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4 Days Lions wildlife Safari in Queen Elizabeth National park

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4 Days Lions wildlife safari and Kazinga channel boat tour in Queen Elizabeth national parkThis 4 Days Lions wildlife safari and Kazinga channel boat tour will show you the best of Queen Elizabeth in a very short time. It is perfect for those who have limited time but still want to experience the African bushes of Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda. This safari can be combined with Gorilla tracking and Habituation in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Trip Highlights for the 4 days wildlife safari

  • Night and day Game drives in the Northern sector of the park
  • Boat safari at Kazinga channel
  • Tree climbing lions in Ishasha sector


Day 1: Pick up from Kampala and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National park- Night Game Drive

Today 6:30 am, your guide will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Queen Elizabeth National park passing through the rolling hills in the country side. You will have a stopover at the equator for photos, and an opportunity to stand in 2 hemispheres at the same time. You will arrive at the lodge in the afternoon, have lunch and after lunch you will relax.

You will then go for the night game drive for to experience the nocturnal wildlife. Look out for lions, elephants, African Cape buffalo among others. In your vehicle, you will be with an armed ranger from Uganda Wildlife Authority and a spot light.

You will return to the lodge for late dinner
Journey Time: 7 hours- Excludes break time
Accommodation: Mazike Valley Lodge (Luxury), Marafiki Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Elephant Hab Lodge (Budget)
Meal plan: All meals

Day 2: Lion Tracking – Boat Safari on Kazinga channel

Today after breakfast, you will go for Lion Tracking research experience. You will go out in the Savannah with a research and tracking devices to search for the collared lions in the northern part of Queen Elizabeth National park. This lion tracking research is carried out by Uganda Wildlife Authority and the Uganda Carnivore program and during the experience, you will learn about lions, their habits, their environment and habituation calls. Be assured that you will be able to see lions.

After the lion tracking safari, your guide will drive you to Mweya Safari lodge for lunch. After lunch you will go for a boat safari at the famous Kazinga channel that connects lakes Edward and George. During the boat safari, you will see lots of birds, and animals that include elephants, countless hippos, crocodiles, buffalos, monitor lizards among other.

You will return to the lodge with en route game drive. You will get to your lodge in time for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Mazike Valley Lodge (Luxury), Marafiki Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Elephant Hab Lodge (Budget)
Meal Plan: All meals

Day 3: Transfer to Ishasha sector for Tree Climbing Lions

Today morning, after breakfast, your guide will transfer you to Ishasha sector, which is the Southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will arrive at sector ready for the Tree Climbing Lions safari. Apart from tree climbing lions, look out for other wildlife that include elephants, hyenas, buffalos, antelopes and baboons. After the game drive, you will go to your lodge, check in and have lunch.

In the afternoon, you will go back for the afternoon game drive to search for more lions which climb up their favorite fig trees when it gets hot.
If you stay at Ishasha Wildlerness camp, after the game drive, you will go for a Sun downer and snacks in the Ishasha wilderness.

You will have dinner and overnight
Journey Time: 3 hours- Excludes breaks
Accommodation: Ishasha Wilderness Camp (High end), Enjojo Lodge cottages (Mid-range), Enjojo Bamboo huts (Budget)
Meal Plan: All meals

Day 4: Morning Tree Lions game driver – Transfer to Kampala or Entebbe

Today after breakfast, you will go for another game drive before driving back to Kampala and or Entebbe. You will have lunch en route and you will arrive at your destination in the evening.

Kindly note that accommodation for tonight is not inclusive, let us know if we should book for you a hotel in Kampala or Entebbe for a night or more.

Journey Time: 7 hours- excludes stops
Accommodation: Not included
Meal plan: All meals

Important to Know

  • This is a private tour which can depart anytime of the year
  • The tour can be tailor made to suit your safari needs
  • 4 x 4 WD safari vans or land cruisers are using during the whole safari
  • There are other extension tours that can be combined with this safari

Cost includes

  • 4 x 4 WD customized safari vehicle with a pop up roof
  • English speaking professional safari driver/guide
  • All activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All meals while on safari
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Park entry fees
  • All fuel

Cost excludes

  • International airfare
  • Visa fees
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses (laundry, drinks, calls etc)
  • Tips for your safari guide and site guides

When you book your trip with Gorilla Link Tours to any of our destinations, Gorilla Link Tours will donate US$ 5 per person to persons with Albinism.

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