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5 Best Places To See Tree Climbing Lions In Africa

5 Best Places To See Tree Climbing Lions In Africa

Here, we offer you the top 5 best places to see tree climbing lions in Africa, you will never miss a glance at lions in the middle of the African trees. This may be surprising to some of you but to others, this is something that interests their travel to the wild. did you know that lions also have something that gives them pain? Of course they are the kings of the jungle but this doesn’t prevent them from experiencing pain.

It is said that these lions have behaviorally adapted to climb and laze on tree branches as a way of protecting themselves from irritating insect bites on the ground. They, therefore climb huge fig trees to escape their annoying insect bites. Why don’t they just bite the insects off? I don’t know why.

But i assure you that after reading this page, you’ll be only left with booking your ticket with kubwa five safaris for the best adventures of your life.

  1. Queen Elizabeth National Park

7 Top Reasons To Visit Queen Elizabeth NP - Kubwa Five Safaris 2023Queen Elizabeth National Park is located in uganda, east africa, the park adjoins Kyambura Game Reserve, The park is approximately 400 kilometres (250 mi) by road south-west of Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city. The city of Kasese lies to the northeast of the park, while the town of Rubirizi is to the to the east we are talking about the country’s most famous and most visited gamepark.

Queen Elizabeth National Park | Brilliant UgandaIt is famous for its big cats and the tree climbing lions because its always on a sure deal that you’ll always find them in trees in this park. These cats take tree climbing as an advantage for the proper spotting of their preys, an escape from that scorching sun.

Remember that it’s only in this park in africa where you will find these climbing kings at all times.

2. Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park – Nasikia Camps

Located in Northern Tanzania, Serengeti National Park is  14,763 km2 (5,700 sq mi) and it has over 4,000 lions taking it as a habitant and trust me with this huge number and we may be able to see some in the trees and this is making the park popular as these kings are not seen climbing trees in many parks.

3. Lake Manyara National ParkTourist attractions in Lake Manyara National Park | Tanzania Safari ToursCovering a total area of 330 sq km / 125 sq mile as a protected area in the Northern Tanzania and Manyara region, Lake Manyara National Park was always famous for having lions climbing in the trees. These usually took trees as a resting place and as a watchtower for their prey. Though they aren’t so popular these days, still we find some in trees if we can look so carefully in the trees of this vast park.

4. The Okavango Delta

Located in Botswana, the Okavango Delta covers an area of  2,023,590 ha. It has the healthiest lions because of the massive presence of buffaloes in the park and other animals. Although not regularly seen, you may get lucky and have a view at one taking comfort up on a tree and in some way this habit is seen increasing.

5. Tarangire National Park

With the Tarangire River as it’s sources of water, Tarangire National Park covers an area of 2,850 km². It hosts a high density of wild animals including; lions, leopards, rhinos, buffaloes and elephants  and it is one of the best National Parks in Tanzania. Among it’s lions, we can’t leave out the fact that there are some that will be seen up in the middle of the trees and here they are able to balance with their prey.


Frequently asked questions about tree climbing lions;

1. What are tree climbing lions?