Explore the best that Queen Elizabeth NP has to offer during this 4-day Queen Elizabeth NP safari. For the game-drives we focus on the southern Ishasha sector of the park, known for its tree-climbing lions. Spend the first two nights by the southern Ishasha sector and then make the journey northwards on the adventurous road through the park. You then go for a boat-cruise on Kazinga channel and spend the last night with views of the park before finishing off with chimps trekking in Kalinzu forest.
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Day by day itinerary:
Start early to get out of Kampala/Entebbe before traffic jam, stop for a coffee break and photo poses at the equator. Lunch in Mbarara and continue on through the countryside to reach the lodge in late afternoon. Check in and enjoy your evening close to the wild.
Drive time: Around 9 hours
Overnight Topi Lodge
Discover the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth NP and search the big fig-trees for tree-climbing lions. Here you will experience scenic landscape as well as have chance to see elephants, topis, buffaloes and more. You head out for an early morning game-drive and then back to the lodge for lunch and some relaxation before it is time for an afternoon game-drive to see what more Ishasha has to offer.
Overnight Topi Lodge
Enjoy a relaxed breakfast before we set off on the adventurous road from the Ishasha sector to the main part of the park through the park. Here we can see birds, monkeys, elephants and if we are lucky even a leopard along the road. When having finished lunch we get ready for the Classic highlights on the 2hrs Boat cruise on the famous Kazinga channel at 3pm, this is a 36kms channel linking Lake George – Lake Edward. Here you can see land and water Adapted Hippopotamuses Yawning and some slashing canines to each other and the National Geographical society Killing machine the Nile Crocodile gaping along the Banks and Savannah version of Pigs the Warthog- Pumba of the award winning Lion King are a hallmark sign in this Animal home of Mamaland Uganda. With your Binoculars along the peninsula you have a magnificent view of Birds and animals like the ever playing African Elephants in Waters as we sigh and reset Fatigue and stress, to point zero.
Overnight in Pumba safari cottages
After breakfast we head over to Kalinzu forest to trek chimps and enjoy the jungle. After the trek we embark on the drive back to Kampala/Entebbe. Stop for lunch in Masaka and continue on to Kampala/Entebbe to be dropped at the location of your choice in the late afternoon.
Drive time: Around 7 hours
Price: The price depends on number of people and accommodation level. Contact us with your inquiry to get the best price for your safari.
Included: Accommodation, meals, safari car, fuel, guide, park entries, gorilla permits (if applicable) and activities mentioned in the itinerary. Plus water in the car and a couple of fruits along the way.
Excluded: International flights, visas, drinks, tips and personal expenses.
Accommodation: In general accommodation mentioned in the itinerary is good places on budget to mid-range level (with the exception of luxury safaris). The accommodation can be adapted to your price range of budget, mid-range or luxury. Of course a mix is also possible. Take a look here for links to the website’s of the lodges we regularly work with.
Payment options: We accept international bank transfer, card payment through PesaPal (adds 3,5% charge) and cash payment if you are in Uganda.
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