Getting the best of wild game paradise while on a dream Africa holiday in Uganda coupled with surrounding beauty is the overall composition of a vacation.
Taking photos of herds of elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, prides of lions the elusive leopards, hartebeests while in jungle makes more meaning to your game photo collection. Every photo you take brings out a different animal pause as they are always in motion and not staged.
Taking some time off to explore Queen Elizabeth National Park is a chance to enjoy variety of wild game and spectacular views.
Day 1 Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Take a road trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park one of the parks on the floor of the Albertine Rift Valley. This park sits on 914 meters above sea level on the foot of Rwenzori ranges. Its varied habits create a favorable home to different animals. The park is made up of open savanna, acacia woodland, closed forest and vast wetlands.
The drive from Kampala or Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth National park may take about scenic 6 hours. Arrive ready to check in to your lodge
Day 2 Game drive and Launch trip on Kazinga Channel
An early morning game drive on the northern peninsular of Queen Elizabeth National park gives you chance to see animals like herds of elephants, cape buffaloes, water bucks, bush bucks, topis, leopards, tree climbing lions, thousands of birds all make an interesting game drive.
Going through the volcanic crater depth exposes you to numerous crater lakes both wet and dry. Some of the most outstanding include Lake Nyamunuka the animal natural hospital, blue lake, Lake Katwe and so many others. Taking the photos here is incredible.
In the afternoon, relax on the Kazinga channel launch trip which is the super highlight of a safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park. its banks are always flooded with thousands of different bird species. Thirsty wild animals also enjoy cooling off and taking a bath on this channel. While you sail, you get a clearer view of the rift valley floor and its amazing scenery.
Get back to the lodge to relax
Day 3 Departure Day
Having enjoyed plenty of fun in Queen Elizabeth National park drive back to Entebbe to catch up with your home bound flight.
Who can resist the fun supply of River Nile as it bisects Murchison Falls National Park. All the beneficiaries of its course are incredibly interesting to watch while on a Uganda safari.
Rise up for a game drive to Murchison Falls National park. From Kampala, the drive takes about 5 hours on a bumpy road. By pass incredible scenery like water falls and excited to see you olive baboons along the way.
Enjoy a game drive as you enter the pack where you may come across herds of elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, water bucks, bush bucks, oribi, warthogs and so much more. Check in to your lodge and relax.
Day 2 Game drive and Launch trip on River Nile
Having the biggest fun of your holiday is what matters most today as you get out of your room to enjoy an early morning game drive on the northern banks of River Nile. Drive through the Buligi trail, you may by pass canning lions sneaking on the Uganda Kobs, leopards, hartebeests, giraffes so much more.
Gracing the River Nile beauties in the afternoon is the star of the day. Head to the pier for a boat fiesta where you get to bypass thousands of hippos, basking crocodiles, thirsty wild animals move a shore to take a bath and quench thirst.
As you sail along watch the amazing birds that nest on the high cliff overlooking River Nile, incredible vegetation cover, feel the cool breeze from the river too. The turbulence of the River surface changes as you draw closer to the mighty falls.
Finally face the energy that the world celebrates as the most powerful as River Nile squeezes through a 6 meters wide gap to bust out and give a thundering sound. The vigorous down pour of the river to catch up with the rest of the course is incredible.
Get back to the lodge to relax.
Day 3 Departure day
Following your encounter with River Nile on a Uganda safari, driver to Entebbe Airport to catch up with the departure flight.
Gorilla trekking may not involve the renowned game on safari but walking to find the gorillas exposes you to numerous primates. The forest is endowed with other animals like duikers, forest hogs, elephants that reside in the deeper ends of the park. Thousands of birds also give you the best of there show.
Day 1 Drive To Bwindi impenetrable National Park
Get on the road early in the morning to drive to Bwindi Impenetrable forest. Although the journey is very long, its entertaining too. The volcanic highlands that you pass by covered with lash vegetation create lovely scenery.
Get to Bwindi late evening to catch up with the day after a tedious drive.
After packing your gorilla trekking gears, head to the ranger station for briefing, you will later follow the ranger guide into the forest to search. On the way watch out for excited monkeys that play from one tree branch to another. They forest is also busy with numerous birds that search for a meal for the day.
Finally when you get to meet the gorillas, change into a clean mask and get into view. Stand at a distance of about 8 meters and watch the fun from the excited family. The silverback may be watching from a distance so try not to do anything that violets what you have been advised by the rangers.
Get back to the lodge after an hour of taking exciting gorilla photos. Return to the lodge to relax.
Day 3 return home
Having got the best of gorilla tracking tour, get back into the car to catch up with your return flight.
Although this park is in the fur eastern corner of Uganda, it is the carnivore’s fantasy. You get to see most of the game that is not easily accessed in other savannah parks. Its topography is generally flat.
Day 1 Drive to Kidepo Valley National park
Early in the morning, take a road trip to Kidepo Valley National park. The drive is very long about 11 hours. Check into your lodge.
Day 2 Game Drive in Kidepo Valley National park
Get up early for a game drive in Kidepo Valley national Park. You may have a chance of spotting lions, cheetahs, leopards, jackals, zebras, ostriches, hartebeests, elephants, buffaloes, numerous birds.
Enjoy the great make up of this flatland with fur looking hills in the background.
Its time to return to Entebbe to catch up with your flight back home.