Day 1 Transfer to Queen Elizabeth N.P
You guide is to meet you at your accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe for transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You arrive and check into the park before having lunch at the Mweya peninsula. You then have a boat trip on the Kazinga channel so as to animals as they come to ease their thirst. Expect to see crocodiles, monitor lizards, hippos, buffalos, elephants, impalas, kobs, waterbucks and so on. Kazinga channel hosts the largest number of bird species in Africa. It also has the largest concentration of hippos in the world and known as center of ecology. Bird species include; pelican, African fish eagle, cattle egrets, herons, kingfishers, marabou stalks, crested cranes and so on. After this activity, you are to have an evening game drive in the Kasenyi sector. This is a mating ground for antelopes and there for a good area for spotting predators such as lion, hyenas, leopards and so on. You then drive to your lodge for evening accommodation.
Travel Time – Approx. 6Hrs
Meal Plan – lunch and supper
Accommodation – Mweya Camp
Day 2 Game drive and visit the salt lake.
You are to wake up early for a morning game drive in search for more game. Expect to see hippos, buffaloes, elephants, lions, leopards, hyenas, warthogs, oribis, heartbeats and so many more. We then have bush breakfast and then visit a fishing village on Lake George. You then have some rest and later visit the Katwe Salt Lake. This lake has been in existence since the 16th century and is responsible for survival of most citizens in Katwe village. You are to learn how this local salt is extracted and made ready for sale. You then have lunch and return to Kampala or Entebbe hence end of service.
All Park Entrance fees
Boat trip on the Kazinga channel
Game Drives and game ranger fees.
Transportation in a 4WD Safari car
English speaking driver/guide
All accommodation while on tour
Meals as specified in the itinerary
Enough bottled drinking water on safari
Contribution to the local community at Lake Katwe salt lake (US $10 Per person)
Visa fees (US $ 50) per person.
Drinks besides water and tips
Laundry unless provided by your accommodation
Meals not included on the itinerary
Optional activities stated in the itinerary.
What to pack
Light clothes (for game drives in the warm savannah)
Jackets, hat, sunglasses
Personal cameras and binoculars
Insect repellent to avoid insect bites on game drives and boat trips
You can easily add on white water rafting, chimpanzee or gorilla tracking on this safari
Flights between parks/sites can be arranged on request.
This safari will be confirmed after receiving at least 1/3 of the quoted price, the remaining balance can be settled on arrival.
While on site, we accept payment in only US Dollars, GB Pound, Euros and UG Shillings.
On this tour, you can remove the bits you do not want and add ones that you want to suit your budget and interest.
ENJOY YOUR TRIP!
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