4 Day Trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wildlife-safari-tour

Safari Highlights: The Kazinga Channel boat cruise and game drives.

Kazinga Channel is a home to one of the largest concentrations of hippopotamus, as well as herds of elephants, buffalo, and other wildlife that come to drink from the river. The Kazinga also attracts a tremendous variety of bird species including the African Eagle, Open-Billed Stork, and Pied Kingfishers.

Premium accommodation: The cost per person sharing will be $1,100.

Day One: Arrival – Entebbe/ Kampala

At the airport, you will be welcomed by a Ngeye Trekking safaris driver who will transport you to your hotel in Entebbe/Kampala depending on your arrival time.

Premium Accommodation:

Overnight at Sunset Hotel or Malakai Eco Lodge. BB

Day Two: Entebbe/Kampala – Queen Elizabeth

Travel time: 460km Approx. 6 hours
Note that there is an option of flying to Kasese for 1.15 hours.

This morning you will depart Entebbe or Kampala for Queen Elizabeth National park stopping enroute to look at the Royal Drum makers, and stand on the equator, where you will be able to be in both hemispheres simultaneously. You will continue through the verdant country side arriving at your lodge in the late afternoon.
Queen Elizabeth National Park boasts one of the highest biodiversity ratings of any game park or reserve in the world. Uganda’s second largest National Park, the 1,978 sq km has everything from open savannah to rain forest. Queen Elizabeth has over 100 mammal species, and an astounding 606 bird species, making it a premier safari destination. Arrive in the park in the afternoon and if possible, go for a game drive in the early evening.

Premium Accommodation: Baboon Safari Resort or Kasenyi safari camp, FB

Day Three: Queen Elizabeth National park

In morning, you will have a game drive to the Kisenyi area to look for lion prides and other wildlife like the Uganda Kob, before returning to the Lodge for breakfast.
In the afternoon take a cruise along the Kazinga Channel, home to one of the largest concentrations of hippopotamus, as well as herds of elephants, buffalo, and other wildlife that come to drink from the river. The Kazinga also attracts a tremendous variety of bird species including the African Eagle, Open-Billed Stork, and Pied Kingfishers.

Optional Activities

Queen’s Pavilion: Just 800 metres from the equator monument, and overlooking a thrilling landscape of crater lakes is the Queen´s Pavilion, a community-run internet café. This is the perfect spot to revive yourself after an early morning safari with a cup of Ugandan tea or coffee. Listen to the elephants trumpeting on the dry plains below and enjoy the savannah views.

Katwe Salt Walk: This tour offers a unique insight into the fascinating process of salt mining, as well as providing an alternative income for Katwe. During the tour you will see community members at work, cross the mud walkways and enter one of the traditional grass huts used to shelter and store tools. The nearby bird sanctuary lake offers a chance to see flamingos from October to May.

Kikorongo African Art Workshop: Traditional crafts hold a special significance in Ugandan villages. Small baskets of groundnuts as a sign of friendship; a calabash on top of a house to ward off evil spirits or a traditional healer´s woven purse filled with natural remedies. Kikorongo Women Community invites you to learn their traditional skills during this fascinating workshop.

Premium Accommodation: Baboon Safari Resort or Kasenyi safari camp, FB

Day Four: Queen Elizabeth- Kampala

Have a morning game drive as you depart the park arriving in Kampala or Entebbe in the evening where your safari will end.

Cost inclusions

  • All Meals and accommodation as per the itinerary.
  • All ground transportation in a comfortable 4×4 vehicle.
  • Park entrance fees.
  • Services of a full time English speaking driver/guide.
  • Water, coffee or Tea while on safari.
  • A boat trip.
  • All game drives.
  • All airport pickups and drops.
  • All activities at stipulated in the itinerary.
  • And all government taxes/levies.
Excluded Are
  • Soft drinks & Bar Bills
  • Phone calls
  • Personal insurance
  • Laundry
  • Air fare
  • All other Services of a personal nature.
  • Driver guide’s gratuity.
  • Last night in Kampala.
  • International airfare
Selected Value: 100

Important:
With the current Covid19 pandemic, travelers should come with a negative test certificate done at least 72 hours to arrival. We continue to follow all the Ministry of Health / World Health Organisation Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) throughout the safari period.