Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Holiday Safari – $414 pp
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Our 3 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Tour is an engaging savannah safari package that will take you on exciting game drives through vast savannah plains. In the afternoon go on a boat ride to explore the wildlife on the lake shores. Queen Elizabeth National Park lies at an altitude of 1350m above sea level at the highest point and 910m at the lowest point and is possibly Uganda’s most popular National Park.
The park is endowed with a population of about 95 mammals and over 600 bird species with a fascinating history and magnificent scenery views of Mount Rwenzori (“mountains of the moon”).
The park‘s first name was Kazinga National Park and later christened Queen Elizabeth National park after Queen Elizabeth 11 ‘s visit.
Some of the activities and places to see on the 3 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Tour include: Kyambura Gorge a classic underground forest with lots of fauna and flora to marvel at for the nature lovers with several primate species that include chimpanzees.
The park offers opportunities to see lions, hyenas, hippopotamus, warthogs, elephants, Cape buffalo and more.
A boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel brings you to view hippos at close range, isolated cape buffalo on the channel’s banks, and elephants coming down to drink on a lucky day.
- Day 1: Entebbe – Queen Elizabeth Safari Park
- Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Day 3: Kyambura gorge chimp walk – Kampala/Entebbe
Day 1: Kampala-Queen Elizabeth Park
Arrive Entebbe on a morning flight to receive a warm welcome from your private 3 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Tour guide/driver. Head to Kampala for a stop to have coffee before embarking on the journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Stop over at the Equator crossing for photography and another stop at Agip Motel for a sumptuous lunch and an opportunity to taste local fruit. Thereafter drive to the park to stop at Bunyaruguru to watch a beautiful sunset on a sunny evening and enjoy the breath taking savannah scenery. Arrive the park in the evening for a sunset game drive.
Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge (High lodge) or Ihamba Lakeside safari Lodge (Moderate facility) or Simba Safari Camp (Budget facility)
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park
An early morning game drive along Kasenyi and Queens Mile provides good opportunities to encounter elephants, buffalo, water bucks, warthogs, lions, Uganda Kobs, and a variety of birds. Your Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Tour game drive will last up to about 4 hours and thereafter return to the lodge for refreshments and breakfast.
After lunch, a boat ride along the famous Kazinga channel is an opportunity to encounter hippopotamus, buffalo, elephants and many more. The boat trip also takes visitors to see a variety of countless bird species.
Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge (High lodge) or Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge (Moderate facility) or Simba Safari Camp (Budget facility)
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Kyambura gorge chimp walk – Kampala/Entebbe
After breakfast, head to Kyambura gorge for a chimpanzee walk in the gorge, the primates here are unpredictable but the walk is definitely awesome and offers chances to see and watch several primate species and magnificent flora.
Return from Kyambura gorge and continue to Entebbe to end the Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Tour with a lunch stopover along the way and another stop at the equator to look around the curio shops for possible souvenirs to take home. You will be dropped off at the airport for a night flight home.
Meal plan: breakfast & Lunch
End of Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Tour package
This Safari Package Includes
- Transportation by 4×4 Wheel-drive safari vehicle.
- Ground transport throughout the safari
- Accommodation and meals as per the safari program
- The services of an English speaking driver/guide
- Drinking water
- Game drives
- Park entrance fees
- Boat ride along the Kazinga Channel
- One Kyambura Chimpanzee permit
- Ranger fees
The Safari Exclusions
The expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, soda/alcoholic drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, and porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills.
- 2 travelers – $788 pp
- 3 travelers – $668 pp
- 4 travelers – $608 pp
- 5 travelers – $572 pp
- 6 travelers – $536 pp
- 2 travelers -$698 pp
- 3 travelers -$579 pp
- 4 travelers- $518 pp
- 5 travelers -$482 pp
- 6 travelers -$414 pp