5 day Murchison falls and Queen Elizabeth safari is one of the top selling tour packages in Uganda for travelers who are after Wildlife encounters. It takes you to Murchison Falls National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park all situated in the western part of Uganda.
Detailed Itinerary for 5 Day Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth Safari.
Day 01: Arrival – Transfer to Murchison falls
Usually best for morning flights – on arrival, you will be picked by our safari guide, great each other, you are briefed by the guide and after the Journey to Murchison Falls National Park in the north western part of Uganda.
It includes stopover at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for the one hour Rhino tracking. Have lunch in the sanctuary and after continue to Murchison.
You will arrive in the late afternoon; you can hike up to the top of the falls. Check in at Red Chill (Budget), Fort Murchison Lodge (Mid-range) and Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury)
Day 02: Game drive – Boat ride on River Nile
You will do a morning game drive in search of different Wild animals like elephants, buffaloes, giraffes and more.
This lasts for about 2-3 hours, after return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, you will do a boat cruise from the top to the bottom of the falls. While on boat, you will sight varied aquatic species such as hippos, crocodiles, and water birds.
Day 03: Murchison – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth
Early in the morning, have breakfast and later check out for the journey to Queen Elizabeth National Park in western Uganda. The journey is about five hours via Kyenjojo – Hoima road including stopover at Fort portal.
After continue to Queen, this route offer scenic views of Rwenzori peaks. Stay at Simba Safari Camp (Budget), Enganzi Safari Lodge/Bush Lodge (Mid-range) and Mweya Safari Lodge/ Jacana Safari Lodge (Luxury).
Day 04: Game drive & the Kazinga channel boat cruise
Just in the morning, you will have a scenic game drive through the Kasenyi plains to spot diverse species of wild animals like big cats like leopards and lions, elephants, buffalos, bush bucks, hyenas and more. After game drive, you transfer straight to Mweya for your delicious lunch at the canteen.
Later in the afternoon, you will have an astounding boat cruise along the Kazinga channel to sight various aquatic species such as crocodiles, hippos and water bird species.
Day 05: Transfer to Kampala – Departure.
After beautiful moments in Queen Elizabeth National Park, you will check out in the morning and start the Journey back to Kampala.
Lunch is provided en route in Mbarara town. After continue up to Entebbe for your return flight back home. End of Safari.
- Ground Transportation.
- Airport Pick & Drop.
- Boat cruise & Game Drives.
- Experienced driver guide.
- Park Entrance.