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Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Being the 6th most diverse national park in Uganda, Queen Elizabeth national park  named after the late Queen of England Elizabeth. This was done to honor her visit to Uganda in April 1954. The park boast more than 600 bird species and more than 95 mammals’ species which make it the richest biodiversity destination in Uganda. African Elephants, African buffaloes, topi, water bucks, Nile crocodiles, leopards, spotted hyenas, warthogs, Uganda cob, are among the wildlife you can spot in this national park.

Kazinga channel makes Queen Elizabeth national park a thrilling destination because of the adventurous boat cruise that add unforgettable experiences to travelers who visit. During your boat cruise along Kazinga channel, you can sight the biggest herd of hippos, some crocodiles and other water loving mammals like elephants and buffaloes among others on Kazinga channel.

The only park that you can easily sight a largest herd of African hush elephants and other mammals grazing in the wild. This is why morning and evening game drives are the most rewording activities here as you cannot miss sighting such mammals. It is still in the   game drive that you can easily sight the big cats like lions and leopards in action-hunting.

The southern part of the park of Ishasha sector known for the famous tree climbing lions. These lions are popular because lions naturally do not climb trees and thus a strange behavior. There is no research that has yet confirmed why these lions climb trees while others do not. Speculations like looking for better view of the predators or running away from pest and parasites have been the given reasons. A trip this place is rewarding as you get the first hand sight on these amazing cats relaxing in tree branches.