3 Days Kyambura Gorge Chimps Tracking in Queen Elizabeth National Park
A 3 Days Kyambura Gorge chimps tracking is adventure you will do with game safaris and boat cruise. This Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park would include the following tour activities: A Chimpanzee Trekking Safari in Kyambura Gorge, a boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel and amazing game drives in the plains of the wider park offer a thrilling wildlife experience. Kyambura Gorge is one of the major chimp trekking tourist attractions in Uganda. Other chimpanzee safari destinations in Uganda include Kibale forest, Budongo Central Forest Reserve and Kalinzu Forest among others which are alternative places to chimpanzee tours in Uganda. To visit chimps in the beautiful gorge, you need to have booked a chimpanzee trekking permit issued by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). Kyambura in the north of Queen Elizabeth National Park is among the several tourist attractions in western Uganda. Kalinzu Central Forest Reserve in Bushenyi district is the nearest chimpanzee trekking alternative to Kyambura.
Full Chimp Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, enjoy Cruise on Kazinga Channel.
Drive from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park in South Western Uganda. You will stop for lunch in Mbarara town and proceed to the park in the afternoon. After checking in at the lodge, you will go for an evening boat cruise on Kazinga channel. Kazinga Channel is 40 km water channel that joins Lakes George and Edward.
Visitors at the park are always impressed by the Channel’s astounding life diversity and magnificent views. At the channels shorelines, buffaloes take relaxation in the waters whereas individual elephants or in groups are also see coming to take water. As one enjoys a boat cruise, he is able to see an assortment of bird species enjoying themselves at the channel shores.
Many tourists that have taken a 2 hour Kazinga Channel launch cruise regard it one of the apex or the highest point of their Uganda safari. The channel also has hippopotamuses that wallow it the short waters near the banks. In summary, Kazinga’s boat cruise provide an outstanding podium for bird watching, animal viewing, clear photography plus an enjoyment of the extremely soothing water breeze. After a boat cruise, drive to Enganzi Lodge, Mweya Safari Lodge or Ihamba Safari Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking at Kyambura Gorge, Afternoon Game Drive
In the morning, you will go a chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge. This gorge in the north of Queen Elizabeth National Park and known to inhabit lots of chimpanzees plus some other animals and birds as well. After chimps tracking, you will go back to the lodge for lunch awaiting an even game drive. During the game drive, you will like see elephants, hippos, spotted hyenas, striped jackals, bush-bucks, warthogs and water bucks among other. There are also chances of noticing lions and leopards when they are having their evening walks in search of prey. Retire from the game drive late morning and go back to the lodge for a rest as you admire nature.
Day 3: Game Drive and Leave for Kampala
You will take an early morning game drive in the park with prospects of seeing more animals that you might have missed yesterday. After a game drive, you will transfer to the lodge; enjoy a heavy breakfast before setting off for Kampala. You will make a lunch stop in Mbarara or Masaka town. Stop again at the Uganda Equator, take photos, visit the souvenir, handcraft shops and proceed to Kampala. The driver guide will leave at your accommodation. The tour ends.
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