3 DAYS QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK SAFARI

Tour Overview

Queen Elizabeth National Park is located in southwestern Uganda. It occupies an area of 764 square miles in a region of rolling plains, east of Lake Edward and on the southern foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains. The park is home to 618 bird species which is the 6th highest in diversity in the world and the highest in Africa making it a perfect destination for Uganda Birding Safaris, in addition to 10 primate species like chimpanzees and 95 mammals including big game such as; Lions, antelopes, crocodiles, hippos, elephants, buffaloes, monkeys. The main attractions in Queen Elizabeth National Park are; Tree Climbing Lions, The Kazinga Channel, Kasenyi Plains, Kalinzu Forest, The Kyambura Gorge, Mweya Peninsular, Maramagambo forest, Lake Katwe Salt, Explosion Crater Lakes

ITINERARY

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Game Drive
Day 2: Tracking Ishasha lions and afternoon Boat safari
Day 3: Morning game drive, Lake Katwe and later depart to Kampala

STANDARD SAFARI PACKAGE PRICE PER PERSON BASED ON 5 PAX BUDGET $1,675

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DETAILED ITINERARY

Overview

Queen Elizabeth National Park is located in southwestern Uganda. It occupies an area of 764 square miles in a region of rolling plains, east of Lake Edward and on the southern foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains. The park is home to 618 bird species which is the 6th highest in diversity in the world and the highest in Africa making it a perfect destination for Uganda Birding Safaris, in addition to 10 primate species like chimpanzees and 95 mammals including big game. The main attractions in Queen Elizabeth National Park are; Tree Climbing Lions: with only two populations of these unique lions in the whole world, explore the southern Ishasha sector to track these lions commonly seen up in the fig and acacia trees. The Kazinga Channel: this natural water channel connects Lakes Albert and George and is home to a large number of hippos, Nile Crocodiles, elephants and hippos which can easily be seen on the thrilling Kazinga Boat Ride; Kasenyi Plains: these plains are popularly visited by tourists on a Uganda Wildlife Safari as they are home to a very large number of antelopes, the Uganda Kobs, lions and several large predators Kalinzu Forest: this is offers very rewarding chimpanzee tracking experiences and it is located on the southeastern corner of the park. The Kyambura Gorge: this verdant forested 100-meter-deep peculiar valley is home to a large number of primates and popular for Chimpanzee tracking tours in Uganda. Mweya Peninsular: this stretch of land protrudes into Lake Edwards is commonly visited during game drives as it offers perfect game views while exploring the various game tracks. Lake Katwe Salt: within the alkaline Lake Katwe, salt mining works have been ongoing for several years since that is the main economic activity in the area. Explosion Crater Lakes: these lakes found in the northern part are found on the highest elevation of the park. from here tourists enjoy sweeping views of the Rwenzori Mountain ranges, the western rift valley escarpments and lakes George and Edward.

DAY 2 : MORNING TREE CLIMBING LION TRACKING AND AFTERNOON BOAT SAFARI

You will begin the day with a delicious cup of coffee/tea before getting on with the game drive on different trails in the park including the along the Kasenyi trail. And proceed to Ishasha sector for the famous tree climbing lions and also drive through the Kasenyi trail there is a great opportunity of seeing various animals like water bucks, Uganda Kobs, elephants, buffaloes, lions, and warthogs as well as various birds. After the drive, go back and have breakfast and also lunch at your lodge. Later during the afternoon, you will take pleasure in cruising on a 2 hours boat safari along Kazinga channel that connects Lake George and Lake Edward, while on the boat you will see a good number of animals like Hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, warthogs, elephants, kobs among others and also a collection of birds like the malachite kingfishers, pink backed pelicans, on the banks and in trees. Have Dinner and Overnight.

DAY 3 : MORNING GAME DRIVE AND LATER DEPART TO KAMPALA

With the superb memories of the past two days, you will enjoy a heavy and tasty breakfast. Then check out of the lodge and along the Kasenyi trail there is a great opportunity of seeing more animals like Water bucks, Uganda Kobs, elephants, buffaloes, lions, and warthogs as well as various birds. Visit lake Katwe after we enjoy lunch still along the way, also have a stopover at Drum center where you will see how drums are made by the locals and also be in position to buy some souvenirs, proceed to Kampala, where you will be dropped off at your hotel in the evening.

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