Location of Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda

The Uganda map, queen Elizabeth National Park is situated in Kasese

Where is Queen Elizabeth National Park Located?

Where is Queen Elizabeth National Park Located? The park is located in the districts of Kasese, Rubirizi, Kamwengye, and Rukungiri all in western Uganda Queen Elizabeth National Park borders the tourism city of Fort portal and is one of the most visited parks in Uganda. Queen Elizabeth National Park boasts over 95 species of mammals and over 612 species of birds and this makes it to the National Park in Uganda with the highest species of birds. The other interesting attractions within the park include primates such as monkeys, baboons, and chimpanzees with numerous reptiles, butterflies, and amphibians. The park is a suitable habitat for all these species because it offers a wide range of ecosystems capable of sheltering different species of animals.  In this article, I articulate more about where queen Elizabeth National Park using the Ugandan travel Map

Largely located in Kasese district:  The Uganda map, queen Elizabeth National Park is situated in Kasese meaning that visitors will have to drive about 370 kilometers towards the southwestern direction of Kampala city, the Uganda Capital city. Kasese town is an industrious town with a variety of attractions is known for the Mountain Rwenzori dubbed the mountain of the moon and is a mining area for coppers with even a cooper cobalt plant. There are a lot of attractions in this town including several crater lakes, the River Mountains, and now the mighty Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Queen Elizabeth National Park spans the Kasese district on the northeastern side and over 17 percent of the Queen Elizabeth National park are well covered by the district.  Most of the Queen Elizabeth National park part that is within the Kasese district is dominated by water mainly Lake Katwe, Kazinga channel, Lake George, River Mubuku, and other several water bodies. Still, the major part of Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kasese is designed with tracks that enable travelers to do game drive safaris which are done during the morning and evening game drive. It is still in this part with the most appealing features of the park such as the Mweya peninsular within the Kazinga channel where boat cruise safaris are being conducted in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Another area of concern that brothers Queen Elizabeth National Park is Fort portal tourism city which is located in Kabarole district, Fortportal tourism city boasts a very good link to Queen Elizabeth National park as it situated on the best routed and shortest route to the park.  visitors travel for less than one hour from Fort portal Tourism city to Queen Elizabeth national park and thus upon reaching Fort portal, you can make a stopover as your already or nearly in Fort portal town. In Fort portal, you will enjoy the best cultural attractions including the king’s palace and the tombs of Karambi for the royal Babitos, fort portal has other cultural attractions like the Karambi tombs for the Babito royals, the Amabere Ganyinawiru caves well known as stalactites and stalagmites. Have tourism auxiliary services gin Fort portal towns such as bank services, mobile money services, hotels and different lodging proving better accommodation facilities.

Queen Elizabeth National Park can be accessed via road transport and Air transport. By road, you can pass via Mubende the Fort portal tourism city, and then connect to Queen Elizabeth national park from Kampala city, and here you will take about 6 hours to reach Queen Elizabeth national park. You can as well use pass via Mbarara then to Bushenyi and finally to Katunglu main gate which is near the highway to Kasese. You can as well use the airport since there are schedules flights at Entebbe international airport and Kajjansi airfield and you will be airlifted to Myeya or Kasese airstrips to begin your safari activities.

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