Founded as Kazinga national park in 1952, Queen Elizabeth park was renamed after Queen Elizabeth II in 1954 to commemorate her majesty’s visit that year. Regarded as Uganda’s most popular national park, it is home to 95 mammal species that include big game, 10 primate species plus chimpanzees and when you add the 600 bird species, it makes the park one of the best wildlife safari destinations in Uganda. The Kasenyi plains, Kazinga channel , Kyambura gorge and Ishasha plains are the top destinations within the park that offer exciting views of the wildlife as well as landscapes and savana.
Activities – Game drives, Boat cruise along Kazinga channel, Primate tracking at Kyambura gorge, cultural encounters, nature walks, bird watching, cave visits.
Getting there – A road trip from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth national park will last about 7 hours using the Kampala-Masaka-Mbarara- Kasese route or Kampala- Mubende-Fort Portal-Kasese route. It only takes about 2 hours if you are driving from Fort Portal and about 4 hours if you are driving from Bwindi forest.
To rent a car for a guided or self drive safari to Queen Elizabeth national park, simply send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us now +256-774071656 to speak with the reservations team.