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4 Days/ 3 Nights Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari

Western Uganda

(Our 4 Days/ 3 Nights Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari takes you to Uganda's most-visited National Park - Queen Elizabeth National Park. Its location is approximately 376 kilometres (234 miles), by road, southwest of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city)

 

 
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4 Days/ 3 Nights Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari

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4 Days/ 3 Nights Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari is a guided tour to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The park is often referred to as “the Pearl of Africa” and is extremely scenic featuring two beautiful lakes overlooked by an elevated peninsula.

 

Located in Western Uganda, this park covers 1,978 square kilometers and boasts one of the highest biodiversity location ratings in the world featuring tropical forests, volcanic craters, and grassy plains. Due to the extreme biodiversity Queen Elizabeth National Park offers, it is home to roughly 100 different types of mammals and approximately 600 various bird species.

 

One can be sure to spot various buffalo, giant forest hogs, warthogs, rare aquatic sitatunga antelope, horned Uganda kob, waterbuck, leopard, topi, and elephant. However, this Park doesn’t contain any giraffe, impala, zebra, or rhinos.

 

The Ishasha area of the Park is home to a very unique predator, the tree-climbing lions, whose males have black manes. Kasinga Channel is home to world’s largest concentration of hippos. Taking a relaxing boat ride on the Channel is a popular attraction and a great way to see the hippos! In addition, the sunset over the water is supposed to be spectacular.

 

Some other attractions include the Kyambura Gorge, which is a rich tropical forest with thick treetop canopies where you will be sure to spot several chimpanzees. The Maramagambo Forest is also home to many chimpanzees and other various monkey species.

 

Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to many rare and odd bird species, attracting bird watchers from all over the world. Amongst the rare breeds is the whale-headed stork standing more than a meter tall.

 

The best time to visit the Park is during the hot dry months of January to February. The dry season is typically from June to September when most of the animals can be found near water sources. The rainy season is not the time to visit the area s road may become impassible.

 

 

 

4 Days/ 3 Nights Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari Prices

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Notes
* Children aged 12 Years and above are welcomed
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The itinerary and departure dates of this tour can be customized


4 Days/ 3 Nights Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari Rates Include:

* Park fees
* Ranger Fees
* Boat Cruise

* Ferry Crossings

* All taxes/ Value added Tax

* Accommodation for two nights at any lodge of your choice

* Round Trip transport from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park and back to Kampala


4 Days/ 3 Nights Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari Rates Exclude:

* Food & Drinks

* Tips & porterage

* International flights
* Expenses of personal nature

 

 

 

4 Days/ 3 Nights Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala Drive to Elizabeth National Park

Depart your hotel in Kampala for Queen Elizabeth Park at 0630 Hours – heading for Queen Elizabeth Park located in western Uganda. Drive through the Ugandan countryside enjoying the scenery. You arrive in time for lunch at Mbarara town at Hotel Zebra then proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

 

As you get into the park headquarters at Mweya you will have great views of Rwenzori Mountain, Crater Lakes, the Rift Valley and wildlife. In the late afternoon it is time for your first game drive with our professional safari driver guide who will reveal the wonders of this great park will answer any questions you might have.

 

Some of the animals you might see include tree climbing lions, elephants, buffaloes, Kobs, bushbucks, waterbucks, warthogs and leopard.

 

Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Institute of Ecology or Dorm type at Simba Safari Camp.

Meal Plan {Lunch & Dinner}


Day 2: Explore Elizabeth National Park

Early in the morning set off for the game drive in the Northern crater area. You may be able to see a lot of animals such as the Elephants, lions, buffaloes, Leopards, monkeys such as the black and white colobus, red-tailed and the blue monkeys.

 

Return for lunch at the lodge and in the afternoon go for evening game drive in the Kasenyi area which is well known as the Kob mating grounds and therefore in this place one is able to see a lot of kobs and other antelopes like the situnga, and the hyenas.

 

Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Institute of Ecology or Dorm type at Simba Safari Camp.

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 3: Discover Elizabeth National Park

Your day starts with breakfast then followed by Kyambura Gorge Chimpanzee Tracking. The gorge is part of the giant Rift Valley, the place where you will meet your chimpanzee group. The chimpanzees move daily building new nests each day. The chimpanzees are habituated, meaning that they are used to human beings.

 

You will spot buffaloes, water bucks, warthogs, lions, Uganda kobs and other animals and a variety of birds as you track the chimpanzees. Over 95 species of mammals and 600 species of birds have been recorded. Later proceed to Katunguru trading centre where there are different ethnic groups for cultural performances. Return back to your lodge in time for lunch.

 

On our evening game drive we visit the Ishasha sector which is in the southern part of the Park. The Ishasha sector is well known for the tree climbing lions which can be spotted from the far in the fig trees.

 

An alternative activity that one could take is a jungle walk/ guided forest nature walks in the extensive Maramaganbo forest where one could see the bat cave with pythons.

 

There are other trails which will show you the way to crater lakes and the blue River which is near the bat caves. You may possibly see other primates like chimps plus elephants and birds. Return to your accommodation for dinner and over night.

 

Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Institute of Ecology or Dorm type at Simba Safari Camp.

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 4: Elizabeth National Park – Drive to Kampala
Go for a morning boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. You may have a chance to see a lot of crocodiles along the channels bank sides, a lot of the hippopotamus, elephants taking water and a lot of bird species at the pelican point.

 

Return for breakfast at the lodge and transfer back to Kampala. You will have a lunch break in Fort Portal.

 

Meal Plan {Breakfast}

 


 

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