• 3 Days from
    $1120 p/p in USD
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Barien Safaris

  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda



Tour Type

Tour Type


Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Mid Range

Tour Overview

This 3-day safari will take you to Uganda’s most visited national park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, which covers an area of 1,978 sq km and is found in the western part of the country, approximately 376 km from Kampala. It has a variety of ecosystems including dazzling lakes, Kazinga Channel, extensive savannah, humid forests and lush wetlands.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Wildlife:
    Birds, Ugandan Kob, Hippo, Crocodile, Giraffe, Waterbuck, Warthog, Big Five
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Boat Cruise
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Kampala
  • Minimum age:

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 1,120 per person, based on 2 people

What's Included

  • Accommodation & meals (full board)
  • Tour guide (English speaking)
  • Transportation
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Touring and photography

What's Excluded

  • Flights & visas
  • Kampala hotel fees
  • Beverages/drinks and any other optional activities
  • Tips
  • Laundry services


  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Barien Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Barien Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

Wake up early and enjoy breakfast in the hotel. You will be picked up from the hotel by your guide at 7:30 am who will brief you before you embark on the 6-hour journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park/ One the way have stopovers at the Equator, where you can take photographs, and in Mbarara town at Agip Motel for lunch.

Continue to the park, driving through the spectacular landscape characterised by open grasslands, Ankole long horned cattle, tea plantations, the rift valley escarpment and various woodlands. You will reach the park in late afternoon and have a game drive on your way to your lodge. Have dinner and spend overnight.

Overnight: Katara Lodge/Mweya Safari Lodge (luxury), Kasenyi Safari Camp/Ihamba Safari Lodge (moderate), Simba Safari Camp (budget)

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Begin your day with a delicious cup of coffee/tea before getting on with a game drive on different trails in the park including the Kasenyi trail. Along the Kasenyi trail there is a great opportunity of see a wide variety of animals like water bucks, Uganda kobs, elephants, buffaloes, lions, warthogs as well as plenty of birds. After the drive, go back to the lodge and have breakfast and later lunch.

During the afternoon, you will enjoy cruising on a 2-hour boat safari along Kazinga Channel that connects Lake George and Lake Edward. While on the boat you will see a good number of animals like hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, warthogs, elephants and kobs. The boat cruise is also ideal for bird watching, you may spot malachite kingfishers and pink backed pelicans on the banks and in trees. After the cruise you head back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Overnight: Katara Lodge/Mweya Safari Lodge (luxury), Kasenyi Safari Camp/Ihamba Safari Lodge (moderate), Simba Safari Camp (budget)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

With the superb memories of the past two days, you will enjoy a final tasty breakfast. Then check out of the lodge. You could choose to have a primate walk in the park. Enjoy your lunch along the way, as well as stopover at Mpambire drum centre where you will see how drums are made by the local craftsmen. You may want to buy some souvenirs. Proceed to Kampala, where you will be dropped off at your hotel in the evening.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

End of Safari

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