Queen Elizabeth Safari

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Daily Tour 3 days 2 nights
Kampala, Uganda Entebbe, Kampala, Queen Elizabeth N. Park

This is a 3 day Uganda safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park. This 3 day Queen Elizabeth National Park safari offers the best chance to explore Queen Elizabeth Park. 

This Uganda safari tour gives you a chance to enjoy a fantastic game drive in search for African lions. You will also be looking for large herds hippos, Elephants, buffaloes, warthogs, Antelopes, etc. 

You cannot miss the amazing boat cruise on Kazinga channel. That marks the climax of this Uganda safari holiday

You may want to get up close and candid with our relatives. Oh Yes! Chimps are here and in plenty. Why not go chimp trekking in Uganda at Kyambura gorge or Kalinzu forest?

About Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is Uganda’s most popular tourist destination. The park’s diverse ecosystems include sprawling savanna grassland. You will not miss shady, humid forests, sparkling lakes and fertile wetlands. This makes it the ideal habitat for classic big game. There are ten primate species including chimpanzees and over 600 species of birds.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is set against the backdrop of the jagged Rwenzori Mountains. The park’s magnificent vistas include dozens of enormous craters. Thy are carved into rolling green hills. 

The park enjoys panoramic views of the Kazinga Channel. The banks of the channel are lined with hippos, buffalo and elephants. 

On the southern tip is the endless Ishasha plains. Here the fig trees hide lions ready to pounce on herds of unsuspecting Uganda kob.

Queen Elizabeth National Park has a fascinating cultural history. This combines well with its outstanding wildlife attractions. 

 There are many opportunities for visitors to meet the local communities. Here you will enjoy storytelling, dance, music and more. 

The gazettement of the park has ensured the conservation of its ecosystems. This in turn benefits the surrounding communities.

Queen Elizabeth National Park Accommodation

There are several types of Queen Elizabeth National Park Accommodation. The choice for the 3 day Queen Elizabeth National Park safari is on you. The types will depend on your taste or style and budget. For this safari though, we have several Queen Elizabeth safari lodges that we use. Among these, our choice would be Mazike Lodge. It is good to note that all the lodges we have listed here are of the same standard. below is a list of the lodges we use for this Uganda safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park:

1. Mazike Lodge

Mazike Valley Lodge is the former Kyambura Game Lodge. This is a small, private and exclusive lodge in QENP. The Lodge has undergone an extensive refurbishment. It has re-branded to the NEW Mazike Valley Lodge.

The Lodge is up on the walls of Queen Elizabeth National Park. It comes with opulent cottages that offers breathtaking views. You can also see the Maramagambo Forest and the Kazinga Channel in the horizons.

The cottages are spacious with king or twin beds. They have elegant dug in bathtubs, showers and flash toilets. There are vanities and wash basins with hot water throughout the day.

2. Mweya Safari Lodge

Mweya Safari Lodge is on a peninsula within the heart of the Queen Elizabeth National Park. It is surrounded by the magical Rwenzori Mountains – the ‘Mountains of the Moon’. 

Mweya Safari Lodge offers visitors a spectacular experience of luxury in the wilderness.

Each room at Mweya Safari Lodge has a breathtaking view of the Kazinga channel. You can watch the forest hogs grazing the grass outside, as well as the odd curious hippo! 

The cuisine is of the highest quality. They present a range of exquisite Continental, Indian and International cuisine.

3. Elephant hab Lodge

Elephant Hab Lodge is a spacious haven. It is at the shoulders of the famous Kyambura Gorge. This is about 400 metres from Kyambura Trading Centre.

The lodge offers visitors an unforgettable experience. It has stunning vistas of Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will enjoy luxurious lodging in the expansive cottages.  

 The lodge is at the edge of the famed Queen Elizabeth National Park. This makes it one of the best lodges with a view to kill for. 

It’s not just a lodge, it’s a hub of elephants that will saunter by the patio of your lodge. This is where luxury meets elegance on an African expedition.

