Are you looking for that insightful Uganda safari? Let’s get you on the road as you make a 2 days queen Elizabeth Birding Safari.
This 2-days tour in Uganda gives you an in-depth insight into the spectacular sceneries and attractions of queen Elizabeth national park. Dubbed as “the medley of wonders”, Queen Elizabeth National Park is famous for its multitude of attractions which include 95 mammal species, which includes the rare tree climbing lions species, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, hippos, bushbucks, a wide range of antelope family, a variety of monkey species and chimpanzees, 400 bird species and many reptiles like the Nile crocodiles snakes and lizards and a number of volcanic features like volcanic cones and crater lakes like Lake Katwe and Kikorongo.
The highlight of this trip is a Uganda birding safari taken while on a relaxing boat cruise over the Kazinga channel which puts you in position to many of the waterbird species that are residing here. Enjoy a nice cultural fusion as you meet a local community that share this tropical paradise with the great beasts that reside here.
Highlights of the 2 Days Queen Elizabeth Birding Safari / 2 Days Uganda Birding Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park with Epic Culture
Commence your 2 days safari to Uganda with an early morning thrilling road adventure as you head towards Queen Elizabeth National Park then an afternoon a boat cruise over the Kazinga channel. Day 2 kicks off with a morning cultural encounter as you get to meet the natives that call this place their home.
Detailed itinerary of the 2 Days Queen Elizabeth Birding Safari / 2 Days Uganda Birding Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park with Epic Culture
Commence with an early morning pick up from your hotel in Kampala or from Entebbe then embark on an adventure road trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park which is about 7- hour drive away but this wildlife safari Uganda journey is an adventure of its own as its loaded with memorable road experiences and exciting stop
Enjoy the Uganda tour road adventure
Your memorable wildlife tours in Uganda experiences begin with a stop in Kayabwe at latitude 0 o or commonly known as the equator line which divides the world into 2 halves. While here, you get to experience spectacular safaris Uganda moment of living in 2 different halves of the world at the same time and place and also get knowledge of the change in direction of water movement in these 2 halves and at the equator itself. Please take as many photos as you so as to immortalize this moment forever. Your next stop is Lukaya a roadside market where you be greeted by enchanted men and women carrying an assortment of fresh and organic sweet Ugandan fruits and chilled drinks for you to choose from and if you don’t mind, you can also try out the Ugandan version of “KFC” which is freshly roasted chicken on sticks, trust me when I say its “finger-licking good!” Now your last stop on this incredible wildlife tours in Uganda journey is in Mbarara town at Igongo Cultural Center for a hearty African fine dining experience where you get to taste a truly Ugandan buffet made of various local staple foods around Uganda.
The journey that never ceases to give
Enjoy the rest of the short Uganda safaris journey as you drive through the green tea estates of Bushenyi and watch out for the dramatic plunge of land escape as you get to drive through the eastern edge of the western arm of the great east African rift valley. Your drive ends with your arrival at the lodge where you will be welcomed by the elegant and truly warm-hearted Ugandan staff who will see to it that you have a comfortable stay at the lodge. As we welcome the setting of the sun over the horizon of Queen Elizabeth National Park, enjoy a one in the world
Uganda birdwatching safari session which puts in prime position to view several of 600bird species that are seen hovering in the skies of Queen Elizabeth National Park like chapin flycatchers, like African finfoot, African hobby, shoebill stork, black bee-eater, papyrus gonolek, Caspian plover, Great blue turaco, Common sand martin, Great white pelican, Pink-backed pelican, Red chested sunbird. The end of this activity culminates the end what has been a busy Uganda wildlife safari tours
day with incessant wonders. Retreat back to your already booked lodge and have a fine treat with mouthwatering dinner.
Luxury options: Mweya safari lodge, Elephant plains lodge, Park view safari lodge
kyambura, Ishasha wilderness camp, Mazike valley safari lodge.
Mid range options: Simba safari lodge, Jacana safari lodge, Ihamba lakeside safari
lodge, kyambura gorge lodge, king fisher safari lodge kichwamba.
Budget options: The Observatory, UWA bandas, Pumba safari lodge
Day 2 of the 2 Days Queen Elizabeth Birding Safari / 2 Days Uganda Birding Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park with Epic Culture
Wake up on the second day of your wildlife safari Uganda to the melodious the twittering of many of the 600 bird species that are official residents of this tropical paradise as they sing to the new dawn of the day and this is usually coupled with the loud interjection of various mammal sound calls made by numerous wild game that roam the savanna plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda.
That nice cultural exchange
On arrival here, you will receive an emphatic welcome that comes with sounding music of African traditional songs and cultural dances and when the rhythm gets to your inner core, feel free to join the dancers and groove to this African rhythm. You will be given lessons by African craft masters on how to craft some of the traditional art and craft items on display like weaving baskets and also listen to the ever-present challenges they face as they share space with these great untamed beasts that are found here. After this truly rewarding cultural fusion, strap yourself in for another road adventure back to Kampala via Kasese- Fort portal- Mityana road with a lunch stop in Fort portal.
Before making this Uganda birding watching safari to Queen Elizabeth, begin your Uganda trip with a short tour to Jinja source of the Nile with its numerous attractions that allow you to engage in a myriad of tourist activities such as cubing, white water rafting, boat cruise to the source of the Nile, sunset Nile boat cruise, sport fishing jinja, birding birding safari, quad biking, biking and mini-golfing.
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Uganda is known as the pearl of Africa and you can decide to extend your Uganda tour to other Uganda safari destinations like Murchison Falls National Park Uganda, Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda, Lake Mburo National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda , Semuliki National Reserve Uganda, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda and all this can be done by buying any of our safari Uganda
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