This is the Uganda’s most popular destinations with diverse ecosystems ranging from savannah, fertile wetlands, shady and humid forests plus fascinating lakes. The park covers a total land area of 1978km² and it was gazetted in 1952 as Kazinga national park which was letter renamed as Queen Elizabeth II, the park is a home to around 600 bird species and 95 mammal species.
The park is a true Medley of Wonders. The park is surrounded by the backdrop of the jagged Rwenzori Mountains, while dozens of enormous craters carved dramatically into rolling green hills plus the fascinating amazing panoramic views of the Kazinga channel. Interesting activities within the park includes,
Launch trips, visitors who want to experience the many species that resides in this park take up a launch trip from the Kazinga channel, enjoying the channel while on the boat provides a nice view of hundreds of herds of hippos and crocodiles, expert rangers from the park provides an interesting story about over 60 species of birds to the visitors while on the boat.
Chimp tracking, a visit to Kyambura gorge gives a wider experience to the visitors who prefer chimp tracking around the park. Here chimps are tracked and found under their natural environment. This is done daily between 7am and 2pm.
Cultural Encounters, Leopard Village, Kikorongo Women Community and Katwe Tourism Information Centre are among the groups that can take visitors through a walk and relaxation after a game drive, visitors are taken to the caves, visits to a Salty lake Katwe plus a visit to Cultural Museum, enjoying the vibrant performance from the Kikorongo community, learn how to weave baskets and also how to make unique necklace.
Visit to Ishasha sector, this is one of the best destinations in the park, this is located in the southern side, this is where visitor enjoy the unique tree climbing lions having their rest in the branches of fig trees, game drives to the northern side of the park giving a spectacular view of various wildlife including the Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, elephants, warthogs and baboons.