Overview of the 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Queen & Hiking Safari To Rwenzori / 3 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari And Hiking Tour To Rwenzori

This 3 days Uganda wildlife safari gives you an opportunity to encounter the numerous wild mammals of Queen Elizabeth National Park as you engage in a spectacular game drive here as well as a boat cruise over the Kazinga channel. This safari Uganda to Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda is coupled with a Uganda hiking safari to Rwenzori which also gives you an opportunity to indulge in a hiking safari.

Dubbed the medley of wonders, Queen Elizabeth National Park is indeed a true tropical savanna gem that is adored by many Uganda safari visitors given its unique wildlife biodiversity that ranges from 90 wild mammal species, 600 bird species that numerous reptiles species. A short Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park gives you a unique opportunity to meet some of wild dwellers of Queen Elizabeth Park such as African bush elephants, cape buffaloes, African lions, leopards, hippos and a wide range of antelope species.  A hiking safari Uganda to in the lower ranges of the Rwenzori mountain gives you an opportunity to have a cultural encounter with the local Bakonzo people as they go about their daily routine.  As you hike the Rwenzoris, also lockout for several of the 217 bird species that are found here.

Highlights of the 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Queen & Hiking Safari To Rwenzori / 3 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari And Hiking Tour To Rwenzori

Day 1 of the 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Queen & Hiking Safari to Rwenzori: Transfer from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth and have an afternoon boat cruise

Day 2 of the 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Queen & Hiking Safari to Rwenzori: Have a morning game drive and an evening nature hike

Day3 of the 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Queen & Hiking Safari to Rwenzori: Transfer to Rwenzori and have hiking experience and a road transfer back to Kampala.

Detailed itinerary of the 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Queen & Hiking Safari to Rwenzori / 3 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari And Hiking Tour To Rwenzori

Day 1 of the 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Queen & Hiking Safari to Rwenzori:  Begin your 3 days Uganda safari tour adventure with an early morning pick up from your hotel in either Entebbe or Kampala that is done by one of our guides using the any of our wide fleet of safari cars such as the 4×4 safari vans for hire in Uganda, 4×4 luxury land cruisers for hire in Uganda or 4×4 super customs for hire in Uganda. Embark on a thrilling road adventure that gets you on the road for about 6-7 hours and covering 420km following the Kampala Mbarara Kasese road. Although this drive distance seems quite long, it’s truly fascinating Uganda safari road adventure as it is filled with a lot of nice road sightings and road stops. As you enjoy this Uganda tour road adventure, you will be fascinated by the lush green scenery that blankets Uganda’s landscape. Enjoy a nice lunch stop in Mbarara then proceed to Queen Elizabeth national park. On arrival to the park, transfer to Mweya and engage in a memorable boat cruise over the Kazinga channel.  On getting to the boat, get to the upper deck and this gives you 360 degrees views of this eco-paradise. While at the top you are in a very good position to meet numerous bird species that are found here as well as numerous water mammals such as the Nile crocodiles and the hippos.  Along the banks of the Kazinga channel, you are likely to encounter various wild mammals such as cape buffaloes and antelope species trying to take a sip of water here. After the boat cruise, if time permits engage in a thrilling evening game drive along the channel and this gives you an opportunity to meet some of the savanna wild dwellers of this tropical paradise such as the African bush elephants, cape buffaloes, topis. Some of the predators that you are likely to encounter include lions, leopards, and spotted hyenas. At the end of this game drive transfer to your already pre-booked lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

 

Day 2 of the 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Queen & Hiking Safari to Rwenzori:  Wake up early in the morning then transfer to the queen wilderness for another round of a morning game drive on this short Uganda wildlife tour. This game drive is aimed at giving you a chance to encounter the numerous wild animals of Queen Elizabeth and birds that you could have not seen during the evening game drive and boat cruise. Some of the wild mammals you are likely to encounter include African bush elephants, cape buffaloes, topis, hippos waterbucks and bushbucks and warthogs. During this morning game drive, you can also look out for predators like lions, spotted hyenas as well as leopards. After about 3-4 hours of exploring the Kasenyi sector as you search for various wild mammals and bird species in this savanna area, transfer back to the lodge for a mouthwatering breakfast.  Relax in the lodge’s lush gardens as you wait for lunch to be served. In the afternoon transfer to one of the numerous hiking trails and engage in a mind refreshing and invigorating nature hiking safari which gives you an opportunity to get up close and personal encounter the savanna wilderness of Queen Elizabeth. This nature hike also gives you the best opportunity to search for several of the bird species that are found here. At the end of this hiking safari Uganda experience, return to the lodge for dinner an overnight stay.

Day 3 of the 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Queen & Hiking Safari to Rwenzori: The last day of this  short Uganda safari kicks off with an early morning breakfast then transfer to the lower slopes of Rwenzori mountain where you get to engage in another hiking  experience following the Ruboni community hike trail, this trail gives you an opportunity to see some of the best scenaries of the Rwenzori mountain which include numerous of the 217 bird species with a site of the Rwenzori turaco being the highlight, as you follow this trail, you will meet the locals as they go about their daily routine such as tending to their gardens or carrying jerrycans of water using straps. On a clear day, this hike also gives an opportunity to see the magnificent baker peaks which rises up to over 5000m above sea level. You will visit the local communities where you will join the locals to do some of the daily activities such as food preparation from open fires then meet the local herbalists who will take you through the various herbs used by the local residents to treat their ailments.  The end of this activity marks the end of what has a thrilling Uganda safari in Rwenzori National Park. At the end of this 2-3 hour activity embark on your journey to Kampala which comes with a lunch stop in Fort portal town then finally proceed to Kampala or Entebbe to catch a flight back home.

Although this 3 days safari Uganda has given you a chance to visit Mountain Rwenzori National Park but there is still more that you haven’t seen in Mt. Rwenzori National Park Uganda. Some of the other attractions in Rwenzori National Park include the numerous bird species that you could have missed during your community hike, mammals such as chimpanzees, black and white colobus mnokeys l’hoest monkeys and giant forest hogs. On your next safari to the Rwenzori Mountain National Park you can decide to engage in other tourist activities in Rwenzori National Park such as hiking up to the higher slopes of the Rwenzori, nature walks and birding. If you decide to go hiking in mountain Rwenzori National Park, you need to come with some of the hiking requirements in Rwenzori mountains national park Uganda such as the hiking boots, warm cloths and water proof jackets. During this safari to Mountain Rwenzori National Park, spend an overnight stay in any of the accommodations in Mountain Rwenzori National Park such as Equator Snow Lodge, Sandton Hotel Kasese, Springs International Hotel Kasese, Ruboni Community Camp, Rwenzori Turaco View Campsite, Tours Holiday Inn, Uhura 50 Hotel and Snow View Hotel.

Here are some of the packages you can choose for an ultimate Uganda safari experience

 

 

 

3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Queen & Hiking Safari To Rwenzori / 3 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari And Hiking Tour To Rwenzori
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