and Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safaris to Uganda (4 days)
1: Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari
early morning towards the west from Kampala and have a stop
over at the equator for photographs, Proceed to Queen Elizabeth
National Park following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain range
for much of the journey. A game drive Enroute may be rewarded
with views of Lions, Elephants, Leopards, Buffaloes, Hyenas
and a variety of Antelope species. Enjoy the unique evening
2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake
This trip passes through
possibly the highest concentration of Hippos and many animals
may be seen drinking at the water's edge. This launch cruise
offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching
and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colorful and
stupendous with well over 550 resident species.Dinner and
over night at Mweya Safari Lodge / Budget Institute of ecology.
a cup of coffee , Embark on an early morning game drive along
Kasenyi track and Queens mile in the park and expect to see
Lions, Elephants, cape buffalo, Warthogs, leopard, hyena,
mangoose, waterbucks, Uganda kobs, Topi and lots many small
animals and birds. After the game drive, proceed to Bwindi
via Maramagambo and Ishasha sector. As you drive along the
road via Ishasha sector, animals such as the waterbucks, elephant,
antelopes, buffalo, kobs, can be seen along the road. Relax
around the Forest camp. Dinner and over night at the luxurious
Gorilla Forest Camp set deep in the rain forest.
3: Bwindi Gorilla Safari.
is an early morning entry into a gorilla sanctuary. The rainforest
is spectacular as it offers a dramatic, heavily forested and
dense landscape crisscrossed by numerous animal trails, allowing
access for tourists. Recorded
mammals here include the endangered mountain gorilla, the
rare golden monkey, buffalo, elephants, black-fronted duikers,
bushbucks, leopards, giant forest hogs as well as other animals.
This park is best known for the fascinating gorillas, where
the time taken and terrain varies according to the movements
of these marvelous primates. The thrill of spending time with
and observing these gentle giant gorillas is a rare, moving,
awesome and exciting adventure that will leave you with long
lasting memories of a truly unique experience. The gorillas
are shy and peaceful animals and it is an unforgettable experience
to watch and photograph them as they play and interact. Dinner
and overnight at Buhoma homestead / buhoma community camp.
breakfast, drive back to Kampala. Head to Kampala having lunch
enroute, the drive back to Kampala stops at the Mpigi Royal
Drum Makers. Here you will be able to watch the ceremonial drums
being crafted using methods passed down through generations.
There will also be time to stop at the equator for photographs
and you will arrive in Kampala by early evening.