AVU021 – QUEEN ELIZABETH (3 DAY)

This safari will take you to Queen Elizabeth National Park – the world’s most biodiversity wildlife sanctuary featuring climbing lions, leopards, hippos, elephants, and buffaloes, lots of small game and rare birds like the; migratory birds from Europe and the rare shoebill.

Safari Highlights

Day 1: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth
Day 2: Wildlife Viewing, Launch cruise along the Nile

Day 3: Kyambura Chimpanzee Tour – Return Trip to Kampala

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth
After breakfast, we will set off on the southern bound road, have a stop over to look at the Royal Drum makers, stand on the Equator and be in both hemispheres at once and thereafter proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park. We will continue through savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns.

Queen Elizabeth is host to a large variety and volume of wildlife. It boasts one o the highest bio diversity ratings of any game park in the world, from the open Savannah to Rain forest, dense swamps and beautiful crater lakes to the vastness of Lake Edward, almost 100 species that include Hippos, Lions, Buffaloes, Leopard, Spotted Hyena and the elusive giant forest hog. The primates include Chimps, Black and white Colobus Monkeys, Blue, Black Faced Red Colobus, and Red Tailed monkeys and Olive Baboons.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge

azinga Cion – it is a marvel! V(Luxury),

Katara Safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge (Mid-range)

Enganzi (Basic).

Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 2: Wildlife Viewing, Launch cruise along the Nile

Early morning wake up for the morning game drive to catch up with early risers and predators returning to their hideouts. During the game drive, you will be likely to meet grazing hippos, elephants, lions, spotted hyenas, bushbucks, water bucks, stripped jackal, leopard and of course the several warthogs. Return to the lodge for lunch and relax by the side of the swimming pool before taking an afternoon boat trip along the Kazinga Channel. On the cruise you will see hippos, Buffalo, kobs, and elephants at the water edges. You may also see some crocodiles recently introduced in this park. Have a spectacular bird watching on the water banks especially marine birds. Retire to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge

azinga Cion – it is a marvel! V(Luxury)

Katara Safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge (Mid-range)

Enganzi (Basic).

Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 3: Kyambura Chimpanzee Tour – Return Trip to Kampala
After a very early breakfast, head for the Kyambura gorge for chimpanzee tracking and a variety of primates. Return to Kampala after the tracking. Lunch on route and arrive in the city late evening.
Note that Chimpanzee tracking is an optional activity and in case you want to do it , you will have to pay an addition amount to the actual cost.

Meal Plan: Lunch

END OF QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK (3 DAY)

The Safari Package Covers:

Park Entrance fee
Launch Cruise along Kazinga Channel
Park Ranger Fees.
Relevant Government Taxes.
Full Board Accommodation (2 nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary.
Full time English speaking Driver/Guide
Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle
Airport transfer as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.

Safari Exclusions:
Air Fares
Visa Fees
Expenses of personal nature such as; personal insurance, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities

Extra Services:

Airport transfers Entebbe-Kampala (USD 40$), Kampala-Entebbe- (USD 30$) Booking accommodation for you (Night before safari starts and after safari in case your flight is on the next day). We recommend the following accommodations:

Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast

Serena Hotel, (Luxury – USD 413 for a single room; USD 437 for a double/twin room),

Sheraton Hotel (Luxury – USD 297 for a single room; USD 321 for a double/twin room),

Cassia Lodge (Mid-range – USD 105 for a single room; USD 135 for a double/twin room)

The Lodge (Budget and Mid-range -USD 50 for a single room; USD 60 for a double/twin room)