Queen Elizabeth National Park
It is little wonder that Queen Elizabeth National Park boasts one of the highest biodiversity ratings of any game park or reserve in the world. Almost 100 mammal species and a remarkable 606 bird species makes this superb safari territory.
Size 1,978 sq km
Southwest near Kasese.
Getting there and away
The park lies 5-6 hours from Kampala on a surfaced road via Mbarara, and can be reached on a dirt road from Bwindi. Accessible by public transport.
Launch trips on the Kazinga Channel offer great viewing, as do game rives around Mweya. Bird watching is excellent. Also available are chimp tracking in Kyambura gorge and guided walks in Maramagambo forest.
Visiting time; any time of the year
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