3 Day safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park
The 3 days Safari will take you to Ugandas most visited National Park- Queen Elizabeth National Park one of; it covers an area 1,978 sq.km, found in the Western part of the country, approximately 376 km from Kampala. It is classified with various ecosystems such as the dazzling lakes, kazinga channel, extensive savannah, humid forests and also lush wetlands. The park is home to about 100 mammal species, around 606 bird species: you will be in line to see big numbers of antelopes, crocodiles, hippos, elephants, buffaloes, among others during game drives through the park and on a boat cruise along the Kazinga channel which bisects the park. The park is also home to Climbing lions that are found in the Ishasha Sector, Chimpanzees in Kyambura Gorge and also various birds and monkeys in the Maramagambo forest.
- Travel to Queen Elizabeth National park
- Game drive
- Boat cruise in the afternoon along the kazinga
- The Equator
- Road trip back to Kampala
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 at Agip Motel 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/Kyambura game lodge(Mid-range), Ihamba Safari Lodge/Simba safari camp(Budget)
Day 2: Morning Game drive and afternoon Boat safari
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; Mweya safari lodge/Katara Lodge(Luxury), Kasenyi Safari Camp/Kyambura game lodge(Mid-range), Ihamba Safari Lodge/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.
End of Safari
Tour inclusions; Touring and photography, Full-time tour guide (English speaking), Transportation, Accommodation (Full board), Bottled drinking water
Tour Exclusions; Visas, International flights, Tips, Laundry services, Kampala hotel fees, Beverages/ drinks and any other optional activities