Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park tree climbing lion

Queen Elizabeth national park was opened by Queen Elizabeth of England in 1954, and this park is located in the Southwestern part of Uganda shared by districts of Kasese, Bushenyi and Rukungiri. The headquarters of Queen Elizabeth National Park in Mweya can be reached through Fort portal to Kasese about 440 kilometers or Mbarara just about 425 kilometers and both way can be traveled between 6-7 hours. For those who want to travel by air a private charter flight can be arranged for you to Kasese air strip where a transfer to the park can be made. This park is considered the second national park covering about 1978sqkm and the most popular visited national park in Uganda. It’s recorded that the park is a home to over 95 mammal species the highest for any Ugandan national park. The park host the big five species such as elephants, leopard, buffaloes, hippos, the famous tree climbing lions others include the Uganda kob, the rare giant Hog and a number of antelope species, as well as chimpanzees, baboons, Black and white Colobus Monkeys among other primates. Over 612 bird species have been also recorded in the Park making it truly a unique park as it has one of the highest numbers in the world these include Lappet-faced Vultures, black bee-eater, palm-nut, African skimmer, pick-backed pelicans, the rare shoebill stork to mention but a few.

 

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Tours and Safaris

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UAAV 010 – 5 Days Bwindi Gorillas & Queen Elizabeth Wildlife

This 5-day and 4 Nights epic journey combines two of Uganda’s best national parks know for their wildlife and hence a should be included in a must go destinations when…

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UAAV 015 – 7 Days Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth & Kibale Chimps

Tour the three of the most popular national parks in Uganda; Bwindi Impenetrable Forest renowned home to the mountain gorillas, Queen Elizabeth National Park host to incredible wildlife including tree…

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UAAV 011 – 5 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife & Kibale Chimps

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UAAV 007 – 3 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari

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UAAV 022 – 13 Days Uganda and Rwanda Wildlife & Chimps

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Bird watching:

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Chimpanzee tracking in Uganda

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Boat Cruise

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Game drive and Game Viewing in Uganda

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Park View Safari Lodge

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Katara Lodge

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Kyambura Gorge Lodge

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Mweya Safari Lodge

Mweya Safari Lodge offers visitors an unforgettable experience. Located on a peninsula within the heart of the Queen Elizabeth National Park, Mweya Safari Lodge is surrounded by the magical Rwenzori…

Enganzi Safari Lodge

Welcome to Enganzi Game Lodge, the perfect gateway to the mighty Queen Elizabeth National park, a perfect setting to begin your journey into the wild. The captivating Enganzi Game Lodge…

Mazike Lodge

MAZIKE LODGE Formerly known as Kyambura game lodge, the lodge acquired its new name, mazike lodge which was revamped into a beautiful and attractive accommodation facility situated in the Kyambura…

Kasenyi Safari Lodge

KASENYI SAFARI LODGE Perched in Kasenyi savannah area of Queen Elizabeth national park, Kasenyi safari lodge unleashes an African touch in the north eastern part of Queen Elizabeth national park.…