The park was founded in 1952 as Kazinga National Park, and renamed two years later to commemorate a visit by Queen Elizabeth II.The park is home to over 95 mammal species and over 600 bird species. Its Uganda’s most popular tourist destination. Queen Elizabeth spans the equator line; monuments on either side of the road, mark the exact spot where it crosses latitude 00.
The park’s magnificent vistas include dozens of enormous craters carved dramatically into rolling green hills, panoramic views of the Kazinga Channel with its banks lined with hippos, buffalo and elephants, and the endless Ishasha plains, whose fig trees hide lions ready to pounce on herds of unsuspecting Uganda kob.
As well as its outstanding wildlife attractions, Queen Elizabeth National Park has a fascinating cultural history. There are many opportunities for visitors to meet the local communities and enjoy storytelling, dance, music and more.
The gazetting of the park has ensured the conservation of its ecosystems, which in turn benefits the surrounding communities.
What to do at and around the park:
Game drive and Game Viewing in Uganda.
Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park is the major thought of activity while at the park. The park is known to be a highest concentration of wildlife,
The boat trips in Queen Elizabeth National Park along the Kazinga Channel, connecting Lakes George and Edward is a very interesting and memorable activity done at the park.…