Top Things To Do In Queen Elizabeth National Park

Top things to do in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Top things to do in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Top things to do in Queen Elizabeth National Park : Queen Elizabeth national park is one of the most visited safari park in the Pearl of Africa, it is also known as the second largest after Murchison falls national park. The park is situated in south western part of Uganda in the districts of Kamwenge, Rubirizi, kasese and Rukungiri district. It is paramount to note that Queen Elizabeth National Park is blessed with a diversity of unique impressive features like the mesmerizing landscapes, Kazinga channel that connects lake George and Edward, the stunning wildlife populations including the tree climbing lions in ishasha sector which is one of the core attraction why many visitors flood this place.

Here below, we have provided you with the top things to do when you take a tour to Queen Elizabeth national park;

Boat Cruise

Boat cruise adventure in Queen Elizabeth national park is done on the magical Kazinga channel,it is another fascinating way to experience the park wonders, while on the cruise, get chance to see many colorful bird species on the shores including the egrets and king fishers, you will see many wildlife at the shores taking water whilst others wallowing like the Hippos, crocodiles, elephants, buffaloes, warthogs among others.   Boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth national park is charged $30 per person per day.

boat cruise in queen Elizabeth national park

Game drive

This is one of the most interesting activity done in Queen Elizabeth National Park, game drive can be done in the morning or evening hours in the different sections of the park like kasenyi plains to sight huge numbers of wildlife species and ishasha sector where you encounter the tree climbing lions. Game drive with an open roof vehicle give you a great chance to get close to the charming wildlife like herds of African buffaloes, elephants, uganda kobs, lions, leopards, bushbucks, waterbucks, warthogs, faint forest hogs Serval cats, Oribis among others as you explore the park’s beauty. Game drive costs $40 per person per day per person.

game drive in queen Elizabeth national park

Lion tracking experience

As earlier mentioned  Queen Elizabeth national park is the only place in Uganda where you can sight the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector of the park, the other place in East Africa is Lake Manyara national park in Tanzania. On a game drive in Ishasha sector, you will sight many of them resting lazily on the acacia tree branches. You will as well see other intriguing wildlife like the huge numbers of Uganda Kobs – the favorite food to the lions. Lion tracking Experience costs $100 per person per day.

lion tracking in queen Elizabeth national park

Bird Watching

Queen Elizabeth national park is ranked the top leading birding site in Uganda, it is home to over 600 bird species spotted in different corners of the park. Some of the colorful bird species include; flamingos at lake Bunyampaka, pink backed pelican, Sedge Warbler, Verreaux’s Eagle Owl, Yellow-throated Cuckoo, marital Eagle, Papyrus Canary among other beautiful birds.

birding in queen elizabeth national park

Primate trekking

Queen Elizabeth national park is among the best primate destinations in Uganda, there are about 10 Primate species in Kyambura gorge including the impressive number of chimpanzee individuals that has been habituated for tourism. Chimpanzee trekking in Queen Elizabeth national park is charged $50 per person per day. When tracking in the forest, you find other exciting primate species like red tailed monkeys, Vervet monkeys, white and black monkeys,  L’Hoest monkeys, bush babies among others.

queen elizabeth park chimps

Incase you are planning an awesome tour in Queen Elizabeth national park this season, with the above information about the top things to do on your Uganda Safari in this park, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our reservation team by sending an email on info@exceptionalugandagorillasafaris.com or call us directly on  256775630809 / +256784912876 to speak to our reservations team.

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