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Uganda is all about its friendly people and the diversity in landscapes and activities.

This trip will show you the best of what Murchison Falls, Kibale & Queen Elizabeth National Parks has to offer. During this safari, you will visit Murchison Falls, Kibale & Queen Elizabeth National Park & Bigodi wetland & participate in activities like; Chimpanzee tracking, game drives, boat safaris & guided walk in nature.

Murchison Falls National Park is named after the dramatic Murchison falls. Kibale national park is best known for its population of habituated chimpanzees. Queen Elizabeth is situated astride the equator in the south western Uganda & offers magnificent game viewing & launch trips. Experience the wonder of the World’s re-known Murchison Falls as it squeezes through the narrow gorge.

This safari adventure is designed to balance the two elements of relaxation and time in the wilderness. You will get to see and learn about the wildlife, the local people as you enjoy the stunning landscapes that earned Uganda the perfect description-nickname – The Pearl Of Africa.

This safari adventure takes the most liked route for exploring Uganda’s wildlife and primates in Murchison Falls, Kibale & Queen Elizabeth National Parks. Many tourists chose a trip similar to this – with adjustments such that they can see all these highlights on their 07-Days Murchison Falls, Kibale & Queen Elizabeth National Parks Safari.

You will overnight in the best budget or mid-range or luxury accommodations options these National Parks in Uganda has to offer depending on your financial budget.

Arrival day: Welcome to Uganda.

Day 01: To Murchison Falls National Park for Afternoon Game Drive.

Day 02: Game Drive & Boat Safari on Nile/Victoria River, Murchison Falls National Park.

Day 03: Top of the Falls Walk & Transfer to Kibale National Park for a guided walk in Nature or Crater Lakes & Plantations.

Day 04: Chimpanzees Trekking & Visit to Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary.

Day 05: To Queen Elizabeth National Park for Afternoon Game Drive.

Day 06: Game Drive & Boat Safari on Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 07: Optional Chimps Trekking, Equator Experience & Departure.

Itineraries

Day 01

To Murchison Falls National Park for Afternoon Game Drive

On this day, you will have your breakfast and transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. The drive will take you through Luwero triangle and Budongo forest in the western arm of the Rift Valley where you will also be rewarded with splendid views of the countryside.

You will arrive in the afternoon, have lunch and go for your afternoon game drive where you will expect to see elephant, buffalo, antelopes and giraffe and keep your fingers crossed for lion and leopard. The game track network converges at Delta Point where the Nile flows north out of Lake Albert; this is a convenient place to stop for refreshments and view water birds offshore and distant hippos.

After your Afternoon game drive, you will check in to your preferred accommodation for your dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation: Red Chilli Hideaway Camp (Budget & mid-range), Fort Murchison Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Bwana Tembo Safari Camp (Budget & mid-range), Heritage Safari Lodge (mid-range), Hornbill Safari Lodge (mid-range), Pakuba Safari Lodge (mid-range & luxury), Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury).

White Rhinos tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is at additional fee of $55 per person.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 02

Game Drive & Boat Safari on Nile/Victoria River, Murchison Falls National Park

On this day, your safari breakfast will be served before the day breaks so that you can start your morning game drive as the sun comes up. Sunrise is the best time for wildlife spotting as animals tend to be the most active during the “golden hours”, when the first rays of sunshine come to rest on the savannah. Elephants, buffalo and several species of antelope are some of the characters you may come across today, & if you’re lucky, you may even spot a lion or leopard.

You will return for lunch in the afternoon & go for a 3-hours boat safari upstream on the Victoria Nile to the falls where you will pass by breathtaking scenery, as well as many crocodiles, hundreds of hippos, buffaloes, water birds, monkeys & other animals that come down to the Nile. The boat will drop you near the waterfall for your hike (1-1.5 hours) up to the top of the falls (optional at additional cost of $15 pp).

