3 DAYS UGANDA WILDLIFE SAFARI (QUEEN ELIZABETH PARK) - 2 NIGHTS/ 3 DAYS

Experience Uganda’s Wildlife Safari, carefully designed with the post affordable prices and accommodation ranges that make your visit to Uganda a memorable stay, this itinerary will bring unforgettable close-ups inspiring natural scenes. Explore Queen Elizabeth national parks and untamed wildernesses on a boat cruise on the kazinga Channel. Then relive it all on your camera roll.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$660 - $680
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
3 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Boating safaris Boating
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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SAFARI OVERVIEW:
Day 1: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth NP
Day 2: Game drive/Launch cruise
Day 3: Return to Kampala
END OF SAFARI

Day 1: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth NP 

After breakfast, we will set off on the southern bound road, have a  stop over to look at the  Royal Drum makers, stand on the Equator and be in both hemispheres at once and there after proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park. We will continue through savannah grasslands seeing banana plantations and herds of Ankole cattle with their incredible long curving horns. Queen Elizabeth is host to a large variety and volume of wildlife. It boasts one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any game park in the world, from the open Savannah to Rain forest, dense swamps and beautiful crater lakes to the vastness of Lake Edward. Almost 100 species that include Hippos, Lions, Buffaloes, Leopard, Spotted Hyena and the elusive giant forest hog. The primates include Chimps, Black and white Colobus Monkeys, Blue, Black Faced Red Colobus, and Red Tailed monkeys and Olive Baboons.

After checking in and having some time to relax, we will head for a late afternoon game drive. We often spot Elephants, waterbucks, warthogs, hippos and others.

*Accommodations:
- Kyambura game lodge
- Enganzi Lodge
*Meal Plan: Full Board (lunch & dinner)
*Travel Time: 7 hrs

 

Day 2: Game drive/Launch cruise  
After breakfast, you will go for a morning game drive on to the rolling plains where you can view Lions, Giraffe, Hartebeest, Buffalo and Elephant as well as many of the other mammals of the park. For the birders amongst you these areas support the Secretary Bird, Black Chested Snake Eagle, Tawny and Marshal Eagles Carmine and Swallow Tailed Bee-Eaters, to pick just a few. This is a beautiful drive across Borassus Palm Forest and grassland savannah down to Lake Albert where the Albert Nile heads north to the Sudan.

In the afternoon a boat trip along the Kazinga Channel gives you the opportunity to view wildlife up close: hippo’s huff and spray mere feet away from the boat, buffalo linger in the shallows. The shores of the channel are also home to an array of birds including pink backed pelicans, pied and malachite kingfishers, saddle billed stork and many others. After this wonderful afternoon, a slow drive back to Lodge.

*Accommodations:
-  Kyambura game lodge
- Enganzi Lodge
*Meal Plan: Full Board (Breakfast, lunch & dinner)

Day 3:  Return to Kampala
Head to Kampala, the drive back to Kampala stops at the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers. Here you will be able to watch the ceremonial drums being crafted using methods passed down through generations. There will also be time to stop at the equator for photographs and you will arrive in Kampala early afternoon. Transfer to your hotel OR to the Airport for your flight back home

*Meal Plan: Half Board (Breakfast & Lunch)
*Travel Time: 7 hrs
END OF SAFARI


Tour Price in USD:  GROUP MINIMUM - 2 PERSONS
PER PERSON sharing in Double/Twin Room
Based on Kyambura Game lodge                 USD 680 PER PERSON
Based on Enganzi Lodge                              USD 660 PER PERSON

                                                                                   

Quoted price includes;
- The cost of all ground transportation and Fuel
- Full time safari guide and his associated expenses
- Park entrance fees
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- Boat trip
- Game drive
- But it excludes; Flights, Visa fees, Airport taxes, Items of personal nature like Laundry, Bar bills, Beverages, tipping and any extra expenses.

 

 

 

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • KYAMBURA GAME LODGE: Kyambura Game Lodge is situated at the eastern edge of Queen Elizabeth National Park, in the western part of the great East African Rift valley with fantastic views over the national park and the Rwenzori Mountains and a short distance from the Kyambura Gorge where Chimpanzee treks are done in Queen Elizabeth National park. Accommodation is provided in seven spacious and tastefully designed self contained grass-thatched cottages with running hot and cold water bath tabs/showers and stunning views of the park. All the rooms are equipped with 220v electricity supply and a private wooden balcony perched over Queen Elizabeth National Park.All cottages are privately spaced out in a shrubbery surrounding for proper environment conservation. Other facilities include a restaurant, bar, swimming pool and health club.
  • ENGANZI LODGE: Welcome to Enganzi Game Lodge, the perfect gateway to the mighty Queen Elizabeth National park, a perfect setting to begin your journey into the wild. The captivating Enganzi Game Lodge is nestled on a hill bordering the Queen Elizabeth National Park and overlooking un spoilt bush in the cradle of western Uganda’s magnificent wild. With 5 splendidly set cottages which offer a picture perfect view of the Queen Elizabeth National Park’s bush expanse, guests will be spoilt for choice in glimpses of natures best at flora and fauna. The views are unmatched and the open-sided Main House has been designed with space and views in mind, you can enjoy sun downers or a three course dinner in the dining room or upper deck enjoying the beauty that Africa has to offer. Guests can enjoy nature walks, game viewing, bird watching and the location offers a breathtaking advantage for sightseeing. Your experience at Enganzi Game Lodge will be crowned with an unforgettable imprint of sheer luxury in natures wild.Enganzi Game Lodge has 5 exquisitely designed Cottages, made of local materials and designed with the contemporary African decor. Each of the 5 private cottages is individually placed with an open design to give you unmatched views of the open grasslands from the comfort of your room. All the cottages have a private Deck, Lounge area, Bed room and Private Bathroom with a bath tub and Shower. The atmosphere is tranquil and intimate and able to give you an unmatched level of entirely personalized service to satisfy all your needs including business and pleasure.

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Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
Elephant
Elephant
Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus
Hyena
Hyena
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Bird watching
Bird watching
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Boating / canoeing
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Bush walks
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Fishing
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