3 Days Safari To Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda -Code: HOGQ3

Day one:

You will be picked from your hotel/ residence in the morning and drive westwards. Queen Elizabeth national park which is set in the western Rift valley runs from the foot of mountain Rwenzori (northern sector) to the Ishasha boarder post in the southern sector of the park. It has a vast bird diversity with 611 recorded species, both endemic and migrant albertine species.

You will have a stop over at Mpambire cultural drum makers. Drive through coffee and banana plantations with a stop over at the equator line crossing. You may visit lake Mburo national park at an extra cost or proceed to Mbarara for a lunch stop before continuing to Queen Elizabeth national park (QENP).

Drive further westwards through large tea and banana plantations. The drive takes you through some craters and the unique western rift valley escarpment. Have an evening game drive in the park as you continue to Mweya peninsular for your accommodation. Drive through dry craters occupied by savannah grasses and acacia trees. Among the species of animals found in the park are lions, elephants, buffaloes, Kobs, bushbucks, waterbucks, warthogs and occasionally you can find the leopard. Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge, Institute hostel or the campsite. The peninsular is surrounded by L.Edward and the lush Kazinga channel.

Day two
Early morning before sunrise, you will drive to Kyambura Gorge for a thrilling chimpanzee safari. The guided walk may last four to five hours . In addition to chimps you are likely to see colobus monkey, baboons, red tailed and velvet monkeys and other primates.
After lunch take a 2 hour launch cruise on the Kazinga channel joining lakes Edward and George . On the cruise you will see hippos, Buffalo, kobs, and elephants at the water edges. You may also see some crocodiles recently introduced in this park. Have a spectacular bird watching on the water banks especially marine birds. Retire to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Day Three

Early morning wake up for the morning game drive to catch up with early risers and predators returning to their hideouts.

During the game drive, you will be likely to meet grazing hippos, elephants, lions, spotted hyenas, bushbucks, water bucks, stripped jackal, leopard and of course the several warthogs.

Return to the peninsula for late breakfast after which you will prepare to leave for Kampala. Lunch stop on the way. You may Make stop enroute to buy crafts and other souvenirs.

Return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight or proceed to the airport for home bound flight.

End of Safari

 

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