Day 1: You will be picked from the accommodation by the guide/driver in the morning after breakfast after which he will brief you and you embark on the 6 hours’ journey to Queen Elizabeth. Along the way you will have few stopovers at the Equator, here you will take enough photographs and head to Mbarara town where you will stop for lunch and also view various attractions and city walk in Mbarara.
After lunch, proceed to the Park as you drive through the spectacular landscape characterized with open grasslands, Ankole long horned cattle, tea plantations, the Rift Valley Escarpment and various woodlands. Reach the park in late afternoon and have a game drive as you drive to your lodge. Have dinner and there spend an Overnight at the camp fire.
Overnights Mweya safari lodge (Luxury)
Day 2: Have an early morning game drive on different trails in the park including the along the Kasenyi trail to see various animals like water bucks, Uganda Kobs, elephants, buffaloes, lions, warthogs as well as various birds. After the drive of about 4hours, go back to the lodge and have breakfast, have simple nature walks around the lodge and have some entertaining board games and also lunch at your lodge.
Later after lunch, you will have a boat cruise along Kazinga channel that connects Lake George and Lake Edward, while on the boat you will see a number of animals on the lake shore like Hippos, crocodiles and buffaloes, zebras and kobs that come to drink water and also birds like malachite kingfishers, pink backed pelicans, on the banks and in trees. After head back to the lodge for dinner and Overnight at the campfire. Overnight: Mweya safari lodge (Luxury)
Day 3: Have a morning breakfast, then check out of the lodge, have a primate walk for chimpanzee trekking at kyambura gorge which takes about 4 hours before you head in for lunch. Some of the attractions to see along the way back to town may include Mpambire drum centre where you will see how drums are made by the locals and also be in position to buy some souvenirs at different local craft shops to support the local community, proceed to Kampala, where you will be dropped off at your hotel in the evening or at the airport if your flight is due on that day.
- What Will You Do1. Travel from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park
2. Morning Game drive and afternoon Boat Cruise
3. Departure to Kampala- Entebbe International Airport /Stop at the Equator for photos and souvenirs
- What To Expect- Morning and afternoon Game drive
- Boat Cruise at the kazinga channel
- Nature and forest walks
- What Is Included- All Airport transfers
- Accommodation and lodging
- Meals throughout the itinerary
- English speaking guides/drivers
- 4WD safari vehicles
- Domestic flights
- Park Fees
- Emergency Evacuations (AMREF)
- What Is Not Included- International flights
- Visa and customs fees or charges
- Travel Insurance
- Cigarettes and alcohol
- Know Before You GoEntebbe international airport is your gateway to and from Uganda. To avoid inconveniences that are occasioned by rushing at the time of departure, we advise that you book international flights departing from Entebbe after 8pm.
We will need you to furnish us with the following information:
- Flight number
- Arrival and departure date
- Flight times
VISA AND CONSULAR Advice:
Each individual traveler is responsible for obtaining the required visa, as visa requirements vary per country. For visa information, we advise our clients to consult the US State Department and local Embassies for non-US citizens.
1. A visa can be obtained at Entebbe international airport on arrival at a fee $50 per person.
2. Visas for all other East African Countries can be obtained, on arrival, at the international airport or at boarder points.
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION:
Please remember to get your yellow fever vaccination as it is a crucial requirement especially if you are travelling to Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. Please be sure to visit the Centers for Disease Control at http://www.cdc.gov/travel. Or check with a physician for more information.
Travel Health Advice
Stay healthy while you travel
Staying healthy while you travel is vital it isn't all about vaccinations and medicine. Most problems you could face are easily preventable. Drinking bottled, boiled or treated water, washing your hands properly before eating and carefully avoiding insect bites could save your life, money and Time.
ITINERARY, TRAVEL INSURANCE AND PASSPORT COPIES:
Leave a copy of your itinerary, travel insurance and passport to a family member, for reference purposes, in case of an emergency. Travel insurance is also compulsory on all trips.
WHAT TO CARRY:
- Rain Jacket /coat
- Shoes with good traction
- Travel plug adapter with USB port
- Antibacterial hand cleaning gel
- Good camera with fully charged battery and good memory card storage
- First aid kit
- Small back park
- Sun block hat
- Sun glasses
- Hiking boots
- Mosquito repellent
- Avoid expensive jewelry.
- Avoid all demonstrations and protests given their potential to turn violent.
- Monitor the media for information about any possible security risks and pay close attention to your personal security.
- Carry a copy of your passport and avoid hanging alone without the advice of the tour guide.
Prices for a twin/double shared room are per person, and, rates for single or triple travelers are available on request.