7 Days best of Uganda Safari

  • Day 1:  Transfer to Murchison Falls.
  • Day 2:  Game Drive and Launch cruise of Victoria Nile.
  • Day 3: Travel to Kibale Forest National Park.
  • Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking and Nature walk.
  • Day 5: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • Day 6: Game drive.
  • Day 7: Chimpanzee tracking / Transfer to Kampala.

Package includes

  • Pick-up and drop-off in Kampala
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide
  • Fuel for the whole trip
  • Accommodation and meal plan as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Drinking water while in the vehicle

Package Excludes

  • Pre and post tour accommodation in Entebbe or Kampala
  • International airfares
  • Uganda Visa (USD50.00 which can be paid on arrival at the Airport
  • Items of personal nature such as tips, drinks, and laundry

Day 1:  Transfer to Murchison Falls.

 After breakfast in the morning our guide will meet with you, brief you about the entire tour then drive to Murchison falls national park through the Kampala gulu highway. Since the road is smooth it will be a 4-5 hours’ drive, you will have a stop at masindi town for lunch before proceeding to the park. On arrival to the park through the southern gate kichimbanyobo you will be welcomed by a number of baboons as you proceed to the top of the falls from which the park was named. At the top of the falls you will see where the Nile perfects its beauty, how calm Nile transforms into a thunderous roar of white water falling deep down about 45m. Later drive to the lodge of your choice. Check-in, have diner and overnight stay.

Accommodation options; Red Chili rest camp (budget), pakuba safari lodge (mid-range) and para safari lodge (luxury).

Day 2:  Game Drive and Launch cruise of Victoria Nile.

Today you will breakfast very early by 7:00am and get ready for the morning game drive through the savanna area in search of the predators and the early risers. The game drive will explore you to the hyenas, lions, giraffes, antelopes, jackals, hartebeests, elephants, buffalos among others. After this adventure you will return to the lodge for late breakfast and lunch as you get ready for launch cruise in the afternoon at 2:30pm for 3 hours on the Nile to the bottom of the falls. Expect to the water game like the hippos, crocodile, elephants and different bird species on the shores. Later in the evening after the cruise your guide will be waiting for you to drive back to the lodge to relax, diner and overnight.

Day 3: Travel to Kibale Forest National Park.

Have breakfast in the morning and then travel to Kibale Forest National Park. The park with the largest number of primates. You will drive to fort portal, on your way in the park are the magnificent view of the Rwenzori Mountain. You will not want to miss this picture.

On arrival check-in at your preferred choice of accommodation have some rest, fun and later diner and overnight stay till the next day.

Accommodation options:

Ndali Lodge, Rwenzori view guest house and Primates Lodge.

Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking and Nature walk.

After an early breakfast go for the long awaited adventure (chimpanzee tracking). Drive to kanyanchu for a briefing about chimpanzee tracking, you will be provided a trained guide who will guide you throughout the tracking besides the chimps expect to explore other primates like the grey cheeked Mangabeys, black and white colobus monkeys, baboons and others. This activity may take 2-8 hours, later in the afternoon after the tracking return to your lodge for lunch then proceed for a nature walk in the bugodi swamp, an initiative of the local community known for its rich diversity of birds and primates. Have fun take pictures, enjoy the traditional dances of the local people in the area then move back to your lodge for diner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

 After an early breakfast drive to the largest park in Uganda-Queen Elizabeth National Park with over 100 species of mammals and 606 species of birds in about 2½ hours’ drive reaching the park before noon. On arrival check-in at your preferred accommodation, have lunch and get set for the afternoon launch cruise at the kazinga channel that connects lake Edward and lake George. This will explore you to the variety of water birds like the fish eagle, herds of animal’s drinking water at the shores like the elephants, buffalos, waterbucks among others. Your guide will be waiting for you, drive to the lodge for diner and overnight.

Day 6: Game drive.

Have breakfast very early and get ready for the morning game drive through the kasenyi sector in search of the lions, buffalos, elephants, jackals, warthogs, antelopes, Uganda kob etc. not forgetting different bird species. After return to the lodge for lunch, relax and get set to visit the katwe salt mines. Study the traditional salt mining methods, interact with the miners, have fun and drive back to the lodge for diner and overnight.

Day 7: Chimpanzee tracking / Transfer to Kampala.

After breakfast in the morning have your parked lunch and drive to the kyambura George for chimpanzee tracking for about 2-3 hours then start your journey back to Kampala reaching late in the evening. Your guide will drop you at your preferred drop point.

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Lodges in Lake Mburo National Park

Mihingo Lodge

Luxury Lodge

Rwakobo Rock

Mid-range Lodge

Leopards Rest Camp

Budget Lodge

Lodges in Bwindi Forest National Park

Chameleon Hill Lodge

Luxury Lodge

Gorilla Mist Camp

Mid-range Lodge

Broad Bill Camp

Budget Lodge

Lodges in Queen Elizabeth National Park

Mweya Safari Lodge

Luxury Lodge

Ihamba Lakeside Safari Lodge

Mid-range Lodge

Heritage Safari Lodge

Budget Lodge

Lodges in Murchison Falls National Park

Paraa Safari Lodge

Luxury Lodge

Pakuba Safari Lodge

Mid-range Lodge

Heritage Safari Lodge

Budget Lodge

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