Ajuna Tours and Travel

5 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Experience

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Overview

This 5 days Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari takes you to the most popular national park in Uganda for an amazing experience with Africa’s famous wildlife. Queen Elizabeth national park combines both wildlife, and unique scenery, landscape and physical features. From the sprawling savannah grassland, majestic views of Mountain Rwenzori to beautiful crater lakes, Queen Elizabeth gives satisfaction to people who love nature. The Park is home to 4 of the big 5 mammals. Its key attractions are the tree climbing lions, the Kyambura gorge chimpanzees and the boat cruise at the famous Kazinga channel, a channel that joins two lakes. Queen Elizabeth National Park remains green all year round and stands out because of the incredible scenery.

Tour Highlights

Day 1 Pick up from the Airport and transfer to the Hotel
Day 2: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Afternoon game drive
Day 3: Morning Game drive – Afternoon Launch cruise at the Kazinga Channel
Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge – Visit the salt and crater Lake Katwe
DAY 5: Tree climbing lions of Ishasha – Transfer back to Kampala

What to expect while at Queen Elizabeth: –

  • game drive in Queen |Elizabeth National Park
  • boat cruise on Kazinga channel
  • nature walks
  • lion tracking
  • chimpanzee tracking
  • Bird watching
  • Cultural tours

Included/Excluded

  • Permission into the park
  • 2 Game drives
  • boat cruises
  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Full time driver /guide
  • 4x4 car with fuel
  • Accommodation and meals FB
  • International flight charges
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratitude to individuals
  • Assorted drinks like beer
  • Visa processing
  • Any other extra activities not out of the mentioned
  • Personal expenses

Tour Plan

Day 01 Pick up from the Airport transfer to the Hotel

Upon arrival, the company guide will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel in Kampala. With time on your side, you may be guided for a city tour of Kampala to enjoy several attractions like the national museum, Mengo palace, Kasubi tombs, national theatre, Namugongo shrine, Bahai house of worship etc. The guide will brief you about the tour and traveling arrangements for day 2. Dinner and overnight will be at serena hotel for luxury, Best western hotel plus for midrange or Speke hotel.
Meal plan; dinner

Day 02 Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Afternoon game drive

Approximately 370.9km journey takes about 6 and half hours
6:00am, After your early morning breakfast at your hotel, the driver will ready to transfer you to Queen Elizabeth National Park, expect to stop at the equator crossing to take photos and buy souvenirs before proceeding to the park. You should ask the driver to stop at any interesting point of attractions. On arrival, you will check in at your hotel and have lunch before being taken for an afternoon game drive in the Kasenyi sector of the park to see some the mammals the sector has to offer and a lot of bird species for birders. Diner and an overnight at Engiri game lodge for budget, Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge for midrange accommodation or Mweya Safari Lodge for luxury.
Meal plan full board

Day 03 Morning Game drive – Afternoon Launch cruise at the Kazinga Channel

Wake up early and go for a morning game drive at the Kasenyi sector. This game drive will target early morning risers and predators heading back to their dens after hunting in the night. After the morning game drive, you will be taken back to the lodge for relaxation and lunch as you wait for the afternoon launch cruise. The afternoon launch cruise at the Kazinga Channel is a very exciting activity while on a safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park. The channel connects Lake Edward to Lake George and has one of the highest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. Many of the park animals come to the channel at some point to drink water or bathing. The Kazinga channel is one of the greatest birding destinations in Africa. Diner and an overnight stay at Engiri game lodge for budget, Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge for midrange accommodation or Mweya Safari Lodge for luxury.
Meal plan; full board

Day 04 Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge – Visit the salt and crater Lake Katwe

After an early morning breakfast, you will be briefed for the chimpanzee trekking in kyambura Gorge. The kyambura gorge is a home to an underground forest which is home to birds, chimpanzees, smaller primates and other mammals. After the briefing, you will descend into the gorge to begin searching for the primates. A walk in the underground forest exposes you to amazing scenery and incredible biodiversity.
You have lunch and then head to Lake Katwe in the Mweya peninsula. Lake Katwe is one of the leading producers of salt in Uganda. The lake is too salty to support wildlife but is a great source of livelihood for communities in the area. The practice of salt mining has been in place since the 16th century with mining skills passed on from generation to generation. After interacting with the local salt miners and learning about their trade, you will be transferred back to the lodge. Diner and overnight at Engiri game lodge for budget, Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge for midrange accommodation or Mweya Safari Lodge for luxury.
Meal plan; fullboard

Day 05 Tree climbing lions of Ishasha – Transfer back to Kampala

After breakfast, the driver will start the journey back to Kampala but through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park for an opportunity to see the tree climbing lions of Uganda. The Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth is not as rich as the Kasenyi plains or Mweya Peninsula in terms of wildlife but it is characterized by the tree climbing lions. The lions spend most of their afternoons on top of fig and acacia trees. About 4 prides of tree climbing lions can be found in the area, visitors can also see other mammals.
You will continue with the journey back to the hotel in Kampala or to Entebbe Airport for your departure flight.
Meal plan; Breakfast
End of the 5 days Queen Elizabeth national park Adventure.

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