A Two-Day Queen Elizabeth Safari
On a two-day Queen Elizabeth safari, you visit Uganda’s second-largest game park. Due to its breathtaking environment, primates, wildlife, and birdlife, Queen Elizabeth National Park is the most well-known and often visited wildlife conservation area in Uganda.
Because of its breathtaking scenery and geography, which includes green rolling hills, crater lakes, forests, wetlands, savannah, woodlands, the Kazinga Channel, and a beautiful view of the Rwenzori ranges of mountains, it stands apart from Murchison Falls National Park.
Queen Elizabeth National, which spans 1,978 square kilometers, was founded in 1952. Due to its proximity to Uganda’s rain corridor, the Park enjoys a year-round climate that is largely green.
The park was originally known as Kazinga National Park, but in 1954 the name was changed to Queen Elizabeth National Park in honor of the Queen’s visit. More than 600 bird species, 95 animal species, and 10 primate species can be found on Queen Elizabeth.
The most well-known primates in the park are chimpanzees, who can be seen at Kyambura Gorge or Maramagambo Forest. Chimpanzees in Kyambura Gorge are habituated, as opposed to those in Maramagambo, which are not. Despite being small, Queen Elizabeth National Park is undoubtedly the best location in the world to see lions that climb trees. One of the world’s largest collections of hippos can be found there as well.
Day 1: Pickup And Boat Cruise On The Kazinga Channel
Before beginning the arduous drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park, our guide will pick you up very early in the morning (6am) from either Entebbe or Kampala.
This drive, which lasts between 5 and 6 hours, passes through breathtaking scenery with picturesque sites. You will pause at the equator crossing in Kayabwe (close to Masaka) to take pictures and have the opportunity to join the select group of people who have simultaneously stood in both hemispheres.
The major latitude of the globe, the equator, divides the earth’s surface into the southern and northern hemispheres.
Watch out for the incredible scenery of limitless grassland, vast fields of the long-horned Ankole cattle, and locals going about their daily lives as you continue your drive toward western Uganda.
Day 2: Return to Kampala after a game drive in the Kasenyi Sector
Wake up very early, have a shower, and eat breakfast while you wait for the guide or driver to pick you up and take you on the morning game drive at the Mweya peninsula or Kasenyi plains. Queen Elizabeth National Park Tour for Two Days One of the most well-liked locations for a game drive in Uganda is the Mweya peninsula.
The peninsula is elevated, giving you amazing views of the wildlife, Lake Katwe, Lake Edward, and Lake George, as well as the huge grassland. Hyenas, leopards, buffaloes, mongooses, elephants, the Uganda Kob, lions, warthogs, waterbucks, and other species of antelope are among the animals you can expect to see.
Watch out for African skimmers, black-rumped buttonquails, black bee eaters, Chapin’s flycatchers, martial eagles, verreaux’s eagle owls, white-tailed larks, and pink-backed pelicans as you enjoy the wildlife drive.
After finishing the adventure, you’ll check into your hotel, eat lunch there, and then begin the trip back to Entebbe or Kampala. You could purchase a souvenir at the Igongo Cultural Centre if you missed out on one at the park offices. The time of arrival is in the evening in Kampala. If you intend to leave Uganda on this day, schedule your flight to leave at 9:00 pm.