Days Safari To Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda -Code:
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
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.
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
Return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight
or proceed to the airport for home bound flight.
|End of Safari