4 Day Medley of Wonders Encounter
4 DAYS QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National park is Uganda’s most visited park and is the second oldest after Murchison falls national park. The park was gazzated in 1952 and later renamed Queen Elizabeth after the visit of her majesty the Queen of England in 1954. The park has abundant wildlife thriving in its diverse 1978 square kilometers ecosystem that’s characterized with sprawling savanna plains, sparkling crater lakes, Thickets, Rainforests, riverine and swamps hosting over 600 bird species and 98 mammal species.
Day One – Arrival at Entebbe international Airport.
Upon Arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will go through the emigration process that always takes between one to two hours depending on your arrival time and you will meet a representative from S&N tours and after a short meet and greet, he will transfer you to your hotel in Entebbe for the overnight on Bed and Breakfast arrangement. Accommodation in Entebbe (luxury, Mid-range and Budget options are available)
Day Two – Drive to Queen Elizabeth National park-
After your early breakfast, we will drive to the southern part of Uganda through Mubende, Kyenjojo, Fort Portal then Kasese. The drive is about 8 hours so we recommend that you plan your departure times as early as 7:00am so that you will have enough time for short breaks and depending on where your sleeping you can create some time for an evening game drive. The park is blessed with several tracks that a rich with abundant wildlife. While on a game drive, on a lucky day, you may be able to find several families of African Elephants, pride of lions, spotting a leopard is always a plus. Hot lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight at the lodge. Accommodation inside the park or park edge. (Luxury, Mid-range and Budget options are available)
Day Three– Morning Game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel.
After breakfast, you take on a game drive looking for wildlife. Queen Elizabeth national park is second largest and oldest national with over 600 bird species and with over 90 species of mammals, which makes it ideal for the big game. This park is blessed with big numbers of kobs and other antelopes, which sustain good numbers of predators such as lions, leopards, spotted hyenas among others. After your morning game drive, you head back to lodge for hot lunch later on take a scheduled boat trip on the Kazinga channel that connects lake Edward and lake Gorge
In the afternoon, you will take on a boat cruise on Kazinga channel to discover more about this park. Kazinga channel is famous for the population of hippos and is said to have the highest population of hippos on the African continent. Other wildlife can be sighted here including the African elephant, the Cape buffalo, waterbucks, birds, and reptiles like the Nile crocodile among others. Dinner and overnight at the lodge in Kasenyi sector. Accommodation in Kasenyi sector. (Luxury, Mid-range and Budget options are available)
Note: Transfer about two hours covering over 100 kilometers.
Day Four– Drive back to Entebbe international airport.
After breakfast, we depart from Queen Elizabeth national park to Entebbe international airport for your out bound flight. This journey is about 7/8 hours with several stops for leg stretch and coffee break. (However, if you have enough time, we have an extension of day and you track chimpanzees in Kyamabura gorge, which is part of Queen Elizabeth National Park or Kalinzu which is just a few kilometers from the park.)
Included on this costs
- Accommodation as per the itinerary
- Entrance fees and tax involved
- 4×4 Safari customized vehicle with an English speaking guide
- Drinking water
- Activities mentioned in the itinerary
- Optional activities
- Tips and gratuity
- International tickets
- Visa entry fees
- Anything not mentioned in this itinerary
Queen Elizabeth National Park – The Medley of Wonders