Rwenzoris and Queen Elizabeth National Park Tour 3 days

tour summary
duration 3 days / 2 nights
starting point Kampala
means of transport
  • Private vehicle
destinations
  • Rwenzori Mountains NP
  • Queen Elizabeth NP
activities
  • Boat trip
  • Hiking
option
Rwenzori Mountains National Park

The highest mountain in Uganda, third highest in Africa continent. The highest peak, Margerita is 5,110m. This folded mountain is famous for diversity of nature, it starts with rainforest and ends in glacier just under the equator. Scenery of moss-covered heath forest, swamp with lobelia and slopes with senecio is solemn and mysterious.
Geographic features: Mountain, forest. Size: 996km2
Activity: Mountain climbing

Queen Elizabeth National Park

The second largest national park in Uganda with 95 species of mammals and 610 species of birds. Savanna in north and south are home for large mammals like lion and elephant, Kazinga Channel is for birds, crocodile and hippo, Kyambura Gorge is for chimpanzee.
Geographic features: Savanna, forest, lake, river Size: 1,978km²
Activity: Game drive, night game drive, boat trip, chimpanzee tracking, nature walk, balloon safari

day 1
1 日目

AM

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

PM

Boat trip along Kazinga Channel

Take a boat ride for 2 hours along the channel up to its end which connects two lakes. Its banks are habitats for reptiles like crocodiles and many species of birds like kingfisher and pelican, also resting place for hippo and buffalo.

overnight: Kasese
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day 2
2 日目

Early AM

Registration and brieging at Nyakalengija Office

After registration process and briefing, meet your guide and porters and hand over your luggages.

Whole day

Hike from Nyakalengija Office (1,646m) to Nyabitaba Hut (2,652m) / 10km

Walk in beautiful rainforest. Temperature is high so carry 2 litter of drinking water or more, half-sleeve shirts will be suitable for this day. You may encounter pretty birds or chameleons along the trail.

overnight: Rwenzori Mountains National Park
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day 3
3 日目

AM

Hike from Nyabitaba Hut (2,652m) to Nyakalengija (1,646m) / 10km

Descend the same route you passed on the first day.

PM

Transfer to Kampala

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