Where To Stay In Queen Elizabeth National Park : Queen Elizabeth national park is known as the second largest national park in Uganda after Murchison falls national park and it is located in the Eastern region of the country in Kasese district covering a total surface area of about 1980 square kilometers. Queen Elizabeth National park was first known as Kazinga channel and later it derived its name after the visit of the Queen of England and this game reserve was named to Queen Elizabeth National park. more so, this national park is ranked to be among the best destinations one could ever choose to travel to while on their adventurous Uganda safari within Uganda because it has a number of many tourist attractions which attract large numbers of tourists to move from all over the different parts of the country and visit to explore within the park and therefore some of these attractions include; Lake Gorge, Kazinga channel, lake Katwe which is famously known to be a salt lake in the country and touring around this lake gives tourists chances to watch the process of how salt is mined, lake katwe explosion craters and many others.
Queen Elizabeth national park is also considered the most visited national park in Uganda compared to other game parks in the country and all this is because of its tree-climbing lions, which are known to be the top tourist’s attraction in the country, and they have contributed a lot towards the tourism industry of the country. More so, for one to sight see the tree climbing lions in large numbers while touring around the park are encouraged to go through within Ishasha sector. However, Queen Elizabeth national park is also known to be a home to other large numbers of mammal species such as; giraffes, leopards, chimpanzees, African elephants, lions, pelicans, flamingoes, zebras, bush duikers, bush bucks and other primate species such as; black and white colobus monkeys, red velvet monkeys, blue monkeys among others. more so, exploring through this national park blesses tourists with great opportunities to participate in many interesting activities like; bird watching due to the fact that it is a home to many bird species, lion tracking, chimpanzee trekking, game viewing, game drives, boat cruise, guided nature walks, community visits, cultural encounters, and they can also visit caves such as the bat caves which are found within the Maragambo forest.
Tourists planning to go on a safari in Queen Elizabeth National park can always do so at any time of the year however, the dry season is considered to be the best time for one to travel to this game park because it is during this period of time that the grass vegetation always happens to be short hence enabling individuals to capture classic views of all the interesting features and creatures in the park and also there is always less rains which help the daily programs of people to still go on as planned. And the rainy season is considered to be the worst time for one to ever decide to travel while on a safari in Uganda because, it is during this period of time when the season is always low and with much rains which lead the roads to be slippery and muddy which makes the transport means difficult and some activities difficult such as; hiking. Therefore, they should note that this dry season is between months of June to September, and from Mid-December to February.
Accommodation facilities offered in Queen Elizabeth National park.
Queen Elizabeth National park has many accommodation facilities that are always available for their guests however, these lodging facilities are always ranged and put in different classes such as; budget, mid-range and luxury. Hence giving a chance to the visitor to choose where to stay basing on their choice of preference and where it matches with their budget. therefore, some of these lodging facilities include; Kyambura Gorge lodge, Mweya safari lodge, Ishasha wilderness camp which is located in the Southwestern region of the park, Ishasha jungle lodge, Simba safari lodge, Queen Elizabeth bush lodge, Kasenyi safari camp and many others.
more so, all these lodging facilities work effortlessly to ensure that their guests have a peaceful and comfortable stay by offering them with great services like; free breakfast which is normally served within the rooms, free parking for those visitors who come driving their own cars, free WI-FI that is always available hence enabling them to keep clear communications with their people back at home, a 24 hour room service which enables them to be attended to at any time they are in need of something, a 24 hour tight security whereby ensuring the safety of their guests is top key, laundry and ironing services, each lodge has a restaurant that offers their guests with both local or international dishes, a well stocked bar, swimming pool where guests with good swimming skills always go to relax and cool off their hot long day and many others.
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