3 DAYS KIBALE AND QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARKS SAFARI
Kibale National Park is a national park in Western Uganda, protecting moist evergreen rain forest. It is 766 square kilometres in size. Despite encompassing primarily moist evergreen forest, it contains a diverse array of landscapes. Kibale National Park hosts the highest number of primates in the whole of East Africa including chimpanzees, baboons, black & white colobus monkeys and the blue monkeys.
- Chimpanzee tracking
- Nature walk
- Boat cruise
- Game drive
Day 1: Transfer to Kibale National Park and Bigodi swampy walk
After your early morning breakfast, Start the journey to Kibale 358km from the capital city, drive west through Mityana and proceed for a lunch break at Food Set Go/Dutchess/Gardens restaurant in the beautiful town of Fort Portal. Marvel at the stunning palace of Toro Kingdom, the Royal tombs, the numerous shops and the mosque before driving on to Kibale, only a couple of kilometers ahead.
Later, have a guided nature walk to the impressive Bigodi swamp sanctuary, a wonderful haven for birds. Among the 137 bird species, you will see the Great Blue Turaco as well as the Papyrus Gonolek. There is as well a diversity of butterfly species. Head back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay Primate lodge/Bigodi Community lodge/Kibale safari lodge.
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
After your breakfast, head for chimpanzee tracking at Kanyanchu visitor center. Expect to see several primates such as the golden monkeys, L’Hoest’s monkeys, baboons, blue monkeys, white & black colobus monkeys, the grey checked mangabey, pottos and red colobus. Other animals include forest elephants which are a common type, large forest hogs as well as several tree species. Return to the lodge for lunch and check out.
In the afternoon, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, upon the arrival in the park, check in at the lodge. In the evening have a game drive along the Kasenyi track and the Queen’s Mile in search for lions, warthogs, elephants, antelope species, buffaloes, hippos and water-bucks. The Kasenyi Track is among the best game viewing places in Queen Elizabeth National Park and also a wonder bird watching destination. Later, enyoy your dinner and an overnight stay Mweya Safari Lodge/Irungu forest safari lodge/Engiri game lodge.
Day 3: Boat cruise and Departure
Have your morning breakfast and go for a morning boat cruise on the Kazinga channel, this connects Lake Edward and Lake George and it is a habitat for an extremely large population of hippos. Enjoy your launch cruise as you spot other games come to water by the river banks. Then return to the lodge and check out.
Embark on the journey back to Kampala with a lunch stopover en-route, you will be dropped at the location of your choice or Entebbe Airport for your flight.
END OF THE TRIP
|NO. OF PAX
- 4WD Safari vehicle
- Park entrance fees
- Full board accommodation
- All tour activities as per the itinerary
- Meals as per the itinerary
- Professional English speaking guide
- Bottled drinking water in the safari vehicle
- Government levies & taxes
- Visa costs
- Insurance costs
- Personal expenses
- Laundry costs
- Extra food and drinks
- Extra activities not in the itinerary