Lion Tracking Research in Queen Elizabeth Park with Researchers on the Kasenyi Plains
A Unique one-of-a-kind experience tracking the Lions with the Uganda Carnivore Project
Lion Tracking Research in Queen Elizabeth Park is another way to see the Lions and Leopards in Queen Elizabeth Park, often closer than on a regular Game Drive: Embark on a unique and unparalleled adventure as we delve into the world of lions and leopards through the Lion Tracking Research in Queen Elizabeth Park. This extraordinary experience offers an up-close encounter with these magnificent predators, often providing closer proximity than a regular game drive.
The Uganda Carnivore Project spearheads the research efforts, focusing on studying lions and other predators, including leopards, in the northern sector of Queen Elizabeth Park, near the renowned Kazinga Channel.
Pride of lions in the area has been collared, allowing the researchers to gain valuable insights into their behavior and habits specific to this region of Queen Elizabeth Park. Individual leopards are also collared, enabling in-depth analysis of their movements and patterns.
Participating in the Lion Tracking Research is like embarking on a game drive on steroids. You will have the opportunity to observe these majestic animals and gain a wealth of information that extends beyond what a standard game drive can offer.
The Lion Tracking Research project is a collaboration between the Uganda Wildlife Authority and the Uganda Carnivore Program, led by Dr. Ludwig Siefert, a renowned expert in carnivore studies. The team members are highly trained and experienced in working with and understanding the behavior of carnivores like lions and leopards.
It’s important to note that this is not a mass tourism offering but a limited participant experience, ensuring an educational and intimate opportunity to learn about these fascinating carnivores. The cost of participating in the Lion Tracking Research is $100, and every penny is well worth the unique insights and knowledge you’ll gain from this remarkable adventure.
Prepare for an exceptional journey into the world of lions and leopards, where you’ll witness their behavior up close and contribute to the ongoing efforts of carnivore conservation through the Lion Tracking Research in Queen Elizabeth Park.
Lion Tracking Research in Queen Elizabeth Park
Enjoy an extraordinary wildlife experience by participating in the Lion Tracking Research in Queen Elizabeth Park. This unique activity allows you to track lions with radio collars, providing invaluable insights into their behavior and habits. The tracking sessions are conducted twice daily, during the early morning and late afternoon, and typically last between one to three hours.
Accompanied by experienced researchers, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the fascinating lion population in Queen Elizabeth Park and contribute to their conservation efforts. Please note that this exclusive experience has limited availability, and it is essential to book ahead of time to secure your spot. The cost of a Lion Tracking Permit is USD 100 (plus the Park Entrance fee), and spaces are limited due to the involvement of researchers rather than a traditional game drive setup.
When you choose a safari with Kabiza Wilderness Safaris, including Queen Elizabeth Park in Southwest Uganda, you can join the Lion Tracking Research Experience. However, it’s essential to understand that visitor numbers are restricted to protect the lions and ensure the researchers can carry out their work effectively.
By participating in the Lion Tracking Research, you become part of the vital monitoring and research efforts dedicated to the “King of the Beasts” in Queen Elizabeth Park. The Uganda Wildlife Authority offers this exceptional opportunity exclusively, making Queen Elizabeth Park the only park in Uganda where lion-tracking wildlife research is available. If you want this experience, include Queen Elizabeth Park in your itinerary.
It’s crucial to note that the Lion Tracking Research is not solely designed for visitors’ enjoyment but also serves as a scientific endeavor to deepen our understanding of the lion population in Queen Elizabeth Park.
If you would like to include the Lion Tracking Wildlife Research Experience in your visit to Queen Elizabeth Park, inform us during the itinerary planning process. Prepare to be captivated by the incredible lions of Queen Elizabeth Park and savor this exceptional wildlife encounter during your time in Uganda.
Other Lion Tracking Activities in Queen Elizabeth Park:
Other Lion Tracing activities cost less than the Lion Tracking Research in Queen Elizabeth Park that can be done in Queen Elizabeth Park, which we have listed below.
Track the famous Tree-Climbing Lions in the Ishasha area of Queen Elizabeth Park:
If you’re eager to witness an extraordinary sight in East Africa, Ishasha is the ultimate destination for tracking tree-climbing lions. These remarkable creatures are known to ascend the branches of fig or acacia trees after a night of hunting on the Ishasha Plains.
The Ishasha region of Queen Elizabeth Park offers a one-of-a-kind lion-tracking experience that will undoubtedly enchant you. Here, you’ll have the chance to observe these unique lions in action as they navigate the tree canopies—an incredible sight sure to create lasting memories.
Not only will you have the opportunity to witness this fascinating behavior, but it’s also the perfect occasion to capture stunning photographs of these rare tree-climbing lions perched high in the branches. Don’t miss the chance to document this remarkable phenomenon and add exceptional images to your collection.
Prepare for an extraordinary adventure in Ishasha, where tracking tree-climbing lions provides an unforgettable and awe-inspiring experience.
Track Lions on the Kasenyi Plains or around Mweya in Northern Queen Elizabeth Park:
In addition to the Ishasha region, you can track lions in the northern section of Queen Elizabeth Park, specifically in the Mweya area and on the Kasenyi plains. These areas offer excellent opportunities for lion sightings and tracking experiences.
We recommend participating in game drives with a knowledgeable ranger to enhance your lion-tracking adventure. They possess valuable background information and are skilled in locating the lions’ whereabouts during tracking. Their expertise will significantly increase your chances of spotting these majestic creatures.
For the ultimate lion-tracking experience, the Lion Tracking Research in Queen Elizabeth Park is unrivaled. This activity guarantees sightings of lions fitted with electronic tracking collars, ensuring accurate monitoring and research. By tracking these collared lions, you’ll observe them in their natural habitat and contribute to understanding human-lion conflicts that occur within and around Queen Elizabeth Park.
The Lion Tracking Research provides invaluable insights into the ongoing dynamics between humans and lions, shedding light on both parties’ challenges in this shared ecosystem.
Immerse yourself in the world of lions and gain a deeper understanding of their behavior and the human-lion conflict through the remarkable Lion Tracking Research in Queen Elizabeth Park.