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4 Days Queen Elizabeth Park Safari in Uganda Tour, Queen Elizabeth National Park

4 Days Queen Elizabeth Park Safari in Uganda Tour – Overview.

The 4 days Queen Elizabeth Park Safari is a 3nights/4 day Queen Elizabeth national park wildlife viewing safari in Uganda tour with Ishasha sector covers the extensive exploration of Queen Elizabeth National Park with a game viewing drive in Kasenyi sector in the northeast of the park, Mweya peninsular channel track game drive in the north.

The 4 days Queen Elizabeth Park safari takes you for a Kazinga Channel boat safari offers amazing wildlife and the sip on the waters of the Kazinga channel and water birds, fishermen on their villages as well as amazing views of the Rwenzori mountains and Dr. Congo, before proceeding far south to Ishasha sector for a game drive in search of tree climbing lions and other Savannah animals.

The sightseeing of fascinating landscapes including the Rwenzori Mountains, lush tea estates, Crossing the equator twice, villages, and small towns combine to make the safari much more exciting.

4 Days Queen Elizabeth Park Safari in 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: Whole day game drive in the Ishasha sector in search of tree climbing lions
  • Day 4: Another game morning drive or Optional Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge/Kalinzu Forest Reserve and transfer back to Kampala / Entebbe via Mbarara

4 Days Queen Elizabeth Park Safari in 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, Mid-range: Enganzi Game Lodge, Luxury: Mazike Valley Lodge

Day 3: Whole Day Game Drive in Ishasha Sector in Search of Tree Climbing Lions

Transfer to Ishasha sector in the south of Queen Elizabeth National Park 2 hours’ drive from upper Queen.

Engage in an extensive game drive in search of tree climbing lions along with other wild game. Ishasha sector has fig trees with low lying branches which lions tend to climb presenting unique sights and picturesque moments.

Enjoy lunch in this section of the park, and return to the upper queen in the evening.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Mihingo Safari Lodge, Mid-range / Standard: Rwakobo Rock, Budget / Basic: Eagles Nest Mburo

Day 4: 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 4 Days Queen Elizabeth Park Safari in Uganda Tour.

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