Queen Elizabeth National Park Camping Safari 3 Days
This is a 3 days Uganda Camping Safari which starts and finishes in Kampala taking you through Uganda's second largest park, Queen Elizabeth National Park. Located on the savannah plains below the Rwenzoris, the park protects the great game of Africa in which includes elephants, lions, buffaloes, a profusion of hippos, elusive giant forest hogs and leopards among others. These animals are regularly sighted around the tourist village of the Mweya Peninsula - which also boasts a marvelous waterfront setting in the shadow of the Rwenzori Mountains.
The park hosts 100 mammal species and a remarkable 606 bird species and this makes it a superb safari territory, to tourists who are interested in game viewing and birding as well. From the Kazinga channel a launch cruise enables tourists to see different birds, thousands of hippos, solitary buffaloes and other animals that come for a drink on the Kazinga channel. The park also poses a number of primate species in the Kyambura gorge and Maramagambo forest. From the Kyambura Gorge you haAfrican buffalo in queen elizabethve got the opportunity to track the fast moving and elusive chimpanzees while the Maramagambo forest is a home to an alluring section of monkeys, birds and flamingos. Around Ishasha go on the hunt for the tree-climbing lions lounging on old fig trees as they wait for their prey.
Day 1: Kampala - Queen Elizabeth National Park
Our safari guide will pick you from your hotel and drive you on the southbound road connecting to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Have a stop over at the royal drum makers, take photographs at the Equator and then descend to the Queen Elizabeth National Park, keeping an eye out for game. Dinner and Overnight at Mweya / Jacana (FB).
Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park and the Kazinga Channel
Wake up for an early morning game drive to catch up with the early risers and predators retuning to their hideouts. Have breakfast, and relax during the heat of the day as you wait for lunch. Take a launch cruise on the Kazinga channel and embark on an evening game drive through the Kasenyi plains and the Mweya peninsula where a variety of fauna can be seen. Dinner and Overnight at Mweya/Jacana (FB).
Day 3: Kyambura Channel, Return to Kampala
After breakfast have an excursion to Kyambura gorge to track the fast moving and elusive chimpanzees. OR go for a nature walk in Maramagambo Forest for tree identification, primate viewing; visit the bat caves and the blue lake. Return to Kampala.
The above safari includes :
- All meals and excursions as per the itinerary.
- Park entrance fees in the Game Reserves and National Parks.
- All road transportation and Game drives using custom-made Safari minivan complete with pop-up roof for enhanced game viewing and photography.
- Full board accommodation on Safari.
- Experienced English speaking driver-guides.
The above safari excludes :
- All flights.
- Additional sightseeing or deviation from the itinerary.
- All items of a personal nature such as tobacco, laundry, phone calls, tips and drinks/beverages.
- Extra meals.
- Any other items not mentioned above.
- Medical/Travel Insurance.