About Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth national parks is undoubtedly Uganda’s most famous national park and traveler’s destination. The presence of varied bionetwork to mention the beautiful lakes, extensive savanna,the natural forests and fertile swamps hence making it the best place the big games, ten primate species of course including chimps , 600 bird species.
Queen Elizabeth National Park is in southwest Uganda. Leopards roam the Mweya Peninsula, which lies beside Lake Edward. Nearby Lake Katwe is a huge volcanic explosion crater. Boats on the Kazinga Channel float past hippos and Nile crocodiles. Chimpanzees inhabit the Kyambura Gorge. Trails lead to bat caves in the central Maramagambo Forest. The Ishasha area is home to tree-climbing lions and shoebill storks.
Activities to do in Queen Elizabeth National Park
How to get to queen Elizabeth park
This amazing national park is situated in western Uganda in the and part of Kasese district, Bundibugyo and Bushenyi district. It covers proximately 1978km2 in size. Driving from Kampala city to the park takes about 5-7 hours via the Kampala masaka, mbarara high way and later joining the dirt road that will see you at queen Elizabeth national park about 420km drive. The park can also be accessible from fort portal via kasese Road.
Accessing the park from Bwindi.
When accessing queen Elizabeth national park from Bwindi, the journey is even much more scenic, as it will have you see Lake Edward and Lake George that are joined together by a rich water channel called Kazinga channel. This is though the ishasha sector that is famous the tree climbing lions
SAFARI ACCOMMODATION IN QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
The park has luxury accommodation that will favor all visitors. It also caters for the budget travelers.Mweya safari lodge and Jacana lodge have excellent services and Ishasha wilderness camp with lavishness accommodation.Budget accommodation includes Mweya hotels and Ishasha bandas with average standards that will make your stay memorable. The park also has camping sites such as Maramagambo,Ishasha and Mweya alternatively, one may take on the Hippo Hill Camp adjacent to Katwe along with Kingfisher camp on a beautiful Kichwamba escarpment. Kyambura Uganda safari wildlife is also establishing a luxury lodge that will surely meet your needs.
At Mweya there is an up market lodge, a campsite and budget hostel. Another up market lodge fringes a Crater Lake in Maramagambo Forest. A low-key camp is found in the Ishasha Sector.