Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda’s most popular park. The park was garzeted in 1952 and was originally called Kazinga National Park before it was renamed queen Elizabeth national park to commemorate the Queen Elizabeth II visit. The park is endowed a diverse ecosystem comprising of huge savannah areas, shady, humid forests, sparkling lakes and fertile wetlands. The park harbors lots og wildlife consisting of game, ten primate species and over 500 species of birds. With the Rwenzori Mountains as a backdrop, the park’s magnificent vistas include dozens of enormous craters carved dramatically into rolling green hills. There are panoramic views of the Kazinga Channel, its banks lined with Hippos, buffaloes and elephants. The fig trees of the endless Ishasha plains are habitat for the elusive lions, ready to pounce on herds of Uganda Kob.
In addition, the cultural history of Queen Elizabeth Park is fascinating. Opportunities abound for visitors to meet with local communities, which entertain with dancing, music and storytelling.
The Kazinga Channel