6 Days Uganda wildlife safari

Wildlife – Uganda Holiday | Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls.

This  6 Days uganda wildlife safari embarks on two National Parks, Queen Elizabeth and Murchison falls National Park. You will have a couple of game drives in search of the huge games. Chimp tracking in Kyambura Gorge will give you a highlight of primates in Uganda. Enjoy a boat cruise on the Nile River and Kazinga Channel.


Day 1    Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

After breakfast, you will be picked up by the driver/ guide and drive southwestwards to Queen Elizabeth National park, a journey of 5-7 hours, located in the western rift valley, running from the foothills of Mountain Rwenzori to the Ishasha border post in the south. The Park has recorded a diversity of over 600 bird species whereby some are endemic while others are migrant Albertine species. The drive is comfortable with a stopover at the Mpambire drum makers, coffee plantation and the equator, and lunch will be taken in Mbarara. You will visit the craters lakes region and the unique western rift valley escarpment. A brief game drive en route will enable you to see buffaloes, kobs, elephants, bushbucks, and the rare occasional leopard. You will have overnight and dinner at Mweya safari lodge.

Day 2; Game drive and Launch Cruise on Kazinga Channel.

After a cup of coffee you will go for a morning game drive in the Kasenyi miles track area to look out for the early risers and predators before they return to their hide –outs.    Look out for   hippos, spotted hyenas, lions, leopards, elephants, bush-buck, water buck and   many other Savannah wildlife that Queen Elizabeth harbors. In the afternoon, you will arrive at the Kazinga Channel, joining Lakes Edward and George for a launch cruise The boat ride along the Kazinga channel will give you chance to see animals  along the banks of the channel taking water . You will also see hippos, occasional Nile crocodile and amazing bird watching opportunity. Retire for dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 3; Chimpanzee Tracking in Kyambura Gorge – Transfer to Hoima.

Take your breakfast and drive to Kyambura Gorge for a breathtaking Chimpanzee tracking. This Uganda Safari guided trek may last 3-5 hours as you look out for man’s closest cousin the Chimpanzee.  Along the trek, you will see colobus monkeys, baboons, red tailed and velvet monkeys and other primates. The chances of seeing chimpanzees on this trek are 60% however other primates encountered on this walk are surely a worthwhile. This chances of seeing them depend on how good weather is because occasional flooding can make the trails impassable. You will drive towards Fort portal, have lunch en route and proceed to Hoima for dinner and overnight stay at Hoima Kolping Hotel or African Village guest House.

Day 4; Drive to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, drive to Murchison Falls National Park through the Verdant country side with views of Lake Albert. Murchison falls National Park is known as the biggest protected park bisected by the world’s longest river. Wildlife populace  have increased  from the poaching of the 1980s; in the lush borassus grassland to the north of the Nile, Giraffes,  elephant, buffalo, leopards,  and a variety of antelope are frequently encountered on game drives, while lion are seen with increasing rate. Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you drive over the still waters and the tropical winds blow against your face. You will visit the top of the falls to view the site at the Murchison falls, where the water plunges into a narrow gorge from a 47 meters wide through a 7-10 meters wide frothing 43m into a pool. Dinner and overnight at Sambiya river lodge or Paraa safari lodge.

Day 5; Game drive and Launch Cruise

After breakfast, you will go to the Northern Bank of the River Nile in Murchison Falls for an early morning game drive on either Buligi track or Albert or Queens Tracks north of the river Nile. You may also visit Nyamisika cliffs and have picnic breakfast – this is optional. Look out for the exclusive African Savannah wildlife such as the lion, antelope, giraffe, elephant, the Uganda Kob among others. In the afternoon, you will indulge in launch cruise along the Nile River to the bottom of the falls. Along the ride, you will  encounter huge  Nile  crocodiles resting along the shores with their mouths open ,  Hippopotami  will be seen yawning , birds along the river bank and if you are lucky , the legendary shoe bill stock can be seen  and many other animals taking water along the river bank while so many other birds will be resting  around  like skimmers, cormorants, herons, kingfishers, ducks, bee-eaters, fish eagle. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

DAY 6:  Transfer to Kampala

After breakfast, you will begin the journey back to Kampala. There is an optional early morning chimpanzee tracking in Kaniyo Pabidi in Budongo Forest subject to availability of Chimpanzee permits – and this option must be confirmed on booking time .Prices for optional activities change so they can be provided on request .Kaniyo Pabidi is an Eco Tourism spot is found in Budongo forest the biggest Mahogany forest in East Africa where Trees grow up to 80 meters. The forest is well known for its chimpanzees which form a number of groups. 6 families of Chimpanzees have been habituated so visitors have the likelihood of seeing them at close quarters. Budongo forest is also a home to other rare species of birds that include the Lemon Bellied Crombec and the Chocolate-backed Kingfisher. You will also be able to view the blue mountains of Congo and the Albertine Rift. You will reach Kampala late in the afternoon, and if possible, continue to Entebbe airport and fly back home. This will mark the end of the tour.


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