About Queen Elizabeth National park

Location and access:

Queen Elizabeth is located about 400km, on the equator, west of Kampala. From Kampala, the two routes that can be used to access the park are;

  • Kampala-Mubende Fort portal route.
  • Masaka-Mbarara route.

For road transport, public and private means is easy to arrange from Kampala city, at no extra cost other than the  net price of transportation. contact the Elephant home or your tour operator for current information regarding transportation. 

It is also possible to fly to Queen Elizabeth from Kanjansi (Entebbe Road) to Kasese airstrip. Scheduled flights are available twice a day on most days of the week. Chartered flights can be arranged any day.

Year of establishment: 1952

Size: 1978 square km

Mammals species: over 95 mammals

Primates species: 10

Birds species: Over 500 species

Vegetation and land features: Savannah, Wetlands, Forests, fresh water lakes, salt lakes, rift valley escarpment, equator