2 days Uganda Safari in the most visited Savannah, Queen elizabeth National Park offers magnificent catchy insights for a traveller on a 2 days Queen Elizabeth Safari, stepping in the Open gazetted with queen Elizabeth wildlife, varieties of Flora and Fauna acknowledged to be a habitat for over 95 mammal species with about 612 species of birds in the Uganda national Park. Queen Elizabeth national park is one of the most visited national parks in Uganda that never fails to impress.
Queen elizabeth National Park was found in 1952 and was previously known as Kazinga National park. It’s found south west of Uganda 400km from Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. It’s a home to 95 species of mammals and over 500 species of birds, And around Ishasha sector there are tree climbing lions. The Park is also famous for its volcanic features including volcanic cones and steep deep craters such as katwe craters which is known for salt mining. The savannah is home to Queen elizabeth National Park wildkife including African buffaloes, Ugandan kobs, hippopotamus, Nile crocodiles, African bush elephants, African leopards, lions, and the chimpanzee seen in the Kyambura Gorge
Queen elizabeth National Park is crowned by the 40 metres long Kazinga channel, a tribute adjoining Lake Gorge to Lake Edward. It gives Spectacular focal points for game viewing to the most of the game parks wildlife, the channel extends from lake George in north east to lake Edward in the southwestern part. And there is a nearby forest of Maramagambo which is a habitat to most of the bird species in the park.
2 days safari Summary of Places and Activities:
Transfer from the Capital City to Queen Elizabeth- Sight seeing, nature views, Game drives in the Mweya Peninsula + Kasenyi Plains (Spot out wildlife, birds), Boat Cruise at Kazinga Channel(Boat cruise with sight seeing), The Equator and the Queen’s Pavilion(The Queen’s Pavilion is easily seen by the northern entrance to the Crater game drive. In 1954 Queen Elizabeth gave a provision shelter for this site until 1959 when a permanent pavilion was constructed for the visit of Queen Elizabeth.)
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park Western Uganda
Have an early breakfast and prepare for the game drive.The driver/guide shall brief you about the whole trip of your 2 days Queen Elizabeth National park. Start off your trip at 6:30am, have a stopover at the equator where the world main latitude divides the globe. Continue to Mbarara where you will stop over for lunch at Agip motel(Optional Hotel) for lunch
We shall Proceed with our 2 days safari to queen Elizabeth, the adventurous thrusting spires of naked rock into the heavens give a magnificent picturesque, observe the traditional ways of cultivating the steep slopes as well grazing the Ankole long horned cattle in the region. As you marvel at the breath taking scenery of open grass, long horned Ankole cattle grazing and the thrilling woodlands.
Finally, get welcomed to the 2 days tour in the most toured park by muzungu in Africa, Numerous bird species and other sighted nearby wild features might be seen in the raised queen Elizabeth outcropping with rocks just over the crest. Check in at your accommodation depending on your queen Elizabeth budget, then head for your evening game drive plus kasenyi trail.
Queen Elizabeth Kasenyi Trail sets us to un ending insights, the wild animals rotating around the flat grasslands. On the trail you will see elephants, cape buffalos, antelopes, warthogs, baboons and many others. This will lead you to the worthy nature walks as you go through Maramagambo forest to see a number of monkeys, you might also enjoy culture dances after your evening game drive. For bird lovers this is a habitat to more than 400 bird species. After the encounter, retreat back to the lodge for dinner, refreshment and an overnight. Accommodation (options) with a full board meal plan; Mweya safari lodge, Ihamba safaris, Jacana safari lodge, Simba safari camp and Queen Elizabeth bush lodge
Day 2: Game Drive Queen Elizabeth National Park wildlife
Wake up early morning for a cup of tea and go for a game drive where you will encounter with a habitat for over 95 mammals and about 612 species of birds occupying five levels of queen Elizabeth vegetation,ie. the bushy grasslands, Acacia woodlands, Lake shore or swamp vegetation along with forest grassland where the interesting queen Elizabeth wildlife live, we shall see the famous tree climbing lions, Elephants, kobs, leopards, antelopes, warthogs, buffaloes, antelopes, toppis an many more. Bird species include; Chapins flycatcher, Pink-backed pelicans, fish eagles, owls, African skimmer, black-rumped buttonquail etc
The park offers magnificent touristic zones, the exciting Mweya Peninsula is the heart of all Uganda Safari activities here, Your 2 days safari will open your desire to all mweya peninsula sight seeing activities as well queen Elizabeth accommodation, the peninsula is raised place that offers readable views to the distant parts overlooking the Katwe bay of the prominent Lake Edward. There exists a souvenir shop with Uganda safari rewarding items that make it worthy for your memorable queen Elizabeth safari.
After the queen Elizabeth game drive experience, have a breakfast, prepare for your afternoon boat cruise at the Kazinga channel to have a perfect view of the parks’ major wildlife sceneries. This is well known for a thrilling concentration of mammals, aquatic birds and the inspiring reptiles. For better views on your queen Elizabeth Uganda safari we shall opt for the Nile boat cruise or entrance via lake Edward. Spot out the school of hippos, Buffaloes, crocodiles, birds like kingfisher, flamingos etc.
The experience at the Kazinga channel is thrilling full of life as you enjoy the unforgettable trip. After here you will have your lunch and set off to Kampala arriving early in the evening for your departure or have an overnight at the Hotel in Kampala
- Boat Cruise fares.
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals (Full Board)
- Drinking bottledwater (on all days)
- English Speaking Driver/ guide
- Park entry Fees.
- International flights (from/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at end of the tour, if needed
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
- Air Travel to Uganda