3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari

3-Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari

3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari: Queen Elizabeth National Park located in western Uganda is one of the few respected National Park when it comes to game viewing, boat cruises, Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura, nature walks among other activities. The park covers an area of 1978 square kilometers and its boundaries extend from the bottom of the Mountain Rwenzori ranges, extending to the shores of Lake Edwards towards the faraway Ishasha River found in the south. Queen Elizabeth National Park is covered by the African Savannah, Crater Lakes, Kazinga Channel, Lake George and Lake Edward. Lots of animals can be spotted here such as Elephants, Lions, Hyenas, Leopards, Monkeys, Warthogs, Chimpanzee, Hippopotamus, Crocodiles and much more. The area around Ishasha in Rukungiri District is famous for its tree-climbing lions.

Activities

  • Game drive
  • Boat cruise
  • chimpanzee tracking
  • nature walk

Tour Highlights

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park- Evening game drive

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon Kazinga boat cruise

Day 3: Morning game drive and depart for Kampala.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Evening game drive

You will be picked from your lodge early morning to drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. This journey will take you through small towns along Kampala-Mbarara road. You will have an opportunity to see royal drum makers along the way, small markets and a stop at the Equator for stretching and photography will be worthwhile.  Lunch will be served en route and then proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a short relaxation and an evening game drive if time allows.

Accommodation

  • Mid-range: Parkview Safari Lodge

Meal plan:

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 2: Game drive and Kazinga Channel boat cruise 

After an early morning cup of coffee or tea, you will drive to Kasenyi plains for your game drive. Kasenyi plains boosts of several wild animals whose chance of seeing them depends on your luck of the day.  On a good day, you may spot big cats like lions and leopards hunting, buffaloes, elephants, several antelopes, warthogs and other small mammals. Return to the lodge for lunch and then drive to Mweya peninsular for a two hour boat cruise on Kazinga channel where you will spot hippos, hundreds of birds of all kinds, some crocodiles, elephants and buffalos.

Accommodation 

  • Mid-range: Parkview Safari Lodge

Meal plan

  •  Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking- Return to Kampala

We shall have our breakfast early in the morning and then check out, you will be driven to Kyambura Gorge for chimpanzee tracking while on nature walk then after embark on our journey back to Kampala which begins with lunch in Masaka and onwards to Kampala and depending on your flight out of Uganda, you may decide to do another game drive before drive back to Entebbe. On the way, you may decide to stopover to view some crater lakes and the rift valley floor and escarpments arriving late afternoon in Kampala or Entebbe.

End of Safari

Tour includes

  • Ground transport
  • Accommodation full board
  • Bottled water
  • Chimp tracking fees
  • Boat fees
  • Entrance fees
  • Service of an English-speaking guide
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones

Tour excludes

  • International flights
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses: alcohol, laundry services and souvenirs
  • Tips

SAFARI TRANSPORT

Standard 4X4 Safari Vans/Land cruisers

Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari van and Land cruisers with open roof tops customized for game viewing and photography.  Each Safari van/Land cruiser comes with a professionally trained driver/guide with fuel for the whole safari. Each client is entitled to a window seat and can take up to 8-10 people. We also have very comfortable super customs which can carry up 6 people with their luggage also have small vehicles like Alphads, Harrier and much more that can carry 4-5 people.

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