Everything was just great!
- Jim J.
The park is named after Queen Elizabeth II and was established in 1954. QENP is known for its wildlife, although many animals were killed in the Uganda-Tanzania War. Many species have recovered, including hippopotamuses, elephants, leopards, lions and chimpanzees; it is now home to 95 species of mammal and over 500 species of birds. The area around Ishasha in Rukungiri District is famous for its tree-climbing lions, whose males sport black manes, a feature unique to the lions in this area.
(Kampala, Lake Mburo National Park, Bwindi, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Semliki National Park, Murchison Falls)
Explore Ugandan National parks on this 12-day itinerary with visits to Lake Mburo National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Semliki National Park, and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
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