6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari
This 6 Days Pure Uganda Wildlife Safari takes you to Murchison falls, Kibale National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park
Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls
Begin the panoramic drive north-west through the famous Luweero Triangle and, travel to Masindi via Ziwa Rhino Project. A visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino trekking is a must. After lunch, drive to Murchison Falls.
Overnight and dinner at either Paara Safari Lodge (Lodge facility) or Red Chili Camp (Budget facility) Meal Plan L-D
Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park:
Begin the day with a cup of African Coffee. After your cup of coffee, cross the Nile by ferry to the northern bank of the park. Your guide will help you spot Elephant, Lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, hyena and if you are lucky, the leopard. Return to the hotel for breakfast and lunch. After lunch, go for a boat safari upstream the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls stopping just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. En-route, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over this 17 km stretch you may see elephant, waterbuck and Uganda Kob crocodile.
This is also a zone of many bird species like Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, hornbill, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. There you leave the boat and start your – quite heavy – hike to the Top of the Falls (approx. 1 hour).
See where the world’s longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43m below. Your driver/guide will be waiting for you to bring you back to the lodge. Overnight and dinner at either Parra Safari Lodge (Lodge facility) or Red Chili Camp (Budget facility) Meal Plan B-L-D
Alternative Activity: Hot Air Balloon Safari
Our hot air balloon safari gives you an aerial view of Murchison Falls National Park as you spot the many species wild animals. The hot air balloon is made to fly at the tree altitude so as to bring you closer so that you take a good look at the beautiful Murchison Falls National Park.
– View sunrise or sunset from above
– Panorama view of Murchison Falls National Park
– Tree top level flights
– Victoria Nile or Lake Albert view
– Watch full herds of animals
– Watch hidden off-road animals
– Approximately 1 hour hot air balloon ride
– Pick up from set destinations
– Ferry Crossing
– Photos during cold inflation inside the balloon
– Ground Safari before takeoff and after landing
– Receive Participation Certificate
– Bush Breakfast in the wild
The hot air balloon safari costs $380 per person inclusive of the bush breakfast.
Day 3: Murchison Falls – Kibale
All day drive south via Hoima to Fort Portal through verdant countryside and past traditional homesteads and farms along Albertine Rift escarpments. Fort-Portal rests in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon. Meals and overnight at Mountains of the moon (Lodge facility) or Chimps Nest (Budget facility) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4: Kibale Chimpanzee Trekking -Queen Elizabeth National
Early morning trek for chimpanzees. Kibale is the best reserve in Africa to view chimps, a thick jungle with a towering canopy. In the afternoon, drive to the south into Queen Elizabeth National Park, sightseeing and game viewing en route. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge (Lodge facility) or Ihamba Safari Lodge (Budget facility). Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth NP
Begin your day with a cup of coffee. Early morning game drive along Kasenyi and Queens Mile makes visitors encounter elephants, buffalo, water bucks, warthogs, lions, Uganda Kobs lakes and a variety of birds. Return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch. After lunch, a two hour boat trip along the famous Kazinga channel is worthwhile an opportunity to see Hippo, Buffalo, Kobs, Elephants, warthogs etc.
This trip also enables visitor chance to see spectacular birds. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge (Lodge facility) or Ihamba Safari Lodge (Budget facility). Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth NP-Kampala/Entebbe
With previous day’s memories, enjoy your breakfast ready for guided Chimpanzee/primate walk along Kyambura Gorge to look for habituated chimps through the gorge. After primate walk, proceed to Igongo Cultural village this is more rewarding and amazing as you visit the Ankole museum.
Lunch break is made at Agip Motel Mbarara. Later continue to Masaka with a stopover at the Equator for photography before heading back to Kampala or Entebbe to catch up you flight back home or to you r next destination. Meal plan B & L End of service
The above safari package includes:-
Transportation by a 4wd vehicle
Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
Igongo cultural village visit
Kibale Chimpanzee and Kyambura Gorge chimp Permits
Ziwa sanctuary Rhino Tour
Services of English speaking Driver/guide.
Return Airport transfers
However, the package excludes: expenses of personal nature like: Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, and tobacco.