What makes Queen Elizabeth national park a popular safari destination.

Queen Elizabeth national park is medly of wonders and understanbly the most popular tourist destination and the oldest park in Uganda.It was opened in 1952 located in western Uganda in Kasese district approximately 410 km from Kampala the capital city accessed through the Mbarara – Masaka highway taking a 6hour drive, the Ishasha sector taking 7-8 hour of driving and the southern route from Bwindi park depending on where you will be coming from. The park is commonly known for its unique physical features, sparkling crater lakes, diverse eco systems like the sprawling savana, shady humid forests and fertile wetlands that make it an ideal habit for classic big game.

Climbing lions of Ishasha.

The park is set against the backdrop of the jagged Rwenzori mountains and one of the magnificent vistas include the dozens of enormous craters curved dramatically into the rolling green hills, panoramic views of the kazinga channel with its banks lined with hippos, buffaloes and elephants plus the endless ishasha plains whose fig trees hide the kings of the jungle ready to pounce on herds of the unsuspecting uganda kobs making you enhance the depth and integrativeness of thought.

Kazinga channel

Besides that, the park has got a fascinating water channel known as the kazinga channel accessed through the mweya pennisular that joins lake Edward to lake George. It is a cool point for viewing games plus the kasenyi plains ideal for lion tracking and it is well seen on a boat cruise down the course of the channel which is the most liked launch cruise trip in Uganda. It drwas a large number of wildlife like hippos, bird species and buffaloes who all quench their thirst from the water channel.

Kyambura Gorge

Create lifetime memories with the kyambura gorge the crevasse best known for its occupant chimps like the Red tail monkeys, high contrast colobus, vervet monkeys and baboons some of which are habituated because it has water hotspot for some creatures and is encompassed by savanna.

Feel like an adventurer as you rent a car or self drive to the park as you send us your request to info@selfdrivecarrentaluganda.com or call us on +256700135510 our staff shall book you an itinerary that suits your package.