6 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari To Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth
This is a purely an amazing Uganda adventure safari which involves exploring two major wildlife national parks of Uganda and allows higher opportunities of exploring the African Big five namely elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes, and rhinos. You will also encounter other various wild game such as hartebeests, reticulated giraffes, water bucks, bushbucks etc. and for birders, this is the best trip you should never miss since these to magnificent national parks are all paradises for birders including the rare shoebill in Murchison falls national park and over 600 species of birds in queen Elizabeth national park, the splendid falls on river Nile-the world`s longest river are also waiting to give you a remarkable moment of appreciating nature and confirmation that Uganda is really the pearl of Africa. During the boat cruises in both national parks, you will encounter a lot of wildlife
Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park (Travel Time +5hrs)
On this day of your safari in Uganda, you will be driven by our professional and experienced guide to the north-west of Uganda, through the famous Luwero Triangle. You will make an Enroute stop at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to marvel at the gigantic Rhinos-one of the African big five and one of the most endangered wild animals in the world. You will have lunch and continue to Murchison falls national park arriving in the evening. Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge
full day in Murchison Falls National Park
After morning breakfast at your Safari lodge, you will embark on the game drive to explore the beauty of Uganda`s jungle! Expect to see animals such as Cape buffalos, Elephants, Rothschild’s giraffe, Waterbuck, hartebeest, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, hyenas and on a good day, there are high chances to encounter a lion and a leopard. You will be driven back to the lodge at the time when most of the animals have started hiding away from the scorching sunshine. Relax and enjoy your yummy lunch at the lodge as you get ready for the breathtaking boat cruise along the Nile starting at 2pm. Enjoy the thrill on the water as you view the big numbers of hippos in the river and the big crocodiles along the banks of river Nile. Also expect to see a number of wildlife species such as elephants, buffalos, Uganda Kobs and waterbucks as they come to quench their thirst from the Nile River. Also to see are the various species of birds during the boat cruise some of the birds include; Egyptian goose, pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, hornbill, Goliath heron, cormorant and if you’re very lucky, you may also encounter the rare shoebill. The cruise lasts for about two hours while you enjoy the beauty of Africa on the Nile stretching for about 17km to the bottom of the falls. You will then disembark from the boat and take a slightly challenging hike to the magnificent top of the falls and the hike lasts for about 1hour to the top of the falls where the longest river in the world explodes violently through the narrow cleft to plunge into a frothing pool of about 43m below. This experience is definitely mesmerizing.
Your driver will be waiting to drive you back to the lodge for an overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge
Transfer from Murchison Falls National Park to Fort Portal (Travel Time +8hrs)
After an early morning breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and cross river Nile by the ferry to the southern sector of Murchison Falls National Park for a long drive transfer to Fort portal. This transfer involves traversing the verdant countryside and past traditional homesteads and farms along the Albertine Rift valley escarpments. You will have lunch enroute at Hoima cultural lodge in Hoima town and proceed to fort portal town which rests in the shadows of the Rwenzori mountains-dubbed the mountains of the moon. Arrive at the lodge will be in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Transfer from Fort Portal to Queen Elizabeth National Park (Travel Time +2hrs)
After your breakfast in the morning, you will depart to visit the crater lakes of Fort portal which include Lake Nyabikele and Lake Nkuruba- a nature reserve popularly known as a paradise to photograph colobus monkeys on a Uganda tour. Lake Nkuruba is in a dense tropical forest which inhabits about four species monkeys including vervet monkeys, red tailed monkeys, black and white colobus and the critically endangered red colobus monkeys in Uganda. Return to the lodge for lunch and after, embark on a short transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park with an enroute game drive as you search for animals like buffalos, lions, elephants and so much more. Arrive at the lodge in the evening for relaxation dinner and overnight.
A full day in Queen Elizabeth National Park
Wake up early morning for breakfast and head to the jungle for a game drive at 7am in search for animals like lions, buffalos, hyena, Uganda Kobs, bushbucks, waterbucks, elephants among others. You will return to the lodge during time for lunch and after lunch, you will gather for a boat cruise starting at exactly 2pm. The boat launch along the Kazinga Channel is such a spectacular activity offering a magical adventure safari in Uganda; enjoy cruising on the 40km stretch for 2hours along the mighty Kazinga Channel which connect Lake Gorge and Lake Albert. The breathtaking experience is accompanied by the splendid views of wildlife such as animals like the elephants, hippos, buffaloes, and many other animals which come to quench their thirst from this water channel. You will also have a chance to view giant Nile crocodiles along the water shores and a verity of birdlife species that dwell near the water. After the boat cruise, you will be driven through the channel where you will also enjoy the views of many animals as they graze their last supper and then continue to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Transfer from Queen Elizabeth National Park to Kampala/Entebbe (Travel Time +7hrs)
On this day, you will undertake guided Chimpanzee trekking along Kyambura Gorge to search for habituated chimpanzees through the gorge. Enjoy the lifestyle of these cousins of man and they jump from one tree branch to another searching for fruits to feed on. After the trek of chimpanzees, you will drive back to Kampala or Entebbe international airport, with a stopover at Igongo Cultural for Traditional Lunch as also purchase some memorabilia to take back home