QUEEN ELIZABETH AND BWINDI FOREST NATIONAL PARK
There is no other country in Africa like Uganda – the pearl of Africa in 1908, in his book my Africa journey SIR WINSTON CHURCHHIL WROTE;
“For magnificence, for the variety of form and colour, for profusion of brilliant life, bird, insects, reptiles, beasts- for vast scale- Uganda is truly the “pearl of Africa”
The kingdom Uganda is truly fairy tale, the scenery is different, the climate is different and most of all, the people are different from anything else where to be seen in Africa in the whole range of Africa
Taking On The Pearl Of Africa
From its source Lake Victoria, the river Nile crosses the rift valley to give Uganda dazzling range of unique habitant. Uganda resulting beauty, natural wonders and biodiversity have impresses generation of travelers, visitors return for Uganda’s welcoming people and temperature climate. Uganda is most coveted natural attractions include the endangered mountain gorilla, chimpanzee and over 1,000 species of birds. Uganda’s diverse habitant have enthralled wildlife watchers, and seasoned Africa – goers for decades Hikers and mountain climbers congregate in the Ruwenzori Mountains as well as Mgahinga national park, which boast three major peaks Game and bird watching is particularly popular in Uganda’s many national parks and one of the special attractions is the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector of the queen Elizabeth national park. Yet there is more Uganda: walking or quad bike safaris, mountain climbing and grad 5 white water rafting a few of the adventure activities, Her culture of 52 tribes and teir languages and dance set the country apart Comparatively small country, Uganda has down many accolades including lonely planet number one destination to visit in 2012.
Arrival to Entebbe international airport or border post and drop off to place of accommodation
Day 1: pick up from the place of accommodation and transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park.
▪ Visit mount Rwenzori sculpture visit
▪ Kikorongo equator visit for photos
▪ Visit Queen’s pavilion
▪ Diner and overnight stay at booked lodge
Day 2: morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel
▪ Morning game drive to explore exciting game views of herds of buffaloes, elephants, Uganda cobs and different bird species
▪ Afternoon boat cruise to experience unbelievable views of hippopotamuses, crocodiles, birds and many wildlife
▪ Evening sunset on Kazinga channel
▪ Dinner and overnight at selected accommodation
Day 3: look out for tree climbing lions and then transfer to Bwindi
▪ Morning game drive to Ishasha to experience the rare climbing lions
▪ Transfer to Bwindi
▪ Dinner and overnight stay at booked lodge in Buhoma
Day 4: gorilla tracking in Buhoma
• Gorilla tracking in the forest Buhoma to meet with silverback
• Relaxation at the lodge
• Dinner and overnight stay
❖ Day 5: transfer to Lake Bunyonyi and evening boat cruise
▪ Relaxed breakfast and check out of the lodge
▪ Transfer to lake Bunyonyi
▪ Lunch at selected lodge
▪ Evening boat cruise to experience lake Bunyonyi
▪ Dinner and overnight at booked lodge
❖ Day 6: return to Kampala with en – route stop at the equator
• Relaxed breakfast and checkout of the lodge
• Transfer to kampala and en-route view kigezi region hills
• En-route stop at the equator and lunch
• Dinner and overnight at booked accommodation in kampala or Entebbe
❖ Departure day
• Relaxed breakfast and checkout of the lodge
• Pick up and transfer to Entebbe international airport or any of the border post for departure/flight and drop off for depart.
On your arrival at the Entebbe international airport or any of Uganda’s one stop border points in Busia, Malamba, Mutukula, Katuna etc. you will be welcomed by our safari guide representatives who will drop you at agreed accommodation for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay on the first day.
Day 1: Transfer Queen Elizabeth National Park (7 T0 8 Hours Drive)
Pick from the place of accommodation and transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park This morning will depart for the fort portal and explore the area around the base of the Rwenzori mountain with an (option) to visit the worlds famous Rwenzori Mountain sculpture foundation from where, your driver will take you via kasese towards queen Elizabeth national park, the fact on the floor of the rift valley overlooking mountains of the moon. You will have stop at kikorongo equator line for photo moments and then proceed to queen’s pavilion to have the spectacular view of Queen Elizabeth national park, continue to the booked lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Full Day Exploration Of Queen Elizabeth National Park
Start your day early with 6 o’clock coffee or tea wake up call, ready for early morning game drive, make sure to ask the hotel for the packed breakfast, head to the Kasenyi plains for the game drive where there is mating grounds of Uganda cobs and its home of lions, this is an awesome experience to spot the animals in natural habitats with high chances of spotting elephants, antelopes, warthogs, solitary cape buffaloes and beautiful birds. This is the spectacular sceneries including crater lakes and rolling savannah plains overlooking the snowcapped of the Ruwenzori’s mountain rangers. Then return to the lodge for full breakfast and relaxation till lunch. After lunch, take relaxing boat cruise on kazinga channel, this is huge opportunity tosspot more animals as they come to cool off down the stream. Queen Elizabeth national park is the leading birding destination in Uganda with 600 bird species including pelicans, kingfishers, hammer corps, cormorants, goliath heron and the rare shoebill stork etc having a gd time spotting birds. Return to the lodge for diner and overnight stay
Day 3: Look Out For Tree Climbing Lions And Transfer To Bwindi
Today we will depart for Bwindi impenetrable national park with the en-route game drive passing through Ishasha sector, the remote southern sector of Queen Elizabeth national park. It is one of the expensive pains of Ishasha that you will be on the lookout for its famous resident the tree climbing lions and later proceed with the journey to Bwindi with en-route at Ishasha jungle lodge and later drive to Bwindi –Buhoma according to your tracking permit. You will reach the selected accommodation early evening for relaxation dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Gorilla Tracking Experience In Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
You will wake up with the early morning of your gorilla tracking with for good breakfast in preparation of the physical activity. You will report for registration at the Uganda wildlife authority visitation station by 8am. After briefing your gorilla search will start. The park is covered in dense vegetation and rugged hills which demands that you are physically fit. The time taken to reach the gorillas varies according to their movements. You will experience the thrill of spending time with and observing gorillas for 1 hour upon encounter, which is an awesome and exciting experience adventure. After which we return to the lodge for relaxation, diner and overnight stay. Trackers safari lodge for dinner and overnight
DAY 5: Transfer To Lake Bunyonyi And Evening Boat Cruise
Wake up early morning and check out of the lodge as you go for relaxed breakfast and immediately after meet your guide to drive you to Lake Bunyonyi with interest of having evening boat ride. Lake Bunyonyi shouldn’t be missed while on your trip to Uganda tucked away in gorilla highlands. It’s must visitation destination perfect away to wind down your safari after hectic gorilla trek. Lake Bunyonyi offers visitors of thrilling activities from swimming, canoeing, Island hopping, Biking, Boat cruise, village and community and many more activities. You will have an evening boat cruise while enjoying 29 islands on the lake and later return to the lodge for overnight stay and dinner.
Day 6: Transfer To Kampala With En-Route Stop At The Equator
After relaxed breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and embark on your journey to Kampala (7-8hours) with en-route lunch at the equator in Masaka. Arriving in the evening in Kampala or Entebbe and drop off for dinner and relaxation and overnight stay.
You will have relaxed breakfast at place of accommodation depending on your departure/flight. You will be picked up and transferred to Entebbe international airport or any of the border post and dropped off for your departure.
End Of Safari
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