Queen Elizabeth national park is the second largest national park in Uganda and a renowned UNESCO heritage site with remarkable biodiversity. The flora and fauna in this park is inspiring and it boasts an amazing ecosystem. A game drive in Queen Elizabeth Safari Park is a true discovery and a launch cruise on the world famous Kazinga channel is incomparable. This 3 days safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park grants you a real opportunity to explore its vastness and all its delights.
Day 1: Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Have breakfast and drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Accessing the park from Kampala is either on tarmac through Mbarara (420 kms) or Fort Portal via Kasese (410kms). The park is 5 to 6 hours from Kampala on tarmac road via Mbarara.
Following Mbarara highway, you will have a stopover at the equator for photography and lunch in Mbarara municipality. Continue with the journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park arriving in the afternoon and embark on an afternoon / evening game drive. This however, will require earl morning departure from Kampala.
The game drive will enable you to see wildlife in its natural setting for example buffalo, elephants and other animals that dwell in the grassland thickets of the Northern Kazinga close to Mweya. The most accessible spot for lions is in the eastern part of Kasenyi plains and the Kasese road where they prey on the big inhabitants of Uganda Kobs. Dinner and overnight at Engazi Game Lodge or Mweya Safari Lodge.
Day 2: Game Drive and Launch Cruise
You will have breakfast and embark on a morning game drive in the Kasenyi sector where you will encounter lots of both small and big game and in the afternoon; go for a launch cruise along the kazinga channel – renowned for its high crocodile concentration and here you may spot various water birds and animals as they come down to drink and bathe. Dinner and overnight at the lodge as above.
Day 3: Back to Kampala and Departure
After breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala with a stopover for lunch in Mbarara town and at the equator for photography and the experiment if missed on day 1. Proceed to Kampala arriving late afternoon. Drop off at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe airport for your onward flight.
End of the Queen Elizabeth Uganda Safari
This 3 days Queen Elizabeth safari can be customised to your preferences including adding more days and activities! Please inquire now to request for a free quotation and more information about visiting Queen Elizabeth national park.