Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls National Parks & Rhinos Adventure - 5 Days

In this safari, you will visit Queen Elizabeth & Murchison Falls National Park and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you will participate in activities like; top of the falls walk, game drives, boat/launch cruise, white Rhinos tracking among others. Murchison Falls National Park lies at the northern end of the Rift Valley. Queen Elizabeth National Park is situated astride the equator in the south western & is the second largest in Uganda. Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is the proud home of the only wild rhinos in Uganda.

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

In this safari, you will visit Queen Elizabeth & Murchison Falls National Park and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you will participate in activities like; top of the falls walk, game drives, boat/launch cruise, white Rhinos tracking among others. Murchison Falls National Park lies at the northern end of the Rift Valley. Queen Elizabeth National Park is situated astride the equator in the south western & is the second largest in Uganda. Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is the proud home of the only wild rhinos in Uganda.

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

Day 1
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 evening or late afternoon.

You will arrive in the afternoon and go for afternoon game drive where you will expect to see elephants, lions, buffaloes among others.

After your long journey and afternoon game drive, you will check in to Pumba Safari Cottages for dinner and 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.

Day 2
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 dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3
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 the western arm of the Rift Valley where you will also be rewarded with splendid views of the countryside with several stopovers en-route for lunch, landscape and beautiful sceneries viewing.

You will arrive in the afternoon and go for afternoon game drive where you expect to see Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Antelopes, Hyenas and leopard if you are lucky on that day.

After your long journey and afternoon game drive, you will check in to Fort Murchison Lodge for dinner and overnight stay. The lodge is set in a beautiful surrounding and looks out on the majestic Albert Nile that will add to your safari experience.

Day 4
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 dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5
Top of the Falls Walk, White Rhino tracking & Departure

On this day, you will enjoy your last sunrise and breakfast in this beautiful National Park in Uganda with a walk to top of Murchison Falls for about 30 minutes to 1 hour before transferring to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for White Rhinos tracking.

After your White Rhino tracking, your guide will drive you across the beautiful sceneries back to Entebbe & 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.

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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 this 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 people and above
Aug 26, 2020 – Dec 31, 2023 $1,450 $998 $880 $795 $740 $650

Accommodation during this safari includes;

Pumba Safari Cottages

Budget lodge located just outside Queen Elizabeth National Park.

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.

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 will add to your safari experience.

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

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Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls National Parks & Rhinos Adventure
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