Queen Elizabeth is one of Uganda’s largest and oldest protected areas that travelers have made their favorite overtime. The park is located in the western side of Uganda in the districts of Kasese, Bundibujo, and partly Rukungiri. The park is home to a variety of wildlife including the big 5. Queen Elizabeth National Park is famously known for the famous tree climbing lions that are seen in large numbers as they rest on the big trees. Large herds of Elephants, hippos, kobs, buffaloes, water bucks, giraffes, warthogs, baboons, and chimpanzees at the Kyambura Gorge. This park also harbors the famous Kazinga Channel which is a connection of two lakes George and Edward in the west.
For anybody planning to visit this beautiful Park will need to know the correct timing for a better experience at this world heritage. There are basically two seasons for a game viewing experience in Pearl of Africa.
Peak season
This is normally the dryer period of the year; the grass is normally shorter which makes game viewing much easier for visitors on a game drive. This period is normally between the months of June to September and December to March. There less chances of rain in these months making less interruptions during your visit to the park.
Low Season
This is period is known as low season due to the low turn up of visitors coming to the park during this period. These months are normally wet months of the year with rains at any time of the day. The undergrowth in the park is thick in some areas which makes it a bit difficult to spot particular wildlife species. This however does not mean that you will not be able to have an amazing game viewing experience as the rains are accompanied with a hot sun on most of the days that dries the ground for you to continue with the activities.