The Queen Elizabeth National Park, is located in western Uganda and is also the country’s most visited park. It features deep green forests, a fresh water channel and open savannah plains dominated by acacia woodland. This park was named after Queen Elizabeth II of England after her visit in 1954 and it has since attracted tourists from all over the world.
Your 3 days Queen Elizabeth park safari is the perfect adventure to explore this hidden gem in western Uganda. From the comfort of our 4*4-wheel vehicle, you are able to meet some of the most outstanding animals here such as Savannah Elephants, Lions, Buffalo and Leopards. Queen Elizabeth is also home to the intriguing Chimpanzees and a number of birds as well.
On your 3 days Queen Elizabeth Safari Uganda, you get to experience the magic of an afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel. This 32km stretch of fresh water harbors almost half of the country’s Nile crocodile population and countless Hippos. Finish off this fun adventure trip with a visit to the pristine Katwe explosion crater lakes.
The first day of your 3 days Queen Elizabeth Park Safari will begin early with a pickup from Kampala or Entebbe International Airport by our experienced guide to transfer you to western Uganda. The journey often takes about 6 – 7 hours covering a distance of about 400 kilometers from Kampala to this beautiful national park.
The first stop will be at the Equator crossing in Kayabwe on Masaka road. Here you are able to carry out some tests to really prove that the Equator does cross through Uganda at this point. There are several shops at the Equator crossing displaying art-facts and souvenirs to carry back home from your 3 days Queen Elizabeth Uganda safari.
After a scenic drive through lush green country spread with long horned cattle and en-route lunch, arrive for the Queen Elizabeth Park Safari. You can now check into your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Begin your day with early morning breakfast as you prepare yourself for the adventure ahead. As you board our 4*4 wheel vehicle the guide will be explaining to you how the second day of the 3 days Queen Elizabeth Uganda safari will go. This park is home to 95 mammal species and the best way to see them is on a game drive.
The Kasenyi plains boost the largest concentration of wildlife in Queen Elizabeth Uganda, especially predators like Lions. On this game drive, you are expected to remain quiet as you observe animals such as Leopards, Zebras, Elephants and many more. Continue back to your lodge for lunch as you prepare for an afternoon boat cruise.
The Kazinga Channel is undeniably one of the greatest attractions on our 3 days Queen Elizabeth Park Safari. It is a 32km fresh water channel joining Lakes Edward and George. As you set off from the banks, you will start to notice Hippo heads emerging from the water along with some Nile crocodiles. After your boat cruise, return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Today is the last day of you 3 days Queen Elizabeth Uganda safari but the adventure is not quite done as you are yet to enjoy a scenic drive to the Katwe crater Lakes. These are crater lakes are famous for being the largest salt mine in Uganda. Apart from the scenery, Katwe is also a great spot to see Monkeys. The Baboon cliff offers great views across the park and the nearby horizons.
After your Crater Lake drive and scenic nature walk to the Baboon cliff, you are finally ready to leave Queen Elizabeth Uganda. Some en-route lunch will be arranged before continuing with the drive back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport in time for your flight back home.