5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari

Explore Murchison Falls National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park with this 5 days Uganda wildlife safari. This tour provides the best wildlife viewing moments in Uganda.

5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Boat Cruise

Depending on your location in Kampala, you will be met by our company representative/guide who will then transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park as early as 6 am, it’s a 6 hours drive with brief stopover at the equator for a break and have an experiment for the equator, take photographs. Arrive in the park early afternoon and have lunch at the lodge.

Later afternoon at 2 pm, you will go on a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel where you will see hippos, crocodiles and lots of birds. Later connect to check in your lodge for relaxation.

Meals: Full board

Overnight: Mweya Safari Lodge/Parkview Safari Lodge/Pumba cottages

Day 2: Morning game drive and transfer to Fort Portal

You will wake up early, have breakfast and embank for an early morning game drive in the kisenyi region. While on the game drive, expect to see the big four game-tree climbing Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes and on a lucky day Leopards, other animals to see include antelopes, giraffes and warthogs. Depending on the time you will finish the game drive, you will either have lunch at the lodge or leave the late morning connecting to Fort portal town and have lunch there, it’s a 3 hours’ drive. Upon arrival at the town you will later connect to your hotel to rest.

Meals: Full board

Overnight: Kyaninga lodge/Ndali lodge/Mountain of the moon hotel

Day 3: Full day drive to Murchison falls National Park

Wake up early, have your delicious breakfast at the lodge then set off to your transfer to Murchison falls national park. this is a full day drive with en route lunch. Arrive in the park late afternoon and if you still have time available, drive to explore the top of the Murchison falls before connecting to your lodge.

Meals: Full board Overnight: Paraa Safari lodge/Pakuba Safari lodge 

Day 4: Game drive and launch cruise at the bottom of the falls

After an early breakfast at the lodge, you will go for a morning game drive on the Northern Bank of the park. The activity takes about 3-5 hours and be able to view variety of wildlife including elephants, Rothschild giraffes, buffaloes, lions, Hartebeest, Uganda kobs, Oribis and waterbucks. After the drive, you will return to the lodge for lunch.

After lunch, go for a launch cruise on the Nile with exciting panoramic view at the bottom of the mighty Murchison falls. Along the cruise, you will encounter crocodiles, hippos, and birds on the river banks like kingfisher, cormorants and bee-eater.

After viewing the falls at the bottomyou can have an optional hike to the top of falls through Bakers trail and also be able to stand at bakers stone -bringing you closer to the bottom of the falls, this hike is a bit tuff but it’s fascinating as you will enjoy to see the falls at different points and finally when you reach at the top of the falls, you will be amazed and eventually forget about the tuff hike. After spending a good time at the top of the falls, you will meet your driver who will transfer you back to your lodge.

Meals: Full board Overnight: Paraa Safari lodge/Pakuba Safari lodge 

Day 5: Rhino trekking—Kampala & Departure

After an early breakfast at the lodge, you will leave the park and drive to Nakasongole district home to the only exisiting rhinos in Uganda. Spend about 2 to 3 hours at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino trekking, have lunch then proceed driving to Kampala and to Entebbe depending on your schedule, you will be dropped off at Entebbe airport for your departure flight to your next destination.

End of the 5 days tour.

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