Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari – A Feast For All Senses
It’s no idle boast that British Prime Minister Winston Churchill christened Uganda the “The Pearl of Africa.” When it comes to wildlife conservation and eco-tourism, Uganda does command outstanding respect. However, a visit to the country cannot be complete if some time is not set aside to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park can be reached from Kampala either by air or road.
This 2,056 square kilometre park was established in 1952 when the two game reserves of Lake George and Edward were merged into Kazinga National Park. Two years later it was renamed Queen Elizabeth National Park when Queen Elizabeth II of England visited Uganda.
Together with Kyambura and Kigezi wildlife reserves, the park forms one of the most diverse eco-systems in Africa. Queen Elizabeth National Park is really enticing.
Visit with your family or that special person in your life, but go prepared to fall in love all over again for the park is blessed with spectacular scenery and attractions to fill one action packed holiday and still leave scores of other experiences to be enjoyed on a return trip. The low attitude and its location directly on the equator mean that the temperatures can be warm, rising from a mean minimum 18ºC to mean maximum of 28ºC.
The melting glacier waters of the Rwenzori Mountains create a vast wetland system comprising of two main lakes George and Edward.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Red Pepper