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 at Queen Elizabeth is another way to see the Lions and Leopards in Queen Elizabeth Park, often closer than on a regular Game Drive.
The Uganda Carnivore Project research the Lions and other predators such as leopards near Kazinga Channel in the northern sector of Queen Elizabeth.
Several prides of lions have collared members, allowing the researchers to study their habits in this particular area of Queen Elizabeth Park. Individual Leopards are also collared and analyzed in this manner.
Participating in the Lion Tracking Research is like going on a game drive on Steroids; you see more and get more information that you would not get on a standard game drive.
The Lion Tracking research is a joint project of the Uganda Wildlife Authority and the Uganda Carnivore Program led by Dr. Ludwig Siefert, a renowned carnivore expert. Everyone on his team is well trained and experienced with carnivores such as Lions and Leopards.
This is a limited participant and not a mass tourism offering but is an educational, one-of-a-kind opportunity for you to learn about carnivores such as lions and leopards. The Cost is $100 and worth every penny of it.
Lion Tracking Research in Queen Elizabeth Park
Each early morning and in the late afternoon, you can participate in a Lion Tracking Research Experience in Queen Elizabeth Park – these tracking times last between one to three hours and is done twice a day, and track lions who have radio collars attached to them. You will be with researchers and learn the habits of the Lions in Queen Elizabeth Park.
This Lion Tracking Experience is limited to just a few visitors, and one must be booked ahead of time to take part in this unique lion tracking experience in Queen Elizabeth Park. The Cost for a Lion Tracking Permit is 100 USD (plus Park Entrance), and Spaces are limited since you are with Researchers and not on a game drive.
Kabiza Wilderness Safaris can join the Lion Tracking Research Experience in any of our safaris that take in Queen Elizabeth National Park in Southwest Uganda. The reason for the limits on visitors is for the protection of the lions and not to hamper the work of the researchers.
You get to help monitor, track and research the King of the Beasts in Queen Elizabeth Park, which is undoubtedly an out-of-the-ordinary time for visitors to Uganda and another unique wildlife experience offered by the Uganda Wildlife Authority. Queen Elizabeth Park is the only Park in Uganda where the Lion Tracking wildlife research is offered, meaning that if you like to take part, you have to include Queen Elizabeth Park in your itinerary.
This is not just an activity created for visitors. Scientific research is recorded and gives the researchers a better understanding of the habits of the lions found in Queen Elizabeth Park.
If you like to include the Lion Tracking Wildlife Research Experience at Queen Elizabeth Park – please let us know, and we will have it when writing up your itinerary…Enjoy the lions of Queen Elizabeth Park in Uganda.
Contact us if you would like to include Lion Tracking Research in your Safari Itinerary.