Attractions In Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda

Queen Elizabeth national park has got landscape, flora, and fauna and is the best-protected area in Uganda with so much wildlife.

Attractions In Queen Elizabeth National Park

Attractions in Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park is located in Kasese district in western Uganda which is famous for its mountain of the moon (Mountain Rwenzori), this park is second to Murchison falls National Park when it comes to size and was gazette in 1952. Attractions in Queen Elizabeth National Park are reasons it has earned. Queen Elizabeth national park has got landscape, flora, and fauna and is the best-protected area in Uganda with so much wildlife.

Attractions in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Katwe salt works in Queen Elizabeth National Park: Lake Katwe is found in the north of Mweya peninsular, northwestern of Queen Elizabeth National Park making Katwe salt Crater Lake one of the most crater lakes found in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Lake Katwe is a saline crater lake famous for the splendid crater drive and it has inlets but no outlets which make the lake salty. In the dry season when the water becomes concentrated it forms salt pans on the bottom and crystalized salt forms on the surface. While at Lake Katwe you can visit the Germany salt factory, salt mining process among others.

The landscape of Queen Elizabeth National Park: The landscape of the park is breathed taking and beautiful to give you a pearl glamour of Uganda. Queen Elizabeth National Park is located near Mountain Rwenzori and has undulating hills that make the scenery beautiful and a beautiful view of mountain ranges on sunny days. Queen Elizabeth national park has a lot got plains filled with golden brown savannah grassland vegetation which is something you relax on your mind when you wake up.

Kyambura escarpment in Queen Elizabeth National Park: Kyambura escarpment has got a lot of interesting features i.e. Kyambura gorge which is something not common. The gorge is a strip of the rain forest with savannah grassland plains. Kyambura gorge was shaped by the Kyambura river, the strip Kyambura escarpment is the best site for many safari accommodation facilities in Queen Elizabeth national park and it’s from this escarpment that you have a good view of queen Elizabeth national park with its savannah plains and savannah woodland tree species i.e. acacia trees.

Crater lakes of Queen Elizabeth National Park: Queen Elizabeth has 10 crater lakes i.e. Lake Katwe, Lake Nkugute, Lake Nyomunuka, Lake Kitagata, Lake Kyasanduka, Lake Banyampaka, Lake Katinda among others. And these are volcanic craters in the western rift valley. The crater lakes have beautiful scenery for photography and hiking

Wildlife of Queen Elizabeth National Park: Queen Elizabeth national park is blessed with 95 mammal species, 600 bird species, reptiles, bats, and insects. Queen Elizabeth national park has the biggest numbers of hippopotamus in east Africa, it has 3000 hippos, it also has 4000 elephants and 2000 butterflies

Tree climbing lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park: Tree climbing lions are species of lions so unique in East Africa and they are not like another lion you have seen on television in the world. These lions are only found in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Manyara in Tanzania. In Queen Elizabeth National Park you can see these lions in the Ishasha sector south of the park more than in Lake Manyara in Tanzania. The lions hung in the candelabra trees during hot weather to cool and also climb the trees to spot their play i.e. Uganda kobs grazing in the fields and also climb to run away from tsetse flies on the ground. This is a major attraction that brings a lot of visitors to the southern part of the park.

Kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park: This is described as magical by visitors who visit the park and it’s a beautiful spot for Queen Elizabeth National Park. Kazinga channel is the home of most wild animals in Queen Elizabeth National Park during the dry season as most animals come to drink water. Kazinga channel is where the famous lunch cruise is done. While on the shores of the Kazinga channel you can see schools of hippos cooling in water, herds of buffaloes, crocodiles, and elephants showering while on the lunch cruise you can see lions with their cabs running after birds. Kazinga channels are among the best birding area in east Africa

Equator Line in Queen Elizabeth National Park: Queen Elizabeth national park is crossed by the equator at zero degrees. At the equator, visitors stop by and take photos and record moments.

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