Today you will transfer from the North Eastern sector of the park to the Southern sector also known as the Ishasha sector. Queen Elizabeth National Park is just less than 2,000km2, contained with in that area is a diverse environment that contains forests, Savannah grassland and lakes. All this means that there are a wide range of birds, mammals and plant life that live within the park and all you have to do is sit back and enjoy the ride!
Your journey will be approx. 100km, 2hrs 30min drive.
A game drive in the Ishasha sector gives you a chance to see the famous tree climbing lions that can be seen hanging out of large fig trees. No one really knows why lions in this area climb trees but there are many theories surrounding this behavior. However, lions are not the only animals to be found in the park. Large herds of Uganda Kob, Hippos, elephant and antelope also roam this part of the park making it an ideal place to view the wildlife at its best.
With the Kazinga Channel and the Game drives ticked off your list, It will be time to leave Queen Elizabeth National Park and continue your journey towards Bwindi and the Gorillas, where the adventure of a lifetime awaits you! This section of the safari will see you enter the traditional area of Kigezi Kingdom which is the southernmost Kingdom on Uganda.
Your journey will be approx; 70km. 2hrs drive
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