Overview of your 4 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Your 4 days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park is an affordable and short wildlife safari in Uganda that gives you a chance to see over 95 mammal species, 10 primate species, over 600 bird species and mountain gorillas in Uganda. The safari starts and ends in either Kampala (Uganda’s amazing capital) or Entebbe international airport for tourists including arrival and departure.

Spread over 1,978sqkm (764sqmi) savannah plains and extending from lake George in the north east to lake Edward in south western Uganda this beautiful land is connected by the Kazinga channel. Hosting about 95 mammal species the most popular ones that you will see include the African leopard, African buffalo, Ugandan kob, African bush elephant, Nile crocodile, tree climbing lions, hippopotamuses, water buck, and our closest relatives the chimpanzees.

Just before you get enough on your Uganda wildlife tour to Queen Elizabeth National Park, about 5000 hippos, approximately 2500 elephants and over 10,000 buffaloes will be there for sighting.

4 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park safari highlights

Day 1: Upon arrival, your driver will drive you to Queen Elizabeth National park 413km away from Entebbe international airport. Stop at the equator for photography, have lunch in Mbarara and do an evening game drive on arrival.

Day 2: Wake up to an early morning game drive and you will have an evening boat cruise at the 45km long Kazinga channel.

Day 3: You will go for chimpanzee trekking at Kyambura gorge in the morning and drive through the Ishasha sector in search of the tree climbing lions in the evening.

Day 4: Visit the scenic crater lakes or do a morning game drive then return to Kampala or Entebbe international airport for departure.

Details of the 4 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 1 of your 4 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

4 days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Upon setting foot on the land of the Pearl of Africa, your professional safari driver guide will be waiting to take you through this beautiful land during your 4 days Uganda wildlife safari. Your guide will brief you about the safari and gladly start the drive 413km to Western Uganda. After about 122km of your drive, you will stop at the equator line for a double hemisphere experience, here you can do anything you have ever thought of doing in 2 different hemispheres. Upon arrival at this popular Uganda safari destination of Queen Elizabeth national park, you do an evening game drive then go to your hotel for dinner and an overnight. This game drive depends on your time of arrival, early arrival is recommended.

Day 2 of your 4 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

4 days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After an early morning breakfast, your driver guide will pick you up and drive to the park headquarters for an early morning game drive. A game drive is the perfect way of viewing wildlife in action up close on a wildlife safari in Uganda. The game drive lasts about 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 on the 45m stretch that joins lakes Edward and George. This is when to sight the hippopotamuses and crocodiles plus numerous bird species.

 

Day 3 of your 4 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

4 days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

The Kyambura gorge sector is the home to habituated chimpanzees of Queen Elizabeth National park situated in the eastern corner of the park. Your driver guide will transfer you to this sunken rainforest (valley of apes) for a chimpanzee trekking experience. Chimpanzee trekking below the tree stems and thick canopy is a non-rivaled experience. In the evening, you will drive through the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National park in search of the amazing tree climbing lions as they reluctantly gaze from the tree stems.

 

Day 4 of your 4 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

4 days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

On the last day of your wildlife tour in Uganda, you can visit the beautiful scenic crater lakes in Queen Elizabeth National park. These explosion crater lakes are historically formed from destructive eruptions that did not build up volcanoes but simply blew ash and rock. The lakes offer beautiful sceneries hosting numerous bird species. 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. After all is done, you return to Kampala or Entebbe international airport for departure. It will be a late evening departure.

End of your 4 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

If its about wildlife then Queen Elizabeth is the best destination, start your safari plan today and you will tell the story better.