This park is situated in the southwestern region of Uganda, close to the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is a spectacular area that is framed against the spectacular backdrop of the Rwenzori mountains. The park boasts a wide range of terrain features including volcanic craters, acacia woodlands, savannah grasslands, tropical forests, and swamps. Visitors can enjoy the picturesque views of the Kazinga Channel with abundant herds of buffalo, elephants, and kobs. Boat rides across the Kazinga Channel, which links two lakes, Edward and George, are also available.
Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to over 95 mammal species and over 600 bird species, with the most highlighted animal being the big tree-climbing lions and leopards. Because of its diverse environment, including shady humid forests, crater lakes, fertile wetlands, and sprawling savannah, it is an ideal habitat for large game such as elephants, buffalos, antelopes and warthogs. The lush Ishahsa plains provide the perfect habitat for the tree-climbing lions and leopards,
The park’s cultural heritage is as vibrant as its wildlife. From storytelling to cultural dances and music, the Basongora, Banyabindi and Bakonzo ethnic groups around the park share their customs with travelers. Thanks to the park’s gazetting, its ecosystems are preserved, bringing great benefits to the local communities.
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