Queen Elizabeth National Park has been designated a Biosphere Reserve for humanity under UNESCO auspice is located on the western arm of the Great Rift Valley, and boosts of a remarkable variety of ecosystems, from semi-deciduous tropical forest to green meadows savannah and swamps.
It is home to the famous tree climbing lions as well as the Uganda kob, antelope, elephant, baboons, hippos, buffalo, chimps, leopards and many other small animals. Over 500 species of birds have been recorded, making the park a magnet for bird watchers. The bird species includes the black bee- eater, 11 types of king fisher, and several species of falcons, eagles and the raptors. In the crater lakes to the north, flocks of flamingoes can be found. A favorite way to view the game and birds is by launch trip on the Kazinga Channel that connects Lakes George and Edward.
- Full board accommodation
- Ground transportation by a 4×4 Land Cruiser
- Park entrance fees.
- English Speaking Driver/Guide
- Government Taxes.
- International flights
- Visas (visa for Uganda 50$).
- Tips in hotels, drivers, guides, etc.
- Drinks in general, extras in hotels, expenses of personal type.
- Other optional activities that can be made during the tour and not included in the itinerary.
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Leave Kampala driving Southwest through Masaka and Mbarara to reach the park. Stop over at the Equator, a famous spot for photography. For the rest of journey, enjoy the Acacia woodland, long horned ankole cattle and Ishaka tea plantations, Lunch enroute . Go for an evening game drive and return for dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge (C) or Ihamba safari lodge(M) Bush lodge (B).
Our guide will pick you and transfer you to Entebbe Airport for your internal flight to Queen Elizabeth National Park landing at either Mweya or Kasese Airstrip. Upon landing, our guide/vehicle will transfer you by road to your respective overnight Lodge. After lunch and a short rest, you will then go for an evening game drive in Kasenyi in search for savannah wild game and depending on your luck, you may spot several animals which may include, herds of buffaloes, elephants, antelopes and big cats like lions and leopards. Return to your lodge for overnight
Day 2: Game drives and launch trip on Kazinga Channel
Enjoy the sunrise by taking an early morning game drive along Kasenyi track, Queen’s mile and expect to see Elephants, Buffaloes, Lions, Kobs, Waterbuck, and if you are lucky the shy Leopard and Spotted Hyena. Return to the lodge for breakfast. Afternoon go for the spectacular boat cruise on Kazinga Channel for amazing bird life and a variety of wild animals. Evening sight seeing around the volcanic crater area and Baboon cliff is amazing! Dinner and overnight as above.
Day 3: Return
Return to Kampala at leisure with lunch enroute. Flight option: Entebbe. If you are booked on an afternoon flight, you may choose to do a game drive or go for an optional chimpanzee walk in Kyambura gorge before flying back to Entebbe