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4 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park And Ssese Island Safari

4 Day Queen Elizabeth National Park and Ssese Island Safari

4-Day Queen Elizabeth National Park and Ssese Island Safari: Queen Elizabeth National Park is the most popular park in Uganda. It was named after Queen Elizabeth II of England, who visited the park in 1952. The park boasts the most diversified environments, making it home to a wide variety of bird species, animals, insects, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals.

It is well-known for its tree-climbing lions in the Ishasha sector, crater lakes, wooded gorges with chimps, Savannah plains, marshes, rivers, and the picturesque Kazinga channel, which is home to a wealth of species

The Ssese Islands are a group of 84 islands located in Lake Victoria. Lake Victoria is Africa’s biggest freshwater lake. The Ssese Islands are located in Kalangala District, about 51 kilometers from Entebbe. The main activity on the islands is fishing, although tourism is quickly catching up. The Ssese Islands are one of the most popular tourist destinations in Uganda. Bugala Island is the most populous and visited. Bubembe Island, Nsirwe Island, Funve Island, Bugaba Island, Serinya Island, Kitobo Island, Kigungu, Ngamba, and Kalangala (where the district administrative offices are situated) are the other main islands.


Safari Highlights

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 2: Game drive and boat safari on Kazinga channel

Day 3: Travel to Ssese Islands Bugala

Day 4: Departure to Kampala or Entebbe


Activity highlights

Game drives

Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel

Ssese island


Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

For a wildlife safari in Uganda, go to Queen Elizabeth National Park, a mixture of wonders located in southwestern Uganda. This Uganda wildlife trip to Queen Elizabeth will allow you to experience breathtaking panoramas and scenery in the Ugandan countryside. You will pass through agricultural areas with various individuals working or sitting at artisan booths or fresh fruit and vegetable markets. Most dwellings are near the road for easy access to transportation as well as for services such as power and water.

You will experience life in both the Southern and Northern Hemispheres during your stopover at the Equator monument. Lunch will be served en-route then proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Check-in your lodge, and then hit the wild for an evening game drive, expecting to see lions, buffalos, waterbucks, elephants, hyenas, warthogs, and many more. Afterward, you will return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.


Day 2: Game drive and boat safari on Kazinga channel

The day will begin very early with an early morning game drive, touring the park on the Kasenyi Plains in search of predators and grazers with your tour guide.

After returning to the resort for lunch or bringing a picnic lunch, you will go on a boat safari on the Kazinga Channel, which connects Lake Edward and Lake George. This provides a fantastic opportunity to picture hippos, Buffaloes, Elephants, and gorgeous bird species along the lake and thereafter return to the lodge.

During the evening, you will relax at the lodge or have an optional game drive. Dinner and an overnight stay at the lodge


Day 3: Travel to Ssese Islands Bugala

Enjoy your early morning breakfast, check out the lodge, travel to Kampala, and then to the Nakiwogo landing spot in Entebbe before 2:00 pm to catch up with your ferry to Ssese islands. While on your ferry ride, take in the sights of the world’s second-biggest freshwater lake.

The ferry lets everyone off in Lutoboka Bay on Bugala Island, and by this point, you’ve probably realized how gorgeous the island is. Check into the hotel, have a shower, and go for a walk to soak in the breathtaking view. The remainder of the evening will be spent resting on the white sand beach. Later in the evening, a campfire can be lit upon request.

Dinner and an overnight stay at the lodge


Day 4: Departure to Kampala or Entebbe

After breakfast, you will be transferred back to Entebbe or Kampala. The ferry departs Bugala at 8 a.m., arriving in Entebbe at 11 a.m. Your guide will transport you back to Entebbe International Airport, Kampala, or Jinja. We believe you would have had a wonderful time on Bugala Island and departed with wonderful memories. Book or customise your safari now

The safari includes

  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Meals
  • Safari guide
  • Accommodations
  • Meals
  • Drinking water
  • Park entry fees