3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari

The 3 days Safari will take you to Uganda’s most visited National Park- Queen Elizabeth National Park. It covers an area 1,978 sq.km, It is found in the Western part of the country, approximately 376 km from Kampala. Queen Elizabeth national park is the second largest national park in Uganda and a renowned UNESCO heritage site with remarkable biodiversity. The flora and fauna in this park is inspiring and it boasts an amazing ecosystem. A game drive in Queen Elizabeth Safari Park is a true discovery and a launch cruise on the world famous Kazinga channel is incomparable.

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Travel to Queen Elizabeth National park

Game drive

Boat cruise in the afternoon along the kazinga

The Equator

Road trip back to Kampala

 

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day 1: Travel from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wake up early, enjoy a morning breakfast from the hotel after which you will be picked from there by your guide at 7:30 am who will brief you and you embark on the 6 hours’ journey to Queen Elizabeth. Along the way you will have few stopovers at the Equator, here you will take enough photographs and in Mbarara town for your lunch.

Thereafter proceed to the Park as you drive through the spectacular landscape characterized with open grasslands, Ankole log horned cattle, tea plantations, the Rift Valley Escarpment and various woodlands. Reach the park in late afternoon and have a game drive as you drive to your lodge. Have dinner and there spend an Overnight.

Meal Plan

Lunch &Dinner

Accommodation options

Katara Lodge/Mweya safari lodge(Luxury)

-Kasenyi Safari Camp/Ihamba Safari Lodge (Mid-range)

-Simba safari camp(Budget)

 

Day 2: Morning Game drive – afternoon Boat Cruise

Begin your day with a delicious cup of coffee/tea before getting on with the game drive on different trails in the park including the along the Kasenyi trail.

Along the Kasenyi trail there is a great opportunity of seeing various animals like water bucks, Uganda Kobs, elephants, buffaloes, lions, warthogs as well as various birds. After the drive, go back and have breakfast and also lunch at your lodge.

Later during the afternoon, you will take pleasure in cruising on a 2 hours’ boat safari along Kazinga channel that connects Lake George and Lake Edward, while on the boat you will see a good number of animals like Hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, warthogs, elephants, kobs among others and also a collection of birds like the malachite kingfishers, pink backed pelicans, on the banks and in trees. Have Dinner and Overnight.

Meal Plan

-Breakfast

-Lunch &Dinner

 

Accommodation options

Katara Lodge/Mweya safari lodge(Luxury)

-Kasenyi Safari Camp/Ihamba Safari Lodge (Mid-range)

-Simba safari camp(Budget)

 

Day 3: Departure to Kampala

With the superb memories of the past two days, you will enjoy a heavy and tasty breakfast. Then check out of the lodge, you could choose to have a primate walk in the Park or not. Enjoy your lunch still along the way, also have a stopover at Mpambire drum centre where you will see how drums are made by the locals and also be in position to buy some souvenirs, proceed to Kampala, where you will be dropped off at your hotel in the evening.

 

Ground transport

Game Ranger Fee

Boat Cruise

Tour Guide facilitations (English speaking)

Tips to porters and guide
Sunglasses

Sunscreen

Extra drinks and snacks