5 Days Uganda Wildlife Tour
This five-day Uganda Wildlife Tour is specifically designed for you to discover a diverse range of flora and animals, breathtaking scenery, and the genuine essence of hospitality in two of Uganda's most beautiful holiday spots. Queen Elizabeth National Park (Medley of Wonders) is Uganda's most visited and second-largest national park. It is situated in western Uganda, against the backdrop of the massive snow-capped Mount Rwenzori.
Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda's largest national park and home to the world's most powerful waterfall. It is situated in the country's northwestern region. You will participate in a game drive, a boat trip, photography, and a guided nature walk in a location with a diverse flora and fauna.
Day 1: Pickup and Transfer to Murchison Falls NP
This day begins with a delectable breakfast at the lodge if you have already arrived in Uganda, or with a warm welcome and briefing by the driver guide at Entebbe International Park/Kampala city. Following the briefing, you will begin the 5 - 6 hours’ drive to Murchison Falls National Park, which is the country's largest and oldest national park. A one-hour Rhino trekking stopover will be made en route in the Nakasongola district. After that, it's time for lunch before heading to the lodge for some rest, dinner, and an overnight stay
Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise
Begin the day with a three-hour game drive in the park's vast savannah habitat in the northwestern section. Reaching out to different parts of the grazing and hunting territories will take about three to four hours, with plenty of opportunities to photograph the lush greenery, giraffes, warthogs, bush babies, Uganda Kobs, lions and leopards on a lucky day, several antelope species, and more, not to mention primates like Baboons and birds like egrets.
Following the wildlife drive, enjoy a bush breakfast in the wild before returning to the resort for lunch and a boat excursion to the bottom of the world's most powerful waterfall, Murchison Falls. A boat tour on the Nile for 2-3 hours is fascinating, with sights of enormous Nile crocodiles, hippos, water ducks and more. Proceed to the bottom of the falls, where breathtaking vistas of thundering waves squeezing down a tiny 7-meter gorge to the Nile may be seen from afar. Finish the day with dinner and an overnight stay at the resort.
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
This day will begin with a delicious cup of coffee at the lodge, followed by a one-hour guided nature walk along the authorized pathways, which will include a variety of flora and wildlife. After that, check out of the lodge for a transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park, "the potpourri of wonders." This gorgeous journey takes about 6-8 hours, including a lunch stop along the way in Fortportal, Uganda's tourism capital. After that, take a 2- to 3-hour journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park to see the undulating hills, sprinkled homesteads, and other sights. Arrive at your lodge at sunset for refreshments, dinner, and a relaxing snooze.
Day 4: Sunrise Game drive and Evening boat cruise
Begin your day by keeping an eye and camera on the animals, birds, and primates that traverse the vast savannah grassland of Queen Elizabeth National Park, feeding and sunbathing. The three to four-hour game drive brings you up close to the breathtaking terrain and its inhabitants, including lions, hyenas and leopards on a lucky day; African elephants, Cape Buffaloes, zebras, Uganda Kobs, Oribis, warthogs, crested cranes, and more.
After the game drive, have a delicious bush breakfast before returning to the resort for some relaxation and lunch. The boat trip will be the only activity in the afternoon as you enjoy the cool wind while watching the many aquatic wildlife such as hippos, crocodiles, and more. You'll return to the resort around dusk for refreshments, dinner, and a relaxing snooze.
Day 5: End of safari. Return to Kampala
At daybreak, treat your bowels to a cup of African coffee before checking out and driving to Entebbe International Airport for your next trip. The drive is undoubtedly fascinating, traveling through lush countryside, dotted African huts, and bustling cities with music and food. Lunch and photos will be taken at the equator, which is an imaginary line that separates the world into the northern and southern hemispheres.