3 Days Birding in Queen Elizabeth National Park

This bird watching safari takes you to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth National Parks is one of the important bird areas in Uganda. The park is a habitat to 100 mammal species and an outstanding 606 bird species. To tourists who are engrossed in game viewing and bird watching, Queen Elizabeth National Park is a superb place to vist.

Birding along the Kazinga ChannelGo bird watching through Uganda’s second largest national park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, situated on the savannah plains below the Rwenzoris! Apart from birds, Queen Elizabeth national park  protects the great game of Africa  and these  include elephants, buffaloes, lions, a cornucopia of hippos, giant forest hog,  the elusive leopards to mention but a few. These animals are often spotted around the tourist village of the Mweya Peninsula - which also harbors an amazing waterfront setting in the outline of the mountains of the moon.

Along the Kazinga channel a launch cruise enables tourists to see different birds, thousands of hippos, solitary buffaloes and other animals that come to drink on the Kazinga channel.  More to the above is the Kyambura gorge where you have got the opportunity to track the fast moving and elusive chimpanzees where as the Maramagambo forest is a stunning tropical rain forest that is suitable for nature walks that will led you to unique futures like the blue lake also known as Kimira Njojo (got its name from the fact that it drowned an elephant) and the bat’s cave, birds, monkeys, flamingos and many other primates can be seen in this forest.

TOUR ITINERARY                                                       

Day 1 Kampala-Queen Elizabeth

 You will be picked up from your hotel and drive you on the southbound road connecting to Queen Elizabeth National Park.  A stop over at the royal drum makers in Mpigi is picturesque giving you an opportunity to take photographs while the experiments at the Equator are charming. Have lunch en route in mbarara then drive to the Queen Elizabeth National Park. A game drive en route is a worthwhile. Dinner and Overnight at Mweya/Jacana.

Day 2 QENP and the Kazinga Channel

 Very early in the morning, take a cup of coffee and go for a morning game drive to search for  the early risers and predators as they  return to their hideouts. Return to the lodge for mid morning break fast and relax during the heat of the day as you wait for lunch and the launch cruise along the Kazinga channel. This trip bypasses possibly the highest concentration of Hippos and many animals may be seen drinking at the water's   on the shores of the channel. This
launch cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching
and game viewing, ideal for the Uganda safari .The prolific bird life is
colorful and stupendous with well over 550 resident species. Dinner and Overnight at Mweya/Jacana

Day 3 Kyambura, Return to Kampala

After breakfast have an excursion to Kyambura gorge to track the fast moving and elusive chimpanzees. Or go for a nature walk in Maramagambo Forest for tree identification, primate viewing; visit the bat caves and the blue lake. Return to Kampala.
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