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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park (417km) Take an Evening Game Drive

Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park (417km) Take an Evening Game Drive

You will depart Kampala in the morning after breakfast and travel westwards through Uganda’s beautiful green countryside to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The journey will take 6-7 hours with stopovers at areas of tourist attraction such as the Royal Drum makers’ village and the Equator for an opportunity to stand in two hemispheres at the same time. You will continue through the savannah grasslands with lots of banana plantations and several herds of local long horned Ankole cattle endemic to this part of the country. You will get to Queen Elizabeth National Park in the evening and check into your lodge. Later go for an evening game drive, an awesome experience to spot the animals in natural habitats. Expect to see the famous Big Five; elephants, leopards, buffalos, lions, bush bucks, kobs, giant forest hog, hyenas, antelopes, waterbucks as well as birds. You will return for dinner and your overnight stay at the lodge.

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Best Time to Visit January to February and June to July (Dry seasons)
High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather June to July and January to February (Less rainfall)

Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth NP

ChimpanzeeOccasional
ElephantCommon
LionCommon
BuffaloCommon
HippoAbundant
LeopardOccasional
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ZebraNone
Accommodation:
Engiri Game Lodge
  • Budget lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Wake-Up Early Morning Have Breakfast Then Go for the Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Wake-Up Early Morning Have Breakfast Then Go for the Game Drive and Boat Cruise

You will set off early at about 6.30 am for a second game drive to the Ishasha Sector, home to the famous tree climbing lions, which is a fascinating experience to many tourists. Queen Elizabeth National Park diverse eco-system of grassy plains, tropical forests, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is a home to an incredible abundant wildlife. You will return for breakfast and relax till lunch. In the afternoon, you will take a launch cruise along the amazing Kazinga Channel to see, at close range, some water animals including hippos, buffalos, crocodiles and elephants bathing on the channel banks. There is also a variety of bird species on the water banks especially the famous pelican and jacana. Dinner and your overnight stay will be at Engiri Game Lodge/Bush Lodge (Mid Range).

Main Destination:
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Accommodation:
Engiri Game Lodge
  • Budget lodge bordering Queen Elizabeth NP without fences
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Chimpanzee Trekking and Transfer Back to Entebbe via Kampala

Chimpanzee Trekking and Transfer Back to Entebbe via Kampala

Wake-up early in the morning, have breakfast and head to Kalinzu Forest Reserve for an up to 4 hours chimpanzee trekking with a tracker and guide. The Forest Reserve is home to 6 groups of chimps, comprising of over 300 individuals. Please bring suitable closed walking boots and long trousers! Afterwards transfer back to Entebbe.

Main Destination:
Entebbe (City)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.
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  • This tour is offered by East African Jungle Safaris, not SafariBookings.
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  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour is subject to availability.
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