• Duration: 3 Days
  • Tour Category: Private Tour

Safari Overview ~ the Safari in Summary

Queen Elizabeth National Park is understandably Uganda’s most popular tourist destination. The park’s diverse ecosystems, which include sprawling savanna, shady, humid forests, sparkling lakes and fertile wetlands, make it the ideal habitat for classic big game, ten primate species including chimpanzees and over 600 species of birds. We take you to explore nature with a boat cruise on Kazinga channel and chimpanzee trekking In Kalinzu forest reserve.

 

Safari Inclusions

  • Chimpanzee permits
  • Airport transfers
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Travel in 4x4 safari vehicle
  • Fulltime English-speaking driver
  • All relevant government taxes
  • Activities in the travel plan but not the optional ones
  • Game drives
  • Boat cruise
  • Park entry fees

Safari Exclusions

  • International Flight fares
  • Personal insurance
  • Tipping
  • Telephone calls
  • Additional/optional activities
  • Hotel fees before and after the trip
  • Laundry services
  • Beverages of personal interest
  • Visa fees

Detailed Itinerary ~ Day By Day Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Evening game drive

Our guides pick you up in Kampala in the morning and you have a drive with nice scenery ahead of you. Make a stop for coffee and photos at the Equator. Continue on through villages with cultivated areas until the lush green tea estates in a rich green belt before you reach the escarpment with magnificent endless views over Queen Elizabeth national park. You will have lunch either along the way or at the lodge, depending on the time. Check in to the lodge and if time allows go for an evening game drive to trace the members of the big five before retiring the day at the lodge.

Accommodation: Bush Lodge

Day 2: Morning game-drive and afternoon boat cruise

An early morning game-drive exposes you to diverse animals and chances of seeing Big 5 members. We bring along a picnic breakfast to enjoy out on the savanna. When driving along the circuits you may spot elephants, buffaloes, lions, leopards, warthogs, hyenas and many more species that are residents to this park. There is a rich bird life in the park and many colorful birds can be seen. After lunch at the lodge you set off for the drive to the 3pm boat cruise on Kazinga channel. This is a Classic highlight in the park and takes two hours. Kazinga channel is 36 km and links Lake George and Lake Edward. Along the shores you have high chances of spotting hippos, crocodiles, warthogs, buffaloes, elephants and much more. With your
Binoculars along the peninsula you have a magnificent view of Birds. When back from the boat cruise your guide will drive you back to the lodge for dinner.

Accommodation: Bush Lodge

Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking in Kalinzu forest and transfer to Kampala

After breakfast you set off for chimp trekking in Kalinzu forest. Here you head into the fascinating jungle with a specialized guide and get to see the chimpanzees. When the trekking is finished we embark on the drive to Kampala with a stopover at the equator or in Mbarara for lunch depending on time. Arrive in Kampala in the late afternoon.

 

 

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