This morning after breakfast, your safari guide will meet you at your hotel and depart by road to Queen Elizabeth National park. The drive will take approximately 6-7 hrs depending on our interest along the way. We will stop at the equator for pictures and then continue to Mbarara for lunch. Queen Elizabeth National Park covers 1,978 sq km and lies north and south of the equator in southwestern Uganda. From open savannah to rainforest, from dense papyrus swamps and brooding crater lakes to the vastness of Lake Edward.
It’s a little wonder that Queen Elizabeth boasts one of the highest bio diversity ratings of any game park or reserve in the world, – from the open Savannah to Rain Forest, dense Papyrus Swamps and brooding Crater lakes to the vastness of Lake Edward. Almost 100 mammal species that include Lions, Hippos, Buffaloes, Leopard, Spotted Hyena, Elephants ,Uganda kob and the elusive Giant Forest Hog plus remarkable 606 bird species that include the Black Chested Eagle, the Swallow Tailed Bee Eaters, Verreaux’s eagle owl and African skimmer to name but a few. kob all regularly sighted around the tourist village on the Mweya Peninsula – which also boasts also boasts a marvelous waterfront setting in the shadow of the Rwenzori Mountains.
Overnight at your choice of accommodation.