Queen Elizabeth National Park for Incredible Biodiversity, Game Drive, Boat Launch, Equator
Distance & Time Estimates: 435km south west of Kampala (6 hour drive).
Queen Elizabeth National Park has more mammals than any other Ugandan park and a diversity of ecosystems (acacia grasslands, papyrus swamps,
rainforest, and volcanic crater lakes) to thrill any naturalist. The Ishasha sector of the park is home to a famous population of tree-climbing lions.
The 100-metre deep Kyambura River Gorge is the setting for an excellent game walk to see habituated chimpanzees. Queen Elizabeth National Park
is 1,978km² park is bordered to the South West by Lake Edward and to the Northeast by Lake George with the Kazinga Channel connecting the two.
High on a peninsula overlooking the Kazinga Channel between Lakes Edward and George, Mweya Lodge has one of the most beautiful views in Uganda and a feel of true African Wildlife. The lakeside location of the luxury Jacana Safari Lodge is impressive and ideal for visiting all the northern and southern sectors of the park.
BWINDIIMPENETRABLE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
Bwindi is 331 square kilometers and is located in South Western Uganda, on the edge of the western rift valley, shared by Kabale, Rukungiri and Kisoro Districts. It lies on an altitude range of 2607m (Rwamunyonyi peak)-1160m (Ishasha gorge).
Annual Temperature ranges from 7-20 degrees Celsius. Usually it’s cold during June- July rains heavily in March-April and September-November. The local people in this area are mainly Bakiga and Bafumbira, representing the most impenetrable settlements in Uganda, (233 people/ square kilometers).
A morning game drive in Kasenyi sector combined with a close up boat cruise on Kazinga Channel provide you the best chance to spot the 4 of the big 5 including the pride of Lion hunting antelopes especially Uganda Kobs, Elephants crossing game drive trucks, a large herds of,Buffalos and the elusive leopard. You will also see large concentration of Hippos relaxing with buffalos and a variety of bird species on your .boat cruise on Kazinga channel.
Morning Gorilla Trekking in the UNESCO Heritage in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.Chimp Trekking in Kalinzu .
Queen Elizabeth National Park Tour Highlights :
Boat Safari on Kazinga Channel; Boat Cruising Safari to the bottom of the Falls.
Game Viewing & Safari Drives; Early Morning Game drive to the Kasenyi Sector in search of Lion and large herds of Buffaloes and Elephants.
Tree Climbing Lions; Drive to Ishasha Sector south of Queen Elizabeth national Park.
Gorilla Trekking; Enjoy Gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.
Gorilla Trekking; Enjoy Chimp Trekking in Kalinzu Forest Reserve .
Equator Water Experiment: Marvel at seeing the water turn in different directions in the southern and northern Hemispheres.
UWEC: Visit UWEC and see the Famous Big Five.
From USD US$1,178.00
Duration: 4 Days (approx.)
Day 1: Kampala – Equator Water Experiment – Bwindi National Park KISORO SIDE
Early Breakfast at Hotel.
Depart Kampala for Bwindi National Park Via Masaka, Mbarara & Kabale.
Stop over at the Equator for Water Experiment (Certificate Included).
Visit the cattle keepers farm to see and learn about the Gorgeous Ankole cow Culture .
Lunch at Selected Restaurant in Mbarara (Included).
Proceed to Bwindi Buhoma arriving at around 6:00pm.
Relax at Hotel (Included).
Night Accommodation at Kitandara Tented Camp/ Buhoma Community Rest Camp (F/B)
Day 2: Bwindi National Park- Gorilla Trekking & Transfer to Queen Elizabeth.
Early breakfast at the Hotel
Meet at Park staff for briefing on Gorilla Trekking
Go for Gorilla trekking with porters Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Enjoy Packed Lunch in the Jungle from Lodge after Gorilla Trekking
Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Enjoy game drive en-route to the lodge driving through Ishasha to Katunguru road
Relax at the Lodge (Included)
Night Accommodation at Kingfisher Lodge/Enganzi Lodge (F/B)
Day 3: Chimp Trekking Kalinzu – Boat Cruise Kazinga Channel – Transfer to Mbarara
Breakfast at Hotel.
Go for Chimpanzee Trekking in Kalinzu Forest Imaramagambo Forest .
Lunch at the Lodge (Included).
Afternoon Enjoy an Exciting Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel.
Transfer to Mbarara Via Bushenyi.
Dinner at Hotel (Included).
Night Accommodation at Lakeview Hotel Mbarara/Igongo Country Hotel (B/B).
Day 4: Mbarara – UWEC – Outbound Flight
Morning breakfast at Hotel
Transfer to Entebbe Via Mpigi
Visit of Uganda Wildlife Education Centre for Shoebill stork
Lunch at Selected Restaurant in Entebbe (Included)
Transfer to Entebbe Airport for outbound Flight
Check in at 15:00 PM for outbound Flight QATAR AIRWAYS QR1388 at 17:50
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Tour Cost Includes :
Meet & greet at Hotel/Home in Kampala
Park entry fees to Queen Elizabeth national Park
Accommodation based on Twin/Double Occupancy
All Meals are inclusive of full Board at Lodges
Game drives as per the Itinerary in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Boat Trip on Kazinga Channel Queen Elizabeth National Park
A 4WD Safari Vehicle (Pop up roof) with Fuel for 4 days
Service of an English Speaking Experience & Professional Driver Guide
Tour Cost Excludes :
Personal Travel Insurance & Visas.
Gorilla Permits (Per Person $600).
Soft Drinks at Dinner and lunches at Lodge.
Alcohol and spirits.
Tips & Personal Presents.