03 days Queen Elizabeth national park tour

03 days Queen Elizabeth national park tour

Queen Elizabeth national park tour
Queen Elizabeth national park tour

Queen Elizabeth national park tour

Start/End: Kampala
Duration: 3 Days
Activity: Savannah game drives, Launch trips, Birding
Destinations: Queen Elizabeth national park

Queen Elizabeth Park is truly a medley of wonders set against the backdrop of the Rwenzoris with sprawling Savannah, humid forests, Classic big game, sparkling lakes, panoramic views of Kazinga channel and dozens of enormous craters.

TOUR DESCRIPTION

This tour will take you to Queen Elizabeth National Park believed to be Uganda’s most popular tourist destination. With boat trips along the 40 km Kazinga Channel, a meandering drive among spectacular volcanic craters, lion viewing on the Kasenyi plains and game drives beneath the vast skies of the remote wilderness of Ishasha, Queen Elizabeth National Park has plenty to interest any visitor. Also you won’t miss to view of the Rwenzori Mountains while in the park.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kampala / Entebbe International Airport
  • Kazinga Channel
  • Queen Elizabeth national park
  • Volcanic craters
  • The view of the Rwenzori mountains
  • The Equator

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1: Drive to Queen Elizabeth national park

The safari begins and ends from Kampala or Entebbe. Our guide/driver picks you at 8:00 am from your hotel or residence then drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. After about 5 hours driving, you stop for lunch in the cozy town Fort Portal. Queen Elizabeth is Uganda’s second largest park and is located base of the majestic Rwenzori Mountain range, adjacent to Lake Edward and Lake George. The park has prolific game, including Gazelle, Uganda Kob, Warthog and Waterbuck; Lions are often sighted both in and at the entrance to the park. Be prepared for huge numbers of Hippo and Elephant, and keep your eyes peeled for a Leopard lazing in the sunshine. Your lodge is located on the edge of Queen Elizabeth National Park, overlooking the spectacular Kazinga Channel. Watch wildlife at the waterhole from your own private verandah and fall asleep to the roaring of Lions on the distant savannah. This truly is Africa! Time permitting; you will go for a short game-drive into the park.
Accommodation at Kasenyi Safari Camp (Comfort), Mweya Safari Lodge(Luxury)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth national park.

After an early breakfast, you go for an early morning long game drive at 6.30 a.m. in time to see the sun rise. You will search for all the wildlife in the park; Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Water buck, Leopard, Uganda Kob, Warthog, etc. After lunch, you will take a boat trip along the Kazinga Channel. Here, you will see a lot of hippos (more than you can possibly imagine!), as well as a variety of other animals which come to the waterhole to drink or bathe. You can expect to see: Buffalo, Crocodile, bathing Elephant, and a range of beautiful birds. This will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your tour. After the boat-safari you game drive back to the lodge.
Accommodation at Kasenyi Safari Camp (Comfort), Mweya Safari Lodge(Luxury)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Queen Elizabeth to Kampala/Entebbe

After breakfast you continue your drive back to Kampala or Entebbe (Airport). Of course you stop at the equator, the best place for your souvenir shopping. Your driver/guide will bring you to your accommodation in Kampala/Entebbe or to Entebbe Airport (this is only possible if your flight leaves at mid-night or later). Accommodation for tonight is not inclusive in the program. In case you wish us to include one (or more) nights in Kampala and/or Entebbe, please let us know.
Meal plan: Breakfast & Lunch

End of tour

INCLUDED

  • Transport in a 4WD vehicle with pop-up roof.
  • All fuel for the tour
  • English speaking Ugandan driver/guide.
  • Accommodation and Meals on Full Board (Breakfast Lunch and Dinner)
  • Park-entrance fees for all National parks
  • All activities described in the itinerary
  • Drinking water throughout the safari.

NOT INCLUDED

  • International air fares
  • Entry visa Uganda
  • Meals that are not part of your accommodation.
  • A porter for during the gorilla tracking’s (someone who carries your daypack).
  • Personal (medical/travel) insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.
  • All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.)
Kazinga Channel - Queen Elizabeth national park, Launch trips
queen elizabeth National park hippos
queen elizabeth National park tree climbing lions
Uganda Equator
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