Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Visit Queen Elizabeth National Park

The main attraction the pulls in visitors to Queen Elizabeth National Park are the large herbivores species, including hippopotamus, elephant, buffalo, Uganda Kob, waterbuck, Topi. Most attractive and more than any savannah park in Uganda can attract the large carnivore species in the park, including lion, leopard, and spotted hyena. Queen Elizabeth National Park is located in the Western Region of Uganda, spanning Kasese, Kamwenge, Rubirizi, and Rukungiri. The park is approximately 400 kilometers (250 mi) by road southwest of Kampala, the capital city. It includes the Maramagambo Forest and Kigezi Game Reserve’s borders, Kyambura Game Reserve, Kibale National Park in Uganda, and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda (QENP), formerly known as Kazinga National Park, was established in 1952 but was renamed in 1954 to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s visit. It lies on Africa’s Western Rift Valley floor, covering 1,978 sq km at an altitude of 884- 1,337m/2,900- 4,386ft. You can enjoy a holistic experience in this splendid park with diverse habitats, including grassland, savannah, forests, wetlands, and lakes. The experience provides the setting of an extensive range of large mammals, primates, birds, and butterflies.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to view wildlife is in the dry season (January to

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  • Game Drives
  • Boat Safaris
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The Park’s grasslands harbor impressive wildlife species such as

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How to get there

Queen Elizabeth NP is located about 410km/255mi north of

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