Sunday, December 13, 2015

Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP)

Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP)

Queen Elizabeth National Park 2.056km is situated south of the Rwenzori Mountains, bordering with DR Congo and including two lakes, George and Edward, which are connected through the natural Kazinga Channel. It is an Eco System made of Wetland and open Savannah areas, on an altitude of 910 meters at the location of Lake Edward.

Queen Elizabeth National Park Species: Queen Elizabeth records a large number of animals, including 95 mammal species (among them Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Uganda Kobs, Buffaloes, Jackals, Spotted Hyenas) and 10 Primate species, like Chimpanzees, Vervet monkeys, Blue Monkeys, Red‐tailed Monkeys, Black and White Colobus, Olive Baboons. The list of Birds is of 606 species recorded, possibly the highest in any of the African National Parks and indeed in the world

Queen Elizabeth National Park Activities and Attractions: Launch trip from Mweya along Kazinga Channel for a wonderful Wildlife experience, Game Drives in Kasenyi Planes (Northern Sector) and in Ishasha (Southern sector, searching for the typical Tree Climbing Lions in the Fig’s trees). Chimpanzee Tracking in Kyambura Gorge, Bird Watching and Nature Walk in Maramagambo Forest.

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