This 3-day trip will take you to Queen Elizabeth National Park through Fort Portal, on the Independence Weekend (9th – 11th October 2020).
Cost: 400K Per Person
Queen Elizabeth National Park is known for its wildlife, including African buffalo, Ugandan kob, hippopotamus, giant forest hog, warthog, Nile crocodile, African bush elephant, African leopard, lion, and chimpanzee. It is home to 95 mammal species and over 500 bird species. The area around Ishasha in Rukungiri District is famous for its tree-climbing lions, whose males sport black manes.
Queen Elizabeth National Park together with the adjacent Virunga National Park is a Lion Conservation Unit. The park is also famous for its volcanic features, including volcanic cones and deep craters, many with crater lakes, such as the Katwe craters.
Day 1: Travel to Fort Portal
Early morning start to Fort portal. Have an early lunch before heading to the Amabeere ga nyina mwiru (Stalactites and Stalagmites) caves and thereafter, the Fort portal crater hike.
Travel to Queen Elizabeth for dinner and accommodation.
Day 2: Game Drive
Early morning start for lake Nyamunuka hyaena and leopard views, and a game drive in the Kasenyi Plains. A packed lunch will be served at this point and thereafter, a boat ride on the Kazinga channel. An evening game drive for more game viewing.
Day 3: Travel to Kampala
Drive to Kyambura gorge view station and the twin lakes before heading back to Kampala through Mbarara and a stopover at the equator.
The price includes:
• Accommodation for two nights
• Park entrance fees
• Boat ride on the magnificent Kazinga channel
• Crater hike
• Game drives in the park
The price excludes:
Tips to guides and hotel staff, drinks, cigarettes and any other extra activities not included above.