3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park safari takes you the most visited savannah Uganda national park of Queen Elizabeth National Park named after the late Queen of England following her visit. Queen Elizabeth National Park is located in the western part of Uganda, covering about 1,978 square kilometers. Queen Elizabeth National Park is about 376km from Kampala. With a diversity of wildlife, various ecosystem such as lakes, extensive savannah plains, humid forests, lush wetlands and the Kazinga Channel which is joins Lake George to Lake Edward.
Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda is home to about 100 mammal species, about 606 bird species that can be seen while on a Queen Elizabeth National Park safari. Queen Elizabeth is known to host tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector of the park, chimpanzees in Kyambura Gorge and a number of other monkeys in Maramagambo forest.
Tour Highlights of 3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari
- Game Drives
- Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel
- The Equator
Detailed Itinerary of 3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Evening Game Drive
Your Uganda safari guide shall pick you from your hotel of stay in Entebbe or Kampala, or airport upon arrival. After a short briefing, you shall proceed on a transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, which is about 6 hours away. Along the way be sure to enjoy the different community sightings of Uganda which will vary as you drive along; enjoy a number of stops en-route including an Equator stop in Kayabwe and lunch.
Drive through the amazing landscapes that are characterised with open grassland, nkole long horned cattle, tea plantations, various woodlands and the Great Rift Valley escarpment. Enjoy an evening game drive to give you an insight into what to expect on a longer game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Look out for wild game like antelopes, buffaloes, elephants and so much more which are an easy sighting here. Proceed to drive to the lodge, check in and relax as you wait for dinner and an overnights stay.
Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Safari Lodge for Budget, Elephant Hab Lodge for Mid-range, Elephant Plains Safari Lodge for Luxury
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Early Morning Game Drive, Kazinga Channel Boat Safari
Wake up to an a cup of tea/coffee at the lodge, and together with you guide embark on an early morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park for a chance to catch the animals in Queen Elizabeth National Park before the sun comes out. Along the Kasenyi trail, you will have a great chance to sight a variety of wildlife including the Ugandan kobs, elephants, buffaloes, lions, warthogs, waterbucks and so much more.
Return to the lodge for breakfast, relax at the hotel and after lunch proceed to embark on a 2-hour Kazinga Channel boat safari experience. Kazinga Channel connects Lake George and Lake Edward. A boat safari allows you a chance to see water animals and birds in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Look out for hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, warthogs, elephants, Malachite Kingfishers, Pink-backed pelicans and so much more.
Return the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay as above.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Departure
Wake up and enjoy breakfast at leisure at the lodge. Check out thereafter, and opt for a primate walk as an optional activity you can pay for on sight, or simply proceed on a transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe, with lunch enjoyed en-route. You shall have a stop in Mpambire drum centre where you will see how drums are made locally, and also get a chance to buy souvenirs here in support of the local women of the area. You shall be dropped off at your booked hotel of stay in Kampala or Entebbe, or airport, which brings your 3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari to an end.