Queen Elizabeth National Park enjoys a stunning location on the rift valley floor between Lakes Edward and George where a mosaic of habitat supports 95 mammal species and a remarkable 612 species of birds. It lies on the rift valley floor where it rises 480m from 910m at the Kazinga channel to 1390m in the explosion crater field.

Residents of Queen Elizabeth National Park’s grassland include elephant, Cape buffalo, Uganda kob, waterbuck, warthog, giant forest hog, lion, leopard and hyena. Topi are found in Ishasha while forest primates are found in kyambura gorge and Maramagambo forest.

Queen Elizabeth National Park has the largest bird population in Africa. Photo is courtesy of Uganda Travel Bureau archives.

Ishasha the park’s remote southern sector provides a true wilderness experience. Diverse habitats including the Ishasha River, savanna woodland and the marshy Lake Edward flats support a variety of wildlife including the famous tree climbing lions and the rare shoe bill stork.

The 40km long Kazinga channel provides Queen Elizabeth National Park’s prime wildlife spectacle. Its shoreline attracts a large number of birds, mammals and reptiles year round. These can be seen from two covered launches.


Day 1.
After breakfast you depart to Queen Elizabeth National Park in Western Uganda with a stop over at the Equator. You will have lunch at the Agip Motel in Mbarara. Game drive while proceeding to Mweya Safari Lodge. Dinner and Night at Mweya Safari Lodge.(L,D)

Day 2.
Wake up Early have breakfast then you go for a game drive. Return to the lodge for Lunch. At 3.00pm you will go for a launch trip on the Kazinga Channel to see a variety of Birds and Animals. Dinner and night at the Mweya Safari Lodge. (B, L, D).

Day 3.
After Break fast you go for a nature walk in Maramagambo Forest. Thereafter you proceed for your journey to Kampala. You will have lunch en-route. (B, L)

The Safari price Includes:

  • Full board accommodation in Mweya Safari Lodge.
  • Lunch at Agip Motel.
  • Park Fees.
  • Launch Trip Fees.
  • Private internal transportation in a 4WD inclusive of Driver.
  • Driver’s allowance, fuel and taxes.