Queen Elizabeth National Park Fly In Safari

You may depart from Kajjansi airstrip or Entebbe international airport

3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Fly In Safari

This 3 days Queen Elizabeth National Park Fly in Safari tour is designed for individuals who have less time, and do not like long hours’ drive but would want to explore Queen Elizabeth National Park. Therefore, flying in is an ideal option to avoid a 6-7 hour drive from Kampala / Entebbe to Queen Elizabeth national park. You may depart from Kajjansi airstrip or Entebbe international airport with either Aerolink or Kampala executive aviation land in Mweya or Kasese town. This 3 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park Fly in Safari involves wildlife sighting game drive, Boat cruise safari along the Kazinga channel and community tour to Lake Katwe. While in Queen Elizabeth National park, you have an opportunity to see several animals such as the Lion, Warthogs, Caped Buffaloes, Elephants, Leopards, Spotted hyenas, Hippopotamuses, various antelope species among others plus bird species.

Highlights of 3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Fly in Safari

Day 1: Pick up from your hotel / residence – Drive to Entebbe Airport / Kajjansi airstrip to fly in to Queen Elizabeth national park – Visit Katwe salt mining village

Day 2: Morning wildlife sighting game drive – 2 hours’ afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel – Visit Kasoga fishing Village

Day 3: Morning game drive – Drive to the Airstrip for your internal flight to Entebbe airport/ Kajjansi airstrip

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick Up- Fly to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Visit Katwe salt mining community (Flight time: One and half hours).

Today, depending on the scheduled time of your internal flight to Queen Elizabeth national park, our safari guide will pick you from hotel/ residence in Kampala or Entebbe and drive you either to Kajjansi airstrip or Entebbe airport for your flight to Queen Elizabeth National Park landing at Mweya airstrip inside Queen Elizabeth national park. Upon landing at the airstrip, you will be warmly received by our safari guide who will transfer you by road to your respective booked accommodation to check in, have lunch and a short rest and then go to Lake Katwe which is surrounded by the park where local people extract salt. Lake Katwe is one of the most known crater lakes in the formerly active volcanic area north-east of Lake Edward and south-east of Lake George throughout Uganda and the entire East African region for its substantial salt production found within an explosion. The Lake shores are lined with small pans of water from which salt is mined from the bottom. The visit to Lake Katwe will give you an opportunity to interact with the local people who have done salt extraction for many years and show you they do it and give you a chance to participate in the activity too. Most of the tools they use are indigenous. After the community experience, drive back to your booked accommodation to relax, be served dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation option; Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury), Elephant Hab Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Bush Lodge (Self-contained tents standard)

Meal plan; Lunch / Dinner

Day 2: Queen Elizabeth national Park – Morning wildlife sighting game drive – Afternoon boat cruise on Kazinga Channel – Visit Kasoga Community

Wake very early in the morning cup to be served breakfast and then drive to Kasenyi plains in Queen Elizabeth national park for an early morning wildlife sighting game drive in search for savannah wild mammals and birds plus enjoying the beautiful views of the plain savannah game. During your game drive, you may spot herds of buffaloes, elephants, big cats like lions and leopards, other predators like Spotted hyenas, Civets, spot several antelope species, some primates like Vervet monkeys, olive baboons, Warthogs and many other species. Your safari driver guide will help you to spot several species and share with you lots of information about everything that you will encounter. Return to your accommodation to spend some minutes relaxing, have lunch and then drive to the Kazinga channel for a 2 hours’ boat cruise. Kazinga channel is said to be the largest natural water channel in the whole world and has the highest concentrations of hippopotamuses recorded in the whole world. While on this afternoon boat safari on the beautiful Kazinga channel, you will several water mammals and birds like the Nile crocodiles, huge hippos, caped buffaloes, elephants and many more that visit this channel for swimming and drinking water. After the cruise safari at around 5 pm, drive to Kasoga community a small fishing village in the park to interact with the indigenous people to know how they do their fishing activities, understand how people can co-exist with wildlife in harmony and then take park in some of their activities. Later drive back to your accommodation for dinner and an overnight

Accommodation option; Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury), Elephant Hab Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Bush Lodge (Self-contained tents standard)

Meal plan; Breakfast/ Lunch / Dinner

Day 3: Queen Elizabeth national park – Morning game drive – Fly back to Entebbe

After breakfast, get all your bags, check out of your lodge and drive to the park for another game drive to search for mammal wildlife species. This game drive may give a chance to encounter those species that you would have been missed during your previous game drive mostly the predators like Leopards, spotted hyenas, Lions and more Elephants, Buffaloes later, transfer to Mweya Airstrip for your return internal flight to Entebbe or Kajjansi airstrip where you will meet our safari drive who will welcome you and take you back to your residence or Hotel in Kampala / Entebbe. This will be End of your 3 days Fly in Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Meal plan; Lunch / Dinner

3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Fly in Safari include:

Transportation for 4 days in a well modified safari vehicle either land cruiser or safari van (4×4, air-conditioned and pop up roof)

Accommodation on full board meal plan for 2 nights

Fuel for 3 days

Professional English speaking driver guide for 3 days

All park entrance and activities fees,

All en-route meals as mentioned in the itinerary

Pick and drop off

Return domestic flights from Entebbe airport / Kajjansi airstrip to Mweya airstrip and back

Bottled mineral water

All government applicable taxes

A visit to Katwe salt mining village

A visit to Kasoga fishing village

Two game drives,

2 hours’ kazinga channel afternoon boat safari

Kayabwe Equator landmark

3 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Fly in Safari exclude:

Personal Travel insurance,

International flights, (Can be arranged on request)

Accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala before and after the tour (It can be arranged on request)

Travel visa

Drinks and Meals not mentioned in trip plan,

Alcoholic and soft drinks (Sodas, Beers, wines, special juice and coffee orders)

Souvenirs and gifts

Other personal requirements like Cigarettes, laundry, telephone

Staff tips

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