5 Days Lake Mburo and Queen Elizabeth National park, is one of the smallest savannah National park in Uganda, it has a big number of mammals, bird species and many more.
Queen Elizabeth National park is one of the best tourist destinations with amazing bio-diversity of wildlife which includes elephants, tree climbing lions, leopards, Hippos, Buffaloes, Boat cruise, along the Kazinga Channel. It’s an ecosystem that includes tropical Forest, Swamps, Crate Lake with a number of Bird species inhabiting the area such as flamingoes, fly catcher, black bee eater, gonolek and many more ,there predators to see including the Leopards, Kobs, elephants ,Hippos, Jackals, Hyenas, Lions, a number of Antelopes
Lake Mburo national park, takes approximately 5 hours drive by road to the park which is close to Kampala the capital city of Uganda, drive to the south west part that lies in the dry acacia woodland.
The habitat has the Lake, swamp, grassland, the area protects over 50 mammals including the Elands, Antelopes ,Jackals ,Topi, Leopard, Hyenas ,Nile Crocodiles, Hippos a number of bird species including red Faced barbet, pelicans and many more.
Enjoy a guided walk with amazing game drives that are offered at the park, including visiting the Maramagambo Forest, have an encounter to enjoy a guided walk to see a number of chimpanzees ,sometimes the Chimpanzees are seasonal depending on the availability of fruits, and wild figs.
At Queen Elizabeth National park have a chance to enjoy a launch cruise at Kazinga Channel as you enjoy great opportunities to see a number of Elephants, Hippos, waterbucks, bushbucks, a number of bird species including the famous shoebill stork.
Day: 1 Kampala-lake Mburo
Day: 2 Lake Mburo game drive boat trip
Day: 3 lake Mburo-queen Elizabeth national park
Day: 4 game drive-boat ride
Day: 5 tree climbing lions-Kampala.
Detailed itinerary for 5days/4nigts
Day 1 Kampala-Lake Mburo
Early morning after breakfast, at 7am your briefing starts about the whole trip, Lake Mburo National park starts at 4 hours, and reach at the park in the afternoon, check in at the lodge enjoy your lunch and get ready for the afternoon boat ride at Kazinga channel.
There big numbers of Zebras, Buffaloes, Crocodiles concretion of Hippos and many more at the shores. After the ride return to the lodge for relaxation enjoy dinner, refreshment and relaxation.
Meal plan: lunch and dinner
Eagles nest lodge
Matana safari tents
Day 2 morning game drive and nature walk
Wake up early morning and hurry for a game drive to see the elands, antelopes, topis, zebras, impala, warthogs, kobs, buffaloes and many animals .return to the lodge for lunch and encounter with a guided nature walk to Nakivale wetland or Rubanga forest to encounter with a beautiful scenery of nature spot out a number of bird species such as the shoebill stork, gonolek, red faced barbet, yellow warbler.
After the nature walk return to the lodge for dinner and refreshment.
Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner
Eagles nest lodge
Matana safari tents
Day 3boat ride/queen Elizabeth national park.
Enjoy your early morning breakfast as early as possible and prepare for a boat ride for sights and sounds of hippos and crocodiles in Lake Mburo and many more. There many bird species such as fish eagle, African king fisher, crested crane, pelican’s herons, bush shrike, African fin foot. Have lunch and continue to Queen Elizabeth national park arrive in the evening but before 6pm check in at the lodge and have dinner.
Meal plan: dinner
Mweya safari lodge
Jacana safari lodge
Simba safari camp
Queen Elizabeth bush lodge
Day 4 game drive-launch cruise
Before the sunrise wake up for a early game drive through the trials to spot out animals including lions, hyenas, zebras ,lions, Buffaloes, and many more.
Return to the lodge for breakfast relax and wait for the afternoon launch cruise on Kazinga channel. The launch cruise will reward you with wilds like the hippos, this area is one of the best place for the concentration of hippos, buffaloes and plenty o bird species for bird lovers you will love this.
Option for tree climbing lions.
Day 5 queen Elizabeth –Kampala
Have a relaxed breakfast, check out and board a vehicle for your return to Kampala, stopover in Mbarara for lunch at Agip motel after continue with your journey have another stopover at the equator take some pictures and check out the craft shops as well as buying some.
Drive to Kampala arriving bore 6pm at your hotel or evening flight depending on your travel plans.
Meal plan: breakfast and lunch.