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3 DAYS QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

Explore African mammal species from elephants to hippos, African buffaloes, and more. On this 3 days safari to Queen Elizabeth national park, Uganda‚Äôs most visited park. The park was gazzated in 1952 and later renamed Queen Elizabeth after the visit of her majesty the Queen of England in 1954. An abundance wildlife thrives in its diverse 1,978 sq.km ecosystem. Characterized with sprawling savanna plains, sparkling volcanic crater filled lakes, thickets, tropical forests, and swamps. The park’s centerpiece is the Kazinga channel, which connects Lake Edward and Lake George. There are over 600 bird species including the Shoebill stork and 98 mammal species including the Tree Climbing Lions. A highlight of game viewing will be to take a bat cruise on the channel.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day One: Drive to Queen Elizabeth National park

Pick up from your guest house in Entebbe and drive along the Mityanan-Mubende-Kyenjonjo-Fort Portal-Kasese route. The drive is about 8 hours so we recommend that you plan your departure times as early as 7:00am. Then, you will have enough time for short breaks and create some time for an evening game drive.

The park is blessed with several tracks that a rich with abundant wildlife. While on a game drive, on a lucky day, you may be able to find several families of African Elephants, pride of lions. Spotting a leopard is always an advantage. Hot lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation: Aardvark Safari lodge/Bush Lodge
Meal Plan: Full board

Day Two: Morning Game drive and afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga channel.

After breakfast, you take on a game drive looking for wildlife. Queen Elizabeth national park is second largest and oldest national with over 600 bird species and with over 90 species of mammals, which makes it ideal for game viewing in Uganda.

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This park is blessed with big numbers of kobs and other antelopes, which sustain good numbers of predators such as lions, leopards, spotted hyenas. After your morning game drive, head back to lodge for hot lunch. Later, in the afternoon take a scheduled boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. Kazinga channel is famous for harboring the highest population of hippos on the African continent. Other wildlife can be sighted here including the African elephant, the Cape buffalo, water bucks, birds, and reptiles like the Nile crocodile. Dinner and overnight at the lodge in Kasenyi sector.

Accommodation: Aardvark Safari lodge/Bush Lodge
Meal Plan: Full board

Note: We prefer using Katungulu community boats to support the communities around the park

Day Three: Queen Elizabeth national park to Entebbe

After breakfast, we depart from Queen Elizabeth national park to Entebbe international airport for your out bound flight. This journey is about 7/8 hours with several stops for leg stretch and coffee break. However, if you have enough time, we have an extension of day and you track chimpanzees in either Kyamabura gorge or Kalinzu which are part of Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Those intending to have more adventures while in Kampala city or Entebbe can book the Shoebill excursion to Mabamba Swamp.

Accommodation: None
Meal Plan: Lunch en route

Included in the package costs

  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees and tax involved
  • 4×4 Safari customized vehicle with an English speaking guide
  • Drinking water
  • Activities mentioned in the itinerary

Excluded

  • Optional activities
  • Tips and gratuity
  • International tickets
  • Visa entry fees
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