3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari Overview

This safari will give you an opportunity to spot several mammals and view beautiful landscapes from one of the most visited and popular national parks situated in the western part of Uganda. Queen Elizabeth National Park is the 2nd largest national park in Uganda and home to the ‘Tree climbing” lions in the Ishasha sector.

Budget Safaris Queen Elizabeth

Elephants spotted in the park

Brief itinerary

  • Day 1: Pickup from your hotel/airport pickup/transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • Day 2: Game drive and Boat cruise 
  • Day 3: End of safari

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Kampala>Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will start the journey to the Southwest, which journey takes about 8 hours of driving. Arrival in the park will be in the evening and you will drive through the park to the lodge as you view different animals such as elephants, Uganda kobs, waterbucks, and many others. Check-in at the lodge for evening relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Queen. You will have breakfast and head out for a game drive in the Kasenyi plains exposing you to species like African elephants, African Cape buffaloes, Uganda kobs, leopards, lions, and the park also boasts a record of over 600 bird species. After this experience, you will drive back to the lodge for hot lunch and shortly take a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel. The Kazinga channel is a 42km stretch, connecting Lake George and Lake Edward with rewarding big herds of buffaloes, schools of hippos, Nile crocodiles, and different bird species like the rare African skimmers and Lesser Flamingos. After the cruise, you can opt for a sundowner at one of the crater lakes or return to the lodge for relaxation and overnight.

Day 3: Queen>Kampala. Early breakfast at the lodge before setoff for Kampala with a stopover for lunch en route. Optional drop off at your hotel or at the airport for your flight.

Accommodation is booked in accordance with your preferences and depending on your budget and availability.


Package includes

  • Pick-up and drop-off in Kampala/ Entebbe
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver-guide
  • All park entrance fees
  • Bottled water (2 bottles per day)
  • Full board, lunch last day.

Package excludes

  • Activities not listed in the itinerary
  • Laundry services
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees