3 DAYS MAGICAL EXPERIENCE IN QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
DAY 1: TRANSFER
After an early morning breakfast, drive to Queen Elizabeth National park, located in Western Uganda. Make a stop at the Equator for photo shoots with one leg in the southern hemisphere and the other in the northern hemisphere. You can also perform water experiments to justify the geographical divide between the two hemispheres. There are craft centers at the site where you can get yourself a souvenir as remembrance of your safari in Uganda. Another stop is made at the Igongo Cultural Center 12km and to Mbarara town for lunch. Here, you are served organically grown and freshly prepared African cuisine at the famous byamungu restaurant literally translated as “its all for God”. Proceed driving to arrive in Queen Elizabeth National Park in the evening for relaxation dinner and overnight at Parkview safari lodge.
DAY 2: GAME DRIVE AND BOAT CRUISE
Embark on the exciting game drive encounter at 7am after the breakfast to the area where a range of wild game might be encountered including the elephants, water bucks, Uganda Kobs, Buffaloes, Lions, Spotted Hyenas, leopards, Bushbucks among other species. You’ll also get a chance to see other things like the birds such as Palm-nut Vulture, African White-backed Vulture, Hooded Vulture, Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture, Brown Snake Eagle, Lappet-faced Vulture, Wahlberg’s Eagle, Bateleur, Martial Eagle, Grey Kestrel, Long-created Eagle, African Crake, Black-bellied Bustard, Temminck’s Courser, Crowned Plover, Senegal Plover, African Wattled Plover among others. The beautiful moist open savannah grassland view is also impressive. Return from 3 – 4 hour activity and connect to the lodge for relaxation an lunch. In the afternoon, you connect to Mweya Jetty for an afternoon boat cruise commencing at 2pm. The boat encounter on what has been termed the Paradise of hippos features impressive sights of Hippos and Nile crocodiles, birds like the African skimmer, Yellow billed stork and Kingfishers. The wild game can also be encountered during on the channel side. Retreat from the 2 hour activity and do a game drive along the channel track as you connect back to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight at Parkview safari lodge
DAY 3: CHIMP TREKKING AND DEPARTURE
Wake up for breakfast after which you will connect to the park to kalinzu for chimpanzee trekking experience the magical lush mature tropical forest thriving below sea level supporting counts of chimpanzees. The eventual encounter with the chimpanzees as they munch fruits, make pant hooting calls, socialize, patrol, copulate and roll themselves in tree branches derive an exciting memory that will last for a life time. Retreat from the encounter which tend to take 2 – 5 hours and embark on the transfer to Kampala
End of Safari of the 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari tour in Queen Elizabeth National park