A 7-day wildlife safari in Uganda offers a snapshot of the country’s diverse ecosystems and incredible wildlife. Here’s a suggested itinerary, but keep in mind that this is a general guideline and may need to be adjusted based on your preferences, the specific destinations, and the current conditions of the areas you plan to visit.
YOUR 7 DAYS INTINERAY
Day 1: Entebbe/Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park
Pickup from your Accommodation and transfer to Murchison Falls National park, Via Ziwa Rhino Ranch for Rhino tracking. Kidepo valley and MURCHISON FALL national parks once had both black and white rhinos; however, widespread poaching during the Idi Amin era resulted in the disappearance of these majestic animals from the wild. Tracking the rhinos will take approximately 1-2 hours. Have a lunch stop over en-route to Masindi. After lunch depart to the top of the fall. Dinner and Overnight at. Paraa Safari Lodge /Nile Safari Camp/ Murchison River Lodge/ Sambiya River Lodge
Day 2: Murchison falls National Park
After early breakfast, you go for a morning game drive. game often seen include; elephants, waterbuck, Buffalo, Jackal, Genet, Mongoose, oribi, Bushbuck, warthog,jacksons’ hartebeest, hyena, giraffe, bush pig, leopard, lion and primates here include Baboons, velvet monkeys, Pitas monkeys. Return for lunch, afternoon a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls the launch trip takes about three hours return and 1.45hrs one way. You will be dropped off at the base from where you meet a ranger guide to walk you to the top. ( about 45mins hike) you will later meet your driver when you get to the top of the falls and he will drive you back to the lodge.Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge /Nile Safari Camp/ Murchison River Lodge/ Sambiya River Lodge
Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park – Kibale Forest
After breakfast, and with packed lunch boxes, drive to Kibale Forest area via Biso, Hoima, Kyenjojo to Fort Portal with a lunch stop over en route. The approximately 8hours drive is incredibly scenic as it takes you along the western arm of The Great African Rift Valley passing through lush green, beautiful agricultural countryside, tropical rain forests and tea plantations. During the drive you may see baboons, black and white colubus monkeys, vevet monkeys. You are expected to arrive at your accommodation late in the afternoon/evening. Time permitting, you may choose to take a walk around the Lodge or just rest in preparation for the next day.Overnight Primate lodge / Ndali Lodge. BLD
Day 4 Morning Chimpanzee tracking – Queen Elizabeth National Park.
After an early breakfast, you will be escorted to the starting point/park offices where you may be joined by other clients for a briefing on the days’ adventure. You are then assigned a local ranger guide for your days’ activity. (Maximum group size per Ranger guide is 6 tourists). The morning is characterized with birds and primate viewing including Chimpanzee. Kibale forest is a home to 13 primate species. Walking is not difficult as paths have been made in the forest and all walks are in company of excellent local guides. During the tracking, your guide explains the life style of the chimps, tree species, birds and any other mammals that you may encounter in detail. The other primates that you may see include among others; – Gray Cheeked Mangabeys, Red-tailed Monkey, Olive Baboon, Black and White Colobus, vevet monkeys etc. You may also encounter other forest mammals like the forest Elephants, duikers and various bird species during the walk. You then return to your accommodation for lunch and thereaftercheck out and set off for Queen Elizabeth National Park. The drive passes through Fort Portal southwards along the Eastern length of the Rwenzori Mountains. On a clear day you may see the glaciated peaks as you gently descend to the Great Rift Valley to the park. The Rwenzori Peaks provide a magnificent backdrop to antelope-filled plains. Queen Elizabeth National Park covers about 1998 square kilometers and spreads along the eastern shore of Lake Edward.This afternoon, you will go for launch cruise on Kazinga Channel; a water body believed to host the largest concentration of Hippopotamus in Africa. The exciting launch/boat cruise trip of about 2hours on Kazinga Channel introduces you to countless hippos, as well as baboons and abundant bird life. The launch boat offers a spectacular bird viewing opportunity. The Channel is believed to have the largest concentration of world’s hippopotamus. Overnight at Mweya safari Lodge / Bush Lodge BLD
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park; This morning we will go for a game drive. This may include a drive to the magnificent plains of Kasenyi, crater Lakes valleys, and the channel drive. During the drive we may spot early risers as they return to their dens from morning hunt such as Lion, Leopard and hyenas. The other game found in this park (QENP) that you are likely to see include among others;- African Elephant, Buffalo, Giant forest hog, Bush pigs, warthogs, Herds of Uganda kob, bushbuck, waterbuck, reedbuck. After lunch go for an evening game drive Or drive to Maramagambo Forest for a nature walk to the bat caves. The forest looks dense from the outside but it is quite the opposite when you get there. The paths may not be well designed but are clear. Bird watching is another enjoyable sport in this forest. Return later in the evening for dinner and.Overnight at Mweya safari Lodge / Bush Lodge BLD
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Lake Mburo National Park
After breakfast we drive to Lake Mburo National Park. The scenery is wonderful as you drive past the rolling hills and the local markets along the roadsides. The Ankole cattle with spectacular long whitish horns are a no miss sight as you drive into the park. You drive into the park arriving in time for a game drive and later in the afternoon go for a boat (about 4pm). The boat ride introduces you to rich bird life and the hippos that are cooling off. Upon return, you then drive to the Lodge as you do a game drive. The likely game that you spot in this park include; impala, zebra, buffaloes, Eland, topi and Leopard. Overnight at Rwakobo Rock BLD
Day 7: We drive back to Kampala
Early start on this day to go for a game tracking / walking safari in company of a park ranger guide. The only chance to experience a game safari on foot. After this experience, return for breakfast and after breakfast transfer to Kampala / Entebbe making a stopover at the Equator Line for a photographic moment, craft and boutique shopping. Later proceed to your accommodation or Entebbe International Airport for your onward flight connections .
End of safari
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