A 5 Days Uganda Tour to Queen Elizabeth and Kibale National Park, two of Uganda’s best safari destinations. This is the ultimate combo tour for those who would like to enjoy game viewing and as well experience chimpanzee tracking. Walk through Kibale tropical rain forest with an expert guide, enjoy game viewing and launch cruises in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Day 1: Leave Kampala for Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 2: Game Viewing and Launch Cruise along the Kazinga Channel
Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking in the Kyambura Gorge. Transfer to Semuliki National Park.
Day 4: Take a Nature Walk to the Sempaya Hotsprings
Day 5: Return to Kampala
Day 1: transfer to Queen Elizabeth
Set off from Kampala and head to Queen Elizabeth national park; located on the foothills of Mountain Rwenzori in Kasese using the Masaka-Mbarara road. Stop over at Mpambire drum makers and the equator for photographs. Go on to Queen Elizabeth; check in at Mweya Safari lodge/Mweya Hostel/Simba Safari Lodge. After checking in take some time off to relax, you can either do an evening game drive in the Mweya Peninsular. You will spot buffaloes, warthogs, antelopes and elephants or you can visit the Lake Katwe town with its attractive display of crater lakes. Check out salt mining. Return back to Mweya Safari Lodge (luxury) / Simba Safari Lodge (budget). (HB)
Day 2: game viewing and launch cruise
Wake up early, take breakfast then start with a game view to Kasenyi plains. You are likely to see black and white colobus monkey, bush buck, Uganda Kob, topi, Defassa waterbuck, and Cape buffaloes. A collection of birds like Cassin’s grey flycatcher, broad billed roller, black bee-eater along the banks of Lake Edward. Return to lodge for lunch; then in afternoon go for a launch cruise on Kazinga channel (2hrs) along Lake George-Lake Edward, come eye-eye with gaping hippos, crocodiles, leopards though infrequent. Ornithologists should look out for over 550 resident species like flamingos, red chest, papyrus Gonolek, pink backed pelicans, malachite kingfishers, yellow crown, pink backed pelicans, water thick-knee, yellow billed stork, shoebill stock. Don’t forget your camera. Return to Mweya Safari Lodge (luxury)/Simba Safari Lodge (budget). (FB)
Day 3: Queen Elizabeth – Kibale
After taking breakfast, depart from Queen Elizabeth to Kibale National Park. Kibale is Kibale national Park has the highest concentration and variety of primates in East Africa with 13 species and overall 60 mammal species and so far offers the best excellent chimpanzee tracking in Uganda. Dine and sleep in Ndali Lodge (Luxury) / Primates Lodge (budget) HB
Day 4: chimpanzee tracking in Kanyanchu
After morning breakfast, wake up early to track chimps near Kanyanchu. This can take you half a day. There are primates in the area like the golden monkey, L’Hoest monkey, baboons, white and black Colobus monkeys, grey checked mangabey, red Colobus, blue monkeys and pottos. Other animals involve forest elephants unique from the common type, giant forest hogs and a striking tree species. Later take a guided nature walk to Bigodi swamp sanctuary, a good site for birders. The Great Blue Turaco and Papyrus Gonolek can easily be marked among the other bird 137 species. There is also an array of butterfly species. Return to Ndali Lodge (Luxury) / Primates Lodge (budget) HB FB afterwards.
Day 5: transfer to Kampala
Enjoy breakfast at leisure and transfer back to Kampala. Stopover in Fort Portal where you can take lunch. This marks the end of the end of trip.
Inclusions and Exclusions
Included in this tour package;
- Transportation in a 4X4WD safari vehicle
- All activity fees
- Park Ranger Fees
- Relevant Government Taxes.
- Full Board Accommodation and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary.
- Full time English speaking Driver/Guide
- Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.
- Visa Fees
- Personal Insurance
- Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.
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