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Queen Elizabeth National Park

Tree Climbing Lion

“the grandest view I have ever seen, looking north from Ankole escarpment with lakes Edward and George and the Kazinga Channel in the foreground and the whole snow capped range of the Rwenzori as a backdrop” – Sir Andrew Cohen

Queen Elizabeth National Park is the most popular park in Uganda, evidenced by the number of tourists visiting each year. It is famous for its tree-climbing Lions and is blessed with an assortment of crater lakes, Forested gorges, Savannah plains, swamps, rivers and the beautiful Kazinga Channel-home to an abundance of wildlife. The park can also offer Chimpanzee tracking in the forest in Kyambura Gorge.

Located southwest of Kampala, near Kasese, Queen Elizabeth National Park is only an hour fifteen minutes away from Entebbe by Aerolink flight.

Activities and attractions include:

  • Guided nature walks
  • Boat ride on the Kazinga Channel
  • Game drives
  • Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura gorge and Kibale National park
  • Visit to the ancient mines
  • Birdwatching
  • Visit to the salt lake

Airstrips: Kasese and Mweya

Timetable

From

To

Departure

Arrival

 

Entebbe

Kasese/Mweya

0700

1005

 

Kasese/Mweya

Entebbe

1020

1125

 

Entebbe

Kasese/Mweya

1015

1205

Mid morning daily flight except low season (April, May and November).

Kasese/Mweya

Entebbe

1220

1330

Entebbe

Kasese/Mweya

1200

1435

 

Kasese/Mweya

Entebbe

1455

1555

 

Internal Flights

From Kasese / Mweya airstrips passengers can fly to:-

  • Mweya /Kasese airstrip (Queen Elizabeth National Park)
  • Semiliki (Semuliki National Park)
  • Kihihi and Kisoro (Bwindi Impenetrable National Park)