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3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park

Trip overview

The 3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park tour is a 3-in 1 trip that combines the unforgettable equator crossing experience, splendid wild game trips, the magical launch cruise at Kazinga channel and tracking the rare chimpanzees in Kyambura gorge.

This experience avails opportunities to explore the pleasant savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park that harbors four of the big five land mammals including elephants, buffaloes, Lions and leopards.

The fascinating Kazinga channel allows you have a chance to view the majority of park’s hippo population, water mammals and birds during the 45minute boat trip.

 

 

Trip summary.

Day 1: Travel from Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth national park via the equator monument at Kayabwe. Afternoon chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura gorge.

Day 2: Morning game drive and an afternoon boat cruise at Kazinga channel.

Day 3: Transfer back to Entebbe.

Day 1: Drive from Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth National Park via the equator crossing monument at Kayabwe.

Following your breakfast at your place of residence in Entebbe, you will embark on the trip to Queen Elizabeth National Park in the south west part of Uganda, a journey of 417km about 6 hours’ drive.

You will traverse through the unequalled remote landscapes in the south west including the semi-arid rangelands of Ankole with short extended savannah. The first stop will be made at Kayabwe, at the Uganda Equator crossing for amazing photo shots and a local water experiment that proves the earth split-up into two halves, the north and south spheres.

Proceed through the undulating sceneries of Bunyaruguru crater and the magical Lake Nyabihoko which is beautifully curved in the shape of the map of Africa; arrive at your lodge in the afternoon and proceed to Kyambura gorge for a sensational chimpanzee tracking experience.

Retire in the evening for relaxation and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Park View Lodge

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise along the paradise of hippos – the Kazinga channel.

After a splendid morning cup of coffee at your hotel, embark on the drive across the undulating rolling savannah rangelands of Queen Elizabeth in search of wild game.

The stretch to the Kasenyi plains, the renown mating ground offers you a lifetime opportunity of encounter numerous families of wild game in a single glance including elephants, buffaloes, water bucks and Kobs along with predators like lions, leopards and jackals.

The game drive takes 3 – 4 hours and you retreat back to the lodge for relaxation and lunch. After lunch, you continue to Mweya jetty to catch up with a boat trip at exactly 4pm.

The 2 hour boat cruise offers a chance to explore the 45km long Kazinga Channel which links the twin lakes, George and Edward; the channel is known to be the capital of Hippos and Nile crocodiles. Its banks are usually fully stocked with a variety of wild game like elephants and buffaloes which can be seen along in the afternoons quenching their thirst.

Retreat from the activity and do the game drive along the channel track as you proceed to the lodge for overnight stay.

Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Park View Lodge

Day 3: Transfer back to Entebbe through Kasese via fort portal.

After your morning breakfast, you will transfer back to Entebbe along Kasese-Fort portal road.

You will visit the equator line in Kasese just a few kilometers from the park where you will have opportunities to view the jagged hills of Kasese intertwined with the savannah rangelands marked with the Basongola herds of cattle that will make the experience a memorable one.

You will have an en route lunch in the town of Fort portal or Mubende and visit the Nakayima tree to learn its history according to the traditions of the Baganda people. Head straight to Entebbe to mark the end of your 3 days Queen Elizabeth national park tour.

On this last day, you can choose to undertake a community tour via Hamukungu landing site on the shores of Lake George, at an extra cost of 15$ per person.

**End of the tour**

QUOTATION:

NO. OF PAX PRICE PER PAX (USD)
2 PAX $500.16
4 PAX $373.08

PLEASE NOTE:

  • ALL THE ABOVE MENTIONED LODGES / ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES ARE ONLY AVAILABLE UPON BOOKING WITH A FEE, THE SUBSTITUTE LODGE OF SIMILAR STAR RATE / CATEGORY SHALL BE PROVIDED IF THE LODGE IS NOT AVAILABLE AT THE TIME OF CONFIRMATION.
  • CHIMPANZEE PERMITS IN KYAMBURA TYPICALLY DEPEND ON AVAILABILITY AT THE TIME OF BOOKING AND ARE PAID 100% UPFRONT.
  • YOU CAN UPGRADE TO MIDRANGE & LUXURY ACCOMMODATION AT AN ADDITIONAL FEE.

Price inclusions:

  • Entrance fees to the park
  • Chimpanzee tracking permits
  • Boat cruise
  • Game drive
  • Vehicle (4WD), driver and all ground transfers.
  • Fuel
  • Drinking water in the vehicle
  • Accommodation on bed and breakfast
  • All activities as per your itinerary

Exclusions:

  • Visas and all international flights
  • Meals
  • Tips
  • Souvenirs
  • Personal expenses
  • Any other activity not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Optional activities