The 6 day Murchison Falls National Park & Queen Elizabeth Safari gives you a great time in the wild with great sights of the magnificent Murchison falls and Queen Elizabeth that from a 45m wall through an 8m wide gorge hence giving it a very scenic look and a thunderous roar of the waters before it continues with its course on the Victoria Nile, amazing vegetation types especially Savannah and astounding wildlife species such as lions, warthogs, elephants, antelopes, Nile crocodiles and birds like Goliath heron, kingfishers, rare shoebill, the storks among others.
Proceed and visit the tree climbing lions of Queen Elizabeth, track chimpanzee and have a relaxing afternoon boat cruise in Kazinga Channel.
Day 1 – Drive to Uganda’s Murchison Falls National Park.
As early as 7:00am the safari guide will be at your hotel to pick you up after breakfast. Head on an amazing wildlife exploration.
You will make a stop to the Rhino sanctuary to trek one of the big five animals, take some pictures and head on straight to Masindi for lunch and there after check into the park, cross through the Nile to the other side of the park on the ferry .You will then check into the lodge and you could engage in an evening game drive if you please, then dinner and overnight at Paara safari lodge.
Day 2 – Game drive & Boat cruise in Murchison Falls.
Wake up early enough grab a cup of coffee and head for your 4hours game drive where you will sight a lot of animal species for example the Lions, Buffalos, Hippos, Elephants, Giraffes and many more.
Head back to the lodge after the activity to freshen up have lunch and engage in yet another exciting boat ride so as to see the animals in water the birds and top most the view of the gashing Murchison falls.
Then get off the boat and hike up the falls to have the spectacular view of it all. You will find the driver waiting for you at the top to transfer you to Budongo forest for the night and dinner at Budongo Eco Lodge.
Day 3 – Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Be early to rise so as to eat breakfast on time and be on your journey to queen Elizabeth national park though Masindi, Hoima to fort portal town to have your lunch meal and continue to drive in about more three hours you will arrive at the park check in and into mweya safari lodge for dinner and arrest.
Day 4 – Morning Game drive and Boat ride on the Kazinga Channel.
Eat breakfast early enough and continue to the car to proceed with the day’s activity which in this case is a game drive where you expect to see various game like the antelopes, Uganda Kobs, elephants, lions, and then go have lunch and head for the afternoon activity that is also eventful, you will see more wildlife among which will be the crocodiles, hippos and lots of bird species.
Then head back to the lodge dinner and overnight at the Mweya Safari Lodge.
Day 5 – Game viewing in Ishasha sector.
This morning you will wake up to have a nice breakfast meal and then drive to the southern sector of queen Elizabeth well known for its fascinating tree climbing lions view them as they rest up in the trees, you will also earn your self-views of more game like the elephants.
Have your lunch meal and then back to the lodge later in the day to have dinner and sleep over at Mweya Safari Lodge.
Day 6 – Travel back to Kampala.
In consideration that you have had the best exploration during your safari to queen Elizabeth, you will have heavy breakfast and then the safari guide will pack up your luggage then you head for the city with a stop to have your lunch meal and another stop at the equator to take pictures and stretch up .
There after drive straight to Entebbe international airport for your flight.
- Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
- Professional English Speaking driver guide. (Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.)
- Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
- Bottled water while on safari
- General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
- Laundry Services
- Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
- International Flights (Arranged on request)
- Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
- Optional Activity fees
Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
Queen Elizabeth NP Top attractions
Elephant and buffalo are very common, and lion is surprisingly easy to spot. There are many interesting antelope species such as Uganda kob, topi, and bushbuck. Hippo and crocodiles are common in Kazinga channel. A troop of a chimpanzee has been habituated for tracking and nine other primate species are found, including the black-and-white colobus monkey. Giraffe and zebra are absent.
Best time to visit Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park is open all-year-long, but wildlife viewing is best done from January to February and June to July (the Dry seasons).
However, this scenic park is at its most beautiful in the Wet seasons from March to May and August to December. April, May, August and September are very wet months and during that time, the rain might interfere with your safari.