- Bottled drinking water on safari,
- Accommodation and meals outlined,
- English speaking guide/driver
- Park entrance fees
- Activities as outlined,
- Visa/entry permit for Uganda if required at 50 USD,
- Domestic & International Flight costs
- All drinks except ones served for breakfast, beverages
- Any activity not mentioned
- Personal travel insurance covers.
- Tips to Waiters/ Waitresses and Tour Guides
- Any other expenses of personal nature
Accommodation named in the itinerary is based on availability during the preferred travel dates. In the case of nonavailability, similar types of accommodation will be recommended.
This Safari can be organized throughout the year based on the travel dates of the clients. It can as well be tailored to fit the tastes and preferences of the clients.
The Safari is done in Safari cars with a pop-up roof for Game Viewing. Each client has a window seat for better travel moments
2 nights in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Our tour guide will meet you at your hotel in the morning for a short brief about the day before starting your travel at 8:00 am. It will take you approximately 7 / 8 hours to reach Queen Elizabeth National Park which is roughly 389 km .
Our first stop will be at the Uganda Equator in Kayabwe which is one of the most known landmarks. The Equator is an imaginary line that divides the earth into the North and South Pole. At this point, you stand with one foot in the northern hemisphere and the other in the southern hemisphere. Proceed with the journey through local markets and Lake Mburo National Park before our second lunch stop at Igongo Cultural Centre. After lunch, proceed with the drive to the lodge.
Estimated time of travel: 8 hours including stopovers.
Accommodation: Budget l Mid-range l Luxury
Meal Plan: Half board – Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Lunch: Igongo Cultural Centre
Day 2: Game drive & Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park
This a true African wilderness of jaw-dropping beauty with large concentrations of both predators and prey still enduring. In the morning at 6:30 am, start off your game drive in the park. Queen Elizabeth boasts of one of the highest biodiversity ratings of any game park or reserve in the world. Located on the floor of the Albertine Rift Valley southwest of Kasese, its vegetation comprises of savannah, acacia, euphorbia trees and large papyrus swamps. A number of over 100 mammal species and 500 bird species make this territory and great tourist destination. The maramagambo forest houses a large selection of monkeys and birds with flamingos on the crater lakes. The morning Game drive provides excellent opportunity to see lions, elephants, Leopards, Topi, and many other animals ( remember these are wild animals and nature can’t be tamed, so we can’t be 100% sure of seeing all the animals), After the Game Drive, head to lodge for lunch at around 12:30 pm before transfer for the boat cruise at 1:30 pm.
The boat trip on the Mweya Peninsula along the Kazinga channel which is a 41 km stretch of water and believed to be the longest natural water channel connects Lake Edward and Lake George. Here you have an opportunity to see crocodiles, hippos, and birds that inhabit the Shoreline. The boat cruise takes roughly 2 hours. After the boat cruise, transfer back to the lodge through a crater drive tour
- Night Game Drive can also be done at 100 USD per vehicle and 20 USD for each spotlight to be used during the night game drive. This gives you an opportunity to encounter a few nocturnal animals that are active during the night. However, nature can’t be tamed and it dictates what kind of animals you will encounter.
- Lion tracking: This is an off beaten experience in the park which gives you an opportunity to encounter the lions in their natural habitat. Together with a team of researchers, the tracking gives you depth information about the lions, their feeding, and lifestyle in the habitant. The lion tracks cost 50 USD and booking must be done as early as possible because of the high demand
- Chimpanzee trekking. This is done in Kyambura Gorge at 50 USD per person. It provides an unmatched chimpanzee trekking experience. It is an underground forest where a community of 11 wild chimps swings from tree to tree with abandon. The experience takes roughly 1 to 6 hours how it’s a 50% chance of seeing the chimpanzees not like in Kibale National Park.
Day 3: Bush Breakfast & Later transfer back to Kampala / Entebbe
Clients will end their time in Queen Elizabeth National Park with a bush breakfast in the wilderness before transfer back to Kampala or Entebbe where the clients were picked from.