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3 Days Queen Elizabeth Park: Wildlife and Chimpanzees Safari

3 Days Queen Elizabeth Park Safari Uganda Tour – Overview

The 3 days Queen Elizabeth park safari Uganda tour is a 2 nights/3 days Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari in Uganda tour is a short but diverse Queen Elizabeth safari tour involving scenic drives marked with lush tea estates, Rwenzori Mountains, and two Equator crossings, extensive unique African wild game viewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park in Kasenyi sector and Kazinga Channel boat safari to see Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes, Antelopes, Leopards, birds scenic views of the Rwenzori mountains, etc. The optional Chimpanzee trekking on the last day makes the tour very diverse.

3 Days Queen Elizabeth Park Safari Uganda Tour – Highlights

  • Day 1: Pick up from Kampala / Entebbe at 7 am for Queen Elizabeth National Park via Fort Portal route. Enjoy views of Rwenzori Mountains & engage in Kasenyi sector game drive upon arrival
  • Day 2: Morning game drive in Kasenyi sector, afternoon Kazinga Channel boat safari & Channel track evening game drive en route to the lodge
  • Day 3: Another game morning drive or Optional Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge/Kalinzu Forest Reserve and transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe via Mbarara

3 Days Queen Elizabeth Park Safari Uganda Tour – Detailed Itinerary.

Day 1 : Pick up from Kampala / Entebbe at 7 am for Queen Elizabeth National Park via Fort Portal route.

Pick up from Kampala /Entebbe After breakfast at 6:30 am and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park via Fort Portal.

Enjoy the views of Mubende inselbergs, lush Tea estates, Fort Portal town where you will have lunch, and the famous Rwenzori Mountains – with snow peaks.

Enjoy an evening game drive in the Kasenyi sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park upon arrival before proceeding to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages, Mid-range: Enganzi Game Lodge, Luxury: Mazike Valley Lodge

Day 2 : Morning Game Drive in Kasenyi Sector, Afternoon Kazinga Channel Boat Safari & Channel Track Evening Game Drive En Route To The Lodge  

Undertake a game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park’s Kasenyi sector starting at 7 am looking out for Lions, Spotted Hyena, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo, Defassa water-buck, Topis, Uganda kobs among others.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is also home to 600 bird species some of which you can explore on this trip. The game drive lasts 3 – 4 hours.

In the afternoon, engage in the Kazinga Channel boat safari departing at 2 pm from Mweya. The cruise along the 45km long Kazinga channel lasts for 2 hours offers good views of Lake Edward, aquatics like Nile crocodiles, Hippos, water birds like Cormorants, African skimmers, a range of storks among others. The wild game tends to come to drink water from the channel and is amazing to explore.

Upon return, drive along the channel track with possibilities of exploring wild game en route to the lodge.

Accommodation: Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages, Midrange: Enganzi Game Lodge, Luxury: Mazike Valley Lodge

Day 3 : Another Game Morning Drive And Transfer Back To Kampala / Entebbe via Mbarara

This morning, you can choose to engage in an exciting Chimpanzee trekking (Optional) in either Kalinzu Forest Reserve or Kyambura gorge.

It’s an opportunity to explore the members of the Great Ape family spending 1 hour with them as they forage and socialize. The trek can last between 2 – 5 hours.

Alternatively, do another game drive in the park at a free cost and then transfer back to Kampala / Entebbe via Mbarara.

Enjoy views of Bunyaruguru crater field, Igara tea estates, traditional lunch stop at Igongo, and at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe for amazing photo shoots.

End of The 3 Days Queen Elizabeth Park Safari Uganda Tour.

Other Safari packages you might be interested in: 2 Days Lake Mburo, 3 Days Murchison Falls and 2 Days Queen Elizabeth.

Getting There

Safari Inclusions

Airport transfers Transportation by safari van Accommodation and meals as per itinerary Gorilla permits, one per person to be paid in advance Driver allowances En-route lunches Visit the equator and igongo cultural Center.

Safari Exclusions

personal nature expenses of excludes: laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, Air fare, Visa, drinks, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and cigarettes.

 

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