5 days Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari


About this activity

  • Free Cancellation Free cancellation up to 30 day(s) prior departure, after which the tour cancellation policy applies Learn More.
  • Duration:5 Day(s)
  • Activities
    • National Parks & Sanctuaries Tours
    • Safari Tours
    • Wildlife Safari Tours
  • Travel StylePremium
  • Guiding Type: Live Guide/Instructor
  • Guide Language
    • English
  • Tour Vibe Active
  • Recommended For
    • Couple
    • Family/Kids
    • Senior
    • Solo
    • Women
    • Youth
  • Destination Country: Uganda, Africa,
    • Uganda
    • Kampala
    • Queen Elizabeth National Park
    • ishasha sector
    • Kampala
  • Pickup

    Entebbe International Airport

    From: To:
    11:00 AM 11:30 AM
  • Drop-off

    Entebbe International Airport

    From: To:
    11:00 AM 11:30 AM
  • Age Range 15 - 90 (Years Old)
Tour Highlights

Chimpanzee tracking
Climbing lions game drive
crossing the equator
Boat cruises
Bird watching during the activity

Tour Introduction

This Uganda safari offers the best experiences, including chimpanzee tracking, in Queen Elizabeth National Park with its magnificent crater lakes, vast savanna plains, lush vegetation and remarkable wildlife. The safari will bring you close to 100 species of mammals and around 600 types of birds which dwell in the park. Animal species include hippos, forest hogs and Uganda kobs which are all commonly seen on the magnificent Mweya Peninsula in its beautiful waterfront location within the shadows of Mountain Rwenzori. Isolated Ishasha Sector has resident tree-climbing lions, the Maramagambo forest is home to diverse species of monkeys plus birds, the crater lakes attract thousands of beautiful pink flamingos while in the Kyambura Gorges habituated chimpanzees live.


Our experienced driver/guide will pick you up from the hotel/airport and drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park in western Uganda. The journey has beautiful views of the tea plantations and we stop in Fort Portal for lunch on the way. Afterwards we continue the drive to our destination passing crater lakes, mountain ranges, banana plantations as well as crossing the Equator line. Proceed to the Queen Elizabeth National Park where we are spending the night inside the park as we prepare for the following day.

After breakfast we will go for a morning game drive looking for wildlife such as lions, elephants, hippos, hyenas, leopards, impalas, buffalos, Ugandan kobs and many others as well as numerous bird species. After the game drive, we go back to the hotel for lunch before getting ready for an afternoon or evening boat cruise when we hope to see wildlife coming down to the water’s edge to drink.

Early in the morning after breakfast, we go chimpanzee tracking as well as another chance of seeing other animals while you’re tracking the chimps within the park. After chimpanzee tracking, we drive to another destination for another night as we get ready for the next day’s activity, a game drive to see the famous tree-climbing lions and other species.

Go on a morning game drive to find the climbing lions as well as other wildlife. After the game drive. After the game drive, we come back to the hotel for lunch, rest a bit and get ready for the following day departure.

In the morning after breakfast, we will start our journey back to Kampala, either to the hotel or to the airport.


Pickup & Drop-Off
  • Meat
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Jeep & 4WD
Other Included

Chimpanzee tracking permit
Hotel/airport Pick up and drop off
Park entry fees (all game drives)


  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Extra Services

Other Excluded:

Tips for the guides
Flight tickets
Visa processing
Drinks during and after the meals

Covid Safety

All driver/guides will undergo a Covid19 training focused on prevention,recognizing symptoms, and procedures

Guides/drivers will be required to regularly wash hands

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff .Regular temperature checks for staff

Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival

Transportation vehicles will be regularly sanitized
Social distancing enforced throughout experience

A non-contact thermometer will be available in each vehicle. 
All passengers, including the driver guide, will screen their temperature daily
before the start of activities

We may revise itineraries in order to ensure social distancing and to minimize direct contact with local communities


  • Sep2023
  • Oct2023
  • Nov2023

Tour Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 day(s) prior departure, Or traveler will pay 20 % of the tour amount

This tour is inclusive of the wildlife permit (Chimp permit), and it is non-refundable when the tour is canceled, therefore we deduct the percentage equivalent to the wildlife permit from the tour cost, If you cancel: 90 days or more Charge: 20% of tour cost If you cancel: 89 – 55 days Charge: 40% of tour cost If you cancel: 54 – 30 days Charge: 60% of tour cost If you cancel: 29 – 15 days Charge: 80% of tour cost If you cancel: 14 – 0 days Charge: 100% of tour cost/ no refund

Tour Date Change Policy

Tour Date can be changed 15 day(s) prior departure

Good To Know


Water: Chimpanzee trekking can be very tiresome and you need to refill your tank as the trek goes on. It is advisable to park a few water filtrations tablets before you come for the trek.

Boots: You will need good waterproof comfortable shoes. Sometimes it rains during the trek, so skid proof shoes can come in handy.

Rain Jacket: You are advised to carry rain jacket because if rains very often in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Snack: You can carry a light snack to give you some energy during the walk in the forest
Trouser and Shirts, forest is covered with thick undergrowth,  therefore light trousers and long sleeved shirts are advised.

Socks: You will have to tuck in the trousers into the socks to avoid insects crawling inside.

Gloves: You will need Gardening gloves because you will be grabbing tree branches, leaves, name it, and some can be thorny.

Camera: Carry a good camera (no flash ) to capture this lifetime experience


Chimpanzees can catch diseases, you must not enter the forest if you’re sick

Do not leave litter in the forest

If you need to urinate or defecate, do so off the trail, bury your waste in a hole (30cm deep) along with any toilet paper.

Keep as quite as possible in the forest, you will see more

Keep at least 8 meters (25ft) from the Chimpanzee at all times

Do not mimic Chimpanzees’ vocalization

Do not chase the Chimpanzees

Do not eat near the Chimpanzees


Accommodation before and after can be arranged
The upfront equivalent to the Chimpanzee permit is non-refundable


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