After your boat safari, you will return to your preferred accommodation for your dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation: Red Chilli Hideaway Camp (Budget & mid-range), Fort Murchison Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Bwana Tembo Safari Camp (Budget & mid-range), Heritage Safari Lodge (mid-range), Hornbill Safari Lodge (mid-range), Pakuba Safari Lodge (mid-range & luxury), Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury).

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 03

Top of the Falls Walk & Transfer to Kibale National Park for a guided walk at Amabere caves or Crater Lakes & Plantation walk:

On this day, you will enjoy your last sunrise & breakfast in this beautiful National Park in Uganda with a walk to top of Murchison Falls for about 30 minutes to 1 hour & transfer to Kibale National Park with several stops along the way for beautiful scenery, landscape viewing among others before reaching Fort Portal tourism city for your lunch at Fort Portal Garden Restaurant.

In the afternoon after your lunch, you will choose to either go for a guided Crater Lakes & Plantation Walk. The landscape south of Fort Portal is dotted with picturesque crater lakes, some over 400m deep. These crater lakes are breathtakingly beautiful to behold, and offer one of the best hiking places in the area. The hikes lead you through several crater lakes, villages, tea plantations and waterfalls.

OR

Go for a guided walk in Nature at Amabere caves where you will be able to view stalagmites, crater lakes, and birds viewing, hill climbing among others. Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru Caves is a historic site believed to be the birthplace of the founding King of the Bachwezi. The Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru meaning ‘Breasts of Nyinamwiru’ were named after the stalactites that form in the caves. They resemble the breasts of a woman, though some would say it looks more like a cow’s udder.

After your guided Crater Lakes & Plantation walk or guided walk in Nature at Amabere caves, you will check in to your preferred accommodation for your dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp (Budget & mid-range), Kibale Forest Lodge (mid-range), Rweteera Safari Park (Budget), Lake Nkurubah Campsite & Nature Reserve (Budget & mid-range), Primate Lodge Lodge (mid-range & luxury), Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury), Nyaika Hotel (mid-range & luxury), Mountains of the moon hotel (mid-range & luxury), Papaya Lake Lodge (luxury) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 04

Chimpanzees Tracking & Visit to Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary

On this day, you will wake up early and have breakfast before moving to Kibale National Park for Chimpanzees Tracking experience where you will have the opportunity to follow an experienced guide into the forest to observe these fascinating creatures at a close range. Watching them interact with each other and go about their daily routine of grooming, playing and foraging is an incredible experience. While your chances of encountering chimpanzees are high during your tracking excursion, it is never 100% guaranteed. These are, after all, wild animals with wills and minds of their own!

In the afternoon after your lunch, you can choose whether you would like to go for Community walk or go deeper into the forest on a Swamp Walk in the Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary; home to 8 primate species, over 200 bird species, butterflies and various reptiles.

After your guided walk in nature or community walk, you will return to your preferred accommodation for your dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation: Kibale Forest Camp (Budget & mid-range), Kibale Forest Lodge (mid-range), Rweteera Safari Park (Budget), Lake Nkuruba Campsite & Nature Reserve (Budget & mid-range), Primate Lodge Lodge (mid-range & luxury), Kyaninga Lodge (Luxury), Nyaika Hotel (mid-range & luxury), Mountains of the moon hotel (mid-range & luxury), Papaya Lake Lodge (luxury) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 05

To Queen Elizabeth National Park for Afternoon Game Drive

After your morning breakfast, you will embark on an exciting drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park situated in the shadows of Mt. Rwenzori with several stops along the way for relaxation, equator and landscape viewing before reaching the Park in the afternoon.

You will have lunch and go for afternoon game drive where you will expect to see elephant, buffalo, antelopes and giraffe and keep your fingers crossed for lion & leopard. The game track network converges is at Kasenyi Plains Sector.

