A 3 Days Queen Elizabeth Safari Uganda
The 3 days Queen Elizabeth safari tour is one of the most amazing Uganda safaris with activities including a game drive, boat cruise and chimps trekking. You will drive into the park in search of wild animals and later in the day enjoy a mesmerising Kazinga Channel boat cruise plus chimpanzee tracking adventure in Kyambura gorge. These are some of the major Uganda safari and tours activities done in the vast park.
The park is one of the biggest in Uganda also offers chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge, a portion of it, game drive for tree-climbing lions in its famous Ishasha Sector, Nature walks in Maramagambo Forest and Community tours in Katwe Salt lake among others. About 100 mammal species plus around 606 categories of birds live in this Uganda’s second largest park.
The park has lots of hippos, lions, leopard, huge forest hogs as well as Uganda kobs. These creatures decorate the areas of the superlative Mweya Peninsula that offers attractive waterside locale within the shades of Rwenzori Mountains. The park has also has enough crater lakes that are often visited by birds and animals for water.
Detailed 3 Days Uganda Safari to Queen Elizabeth Park
During this Uganda Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park, you will do a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel, game drive adventure and a visit to Kyambura gorge for a memorable chimpanzee trekking.
Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari Highlights:-
- Game Viewing Uganda Safari
- Boat cruise on the beautiful Kazinga Channel
- Chimpanzee Tracking Safari in Kyambura Gorge
Detailed Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Drive to Elizabeth National Park
After an early morning breakfast start your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park in western Uganda. Have a stopover at the Uganda Equator and do a brief photo taking. Proceed to and have lunch in Mbarara town from where you will continue to the Park. The park is one of the outstanding treasures of Uganda and named after Queen Elizabeth II when she visited Uganda in 1954.
Queen Elizabeth Park covers an area of 1,978 sq kms between two big lakes, Lake George and Lake Edward as well as the 34 kms long Kazinga Channel. As you get into the park you will be able to see the escapements of Rwenzori Mountain Crater Lakes, rift valley and several animals in the park plains. The park prides itself in animals like lions, elephants, buffaloes, Kobs, bush bucks, water bucks, warthogs and leopard but among other. Meals and overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge, Enganzi Lodge or Ihamba Safari Lodge on full board.
Day 2: Early morning Game Drive, evening Boat Cruise
You will have a cup of African tea early in the morning and move out for a dawn game drive to catch up with early risers. You will meet with animals including among others buffaloes, water bucks, warthogs, variety of birds, lions, Uganda kobs and many more. Over 95 species of mammals and 600 species of birds are found in the park as per records.
After a game drive, return to the lodge for breakfast followed by relaxation. After lunch later, you will set off for an afternoon/evening boat cruise along Kazinga channel. As you enjoy a Kazinga Channel boat voyage, you will most likely buffaloes close to the water, hippos, elections, dozens of pied kingfishers and Pelicans among others. Return to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Morning Chimps Tracking, return to Kampala.
Wake up in time to take chimpanzee tracking safari in Kyambura Gorge. After, a chimps tracking, take a mid morning breakfast, check out and start a drive to Kampala. Have lunch in Mbarara town and continue to Kampala where you arrive in the evening. This Uganda wildlife tour ends.
This Uganda Safari package includes the following:-
• Transport in a 4×4 WD safari vehicle from Entebbe International Airport/Kampala and back
• Lunch meals en route plus water on the safari
• 2 hours boat cruise on the magnificent Kazinga channel
• Driver guide’s allowances
• All park fees and activities including game drives
• A chimpanzee safari walk in Kyambura gorge
• Igongo Cultural visit
• Full Board accommodation as per the safari programme
However, the safari package excludes personal expenses like as laundry, drinks, telephone, tips, cigars and many others.
For maximum enjoyment of the Queen Elizabeth National Park tour, get to know more about what to pack for an african safari. The safari packages will be determined by mainly the activities you are going to do as per your itinerary.
Related Uganda Safaris by number of days
- 3 days safari to Murchison Falls National Park
- 3 Days gorilla tour to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
- 3 Days gorilla safari to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
- 3 Days chimpanzee tracking tour to Kibale National Park
- 3 Days Gorilla habituation Experience in Bwindi forest.
Attractions in Queen Elizabeth National Park
When you take up a safari to this park, you will likely do a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel, a game drive around Kasenyi area and chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura gorge. However, the park has many other attractions including the crater lakes, Maramagambo forest, Lake Edward and Lake Gorge. The spectacular Mweya Peninsula and the Ishasha Sector famous for the tree climbing lions are all found in this gigantic park.