Queen Elizabeth N. Park [2 nights/3 days]

Swing into action with views of herds of hippo on the Kazinga Channel. Queen Elizabeth National Park is the place to go! From your lodge, enjoy spectacular scenic views of two freshwater lakes: George and Edward. You are in the wild, wild wilderness....!

 

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Uganda & Rwanda are a unique destination, which jointly offers Mountain Gorillas, besides chimpanzee, baboons, hippos, crocodile, elephants, lions, leopard, and hundreds of bird species.

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Gorilla Permits in Uganda are US$ 600.00 per person. Low Season (April, May & November) incentive rate for Uganda Gorilla Permit is US$ 350.00 per person.

However, anytime of the year Rwanda Gorilla Permit still remains at $750.00 per person. It has just been announced by RDB on May 06th 2017 that Rwanda Gorilla Permits shall henceforth cost US$ 1,500.00 per person. We do not have any further details at the moment. We will issue further updates as more details emerge.

In both countries, children under 15 years of age are not allowed on gorilla treks.

 

Queen Elizabeth National Park

[2 nights / 3 days]

KAMPALA – QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK – KAMPALA [BY ROAD]

Day 1:: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth N.P:

Meet and greet at 0630 hrs. 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. Check in and lunch at Mweya Safari Lodge, which is beautifully situated on a bluff overlooking the Kazinga Channel and Lake Edward. In the evening proceed for a unique 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel 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. The cruise offers an excellent platform for photography and game viewing. Bird life is colourful and abundant. Return to Mweya Safari Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2 :: Explore Queen Elizabeth N. Park:

Two game drives on this day.  Queen Elizabeth National Park's diverse Eco-system of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife.  Game drives in this park, with the massive Rwenzoris as a backdrop provides excellent opportunities to see lion, leopard, giant forest hog, cape buffalo, elephants, defassa water buck, Uganda Kob, Topi and bush buck. These two game drives and the boat trips (taken prior) are a memorable method of discovering a vast array of Ugandan wildlife.

Day 3: Queen Elizabeth – Kampala:

Early morning departure to Kyambura Gorge. Visitors can climb through tropical forest and catch a glimpse of a variety of primates including chimpanzee. Drive onwards to Kampala, with a stopover in Mbarara for lunch, arriving in the early evening.

 

Pelicans 

White pelicans are one of more than 300 different species of birds found in the park.


Hippos Pile Up in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Hundreds of hippos in the Kazinga Channel are quite an attactraction.


Leopard in Queen Elizabeth National Park

On a lucky game drive in the park, you will come face-to-face with this mighty member of the BIG FIVE.

 

 

 

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