Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari

It is located in western Uganda and covers an area of about 1,978 square kilometers which is shared between 3 districts that is Kasese, Bushenyi and Rukungiri. It’s about 376 kilometers (234 mi), by road, southwest of Kampala. In this park there is Lake Edward and Lake George and the Kazinga channel that connects the two lakes. Other lakes are volcanic and this includes the Katwe Salt Lake, from which salt is extracted. The vegetation in the park is open savannah, green meadows, semi- deciduous tropical forests, dense equatorial rain forest and dense papyrus swamps.

Day 1

Kampala – Queen Elizabeth National park

The park is about 376 kilometers (234 miles) by road southwest of Kampala. On arrival, you can have lunch and then go for an afternoon game drive during which various animals can be spotted, like elephants, buffaloes, impalas, Ugandan kobs, and lions.

Birds like the African skimmer, Chapins flycatcher, pink-backed pelicans, Papyrus canary, shoebill stork, martial eagle, black-rumped buttonquail can also be seen by especially keen birders. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day 2

Game drive and boat ride

Have breakfast and later go for a game drive during which your guide will help you spot a plethora of animals. Return for lunch and, in the afternoon, go for a boat ride during which you will spot hippos, crocodiles, and various birds, including flamingos.

The boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel usually lasts for two hours and it gives visitors the opportunity to see a variety of yawning hippos in the water, water birds, buffaloes, elephants, zebras, Ugandan kobs, topis, water bucks, bush bucks, reed bucks, duiker, mongoose, swamp antelopes, spotted hyenas, warthogs, forest hogs. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

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Day 3

Queen Elizabeth National Park – Kampala

After an early breakfast, drive back to Kampala. You will have lunch and a few stopovers en-route. You will be dropped off at a place of your choice in Kampala or at the airport.

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