Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park
Upon arrival/depending on your location, you will be picked-up by our company representative/guide who will then transfer to Queen Elizabeth. The park is located in the western part of the country, about 6-7 hours drive with en routes. Via Masaka road, you will have a stopover at the equator, then proceed with lunch in Mbarara. On arrival to the park in Kasese district, you will proceed and check in your lodge for relaxation. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya safari lodge (Luxury), Park View Lodge (Midrange), Pumba Safari cottages (Budget)
Day 2: Morning game drive and Afternoon boat cruise at Kazinga channel
You will wake up early, have breakfast and embark for a morning game drive within the park in the kisenyi region. While on the game drive, expect to see the big four game including antelopes, giraffes, warthogs and white Colobus monkeys just to mention a few. You will then return to the lodge for lunch.
In the afternoon, you will go for a launch cruise along Kazinga channel where you will get an opportunity to see a number of bird species, elephants and buffalos, hippos and crocodiles. Return and relax at lodge as above
Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Lake Mburo national park
After breakfast early morning, you will depart for Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge/kaliju in Queen Elizabeth national park with your tracking gears. During the tracking, you will slope down a gorge with sights of magical lush mature tropical forest, thriving below sea level supporting counts of chimpanzees. Hiking the gorge’s steep slopes in search of the chimps is challenging but eventually encountering them gives a life time memory as you will find them rolling on tree branches, making pant hooting calls, also spot the black and white Colobus monkeys and the olive baboons. The walk generally takes around 2‐5 hours.
After tracking, connect back to refresh at the lodge then meet the drive and embark on a 4 hours drive to Lake Mburo national park. Connect to your lodge to have a restful evening, dinner and overnight at Mihinga lodge (Luxury), Rwakobo Rock (mid range), Eagles Nest lodge (budget)
Day 4: Morning game drive and afternoon boat trip
After an early breakfast, explore the park’s beauty with a morning game drive in search of animals that can be found like the Zebras, Elands, Impalas, Topis, and Buffaloes.
Later connect to you lodge for lunch before heading for your boat trip on lake Mburo to explore water animals including crocodiles, hippos and different bird species like Fish Eagle and the rare shoebill stork. Return to your lodge for a relaxed evening, dinner and overnight stay as above
Day 5: Transfer to Entebbe and departure
After have breakfast, meet your driver and embark on your 6 hours drive to reach Entebbe, however you will have a stopover for lunch then also at the Equator if you want to do some shopping. Connect to Entebbe Airport for your afternoon flight back home.