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4 Days Queen Elizabeth wildlife and double chimpanzee tracking safari in Uganda

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4 Days Queen Elizabeth wildlife and double chimpanzee tracking safari in Uganda

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Our 4 Days Queen Elizabeth wildlife and double chimpanzee tracking safari in Uganda will take you to Queen Elizabeth National park and engage you  to do the chimpanzee tracking twice  in Kyambura gorge in queen Elizabeth National park and  again chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge in queen Elizabeth National Park. The safari will involve the different wildlife sightings, nature walk safaris without forgetting the boat cruise safaris at the famous Kazinga channel. The safari will provide you the stunning views of the big 4 animals including the buffaloes, chimpanzees, warthogs, chimpanzees and the primates and severs species of birds. The park is home to over 612 species of birds. The diverse habitats in Queen Elizabeth national park that include then  the crater lakes, the sparking wildlife species,  wetlands and several lakes and swamps as well as the forested areas have made the park to be the best destination for exploring a lot of wildlife species.  Our 4 Days Queen Elizabeth wildlife and double chimpanzee safari will start and end in in either Kampala or Entebbe

What to count on our 4 Days Queen Elizabeth wildlife and double chimpanzee tracking safari

  • Pickup and transfer to the second visited Queen Elizabeth National Park from Kampala/Entebbe
  • Morning wildlife viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Boat rides at Kazinga channel in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Seeing the chimpanzees in Kyambura Gorge

  • Seeing Kalinzu Chimpanzees
  • Evening wildlife sightings in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Cultural community encounters at Kasoga community

Day 1: Start with a pickup from Kampala or Entebbe and drive to Queen Elizabeth National park and explore the lake Salt mining Community

Our 4 Days Queen Elizabeth wildlife and double chimpanzee tracking safari will start with the first day of short briefing about this safari provided by our safari guide who will find you at your place of residence or hotel in Kampala or Entebbe early in the morning and later drive to the western Uganda where queen Elizabeth National Park is found. The first stopover of the journey will beta Kayabwe landmark spot where you will have some good moments as you see both northern and southern hemispheres being bisected by the equator and other motional forces illustrating how the motion of force along the center of the earth as you take some photos as well as the doing some small shopping and if you left the lodge or hotel in Kampala or Entebbe without having breakfast, it’s your time to dine in the restaurant at the equator and enjoy a cup of the locally made coffees and after you will drive to Mbarara city and makes a stopover at Igongo cultural center where you will enjoy your lunch and a brief tour of the Ankole museum at the Igongo cultural center and you will continue driving via the Ankole plantation farms of tea and enjoy good views of the homesteads with bushy hills and crater lakes. you will reach Queen Elizabeth National Park, check into your lodge, relax for a few hours or minutes and later go for lake Katwe salt mining community where you will find local especially women extracting salts locally with each having a plot that in water where they extract the salt. You will also learn how best this salt is best purified and after you will drive back to your lodge to be served dinner and have the night stay as you prepare for the next day’s activity.

Lodging options; Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury), Buffalo Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Pumba Safari Cottages (Standard)

Meal plan; Lunch / Dinner

Day 2: Morning wildlife watching in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Afternoon Boat cruise at Kazinga channel, and end the day with Kasoga fishing community

On this second day, you will get up early from bed at around 6 am be served with a hot cup of coffee from your Lodge ready to go for the exciting morning game drive in the wildness of Queen Elizabeth National Park the morning game drives will lead us to Kasenyi plains the leading spot for game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park.  We must walk up very early such that we increased your chances of seeing the nocturnal animals in Queen Elizabeth National Park and the early morning risers. The park will provide you with wonderful game viewing excitements as you encounter mammals such as the lions, spotted hyenas,  carvel cat, leopards, Civet among other animals include Impala, topis, zebras, buffaloes, giraffes, waterbucks among others. You will drive through the Lake Mburo National park and you assured that you will be able to see herds of elephants, buffaloes, the Ugandan kobs, waterbucks, mongoose, and bushbucks, and several Uganda kob. You will also experience some of the primates such as the olive baboons, monkeys, and several bird species. The morning game drive always last for about 5 hours and after you will return to your booked lodge, have lunch and small relaxation and thereafter you will drive to the Kazinga channel to enjoy the 2-hour boat cruise on Kazinga channel where you will be able to enjoy various animals especially the buffaloes and elephants swimming, hippos, the huge Nile crocodiles, Monitor lizards and several bird species that can be seen at the banks of the channel including the pied kingfishers, cormorants, pelicans, saddle-billed stork among several bird species. After the boat cruise safari that will end at around 5 pm, you will now return to the lodge and drive to Kasoga fishing community which is the one of the best landing site in queen Elizabeth National Park and learn how the community embrace their life activities of the fishing, enjoy the canoe rides and have taste on the fresh fried fish with the women making the crafts and later you will return to your booked lodge to be served with dinner and overnight stay.

