Queen Elizabeth Park, previously called Ruwenzori National Park has beautiful scenery with volcanic craters, tropical forests and grassy plains making it a spectacular destination to spot a wide variety of wildlife amongst scenic backdrops. on a Queen Elizabeth Safari one would expect to see large numbers of chimps as well as other monkey species, elephant, hippopotamus, buffalo and lion.
Uganda is known for its endangered gorillas but it has so much more to offer. The Big Five can be found in Uganda with the rhino found at the beautiful Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
If you are travelling to Uganda to see the endangered mountain gorillas ensure you stop at the Queen Elizabeth National Park and see if you can see the local tree climbing lions featuring unique black manes. Take a Queen Elizabeth safari to ensure you capture the essence of Uganda while learning about the astonishing varieties of mammal and birdlife living here.
Who is watching who on a Queen Elizabeth Safari? With around 2500 elephant in the Queen Elizabeth National park spotting them as well as Kob, buffalo, waterbuck, lion will certainly make for exciting times.
The long and natural Kazinga Channel provides a prominent feature of Queen Elizabeth Park in Uganda. A great way to see the beautiful environment while cruising must meters from enormous hippos, elephants and buffalos is to take a boat ride with an expert ranger to guide and narrate. Enjoy watching local fishermen and hippos frolicking on the Kazinga Channel.
The unusual geographical feature of the Kyambura Gorge is not only very spectacular but also is home to many resident chimpanzees and beautiful birds. The lesser flamingos and great egret can be found in the Kyambura Wildlife reserve. A Queen Elizabeth Safari will take you to some incredible unique and scenic parts of Uganda, through a variety of vegetation like acacia woodlands, swampy vegetation, bushy and forest grasslands.