6 DAYS KIBALE AND QUEEN ELIZABETH SAFARI
A safari to this 795sq km jungle is nothing less of amazing bush bash adventure to see how man’s closest cousin with a 98.4% DNA match survives in this land of extremes.
Queen Elizabeth National park is also the home of the legendary tree climbing lions of Ishasha. The resident lions have taken to a curious habit, climbing into giant fig trees and acacia trees.
You will be met on arrival by your our driver guide who will warmly receive and welcome you and will transfer you to your accommodation.
After an early breakfast we depart to Kibale Forest National Park, It’s a beautiful ride on the countryside as you pass through rolling hills and plantations. You will have lunch en route as you approach Fort Portal town which rests in the shadow of the mountains of the moon.
Today you will spend the morning tracking the exuberant chimp families in the Kibale forest. Tracking chimpanzees in their natural habitat, as they swing from the branches in the canopy high above the forest floor, is a thrilling experience. Though they can be difficult to spot, you will be in no doubt of their presence as the forest is alive with their noisy calls. In the afternoon, explore the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary. The reserve is abundant with butterflies, plants, animals and, in particular, birds. Spectacular birds like Great Blue Turaco and rare Papyrus Gonolek will be of great interest to birders. The swamp is also home to more elusive animals such as Red Colobus monkeys and Sitatunga antelope.
Today, your driver/guide will take you to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Uganda’s second largest national park. You will enjoy journey as you pass through scenic crater lakes. In the afternoon, you will have a game drive for your first introduction to the hidden gems in the park.
After an early morning cup of tea, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park 135km about 2 – 3 hours’ drive to catch up with a game drive along Kasenyi track and Queen’s Mile in the park. In sight you have possibilities of encountering gigantic elephants, lions, buffalos, warthogs and antelopes. return to the lodge for lunch, after which you enjoy the two hours launch cruise on Kazinga Channel and have an amazing variety of birds and wildlife that majorly include; hippos, crocodiles and the wild game drinking on the channel side like elephants, water backs, buffaloes just to mention but a few. From the boat, do another game drive along the channel track in search of more game as head back to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
You will wake up early and have breakfast before you embark on a long trip through the beautiful plantations of tea and captivating scenic views as you approach the country home of the famous Ankole long horned cattle. Here you will have lunch and later on drive to the equator for the half earth experience and also you will do some shopping as you proceed to reach Entebbe International Airport for your onward flight back home.
The price for the trip
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