The 3 days Queen Elizabeth Safari takes you to Queen Elizabeth National Park the second largest wildlife park in Uganda. This will offer you a chance to see Uganda’s wildlife at a glance with spectacular views during game drives and boat cruises along the Kazinga Channel. On the 3 days Queen Elizabeth Safari you are grantees to see elephants, water bucks, lions, buffaloes, Uganda Kobs plus warthogs in addition to several birds. See Uganda’s wildlife at a glance as head out trekking on a primate walk at the Kyambura Gorge where you are sure to see chimpanzees along the trail.
Queen Elizabeth National park Activities
- Game drives through different game tracks in Queen Elizabeth Park.
- Boat cruise along the beautiful Kazinga Channel.
- Two days full-board accommodation in selected lodges.
- Finger-licking meals at the Lodge and en-route.
- A smooth and interesting journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park and back with several stopovers.
- Stopover at the Equator.
- Chimpanzee and Lion trekking (OPTIONAL)
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kampala / Entebbe|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Pick up from Hotel by 7am|
About Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park covers an area of about 1978 km 2; its position provides a magnificent view of the rift valley floor that occupies Lake Edward and Gorge. Its well know to be habitat of about 95 mammal along with 612 species of birds.Formerly,a historian known as Douglas Willows talked about the various features that led to the formation of the park in 1952.
Queen Elizabeth National Park together with the adjacent Virunga National Park is a Lion Conservation Unit. The area is considered a potential lion stronghold in Central Africa, if poaching is curbed and prey species recover.
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.
Services in the park include a telecenter run by Conservation Through Public Health and the Uganda Wildlife Authority, neighboring the Queen’s Pavilion, park lodges, game and scenic drives, and boat launches.
Day 1: Kampala- Queen Elizabeth National Park
After an early breakfast, one of our guides will collect you from your accommodation in Kampala by 8:00am and drive you to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will make a few stops at the Equator to take some photographs and in Mbarara at Agip Motel for lunch. from there you will continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park as you marvel at the breath taking scenery, tea plantations, the open grasslands, long horned –Ankole Cattle, the woodlands and the Rift Valley Escarpment. Have a game drive in the evening as you drive t your place of accommodation. Dine and slumber at Ihamba Safari Lodge (Budget), or Mweya Safari Lodge (top-notch). Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner.
Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda Safari
Start the day with an early cup tea/coffee before embarking on a game drive along the Queen’s Mile plus the Kasenyi trail. On this trail you will see elephants, water bucks, lions, buffaloes, Uganda Kobs plus warthogs in addition to several birds. Return for breakfast plus lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon, enjoy a 2 hours boat ride on the Kazinga Channel where you will encounter Buffaloes, Elephants, Hippos, kobs plus warthogs among others. This ride will also enable you to see an array of birds. Dine and slumber at Ihamba Safari Lodge (Budget), or Mweya Safari Lodge (top-notch). Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 3: Queen Elizabeth- Entebbe
With wonderful memories of the previous day, you will have a hefty breakfast as you prepare for a primate walk; have lunch at the splendid Kingfisher lodge before continuing to Entebbe. However, visiting the Igongo Cultural Village is an experience that shouldn’t be missed. Meal plan: breakfast & lunch.