Encountering the tree climbing lions in Uganda –Uganda Safari News
The Uganda gifted by nature is also blessed with the tree climbing lions that are breading in the country’s second largest national park Queen Elizabeth national park. The tree climbing lions are among the most luring, a charming, and fascinating tourist attraction in Uganda’s safari destination of Queen Elizabeth national park. In Uganda‘s Queen Elizabeth national park ,the tree climbing lions can be encountered in the famous Ishasha sector .The sector is conveniently positioned along the way to Uganda’s gorilla trekking destination of Bwindi impenetrable national park . All the cited places are perfectly found in southwestern part Uganda which is famous in as the Switzerland of Uganda.
Encountering the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha, is an experience of its own which can be only got in Uganda. The amazing tree climbing lions are seen most during mid-day when they are swinging on the fig trees which are the common tree species in this Ishasha area. The luring lions feed on weak- small animals like the antelopes, among others. It is very interesting to encounter the tree climbing lions when they chasing their prey and this life time experience is gained on game drives with in the Ishasha sector in Queen Elizabeth.
While in Queen Elizabeth National park for tree climbing lion encounter, expect to enjoy the views and sights of different wildlife species like African Elephants, warthogs, Antelopes –lion’s prey, Leopards, Hippos, Buffalos, waterbucks, primates species like baboons, chimpanzees, white and black monkeys, in the Kyambura gorge among others.
The park also houses more than 600 species of birds and there bird lovers can amalgamate encountering lions with bird watching. For those with the dreams of trekking the primates, they can explore the Ishasha sector for lion and Kyambura gorge and Maramagambo forest to trek chimpanzees, baboons, vervet and black as well as white colobus monkeys among others.
Visitor planning for safari to Uganda mainly to confront the tree climbing lions should not be scared of where to stay. This is because Queen Elizabeth national park is served with all types of accommodations ranging from luxury, Mid-range to Budget lodges. The lodge offer quality accommodation services at competitive price. Among the many lodges include the Ishasha wilderness camp, Mweya Hotel, Mweya safari Lodge, Jacana safari Lodge, Bush Camp, Hippo Hill Camp and lodge, , Kyambura Game lodge,and so on.
From Ishasha sector, one can easily connect Bwindi impenetrable National Park for life time Mountain gorillas trekking experience.
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