Begin your day with a cup of coffee. Early morning game drive along Kasenyi and Queens Mile allows visitors encounter elephants, buffalo, water bucks, warthogs, lions, Uganda Kobs lakes and a variety of birds.
Queen Elizabeth National Park occupies an estimated 1,978 square kilometres (764 sq mi). The park extends from Lake George in the north-east to Lake Edward in the south-west and includes the Kazinga Channel connecting the two lakes.
The park was founded in 1952 as Kazinga National Park. It was renamed two years later to commemorate a visit by Queen Elizabeth II.
Queen Elizabeth National Park is known for its wildlife, including African buffalo, Ugandan kob, hippopotamus, Nile crocodile, African bush elephant, African leopard, lion, and chimpanzee. It is home to 95 mammal species and over 500 bird species. The park is also famous for its volcanic features, including volcanic cones and deep craters, many with crater lakes, such as the Katwe craters, from which salt is extracted.
Return to the lodge for breakfast. Relax at the lodge in the mid morning, followed by lunch.This afternoon, a two hour boat trip along the famous Kazinga channel is worthwhile an opportunity to see Hippo and crocodiles. The Kazinga Channel supports the biggest number of Hippos in the whole of Africa. Predators as well as nocturnal animals normally come to the shores in the late afternoons for a drink.
Return to the lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
MWEYA SAFARI LODGE (FB – Lunch, Dinner, Bed and breakfast)