3 Day Uganda Safari – Uganda is one of the best safari destinations in Africa, with several safari parks to visit. There are several uganda 3 day safari tours packages which you can book based on your preference of activities. There are 10 national parks in Uganda, many of which you can visit for the uganda 3 day safari tours. The activities which you can do while on your 3 day Uganda safari holiday range from Gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, wildlife viewing, adventure sports and so much more.

3 Day Uganda Safari

Uganda is one of the top African destinations with interesting tour activities such as gorilla trekking, chimp tracking, wildlife viewing, lion tracking experiences, water rafting, mountain climbing, canoeing and boat rides among others. Most of these take place in the protected wildlife areas. Uganda has ten national parks namely Murchison falls national park, Queen Elizabeth national park, Lake Mburo national park, Kibale national park, Rwenzori Mountains national park, Bwindi impenetrable national park, Mgahinga national park, Mount Elgon national park, Kidepo national park and Semuliki national park. Each of these national parks has activities that make it stand out among others due to the wildlife they have, landscapes and sceneries or other features. There are however other places out of these parks where tourists go for adventurous tour activities, for example, Mabira forest for forest walks, zip lining, Sipi falls for short hikes to watch the wondrous waterfalls, Jinja for water rafting and boat rides, Ngamba island to watch chimps in the sanctuary and Ziwa rhino sanctuary to track for rhinos among others.

A 3 day Uganda Safari can take you to any of the above destinations where you do exciting activities in these few days. We design itineraries for travelers to explore the best of what the Pearl of Africa can offer in 3 days which will give you the most interesting life time stories.

3 days Uganda safari to Murchison falls national park takes you to this biggest national park in Uganda and offers you an opportunity to view the thrilling Murchison waterfalls, watch a variety of game in the park and cruise along the River Nile. You could as well pass by Ziwa rhino sanctuary for rhino tracking.

A 3 days Uganda safari can also take you to the Bwindi national park which is a home to the largest population of the endangered mountain gorillas. This tour takes travelers to western Uganda through the numerous hills in the region to the rain forests of Bwindi. Tourists who go for gorilla trekking here have 98%chances of seeing the gorilla families that have been habituated for tourism in the forest. You also have an opportunity to meet the tribe of people who lived in the forest with the mountain gorillas before the forest was gazette for tourism. They share their stories with tourists and entertain them with their traditional dances.

You can choose to utilize this brief safari of 3 days to explore the true wilderness that Uganda keeps in its northeastern region where tourists who visit it go for game drives in the vast savannah plains, the beautiful sceneries and cultural encounters. Animals seen on game drives include lions, leopards, cheetah, buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, elephants among others.

A 3 day Uganda safari can be used to visit Queen Elizabeth national park where we find lions which have a habit of climbing and resting up on the branches of trees. This is a great opportunity because this is a rare sighting in Africa apart from in Queen Elizabeth national park in Uganda and Lake Nakuru national park in Kenya. This safari also involves a boat cruise along Kazinga channel where visitors see numerous wildlife including hippos, crocodiles, elephants and a lot of birds among others.

Tourists who want to have a great experience of chimp tracking in 3 days are recommended to visit Kibale national park where they go for a thrilling trek in Kibale forest to search for chimps. This is the primate capital of the world and it has a lot of chimps that have been habituated for tracking.  More other primates are spotted in the forest as you walk through the trails.

One of the most breathtaking activities you ought not to miss out when you are in Uganda is white water rafting. This can as well be done to full satisfaction in these 3 days. It takes you to Jinja where you’ll have a brief stopover at Mabira forest for a forest walk and proceed to Jinja for water rafting.

Uganda is the best place for such dramatic activities when you need or have few days for you tour.

Recommended Uganda 3 day safari tours

3 Days Uganda Gorilla Safari

The 3 days Uganda gorilla safari takes you to the Bwindi impenetrable forest or to the Mgahinga Gorilla National park to track the endangered mountain gorillas in what is termed as a once in a lifetime experience by many travelers who have visited the gorillas.  The brief 3 uganda 3 day safari tours to see the gorillas is as follows:

Day 1: Pick-up from your hotel in Kampala and transfer to the Bwindi impenetrable forest national, home of the mountain gorillas.

Day 2: Go for morning briefing about the gorilla trekking rules then head-out into the forest in groups of eight to search for the allocated gorilla family. There is an optional visit to the Batwa community later in the afternoon when you return from seeing the mountain gorillas.

