3 Days Queen Elizabeth Park Wildlife safari

Queen Elizabeth National Park is the most popular park in Uganda according to the number of travelers visiting each year. It was named after the queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II, after her visit to the park in 1952. The park has the most diverse habitats making it a home to numerous bird species life, animal, insect, reptiles and amphibians and mammals.

It is famous for its tree-climbing lions in the Ishasha sector, crater lakes, forested gorges that are home to chimpanzees, Savannah plains, swamps, rivers, and the beautiful Kazinga channel – home to an abundance of wildlife. The park has the highest number of bird species in Uganda and any protected area in East Africa. There is Chimpanzee tracking in the ‘underground’ forest in Kyambura gorge and the nearby Kalinzu forest.

Safari Highlights

  • Scenery
  • Game drives in Kasenyi plains
  • Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Leave for Queen Elizabeth National Park – the medley of wonders located in south western Uganda for a wildlife safari in Uganda. This Uganda wildlife safari  to Queen Elizabeth will give you opportunities to see remarkable landscapes and scenery in Uganda’s countryside. You will pass agricultural fields of different people working or seated by the stalls of crafts or fresh fruits and vegetable markets. Most homes are by the roadside for easy access to transport but also because they have access to amenities like power and water.

You will have a stopover at the Equator monument experiencing life in both the Southern and Northern Hemispheres. Lunch will be at Igongo cultural museum – the home of Ankore culture.

Alternatively you can take a flight to Mweya airstrip shortening your transit time. This will then afford you time in the afternoon to either do a boat safari or a community tour.

Drive time – 6 hours OR Scheduled Flight –1 hour 45 minutes
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Day 2: Game drive and boat safari on Kazinga channel

Enjoy this Uganda wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth national park which offers a beautiful African safari experience.  The park is known to have the highest biodiversity of any protected area in East Africa. The day will start very early with your tour guide for an early morning game drive exploring the park in the Kasenyi plains searching for predators and grazers on a game drive.

Return to the lodge for lunch or have a picnic lunch after which you will take a boat safari on Kazinga Channel which connects Lake Edward and Lake George. This offers an excellent opportunity for photography moments of Hippos, Buffaloes, Elephants and magnificent bird species by the water.

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Day 3: Travel back to Kampala/ Entebbe

Your wildlife safari has come to an end but the memories will live with you forever. Leave for Kampala, have lunch en route  and proceed to your hotel or Airport.

Drive time – 6 hours OR Scheduled Flight –1 hour 45 minutes
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