Queen Elizabeth is Uganda’s second largest national park after Murchison Falls; located on the shady side of Rwenzori Mountains in the Western part of the country. The park boasts a diverse eco-system with dozens of sparkling craters, rolling savanna, forests, lakes, and wetlands. A boat trip along the Kazinga channel exposes you to an enormous hippo population, bird life and reptiles plus mammals drinking along the shoreline. Visit the Maramagambo Forest Reserve or Kyambura Gorge to view the resident chimpanzees.
The African Elephants in Queen Elizabeth National Park — a must see on game drives and river cruises in the park
Arrive at Entebbe International Airport – Transfer to your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe
You will be greeted at the airport by your DTours guide/driver. After a short briefing about your tour in Rwanda, immediately transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Overnight: From Luxury, Midrange, to Budget Facilities
DAY 1: Depart from Kampala/ Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth
After breakfast at your hotel in either Kampala or Entebbe, embark on a long drive west of the country to Queen Elizabeth National Park through Ntungamo-Rukungiri entering the park to have amusing sight of the tree climbing lions in the remote but famous part of the park – Ishasha sector. Lunch will be en-route in Mbarara at Agip Hotel or Igongo Hotel. We’ll stop along our journey to take photos at the Equator!
Dinner and overnight at the lodge
DAY 2: Game viewing drive and chimpanzee trekking
Have breakfast at the lodge and then take a guided drive through to the Kasenyi plains. The expanse of savanna provides excellent opportunities to see buffalo herds, lion prides, elephants, kob antelope and guinea fowl. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the evening, take a chimp trekking expedition through the forested depths of Kyambura with its many water birds. Craters at the reserve host both Lesser and Greater flamingoes.
Overnight at the lodge (NAME?). Meal Plan: Full Board.
DAY 3: Launch cruise along Kazinga channel and back to Kampala
Start with breakfast, then proceed for a launch cruise downstream along the Kazinga channel. Relax as you float along, viewing the amazing wildlife along the channel that includes birds such as King fishers, African fish eagle, mammals like hippos and buffaloes, plus reptiles lingering along the shoreline.
Check-out from the lodge and travel back to Kampala or Entebbe? having lunch en-route.
Transfer to Entebbe International Airport for your flight home.