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5 DAYS BIG FIVE SAFARI

COME SEARCH FOR THE AFRICAN BIG FIVE IN TWO OF UGANDA'S MAIN PARKS AND TRACK CHIMPANZEES AS WELL!

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $805 - $1820
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 6 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Uganda Uganda
Parks visited: Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Camping
  • Birding
  • Boating
This 5 days adventure leads you to Uganda’s wildlife leading parks. You visit Murchison falls National park which is crossed by the Nile river and the largest in the country. You then visit Queen Elizabeth National park which is famous for its Kazinga channel, Kyambura Gorge and the rare tree climbing lions in its Isasha sector. While on this safari, expect to see the African big five(the lion,elephant,rhino,buffaloleopard) and so many other animals. The whole journey is enjoyable and is through the green plant cover that Uganda is known for. Day 1 -Arrival Day 2 Transfer to Murchison Falls National park Day 3Murchison Falls National Park Adventure Day 4 Rhino Tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park Day 5 Queen Elizabeth National Park Adventure Day 6 Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Kampala.

~~Day 1 Arrival
On your arrival at Entebbe Airport, you will be received/welcomed by African Wild Tours’ representative/guide that will transfer you to your Hotel in Kampala. It is on this day that you will have to exchange your money and even do some shopping if you need to. Depending on the time of your arrival at Entebbe, you may have a Kampala city tour r leading you to The Kasubi Royal Tombs, Imperial Botanical gardens for birding, Uganda Museum and Kampala City Centre.
Accommodation –Hotel Acacia City
Meal plan – Lunch and supper.
 

Day 2 Murchison Falls National park
You will wake up on a morning breakfast prepared by your accommodation and then depart for Murchison falls, have lunch on the way and reach the park in the afternoon. You are to have a boat trip on the world’s longest river. Expect to see hundreds of hippos bathing, crocodiles, warthogs, antelopes, elephants, buffaloes, lions, cheetah, wild dogs and many more. This park is also home to over 350 bird species. You are advised to wear a hat and insect repellent to avoid bites of insects. You will then feed on packed lunch and then hike with your guide to the top of the falls to see how the Victoria Nile plunges over 45 meters over the Remnant rift valley wall thus creating the amazing Murchison Falls. You will also be able to see the rainbow that appears on the top of the falls no matter what time of the day. After here, check in lodge for evening accommodation.
Travel time-approx. 5hrs
Meal plan-Breakfast, lunch and supper
Accommodation- Fort Murchison Camp
 

Day 3 Murchison Falls National park
On this day, you will be woken up by the singing birds outside your camp, have breakfast, morning game drive in search for a number of animals, Expect to see warthogs, antelopes, elephants, buffaloes, lions, heynas,cheetahs, water bucks, oribis, giraffes and many more. This park is also home to over 350 bird species.
Meal plan-Breakfast, lunch and supper
Accommodation-Fort Murchison Camp
 

Day 4 Rhino tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth
Having had breakfast, you will visit Ziwa rhino sanctuary to see the rhinos. All rhinos here are white rhinos and is the only place in Uganda where you can see rhinos in the wilderness. Ziwa Rhino sanctuary was formed for breeding of rhinos which had become scarce in Uganda. After this activity you depart for Kasese, have lunch on the way reaching in the evening. You check in your lodge for evening accommodation.
Travel time approx. 8 hrs.
Meal plan- breakfast, lunch and supper.
Accommodation-The Bush Lodge
 

Day 5 Queen Elizabeth Adventure
You shall have an early morning breakfast and enter the park for the morning game drive through the Kasenyi sector in search for wildlife. Expect to see many elephants, buffaloes, lions, hyenas, leopards, warthogs many antelope species such as oribi, kobs, impalas, statungas, heart beasts, waterbucks and many more. This park is also home to more than 600 bird species. You then go for a boat trip on the Kazinga channel which is also known as center of ecology. This will give you a platform to see a number of bird species and other wildlife. This water stream joins lakes Edward and George and is said to have the largest concentration of hippos in the world. You shall then feed on your packed lunch, have some rest at the Mweya peninsula and then go for an evening game drive to see more animals. If time allows, we shall visit Lake Katwe to see how local people mine salt from Lake Katwe. Local salt mining is the major means of survival for people around this area, You will learn how they do all this. You then drive to your accommodation for evening accommodation.
Meal plan-Breakfast, lunch and supper.
Accommodation-The Bush Lodge
 

Day 6 Chimpanzee Tracking and transfer to Kampala.
You wake up and have your breakfast at leisure and then drive to  Kalinzu forest reserve. While there, you will have a short briefing about chimpanzees and then enter the forest in search for these cousins of ours. Having encountered them, you will be guaranteed a full hour with them hence have an experience that you will narrate for years. On coming out of the forest, you shall have your lunch and depart for Kampala. We shall have a stop at the equator village for photo shooting and be dropped off to a destination of your choice in Kampala or Entebbe Airport to catch your flight back hence end of service.
Meal plan - Breakfast and lunch
Travel time Approx. 7 hrs
 

Highlights

Game drives

Boat trips

Rhino tracking

Chimpanzee tracking

Lake Katwe community visit

Nature walks

Hiking

Camping

Inclusions
All Park Entrance fees
Boat trips on the River Nile and Kazinga channel,
Game Drive and game ranger fees.
Transportation in a 4WD car
English speaking driver/guide
All accommodation while on tour
Meals as specified in the itinerary
Rhino tracking fees
Enough bottled drinking water
1chimpanzee permit per person
 

Exclusions
International flights
Visa fees
Personal Insurance
Drinks and tips
Meals not included on the itinerary
Optional activities as by the itinerary.

 

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