Queen Elizabeth National Park the savanna reserve that covers an area of 1978 Square Kilometers is popular, accessible and has unique features and vegetation ranging from forested Kyambura Gorge to Open Savannah, Maramagambo Forest, Kyambura Game Reserve, ten crater lakes, vastness of Lake Edward, acacia, euphorbia trees and the Papyrus Swamps around Lake George giving Queen Elizabeth National Park a chance to be the inhabitant of wildlife.

Out of the area that is covered by Queen Elizabeth National Park, 50% lies in Bushenyi District, then 33% lying in Rukungiri District and estimated 17% lying in Kasese District. Ishasha River and Lake Edward on the Congolese border borders the park in the West, while in the North its bordered by Kasese and Foothills of Rwenzori, in the East its bordered by Kalinzu Forest Reserve, Lake George and Kyambura Gorge and Kigezi Wildlife Reserve borders the park in the South.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is blessed with almost 95 mammal species which is the highest in Uganda National Park. Over 606 different bird species which calls for bird watching in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Primate species including Chimpanzees in Kyambura for Chimpanzee Trekking, L’Hoest’s monkey, Vervet monkey, red-tailed monkey, Blue monkey, Olive Baboon, Black and White Colobus Baboon. While Game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park you will have an opportunity to see different game including the big five like including Elephants, Leopards, Lions, Buffaloes, hippopotamus, Side-striped Jackal, Spotted Hyena, Bushbuck, Uganda Kob, Sitatunga Antelope, Defassa Waterbuck and Topi. You will also have the Kazinga Channel Launch/boat Trip in Queen Elizabeth National Park where you will see some mammals like Hippopotamus, Crocodiles and Water birds etc. also flocks of flamingo on the crater lakes.

While mentioning Queen Elizabeth National Park you shouldn’t forget the remote Ishasha Sector in the South western part famous for the tree-climbing lions. You will go for game viewing in order to spot the tree-climbing lions.

Activities in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Game viewing
  • Launch/Boat Trip on Kazinga Channel
  • Chimp Tracking in Kyambura Gorge
  • Maramagambo Forest Walk
  • Katwe Crater Lakes