This 3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari takes you on a safari to Uganda’s most visited national park that is located on the base of The Great East African Rift Valley and the foothills of Rwenzori Mountains also known as the Mountains of the Moon. You shall have game safaris in the open savannah plains at Kasenyi, have a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel – a natural channel connecting Lake George to Lake Edward. You shall cross the equator, stay at a picturesque safari lodge overlooking the national park, travel in comfortable 4×4 safari vehicle with a professional driver guide.
You shall go chimp tracking at the Kyambura Gorge, where you shall meet upclose with the elusive chimps with whom we share upto 98.7% DNA.
- Transport in 4x4 Safari Vehicle
- Full Board Accomodation
- Activities as mentioned
- A Chimp Tracking Permit
- A boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel
- A professional English speaking Safari Guide
- National Park entrance fees
- Tips & Gratuities
- Any meals and drinks not mentioned
- Any activities not mentioned
- Any items of a personal nature like laundry
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Early morning today, you shall be met by your safari guide who shall brief you through the itinerary and thereafter set off for the journey to The Medley of wonders. The drive takes you through the countryside across small villages and towns with rolling hills dotted with tea and banana plantations towards the valley of the Great East African Rift Valley that is home to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
You shall have lunch enroute reaching Queen Elizabeth in the early evening hours, check in at your handpicked safari lodge and enjoy the evening at leisure. You can choose to go on an evening game drive or simply relax at your lodge as you wait for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Today, you shall wake up early morning for your breakfast and set off for your early morning game drive in the Kasenyi Plains. Look out for 4 of the African Big Five including Elephants, Buffalo, Lions and Leopards, checkout for lots of antelopes, and hippos chilling off in ponds across the plains. Queen Elizabeth is known for its variety of bird species that count to over 600, look out for some.
You shall transfer to Mweya Peninsula for lunch and thereafter join others on a 3 hours boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. The boat cruise is one of the ways to get so close to nature, look out for elephants on the banks sipping on the waters of the channel, lots of schools of hippo, crocodiles basking on the banks, lots of water birds among others. The cruise ends at the mouth of lake Edward around The Kazinga Bird Sanctuary where lots of migrant birds from Europe make a stop over before extending with their journeys.
You shall later transfer back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Departure
You shall wake up early today and transfer to Kyambura Gorge for your Chimp Tracking experience. You shall be led by a ranger guide into the thick jungles of the gorge to look out for our closest relatives, once you find them, you shall be given upto an hour with them to take photos and learn more about them.
After your chimp trek, you shall then start off your journey to Kampala with enroute lunch at Mbarara and a stop over at the Equator at Kayabwe reaching Kampala in the late evening hours.
It's been a great safari!
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