3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Overview

Our 3 Day Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari is specially designed for those that have less time in Uganda but would love to enjoy game drives, scenic views as well as a boat cruise on Kazinga Channel.

Queen Elizabeth National Park located in western Uganda is one of the few respected National Park when it comes to game viewing, boat cruises, Chimpanzee trekking in kyambura, nature walks among other activities.

Our 3 Day Queen Elizabeth wildlife Safari starts and ends in Kampala but can also be organized starting from other small towns in Uganda. Kindly Enquire from here...

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3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Itinerary In Summary:

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth NP. Evening game drive

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

Day 3: Morning games drive and depart for Kampala.

Things To Consider

  • Accommodation is Inclusive
  • Small-Group Safari: Max 6 People per group
  • Tour Can Depart any day
  • Tour can be customized
  • Solo travelers can join this tour

Detailed Itinerary

Arrival:

  • You’ll be picked up from the airport (or hotel)
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for the extra cost

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth NP. Evening game drive

You will be picked from your lodge early morning to drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Your guide will first brief you on what to expect drive time and ensure that you have the right gear for your 3 Day Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari.

This journey will take you through small towns along the Kampala-Mbarara road. You will have an opportunity to see royal drum makers along the way, small markets and a stop at the Equator for stretching and photography will be worthwhile. 

Lunch will be served en route and then proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a short relaxation and an evening game drive if time allows.

Drive time: Approximately 6-7 hours

Lodging: Bush Lodge or similar

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

After an early morning cup of coffee or tea, you will drive to Kasenyi plains for your game drive design for you on this 3 Day Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari. Kasenyi plains boost of several wild animals whose chance of seeing them depends on your luck of the day.

On a good day, you may spot big cats like lions and leopards hunting, buffaloes, elephants, several antelopes, warthogs, and other small mammals. Return to the lodge for lunch and then drive to Mweya peninsular for a two-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga channel.

Kazinga channel has the highest concentration of hippos in the whole world, over 400 waterbird species, and is a place where most animals converge to drink water. You will have high chances of spotting hippos, birds, elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles and so much more. Retire to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Morning games drive and depart for Kampala.

Depending on your flight out of Uganda, you may decide to do another game drive before the drive back to Entebbe. On the way, you may decide to stopover to view some crater lakes and the rift valley floor and escarpments arriving late afternoon in Kampala or Entebbe.