Uganda 3 Days Safari

Uganda 3 days safari is the simplest way to explore the wildlife in the Ugandan national parks. A Uganda 3 days safari allows you to enjoy all the activities you would love to do during a Uganda safari.  A three days safari in Uganda covers a wide range of activities if at all you work with a skilled tour operator or agent. You can make a booking for a three days safari in any of the national parks in Uganda; however, you can also cover like three destinations in the three days’ time depending on your activities and safari preferences. The number of activities you want to do during your Ugandan safari might determine the nature of your itinerary. However, the best trick to do all you want to do during the three days Ugandan safari is to start with the major activities, such as gorilla trekking in bwindi impenetrable national park, then a Game drive in Queen Elizabeth national park and round up with the visit to Murchison falls national park then back to Kampala. Alternatively, you can choose to exhaust one national park with in the 3 days duration; you can stay in one national park and do all the activities within the three days of your safari in Uganda.

Uganda 3 Days Safari

What to expect during the Uganda 3 days safari

Day 1

There are a lot of things and destinations for you to visit during the Uganda 3 days safari. However the first day of the safari might only be for transporting you to bwindi impenetrable national park. However, if you choose to start a day with a safari, you can begin with Murchison falls national park then bwindi impenetrable national park and finalize with a boat cruise in queen Elizabeth national park. However, you should put in mind that there is not a lot of time to stay in one destination for long. 

For example, for the day one, you can travel to any destination you want to begin with for your safari, such as Murchison falls national park and do a game drive, then later enjoy the boat cruise. After that, it will be evening, you can choose to drive to your next destination or sleep for a night in Murchison falls national park for a night. Murchison falls national park is dotted with a number of lodges and campsites where you can rest for the night, for example paara safari lodge, red chili safari camp, pakuba safari lodge among others.

Alternatively, to make you day one a memorable one during the three days Uganda safari, it is better to drive early in the morning from Kampala and take about 4hour on the road and take an en-route at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary; it is a good stopover for you to have some lunch and also enjoy the rhino tracking at ziwa rhino sanctuary because it is the only place where you can find the black rhinos in Uganda after their extinction in 1995. 

Still on day one, from ziwa rhino sanctuary, you can proceed with your journey to paara side of Murchison falls national park, where you can enjoy the evening game drive or a boat cruise at the bottom of the falls or a hike to the top of the falls in Murchison falls national park. From the evening activities in Murchison falls national park, you can either drive to fort portal if at all you are going to Kibale national park the next morning for chimpanzee trekking. Alternatively, you can stay in any of the safari lodges or campsites in Murchison falls national park and you get ready for the long day to your next destination.

Day 2

You can kick off your next day with a morning breakfast from the accommodation facility where you had a night or spent the night. Normally the breakfast is served as early as 6:30 am in the morning, you can also choose to have your breakfast packed for you so that you can save some time to do more for your Uganda 3days safari. A game drive through Murchison falls national park is a good thing to start a day with as you get a chance to see a lot of wild animals such as the giraffes, elephants, leopards, baboons, and monkeys among others. From the game drive, you can then proceed to your next destination such as bwindi impenetrable national park. 

If at all you are going to do mountain Gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park, it is about 3hrs from Murchison falls national park and about 2hrs and 30 minutes from Queen Elizabeth national park. From the game drive in Murchison falls national park or queen Elizabeth national park, you will reach bwindi impenetrable national park about afternoon. And you will join the second group to trek for the mountain gorillas in bwindi impenetrable national park. Then you will trek for the mountain gorillas until evening, and then you can sleep in bwindi impenetrable national park, in any of the safari lodges such as buhoma safari lodge or silverback safari lodge. However, you should know that trekking for the mountain gorillas during the three days safari in Uganda will be such tire sometime and it is possible that you might not enjoy the gorilla trekking as it is a huge and fragile activity that really needs time.

Alternatively, you can enjoy your day to of the Uganda 3days safari trekking the chimpanzees in Kibale national park. Kibale is nearest to Queen Elizabeth national park, and it will only take about 2 hours for you to drive to kibale national park after the game drive in the morning, then you can enjoy the afternoon chimpanzee trekking and enjoy them as they nest again in the evening. Or you can enjoy the nature walk in kibale national park where you can visit bigodi swamp and enjoy the different monkeys, plus it is possible to spot a few chimpanzees along the way. Then you can spend the night in kibale national park such as ndali lodge or primates’ lodge.

Day 3

Mainly day three is for traveling back to Kampala. In the early morning, you can wake up and have breakfast at the lodge. Enjoy chimpanzee trekking in Kibale National Park, or mountain gorilla trekking in bwindi impenetrable national park, depending on the park you visited on your day two of the Uganda 3days safari. The morning activity will end at around midday, and then you can pick your belongings from the lodge and hit the road back to Kampala.  If you are not in a rush, you can drop by fort portal town for lunch then continue to Kampala. The journey will be also interest because a good itinerary will direct you to another route to Kampala, so you can enjoy the undulating land scape of the west. Enjoy the roadside hawkers and vendors. Plus enjoy some time with the little children you will find selling fruits along the road. You will reach Kampala city by evening then enjoy Kampala nightlife in some of the best five-star clubs in the city or proceed to Entebbe where you can spend a night or catch your flight depending on your ticket or flight schedule.

Uganda 3 Days Safari
Uganda 3 Days Safari – Tree Climbing Lions in Queen Elizabeth National Park

You can count on us to make the best itinerary for your Uganda 3days safari that will make you exhaust the treasures of the pearl. A good tour planner will give you the best result of a Uganda 3days safari that you will never forget at an affordable price. However, you can also choose to enjoy your three days in national park such as Queen Elizabeth national park or Murchison falls national park, bwindi impenetrable national park or even kibale national park for the primate safaris. We are here to work with you for the best Ugandan safari any time of the year.

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