Queen Elizabeth national park safari prices
Queen Elizabeth national park safari prices : Queen Elizabeth national park is the second largest national park located in southwestern Uganda in four districts that is Kasese, Kamwenge, Rubirizi and Rukungiri. The national park was gazetted in 1952 and was initially named Kazinga channel national park before it was renamed to Queen Elizabeth national park in 1954 to commemorate the Queen’s visit Queen Elizabeth 11 of Britain. the park is one of the popular and most visited national park in Uganda due to abundant wildlife species including the famous tree climbing lions which are found in Ishasha sector southern part, elephants, leopards, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, bushbucks, waterbucks, hippos, crocodiles, warthogs, giant forest hogs, birds like open billed stork, papyrus Gonolek, African mourning dove, grey headed kingfisher, swamp nightjar, little bee-eater, Nubian woodpecker, primates like chimpanzees, L’hoest monkeys, baboons, vervet monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys among others.
Queen Elizabeth national park offers thrilling activities which visitors on a safari can engage in such as game drive, night game drive, lion tracking, mongoose tracking, boat cruise, nature walk, birding, hot air balloon, chimpanzee trekking among others. Achieve Global Safaris is one of the leading tour companies in Uganda that organize safari packages to Queen Elizabeth national park at an affordable price which is determined by the activities that you want to engage in while on a safari, accommodation type, transportation, length of your safari, safari guide/driver that will be driving you around and the car to be used during your safari in Queen Elizabeth national park.
Safari price breakdown of Queen Elizabeth national park
Park entrance fee
Park entrance fee is the money that is paid by any traveller so as to enter any national park therefore visitors on a safari in Queen Elizabeth national park will pay park entrance fees depending on the destination where they are coming from for example foreign non-residents will pay park entry fee of $40 and $20 for children, foreign residents will pay $30 and $10 for children, East African citizens will pay UGX 20,000 and UGX 5,000 for children. The park entrance fee is paid at the entrance of Queen Elizabeth national park and is valid after 24 hours.
Cost of safari activities in Queen Elizabeth national park
Queen Elizabeth national park offers different interesting and adventurous activities to visitors and each activity has its own price for example visitors who want to engage in day guided nature walk will pay $30 for foreign non-residents, $15 for foreign residents and UGX 10,000 for East African citizens. Visitors to engage in night nature walk will pay $40 for foreign non-residents, $20 for foreign residents and UGX 15,000 for East African citizens. Visitors who want to engage in birding will pay $30 for foreign non-residents, $30 for foreign residents and UGX 10,000 for East African citizens.
Chimpanzee trekking activity in Kyambura Gorge eastern part of the park costs $50 for foreign non-residents, $50 for foreign residents and UGX 30,000 for East African citizens. Boat cruise activity which is carried out at Kazinga channel a body channel that joins Lake George and Lake Edward and lasts for about 2 hours cost $30 for foreign non-resident, $30 for foreign resident and UGX 30,000 for East African citizens. experiential tourism activities like mongoose tracking which is carried out at Mweya peninsular cost $30 for foreign non-residents, $30 for foreign residents and $30,000 for East African citizens, hippo census activity costs $100 for foreign non-residents, $100 for foreign residents and UGX 100,000 for East African citizens, lion research tracking in Kasenyi plains cost $50 for foreign non-residents, $50 for foreign residents and UGX 50,000 for East African citizens.
Safari prices for the activities in Queen Elizabeth national park do not include the park entrance fees because it’s paid separately
Price of accommodation in Queen Elizabeth national park
The park has a wide range of luxury, midrange, budget and camping ground accommodation facilities where visitors on a safari can stay and they offer services and facilities like comfortable beds, en-suite bathrooms, swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, restaurants which serve both local and international meals, well stocked bar, great scenic views, sitting lounge among others. Accommodation prices in Queen Elizabeth national park are determined by the type for example budget lodge prices range from $50 to $80 per room, midrange lodge prices range from $80 to $185 per room and luxury lodge prices start from $190 per person when sharing a room. Achieve Global Safaris has various luxury and midrange lodges in Queen Elizabeth national park selected that offer quality services therefore in case you want to go on a safari in Queen Elizabeth national park, you can contact us for more details.
Cost of transportation on your Queen Elizabeth national park safari
When budgeting for transportation on your safari to Queen Elizabeth national park you consider a number of things such as the vehicle that will be used, fuel, number of days you will spend on a safari and the safari driver who will be transporting you to and from the park. Achieve Global Safaris on the other hand owns a number of safari vans which are spacious and in good conditions therefore you can contact us about transportation rates for any safari package in Queen Elizabeth national park.
On transportation cost there is also an option of flying from Entebbe airport or Kajansi airfield to Mweya airstrip therefore visitors who want to the flying option will contact Achieve Global Safaris so that we book for you a domestic plane ticket to the park. When budgeting for this flying option you will calculate the cost of a plane ticket to the park and the safari vehicle which will pick you up from Mweya airstrip to the lodge and also take you around while carrying out your safari activities.
Safari price breakdown for a 3 day Queen Elizabeth national park
On your 3 days Queen Elizabeth national park you will engage is various activities such as game viewing in Kasenyi plains, boat cruise at Kazinga channel and lion tracking therefore on your day 1: you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park which is a 6 to 7 hour journey and on arrival in the park go for an evening game drive, day 2: carry out lion tracking/morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise and on day 3: transfer back to Kampala. The 3days Queen Elizabeth national park safari will cost $1,820 for one person sleeping in a single room in luxury accommodation, $1,240 for one person sleeping in a single room in midrange accommodation and $1,120 for one person sleeping in a single room in budget accommodation. The safari prices include the activities mentioned, park entrance fees, safari vehicle, pick up and drop off, driver guide, accommodation, meals among others and they can change if you engage in other activities and also reduce depending on the number of people on a safari.
Achieve global safaris offers various safari packages to Queen Elizabeth national park such as 3 days Queen Elizabeth national park, 4 days Queen Elizabeth park safari among others at an affordable price therefore you can contact our experienced tour consultants or visit our website for more and detailed information.