3-day Queen Elizabeth National Park

Challenge Highlights

  • Game drives along the Queen’s Mile and the Kasenyi trail for close encounters with elephants, water bucks, lions, buffaloes, Uganda kobs and much more!
  • Cruise along the Kazinga Channel to view buffalos, elephants hippos, kobs, warthogs and an array of birds
  • Experience the diverse Ugandan environments as you cross the Equator and travel through the stunning Rift Valley
  • Enjoy spectacular sunrises and sunsets from your safari lodge
  • Up close encounters with Uganda's unique wildlife in their pristine environments on safari game drives and boat cruises
  • Stay at Kaseneyi Safari Camp on the savannah of Queen Elizabeth NP


This 3-day safari is a wonderful opportunity to view prolific wildlife in its natural environment. Close to 100 species of mammals and over 600 types of birds dwell in Queen Elizabeth National Park. This tour encompasses close up wildlife encounters with large schools of hippos, forest hogs and the Uganda kobs. We take a walking safari and a cruise on the Kazinga Channel to view buffalos, elephants, hippos, kobs, warthogs and an array of birds. On safari you'll see a large variety of plains game and big cats to rival any Kenya or Tanzania game reserve. This exceptional itinerary is the perfect addition to the Travel4Good Graduation Trip.


Challenge Grade

These adventure tours visit remote areas of the world where facilities are often basic. These adventure tours will often involve long journeys and rough roads. Sightseeing and optional day walks are often included and these days may involve up to 5 hours of physical activity. To enjoy these adventures we suggest you are reasonably fit, healthy, have a moderately active lifestyle and have a positive attitude. The fitter you are for your trip, the more of a holiday it will be.

* Suggested preparation: Two or three times a week, we recommend you walk on undulating terrain for an hour or more, for at least 3 months prior to departure.


After an early breakfast, one of our guides will collect you from your accommodation in Kampala by 8:00am and drive you to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will make a few stops at the Equator to take some photographs before lunch. After lunch continue to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Rift Valley Escarpment. Evening game drive. Continue to accommodation at Kaseneyi Safari Camp (or similar) for dinner and overnight. L,D. Approx 7-8 hours

Meals:  L,D

Start the day with an early cup tea/coffee before embarking on a game drive along the Queen’s Mile plus the Kasenyi trail. On this trail you will see elephants, water bucks, lions, buffaloes, Uganda kobs and warthogs plus several birds. Return for brunch at the lodge. In the afternoon, enjoy a 2 hour boat ride on the Kazinga Channel where you will encounter buffalos, elephants, hippos, kobs, warthogs and an array of birds. Dinner and overnight at Kaseneyi Safari Camp (or similar). B,L,D.

Meals:  B,L,D

After breakfast head out on an optional walk in Kyambura Gorge before continuing to Entebbe. Visit the Igongo Cultural Village if possible. B,L. Approx 5-6 hours

Meals:  B,L

What's Included

  • Return airport transfers Entebbe Day 1 and Day 3
  • 2 nights safari lodges on B&B basis
  • All other meals as listed (3 x lunch, 2 x dinner)
  • Private transport in a 4x4 Landcruiser with pop up roof
  • Game drives and excursions as listed in itinerary
  • Park entrance fees and relevant Government taxes
  • Drinking water in vehicle
  • Experienced English-speaking guide

What's Not Included

  • International airfares and airport taxes
  • Items of a personal nature such as phone calls, laundry, etc.
  • Aerated and alcoholic drinks
  • Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Optional activities
  • Visa
  • Tips

What You Carry

  • In your daypack you will need to carry extra warm clothing, a rainjacket, water bottle, camera gear, valuables and personal items such as sunscreen, lip balm, etc.

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Travel Dates

Fast Facts

Trip Dates: DepartReturn
 14 Sep 202416 Sep 2024
Duration:3 Days
Activities:Wildlife Safari
Day Walking
Grade:Adventure touring  Click for more information
Trip Code:QE3