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05 DAYS UGANDA BIG FIVE SAFARI

The tour enables you explore Queen Elizabeth national park and Murchison Falls National Park Uganda’s largest and oldest conservation area with an interesting activity called “the top of the falls” where the river Nile explodes through a narrow gorge and flows down to meet the calm section habituating Hippos, waterbucks and buffaloes that are always at the banks of the Nile.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $1678 - $2347
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 5 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Uganda Uganda
Parks visited: Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Romantic
  • Cultural
  • Boating
Day 01: Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park Day 02: Game drive and boat trip at Murchison Falls National Park Day 03: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park Day 04: Game drive and Boat trip in Queen Elizabeth National Park Day 05: Return to Kampala

Day 01:  Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park
This day you will be met by your safari guide at your residence in Kampala, thereafter start off to Murchison Falls National Park. This park is one of Uganda’s famous tourism destinations well known for its beautiful scenery and a variety of wildlife. En route to the park, you will have a stopover at Masindi town for lunch, there after proceed into Murchison Falls National Park for dinner and an overnight stay at Murchison River lodge (Full Board)

Day 02: Game drive and boat trip at Murchison Falls National Park 
After breakfast, start your day with a morning game drive in the northern circuit of the park most famously the delta region with rolling plains where you may have sights of Giraffe, Lions, Elephant, Buffalo and Hartebeest, as well as many of the other mammals of the park that include the baboons found near the ferry crossing points after.

Later in the afternoon after your lunch, you will proceed for a boat trip to the bottom of Murchison Falls. This is an experience never to be missed! The banks of River Nile are home to many species. You may see huge Nile Crocodiles, big Pools of Hippos and other wildlife that may come down to take water, these may include; the monitor lizards, buffaloes, elephants and many more. Dinner and overnight at  Murchison River lodge -FB

Day 03: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park 
This day, you will be proceeding to Queen Elizabeth National park, passing through its northern crater area. This is one of the most breathtaking scenery in the park with beautiful lakes and rich grasslands. This park is well known for its beautiful scenery, landscape and variety of wildlife. Upon arrival, you will check in at Enjojo Lodge for dinner and an overnight stay (Full board)

Day 04: Game drive and Boat trip in Queen Elizabeth National Park
We shall set off for an early morning game drive to encounter early risers and predators returning to their hideouts. This morning, you are likely to meet elephants spotted hyenas, leopard, lions, grazing and many more animals. You will have your lunch at the lodge and relax for some time. 

In the afternoon, you will go for a unique 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel that connects Lake Edward to Lake George. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of Hippos, crocodiles and animals such as elephants, buffaloes may be seen drinking at the water's edge. This boat cruise sometimes is referred to as the launch cruise which offers an excellent platform for photography, bird watching with about550 resident species, and game viewing. Return for dinner and overnight at   Enjojo Lodge

Day 05: Return to Kampala 
After breakfast, you will prepare for a transfer to back to Kampala. You will have a simple game drive as you checkout of Queen Elizabeth National park. You will arrive to Kampala later in the evening and be transferred to your residence.

End of Safari 

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  • Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Murchison river lodge
  • Mweya Safari Lodge
  • Enjojo Lodge

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