Tour Overview

A four-day safari itinerary to Queen Elizabeth National Park will enable you to take apart boat cruise, game watching drives and chimpanzee tracking at Kyambura George. The activities are so interesting and memorable. The national park offers a genuine Uganda Safari as it is home to the Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, hippos, chimpanzees, elephants, waterbucks, baboons, and more than 500 bird species. The boat cruise along the Kazinga channel offers you a chance to see the Elephant, buffaloes and various bird species including the Kingfisher and eagles.

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

At your arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be picked by a tour guide from African Jungle Adventures Ltd who will transfer you to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The national park is found in the western part of the country in the areas of Kasese, Kamwenge, Bushenyi, and Rukungiri. You will have an en-route stop at Mbarara town for Lunch and then continue to the national park arriving late in the evening. Enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure at the hotel with a cool drink on the deck or lounge at the pool. 1,978 sq. km Queen Elizabeth National Park is characterized by open savannah, large areas of swamp around Lake George, the extensive Maramagambo Forest in the southeast, and the forested Kyambura Gorge along the border with Kyambura Game Reserve. Inexact Distance: 310 km Estimated Travel Time: 8hrs.

Day 2: Explore Queen Elizabeth National Park

elephants-queen-elizabethOn this day, you will explore Kyambura Gorge with chimpanzee tracking in search for the playful primates. You will also enjoy a wildlife watching drive with possible sightings of buffalo, waterbuck, warthog, lion, leopard, hyena, forest hog and additionally elephants. Game drive: Queen Elizabeth National Park, is home to Uganda’s largest wildlife populations and the most visited park in the country. Here, it is possible to see primates, buffaloes, hippo, elephant, lion, and the elusive leopard. Chimp trek: The trek is done in Kyambura Gorge also known as the “Valley of Apes” in the eastern corner Queen Elizabeth National Park. The safari is more than just going to see chimpanzees in their natural environment, it also teaches the tourists about the ecosystems of the Gorge’s atmospheric “underground” rainforest, including vegetation types; bird identification and conduct; and chimp and monkey ecology. Despite the fact that chimp sightings are not guaranteed, tourists stand high chances of listening to and seeing our distant cousins as they are habituated and not bothered by people viewing their daily behavior. This activity can last between 1-6 hours.
Then after you will return to the lodge for late lunch and relaxation as you wait for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Game Drive & Boat Cruise

Very early in the morning after breakfast at your lodge, you will embark on a morning game drive for more wildlife viewing inside the park. This afternoon, take in a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel to view different water-loving birds and different birds and with a bit of luck, we may even view elephants or cats.

Day 4: Transfer back To Kampala and Departure

After breakfast, you will leave Queen Elizabeth National park and transfer back to Kampala with a stop at the equator and a visit to a royal drum maker workshop. Then continue to Entebbe International Airport to board your departure flight.

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