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4 DAYS BIRDING, CHIMPS AND WILDLIFE TOUR  QUEEN ELIZABETH AND KIBALE NP

Queen Elizabeth National park is the country’s most scenic and diverse park with close to 100 species of mammals including the tree climbing lions in Ishasha  , over 600 bird species,

large schools of hippopotamus and part of isolated ishasha sector which is prominent for the resident tree-climbing Lions.

Kibale Natuional Park is a place to observe smaller primates like the black and white colobuss, the red colobus, grey-cheeked mangabey and the rare Host Monkey.

Over 200 bird species during the bigodi swamp and mammals like bush pig, bushbuck which are very shy and endangered.

SUMMARIZED ACTIVITIES

DAY1: KAMPALA-QUEEN ELIZABETH National Park. Our driver and English driver will drive you through the western route up to queen elizabeth national park.

DAY 2: GAME DRIVE-BOAT CRUISE (DRIVE TO FORTPORTAL)

DAY 3: CHIMPANZEE TRACKING-BIRDING BIGODI.

DAY 4: KIBALE TO ENTEBBE

 

DAY1:

KAMPALA-QUEEN ELIZABETH National Park.

After an early breakfast by 8:00am, we will drive to queen Elizabeth National park, make a few stopovers at the equator to take some photographs and in Mbarara at Oxford Inn for lunch.

From here, we will continue to queen Elizabeth national park viewing the beautiful scenery, tea plantations, the open grassland, long horned –Ankole cattle and the Rift valley escarpment.

Then have an evening game drive as we head to the place of accommodation.

DAY 2:

GAME DRIVE-BOAT CRUISE (DRIVE TO FORTPORTAL)

Start the clay with an early cup of coffee before an early game drive along queen’s mile plus the kasenyi trail. On this trail, you  will see elephants, lions, hippopotamus, Kobs, warthogs among others and it will  take us 2 hrs then go for lunch.

Later in the afternoon, you will enjoy a boat ride on Kazinga Channel where you will see a number of wildlife like Buffaloes,  elephants, hippopotamus and lots of water birds like African skimmer, Water

Thick-knee, African spoonbill, Egyptian Geese, African Fish Eagle, White-winged tern, Great and Long- tailed cormorants, saddle-billed stork and many others.

After the boat ride, we will pack and proceed to fort portal where will spend a night before connecting to kibale national park.

Stay and have an overnight  at Mountains of the Moon Hotel

DAY 3:

CHIMPANZEE TRACKING-BIRDING BIGODI.

After our breakfast at 7:30 pm, we will head to kibale forest which is the best place to see wild chimpanzee (habituated) and too close to human beings.

We will across red colobus Monkeys, grey-cheecked Mangabey, Black and White Colobus Monkeys plus others.

While we are in for  chimpanzee we will come across some birds such as Narina Trogon, White-bellied crested-flycatcher, purple-breasted sunbird, collared Apalis, Blue-headed sunbird to mention but afew. Then after chimpanzee tracking, we will have lunch at Rweteera Safari park as we view Giant kingfishers on the lake near the park.

Later in the evening, we will do birding Bigodi wetland sanctuary which is the home to 138bird species which may be seen during guided walk. Such birds include; Brown-throated wattle –eye,

White –breasted Negrofinch, Hairy-breasted barbet, Yellow-billed barbet, western nicator, white-tailed Ant-thrush, superb sunbird, Black Bishop, white-spotted Flufftail, Brown- crowned Tchagra, Bocages Bush- Shrike of which it will take us 1-2 hours. Then later we head to the hotel for freshening, diner.

Stay at Mountains of the moon Hotel

DAY 4:

KIBALE TO ENTEBBE

After breakfast with wonderful memories of the previous days, we will proceed to kampala where we shall relax and wait for the flight at Entebbe to prepare for the flight at mid-night while at travellers Inn Entebbe

END OF TOUR

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