Elephant Hab Lodge rooms consists of medium and high-end expansive cottages. The rooms offer privacy and tranquillity. They are grass-thatched and built right at the edge of the Kyambura gorge. This is the gives the saying a view to kill for a whole new meaning. 

From your balcony, you will enjoy the stunning views of Queen Elizabeth National Park. An occasional monkey will saunter by your cottage. The cottages are en suite with twin-beds. they are all weaved in an indigenous African style to give it distinctiveness.

Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari Outline

Day 1: Morning departure to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Game drive on arrival with overnight at your lodge.

Day 2: Early morning game drive with an afternoon boat. Night game drive with overnight at your lodge.

 Day 3: Early breakfast, chimp trek and drive back to Kampala

Why Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari?

  1. Enjoy yourself trekking 4 of the big five. You may see the lion, leopard, buffaloes and Elephant
  2. You will be supporting the local community. 20% of the park’s entrance fee funds local community projects. The projects include building clinics and schools
  3. You will help feed a family today. Your payments cater for salaries to those employed directly and indirectly
  4. Help protect our heritage and wildlife through conservation
  5. Trace the footsteps of some of the world’s great leaders like Queen Elizabeth II. 

Queen Elizabeth National Park safari Highlights:

  • Track 4 of the big five animals
  • Great Scenery including the the Rwenzori Mountain ranges
  • Game tracking including search for carnivores like lions
  • Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel
  • Chimpanzee tracking

Detailed Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Start Your 3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari

Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Your 3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park safari starts from Kampala. The Pearl of Africa safari driver guide will meet you at your hotel in Kampala. He will brief you on this 3 day Uganda safari tour. Leave Kampala at 0730 hrs and heading west. 

Your safari will take a stop at the Equator. Here you get the opportunity for great photo moments. You will also see the Equator experiments to show you what happens in each hemisphere. 

Proceed to Igongo Cultural centre where you will stop for lunch. This is before you drive through to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Upon arrival. drive to the traditional salt industries. Here you will observe mining taking place and tour around the Crater Lake region.

With game drive en route proceed to your Queen Elizabeth National Park accommodation. You will have dinner and overnight at Mazike Lodge.

Day 2: Game viewing drive and Boat cruise on Kazinga channel

Queen Elizabeth National Park

Your 3 Day Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park starts early. You will rise up to a cup of tea or coffee before venturing out to the jungle. 

You will be looking out for the big game and small game within and without the park. On top of the list include jackals, Bush bucks, forest hogs, leopards and buffaloes. You may be looking for elephants, lions, Uganda Kob, bush pigs among others. 

Return back to the lodge for a late breakfast. You will have time to relax at the poolside and wait for lunch at your lodge. 

In the afternoon head to a fantastic launch cruise on the Kazinga channel. You will be looking out for beautiful bird viewing and big game. The likes of buffaloes, hippos, Elephants, crocodiles, among others.

Later, embark on an evening game drive as you head back to your lodge. Dinner and overnight will be at Mazike Lodge.

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking, Departure

Queen Elizabeth National Park to Kampala

Start your day on Queen Elizabeth National Park safari with breakfast. After breakfast head to Kyambura gorge or Kalinzu Forest for a nature walk. 

These are homes to primates like Chimpanzees, Baboons, monkeys and many more. The star attraction for this tour is chimpanzee trekking in Uganda. Expect also to see different types of trees on which forest elephants feed. 

You will then head to Maramagambo forest. Here is to watch out more animals en route. 

You will leave with a stop for lunch on the along the way. 

You will reach Kampala late afternoon with a drop off at your hotel.

End of Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari

3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park safari includes:
  • Airport transfers
  • Transportation by safari van
  • Game drives
  • Boat ride
  • Bird watching
  • Chimp permit
  • Visit Lake Katwe.
  • Nature walks
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Driver allowances
  • Park entrance
  • En-route lunches
  • Visit the equator and Igongo cultural Centre.
3 Day Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park excludes.
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Air fare
  • Visa
  • Drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guides
  • Telephone
  • Porter fee while trekking
  • Insurance

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