3 Days Wildlife Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Highlights

  • Boat cruise
  • Game drives
  • Scenic Landscapes
  • Equator

Overview

This tour takes you to Uganda’s most visited national park, inhabiting elusive and rare wildlife species such as the rare tree-climbing lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards. Four of the big five mammals are likely to be spotted here.
Other animals common here include warthogs, hippos, crocodiles, Uganda Kobs, Topis, waterbucks, bushbucks, Oribis, among others. More bird species can be seen while on the game drive and boat cruise during this safari, migratory birds can be seen like the terns, pelicans and flamingos. The journey to and from rewards you with beautiful scenery ranging from terraced hills, valleys, plantations, Uganda equator, Rwenzori ranges among others. Enjoy your safari!

This tour takes you to Uganda’s most visited national park, inhabiting elusive and rare wildlife species such as the rare tree-climbing lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards. Four of the big five mammals are likely to be spotted here.

  • Day 1 - Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

    Depending on the agreed point of pick up, meet and greet with your assigned guide / driver and receive a simple briefing about the safari and Uganda at large. The driver-guide quickly takes you to Queen Elizabeth National Park via the Masaka-Mbarara-Kasese highway. This journey exposes you to Uganda equator which is an excellent stopover for photography and coffee.
    While at this point, take photos and you can support the locals by purchasing some souvenirs like handmade crafts. Later proceed, have lunch in Mbarara and find your way to your final destination. Queen Elizabeth National Park starts appealing in your sight as soon as you enter its premises with roaming wildlife such as Elephants, buffalos, antelopes among others. Arrive late evening and head for your accommodation for relaxation.

  • Day 2 - Queen Elizabeth National Park exploration – Game drive and boat cruise

    This will be a great day of creating memories where you spend the whole day exploring the park with rewarding game drives and a boat cruise. You will have game drive in the morning either in areas of Kasenyi plains or Mweya peninsular which is highly concentrated with wildlife.
    During a morning game drive, animals that maybe spotted include Elephants, lions, leopards, waterbucks, oribis, olive baboons, warthogs, Uganda kobs, buffaloes, and topi among others. A game drive normally lasts for only 2 to 4 hours and after return for break at the lodge followed by lunch.
    Head to Kazinga channel that inhabits hippos and crocodiles but animals like elephants, buffalos, antelopes, warthogs are normally spotted on its banks. Also, birds are spotted mostly water birds like fish eagles, African mourning dove, hammerkops, pelicans, terns among others. Retire after three hours of boat cruise along the waters of Kazinga channel.

  • Day 3 - Transfer back to Kampala

    Have an early morning game drive for a chance of spotting the missed wildlife and after head back to the lodge for breakfast and check out. This time you will pass via Fort portal where you will have a chance to view the Rwenzori ranges covered with glaciers, the tea plantations of Fort Portal, natural forest of Kibale and Matiri reserve.
    You will have stopovers and the major ones will be on the roadside local markets and another one to take your lunch in Mubende town. You will then drop at the agreed point or at the airport. This will mark the end of your 3 days wildlife safari.

  • Game drive and entry fees
  • Boat cruise experience
  • Accommodation for 2 nights on full board
  • Transportation in a 4WD safari vehicle
  • Guide fees
  • Any activity / service mentioned as optional
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Flight tickets
  • Visa
  • All other personal experiences

Important Information

Standard safaris Ltd stands out as an expert designer of authentic trips to Uganda and entire East African region. We are experienced in translating into reality, your natural desires to discover a country unknown by its nature and to meet local people, sometimes off the beaten paths safely.

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Dates & Availability

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  • February 2023
  • March 2023
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Upcoming departures
  • Tuesday
    February 21 2023
    Thursday
    February 23 2023
    Total $577 $574
  • Wednesday
    March 22 2023
    Friday
    March 24 2023
    Total $577 $595
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