What to Carry for your 3 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari
· Camera and charger
· Light and heavy clothes
· Hiking boots
· Binoculars (if available)
Day 1: Kampala- Queen Elizabeth National Park
After an early breakfast, one of our guides will collect you from your accommodation in Kampala by 8:00am and drive you to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will make a few stops at the Equator to take some photographs and in Mbarara at Agip Motel for lunch. from there you will continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park as you marvel at the breath taking scenery, tea plantations, the open grasslands, long horned –Ankole Cattle, the woodlands and the Rift Valley Escarpment. Have a game drive in the evening as you drive t your place of accommodation. Dine and slumber at Ihamba Safari Lodge (Budget), or Mweya Safari Lodge (top-notch). Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner.
Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda Safari
Start the day with an early cup tea/coffee before embarking on a game drive along the Queen’s Mile plus the Kasenyi trail. On this trail you will see elephants, water bucks, lions, buffaloes, Uganda Kobs plus warthogs in addition to several birds. Return for breakfast plus lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon, enjoy a 2 hours boat ride on the Kazinga Channel where you will encounter Buffaloes, Elephants, Hippos, kobs plus warthogs among others. This ride will also enable you to see an array of birds. Dine and slumber at Ihamba Safari Lodge (Budget), or Mweya Safari Lodge (top-notch). Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 3: Queen Elizabeth- Entebbe
With wonderful memories of the previous day, you will have a hefty breakfast as you prepare for a primate walk; have lunch at the splendid Kingfisher lodge before continuing to Entebbe. However, visiting the Igongo Cultural Village is an experience that shouldn’t be missed. Meal plan: breakfast & lunch.
- Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
- 1 Gorilla tracking permit
- Professional English Speaking driver guide. (Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.)
- Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
- Bottled water while on safari
- General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
- Laundry Services
- Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
- International Flights (Arranged on request)
- Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
- Optional Activity fees
Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
Queen Elizabeth NP Top attractions
Elephant and buffalo are very common, and lion is surprisingly easy to spot. There are many interesting antelope species such as Uganda kob, topi, and bushbuck. Hippo and crocodiles are common in Kazinga channel. A troop of a chimpanzee has been habituated for tracking and nine other primate species are found, including the black-and-white colobus monkey. Giraffe and zebra are absent.
Best time to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park is open all-year-long, but wildlife viewing is best done from January to February and June to July (the Dry seasons).
However, this scenic park is at its most beautiful in the Wet seasons from March to May and August to December. April, May, August and September are very wet months and during that time, the rain might interfere with your safari.