3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari In Uganda

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Safari Overview

You can book this 3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari in Uganda and experience one of Uganda’s best scenery a rewarding safari.

You’ll spot numerous wild animals. A UN Biosphere Reserve, this Equator straddling park is the most popular destination for safaris in Uganda.

The park is most known for its spectacular landscapes of rolling savannah plains, lush rainforests, sprawling grassy hills, a series of sparkling saline explosion crater lakes, and a lovely backdrop of the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains.

At about 1978 km2, Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to over 600 bird species and 95 species of mammals including the rare tree-climbing lions.

During this 3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari , you’ll do game drives in and around Kasenyi Plains which offers the best sightings of animals in the park. Some of the animals you can see include elephants, leopards, lions, and various antelope species.

Among the biggest highlights on this safari is the leisurely boat trip on Kazinga Channel, a stream of water connecting Lakes Edward and George, is literally a magnet for wildlife. The channel hosts some of the densest concentration of hippos in Africa.

Feature Safari Activities

  • Game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel
  • Uganda Equator Crossing Experience
  • Superb bird watching and photography

Safari Highlights

Day 1: Drive from Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth National Park, evening game drive

Day 2: Morning game drives in Kasenyi Plains & afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel.

Day 3: Morning Game Drive and Drive Back To Kampala

Detailed Safari Itinerary:

Day 1: Drive From Entebbe To Queen Elizabeth National Park, Evening Game Drive.

You will begin your 3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari in Uganda today. You’ll be picked from Kampala or Entebbe at about 7 am and drive to Queen Elizabeth NP in south western Uganda.

The drive to Queen Elizabeth National park is about 7 hours. You will have a lunch stop along the way. You will check into your lodge and enjoy the view of the park from the comfort of your lodge.

In the evening, you enjoy a game drive to explore the impressive landscapes of “Queen”, as the locals and that in the know call the park.

It was founded in 1952 and named Kazinga National Park, but was renamed two years later to commemorate a visit by Queen Elizabeth II. The park covers a large area (1,978 km2 and extends from Lake George in the northeast to Lake Edward in the southwest, with the Kazinga Channel connecting the two lakes.

Queen is Uganda’s most visited park, and with good reason!

It has the most diverse habitats of any park in the country, and includes areas of sprawling grassland savannah, moist forests, fertile wetlands and beautiful crater lakes cut into the green, rolling hills.

This incredible diversity has led to a fauna and flora count of 95 mammal species, over 600 bird species and much, much more.

After your first game drive you will return to you lodge to relax, socialize and have dinner with beautiful views of the savannah at sunset. Later we are off to bed for a good night’s sleep.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Kyambura Gorge Lodge/Mweya Safari Lodge

Midrange: Enganzi Game Lodge/Bush Lodge

Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Morning Game Drives In Kasenyi Plains & Afternoon Boat Cruise On Kazinga Channel.

You will begin your day of the 3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari in Uganda with an early breakfast at the lodge, and then you are off to the park again.

Your game drive this morning through the Kasenyi Plains will offer you an opportunity to tick some impressive African big game species, such as Buffalos, Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Uganda Kobs, Bushbucks, Hippos, Giant Forest Hog, Warthog, Crocodiles, Hyenas, Jackals and various smaller creatures.

This section, apart from the great wildlife, is also one of the prettiest in the park, especially in the golden light of the morning.

You will also look to pick some special bird species during your safari game drive, and you might see African Hobby, Rüppell’s Vulture, Bateleur, Brown Snake Eagle, Peregrine Falcon, Grey Kestrel, African Skimmer, Great Blue Turaco, Great White Pelican, Palm-nut Vulture, Papyrus Gonolek, Pel’s Fishing Owl, etc….

After our game drive you will return to the lodge for relaxation and lunch.

In the afternoon, you have another fantastic activity planned! You’ll transfer the Mweya jetty for a 2 hours afternoon boat cruise starting at 2pm.

It will give you the chance to cruise just metres from hundreds of hippos and African Buffalo, while African Elephants linger on the shoreline, along with waterbirds and Crocodiles.

After the boat cruise you’ll do a short game drive along the channel track as we head back to the lodge. You’ll relax and enjoy dinner as well as a good night’s rest.

Accommodation Options:

Luxury: Kyambura Gorge Lodge/Mweya Safari Lodge

Midrange: Enganzi Game Lodge/Bush Lodge

Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Morning Game Drive And Drive Back To Kampala

Today you make go for another game drive in the park before checking out and traveling back to Kampala.

Accommodation: No Included

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

End of the 3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari In Uganda:

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