The Tourism Channel in Uganda


The Tourism Channel in Uganda is found in Queen Elizabeth national park, a 40km natural stream joining the two lakes Edward and George the channel is key in the park popular for its high population density of hippos.it is relatively shallow in depth about 3 to 4 meters with two parts north kazinga channel and kasenyi plains both of which are good points for game viewing, lion tracking is ideal in the plains, and the tree-climbing ones the southern part of the park. The channel is lined with a swamp on its northern shores beneath the Mweya peninsular, running 20 miles across two African lakes.

What to do at the Channel

The Tourism Channel in Uganda

Boat cruise along the channel gives a contrast to the land-based tour in Queen Elizabeth national park, a visitor can do a game drive in the morning and an afternoon boat cruise. It is home to land, air, and water-based animals for example, hippos, elephants, crocodiles, buffaloes, waterbucks, impalas, that come around to drink water and graze, countless bird species commonly seen is the kingfisher, cormorants, pelicans, fish eagles, ducks, gulls along the channel the park its self is a paradise of birds and most sought of for birding safaris. Predators like lions, hyenas, leopards are rare to find they come briefly to drink water.

The Tourism Channel in Uganda

The Tourism Channel in Uganda is well known for boat cruises, at the course of the channel boat cruise sparks off at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm as scheduled at a cost of 32 dollars per person bookings can be made at the Mweya peninsular within the national park. The boat cruise is 3-4hours by an experienced guide

The Tourism Channel in Uganda

Your boat safari will give you amazing scenery of the park, distant views of the Virunga mountain ranges in the democratic republic of Congo, there is a chance to see the fishing village the channel attracts a lot of wildlife in Queen Elizabeth national park.

The channel is located in the Kasese district approximately 420km from the city Kampala, Mweya peninsular is where the boat cruise starts from about 20km from Kasese, chatter flights can be organized from Entebbe or Kajansi Kampala