4 days Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth is located in Southwestern Uganda and is home to 95 mammal and 612 bird species. It is one of the treasures Uganda has. It has a number of attractions for example the chimpanzees in the Kyambura Gorge, Maramagambo Forest, the Mweya peninsula, the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector and Lakes Katwe, George and Edward among others.
Day 1: Kampala - Queen Elizabeth National Park
It’s 7o’clock in the morning when your safari driver / guide picks you from your Hotel, drive and proceed on the safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Your driving will lead you through the Ankole savannah grasslands situated between the towns of Masaka and Mbarara and the main feature is settled farm land with the long horned Ankole cattle. Stop for lunch on the way in Mbarara town.
You will get there in the afternoon and check in at Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury Accommodation), Ihamba Safari Lodge (Midrange Accommodation) or Pumba Safari Cottages (Budget Accommodation) for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Game drive and boat cruise
Do breakfast and head for a morning game drive for animals like elephants, buffaloes and antelopes and some predators- lions, leopards, hyenas etc. See different species of birds where over 500 species have been identified including Black-bee eaters, 11 different species of Kingfisher, several falcons, eagles and raptors.
After lunch, ride on the boat on the Kazinga Channel where you will see a variety of game mostly marine animals. This waterway joins Lakes Edward and George and is filled with schools of hippos, buffaloes, with elephants at the banks and a wonderful diversity of birds. Because of the different habitats of the lakeshores and the broad Savannah, the variety seems endless. Catch a glimpse of water birds diving for fish, the Marabou stork, bee-eater and cheeky bronze-tailed starling as well as the majestic crowned crane. Retire to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight.
Day 3: Nature walk
Have a relaxed breakfast and spend the morning at leisure. After lunch, take a jungle walk/ guided forest nature walk in the extensive Maramagambo forest where you could see the bat cave with pythons.
You may possibly see other primates like chimps plus elephants and birds. Return to your accommodation for dinner and overnig.
Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Kampala
After breakfast you will check out of the park as you have a game drive for another view of the different animals and plants. Lunch will be enroute arriving Kampala early evening.
Meals and accommodation on full board basis
Park entrance fee
Safari driver /guide and 4×4 vehicle
Applicable government taxes
Drinking bottled water while on safari
Items of personal nature like cigarettes, liquor
-Tips for guide