Uganda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Safari

Uganda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Safari

Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Overview

This 4 day Uganda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Safari takes you to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda’s second largest national park, with plenty of savannah wildlife, birds and primates. This is a park where leopards and other mammals roam the savannah plains, chimpanzees and other primates inhabit the huge gorges, trails lead to bat caves and volcanic craters, boats on the Kazinga Channel float past hippos and Nile crocodiles and where the Ishasha plains are home to tree-climbing lions and the rare shoebill stork. Queen Elizabeth National Park is a spectacular hotspot where you will enjoy game drives, boat safari cruises, and have a walking safari to the mesmerizing scenic features. 

Safari Highlights

  • Royal drum making tradition
  • Equator experience
  • Game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Boat cruise on Kazinga channel
  • Walking safari Chimp tracking to the spectacular sceneries
  • Chimpanzee trekking

Activity Schedule

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda & briefing on safari plan
Day 2: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 3: Game drive & boat safari cruise
Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking & travel back to Kampala

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DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda

You will be met at the airport by our safari guide who will transfer you to the hotel reserved for you in Kampala. Dinner and overnight will be at your booked safari lodge where you’ll be briefed on the Uganda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Safari.

Dinner and overnight will be at your booked hotel.

Luxury Lodge: Serena Hotel/ Imperial Hotel
Moderate:  Emin Pasha Hotel/ Speke Resort Hotel /  Gately Inn Entebbe
Budget facility: Acardia Cottages/ Namirembe Guest house / Anderita Beach Hotel / Papyrus Guesthouse Entebbe
Meal Plan: Full Board Basis

Day 2: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park (417 Kms)

Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park (417 Kms)

You will depart Kampala in the morning after breakfast to start the anticipated Uganda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Safari and travel westwards through Uganda’s beautiful green countryside to the 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.

Dinner and overnight will be at the Uganda Safari lodge reserved for you. 

  • Luxury Lodge: Mweya Safari Lodge: Katara Lodge/ Jacana Lodge 
  • Mid-range moderate:  Bush Lodge (in rooms) / Simba Safari Camp in rooms/ Buffalo Safari Resort/ Enganzi Lodge/ Ihamba Safari Lodge
  • Budget facility: Kazinga Channel View Lodge/ Simba Safari Camp in tents/ Bush Lodge in tents  
  • Meal Plan: Dinner.

Day 3: Game drive and boat cruise

Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari - Tree Climbing Lions in QENP

You will set off early (about 6.30am) for a morning game drive, an awesome experience to spot the animals in natural habitats.  Expect to see the famous Big Five; Elephant, Buffalos, Lions, Bush bucks, Kobs, Giant forest hog, Hyenas leopards, antelopes, and Waterbucks as well as birds. 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 the water animals to include Hippos, Buffalos, and Crocodiles. There is also a variety of bird species on the water banks especially the famous Shoebill, pelican and Jacana.

Dinner and overnight will be at your Uganda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Safari lodge.

  • Luxury Lodge: Mweya Safari Lodge: Katara Lodge/ Jacana Lodge 
  • Mid-range moderate: Bush Lodge (in rooms) / Simba Safari Camp in rooms/ Buffalo Safari Resort/ Enganzi Lodge/ Ihamba Safari Lodge
  • Budget facility: Kazinga Channel View Lodge/ Simba Safari Camp in tents/ Bush Lodge in tents 
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Chimpanzee Safari and travel to Kampala

Chimpanzee Safari in Kyanbura gorge in queen elizabeth national park

After breakfast, you can proceed to either Kyambura Gorge for Chimpanzee tracking, visit the bat cave or visit the Blue Lake. You will later drive back to Kampala arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight will be at your reserved safari lodges.

This safari package includes;

  • Transportation (type of car ) 4WD min van with pop up roof for excellence safari view.
  • All fuel for the trip.
  • Game drive & boat safari.
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Chimpanzee Tracking Permit
  • Driver / guide.
  • Guide ranger fees.
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary.
  • All activities are described in the itinerary.
  • Park fee is according to the program.
  • Meals are according to the program.

However, the Uganda Wildlife & Chimpanzee Safari package excludes:  Personal Expenses like:, tobacco, telephone, drinks, laundry, porter fee, personal insurance, Visa , and tips to guides

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