3 Days 2Nights Queen Elizabeth National Park - PACKAGE
Pick up from an agreed point at 7:00am in Kampala or Entebbe and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Enroute stop over for photography at the equator-Kayabwe, proceed to Mbarara and have lunch at Igongo Country Hotel and Cultural Center.
Proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park from Mbarara driving west-wards viewing heavy vegetation along Mbarara Bushenyi highway. 5minutes stopover in Ishaka Town and proceed with a panoramic drive viewing tea plantations in Kyamuhunga. A slow drive will allow you to take panoramic photo shots of the Russel Uganda Tea Estate – a stopover is allowed if you need it. Continue to Rubirizi District viewing the Kalinzu forest and possibility of monkeys along the road side.
Various stopovers are expected for you to be able to site-see and take nice photos of crater lakes in Bunyaruguru including Lake Rutoto, Nzuguto, Nyungu, and Twin lakes.
Proceed to Kyangabi Crater Resort for a better panoramic view of the National Park.
Drive straight to Mweya and Check into Mweya safari lodge or Kabatoro Guest House or Elephant Plains.
In the evening you will be taken to have a glance on traditional salt industries and mining methods, tour around the Crater Lake region.
Have dinner and overnight at Twin Lake Safari Lodge
Wake up early in the Morning, refresh and have breakfast
At 8:00am go for a Boat cruise along Kazinga Channel, viewing a diversity of water birds, and aquatic animals such as Hippos, Crocodiles and fishing activities.
At 12:00noon go for a game drive through the 27km Crater drive where you will explore a cluster of extinct volcanoes north of Mweya Safari Lodge between the Main and Equator Gates. This provides superb views into numerous craters, some filled by lovely lakes, as well as towards the Rwenzori and across the Rift valley floor.
The Queens Pavilion stands nearby at the northern entrance to the Crater Drive. A temporary shelter at this site hosted Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh in 1954; a permanent pavilion was built in 1959 for a visit by Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. This was restored for a second visit by the Duke of Edinburgh in 2007. A new Information Center on the site includes internet facilities and a coffee shop.
Continue to Kasese Town for a late Lunch and then tour around Kasese, returning back at 4pm for an evening game drive on other game tracks in the Park.
Continue to the plain north of the Kazinga Channel which is the primary game viewing area.
A network of tracks enables you to find elephants, buffaloes and other animals in the mosaic of grassland thickets that covers the North Kazinga area near Mweya. However Lions are most reliably sighted on the open Kasenyi plain east of the Kasese road where they prey on a large population of Uganda kob. Game drives are most rewarding in the early morning and late afternoon.
Dinner and overnight at Twin Lake Safari Lodge
Wake up early in the morning, refresh and have Breakfast 7:00am
At 8:00am, proceed outside the park for Chimpanzee and monkey tracking in Kalinzu Forest. Have a nature walk in the tropical forest in search for primates like Chimpanzees, Baboons and blue monkeys, red tailed monkeys, the black and white colobus monkey and other forest specialists
At 11:00am have a snack and drive straight to Kampala
Reach Kampala by 6:00pm