After your afternoon game drive, you will check in to your preferred accommodation for your dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation: Bush Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Tembo Safari Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Pumba Safari Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Buffalo Safari Lodge (mid-range), Mweya Safari Lodge (luxury), Katara Lodge (Luxury), Kyambura Lodge (luxury) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 06

Game Drive & Boat Safari on Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park

On this day, your safari breakfasts will be served before the day breaks so that you can start your morning game drive as the sun comes up. Sunrise is the best time for wildlife spotting as animals tend to be the most active during the “golden hours”, when the first rays of sunshine come to rest on the savannah. Elephants, buffalo and several species of antelope are some of the characters you may come across today, and if you’re lucky, you may even spot a lion or leopard.

You will return for lunch and later in the day when the sun is high in the sky and the animals make their way to the river for a drink, you will head to Kazinga Channel for an exciting boat safari. You will spot more hippos today than you can possibly imagine. Herds of elephants & buffalo will also be wandering down to the shoreline to bath in the cooling waters. It will be a wonderful experience.

After the boat safari, you will return to your preferred accommodation for your dinner & overnight stay.

Accommodation: Bush Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Tembo Safari Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Pumba Safari Lodge (Budget & mid-range), Buffalo Safari Lodge (mid-range), Mweya Safari Lodge (luxury), Katara Lodge (Luxury), Kyambura Lodge (luxury) among others.

All meals & drinking water are included.

Please note: Get in touch for mid-range or luxury rates. The rates attached on this platform is for budget travelers only.

Day 07

Optional Chimps Trekking, Equator Experience & Departure:

On this day, you will enjoy your last sunrise and breakfast in this beautiful corner of Uganda with optional Chimps trekking at Kyambura Gorge/Kalinzu forest (additional fee of $ 55 pp) before your guide drive you across the beautiful sceneries back to Entebbe and drop you off at Entebbe International Airport 3 hours before your departure time with a stopover at the equator monument for equator experience & photo moments.

Please make sure your flight departure is after 8 pm at the very earliest. For flights departing before 8 pm you will need an extra night in Entebbe.

Please note: Get in touch for a similar safari on mid-range or up-market basis.

Did we hit all the items on your travel bucket list for this safari? If not, don’t worry. We specialize in tailor-made tours and can customize this program to create your dream trip. Get in touch to create your personalized program.

Only breakfast, lunch & drinking water are included on this day.

  • All Park entrance fees.
  • Chimpanzees Tracking permits (One per person at $200).
  • Top of Murchison Falls walk at Murchison Falls National Park.
  • Game drives at Murchison Falls National Park.
  • Boat safari on Delta River/Albert Nile River, Murchison Falls National Park.
  • Guided walk in Nature at Amabere Caves, Nyakasura, Fort Portal Tourism city or guided walk at Crater Lakes & Plantations.
  • Chimpanzees Tracking Experience at Kibale National Park.
  • Guided walk in Nature at Bigodi Wetland Sanctuary (KAFRED).
  • Game drives at Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • Boat Safari on Kazinga Channel, Queen Elizabeth National Park.
  • Equator Experience & Photo moments.
  • Park Ranger.
  • Vehicle park entry fees.
  • All en-route meals.
  • All relevant Government Taxes.
  • Full Board Accommodation and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Full time English speaking Driver/Guide.
  • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari Van or Land Cruiser vehicle fully fueled.
  • Airport transfer.
  • Drinking water on all days .
  • Airfares (International Air tickets and airport taxes.
  • Visa Fees.
  • Personal Insurance.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks (alcoholic & soft drinks beverages), tips, laundry, telephone, tips, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities.
  • Any other items which are not included in the above itinerary.
  • White Rhino Tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary (optional at additional fee of $55 per person).
  • Tree Climbing Lions Tracking at Ishasha sector, Queen Elizabeth National Park is optional at additional fee of $50 per person.
  • Accommodation for your first & last night in Uganda.

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50% of the deposit refund
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