GTU 3 ~ 3 days/ 2 nights Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 1: Queen Elizabeth National Park [L, D]
Depart Kampala and drive west, with a stopover at the Equator for photos, through volcanic formations of the Western Rift Valley towards Queen Elizabeth National Park. The descent reveals a stunning panorama of Lakes George and Edward amidst game-filled plains.

In the evening, proceed for a unique 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. The trip passes through possibly the highest hippo concentration in Africa and many mammals may be seen drinking at the water’s edge. Keep an eye open for the enormous water monitor lizard, as well as crocodiles. The cruise offers an excellent platform for photography and game viewing. The bird life is colorful and abundant.

Overnight Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge (budget) / Katara Lodge (mid range) / Mweya Safari Lodge (upmarket)

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth [B, L, D]
This day will include two game drives, offering the chance to view Queen Elizabeth National Park’s diverse eco-systems of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters, home to an incredible abundance of wildlife. Game drives in this park, with the massive Rwenzori Mountains as a backdrop, provide an excellent opportunity to see lion, leopard, giant forest hog, African buffalo, elephants, defassa waterbuck, Uganda kob, topi and bushbuck. Combined with the boat trip up the Kazinga Channel, these two game drives are memorable methods of discovering a vast array of wildlife.

Overnight Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge (budget) / Katara Lodge (mid range) / Mweya Safari Lodge (upmarket)

Day 3: Kampala [B, L]
Early morning departure to Kyambura Gorge, visitors can climb through tropical forest and catch a glimpse of a variety of primates, including chimpanzee, black-and-white colobus. vervet and olive baboons are regularly observed in the gorge. Less visible residents include red-tailed monkey and the giant forest hog. For birdwatchers a good range of forest birds are present. After lunch, drive back to Kampala  stopping at the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers en route where you will able to watch the ceremonial drums being crafted using methods passed down through generations. There will also be time to stop at the equator for photographs. You arrive Kampala in the early evening. End of services.

Tour can depart any day with a minimum of 2 persons. Please specify accommodation preference.

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