Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda's most popular National Park and certainly one of its most scenic. It stretches from the crater-dotted foothills of the Rwenzori ranges in the north, along the shores of Lake Edward to the remote Ishasha River in the South, incorporating a wide variety of habitats that range from wetlands to savannah to lowland forest.
The lush savannah of Queen Elizabeth National Park offers prime grazing to buffaloes, elephants, various antelopes and and a variety of over 600 bird species.
The wonders of Queen Elizabeth National Park are more than what one might think of. The 100m deep Kyambura gorge features a lush tropical forest surprisingly thriving below sea level while its unique floral species bear food for the counts of Chimpanzees that inhabit the gorge. Uganda Safari enthusiasts find Kyambura gorge an exciting site since it presents both adventure and primate viewing experience.
Location:Southwest, near Kasese
Size:Southwest, near Kasese
Only 5 -6 hrs drive away from Kampala city centre via Mbarara, accessible by public transport.
What to do
Launch trips on the Kazinga channel, Game viewing, Bird watching, Chimp tracking and guided walks through Maragambo forest.