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3 Days/ 2 Nights – Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park

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This 3 days safari in Uganda will have you visiting Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen Elizabeth National Park is the second largest savanna park in Uganda and this trip will have you focused on the Ishasha sector found in the southern side of the park. The Ishasha sector is famous for the tree climbing lions that can are normally seen hanging on the branches of the acacia and fig trees in Savanna plains, a sight which leaves many mesmerized.

You don’t need to be an expert at photography for the perfect pictures as the beauty is visibly seen at one shot. Enjoy a unique experience of the tree-climbing lions in the Ishasha sector that can only be found in here in Uganda.

Summarized Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Entebbe International airport. Connect with your domestic flight to Kihihi Airstrip. Meet your guide at Kihihi Airstrip and transfer to your accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National park.

Day 2: Morning Game drive and bush breakfast. Afternoon Game drive and Sundowner.

Day 3: Transfer back to Kihihi Airstrip for your flight to Entebbe International airport. End of services.

Price inclusions

  • Safari guide and vehicle
  • Park Entrance to Queen Elizabeth National Park for 2 nights
  • Pre – paid activities
  • All meals while at Queen Elizabeth

Price exclusions

– Additional activities

– Premium drinks

Day 1: Arrive at Entebbe International airport. Connect with your domestic flight to Kihihi Airstrip. Meet your guide at Kihihi Airstrip and transfer to your accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National park.

Upon arrival at Entebbe International airport. You will connect with your domestic flight to Kihihi Airstrip where you will meet your safari guide and proceed to Queen Elizabeth National park. The drive is approximately 1 hour.
Queen Elizabeth National park, formerly renowned as Kazinga channel national park is stationed in the western arm of the rift valley and it is the second largest national park in Uganda spreading on over 1978 square kilometers of land.
The park has been in existence since 1952 when it was gazetted as Kazinga channel national park, a name which was changed two years later to Queen Elizabeth national park so as to honor Queen Elizabeth ii of England’s visit to Uganda.
The park is famous for its rich eco system ranging from the wide savannah landscape with humid trees and acacia woodlands plus shrubs, crater lakes, kazinga channel joining Lake Edward and Lake George, maramagambo forest, wetlands that have made a perfect natural environment for over 95 mammals including the popular big five like the lions, elephants, leopards, buffalo and 10 primate species and over 600 species of birds including the rare flamingos making Queen Elizabeth national park along the best birding sites in Uganda, opportunities of sighting reptiles.
Optional activities are available like Ishasha Community project.
Proceed to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
 
Accommodation options in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
 
Luxury – Ishasha Wilderness
Ishasha Wilderness Camp is located in the Southern sector of Queen Elizabeth known as the Ishasha on the shores of the Ntungwe River and it is the perfect spot for people who are in love with the African Wilderness as it is found inside the park. The ishasha sector is popular for the tree-climbing lions that are spotted in the branches of the scattered fig trees found in the park and other animals like buffaloes, and elephants that you are most likely to encounter as you stroll through the park.
The lodge offers a very convenient stay with free Wi-Fi, fully stocked bar for premium drinks but the house drinks are included, enjoy the hospitable gesture from the friendly and trained staff.
 
Mid-range– Ishasha Jungle Lodge
Ishasha Jungle Lodge is adjacent River Ntungwe which is 20km from Katokye Gate on 30 acres of land. The lodge‘s location at the River side of Ntungwe attracts lots of wildlife like buffaloes, lions, leopards as they come to cool off and freshen up. The lodge cottages are from African traditional materials like thatched grass and they are 7 in number and all the rooms are ensuite and privately located with an open veranda with tables and chairs for a cup of tea or coffee, wardrobe, laundry bag and basket, electricity outlets among others.
 
Budget – Enjojo Lodge 
Enjojo Lodge named after the history of the lodge where an elephant was born on this land during construction and Enjojo is a local name for elephant. The lodge is surrounded by lots of greenery and a lush of acacia forest and vegetation. The lodge has 7 luxury cottages that are self-contained with 4 cottages in the lush vegetation, 3 cottages facing the open savannah plains. Each cottage has an ensuite bathroom with 24 hours of running water with a spacious veranda.

Day 2: Morning Game drive and bush breakfast. Afternoon Game and Sundowner.

Following the demarcated trails, embark on a game drive to search for the wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National park including 95 mammals including the popular big five like the lions, elephants, leopards, buffalo and 10 primate species and over 600 species of birds including the rare flamingos making Queen Elizabeth national park along the best birding sites in Uganda, opportunities of sighting reptiles. So many tourists flock the park to look for the tree climbing lions that can be sighted resting on the branches of the humid trees in the southern sector of Queen.
The game drive can be done both in the morning as nature awakes with the animals preparing to go hunt for their prey and in evening as the animals move back to their nests.
 
Bush breakfast experience in Queen Elizabeth national park
Conclude your early morning game drive with a delicious breakfast in the bush setting. An exclusive spot in the park is set up with snacks and drinks to create a fine dining experience with your personal chef ready to prepare any hot meal for you if you prefer based on the table’s menu.
You can choose to enjoy this activity exclusively or to socialize a bit with other people joining.
 
Sundowner experience in Queen Elizabeth national park
After a busy day with all the different excursions, you will need to relax, refresh and rejuvenate and also breathe in untampared air and this comes along with a mini buffet set up inside the park. Different hot and cold snacks are laid out on a fine dining table for your consumption, feel free to feast based on your preference and like.
The sundowner experience provides so many opportunities like watching the sun set, the nocturnal animals beginning their night life and also other animals summarizing their day’s activities – watch them lazily stroll back to their nests for an overnight.
The sundowner provides the beautiful sightings of the sun setting and also different animals as they ascend to their homes for the night and the nocturnal animals begin to come out of their hide outs.   
Dinner and overnight at your accommodation.

Day 3: Transfer back to Kihihi Airstrip for domestic flight to Entebbe International airport. End of services.