Queen Elizabeth National park

This is the most visited national park in Uganda.  It is located in kesese district, western Uganda it occupies an estimated 1, 978 square kilometres (764 sq. mi). It extends from Lake George in the north-east to Lake Edward in the South-west and it includes the KAZINGA channel connecting these two amazing lakes.

queen Elizabeth national park

Queen Elizabeth was founded in 1952. At First it was called Kazinga National Park.

Then after two years it was named to commemorate a visit by Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is known for its wildlife, including chimpanzees, Uganda lions, elephants,  buffaloes, crocodiles, cape buffaloes, and hippopotami.

The area in Ishasha in Rukungiri district is well .known for its tree climbing lions, whose males sport black manes. It is believed that poachers killed six elephants in 2015. This caused defeats and rage within the community of conservation in Uganda.

queen Elizabeth national park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is also well known for its volcanic features like volcanic cones and deep craters like katwe craters where salt is extracted.

Queen Elizabeth National Park also has services like teleconference run by CONSERVATION THROUGH PUBLIC HEALTH and Uganda Wildlife Authority, neighboring the Queen’s Pavilion, game and scenic drives, boat launches, and park lodges.

Queen Elizabeth National park