Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park is located in the south western part of Uganda. It covers a total area of 1978 square kilometers and tourists like it for its diverse ecosystems.
The Park’s shady, humid forests, sparkling lakes, fertile wetlands, and sprawling savannah provides good shelter to ten primates including Chimpanzees, 600 bird species and large numbers of the big game.
Queen’s spectacular sights include the scenic views of Kazinga Channel that attracts a number of elephants, buffalos, hippos and water bird species, the enormous craters that are carved into the rolling green hills and the Ishasha plains.
Visitors to Queen, usually get there by road transport or air transport means. It’s about 420 km from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
By road, it takes about 7-8 hours to drive from Kampala to the Park suburbs via Kampala- Masaka – Mbarara highway including a stopover at the equator and in Mbarara town for lunch.
If not road, you can go by air transport means and private charters are arranged from Kajjansi airstrip to Mweya airstrip. You can also access Queen from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
This is possible when you are connecting from Buhoma sector via a route that pass through the Southern Ishasha sector.