Leopard tracking experience is Uganda is fantastic!! Despite being notoriously shy, leopard sighting can be done in various national parks in the country. These solitary, magnificent big cats roam freely in this National Park, and you can radio track them from the comfort of a game viewing safari vehicle. Acacia Safaris Limited has well planned safari packages that will allow you experience leopard sighting in Uganda in different national parks. Leopard tracking is done as you track the leopards fitted with a collar on the radio tracking them from their hide out with the help of experienced guides and rangers together with researchers, this experience helps to note the distinctive nature of the leopards. Leopards are shy and calm.
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park is the second popularly visited Uganda Safari park popular and the second largest as well, covering 1,978 Sq. Km. The national park is divided by the equator line and home to over 95 mammal species. Extending from Lake George in the north-east to Lake Edward in the southwest, this safari park is a bird watching paradise with the highest concentration of bird species. About 600 bird species are known to be within the boundaries of the National Park. Leopard tracking was yet added on one of the experiences in Queen to supplement Lion tracking along with other interesting activities.
Leopard tracking is currently only in Queen Elizabeth national, one of the 10 existing national parks in Uganda. In Queen Elizabeth National Park, Leopards roam freely within the park though sometime spotting them is not as easy as you may think, being shy animals, the spend most of their time hiding in caves thus hardly spotted by tourists. Therefore this experience was introduced for those who would not want to leave the park without spotting the big cat.
While on your leopard tracking experience in Uganda- Queen Elizabeth National Park, researchers will help you spot out a few distinctive features of the leopards, during mating you will be able to spot a male and female together or else the female with its young ones.
The tracking of these magnificent big cats that roam freely in the large National Park is truly amazing!!! The experience is one of a kind and a must include when planning your visit to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
While on a leopard tracking experience in Queen Elizabeth National Park, leopards to be tracked have a radio collar attached in the neck, and through a complex designed radio antenna, you are fully assured of seeing the leopard with a tracker during this experience. This will be a great opportunity for you to learn the habits of the leopards while observing them. During the tracking time, you will be advised to highly take note of nocturnal roars and their intensity with other animals like the hyenas inclusive because anything distress has price. Let us help you plan your leopard tracking adventure while on a vacation in Uganda or allow us to entirely help you craft your Uganda safari itinerary today and have unbeatable experiences in the sweet African jungles.