The Big Five - Uganda's Top Parks

Explore The Big Five Animals with Uganda's Top Safari Company. Our highly experienced guides will give you a life changing safari experience that will be the highlight of your summer vacation.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1000 - $2500
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
8 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping Cultural safaris Cultural Boating safaris Boating
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This big five safari experience will enable you crisscross Uganda's Top National Parks

DAY 1:ARRIVAL


You will be welcomed by a guide of Stride Safaris who will transfer you to your hotel in Entebbe. 

Dinner and overnight at Botanical Beach Hotel

Day 2: KAMPALA – ZZIWA(RHINOS)

We depart for Zziwa Rhino arriving in time for lunch where we will check in to our lodge. After a relaxed lunch later in the evening we shall track Rhinos upclose where we shall see them from a distance of 5-10 meters.

Dinner and overnight at Amuka Lodge

DAY 3: Zziwa- MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

After early breakfast, we depart   Zziwa for Murchison falls national park where you will enter the park and arrive at 8am at the chimpanzee briefing office.
Enjoy a guided nature walk in the tropical rain forest in search of the wild chimpanzee, red-tailed monkey, black-and-white colobus monkey and many other animals. After having a hefty lunch We will visit the magnificent falls where you will enjoy and marvel at the mighty Nile. The famous waterfall merges into a seven meter crevice, that thunders 45 meters below in a series of cascades. This spectacular scenery can be viewed from different points up at the baker's summit. 
Dinner and at Paraa Safari Lodge .

Day 4: MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

In the early morning embark on a half-day game drive on the northern bank of the Nile, escorted by a game ranger and our guide. Wildlife in this part includes the Rothschild Giraffe, elephant, Jackson hartebeest, lions, oribis, waterbucks and a variety of savannah woodland birds. In the afternoon we will go on the Nile for a boat cruise to view different animals; This is a paradise for hippos and crocodiles. After disembarking from the boat we shall visit the magnificent falls where you will enjoy and marvel at the mighty Nile, which merges into a seven meter crevice to thunder 45 meters below in a series of cascades that can be viewed at different points up to the baker’s summit.
 
 Dinner at Paraa Safari Lodge.

DAY 5: MURCHISON (PARAA-CHOBE SECTOR)

After a relaxed breakfast, we depart for the Chobe sector of the park. The drive will be rewarding with lots of giraffes and elephants on the way. We will arrive at Chobe in time for lunch. After having lunch you can swim in the pool as we prepare for the drive to Jinja the following day.

Dinner at Chobe safari Lodge

Day 6: MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK – JINJA

We head to Murchison Falls.  From Kampala we will continue to Jinja, the source of the Nile. We shall make a stop at the Source of the Nile and see how the longest river in the world starts its journey throughout Africa. Check in at your accommodation and relax while you enjoy the beautiful sunset.
Dinner at Haven Wildwaters Lodge.

Day 7: JINJA(WHITE WATER RAFTING)-ENTEBBE

Ready for a full day of adventure? Then start rafting at the Source of the Nile. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and thundering rapids of the White Nile. Do not forget to watch the incredible bird life as you drift quietly between the rapids of the river. Those who prefer a more peaceful experience at the Nile can also decide to go for a wonderful river journey for the whole family. Instead of choosing the wildest rapids, we drift swiftly between beautiful forested islands, bounce down smaller rapids and explore the least known channels.

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Since: Sep 2005

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Bushbaby
Bushbaby
Cheetah
Cheetah
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee
Elephant
Elephant
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Activities you can do

Horseback riding
Horseback riding
Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Fishing
Fishing
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