Queen Elizabeth Tour in Uganda
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Queen Elizabeth National Park is in southwest Uganda. Leopards roam the Mweya Peninsula, which lies beside Lake Edward. Nearby Lake Katwe is a huge volcanic explosion crater. Boats on the Kazinga Channel float past hippos and Nile crocodiles. Chimpanzees inhabit the Kyambura Gorge. Trails lead to bat caves in the central Maramagambo Forest. The Ishasha area is home to tree-climbing lions and shoebill storks.
Day 1- Kampala to Queen Elizabeth Np
You will be picked by our representative from the hotel and depart for the western Uganda journey en route Mbarara town for lunch. Arrive in the evening and go for a game drive. Dinner and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge /Kyambura Game lodge (Luxury), Hippo Hill Camp / Ihamba Safari Lodge (Deluxe), Simba Safari Camp, King Fisher Lodge (Budget).
Day 2- Game drive and a Boat cruise
Wake up very early in the morning for a cup of tea and begin your wildlife safari with a game drive following the Kasenyi miles track expecting to encounter animals such as Uganda kob, topis, elephants, bushbucks, lions and a variety of bird species. Return to the lodge for breakfast; relax as you wait for your lunch. In the afternoon transfer to the Kazinga Channel for a boat cruise expecting to see different species of birds such as the African skimmer; rare shoebill stork, waterbucks, pelicans, papyrus gonolek and large numbers of crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes along the shores. Overnight stay at your previous Hotel
Day 3- Chimpanzee tracking and Nature walk.
Enjoy breakfast in the morning and leave for Kyambura gorge to track the chimpanzees. Expect to encounter other primates as vervet monkeys, baboons, colobus monkeys among others. In the afternoon, go for forest nature walk in maramagambo forest, one of Uganda’s largest tracts of tropical forest. Spectacular spots to visit in this forest include python cave and the only blue-lake in the whole world presently called Lake Kimiranjojo. Overnight stay at your previous Hotel.
Day 4- Drive back to Kampala.
After your breakfast in the morning you will depart for Kampala. Lunch will be in Mbarara and continue with the journey. Stop-over at the equator for photography and arrive in the evening at Entebbe airport for your scheduled flight back home.