3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari Uganda
3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari in Uganda. Queen Elizabeth National Park in Southwestern Uganda, covers an area of 1,978 square kilometers and is home to 95 mammals and 612 bird species. It is one of the treasures Uganda has and understandably Uganda’s most popular tourist destination. The park’s diverse ecosystems which include sprawling savanna, shady, humid forests, sprawling lakes, and the fertile wetlands, make it an ideal habitat for the classic big game, primate species including chimpanzees in the Kyambura Gorge, and over 600 species of birds. Other attractions in the park include the Maramagambo Forest, the Mweya peninsula, the tree climbing lions in the Ishasha sector, and Lakes Katwe, George, and Edward among others.
Highlights – 3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari
- Day 1: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth National Park
- Day 2: Game drive and boat cruise
- Day 3: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Kampala
Detailed Itinerary – 3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari
Day 1: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth National Park
It’s 7 o’clock in the morning when your safari driver/guide will pick you up from your Hotel, drive, and proceed on the safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Your driving will lead you through the Ankole savannah grasslands situated between the towns of Masaka and Mbarara and the main feature is settled farmland with the long-horned Ankole cattle. Stop for lunch on the way to Mbarara town. You will get there late in the afternoon and check-in at Mweya Safari Lodge / Katara Lodge (Luxury Accommodation) or Ihamba Safari Lodge / Twin Lakes Lodge (Midrange Accommodation)
Day 2: Game drive and boat cruise
Do breakfast and head for a morning game drive for animals like elephants, buffaloes, and antelopes and some predators- lions, leopards, hyenas, etc. See different species of birds where over 500 species have been identified including Black-bee eaters, 11 different species of Kingfisher, several falcons, eagles, and raptors.
After lunch, ride on the boat on the Kazinga Channel where you will see a variety of game mostly marine animals. This waterway joins Lakes Edward and Lake George and is filled with schools of hippos, buffaloes, elephants at the banks, and a wonderful diversity of birds. Because of the different habitats of the lakeshores and the broad Savannah, the variety seems endless. Catch a glimpse of water birds diving for fish, the Marabou stork, bee-eater, and cheeky bronze-tailed starling as well as the majestic crowned crane. Retire to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight.
Day 3: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Kampala
After breakfast, you will check out of the park as you have a game drive for another view of the different animals and plants. Lunch will be en route arriving in Kampala early evening.
End of the Day 3: Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari