Uganda safaris to Queen Elizabeth & Murchison Falls National Park – 7 days

Overview

This 7 Day Uganda adventure Safari takes you to visit the Murchison Falls  National park which is Uganda’s biggest game park for thrilling game drives and Nile launch cruise, go for chimpanzee trekking in the Kibale forest, Go for another game and birding experience in Queen Elizabeth national park.


What to Carry for your 7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari
· Camera and charger
· Sunglasses
· Light and heavy clothes
· Hiking boots
· Binoculars (if available)

Day 1: transfer from Kampala to Murchison falls national park

Our driver will pick you from the hotel or Entebbe international airport, he will brief you and then proceed with the journey to Murchison falls national park.

You will have lunch from Masindi town at Masindi hotel one of the historical hotels in Masindi district. You will reach Murchison falls and the driver will take you for game drive where you view variety of wildlife that include impala, elephants, lions, leopards, bee-eater to mention the few.

You will check-in the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation

Luxury:Paraa safari lodge

Mid Range:Murchison River lodge

Budget:Red Chili Hideaway

Day 2: game drive and launch cruise

Have breakfast and head for game drive where you view different wildlife like herds of elephants, lions, leopards, giraffes and bee-eater to list the few. Have lunch and return for afternoon activity on Nile River.

You will go with the boat to bottom of the falls where the water falls forces it’s self out of the narrow rocks. You will spot crocodiles, hippos, elephants and others animals when at river bank drinking water.

You will then go back to the lodge for overnight and dinner at your lodge.

Accommodation

Luxury:Paraa safari lodge

Mid Range:Murchison River lodge

Budget:Red Chili Hideaway

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale National Park

Morning breakfast, the driver wills than transfer you to kibale national park. Kibale national park has the ever-green forest that contains a diverse array of landscapes, variety of mammals and bird species.

Kibale national park is home to many chimpanzees and has habituation centre for chimpanzees. You will pass via Lake Albert where you will see beautiful view of Lake Albert and then proceed to Hoima for lunch.

On arrival to kibale national park you will check-in with the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation

Luxury:Chimp’s Nest lodge

Midrange:Kibale forest camp lodge

Budget:Primates lodge

Day 4: Chimpanzees tracking

You will have morning breakfast very early in the morning, and then proceed to park’s headquarters for briefing on rules and guidelines of conducting chimpanzees tracking.

You will start the search in the jungle, a part from chimpanzees you will view other wildlife like bush pig, elephants, blue monkeys to list the few. Bird species will also be viewed during the tracking process and ever green savannah vegetation of kibale national park.

Your will return to the lodge for lunch and later you can go for nature walks in the nearby community. Dinner and overnight at the same lodge.

Accommodation

Luxury:Chimp’s Nest lodge

Midrange:Kibale forest camp lodge

Budget:Primates lodge

Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

Have morning breakfast, and then transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park by our professional driver.

On our ways to the park we chance of spotting climbing lions from the park, buffaloes, water buck, Uganda kobs to list the few.

You will check-in the lodge and have lunch and head for evening game drive. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation

Luxury:Mweya safari lodge

Midrange:Elephant Hab Lodge

Budget:  Pumba Safari Lodge

Day 6: Game drive and boat ride

Wake up, take morning breakfast and go for game drive. Early game drives are so interesting gets when the animals are still sun bathing and have not set off for hunting.

The guide wills help you to spot the wildlife like herd of elephants, lion’s leopard to list the few and a lot of bird species. go back to lodge have lunch and set off for boat ride where you be able to spot hippos, crocodiles and flamingos at the water side.

Back to lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation

Luxury:Mweya safari lodge

Midrange:Elephant Hab Lodge

Budget:  Pumba Safari Lodge

Day 7: transfer to Kampala.

Take African cup of coffee and set off for Kampala. The driver will go slowly for you to view more wildlife while going back. You will have lunch from Kampala and then driver will drop you either to airport or hotel.

End of the 7 days Uganda safari.

End of Tour

Inclusions

  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • 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

Safari Exclusions

  • 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)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees

Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary

Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)





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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.