Queen Elizabeth National Park – Wildlife & Tree Climbing Lions

The park is in the western region of Uganda spanning the districts of kasese , Kamwenge, Ruburizi and Rukungiri, and it occupies an estimated 1978 square kilometers and it is approximately 400 kilometers by the road of south west of kampala.

The park includes the maramagambo forest and borders of kigezi game reserve and the kibale national park  in Uganda. It is the most popular and visited national park in Uganda. The park was founded in 1952 as kazinga national park, it is also known for its diverse landscape and wildlife.

Queen Elizabeth receives good rains compared to the Masai Maara and Serengeti hence giving visitors more panoramic views for much of the year. Among the amazing features in the park include crater lakes, Gorges, Salt Lakes and rift valley Lakes like Gorge and Edward.

Queen Elizabeth national park is famous for hosting the rare tree climbing lions but chimpanzees are also seen by the visitors at the Maramagambo and the amazing Kyambura Gorge.

Birds are also an eye catching while at the park at the Kazinga channel In Queen Elizabeth National park.

Nature walks at the Maramagambo forest, hot air balloon wildlife viewing, cultural visits and taking part in wildlife research tours are still some the activities at the park

Things to do & See

  • Lion Experience
  • Bird Watching
  • Chimpanzee
  • Tree Climbing Lions
  • Game Drives
  • Cultural Experience
  • Nature walks
  • Boat Cruise

Near by tourists Attractions to Queen Elizabeth National park

There are a number of national parks that are close to Queen Elizabeth national park that include Rwenzori Mountains National Park.