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4 Days Queen Elizabeth & Kibale Forest national parks tour

 elephants and hippos queen elizabeth national park

Description

The four day Uganda tour itinerary takes you to Queen Elizabeth national park, the park habituates various wildlife making it Uganda’s bio diverse haven. Some of the activities at the park include game drives and a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. The second leg of the safari takes you to Kibale forest home to the chimpanzees and many bird species residing in the Bigodi wetlands.

Itinerary Details

Day 1: Kampala- Queen Elizabeth national park. You will be picked up early in the morning by our guide before embarking on the journey to Queen Elizabeth national park. Upon reaching the park headquarters, you will check into the lodge for some relaxation and lunch.

After lunch, you will be taken to the Kazinga Channel for a launch cruise. The 2 hour cruise has viewing the Hippos, Buffaloes and Elephants along the shoreline quenching their thirst from the burning sun and excellent bird viewing opportunities down the Channel as well as the highlights. Then return to relax, dine and overnight at the lodge.

Day 2: Game Drive and Launch Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Early morning cup of coffee and depart at 6:30 am for an early morning Game drive on the Kasenyi Track with high expectations to see lions, leopards, Uganda kob, warthog, giant forest hog, elephants, hippos from grazing going back to water and many water, grassland and forest bird species in their natural wild environments .The drive often takes 2-4 hours depending on the weather, luck and the success of the game viewing you will then return to the lodge awaiting lunch.

After lunch you will go for a long walk in the Maramagambo Forest , which harbors many bird species , forest antelope, monkeys, a bat cave and the ‘cormorant house’ a large tree in the forest that has been turned white by the birds that roost there at night

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale national park. Checkout of the lodge very early in the morning and transfer to Kibale national park for chimpanzee tracking the drive from Queen Elizabeth to Kibale national park takes approximately 3 hours. And by 8am you will begin the exciting half day search for chimpanzees and other primates including L’hoests, Red-tailed colobus, Blues, and black and white colobus and grey cheeked mangabey swinging through the dense forest and Birds, butterflies and many small insects takes you towards noon hours. The guide will provide detailed explanations on not only primates, but also on all the forest’s fauna and flora, ensuring that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and primates in close quarters. After the tracking you will check in at the lodge for lunch.

After lunch, you will be taken to Bigodi swamp for an entertaining nature walk where you interact with some members of the local community neighbouring Kibale National Park. You will then get back to the camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4: Return to Kampala. You will end your Uganda safari by returning to Kampala form Kibale national park

Cimpanzee trekking in Kibale forest national park

Included in the tour package Exclusions
Gorilla Tracking Permits Air fares
Park ranger fees Personal insurance
Goverment taxes Personal expenses
Accomodation Visa Fees
Ground Transportation 4x4 Safari Vehicle
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