An insight on Queen Elizabeth National Park
Close to 100 species of mammals and about 606 types of birds dwell within this park and among them is are the: large schools of hippos, large forest hogs and the good-look Uganda kobs which are all commonly seen in the tourist villages on the magnificent Mweya Peninsula which prides in a beautiful waterfront locale within the shadows of Mountain Rwenzori. However, the isolated Ishasha Sector is prominent for the resident tree-climbing lions, the Maramagambo forest is habitat to an attractive diversity of monkeys plus birds, the crater lakes hold thousands of the beautiful pink flamingoes, while the Kyambura Gorges is habitat to habituated Chimpanzees.
Day 1: Kampala- Queen Elizabeth National Park
After an early breakfast, one of our guides will collect you from your accommodation in Kampala by 8:00am and drive you to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will make a few stops at the Equator to take some photographs and in Mbarara at Agip Motel for lunch. from there you will continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park as you marvel at the breath taking scenery, tea plantations, the open grasslands, long horned –Ankole Cattle, the woodlands and the Rift Valley Escarpment. Have a game drive in the evening as you drive t your place of accommodation. Dine and slumber at Ihamba Safari Lodge (Budget), or Mweya Safari Lodge (top-notch). Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner.
Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda Safari
Start the day with an early cup tea/coffee before embarking on a game drive along the Queen’s Mile plus the Kasenyi trail. On this trail you will see elephants, water bucks, lions, buffaloes, Uganda Kobs plus warthogs in addition to several birds. Return for breakfast plus lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon, enjoy a 2 hours boat ride on the Kazinga Channel where you will encounter Buffaloes, Elephants, Hippos, kobs plus warthogs among others. This ride will also enable you to see an array of birds. Dine and slumber at Ihamba Safari Lodge (Budget), or Mweya Safari Lodge (top-notch). Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 3: Queen Elizabeth- Entebbe
With wonderful memories of the previous day, you will have a hefty breakfast as you prepare for a primate walk; have lunch at the splendid Kingfisher lodge before continuing to Entebbe. However, visiting the Igongo Cultural Village is an experience that shouldn’t be missed. Meal plan: breakfast & lunch.
The safari package to include:
• Transportation by a 4 x 4 vehicle from Entebbe International airport and back
• En-route lunches
• 2 hours boat ride on the Kazinga channel..
• Driver or guide’s subsistence allowance
• Park fees
• A primate walk in the company of a guide on the Kyambura gorge
• Igongo Cultural visit
• Ranger/guide fees
• Game drives
• Full Board (FB) accommodation as per each listed itinerary
Nevertheless, the package excludes personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, telephone, tips, cigars and many others.