QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

Tuesday, 25 August 2009 09:55
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queen elizabeth Event code: NSL IV
Duration: 3 Days, 2 nights


Day 1 Kampala – Mweya Safari Lodge

07:30hrs: Meet at respective accommodation facilities.Then we drive to Western Uganda, with a stopover at the Equator line for photos. We then proceed through volcanic formations of the Western Rift Valley towards Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Stop for lunch in Mbarara town which is the largest town in Western Uganda. They have many local and exotic dishes on offer.

Proceed with the trip and along the way as we drive slowly, catch a nice view of gorgeous Lakes George and Edward amidst game-filled plains.

En route to Mweya Safari Lodge proceed for a trip that passes through possibly, the highest hippo concentration in Africa.Many other wild animals can be seen drinking at the water’s edge.

Dine and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge which is beautifully situated on a bluff overlooking the renowned Kazinga Channel and Lake Edward.

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Early game drive with a magnificent view of the sunrise, the massive Rwenzori Mountains as a backdrop provides excellent scene. Expect to see lions, leopards, and elephants, defassa waterbucks, Uganda kobs, topis (these are bigger than the normal antelopes) and bushbucks. Queen Elizabeth National Park’s diverse eco-system of the grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps lakes and volcanic craters is a home to an incredible abundance of wildlife.

After a late breakfast, proceed to boat cruising on Kazinga Channel. The Kazinga Channel offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing.

After lunch at Mweya Safaris lodge proceed for an evening game drive. The two game drives and boat cruising in a single day are memorable method of discovering a vast array of Uganda Wildlife.


Day 3: Mweya Safari Lodge - Maramagambo Forest - Kampala

Early morning depart to Maramagambo Forest which is large and fairly thick with many different plant species and trees. 'Maramagambo" locally means "out of words," the forest will definitely leave you awed with it captivating features including the lakes and animals. Visitors can walk through the tropical forest and catch a glimpse of primates, including chimpanzees.

Visit the bat caves and the “Blue Lake” This lake has attractively "blue water" like the name suggests. It is the only one of it's and only seen here in Maramagambo Forest.

Early afternoon drive onward to Kampala with a stop over in one of the towns for lunch and arrive in Kampala early that evening.

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