Day 01: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth National Park
Set off from Kampala at 8:00 am and head for Queen Elizabeth National Park. Punctuated with stops at the Equator line and for lunch enroute, the drive will take a minimum of 6 hours.
Queen Elizabeth National Park set in the western rift valley boasts a remarkable variety of flora and fauna. The park offers a remarkable range of habitats – tropical forest, grassy plains, lakes, rivers, a zone of old volcanic craters and a vast bird diversity of 612 recorded species.
Overnight stay at Jacana Safari Lodge / Mweya Safari Lodge or Buffalo Safari Resort. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 02: Queen Elizabeth National Park
After early breakfast, drive to Kyambura Gorge where you will partake in a thrilling Chimpanzee safari trek (subject to permit availability). This guided safari walk in search of Chimpanzees may also yield sightings of baboons, red tailed and Colobus monkeys.
In the afternoon take on a unique launch cruise along Kazinga Channel – one that joins Lakes George and Edward. The launch cruise passes through presumably the highest concentration of hippo in Africa and other mammals are a common sight as they drink at the water’s edge.
The birdlife is abundant and colourful. Later return to the lodge. Overnight stay at Jacana Safari Lodge / Mweya Safari Lodge or Buffalo Safari Resort. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 03: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Kampala
Rise early and take on a morning game drive. Look out for lions, Elephants, buffaloes, hyenas, the comical warthogs, Antelopes and with luck the elusive Leopard could be spotted. Return to the lodge for late breakfast.
Check out and start the drive to Kampala with a stopover for lunch enroute and other places of interest like souvenir selling points along the highway. Arrive Kampala in the evening where you will be dropped. Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch.
The costs given to be given for the 3 day Queen Elizabeth National Park Tour above will include/cover:
> Accommodation while on safari as per itinerary above,
> Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) while on safari,
> 1 soft drink per person per meal i.e. a soda or mineral water at lunch and dinner,
> Park entrance fees,
> Launch cruise along Kazinga Channel,
> A game drive,
> 1 Chimpanzee Permit Per Person,
> A 4 x4 WD vehicle with a pop up roof and plenty of leg room,
> Services of an English speaking driver/guide,
> Fuel for the entire journey agreed upon plus all other activities while on the tour as will be detailed in your itinerary.
The costs to be given for the three day Queen Elizabeth Tour will exclude:
> Local and international flights,
> Airport Transfers
> Pre and Post Safari Accommodation in Kampala/ Entebbe,
> Visa fees, Alcoholic drinks, Cigarettes, Tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.