7 days Uganda Safaris & wildlife
7 days Uganda Safaris & wildlife Adventure involves; game drives, boat cruise and Chimpanzee tracking in Uganda National Parks like Murchison falls, Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo National Park. Viewing wildlife including the big five and Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo forest.
Highlights for 7 days Uganda Safaris & wildlife Adventure
- Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo forest
- Game drives in Uganda National Parks
- Boat cruise on Kazinga Channel, Victoria Nile & Lake Mburo
- Uganda Equator Experience
- Guided Nature walks
- Rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Detailed itinerary for 7 days Uganda Safaris & wildlife Adventure
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison falls & Rhino tracking
Have early breakfast and prepare for pick up from your hotel. Drive northwards on the Kampala – Gulu for approximately two and half hours and get to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Set out for a hike on the sanctuary to track the White Rhinos. After close to two hours of trekking, get back on the road and get to Masindi for your lunch, thereafter proceed to Murchison Falls National Park. Check in at your accommodation, relax, have dinner and rest the night.
Day 2: Morning game drive – afternoon boat ride
Wake up to an early cup of tea / coffee at 6.00am and at 6:30 am set off for the game drive. Expect sighting of Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Jackson’s Hartebeests, Reedbuck, Uganda Kobs, Warthogs, lots of savanna birds and wonderful scenery. After, return to your accommodation for breakfast and lunch. Later set out for the afternoon Launch Cruise along the Nile to the base of the Murchison Falls. There are lots of wildlife sighting along the Nile, including, Hippos, Crocodile, Buffaloes, Elephants, and lots of water birds. At the base of the falls you can opt of the Launch and hike along the falls to the top of the fall. You meet the driver at the top and transfer to back to your lodge.
Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking Budongo & Transfer to Queen Elizabeth
After breakfast, transfer to Budongo forest to track Chimpanzee with packed lunch, you will be guided by skilled ranger guides who know much about the primates, as you track there is a chance of seeing other animals like monkeys snakes and bird species. Then head for Queen Elizabeth National Park. Have lunch en-route, after lunch, continue to the park and check into your reserved accommodation refresh, have dinner and rest.
Day 4 : Morning game drive – afternoon boat on Kazinga channel
Wake up to an early cup of tea/coffee at 6:00 am and set out for an early game drive. Game to see include Lions, Buffaloes, Elephants, Hyenas, Kobs, Topis. The scenery is amazing with crater lakes and grassy hills. After, return to the lodge for breakfast. Relax, refresh and after lunch, set out for the Boat Safari on the Kazinga Channel that joins Lakes Edward and George. The channel attracts a plethora of wildlife including: Hippos, Buffaloes, Elephants, Monitor Lizards and lots of water birds and wonderful scenery.
Day 5: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast, check out and travel to Lake Mburo National Park. Upon arrival in Lake Mburo, drive through the game trails and view a number of wildlife including zebras, impalas, buffaloes, elands, waterbucks, birds, and marvelous scenery. Continue to check in at your accommodation, refresh, and have lunch. Later set out for a relaxing evening boat ride on the Lake Mburo and also view some wildlife including hippos and several birds. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 6: morning game drive – afternoon boat cruise
After breakfast, embark on a morning game drive with an opportunity to see the early risers like zebras, impalas, buffaloes, elands, waterbucks, African Buffalo, Oribi, Leopards and many bird species. Continue to the lodge for breakfast and lunch then transfer to an afternoon boat cruises with a chance of spotting Hippos, Buffalos and crocodiles. Transfer to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Nature walk – travel back to Kampala / Entebbe
Wake up for an early morning nature walk into the park for a chance to view some nocturnal wildlife at close encounter. An armed ranger leads you. Alternatively, you could opt for a horse ride for this experience. Return for breakfast, check out and travel back to Entebbe to catch your evening flight back home. Lunch is en-route. You also get to make a stopover at the Uganda Equator point for some picture moments.
7 days Uganda Safaris & wildlife Adventure includes
- 4×4 safari vehicle with Fuel
- Bottled drinking water
- Chimpanzee tracking permit
- Rhino tracking permit
- Park entry fees.
- Game drives
- Boat cruise
- All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Professional driver guide
- Round trip pick up and drop off at desired destination