Tour overview

queen elizabeth wildlifeThis national park is situated on the savannah plains just below the Rwenzoris, the park also protects the great game of Africa including the lions, elephants, hippos, the giant forest hogs, as well as the leopards. These animals are seen around the tourist village of the Mweya Peninsula that boasts a great waterfront setting with in the shadow of the great Rwenzori Mountains. This national park has also got 100 mammal species and over 600 bird species which makes it a good safari territory to the tourists who are so interested in game viewing as well as birding. At kazinga channel, a launch cruise will eneble the tourists to view different birds, hipppos, the solitary buffaloes as well as the other animals that come to drink on the channel. This national park also has got many primate species with in Kyambura gorge as well as Maramagambo forest. You get a chance to trek the chimpanzees in Kyambura and within Maramagambo forest, you get to see the monkeys, birds, and the flamingos. Around the Ishasha sector, you get to view the tree climbing lions.

Tour highlights

Day 1: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 2: Have a morning game drive & a boat cruise on Kazinga channel

Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking & departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Our company safari guide will pick you up from your hotel and then will drive you to south west towards Queen Elizabeth National park. You have a stopover at the royal drum makers, and at the Equator for some photo taking. After descend to Queen Elizabeth as you keep your eyes to spotting the wildlife.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Mweya safari Lodge

Mid-range: Enganzi Lodge

Budget: Mweya Hostel

Meal plan:  Full Board

Day 2: Have a morning game drive & a boat cruise on Kazinga channel

You wake up so early in the morning and have proceed for a morning game drive to view the early risers and the predators returning to their hide outs. Return to the lodge after and have breakfast, then relax for the afternoon as you wait for your lunch. Have a boat cruise on the kazinga channel and then start your game drive through the kasenyi plains as well as the Mweya peninsula and view many animals.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Mweya safari Lodge

Mid-range: Enganzi Lodge

Budget: Mweya Hostel

Meal plan:  Full Board

Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking & departure

Have breakfast and then proceed for a tour in the Kyambura Gorge in order to track the chimps. You might also opt to go for a nature walk with in the Maramagambo forest for the tree identification, primate viewing, as well as visiting the bat caves and the blue lake.

Later return to Kampala.

 END OF SAFARI

Tour inclusions

  • full board accommodation,
  • Full time English speaking professional driver/guide,
  • All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary,
  • Bottled water while on safari,
  • Transport

Tour Exclusions

  • Kigali hotel fees( the eve of the safari and the night after the safari),
  • Tips,
  • Laundry services,
  • Beverages/ drinks,
  • international flights,
  • Visas,
  • Items of a personal nature,
  • Optional activities in the itinerary