Kyambura Gorge

Kyambura Gorge

Kyambura Gorge is an 11 Km gorge extending from the Kazinga channel to Kyambura on the north-eastern part of Queen Elizabeth National park. The gorge is 27 meters deep forming a V-shaped valley.

It constitutes the Kyambura Game Reserve which forms part of the Queen Elizabeth Protected Area (QEPA).

The Gorge is a water source for many animals with a river draining to the marshy area around Lake George surrounded by savanna.  The Gorge is famously noted for its high concentration of primate life with the main activity taking place being Chimpanzee tracking , bird watching and nature walks.

Kyambura gorge viewing platform
Kyambura gorge viewing platform

The gorge is split by Kyambura river which is home to several hippos, snakes and provides water to elephants and buffaloes which can be seen occasionally in the gorge with several tracks leading to the gorge from Queen Elizabeth national park.

The Kyambura Gorge view point located 2 Km off the Katunguru-Ishaka high way in the Kyambura area has one of the best views in Queen  Elizabeth national park from the lushy green vegetation to the savanna in the low lands of the savanna park.

The Kyambura Escarpment has several tourist lodges and accommodation facilities as it’s located on the edge of Queen Elizabeth national park a popular tourist destination in Uganda famous for the tree climbing lions and the Mweya peninsula with the the famous Kazinga channel.

Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura gorge is a popular activity amount budget travelers to Uganda and safari goers with limited time as it allows them to combine a wildlife safari game drive with chimpanzee tracking on a day trip to Queen Elizabeth national park.

Kyambura gorge can be accessed from either Kyambura or Katunguru depending on where you booked your accommodation.

The gorge is located in Rubirizi district 44 Km from Kasese town at the edge of Queen Elizabeth national park.

Book your Uganda trip with Bujuku Eco Tours on a 3 days trip to Queen Elizabeth National park to explore Kyambura Gorge.

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