"Trip Duration: 3days two nights"
An early morning pick up at 5:00am from Entebbe to start the journy to Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari.
We drive through Kamplala city before a brief stop by the Uganda Equator to take pictures or shop for a souvenir. After lunch at 12:30pm in Mbarara, the safari heads into the East African Rift valley before arriving in Queen Elizabeth National park.
After an evening game viewing safari around the Leoapard Loop and channel tracks, transfer to your accommodations for dinner and overnight at Jacana Safari Camp or Mweya Safari Lodge.
A morning wake up call for an an early morning cup of tea/coffee with pastries then for our morning safari of Queen ELizabeth National park starts around 6:30am.
We depart for a sunrise game drive on the northerly parts of the park along the Kasenyi track. It is at this time that the Big Cats are active on their daily hunts. We will drive around the crater Lakes in search of Leopard, Lion, Hyena, Uganda Kob and other wildlife.
In the afternoon, take a boat cruise on the Kazinga for solitary Buffalo, Hippo and other animals at the edge of the channel as they cool off. European migrant birds like the terns and gulls congregate here in large flocks.
After a relaxed breakfast, the Queen Elizabeth Safari ends with a transfer to Kampala arriving in the early afternoon. The transit time is between 5-6 hours
Queen Elizabeth National Park is understandably Uganda’s most popular tourist destination. The parks diverse ecosystems, which include sprawling savanna, shady, humid forests, sparkling lakes and fertile wetlands, make it the ideal habitat for classic big game, ten primate species including chimpanzees and over 600 species of birds.
Set against the backdrop of the jagged Rwenzori Mountains, the parks magnificent landmarks include dozens of enormous craters carved dramatically into rolling green hills, panoramic views of the Kazinga Channel with its banks lined with hippos, buffalo and elephants, and the endless Ishasha plains, whose fig trees hide lions ready to pounce on herds of unsuspecting Uganda kob.
The park is also famous for its volcanic features, comprising volcanic cones and deep craters, many with crater lakes such as the Katwe craters, from which salt is extracted. It also includes the Maramagambo Forest and borders Kigezi Game Reserve, Kyambura Game Reserve and Kibale National Park in Uganda, and the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Queen Elizabeth National Park and The Queen Elizabeth Country Park in England are twinned in a project of cultural exchange, mutual support and has its main emphasis on supporting Conservation through working closely with and empowering local communities. Services in the park include a telecenter run by Conservation Through Public Health and the Uganda Wildlife Authority, neighboring The Queen's Pavilion, park lodges, game drives and scenic drives, and boat launches.