Arguably the most beautiful park in the whole of Africa, Queen Elizabeth sits along the western rift valley bordered by the Rwenzori ranges. The park is immersed amidst fresh water lakes and mirror surfaced crater lakes. It also harbours over 10 different species including vervets, chimpanzees, colobus and L’Hoest monkeys, blue, red tailed monkeys and baboons; over 20 predators such as leopards, lions, spotted hyenas and herbivores like buffalos, elephants and hyenas. More than 610 species of bids find comfort here and the park probably has the highest concentration of birds in Africa.
Day 1: Depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park
You will be driving to Queen Elizabeth national park today after breakfast so your guide will pick you early morning to drive you to western Uganda. On your way you will pass by the equator and there you will have the opportunity to stop and capture whatever moment you want to. Experiments can also br done as well as buying interesting things from the people in that place like crafts. You will then proceed to Queen Elizabeth national park and when you arrive depending on the time available you might be able to go for a game drive. You will spend the night at Mweya Safari lodge or Mweya hostel.
Day 2: launch cruise and game drive
In the morning you will leave the lodge and be taken for a game drive drive around the park where you will see plenty of animals including hippos, elephants, crocodiles, monitor lizards, colourful tropical birds, lions, leopards, antelopes to mention but a few. In the evening you will return to the lodge and rest by the pool while watching the most magnificent views of this rich diverse ecosystem.
Day 3: Kampala
Today you will be returning to Kampala in time for your flight but first you will pass by Igogo cultural centre where you will enjoy native cultural entertainment from the locals as well as see some of the works done by the locals. You could even buy something to always remind you of this trip. You will also visit the Mpambire royal drum makers and see for yourself how the drums that produce such wonderful music are made. You will then proceed with your journey in time for your flight.