5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari – Murchison Falls National park and Queen Elizabeth National Park

5 days Uganda wildlife safari will lead you to Uganda’s biggest parks Murchison falls national park and Queen Elizabeth national park.

You will be able to do various activities at these amazing parks like the stunning game drives in the parks, the relaxing boat cruises, a hike to the world’s strongest falls, not forgetting the stopover at Ziwa rhino sanctuary that leaves you with continuous memories of the endangered rhinos.

You will have stop over at the equator to take pictures on your last day of the 5 days wildlife safari. This safari will begin and end in Kampala /Entebbe Uganda

Safari highlights for 5 days Uganda wildlife safari.

Game drives in the two parks

Boat cruise on the Albert Nile and Kazinga channel

A stopover at Ziwa rhino sanctuary

A hike to the falls

Stopover at the equator

Brief itinerary for 5 days wildlife safari

Day1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park, stopover at Ziwa rhino sanctuary

Day2: morning game drive and boat cruise to the falls-hike to the falls

Day3: transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

Day4: early morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

Day5: departure and stop over at the equator.

Detailed itinerary for the 5 days wildlife safari

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park – stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

You will be picked up by your guide who will brief you about your 5 days Uganda wildlife safari and then drive you to the northwestern Uganda. The park is Uganda’s largest national park with a size of 3,840km2 gifted with numerous attractions including over 76 mammal species with four members of the big five, the lion, the leopards, the elephants, and the Buffaloes.

Further species include bushbucks, Uganda kob, waterbucks and warthogs, giraffes, Jackson’s hartebeest, hyenas etc. alongside the shores of the Nile and within the waters you will see plenty of hippos and crocodiles among other tenant creatures.

It is also home to over 450 recorded birds species including the rare shoebill stork and 23 Albertine rift endemics specified by its position in the western arm of the east African rift valley.

Along your way to Murchison Falls National Park you will have a stopover at Ziwa rhino sanctuary a proud home for the only wild rhinos in Uganda. It is the only place you will view rhinos in the wild thus an opportunity to view the endangered rhinos. Dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Pakuba Safari Lodge

Murchison River lodge

Day2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise and hike to the top of the falls

Wakeup to a hefty breakfast and meet up your guide for a game drive in the park as you view various animals like warthogs, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, leopards, waterbucks, Ugandan kob, oribi, hartebeest, sitatunga, bushbucks, duikers, mongoose, genet, hyenas, jackals, elephants among others since as they linger around.

The morning game drives give you an opportunity to view a wide range of animals as they graze and hunt their prey. Later in the afternoon you will have a boat cruise on the Albert Nile sighting different water animals like hippos and crocodiles as they bask at the shores then precede with a hike to the top of the falls.

5 days Uganda wildlife safari - Murchison Falls national park tourThese falls are the strongest falls in the world giving out spectacular l sounds and a cool breeze as you hike to the top. The amazing falls give u a picturesque view to take photos and relax as you listen to the sounds produced as the water goes through the narrow gorge as it hits the rocks. Dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Pakuba, Murchison River lodge

Day3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Your 4days wildlife safari will lead you to Uganda’s second largest park Queen Elizabeth National Park that is located in western Uganda. It is a medley of wonders with its outstanding wildlife attractions and the 40km Kazinga channel. Dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Mazike safari lodge

Parkview safari lodge

Engazi safari lodge

Day4: Game drive and Launch cruise

Wakeup to a mouthwatering breakfast and get ready for a thrilling morning game drive where you will have an opportunity to view different wildlife like the Uganda kob, warthog, elephant, waterbuck, giant forest hog, leopards, lions and hyenas among others.

5 days Uganda wildlife safari - Murchison Falls national park and Queen Elizabeth national parkLater in the day you will head out for an afternoon launch cruise on the 32 km lake long natural Kazinga channel that links up two great lakes-lake Edward and Lake George. The channel boots the world’s highest concentration of hippos and Nile crocodiles and attracts a wide range of animals and birds as it is the dominate feature in the park. Dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Mazike safari lodge

Parkview safari lodge

Engazi safari lodge

Day5: Transfer back to Kampala

After breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala with a stopover for lunch at Igongo cultural center in Mbarara and at the equator for photography and the experiment then proceed to Kampala arriving late afternoon. Drop off at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe airport for your onward flight.

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Inclusions for your 5 days wildlife safari

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • National Park fees
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide

 Exclusions for the 5 days wildlife safari

  • International flight tickets, Visas, and airport taxes
  • Personal Insurance
  • Personal expenses including tips given to staff, laundry services, drinks/beverages and any others extra activities

 

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