Overview of the 4 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Hiking Safari to Queen Elizabeth and Rwenzori Park / 4 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari & Rwenzori Mountaineering Safari
This 4 days Uganda wildlife safari is aimed at giving you the best opportunity to encounter a variety of attractions in both Queen Elizabeth National Park as well as Rwenzori Mountain National Park. This Uganda wildlife tour to Queen Elizabeth National Park puts you on a collision course with some of the spectacular wild mammals that call this park their home such as the African bush elephants, cape buffaloes, lions and leopards which make it 4 out of the 5 big Africa game that you can meet on this short Uganda wild life safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park. If you are looking for birds, Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the best Uganda birding safari destinations for you to visit as its home to over 600 bird species and these include 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. This Uganda safari also gives a chance to visit the lower ranges of Rwenzori Mountain as you engage in a thrilling hiking experience.
Highlights of the 4 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Hiking Safari to Queen Elizabeth and Rwenzori Park / 4 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari & Rwenzori Mountaineering Safari
Day 1 of the 4 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari & Rwenzori Mountaineering Safari: Transfer to from Kampala to Kasese
Day 2 of the 4 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari & Rwenzori Mountaineering Safari: Engage in a community hike in Rwenzori mountain then transfer to queen Elizabeth
Day 3 of the 4 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari & Rwenzori Mountaineering Safari: Morning game drive and an afternoon boat cruise
Day 4 of the 4 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari & Rwenzori Mountaineering Safari: Hot air ballooning experience then transfer back to Kampala
Detailed itinerary of the 4 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Hiking Safari to Queen Elizabeth and Rwenzori Park / 4 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari & Rwenzori Mountaineering Safari
Day 1 of the 4 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Hiking Safari to Queen Elizabeth and Rwenzori Park: Wake up early in the morning of your Uganda tour to Mountain Rwenzori National Park and have an early morning breakfast to give you energy for the magnificent day ahead of you on this 4 days Uganda hiking tour to Mountain Rwenzori. Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in either Entebbe or Kampala and begin your safari in Uganda to Rwenzori Mountain in Kasese which lasts about 6-7 hours Uganda tours journey to Kasese town. Mindless of its length, this Uganda safari tour road adventure is fascinating given the various captivating road sightings during this journey. On this safari Uganda, expect to be fascinated by the lush green scenery that covers Uganda’s landscape, draw the windows down and enjoy the sweet aroma of Uganda’s fresh air as it blows into the van. When you get to Kibale take a glance to your left-hand side and you will be able to view the magnificent Kibale forest which is absolutely lovely. Kibale forest is dubbed as the primate capital of the world as it is home to 13 primate species with the chimpanzees being a major tourist attraction in this tropical jungle. Proceed to fort portal town Uganda’s tourism capital given its close proximity to a myriad of attractions. Settle in for a lunch treat in fort portal and also get a chance to view the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountain in the far distance from here. Continue with your journey to Kasese town which is found at the base of mountain Rwenzori. Check-in into your hotel and you can have a take a relaxing evening walk around Kasese town as you wait for dinner and an overnight stay.
Luxury: Equator Snow Lodge
Midrange: Sandton Kasese, Springs International Hotel Kasese
Budget: Uhuru 50 Hotel, Ruboni Community Camp, Snow View Hotel, Rwenzori Turaco View Campsite
Day 2 of the 4 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Hiking Safari to Queen Elizabeth and Rwenzori Park : Wake up early in the morning enjoy a heavy breakfast then transfer Ruboni community walk starting point and engage in a relaxing but highly insightful Uganda hiking safari experience as you are rewarded with views of the various attractions such as the numerous bird species that are found here like the Rwenzori turaco, chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, lhoest monkeys.as you traverse these lower slopes of the Rwenzori, you get to meet the locals as they go about their daily routines such as tilling their gardens, fetching firewood and collecting wood which they carry in a strap across their backs. Meet the local herbalist who treats the locals of various ailments. Finish this community walk with a visit to one of the homes here and if you are interested you can join them in preparation of lunch on a local fireplace trust its nothing like the fire place you know. Transfer back to kasese for lunch, check out of the hotel and transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. Engage in an evening game drive over the Kazinga channel and you will be awarded marvellous views of a variety of wild mammals that are found in Queen Elizabeth national park. Transfer back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay,
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 3 of the 4 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Hiking Safari to Queen Elizabeth and Rwenzori Park :: Day 3 kicks off with an amazing Uganda wildlife safari game drive which takes you to various wild mammals here such as lions, cape buffaloes, elephants, leopards and topis, waterbucks bush backs warthogs and hippos occasionally. Return to the lodge to enjoy a nice breakfast then relax in the lodge’s gardens as you wait for lunch to be served. After having lunch, your next short Uganda safari adventure on this safari in Uganda is a truly revealing boat cruise. While on this cruise surely expect to be rewarded with wild encounters of numerous water dwellers such as hippos Nile crocodiles that usually straddle the shores of the channel to busk in the sun. For birding enthusiasts this cruise offers the best opportunity to see numerous waterbird species. Return to the lodge and have the evening off for relaxation and also appreciating the gorgeous views of the sprawling savanna plains.
Day 4 of the 4 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Hiking Safari to Queen Elizabeth and Rwenzori Park: Close off your Uganda wildlife tour to the Medley Of Wonders tour with an adventure of a lifetime and this is a really exciting hot air ballooning experience. Wake up very early in the morning and transfer to a designated location for the hot air ballooning experience. Enjoy the takeoff that will see you rise 2500ft or 760m giving you a bird’s eye’s view of this tropical wilderness. As you enjoy this adventure take time to take a glance on the eastern horizon of Queen Elizabeth National Park and catch glimpses of a spectacular sunrise as the sun sheers through the clouds to create a mellow view that will forever be imprinted in your memory. From this vintage point view you have a breathtaking view of this tropical paradise with all its wild inhabitants. After about 1.5 hours, return to the ground and transfer to the lodge for breakfast. Checkout of the lodge and begin your transfer back to Kampala with a lunch stop in Mbarara.
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