Chimpanzee Trekking / Nature Walk in Kyambura Gorge
The stunning Kyambura Gorge lies in the western part of the park. It is about 100 meters deep and supports a lush forest and streams of waters. The Kyambura Gorge forest also referred the “underground forest” harbors a small population of about 20 Chimpanzees which has been habituated for the Chimp trekking adventures. Other primates such as Baboons, and Black-and-white Colobus, and many forest birds can be observed in the forest.
Game Viewing in the Kasenyi Plains
The Kasenyi savanna plains are located in the north of the park. They support plenty of animals and are the main animal viewing grounds during the safari. The Kasenyi plains are the breeding ground of herds of Uganda Kob. The predators like the Lions and Hyena can be spotted hunting from among plenty of Antelopes including Oribi, Waterbuck, Kob. Large herds of Elephants and Buffaloes can be roaming the open plains and congregating around the lakes.
Lake Katwe Salt Mines
The salt mines of Lake Katwe have provided salt to the region for centuries. As has been for ages, the salt is extracted manually with hands. One of the activities on the safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park is taking a tour of the salt mines and interact with the mining community.
Boat Safaris on the Kazinga Channel
Kazinga Channel is a natural stream of water 32km long that connects Lakes Edward and George. The channel harbors plenty of wildlife. An afternoon boat ride on the Kazinga Channel is a highlight of the safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park that rewards with spectacular sightings of Hippos, Crocodiles, Monitor Lizards, Elephants, Buffaloes and Antelopes. The channel is a birdwatcher’s paradise! Hundreds of water species congregate along the banks of the Kazinga Channel. It is the best place to catch the African Fish Eagle in action, and the African Skimmer doing the skimming on the water for fish.
Watching Tree Climbing Lions in Ishasha
Ishasha is located in the remote southwestern tip of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Tree Climbing Lions and Topi are unique game found only in this area of the park, in addition to other common game such as Elephants, Buffaloes, Hyena and Antelope.