1,978 km2 (764 sq mi)
Game drives, Boat cruise, Birding, Chimp trekking
Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo, Hippo
Time to Visit
All year round
This Park located in the western part of Uganda in the districts of Kamwenge, Rukungiri, Rubirizi, and Kasese is the most visited park in Uganda. Elizabeth is the only park visitors get to take photos standing under the demarcated circular sculpture of the equator. There are different souvenirs shops at the equator that sell T-shirts that say "I have crossed the Uganda equator, Have you?" to show off to your friends and families. If you are a nature enthusiast, expect the best gaming adventure that will only get you coming back constantly. The fact that it boarders the Kibale park, and harbors an extension of Congo's Virunga national park makes it the perfect haven for various species of wildlife. The park's location within the rain shadow of the mountain Rwenzori ranges guarantees endless glorious greenery, woodlands, lakes, gorges, rivers, craters and plains. Come prepared to spot 95 mammal species like the hyenas, Sitatunga, serval cats, jackal, civet, colobus monkeys, and leopards. It's a top birding destination in Uganda a haven to over 600 species of beautiful birds with Mweya peninsula being the birding paradise.