Queen Elizabeth National Park is referred to as “the Pearl of Uganda”. The park has a high concentration of wildlife that many visitors yearn for. The park is well known for “the Big Five” i.e. the elephants, buffaloes, hippos. The park is spread along the eastern shore of the Rift Valley’s Lake Edward covering 2500 square kilometers. The park’s northern section is particularly scenic with lion prides and herds of elephants and cape buffalo, Africa’s most dangerous animal.
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|START TIME||Please arrive by 7:45 AM.|
|END TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
Day 1: Queen Elizabeth Wildlife tour
After breakfast, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. On arrival, undertake a game drive in the park in anticipation of mammals such as Hippos, Buffaloes, Leopard, Spotted Hyena, Lions, primates and the elusive giant forest hog among others. For bird watchers enjoy viewing some of 610 bird species recorded in this park which makes QENP a birder’s haven. Water birds, forest and woodland birds are resident in this park. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Institute of Ecology (Full Board)
Day 2: Chimpanzee Trekking in Kyambura Gorge
Dedicate the morning to chimpanzee trekking in the Kyambura Gorge and the afternoon to a nature walk to the Maramagambo forest for a visit to the bats and pythons cave and the hunters’ cave. Visit the numerous magnificent crater lakes. End up at Katwe salt mines to see how salt is extracted locally. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Institute of Ecology
Day 3: Return Trip to Kampala
After breakfast go for a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel. The Channel harbors a lot of mammals along its banks including buffaloes, hippos, crocodiles, waterbucks and a variety of water birds.
In the afternoon transfer back to Kampala arriving in the evening.