Being Africa’s friendliest nation, Uganda is home to diversity in flora, fauna, water wonders and about 56 unique cultures. Uganda is home to the biggest number of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas habituated in the two national parks. In just three days, a tourist could wonder what they can do and see on a Uganda safari. Here is a guide on the different 3 days Uganda safaris tour packages;
3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
This short Uganda tour offers an opportunity to trek the treasured mountain gorillas in Bwindi impenetrable national park.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer from Entebbe International Park to Bwindi impenetrable national park. Have a stop at the Equator in Kayabwe and a traditional lunch at Igongo cultural center. Bwindi impenetrable national park is about 356km from Entebbe international airport.
Day 2: Do mountain gorilla trekking and have a Batwa cultural experience in the lodge at the evening. The gorilla trekking activity takes about 2-8 hours.
Day 3: Transfer from Bwindi impenetrable national park to Entebbe International airport and depart.
3 Days Uganda safaris to Kidepo Valley National Park
Kidepo Valley National Park is the best safari park in Uganda because of its great wilderness. The park is the remote areas of the far north eastern region of Uganda.
Highlights of the 3 Days fly in safari to Kidepo Valley National Park
Day 1: Flight from Entebbe international airport to Kidepo airport. After lunch, do an afternoon game drive.
Day 2: Do an early morning game drive and have an evening community tour to the Karamojong community.
Day 3: Do a morning game drive and fly back to Entebbe international airport for departure.
3 days Uganda safaris at Jinja source of the Nile
Jinja source of the Nile is home to the source of the world’s longest river-Nile River. Its known as East Africa’s Adrenalin capital because of the rushing waters that offer un rivaled memories.
Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Jinja. During this drive, you stop at Sezibwa falls, Mabira forest before arriving in Jinja. In the evening you take a boat cruise to the source of the Nile.
Day 2: Do full day white water rafting. In the evening you can do horse riding.
Day 3: Jinja city tour and quad biking. You enjoy the architectural blend of the city before return to Kampala. The Jinja city tour is one of the best ways to have a short adventure experience in Uganda.
3 Days Uganda safaris to Mount Elgon National Park
Mount Elgon National park is the best hiking destination in Uganda because of the low slopes of the mountain. It’s the best destination for families on Uganda tours.
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Mount Elgon National Park. You can stop at the source of the Nile river in Jinja.
Day 2: Visit the Sipi falls. The Sipi falls is a combination of 3 falls surrounded with a beautiful greenery back drop. The hike involves a visit to the community plantations and cave exploration.
Day 3: Return to Kampala. On your drive, you can stop at mabira forest for a nature walk.
3 Days Uganda Safaris to Murchison Falls National Park
The only chance to sight the big five wild animals which are Buffaloes, Elephants, Rhinos, Lions and Leopards is only when one tours Murchison falls national park. All these can be seen in 3 days.
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National park. At 164km in Nakasongola, you stop for Rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
Day 2: Have a morning game drive, afternoon boat cruise and hike to the top of the falls. The game drive lasts for about 2-4 hours, the boat cruise lasts 2 hours and the hike to the top of the falls lasts about 40minutes.
Day 3: Return to Kampala. Alternatively, you can do a short birding excursion or trek chimpanzees in Budongo forest.
3 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to tree climbing lions and many more wildlife species seen both on a game drive and a boat cruise.
Day 1: Transfer from Entebbe/Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Along the way, you will stop at the equator in Kayabwe for photographs at the 00 latitude.
Day 2: Morning game drive and Evening boat cruise. A game drive is the perfect way of viewing wildlife in action up close on a Uganda wildlife safari. The game drive lasts 2-4 hours and you retreat back to the hotel for lunch. After about 2 hours of rest you drive to the Kazinga channel for a boat cruise.
Day 3: Visit the scenic crater lakes and return to Entebbe/Kampala. The scenic crater drive or foot exploration that covers 27km is the best opportunity to see these lakes at the highest point of the park in Mweya peninsular.
Alternatively, you can do a night game drive in search for the nocturnal animals.
3 Days Gorilla Safari to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park
Besides Bwindi impenetrable national park, Mgahinga gorilla national park is home to mountain gorillas. The park has 1 habituated gorilla family.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer from Entebbe International airport to Mgahinga gorilla national park. Stop for a memorable moment at the Equator in Kayabwe.
Day 2: Do gorilla trekking and have a Batwa cultural experience.
Day 3: Transfer back to Entebbe International airport and depart.
All the 3 days Uganda safaris are customizable by Uganda safari companies when contacted. All the parks offer opportunities for Uganda birding tours and can be included in your safari.
Create your own safari today with the help of this guide and you will have a memorable experience in Uganda.