Encounter Africa Safaris organizes Queen Elizabeth Safaris in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Regarded as the second biggest conservation area after Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the best places to enjoy a wildlife safari in Uganda. Check out our Queen Elizabeth Safaris for details.
Summary of our 3 Day Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari
- Day 01: Drive from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth NP. Evening game drive
- Day 02: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise
- Day 03: Morning game drive and depart for Kampala.
Things To Consider
- Accommodation is Inclusive
- Small Group Safari: Max 6 People per group
- Tour Can Depart any day
- Tour can be customized
- Solo travelers can join this tour
- Age Limit: 12 years and above
- You’ll be picked up from the airport (or hotel)
- Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost
Day 1: Begin your 3 Day Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari
You will be picked from your lodge early morning to drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Encounter Africa Safari guide will first brief you on what to expect, drive time and ensure that you have the right gear for your 3 Day Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari. This journey will take you through small towns along Kampala-Mbarara road. You will have an opportunity to see royal drum makers along the way, small markets and a stop at the Equator for stretching and photography will be worthwhile. Lunch will be served en route and then proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a short relaxation and an evening game drive if time allows. Drive time: Approximately 6-7 hours Lodging: Bush Lodge or similar Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon Kazinga Boat cruise
After an early morning cup of coffee or tea, you will drive to Kasenyi plains for your game drive design for you on this 3 Day Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari. Kasenyi plains boost of several wild animals whose chance of seeing them depends on your luck of the day. On a good day, you may spot big cats like lions and leopards hunting, buffaloes, elephants, several antelopes, warthogs and other small mammals. Return to the lodge for lunch and then drive to Mweya peninsular for a two hour boat cruise on Kazinga channel. Kazinga channel has the highest concentration of hippos in the whole world, over 400 water bird species and is a place where most animals converge to drink water. You will have high chances of spotting hippos, birds, elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles and so much more. Retire to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Drive back to Kampala or Entebbe
Depending on your flight out of Uganda, you may decide to do another game drive before drive back to Entebbe. On the way, you may decide to stopover to view some crater lakes and the rift valley floor and escarpments arriving late afternoon in Kampala or Entebbe.