3 DAYS/ QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK WILDLIFE & BIRDING SAFARIS.
The 3days Queen Elizabeth National Park will lead you to the most popular and easily accessible game reserve in Uganda (Queen Elizabeth N.P), Situated on the floor of Albertine rift valley overlooking the mysterious Mountains of the moon (The Ruwenzori’s) in South-western Uganda, the park covers 2000 square KM and includes a remarkable variety of echo systems from semi-deciduous Tropical to green meadows, savannah, crater lakes and swamps. A total of 95 mammal species have been recorded here, the highest for any Ugandan National Park. It is home to the most famous tree-climbing lions along the Ishasha Sector, the Ugandan Kob, and other Antelopes species, as well as Elephants, Buffaloes, Hippos, Baboons, and elusive primates in the scenic Kyambura gorge. A total of 547 confirmed bird species have also been recorded in Queen Elizabeth. This is one of the highest totals in the World and is truly remarkable for such a relatively small reserves. In addition to all these fascinating game viewing and birding; a relaxing boat trip along the Kazinga Channel is irresistible.
Arrival at Entebbe airport or any of border post, you will have picked up by our guide from Umarella voyage safaris and dropped at place of accommodation and get ready for your 3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Our representative from Umarella voyage safaris will be eagerly waiting for you at Entebbe international airport for your 3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park . You will be picked up and dropped at agreed place of accommodation for relaxation, dinner and overnight
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth
Pick up from your hotel at 6.30am for the 3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park safari (6-7hrs) , followed by a brief stop-over at The Equator for photo opportunity and souvenirs. Proceed through the magical Ankole cattle herds grazing alongside the road and scenic tea plantation, lunch en route. Check-in, and relax at the accommodation facility of your choice
In the afternoon if it appeals to you, you may go for a sunset game drive before returning to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Full Day in Queen Elizabeth NP
A warm-up cup of coffee, as you set off for an early morning game drive (about 6.30am), this is an awesome experience to spot the animals in natural habitats. With higher chances of spotting elephants, solitary cape buffaloes, hyenas, lions, leopard, antelopes, warthogs and beautiful birds. This park has spectacular sceneries including Crater Lakes and rolling savannah plains overlooking the snow capped of The Rwenzori’s Mountain ranges. There after you return for a full breakfast at the lodge and relax till lunch.
After lunch, take a relaxing boat cruise on Kazinga channel, this is a huge opportunity to spot more animals as they come to cool off down the stream. Queen Elizabeth National Park is the leading birding destination with over 600 bird species including pelicans, kingfishers, hammer corps, woodpeckers, cormorants, goliath heron and the rare shoebill stork; have a good time spotting these birds. Later you return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Queen Elizabeth – Kampala
Check-out and you can choose between a nature walk at Katwe ecotourism site (one of the few surviving salt lakes in East Africa) or take a primate walk (chimpanzee, monkey, baboons) trekking in Kyambura gorge. Before proceeding to Kampala; lunch en-route and arriving in the evening. Check-in dinner and overnight at the accommodation facility of your choice.
On your last day with us, you will have relaxed breakfast and check out of the lodge followed by the drive to the Entebbe airport or declared border posts for the departure
End of the 3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Thank you from travelling with Umarella voyage safaris Uganda
|Included in the Cost are:
|Excluded in the cost are:
– Full board accommodation as per the itinerary, when travelling luxury/midrange
– Bed and breakfast only when staying in budget facility
– All ground transportation by fully customized safari vehicles as per the itinerary,
– Fuel for the entire safari
– English Speaking Driver/Guide,
– Meals en route,
– Park entrance fees,
– Nature Walk in Katwe salt mines/chimps trekking in Kyambura Gorge
– Boat trip along the Kazinga Channel,
– Game drives & Park ranger fees
– VAT and hotel taxes
|– Airfare to and from Uganda,
– VISA and departure taxes at the airport
– Activities or accommodations in Kampala plus those NOT mentioned in the itinerary,
– Meals if staying in budget facilities
– Wines, beers and spirits & all beverages other than the bottled mineral water while on safari
– Items of a personal nature e.g. telephone calls, tips and gratuity, laundry, souvenir etc