3 Days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife & Chimpanzee Trekking Safari

The 3 days safari to Queen Elizabeth national park is a well-organized trip that takes you to one of Uganda’s major national parks in the western wing. The journey starts with a pick up from Kampala followed by a drive to the park through lush vegetation, rolling hills, plantations, trading centers and other human settlements. It involves game drives, launch cruise at the magical Kazinga channel plus chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura gorge.

Detailed itinerary.

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth national park

After a morning breakfast at your hotel in Kampala, our guide / driver will pick you up and embark on the journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The journey involves a stopover at the Uganda equator for a pictorial experience at Kayabwe.

You will continue driving Kampala – Masaka – Mbarara highway until you make a stopover at Igongo cultural center in Mbarara. Here you will learn about the history of the Ankole kingdom – one of Uganda’s great and ancient kingdoms.

You will then continue to Queen Elizabeth national park via Mbarara – Kasese highway and pass by Kyamuhunga tea plantations.

Upon arrival, check in to the lodge of your choice for supper and overnight stay.

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon launch cruise

After an early morning breakfast, meet your guide and embark on the amazing morning game drive. The drive will see you through the savannah plains of the park as you take a glance at the early risers of the park. You cannot fail to see elephants, buffalo, water bucks, warthogs, lions, Uganda Kobs lakes and a variety of birds.

Return to the lodge for lunch and relaxation.

In the afternoon, you will go for a launch cruise at the magnificent Kazinga channel which is the water body connecting Lake Edward and Lake George. You will encounter aquatic animals, water birds and other animal species that converge at the channel to quench their thirst.

Return to your lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking and transfer to Kampala

In the morning of the last day of your safari, you will have breakfast and check out of the hotel. You will then meet your guide and drive through the Ishasha sector for a glance at the tree climbing lions.

Continue for an optional chimpanzee trekking in the great Kyambura Gorge for a classic chimp experience.

You will then drive back to Kampala, hence the end of your three day trip to Queen Elizabeth national park.

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