ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Queen Elizabeth National Park is the second
largest national park in Uganda at 1,978 sq.
km. It lies north and south of the equator
to the south west of Uganda.
Animals to be seen here include: Hippopotami,
Elephants, lions, hyena, waterbucks, bushbucks,
buffalos, warthogs, kobs, pelicans, king fishers
This park provides an unforgettably unique
KIDEPO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK
This park boast of the best scenery of all
the East African parks. The park consists
of sensational mountain and savannah landscapes.
It is quiet and serene. It is located in the
north eastern Ugandan corner bordering with
Kenya and Sudan.
Animals to be seen here include: leopard,
kudu, zebra, buffalo, cheetah, elephant, giraffe,
oryx, bush baby, lions, kobs, etc
With its sensational landscape, this park
is not to be missed.
It is the largest (at about 3,840 sq. km.)
of all parks in Uganda and has the highest
concentration of animals along the river Nile.
This park offers some of the greatest sceneries
with its highly striking falls and meandering
Animals to be seen here include: crocodiles,
chimpanzee, pangolin, civet, buffalo, hyena,
elephant, giraffe, hippopotamus, leopard,
warthog, lion, giraffe aardvark. baboon, etc
There are plenty of activities to do here
including fishing (nile perch, tiger fish,
tilapia), birding (over 400 bird species including
the shoebill stork, Pel's fishing owl, pennant
winged nightjar, red-throated bee eater) and
forest trekking (there is a forest in the
park which is home to a large number of chimps)
This forest has one of the richest ecosystems
in the whole of Africa. It contains over 120
mammal species including the mountain gorilla,
over 340 birds species, 14 species of snakes,
27 species of frogs and toads, at least 20
species of other reptiles and at least 200
species of butterflies.
Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is a sanctuary
for almost half the world's population of
mountain gorillas (about 330 of 600), which
is the rarest race of these primates.
Other animals to be seen here include: chimpanzee,
elephant, bush pig, giant forest hog, bats
and rodents, etc.
RWENZORI MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK
It boasts of some of the highest peaks in
the world, the Rwenzori Mountains popularly
refered to as the "Mountains of the Moon."
These are permanently snow capped peaks that
offer great trekking experiences for mountain
The Rwenzori Mountains lie along the western
border of Uganda and rise to a height of 5,1OO
metres. They provide a spectacular backdrop
to the national park.
Animals to be seen here include: golden cat,
forest hog, rock hyrax, Sitatunga, elephant,
genet, chimpanzee, Colobus monkey, Duiker,
- Lake Mburo National Park
- Kibale National Park
- Mgahinga National Park
- Mt. Elgon National Park
- Semuliki National Park
great Murchison falls
Equator in Uganda
in the Savanah
Snow Capped Mountains