SUMMARY: The Big Safaris in Uganda takes you to all the major tour destinations, unveiling country’s rich animals’ heritage, fine-looking geography and exciting safaris and tours. Bwindi Forest, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kibale Forest, Murchison Falls National Park, Ziwa Rhino sanctuary and source of the Nile river.

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda

The big five Uganda safari tour begins when our driver picks you from Entebbe Airport and transfers you to Kampala as he briefs you about tourism and the trip in details. Dinner and overnight at Lake Victoria View Hotel

Day 2: Leave Kampala for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After breakfast, leave Kampala by road in the morning head for beautiful Kabale hills and arrive in Bwindi in the evening. Lunch en-route. Dinner and overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Camp

Day 3: Gorilla Tracking Safari in Bwindi Forest.

Wake up early and get ready for a life time adventure of Gorilla Tracking. Have a briefing at the park headquarters before the rangers guide you deep into this chunky forest in hunt for the Gorillas. You will move up and down in the rugged landscape until you finally meet these pleasant creatures that will keep you amused with performances for a full hour. Go back to your Lodge for a delicious lunch and afterwards opt for a community walk.  Dinner and overnight at Rushaga Gorilla Camp

Day 4: Move to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, leave Bwindi and within 4 to 6 hours hours, you will be in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Check into your Lodge, have lunch and head for Kazinga Channel boat voyage. Enjoy the cruise while viewing animals drinking at the water’s edge and plenty of bird life including migrant birds and flamingos. Dinner and overnight at Elephant Hub Lodge

Day 5: Game Drive and Transfer to Kibale National Park

Wake up early and go for a game drive and expect to view mammals like Leopards, Hyenas, Warthogs, Kobs, Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes, Forest Hog if fortunate sufficiently and many other small animals. Have lunch and leave Kibale National Park, where you arrive in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Rwenzori View Guest House

Day 6: Chimps Tracking and Bigodi Nature Stride

Wake up prepared to meet Kibale residents, the Chimps. Get briefing at the headquarters before embarking on the Chimp tracking tour. Later after lunch at the lodge, go for the afternoon nature walk around Bigodi Swamp. Dinner, overnight and breakfast at Rwenzori View Guest House

 

 

Day 7: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Start an early drive to Murchison falls National Park via Hoima to Masindi. The journey will take you through the beautifull country side and villages with beautiful scenes of tea plantations. Have your lunch in the beautiful oil city. Arrive at the Park in the evening and sleep for overnight at Murchison River Lodge on full board.

Day 8: Game Drive and Boat Ride 

After breakfast, you will go for an early Morning drive in search of Lions, Leopards, Giraffe, Hartebeest, Buffalo, Oribi, Warthogs, Uganda Kobs and Elephant as well as many of the other animals. In the afternoon, go for a boat trip to the base of Murchison Falls, meeting place for lots of land and water mammals and birds and later hiking to the top of the falls, the largest falls in the world. The Top of the falls for a multiple view of the gorge where the Nile squeezes in a 7 meter gorge plummeting 40 meters. The falls are stunning and roaring with a beautiful rainbow displayed on sunny days Dinner and Overnight at Murchison River Lodge.

Day 9: Transfer to Kampala via Ziwa Rhino sanctuary 

You will then after leave for Kampala, but remember to track rhinos enroute at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Having lunch at the place, you will continue to Kampala where your arrival time with be late evening. Overnight at Cassia Lodge

Day 10: Visit the Source of River Nile, return to Kampala.

Drive to Jinja, tour the source of River Nile plus a few sporting activities like Bungee Jumping, Horse riding or quad biking. In the afternoon or evening, drive back to Kampala. Overnight at Cassia Lodge

Day 11: Airport Transfer.

This day remains for airport transfer and marks the end of the big five safari tour in Uganda.

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