Day1: TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Rise up early in the morning for breakfast then our tour guide from access budget safaris will pick you up from your overnight hotel and drive you westwards to Queen Elizabeth National Park. This park is located on the rift valley flow between Lake Edward and Lake George. Within the park, you get to see a variety of animals and plants that fetched for the park the name biosphere reserve. Within Queen Elizabeth National park there is the Rwenzori ranges backdrop that explodes from the plains. These ranges are sixty miles long, forty wide and looking in lights as if they are about to pierce the sky. Queen Elizabeth national park is found on the low altitude and it is located directly on the equator.
Its temperatures are warm rising from 18 degrees centigrade to 28 degrees centigrade. Its vegetation is mainly dry savannah and dries almost throughout the year with rainy seasons during March to May and September to November. As you get into t6hepark, you will be welcomed by charming baboons. Continue driving to the Mwea peninsular and as you move on, you may not miss a chance of spotting some animals like elephants, warthogs, waterbucks, buffalos, and many other interesting animals’ en-route. Dinner and overnight at Luxury accommodation: Mweya safari lodge/Jacana lodge Mid-range accommodation: Ihamba lodge/Kingfisher camp/hippo hill camp Budget accommodation: Mweya hostels/Ishasha bands/Simba safari camp
Day 2: GAME DRIVE AND LAUNCH CRUISE
Wake up early in the morning; get ready for an amazing game drive in the Northern Kazinga channel sector of the park. You may have the opportunity of seeing the early risers as they move back to there hideouts. Queen Elizabeth national park is a home to approximately 95 mammals, five vegetation zones that is to say bushy grassland, acacia woodland, forest grassland, and swampy vegetation and more than 612 bird species. All this makes eye fascinating features. This park has more section in the Kasenyi plain which is east of Kasese road.
This part has the Kobs mating ground and in this spot, there are high chances of viewing a lion waiting to catch its prey. Return to the park for the midmorning breakfast. Rest as you wait for lunch and then move down to Kazinga channel for a boat cruise. This channel is 40km long and it is the connection between Lake George and Lake Edward.
Its shores are an attraction to numerous birds like the white-winged warbler, lesser and greater flamingos, African skimmer, pink-backed pelican, the rare shore bill stork, martial eagles the list of birds is endless. Families of Elephants, herds of Buffalos, antelopes all assemble on the shoreline of the channel to quench their thirst. Aquatic life is also rich in the waters of the channel. You can see crocodiles at a far distance, schools of hippos as they spill up the water forming a fountain. Get back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day3: TRAVEL BACK TO KAMPALA
Enjoy your breakfast early in the morning and drive back to Kampala to catch up with your return flight