Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth National Parks Adventure - 5 Days

During this safari, you will visit Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth National Park & participate in activities like; top of the falls walk, game drives, boat/launch cruise among others. Murchison Falls National Park lies at the northern end of the Rift Valley & it is named after the dramatic Murchison falls where the river explodes violently through a narrow 7 m gap to fall a distance of 47m. Queen Elizabeth National Park is situated astride the equator in the south western & is the second largest in Uganda.

Overview for 5-Days Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth National Parks Adventure

During this safari, you will visit Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth National Park & participate in activities like; top of the falls walk, game drives, boat/launch cruise among others. Murchison Falls National Park lies at the northern end of the Rift Valley & it is named after the dramatic Murchison falls where the river explodes violently through a narrow 7 m gap to fall a distance of 47m. Queen Elizabeth National Park is situated astride the equator in the south western & is the second largest in Uganda.

Itinerary for 5-Days Murchison Falls & Queen Elizabeth National Parks Adventure

Day 1
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 is 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 at Fort Murchison Lodge for relaxation, dinner & overnight stay. The lodge is set in a beautiful surrounding and looks out on the majestic Albert Nile that always add to the safari experience of its guests.

Day 2
Game Drive & Boat Safari on Victoria Nile

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 the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3
Top of the Falls walk & Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

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 Queen Elizabeth National Park with several stops along the way for lunch, beautiful scenery, landscape viewing among others before reaching the Park.

You will arrive in the evening & check in to Pumba Safari Cottages for relaxation, dinner & overnight stay. Pumba Safari Cottages is a great Lodge by Queen Elizabeth National Park-located in a prime wildlife area. The lodge is located in Kyambura overlooking Queen Elizabeth National Park. With a view over a rich animal kingdom you might spot elephants coming to enjoy the waterhole in view from Pumba Safari Cottages.

Day 4
Game Drive & Boat Safari on Kazinga Channel

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 and 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 the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5
Departure

On this day, you will enjoy your last sunrise and breakfast in this beautiful corner of Uganda 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. Please make sure your flight departure is after 4 pm at the very earliest. For flights departing before 4 pm you will need an extra night in Entebbe, which we can help arrange for you at an additional cost.

Alternative departure route (at an additional cost):
– Fly to Entebbe

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Inclusion in this Safari includes;

  • - Park fees (For non-residents)
  • - All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • - All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • - A professional driver/guide
  • - All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • - All Taxes/VAT
  • - Roundtrip airport transfer
  • - Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • - Drinking water (On all days)

Exclusion in this Safari includes;

  • - International flights (From/to home)
  • - Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • - Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • - Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • - Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

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Who offers this safari?

– This tour is offered by Ecovic Tours & Travel Uganda.
– This operator reserves the right to change rates advertised on website.
– If you request changes to this tour, the advertised rate will likely change.
– If an accommodation is fully booked, the operator will suggest a comparable alternative.
– The exact order, content and rate of this tour is subject to availability.

Price & Availability for this Safari;

Rates Per Person

Start dates
Solo1 room 2 people1 room 3 people2 rooms 4 people2 rooms 5 people3 rooms 6 and above
Aug 26, 2020 – Dec 31, 2023 $1,375 $928 $819 $735 $708 $670

Accommodation during this safari includes;

Fort Murchison (Tent)

Budget tented camp located just outside Murchison Falls National Park.

The lodge is set in a beautiful surrounding and looks out on the majestic Albert Nile that always add to the safari experience of its guests.

Pumba Safari Cottages

Budget lodge located just outside Queen Elizabeth National Park.

The lodge is located in Kyambura overlooking Queen Elizabeth National Park. With a view over a rich animal kingdom you might spot elephants coming to enjoy the waterhole in view from Pumba Safari Cottages.

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

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