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4 Day Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park
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This 4 Day Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park takes you on a thrilling wildlife excursion across Uganda’s second largest national park. The park harbors an astonishing diversity of mammals, primates, and avifauna, crafting it an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts. On the first day, you will be picked up from your accommodation or airport and driven to enter the park grounds. Here, you will indulge in an afternoon safari and stop to dine amid scenic Mbarara. The next morning prompts an early game drive, trailed by an afternoon boat cruise along the magnificent Kazinga channel. Day three sees you trekking chimpanzees within Kyambura gorge and afterward embarking on a nature hike through Maramagambo forest’s lush flora. The culminating day offers another brief safari before your return transit to Kampala or Entebbe, with a midday meal break en route. This tour presents an unparalleled chance to explore Uganda’s wildlife and natural heritage, crafting an adventurous and stimulating experience perfect for anyone seeking escapism in unspoiled surroundings.

Day 1: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth National Park

You will be picked up from your hotel or Airport, and drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth National Park is known to have more mammals than any other park in Uganda. The game here includes both forest and savannah species for instance; Elephants, Buffaloes, Hippopotamus, Kobs, Warthog, a variety of primates like; Chimpanzee, Olive Baboons, Red-tailed and Vervet Monkeys, predators like; Leopards, Lions, Spotted Hyenas and Side-stripped Jackal. This park is also a birders paradise with over 611 recorded species.

Stop for lunch in Mbarara, then proceed to the park for an afternoon game drive.

Dinner and overnight atMweya Safari Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge/Hippo Hill Camp/The Institute of Ecology.

Included: Game drive

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Today you go for an early morning game drive with the hope of seeing lions and other predators as they hunt for their prey. In the afternoon, you take a launch/boat cruise of about two hours on the Kazinga channel for bird viewing (Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the best birding parks in Africa with “560” + recorded bird species and 296 bird species seen in 24 hours). You may also watch wildlife including the hippopotamus and elephants, among others. The Channel is believed to have the largest concentration of hippopotamus in the world.

Dinner and Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge/Jacana Safari Lodge/Hippo Hill Camp/The Institute of Ecology.

Included: Game drive, Boat trip at the Kazinga Channel

Day 3: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Kyambura Section

This day early morning with packed breakfast, drive to Kyambura gorge for chimpanzee trekking. Upon arrival at Kyambura Gorge start point/offices, you will be advised to have your packed breakfast and after that, you will be introduced to a local guide who will give a brief about the gorge and what it harbours, what the trails are like, the chances of seeing the Chimpanzees, before you finally set off to begin your day’s trek to view the Chimps. After tracking the chimpanzees, we return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation. In the afternoon you will go for a nature walk in Maramagambo forest.

Dinner and overnight at Katara Lodge.

Included: Chimpanzee tracking, Nature walk

Day 4: Departure

After breakfast check out and take another brief game drive on your way out for Kampala. You will have a lunch stopover en route expecting to reach Kampala or Entebbe in the afternoon.

Included:  Game drive

INCLUDED IN THIS SAFARI
  • Transportation
  • Accommodations
  • Meals Mentioned
  • Activities marked as Included
  • Professional English-speaking Driver guide
  • Entrance Fees in the mentioned Places to Visit
  • Bottled drinking mineral water

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