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4 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari

4 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari

To explore Queen Elizabeth national Park Uganda, one needs to take on the 4 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Wildlife Safari for game drives, chimpanzee trek and boat cruise.

4 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari introduces you to Uganda’s second biggest National Park to enjoy game/wildlife viewing.

While at Queen Elizabeth National Park for your Uganda safari, expect to be part of game drive and boat/launch cruise. A game drive will be conducted along Kasenyi track, a trail known to offer amazing view of buffaloes, elephants, lions, antelopes, leopards, birds and more.

A boat cruise in Queen Elizabeth NP will be done on Kazinga Channel. This recreational activity will expose you to hundreds of hippos, crocodiles, aquatic birds and more. The short Uganda safari also covers chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge also best known as the Valley of Apes.

Queen Elizabeth National Park, situated in the Western part of Uganda is a home to 4 members of the big 5 game plus 620 bird species all living in different habitats.

The park has several tourist sites/areas including Kasenyi, Ishasha, Kyambura, Maramagambo, Crater Lakes, Mweya Peninsula and more. The park was founded in 1954 and it is 1978sq.kms making it the 2nd largest of the 10 Uganda safari parks.

Brief itinerary for 4 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari

Day 1: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 2: Game drive, launch/boat trip- Queen Elizabeth NP

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking

Day 4: Depart

Lions on a 2 Days Queen Elizabeth Safari

Detailed itinerary if the 4 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari

Day 1: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park is positioned suitably in Western Uganda; 6-7 hours’ drive off from Kampala capital. Leave the hotel after breakfast, meet your driver guide for transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park via Masaka-Mbarara route.

En-route to Queen Elizabeth National Park, expect to make a stopover at Equator crossing for photography and perform a water experiment to determine the Northern and Southern hemispheres.

Leave Kayabwe for lunch at Igongo cultural center and later, you may pay a visit to the museum before proceeding to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Enjoy view of wildlife en-route to your respective booked accommodation facilities.

Accommodation Options at Queen Elizabeth National Park

  • Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge, Jacana, Katara Lodge
  • Midrange: Buffalo Safari Lodge, Bush Lodge
  • Budget: Pumba Safari Lodge, Tents at Bush Lodge, Mweya Hostel

Meal Plan: Half-board

Activities: Transfer, Photography at the Equator & Igongo Cultural Visit

 

Day 2: Game drive, launch/boat trip- Queen Elizabeth NP

Transfer to Kasenyi sector/plains after breakfast ready to begin your guided game drive in the morning.

The Kasenyi plains game drive takes 3-4 hours and in a 4WD vehicle, expect animal sightings ranging from buffaloes, Uganda kobs, elephants, leopards, lions, hyenas, warthogs, bush pigs, bush bucks, birds and more.

Exit Kasenyi while keeping an eye on a range of wildlife and settle for leisurely lunch back at your accommodation.

Later, transfer to Kazinga to embark on a 2-3 hours’ boat cruise on 32kms long channel linking Lake Edward and Lake George. On a 2-3 hours’ Kazinga channel boat cruise, enjoy sight of hippos, water birds and crocodiles.

Accommodations

  • Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge, Jacana, Katara Lodge
  • Midrange: Buffalo Safari Lodge, Bush Lodge
  • Budget: Pumba Safari Lodge, Tents at Bush Lodge, Mweya Hostel

Meal Plan: Full-board

Main Activities: Game drives, Launch/boat cruise & Bird Watching

Day 3: Chimpanzee Trekking

Kyambura Gorge for chimpanzee Trekking: Leave the accommodation for briefing about chimpanzee tracking rules at Kyambura Gorge.

Expect to take 3-4 hours enjoying chimp trekking adventure inclusive of 1 hour of exploring about their behaviors, habits, taking photos, then retreat from the jungles to settle for lunch. Additionally, the Kyambura chimp trek comes with sight of other primates, birds, the lush forest view and more.

Exit the lodge again for an afternoon Lake Katwe tour. Explore how salt is extracted in this Salt Lake, sight birds including flamingos, sea gulls, black winged stilt and more.

Accommodations

  • Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge, Jacana, Katara Lodge
  • Midrange: Buffalo Safari Lodge, Bush Lodge
  • Budget: Pumba Safari Lodge, Tents at Bush Lodge, Mweya Hostel

Activities: Chimpanzee Tracking & lake Katwe Tour

Day 4: Depart

Enjoy an early morning breakfast, after, exit Queen Elizabeth National Park for Kampala/Entebbe. While exiting the park, be part of an early morning game drive 2-3 hours to see species of animals you missed the previous day.

Settle for lunch at Fort Portal city and connect to Kampala or Entebbe marking the end of 4 days Queen Elizabeth National Park safari.

End of safari in Queen Elizabeth Park

4 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari inclusions

  • Game drives
  • Boat cruise
  • Park entry fees
  • Crater Lake tours
  • Travel in a 4WD
  • An English-speaking guide
  • Bottled water
  • Accommodation

4 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari exclusions

  • Tips
  • Souvenirs
  • Laundry
  • Extra activities
  • Airfares
  • Visas
  • Telephone bills
  • Shopping

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