This 3 Days Queen Elizabeth national park safari transfers you to Uganda’s popular and second biggest national park. Queen Elizabeth National Park boasts of unmatched scenery of grassy hills and beautiful crater lakes, immersed with a big volume and variety of animals and birds. It is ranked Uganda’s most popular national park for the best Uganda Safari experience. You get to enjoy the panoramic views of the Kazinga Channel whose banks host an array of animals and birds, and explore the major game trails for big game sightings and enjoy the breathtaking scenery.
Highlights of your 3 Day safari to Queen Elizabeth
- Boat ride along the Kazinga Channel
- Visit the Lake Katwe Tourism Center
- Early morning game drive for big game sightings
- Stopover at the Uganda Equator
Itinerary for the 3 Days Queen Elizabeth national park safari with a boat ride along the Kazinga channel
Day 1: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Prepare for pickup from your hotel or residence at exactly 7:00 am and start the drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. As you drive through Kiruhura, you stand a chance of sighting zebras, impalas & lots of crested cranes in Lake Mburo National Park that is situated along the Kampala – Mbarara highway. Get to Mbarara town for your lunch. Continue and get to Queen Elizabeth National Park amidst stunning views of grassy hills and beautiful craters. Get to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner
Travel Time: 7 Hours
Day 2: Early morning game drive and a Boat Ride along the Kazinga Channel
Have early morning breakfast and set out for the game drive by 6:30 am to catch up with the nocturnal and hunters before returning to their hideouts. Explore the Kasenyi track and Queen’s mile for big game sightings including lions, elephants, waterbucks, hyenas, jackals, buffaloes, several warthogs and baboons plus lots of birds. After more than 4 hours of wildlife sighting return to your lodge for lunch and relaxation.
Later set out for the 2 hours boat ride along the Kazinga Channel for a great opportunity to view lots of wildlife up close: hippos huff and spray barely a feet away from the boat, buffaloes linger in the shallows, crocodiles, monitor lizards, elephants, antelopes and cocktail of birds including pied and malachite kingfishers, cormorants, saddle billed stork, pink backed pelicans, and many others.
Return at about 5:00 pm and set out for a 1 hour tour of the Lake Katwe Tourism Center. You get to sight thousands of flamingos at Lake Manyanyange, and have a local experience at the salt mining centre & the fishing village.
Drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3: Early morning game drive and transfer back to Kampala
Wake up to yet another exciting game drive. Expect your game count to increase. Check out and return to Kampala and transfer to your hotel.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch
Travel Time: 7 Hours
What is included in the safari package
- Transport – tour vehicle, driver, fuel
- Full board accommodation for 2 nights
- All meals
- Bottled water
- Access fees
- Guide fees
- Activities – 2 game drives, boat ride, Lake Katwe tourism centre
- Gratitude and tipping
- Alcoholic drinks
- Travel insurance
- Curion shop purchases
- Phone bill and other personnal expenditure