"Queen Elizabeth National Park" Uganda by Legolas5

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Queen Elizabeth National Park, and the Nile source

Queen Elizabeth National Park covers ~2000 sq. Kilometers ans is located in the western part of Uganda, near the border with Kongo.
it takes 6 to 7 hours drive from Kampala. I reccomend to drive one way on the northern route through Fort Portal, and the other on the main road through Mbrara and Masaka.
We spent there 2 nights. The Park has magnificent sceneries, wildlife, birds and an excellent "Mweya Lodge".

The Nile source - at Jinja, about 1.5 hours drive from Nairobi. Its an interesting site, though neglected. There are Kayaks and rafting opportunities.

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  • In a nutshell:Less travelled then Kenya, Friendly and promising
  • Last visit to Uganda: Jun 2010
  • Intro Updated Jul 2, 2010
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