3 Days Wildlife Safari Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park Tree Climbing lion Safari

Queen Elizabeth has personally been on Uganda safari to Queen Elizabeth National park and had a trip to this Park thus the park got its name after her visit. Wildlife Safari trip in Queen Elizabeth Park -the heart of Africa.

The Uganda trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park covers  the African savannah, Kazinga Channel, Tree climbing lions safari in the Ishasha plains, Kyambura Gorge known for Chimpanzee tracking safaris,   crater lakes, Lake George and Lake Edward, Maramagambo  and of course lots of wildlife  like lions, Leopards,  Elephants, Hyenas, Bush pigs, Monkeys, Warthogs, antelopes of different kids, Hippopotamus, Crocodiles, over 600 birds species most of them nesting on the Kazinga channel , bat caves, primates , butterflies and in the distance is a  scenic view of  the tallest mountain range in Africa, the Rwenzori with its snowcapped peaks and glaciers, it is simply stunning  picture.

The 3 day Uganda Wildlife safari can be combined with Gorilla Tracking at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park

Day 1:  Kampala / Queen Elizabeth safari

See the Topi and Kob at Queen Elizabeth National ParkThis marks the beginning of your 3 day Queen Elizabeth Uganda wildlife Safari. An early morning start at around 7:00am with departure from Kampala with your English Speaking Driver -guide in a 4*4 Safari Vehicle in good condition. Grace your journey as you drive through some of Uganda’s most beautiful countryside arriving at Queen Elizabeth in time for lunch.  Its check in time to the lodging of your choice at Queen Elizabeth Park.

A delicious lunch and relaxation.  If you are staying at Luxury Mweya safari Lodge there is a swimming pool where you can go swimming, but let the realizations set in that you are on your African Queen Elizabeth 3 Day Wildlife Safari even though you are in the luxury accommodation facilities.

You will carry out the  first game drive this afternoon expect to see the animals and birds of Queen Elizabeth National Park since many animals and birds refer  to the park as their home .  When one mentions game drive, it is slow in order not to miss out anything that the park has to offer you. A well experienced safari guide is on board who knows  the birds, reptiles, plants and trees ,  animals from the lovable warthogs with their tails raised , to the giant African Elephant, then the king of the beasts, hug  Lion, warthog.  Don’t close your eyes, keep the cameras on standby ready to take quality pictures for your Africa photographic safaris.

Delicious dinner and overnight at the lodging of your Choice and a quiet evening overlooking the savannah, a crater lake, Kazinga channel if you are staying at luxury Mweya safari lodge other options include Ihamba safari lodge , budget  Simba safari lodge, Mweya hostel, Kyambura Game lodge it all  depends  on where you are staying.

Budget Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth safari camp or Mweya Hostel
Moderate Accommodation:  Simba safari camp, Ihamba safari Lodge
Luxury Accommodation:  Mweya safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge.

Day 2: Morning game drive and Kazinga Channel boat trip

This morning you do not have to expect a smell of breakfast while  on this safari in the heart of Africa (Queen Elizabeth National park) as you are awaken by the staff on duty at your lodge in Queen Elizabeth safari park .It is off to take a   sunrise game drive meeting some of the early risers. As you drive along expect to find herds of Elephants walking across the game viewing track ahead of you.  A pair of lions in the distant savannah grass.  Buffaloes grazing in the early morning hour.  Birds and butterflies flying here and there.   This morning game track may last for approximately 1/2 to 3 hours but you won’t even realize that time has gone by.

It’s time to return to your safari lodge here at Queen Elizabeth, have fun with some unscheduled time and then it is time for lunch after which See hippos thrashing the water at Kazinga Channelyou are off on a boat cruise trip along the Kazinga Channel where you will see  hippos and more hippos call this their home.  In between are hundreds of birds of all type, some elephants and of course more and more hippos, and elephants crocodiles and buffaloes.  It is simply a stunning, slow boat ride that usually is one of the highlights of a Uganda game viewing safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Its dinner time and your last night under the African star at your accommodations in Queen Elizabeth filled sky as you sit outside quietly with all the memories of the day’s activities having  it all in the wilderness.

Budget Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth safari camp or Mweya Hostel
Moderate Accommodation:  Simba safari camp, Ihamba safari Lodge
Luxury Accommodation:  Mweya safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge.

Day 3: Travel back to Kampala 

A relaxed and worthy taking breakfast since this will mark your last day of your Africa safari. The sad part of this day is check out time and our drive back to Kampala begins with lunch in Mbarara and onward to Masaka- Kampala, a stop at the Equator for some craft shopping , photo taking and we will continue to Kampala reaching in the evening.

If you still have time you may extend this Uganda safari to 4 days and carry out the chimpanzee tracking experience in Queen Elizabeth National park Kyambura Gorge and Ishasha tree climbing lion tracking.

Safari Price-includes: Transport including fuel and English Speaking driver -all park fees, Water, game drives, boat launch trip, accommodation and all food.  The price excludes -Air tickets, Tips to the staff, alcoholic beverages and drinks, laundry, or any other purchases of personal nature.

 

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