3 days Uganda Wildlife Safari Queen Elizabeth National Park

3 days Uganda Wildlife Safari at Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda’s most popular savanna reserve and has the widest variety of wildlife of any Ugandan park. The variety of habitats include grassland savanna, forests, wetlands and lakes. This provides the setting for an extensive range of large mammals and primates. Four of the Big five are present and regularly seen. Rhinos are absent.

3 days Uganda Wildlife Safari Queen Elizabeth National ParkWildlife

Leopard sightings are common and the Isasha sector is famous for its tree-climbing lions. Huge herds of buffalo and elephants are found in the savanna areas of the park. An amazing number of hippos inhabit the Kazinga channel on which daily boat trips are conducted. Chimps can be tracked and several antelope and other primate species are present. Giraffe and zebra are absent.
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Scenery

The park is set against a backdrop of the Ruwenzori Mountains. Additional scenic points are Kazinga Channel between Lake Edward and Lake George and at least 10 crater lakes. The most accessible part of the park is open savanna, but large forest areas are open to the public. These include the forested Kyambura gorge and the extensive Maramagambo forest in the southeast.

DAY 1 - Kampala to Queen Elizabeth national park

After an early morning breakfast, you will be picked by your driver guide who will transfer you to Queen Elizabeth national park that allows you an en route stop over at the Equator to perform a simple experiment and experience a tropical balance before proceeding for lunch at Igongo cultural center and Museum. After lunch proceed to Queen Elizabeth national park. On arrival at your lodge, you will relax for the rest of the day or go swimming at lodge’s pool or work out in the health club. Dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge. (FB)

DAY 2 - Queen Elizabeth national park.

After an early morning warm up tea or coffee at 6:30am, you will be transferred for a game drive along Kasenyi tracks and Queens mile in search of animals like: lions, elephants, cape buffalos, warthogs, spotted hyenas, mangoose, waterbucks, kobs and, if lucky, the leopard, and over 606 bird species recorded here, then relax into the lunch break. After lunch, you will be transferred to enjoy a unique two hours boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. This cruise gives you a great opportunity for photography, bird watching and game viewing at close range. Return for an easy evening, dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge.

DAY 3 - Departure

After breakfast, transfer back to Kampala with your parked lunch via Fort Portal Mityana road through Kasese town as you enjoy great views of fabled Rwenzori Mountains with an opportunity to visit the Tooro kingdom palace for a cultural brief; proceed to visit Amabere ga Nyinamwuiru a famous cultural site attached to the Tooro kingdom where we will have our pick nick lunch. If time allows you may also visit the crater lakes before transferring back to Kampala.
  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)
  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)