6 Days Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda
Day 1: Kampala -Rhino- Murchison falls National Park
After break fast, on the drive to Murchison falls national park will first proceed to Rhino farm at Nakasongo for rhino viewing where there are battle cries from the ever lasting war between the water and the rock s where gallons of water squeeze through a narrow passage and then plunges itself very many meters deep into the hard rocks creating this explosion sound and ever present rainbow. Proceed to Murchison falls, check in at lodge for dinner and overnight stay
Luxury: Paraa safari Lodge: Nile Safari Camp: Pakuba Game lodge: Hobe Safari Lodge
Moderate: Sambiya River Lodge: Murchison Falls River Lodge: Pakuba Game lodge
Budget: Red Chill: camp: Murchison falls River Lodge: Sambiya Lodge Bandas
Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park
Early morning take game drive looking for wildlife. Murchison Falls is the largest national park in the country and harbors different flora and fauna. Your game drive in the morning with a local guide who will assist you to sight wild game in the northern bank of River Nile where concentrations of game are in common sight of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, lions leopards hyenas and many bird species are a common sight.
After lunch in the afternoon go for a boat cruise on the famous River Nile up to the bottom of falls viewing variety of game that throng along banks of the river. Chances of sighting the shoe bill stork are many though not a guarantee and many more bird species continue up to the bottom of the falls where you will see animals like schools of hippos, crocodiles and many species of birds’ dinner and overnight. at your lodge.
Day 3:Murchison Falls National park – Hoima
Morning after breakfast ,the day begins with an early game drive .There are variety of animals like , ,buffaloes bush bucks and the
rare leopards .Over 500 bird species have been identified here ,making it a mecca for birds watchers .They include the black bee eater ,11 different species of king fisher and several falcons, eagles and other raptors .After proceed to Hoima for over night stay and dinner .
Day 4: Hoima -Queen Elizabeth National Park
After break fast, proceed to Queen Elizabeth. Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the most out standing treasures of Uganda and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve for Human under UNESCO auspices of .It borders on Lake Georga and Lake Edward as well as kazinga channel in the western area of the Grat Rift Vally escarpment.
The park has attractive acacia dotted savannah which is a home for Buffaloes elephants, antelopes, lions hyena etc which graze these peace acres
.At the lake, there are hippos and wonderful diversity of birds. Dinner and over stay at your lodge
Budget: Albertine Camp: Farmland Resort
Moderate: Hippo Hill Camp: Simba Safari Lodge: Bufallo Safari Lodge: Bush Lodge
Up market: Mweya Lodge standard rooms: Katara Lodge
Luxury: Mweya Safari lodge: Jacana safari lodge: Wilderness Safari Camp
Day 5 : Queen Elizabeth National Park
Early morning game drive viewing herds of elephants, buffaloes and antelopes and some predators- lion’s leopard’s hyenas etc. Watch different species of birds. Over 500 species have been identified here making it a Mecca for bird –watchers. They include Black-bee eater, 11 different species of Kingfisher, several falcons, eagles and raptors.
Then take an afternoon boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel where you will see a variety of game mostly marine animals. This waterway joins Lake Edward and Lake George and it is filled with schools of hippos, buffaloes, with elephants at the banks and a wonderful diversity of birds. Because of the different habitats of the lake shores and the broad Savannah, the variety seems endless. Catch a glimpse of water birds diving for fish, the Marabou stork, bee-eater and cheeky bronze-tailed starling as well as the majestic crowned crane. Retire to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Kampala.
After breakfast, you will go for Chimpanzee trekking in Kyambura Gorge where you will see not only the chimpanzee but also other primates like the colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys plus baboons. There after transfer to Kampala and will be dropped at the air port for your home bound flight .END OF SAFARI.
Please Note the safari cost includes:
- Meals and accommodation for all the days on safari.
- tracking chimpanzee permit per person,
- Safari driver /guide and 4×4 vehicle
- Park fees,
- Applicable government taxes
- Drinking bottled water while driving on safari
- Beverages and bar bills, phone calls, personal insurance and any other services of personal nature like souvenirs, tips, laundry etc