Day 3: Transfer back from the Bwindi forest to Kampala, briefly stopping over at the equator.

This uganda 3 day safari tour to see the mountain gorilla is available all year round. Read more / booking info 3 day uganda gorilla trekking tour

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari

Murchison falls national park is Uganda’s largest game reserve endowed with several game species including the lions, Elephants, buffaloes, leopards, hippos, Giraffes, Jakson hartbeasts, oribi, Uganda Kobs, waterbucks, and several others. The Park is also home to chimpanzees, baboons and several other monkey species and a variety of birds including the rare shoebill stork. If you are intrested in seeing all the big five, you can also stop over at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary en-route to Murchison falls national park. The brief 3 days murchison falls safari is as follows:

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison falls national Park, stopping over at the Ziwa rhino sanctuary to track the Rhinos then proceed to the park where you will visit the top of the falls then continue to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay

Day 2: Do an early morning game drive on the northern banks of murchison falls national park the later proceed for an afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the falls.

Day 3: Go for another morning game drive then exit the park and drive back to Kampala

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3 Days Queen Elizabeth national park safari

Queen Elizabeth national park is one of the most popular parks in Uganda named after the queen of England. The park is popular for having several game, birds and primates. One of the most popular activities being a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel, game drive in Ishasha to see the tree climbing lions and several other activities. Brief itinerary for 3 days queen elizabeth safari.

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to QENP, Visit crater lakes.

Day 2: Game drive in Kasenyi and after noon Kazinga boat cruise

Day 3: Optional chimp trekking in Kyambura or Kalinzu and departure.

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UGANDA’S LION HOTSPOTS

For the love of lions in wild in Africa then you can’t miss out Uganda on your next safari. Uganda is a welcoming and friendly environment has got a number of national parks and wildlife reserves where you expect to see a lot of animals in the wild

Talk about the panthera leo (the African lion) that stays in the savannas and grassland but you can’t find it in thick forests. The lion is the more diurnal compared to other carnivores.

Facts about lions I bet u never knew

  • lions sleep 20hours daily.
  • Lions crib in savannas not in jungles
  • Lions are not the kings of the jungle
  • Lions can run over 60meters in only 6seconds
  • Lions are the biggest carnivores in Africa weighing from 150-250kg

Lions in Uganda

Uganda’s lions can be accessed at 3 main savannah parks and these are; Murchison falls national park , kidepo valley national park and queen Elizabeth national park. In order to see the lions in the wild your tour operator has to include at least one of the above parks on your Uganda safari itinerary. Our local tour guides know where and how you see the lions and they are ready to drive you close to the lions but keeping a safe distance

Kidepo valley national park

The park is a home of about 132 lions throughout the park which covers an area of 1,344 square kilometers. Kidepo valley national park has got the highest concentration of lions plus a steady increase in number of lions compared to other parks thus making it the best destination of lions in Uganda.

Queen Elizabeth national park

Queen Elizabeth national parks offers you the best experience of lions ever. The park is focused on lion conservation with its southern and northern sectors that gives it the pride of the climbing lions. These climbing lions have raised an outstanding reputation to queen Elizabeth national park for having the highest concentration of tree climbing big cats worldwide. These lions can be seen on an evening game drive through the ishasha quadrant found in the southern section of queen Elizabeth national park chilling on the fig trees.

Murchison falls national park

The lions of Murchison falls national park are the real owners of the area as they prey around the weak kobs, antelopes, buffaloes and many more. They can be easily observed in the savannah grasslands plains of Murchison falls national park. Its advisable to go for game drives in the early morning and during the sunrise because the lions at Murchison are diurnals (they are mostly active during the day).

Lion tracking in Uganda

Led by experienced and expert researchers from Uganda carnivore program you safe and ready to go for lion tracking where you stand a chance to get personally closer to the king of all cats. During the tracking process you get to know the real behaviors, natural habitats and the feeding habits of lions after buying your lion tracking permit at only 50 us dollars for foreign travelers and 100,000 Ugandan shilling for east African travelers. The money is used in the support of the conservation of wildlife in Uganda.

Lion tracking in Uganda is more fascinating and active in queen Elizabeth national park compared to the other lion destinations as you have to go to the northern section of the park in the kasenyi plains and here you can observe the kings of cats hunting down their prey.

Queen Elizabeth national park is found in the southwestern part of Uganda near kasese district. The park is just 389 kilometers away from Kampala which the capital of Uganda making it a 5-6 hour drive.

