A 4 Days wildlife safari to two savanna national parks in Uganda. Enjoy game viewing in Lake Mburo National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park in Western Uganda. Some of the highlights of this trip are; game drives, launch cruises along the Kazinga Channel and Lake Mburo, wilderness tours, sightseeing and more.
Animals that you may see on this safari include buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, tree climbing lions, and more.
Trip Itinerary Day 1: Lake Mburo – Lake Mburo National Park
You will be picked from Kampala in the morning at 7.00pm from your hotel and be driven to Lake Mburo National Park stopping at Mpigi crafts and the Equator crossing. After arrival, you will have a game drive where you will see unique game like the Eland, Topi, Klipspringer and Zebra. This park was gazetted for its unique species of flora and fauna and is situated between the towns of Masaka and Mbarara and is the only one which contains an entire lake. The attractive acacia-dotted Savannah is a home for huge Zebras and Buffaloes which graze these peaceful acres. At the lake, there are Hippos and a wonderful diversity of birds.
You will also catch a glimpse of water birds diving for fish, the Marabou stork, bee-eater and cheeky bronze-tailed starling as well as the majestic crowned crane. Enjoy an evening game drive in Lake Mburo National Park. Overnight at Eagles Nest (Budget) / Arcadia Cottage (Midrange) / Mihingo Lodge (Luxury)
Day 2: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Early morning game drive in Lake Mburo National Park. Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will have your picnic lunch enroute. As you descend to the park, you will stop for a good scenery point in of the rift valley and view the Rwenzori Mountains and the Great Western Rift Valley and the sun setting to the horizon. Go for an evening game drive. Dinner and Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury).
Day 3: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Early morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park to catch-up with the early risers and predators – lion, leopard, returning to their hideouts. You are likely to meet the big five of grazing, elephants, buffaloes, hippos, spotted plus the lion, hyenas and leopards laying traps , bushbucks, water buck and stripped jackal, and of-course the several warthogs. Return to the lodge for lunch and after you will take an afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel where you will see a variety of game mostly marine animals. This waterway joins Lake Edward and Lake George and it is filled with schools of hippos, buffaloes, with elephants at the banks
Day 4: Travel Back to Kampala
After breakfast, you will go for chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge where you will see not only the chimpanzee but also other primates like the colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys plus baboons. After, proceed to Kampala with packed lunch or have lunch on the way, stop at tea estates in Bushenyi and continue to Kampala.
End of Safari