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3 Days Queen Elizabeth Tour

The three days Uganda Safari gives a wonderful introduction to some of the great reasons why Uganda was dubbed the pearl of Africa by Winston Churchill. The trip takes you to the most visited national park in Uganda because of its vast wildlife that call it a home. Queen Elizabeth national park was named after Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, following her visit to the park in 1954.

A safari in Queen Elizabeth exposes you to various wildlife species like the buffalos, elephants, tree climbing lions in Ishasha sector, warthogs, banded mongoose, Uganda Kobs and antelopes among others. It also gives you a chance to have a launch cruise on the famous Kazinga Channel, joining lakes – Edward and George. This channel is believed to have the biggest concentration of Hippos in the world.

Itinerary Breakdown


Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 2: Morning game drive and a launch cruise along Kazinga channel
Day 3: Kasoga community walk and transfer back to Kampala

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Early morning after breakfast, be picked up by a knowledgeable and experienced tour guide from the airport or the lodge where you will have spent the previous night and start on the journey to Queen Elizabeth national park in western Uganda.
The journey itself is an experience of its own, you will have a stopover at the equator line that divides the world into two hemispheres and experience the water experiment that shows how water swirls to different directions in the opposite hemispheres.
Have a lunch stopover in Mbarara at Igongo cultural center or Agip motel and proceed directly to the park. On the way you will have views of the beautiful sceneries of Bunyaruguru hills, explosion craters and stunning views of Rwenzori Mountain.
Accommodation:
Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge
Midrange: Ihamba Safari Lodge
Budget: Pumba Safari cottages

Day 2: Morning game drive and a launch cruise along Kazinga channel.
Have a morning game drive through the park to see the beautiful landscape of the park featured with numerous crater lakes curled in the valleys of small hills in the park. The savanna landscape that homes more than 70 mammal species like the elephants, buffaloes, Oribis, warthogs, lions, bushbucks, waterbucks, Uganda Kobs and many others which you can’t miss to spot on a game drive.

The afternoon will be occupied by a launch cruise along Kazinga channel that connects Lake Edward to Lake George. This is one of the longest water channels in Africa and its shores are populated by several huge hippos, elephants that come over to cool themselves, other wildlife looking for water as well as various bird species. Actually it’s one of the famous birding spots in Uganda.
Accommodation:
Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge
Midrange: Ihamba Safari Lodge
Budget: Pumba Safari cottages

Day 3: Kasoga community walk and transfer back to Kampala.
After morning breakfast, proceed to the shores of Lake George and engage in a mid-morning community walk to explore the lives of the fishermen and pastoralists in this area. Retreat after and transfer back to Kampala along Kasese-Fort portal road and with an Enroute lunch, travel directly to Kampala or directly to the airport in Entebbe to catch up with a departure flight.

End of Tour

Inclusive

  • Entrance fees to the park
  • A professional English speaking guide.
  • Nature/community walks and wildlife viewing
  • 4WD Vehicle and all ground transfers.
  • Drinking water in the vehicle.
  • Game viewing.
  • Boat cruise along Kazinga channel.
  • Accommodation on full board.
  • All activities as per your itinerary
  • EXCLUSIONS:

  • Tips and gratuities – for the driver guide, rangers, restaurant attendants, etc.
  • Visas and international flight tickets
  • Souvenirs/ craft shopping
  • Any other activity / services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Optional activities
  • Services of personal nature; like laundry, phone bills, alcohol / wine, etc.
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