3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park


3 Days 2 Nights

Tour Type

Primates & Wildlife


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This safari offers a wildlife experience in Uganda like no other. You approach the wildlife and birdlife in their natural setting on a game drive on the savannah to see lions and leopards. You’ll go on a boat cruise through the wetlands to see hippos and elephants. This tailored safari will celebrate all of the angles and the wealth of the country’s animals alongside iconic experiences like the famous tree-climbing lions, Uganda kobs, antelopes, elephants, baboons, hippos, buffaloes, and chimps.


Tour Amenities

Tour Plan

Day 1: Kampala - Queen Elizabeth National Park

Commence your journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park with our driver/guide picking you up from your location in Kampala City or Entebbe Airport. After a briefing about your 3-day trip, embark on a 6-7 hours’ drive to the park. Enjoy a stopover at the equator for photos and craft shop exploration. Lunch at Igongo Cultural Center offers a view of animal and people’s sculptures, museum visit, and book shopping. Continue through Mbarara, Bushenyi, and Fort Portal to reach Queen Elizabeth National Park. Arrive for a night game drive in the Ishasha sector, where tree-climbing lions often rest in fig tree branches. Check-in, refresh, and dine at Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury), Park View Safari Lodge (Mid-range), or Pumba Safari Lodge (Budget).

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 2: Morning Game Drive (Lion Tracking) and Boat Cruise

Start the day with an early breakfast and head to Kasenyi Plains for a morning lion tracking/game drive. Witness elephants, buffaloes, lions, hyenas, and a variety of birds. Return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, spotting hippos, Nile crocodiles, elephants, waterbucks, and numerous bird species. Visit Lake Katwe Salt Works to observe rock salt extraction. Optionally, proceed to Lake Munyanyange for bird watching. Return to the lodge for dinner.

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 3: Return Journey to Kampala

After breakfast, check out of the lodge for a final morning game drive. Spend 3 hours exploring the park, ensuring you capture any missed animals from previous drives. Depart the park and head to Kampala, passing by tea plantations and having lunch in Fort Portal. The journey continues via Mubende, reaching Kampala in the early evening. Drop-offs can be arranged at Entebbe International Airport, Kampala, or your chosen lodge.

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