Apart from the irresistible game drives and lion tracking there are further more activities to engage in while at queen Elizabeth national park and these include the boat cruise at the kazinga channel, birdwatching chimpanzee tracking and guided nature walks.

Is it your first time on Africa safari and vacations? It can also be your honeymoon or holiday. It’s high time to note that east Africa is the great pioneer of safari destinations thus making it the best place for first-timers. East Africa provides you the finest leisure introduction to Africa just in case you have never been to African. Starting with the safari heavens of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, the Indian Ocean islands of Zanzibar and Seychelles, and Rwanda.

East Africa is well known for its distinguished climate, vegetation, geographical features, and wildlife.

THE TOP EAST AFRICAN SAFARIS FOR FIRST-TIMERS

Honeymoon in Rwanda

 

Allow me to take you through the best safari destination and plans to first-time visitors or travelers who are willing and ready to come to Africa but particularly east Africa.

 

 

 

First of all start by browsing ADVENTURE IN THE WILD SAFARIS to safeguard your safari as you know before you go in for something, safety has to come first. Adventure in the wild safari is an Uganda-based safari operator who is ready to take you to whichever part of Africa safely and enjoying to the fullest.

The trips I am bringing to you here are meant to boost and inspire that travel feeling within you and to help you out in planning your first-time safari to East Africa.

  1. Uganda’s mountain gorillas, Kenya, and Tanzania’s wilderness game for 14 days through 8 destinations.

This is best for families, groups, single travelers, couples, and honeymooners.

This safari gives you a taste of both the rainforests and savannah wilderness and it’s suitable for first-timers. It’s best when you take two weeks focusing on the different game viewing, beautiful sceneries, mountain gorillas plus cultural encounters.

 

 

 

Highlights

  • The best accommodation facilities
  • Flights and 4×4 vehicle transfers between the destinations
  • Day and night game drives
  • meals
  • Life-changing nature walks
  • Gorilla trekking with half the world’s mountain gorillas
  • Cultural encounters with the pygmies / Batwa

 

  1. Kenya and Tanzania’s iconic migration safari for 9 days within 6 destinations

best for couples, single travelers, families, honeymooners, and groups

this is best between July and November as it’s the best season of the migration as the wildebeest move to Kenya’s Masai mara crossing the mara river in large numbers. During this safari, you are to start at Kenya in the Masai Mara and hereafter you head south to Tanzania for Serengeti, Lake Manyara plus the Ngorongoro crater. It’s advisable to spend at least 9 to 10 days.

 

Highlights

  • Flights and 4×4 vehicle transfers between the destination
  • Best accommodation facilities
  • Day and night game viewing
  • Nature walks
  • Witness the biggest African wildlife migration
  • The big five wild animals
  • African stories and delicious cuisine
  • Cultural encounters

 

 

  1. Rwanda gorillas and Serengeti wildlife safari in 12 days and 3 destinations

 best for single travelers, honeymooners, couples, groups, and families

here you are to start at Rwanda in the capital which is Kigali and expect to go to the Kigali genocide memorial to pass through the historical genocide moments, tour around the capital, and go for the mountain gorillas at volcanoes national park. After here we connect to Serengeti from Kigali to go in for the Serengeti plains, Ngorongoro crater, and many more.

 

 

Highlights

  • Flights and 4×4 vehicle transfers between the destination
  • Best accommodation facilities
  • Mountain gorillas
  • Game drives
  • Meals
  • Genocide history and culture

 

  1. Uganda’s equatorial wilderness and primates road trip safari for 12 days within 5 destinations

Best for single tourists, honeymooners, families, couples, and groups

Here you have to get ready for trekking half the world’s mountain gorillas. You are to enjoy the savannah and rainforest wilderness. Expecting the incredible climbing lions, chimpanzees the distinguished bird species, reptiles, and anonymous tree and butterfly species.

 

 

 

Highlights

 

  • Flights and 4×4 vehicle transfers between the destination
  • Best accommodation facilities
  • Mountain gorillas
  • Game drives
  • Meals
  • Cultural encounters
  • Nature walks
  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Beautiful sceneries.

 

  1. Gorilla encounter, Serengeti big game, and Zanzibar’s tucked away beaches for 16 days through 4 destinations

Best to single travelers, families, honeymooners, couples, and groups

Highlights

  • Flights and 4×4 vehicle transfers between the destination
  • Best accommodation facilities
  • Mountain gorillas
  • Game drives
  • Meals
  • Relax on the white sand beaches of Zanzibar island.