Queen Elizabeth Safari Uganda Tour

 

QUEEN ELIZABETH UGANDA PARK SAFARI/3 DAYS - 2 NIGHTS

 

Day one: Uganda Safari to Queen Elizabeth
A morning pick up from Kampala to start the Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari. We drive through the city before a brief stop by the Uganda Equator to take pictures or shop for a souvenir. After lunch in Mbarara, the safari heads into the East African Rift valley before arriving in Queen Elizabeth National park.
After an evening game viewing safari around the Leoapard Loop and channel tracks, transfer to your accommodations for dinner and overnight at Jacana Safari Camp or Mweya Safari Lodge.
Meal Plan - Lunch and Dinner.
TRANSIT TIME 5 -6 HOURS.


Day Two: Uganda Wildlife tours
A morning wake up call for an an early morning cup of tea/coffee with pastries. Our morning safari of Queen ELizabeth National park starts around 6:30am. We depart for a sunrise game drive on the northerly parts of the park along the Kasenyi track. It is at this time that the Big Cats are active on their daily hunts. We will drive around the crater Lakes in search of Leopard, Lion, Hyena, Uganda Kob and other wildlife. Later, return for breakfast and relax by the pool. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise on the Kazinga for solitary Buffalo, Hippo and other animals at the edge of the channel as they cool off. European migrant birds like the terns and gulls congregate here in large flocks.
Dinner and overnight either at Jacana Camp or Mweya Safari Lodge.
Meal Plan - Lunch and Dinner.

 

Day Three: End of Uganda Tour
After a relaxed breakfast, the Queen Elizabeth Safari ends with a transfer to Kampala arriving in the early afternoon.
Meal Plan - Breakfast and Lunch.
TRANSIT TIME 6 HOURS

 


Group Size

Price per person

1

US$2112

2

US$1224

3

US$981

4

US$860

5

US$787

6

US$738

7

US$703

SRS

US$150


Includes:
Accommodation, Meals, Queen Elizabeth Park entry fees, drive on northern bank, cruise on the Kazinga Channel and private 4x4 ground transportation with an English speaking driver guide.

Excludes:
Beverages, tips, and personal expenses.

 

QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK

Queen Elizabeth National Park formerly Kazinga National Park was re-named after the Queen of England during her first safari to Uganda in 1954. The National park is blessed with a variety of Eco-systems ranging from semi-deciduous, tropical forests to green meadows, savanna and swamps on an area of 2000sq. km. The park comprises of the endangered flora and fauna species and has recently been designated a Biosphere Reserve for Humanity under UNESCO.

 

The park also boasts of the famous tree climbing lions, the Uganda kob, and other antelope species, elephants, buffaloes, baboons, chimpanzee among others. The Queen Elizabeth national park provides sanctuary to over 500 species of birds which include the Rare Shoebill stork, Carmine, Black bee-eaters, 11 types of King fishers, African fish eagle, raptors, including falcons, eagles and migratory birds. Several Crater Lakes in the northern parts of the park attract wild animals like the Cape Buffalo while others are very popular for the Migrating Flamingos.


Safaris to the Queen Elizabeth Park can never be complete without indulging in the launch cruises that are offered on the Kazinga channel. This section of water joins Lake Edward and George and hosts several thousands of hippo, pink backed and white pelicans, African elephants, Cape buffalos as well as the occasional lions, Hyenas or leopards hunting at the water holes. Guided safari walks in Kyambura gorge, Maramagambo forest or the nearby Karinzu Chimp Safari sites offer visitors treks through tropical forests while trailing Wild Chimpanzees on foot. A game drive safari to the Ishasha Sector offers visitors unique experiences of seeing the Tree Climbing Lions and the Topi. Other wildlife includes; Bushbuck, Waterbuck, African Civet, Mongoose, Giant Forest Hog and others.