7 Days Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale National Park And Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari.
This 7 days Uganda safari will take you to the Murchison falls for the gorgeous Game drive and the boat cruise. It will also take you to the Kibale national park for Chimp trek and also to the Bigodi swamp to see different bird species, Monkeys and primates plus a nature walk.
It will also take you to the Queen Elizabeth national park for Uganda wildlife game viewing and also the boat launch.
Highlights of the 7 Days Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale National Park And Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari.
- Track Rhinos in the Ziwa rhino sanctuary
- – Game drives in Murchison and Queen Elizabeth
- -Boat cruise on Victoria Nile
- – Boat cruise on Kazinga channel
- -Chimp trek in Kibale National Park
- -Nature walks in the Bigodi swamp
- -Equator experience
This package includes the following ;
- -Transport by 4×4 min van with a pop up for easy viewing.
- -Game drives
- -Driver and a guide.
- -Game ranger fees
- -Entrance fees at the park
- -Accommodation as listed in per itinerary.
- -Fuel for the trip -Chimp permit.
- -Meals as per itinerary.
However this trip excludes the following; personal expenses like phones, Tobbaco, porter, passport,visas and others.
Detailed Itinerary for 7 Days Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale National Park And Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari.
DAY 1. Arrival in Uganda.
You will be welcomed by our guide and driver at the airport who will take you to the booked and preferred hotel of your choice in the Ugandan capital Kampala
DAY 2. Travel to Murchison falls national park.(5-6hrs)
You will wake up very early in the morning, take your breakfast and then go to Murchison falls national park via the Ziwa rhino sanctuary where you will an opportunity to track Rhinos.. The sanctuary houses Uganda’s Rhino reintroduction project.
There are 9 Rhinos and trekking is done on foot for one and a half hours. After there you will proceed to Masindi town for lunch and then drive to the Murchison falls national park. The journey takes 5- 6 hours. Dinner and overnight will be at the booked lodge.
Accommodation; Luxury : Paraa safari lodge/ Nile safari lodge. Mid-range; Fort Murchison ( in rooms) /Murchison river lodge. Budget : Fort Murchison safari lodge ( in tents)/Murchison river lodge (in tents) /Red chill safari lodge. Meal plan: Dinner.
DAY 3. Game drive and the boat launch at the Nile.
You will wake up early in the morning at around 6:30am for a sunrise game drive along the Nyamsika plateau where you will be able to see the cape buffaloes, Uganda kobs, water bucks and harte bucks.
You may also be able to see Bush bucks, Bohor reed buck, shy statunga, bush duiker, bush pig and large carnivores including lions, leopards and spotted hyenas. Some water animals like crocodiles and the hippos will be spotted along the banks of the Nile. Chimpanzees and the olive baboons are also found in the park.
There are also some of the bird species which can be spotted which include, goliath heron, Egyptian geese, pelican, bee eaters, king fishers, horn bill, saddle bill stork, and the rare shoebill stork. There after you will return to the lodge for the late breakfast and have some relaxation waiting for lunch.
Then in the evening you will be able to go for the boat cruise on the placid Victoria Nile, up stream, to the base of the falls.En-route you will see some crocodiles, hippos, some water bucks and a variety of some bird species like the unusual shoebill stork. Then boat stops just ten meters away from the devil cauldron for the pictures to be taken.
Accommodation; Luxury : Paraa safari lodge/ Nile safari lodge. Mid-range; Fort Murchison ( in rooms) /Murchison river lodge. Budget : Fort Murchison safari lodge ( in tents)/Murchison river lodge (in tents) /Red chill safari lodge. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.
DAY 4. Visit to the top of the fall and transfer to Kibale national park.
You will after your breakfast in the morning visit the top of the thunderous Murchison falls where you will observe the River Nile squeezing itself in a 7 meter gorge before tumbling 40 meters down in a thunderous explosion and then flows down into a very peaceful river whose water banks are swarmed with a profusion of water and land animals as well as birds.
You will therefore set off to Kibale forest national park. Along the journey you will be inter-passing traditional homesteads, Farms via Fort Portal which rests in the mountains of the moon. You will have dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Accommodation; Luxury: Ndali lodge/ Primate lodge/ Kibale forest/Kyaninga lodge. Mid-range: Mountains of the moon/ Kibale forest camp. Budget: Rwenzori Travellers/ Chimpanzee forest guest house. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
DAY 5. Chimp trek and Bigodi swamp walk.
You will wake up early in the morning and take your breakfast. Then by around 8:00am you be at Kanyanchu tourist center for the briefing on how to track chimpanzees. The park is only accessible by foot and this gives you a great opportunity to also see other primates and animals as well as different bird species, butterflies and other insects.
There after you will return to the lodge for lunch and later in the evening you will go for a nature walk in bigodi wetland to see different birds and monkey species. And later then return to the lodge for dinner and the overnight.
Accommodation; Luxury: Ndali lodge/ Primate lodge/ Kibale forest/Kyaninga lodge. Mid-range: Mountains of the moon/ Kibale forest camp. Budget: Rwenzori Travelers/ Chimpanzee forest guest house. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
DAY 6. Travel to Queen Elizabeth national park and the boat launch.
You will wake up very earl in the morning, take breakfast and then travel to Queen Elizabeth national park following the mystical Rwenzori mountain ranges. In the game drive you will be able to experience wild natural animals like the big five elephants, leopards, Bush bucks, Buffalos, lions, Antelopes, water-bucks as well as birds.
And then after you will return to the lodge for the breakfast and relax until you eat lunch. After lunch you will go on the kazinga channel which is 42km channel that joins Lake Edward and Lake George.
Here, You will be able to spot water animals in the close range like Buffalo, crocodiles,Hippos and elephants bathing on the channel banks. There are also variety of water bird species on the water banks for example the famous shoe bill, pelican and jacana. This boat cruise takes of about 2hours.
Accommodation includes; Luxury: Mweya safari lodge, Katara lodge. Mid-range: Bush lodge(in rooms), Simba safari lodge(in rooms), Buffalo safari lodge and Ihamba safari lodge. Budget: Kazinga safari lodge, simba safari lodge(in tents) and Bush lodge in tents. Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner.
DAY 7. Game drive and Traveling back to Kampala.
You will wake up very early in the morning for the early game drive.The park’s diverse ecosystem of grassy plains, tropical forest, rivers, swamps, lakes and volcanic craters is home to an incredible abundance of wildlife.
You will see buffaloes, lions, elephants and other wild life in their natural habitat after. There after you will return to the lodge for the late breakfast and then set off to Kampala. Along the way you will make a stopover at the Uganda Equator where you will get a chance to stand in the two hemispheres and have some photos.
Later you will also make another stop over at the Royal drum makers center where you will be able to see some ceremonial drums being crafted using Traditional methods. There after you will proceed with your journey reaching Kampala in the evening where you will be transferred at the airport.