About Queen Elizabeth National park
Queen Elizabeth National Park is the western region of Uganda spanning the districts of kasese, kamwenge, Rubirizi and Rukungiri. The park is approximately 400 kilometres (250 mi) by road south west of Kampala, Uganda’s capital city. The park occupies an estimated 1978 square kilometres (764 sq. mi). The park extends from Lake George in the north-east to Lake Edward in the south-west and includes the Kazinga channel connecting the two lakes.
Queen Elizabeth National Park is known for its wildlife, including African buffalo, Uganda kob, hippopotamus, giant forest hog, warthog, Nile crocodile, leopard, lion, elephants and many others, it’s a home for 95 mammal species, 500 bird species.
Day 1: Drive to Queen Elizabeth N.P
Our experienced driver/guide will pick you up from the hotel/airport and drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park in the western Uganda, we shall be having beautiful views of the Tea Plantations, and we shall also have lunch on the way in the fort portal town.
After lunch, we shall continue to drive to our destination but on the way, we will see the crater lakes, mountain ranges, a lot of banana plantations and also cross the Equator line from there, we then proceed to the park and where we are going to spend the night inside the park while interacting with the wild animals as we prepare for the following day.
Day 2: Game drives and boat cruises
In the morning after breakfast, we will go for the morning game drive where we will see wild animals like lions, elephants, hippos, hyenas, leopards 1000s of impalas, buffalos, Ugandan kob and many others, bird species.
After the game drive, we go back to the hotel for lunch as we also get ready for the either afternoon or evening boat cruise.
Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking in the park and drive to Ishasha
Early in the morning after breakfast, we go for Chimpanzee tracking as we shall get another chance of seeing more other animals while you’re tracking the chimps with in the park.
After chimpanzee tracking, we drive to another destination where we are going to spend another night as the guide goes through the activity to get ready for the next day (game drive for the climbing lions) and other species.
Day 4: Climbing lions
In the morning after breakfast, we will go for the game drive where we expect to see the climbing lions and also see other wild animals as well. After the game drive, we come back to the hotel for lunch, rest a bit and get ready for the following day departure.
Day 5: Drive back to Kampala
In the morning after breakfast, we will start our journey back to Kampala, either to the hotel or to the airport.
– Chimpanzee tracking permit
– Hotel/airport Pick up and drop off
– Park entry fees (all game drives)
– 5x Lunch and 4x dinner
– 4x Breakfast
– 4x Accommodation
– Tips for the guides
– Flight tickets
– Visa processing
– drinks during and after the meals
– Personal health/third party/travel insurance