2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari – Wildlife Viewing Tour
2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari – SAFARI OVERVIEW
Our 2 days Queen Elizabeth National Park safari is 1 night/2 days safari tour to Queen Elizabeth National Park which allows you to explore
the most popular park in Uganda in a mini break holiday. This 2 days Uganda safari to Queen Elizabeth Park commences and ends in Kampala. It involves an encounter at the Uganda Equator, the world’s main latitude that divides the globe into two hemispheres namely the north and southern hemispheres. We continue to Queen Elizabeth Park for a thrilling game drive in search of Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Buffalos, Uganda Kobs, Waterbucks, Bushbucks, Hippos, Warthogs, Giant Forest hogs and Hyenas plus much more as the checklist of mammals reach 96 species.
The top highlight of this 2 days Queen Elizabeth National Park safari is launch cruise along the 45km long Kazinga Channel which connects Lakes Edward and George. This wonderful launch trip offers a great opportunity to view some of the highest concentration of hippos along with giant Nile crocodiles, Elephants and Buffalos on peaceful sailing boat not forgetting a range of water birds that are part of the greater 610 species found in this park.
The 2 days Queen Elizabeth safari also features amazing sceneries of the Rwenzori Mountains and the Bunyaruguru Crater field. This 2 days Queen Elizabeth National Park safari can be organized based on budget, standard and luxury lodges and we can further customize it to suit your interests.
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2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari – PRIME SAFARI ACTIVITIES
Thrilling game drives in the scenic Kasenyi plains
A wonderful boat cruise along the hippo-filled Kazinga Channel
Amazing scenery viewing as you transfer to the Kampala
An encounter at the Uganda Equator at Kayabwe
2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari – SAFARI HIGHLIGHT
Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, do an afternoon boat cruise along Kazinga Channel & an evening game drive.
Day 2: Enjoy a morning game drive and transfer to Kampala with a stop at Igongo Cultural Center and Uganda Equator crossing at Kayabwe
2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari – DETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY
Day 1 of the 2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Do an Afternoon Boat Cruise along Kazinga Channel & an Evening Game Drive.
At around 6:30am after breakfast at you place of stay in Kampala, our safari guide will pick you up to embark on a 417km (approx. 7 hours) drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park in the south west of Uganda. We drive from Kampala towards the west driving past the Equator, Igongo Cultural Center and Bunyaruguru Crater before arriving in Queen Elizabeth Park fronted by the magnificent Rwenzori Mountain range for much of your journey.
We will connect to the lodge for check in and lunch after which we will transfer to the Mweya jetty for an afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga channel which starts at 2 pm. We will have an evening 2-hour boat cruise running along the Kazinga channel that stretches from Lake George to Lake Edward covering 45km distance. The launch trip offers an opportunity to view some of the highest concentration of hippos in one place in the whole world on a peaceful sailing boat, surrounded by over 550 species of migrant and resident water birds, plus Elephants, Buffalos, and crocodiles basking at water edges just few meters from the launch.
This cruise offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. We retreat from the boat cruise and do an evening game drive along the Channel track to explore wild game in their evening moments. Continue to the lodge for overnight.
Highlight of the day: – The very relaxing afternoon boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel.
Upmarket/Luxury: – Mweya Safari Lodge, Mazike Valley Lodge/Katara Lodge
Midrange/Standard: – Enganzi Game Lodge/Bush lodge/Kasenyi Safari Camp
Budget / Basic: – Pumba Safari Cottages/Park View Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Drive distance & time: – 417km about 7 hours’
Activities & Services of the day:-
- Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
- The Equator experience
- Afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel
- Evening game drive
Optional activities you can choose to do on this day include:-
- Lion tracking
- Night game drive
- Chimpanzee tracking in Kyambura Gorge/Kalinzu Forest
Day 2 of the 2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari: Do Morning Game Drive & Transfer to Kampala with a Stop at Igongo Cultural Center and Uganda Equator Crossing at Kayabwe.
You wake up for an early morning cup of coffee in the views of the moist savannah before heading to the park for the game drive at 7am. Undertake a game drive in the scenic savannah plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park’s Kasenyi sector.
The fantastic game drive presents an opportunity to encounter a range of African savannah animals such as Lions, Africa savannah elephants, Cape Buffalos, Leopards, Topis, Uganda Kobs, Defassa waterbucks, Bushbucks, Common warthogs, Spotted hyenas, Side-striped jackals, and Hippos not forgetting counts of bird species since Queen Elizabeth Park is home to over 610 bird species (the largest checklist of any protected area in East Africa), including Martial Eagle, African Skimmer, Black-rumped Buttonquail, Chapin’s Flycatcher, Pink backed Pelican, Verreaux’s Eagle Owl, White-tailed Lark, Black Bee-eater and White-winged Warbler.
Retreat from the activity and embark on the transfer back to Kampala making a stop at Igongo Cultural Center 12km past Mbarara town and Uganda Equator crossing at Kayabwe for photo shoots and purchase of souvenir to commemorate your safari in Uganda.
Highlight of the day: – The rewarding morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Meal Plan: – Breakfast & Lunch
Drive distance & time: – 417km about 7 hours
Activities & Services of the day:-
- Morning game drive
- Transfer to Kampala
- The Equator experience
End of the 2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari
2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari: – SAFARI INCLUSIONS
Full time English professional safari driver guide
4×4 safari van/ 4×4 Safari land cruiser with poop up roof for game viewing with functional A/C
Full board accommodation
Boat cruise fees
Wi-Fi Internet on board the safari vehicle
2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari: – SAFARI EXCLUSIONS
International &domestic flight fees
Items of personal nature
Gratuities and tips
Other beverages/ drinks
Other extras not mentioned in the itinerary above
Getting There & Location Map
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