Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park (Tree Climbing Lions)

Safari Overview: A Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park

The 4 Days Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park takes us to trek the tree-climbing lions of the Ishasha sector. A Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park offers game drives and a boat cruise in the Kazinga channel.

tree climbing lions of Ishasha Uganda

tree climbing lions of Ishasha Uganda

During the 4 days Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park, you have a wildlife tour through the savannah plains with game drives and a boat cruise. The tour is private and can be undertaken all year round starting and ending in Kampala or Entebbe International Airport with early arrivals and late departures. This tour includes a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel that connects lakes, Edward and George. Covering 1,978 sq. km, Queen Elizabeth National Park is the second most popularly visited Uganda safari park home to over 95 mammal species. About 600 bird species are known to be within the boundaries of the park, a total nowhere else in any national park in Uganda.

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Safari by day Highlight: Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park

  • Day 1: Transfer from Kampala or Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth National Park with a stop at the equator line.
  • Day 2: Morning game drive on the Kasenyi trails and an evening boat cruise on the Kazinga channel of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • Day 3: Morning game drive in the Ishasha sector and an en-route game drive to the northern sector of Queen Elizabeth Park.
  • Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala

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Safari by day Itinerary: Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala or Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth National Park with a stop at the equator line.

Either from Kampala or Entebbe, your Uganda tour guide will pick you up for a transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. The first stop is made at the equator line in Kayabwe for experiments on the world’s centerline that continue and cross Queen Elizabeth Park too. Driving southwards, you have lunch en route then continue with the drive to the park arriving in the evening. On arrival, you check in, relax and have dinner at a booked accommodation facility at Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge, Mid-range: Enganzi Game Lodge, Budget: Bush Lodge

Day 2: Morning game drive on the Kasenyi trails and an evening boat cruise on the Kazinga channel.

Have morning breakfast then proceed for a morning game drive in the Kasenyi plains. Here you explore an array of wildlife including Elephants, Buffaloes, Topi, warthogs, Hyenas, lions, and several bird species.

Evening Boat Cruise on the Kazinga Channel

Evening Boat Cruise on the Kazinga Channel

The game drive lasts about 4 hours and remembers to carry some drinking water binoculars and a camera. After the game drive, you return to the lodge for lunch and refreshments. In the afternoon, you head for the Kazinga channel boat cruise. This is a great chance of seeing several aquatic species like crocodiles and hippopotamus alongside other wildlife and bird species on the river banks. With these amazing encounters on this 4 Days wildlife safari in Uganda, you are then driven back to your accommodation facility where you spend the night.

Meal Plan: Breakfast,  Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge, Mid-range: Enganzi Game Lodge, Budget: Bush Lodge

Day 3: Morning game drive in the Ishasha sector and an en-route game drive to the northern sector.

On the third day of your trip, you have breakfast then head out to the Ishasha sector in the southern part of the park. You spend about 4 hours on the drive in search of tree-climbing lions and any other mammals. Since the whole day is meant for game drives, you have the game drive for several hours until you retire for lunch. You have lunch in the southern sector of the park and then embark on a drive to the northern sector in the evening. The sunset game drive takes you up to your hotel for dinner.

Meal Plan: Breakfast,  Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation Options: Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge, Mid-range: Enganzi Game Lodge, Budget: Bush Lodge

Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala

This 4th day is the last day of your Uganda wildlife safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park. You have breakfast in the morning then be driven back to Kampala on your 4×4 safari vehicle. Arriving in the evening your guide drops you off either in Kampala or at Entebbe International Airport.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

End of the 4 Days Safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Safari inclusions

  • Park entrance fees and taxes
  • Full board accommodation
  • Nature walk fees
  • Entrance fees & taxes
  • Game drives by 4×4 safari Vehicle
  • Accommodation & meals as indicated
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  •  A professional English speaking knowledgeable driver-guide
  • Bottled drinking water on board

Safari Exclusions

  • International flights & Visas
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Any changes to the itinerary 
  • Laundry
  • Optional Activity not included in the itinerary
  • Tourist insurance/ local health insurance

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