Queen Elizabeth National Park is a 7-hour drive from Kampala, to the south-western area of Uganda.
This park is found in the western arm of the Great Rift Valley and has an array of habitats including savannah grass lands, forests, lakes and rivers that support a tremendous amount of remarkable birds and various animal species.
- Game drive
- Launch cruise
- Crater drive
Day 1: Kampala – Queen Elizabeth National Park
At 7:00 am, your guide will pick you up from your hotel after breakfast. During your time on the road you will pass through the town of Masaka town stopping in Mpambire, the village where Uganda’s best drum craftsmen are found. Be sure to get yourself one. We shall stop at the Equator for a once in a lifetime photo shoot in either the northern or southern Hemisphere. Our lunch break will be in Mbarara. Reach the Queen Elizabeth National Park and check in your luggage. Do not miss the experience of watching the beautiful sun go down in the wild jungle.
Dinner and overnight-Lodge/Tented Camp (FB)
Day 2: Queen Elizabeth National Park
All awake by 6:30am in time to warm up with a hot cup of tea. After a hot breakfast hop into your vehicle and begin your day of safari adventures! Your drive will take you through herds of buffalo, elephants, and variety of antelope species. The search for the big cats, as they hunt down their prey, will continue for 3-4 hrs with the help of African Big Five Safari’s well-trained guide. Have your lunch at the Mweya peninsula where you’re bound to have a few warthogs as your guests. After lunch, you will head to the channel track for a momentous 2 hour cruise along the 40km Kazinga Channel. This natural channel connecting Lake Edward and Lake George comes with an astounding population of Hippos wading in the cool waters. There is a good chance you will also see buffaloes and elephants beating off the afternoon heat along the channel banks. A striking variety of bird species will make your day complete. The captain of the boat will also have his eyes peeled for the elusive monitor lizards as well!!
Dinner and overnight at Lodge/Tented Camp (FB)
Day 3: Queen Elizabeth – Kampala
After breakfast, you will have another opportunity to discover the Katwe explosion craters north of Mweya. In Katwe you will be able to see the local salt miners at the lake as well as captivating views of the Kyemengo Crater Lake, Lake Kitagata, the Great Rift Valley and the Rwenzori mountain ranges. Drive back to Kampala with lunch en-route. Drop you at the airport or pre-arranged accommodation.
Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch
Opt to have another night in Kampala; you will get a complimentary airport drop with an option to go for your souvenir shopping depending on your time of departure.
- Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
- Transportation in specialized 4×4 safari vehicle with fuel
- Professional driver/guide
- All park fees
- 2 Game Drives
- Launch Cruise on Kazinga Channel
- All Local taxes
- Drinking water per day
Excludes: Services and activities not mentioned above, personal expenses, tips, alcoholic beverages etc
NOTE: We offer a wide range of safaris options, so you can tailor your safari to be exactly what you want. Contact us for a customized itinerary and quote.