Lodging options; Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury), Buffalo Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Pumba Safari Cottages (Standard)

Meal plan; Breakfast/Lunch / Dinner

Day 3: Kyambura chimpanzee tracking and nature walk and evening game drive

Today after you breakfast, you will drive to Kyambura gorge to the briefing point and a start you activity of chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura gorge. You will get the briefing from the sight guide who will lead you to the gorge as you start searching for the chimpanzees. Meanwhile you will get to see other primate such as the monkeys and olive baboon on your way into the forest. Kyambura Gorge is part of the Queen Elizabeth National Park and it is estimated to be 100 meters deep and it is covered with dense tropical rain forest that houses different animal’s species including forest elephants, diverse species of birds as well as hippos. Kyambura is the best place for the visitors to engage in nature guided walks, birding activities, and scenic views. During the activity of chimpanzee tracking, you will need some level of fitness because you will need to walk for quite some long distance to be able to see the Chimpanzees. After seeing the chimpanzee you will return to the booked lodge and prepared for your another wildlife exploration in the Queen Elizabeth National Park   where you will get a chance to enjoy different animals that you missed during the previous game drives  and again fully enjoy the nature.  Later you will return to the lodge for the overnight stay.

Lodging options; Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury), Buffalo Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Pumba Safari Cottages (Standard)

Meal plan; Breakfast/Lunch / Dinner

Day 4: Leave Queen Elizabeth National Park and go for Karinzu forest reserve for chimpanzee tracking and after proceed to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport

Today you will leave the bed early in the morning and be served breakfast and later, you will pack your belongs in your vehicle and checkout from your room, and drive to Kalinzu forest reserve, whereby you will be welcomed by the local tours guide who will brief you about chimpanzee trekking before you walk into the forest reserve to look for the chimpanzees. Kalinzu is the second-best destination where you can go and enjoy the chimpanzee tracking with the forest reserve having over 50 habituated individual Chimpanzees that are available for the visitors to track and see. As you’re tracking the chimpanzees, you may land on other forest species such as the L’hoest monkeys, Blue monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, and other interesting features such as more than 95 moths and about 261 species of butterflies. You may spend about 3 hours tracking Chimpanzees in Karinzu forest and after you have seen the chimpanzees in Karinzu forest, you will be able to see them for only one hour and later you will return to the starting point and have get bottle of water and then start your journey and drive back to Kampala with en-route lunch at Igongo cultural center in Mbarara city and this marks the end of your 3 Days wildlife and chimpanzee tracking safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park

This 4 Days Queen Elizabeth wildlife and double chimpanzee tracking safari in Uganda include

  • Transport for 4 days in a well-modified safari vehicle (4WD, air-conditioned, pop up roof) Safari Land-cruiser / Safari van
  • Katwe Salt mining community
  • Chimpanzee trekking fees
  • Professional English speaking driver-guide for 4 days
  • Fuel for 4 days
  • Pick up and drop off
  • Accommodation on full board accommodation for 3 nights
  • All en-route meals
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Park entrance fees
  • A visit to Kasoga community
  • Boat cruise safari

This 4 Days Queen Elizabeth wildlife and double chimpanzee tracking safari in Uganda excludes;

  • Domestic and international flights but they can be arranged on request
  • Tips
  • Souvenir and gifts
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks (Sodas, beers, wines, special juice and coffee orders)
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation before or after the tour in Kampala / Entebbe but can be arranged on request
  • Laundry / Phone and other personal expenditures note mentioned in the itinerary
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