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3-Day Camping Safari in Ishasha

Tour Overview

Uganda, often referred to as the Pearl of Africa, boasts some of the most diverse and breathtaking landscapes on the continent. Among its many natural wonders lies the magnificent Queen Elizabeth National Park, a gem that beckons adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike. Embarking on a 3-day camping safari in this pristine wilderness promises an unforgettable journey filled with close encounters with wildlife, mesmerizing landscapes, and the thrill of camping under the African stars.

Tour Highlights

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  • Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Queen Eliabeth National Park located in south western Uganda.
  • Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon Kazinga channel boot cruise boosting with the highest concentration of hippos and variety of animals.
  • Day 3: Morning game drive and departure

Activity highlights

  • Game Drives
  • Boat Cruise

3-Day Camping Safari in Ishasha: Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, the adventure begins early in the morning as you depart from your accommodation in Kampala, Uganda’s vibrant capital city. The journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park is an experience in itself, as you traverse through the scenic countryside, passing picturesque villages and lush greenery. Along the way, your knowledgeable guide provides insights into Uganda’s rich culture, history, and wildlife conservation efforts, setting the stage for the safari ahead. You will have enroute lunch in Mbarara town and continue with the journey to the park.
As you approach the park gates, anticipation builds, and soon you find yourself immersed in the heart of the wilderness. The first stop on your itinerary is the Mweya Peninsula, a prime location for wildlife viewing. Upon arrival, you set up camp at a designated site overlooking the vast savannah plains and the glistening waters of the Kazinga Channel.
After settling in, it’s time to embark on your first game drive, a thrilling journey into the heart of Queen Elizabeth National Park. With the guidance of your experienced ranger, you venture deep into the bush in search of the park’s legendary inhabitants. From majestic elephants and graceful antelopes to elusive leopards and lions, the diversity of wildlife is simply awe-inspiring.
As the golden sun begins to set on the horizon, casting a warm glow over the landscape, you return to camp for a delicious dinner prepared over an open fire. As the night falls, you gather around the campfire, swapping stories and listening to the sounds of the African night. Under a blanket of stars, you drift off to sleep, serenaded by the symphony of the wild.

Accommodation Options:

  • Mweya Safari lodge campsite

Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

Awakening to the gentle melodies of birdsong, you greet the new day with a sense of excitement and wonder. After a hearty breakfast, you set out for a morning game drive, eager to explore more of Queen Elizabeth National Park’s hidden treasures. This time, your route takes you along the scenic Kasenyi Plains, renowned for their abundant wildlife and sweeping vistas.
As you traverse the savannah, your keen-eyed guide points out various species of birds, from colorful kingfishers to majestic eagles, adding a new dimension to your safari experience. Along the way, you encounter herds of buffalo grazing peacefully, elegant giraffes browsing on acacia trees, and playful warthogs darting through the grasslands.
Midway through the morning, you take a break from your game drive and return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, embark on a boat safari along the legendary Kazinga Channel. Drifting along the tranquil waters, you have the opportunity to observe a myriad of aquatic life, including hippos, crocodiles, and an array of water birds. The boat safari provides a unique perspective of the park, allowing you to witness the interplay between land and water in this vibrant ecosystem. You continue your exploration with an evening game drive, delving deeper into the park’s remote corners in search of rare and elusive species. As the sun begins to dip below the horizon, painting the sky in hues of orange and pink, you return to camp for another memorable evening under the African sky.

Accommodation Options:

  • Ishasha Wilderness Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Farewell to the Wilderness

On your final day in Queen Elizabeth National Park, you rise before dawn to catch a glimpse of the park’s nocturnal inhabitants stirring from their slumber. With the aid of a spotlight, you embark on a thrilling night game drive, venturing into the darkness in search of elusive predators and elusive night dwellers. The thrill of spotting a leopard or a hunting lion in the moonlight is an experience that will stay with you long after the safari ends.
After a hearty breakfast back at camp, it’s time to bid farewell to the wilderness and begin your journey back to Kampala. As you traverse the rugged terrain, your mind is filled with memories of the incredible sights and sounds you encountered during your time in Queen Elizabeth National Park. From the majestic elephants roaming the plains to the breathtaking sunsets over the savannah, each moment was a testament to the beauty and diversity of Uganda’s natural heritage. Arriving in Mbarara town where you will have your lunch. Embark on the journey.
As you reach the outskirts of Kampala, you reflect on the profound impact that your safari experience has had on you. Not only did you have the opportunity to witness some of Africa’s most iconic wildlife in their natural habitat, but you also gained a deeper appreciation for the delicate balance of life in the wilderness. The memories of your 3-day camping safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park will forever hold a special place in your heart, serving as a reminder of the unparalleled beauty and wonder of the African continent.

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Includes & Excludes

Tour includes

Gorilla and Chimpanzee trekking permits
All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
Accommodation and meals
Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
Professional Tour Guide

Package Excludes

International Flights
Items of Personal Nature
Tips and Gratuity

Getting There

The trip will start from Entebbe or Kampala to Kibale National Park to Queen Elizabeth National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and End in Entebbe or Kampala Uganda.

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    Tour can depart on any day of the week.
    Tour can be customized
    Transportation in Landcruiser or minivan with pop up for game viewing
    Suitable for solo travelers
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