Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Park Discovery – 7 days
Embark on a thrilling 7-day Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Park adventure in Uganda. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes, encounter diverse wildlife, and witness the awe-inspiring power of Murchison Falls. Discover the wonders of Uganda’s national parks on this unforgettable journey!
Day 1: Arrival in Entebbe
Transfer to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, our guide will greet you and take you to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Here, you will have the unique opportunity to track and observe the highly endangered white rhinos up close. Immerse yourself in this conservation success story as you contribute to the preservation of these magnificent creatures. Overnight stay at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park
Wildlife Safari & Boat Cruise
After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest protected area. Enjoy a thrilling wildlife safari through the park, encountering elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, and various antelope species. In the afternoon, experience the power of the Nile River on a boat cruise to the base of Murchison Falls, where the mighty river plunges dramatically through a narrow gorge.
Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park
Game Drive & Nile Delta Excursion
Rise early for a game drive in the park’s northern sector. Explore the savannah plains, searching for lions, leopards, hyenas, and other predators. Witness the diverse birdlife and stunning landscapes that make Murchison Falls National Park truly remarkable. In the afternoon, venture to the Nile Delta for a unique experience, observing an array of bird species and relaxing by the beautiful shores.
Day 4: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Ishasha Sector Game Drive
Leave Murchison Falls National Park behind as you journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Along the way, stop at the Ishasha sector, famous for its tree-climbing lions. Embark on a game drive, and with some luck, witness these remarkable felines perched atop ancient fig trees. Continue to your accommodation within Queen Elizabeth National Park, where you can relax and prepare for the adventures ahead.
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Game Drive & Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel
Awake to the calls of nature as you set off on a game drive through Queen Elizabeth National Park. Encounter herds of elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, and other wildlife species. In the afternoon, enjoy a tranquil boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel, connecting Lake Edward and Lake George. Marvel at the abundant birdlife, hippos, and crocodiles that inhabit the channel’s shores.
Day 6: Kyambura Gorge Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi Wetland Walk
Embark on an exciting chimpanzee trekking adventure in Kyambura Gorge. Traverse through dense forests, tracking habituated chimpanzees and observing their behaviors in their natural habitat. Afterward, immerse yourself in the diverse ecosystem of Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary, known for its rich birdlife. Discover the vibrant flora and fauna as you walk through this captivating wetland.
Day 7: Kibale National Park
Chimpanzee Habituation Experience & Departure
Journey to Kibale National Park, renowned for its high concentration of chimpanzees. Engage in a chimpanzee habituation experience, spending extended time with a chimpanzee community and researchers. Learn about their social dynamics and contribute to ongoing conservation efforts. After this incredible encounter, bid farewell to Uganda as our guide escorts you back to Entebbe International Airport for your departure.
End of Safari
- Service of an English-speaking professional driver/guide.
- Transport whilst on safari in a 4×4 safari Land cruiser with pop-up roof for game viewing.
- All transfers upon arrival and departure as in the itinerary.
- Full Board Accommodations whilst on safari.
- All park entrance fees are as per the itinerary.
- All game drives as detailed in the itinerary.
- Drivers’ salary and allowances plus park fees for driver and vehicle.
- Government taxes & levies.
- Complimentary bottled drinking water whilst on safari.
- International & internal flights.
- Airport arrival or Departure taxes.
- Tips and gratuities to driver/guide, hotel/camp and restaurant staff, and room service.
- Items of a personal nature i.e., telephone/internet usage, laundry.
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, etc.
- Change in itinerary/accommodation rather than those specified.
- Activities, visits, and tours that are not mentioned in the package.
- Extra Expenses, insurances, Visa’s & validity of travel documents.
- Extra drinks and meals that are not mentioned in the package.
- Easter/Festival/High season/New Year’s supplements as per lodge/hotel policy.