- Central Uganda Destinations
- Eastern Uganda Destinations
- Northern Uganda Destinations
- Western Uganda Destinations
Highlights: Chimps trekking, Game-drives, Boat-cruises and Safari walk
National Parks included: Murchison Falls NP, Queen Elizabeth NP and Lake Mburo NP
Day 1 – To Murchison Falls National Park
You will be picked by your safari guide early in the morning in Kampala. As you start your Uganda Safari you set off for the drive to Murchison Falls national park. The aim is to in Murchison Falls in time for lunch. When you have finished your lunch it is time to experience the top of the falls. It is an amazing feeling to stand their enjoying the view and hearing the water roar. Have a relaxed evening at the lodge.
Day 2 – Game-drive and boat-cruise
Get up early in the morning to meet the animals of the savanna. During this morning game-drive you can search the savanna for giraffes, elephants, lions and more. In the afternoon it is time for a boat-cruise on the mighty Nile spotting for example hippos, crocodiles and birds on the shores. Spend the night in Budongo forest (a part of Murchison Falls) to get close to the jungle.
Day 3 – Transfer to Hoima
Be woken up by the sounds of the jungle, have a relaxed breakfast and soak in the surroundings. After breakfast your guide take you to the town of Hoima. Spend some time relaxing at the hotel.
Overnight Hotel Kontiki Hoima
Day 4 – Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Be prepared for a long day in the car made easier by making a stop in a village to stretch your legs, taking a look at a tea plantation and studying the Ugandan countryside passing by the window.
Day 5 – Chimps trekking Kalinzu forest and boat-cruise Kazinga channel
After breakfast your guide takes you to the starting point of the trek in Kalinzu forest and you set off in to the beautiful jungle to see the chimpanzees. After the chimps trekking your guide meets you and takes you to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon you are taken to the afternoon boat-cruise on Kazinga channel. This two hour boat ride is a great highlight where you for example can look for hippos, crocodiles, elephants and warthogs along the shores of the channel.
Day 6 – Morning game-drive in Ishasha and free afternoon
Wake up early in the morning for the drive to the Ishasha part of Queen Elizabeth national park. Ishasha is known for its tree-climbing lions and during the game-drive you will keep an eye on the big fig trees where you hopefully will see them lazily resting. After the game-drive you head back towards the lodge for lunch and can enjoy a relaxed afternoon, either enjoying the views from the lodge or going for a village walk.
Overnight Pumba Safari Cottages
Day 7 – Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park and game-drive
After breakfast you start off with your guide towards Lake Mburo national park. The aim is to have lunch at the lodge before experiencing an afternoon game-drive in the park. In this park you can see impalas and zebras as two highlights. Get back to the lodge to enjoy your last evening in Uganda’s national parks on this Uganda safari.
Overnight Rwakobo Rock
Day 8 – Safari-walk and transfer to Kampala
Start the day early with a safari-walk in Lake Mburo national park. Get the experience of being one with nature as you see the animals close by during the walk. Have breakfast at the lodge and before starting the drive towards Kampala. Along the way you will make a stop for lunch and at the equator for some photos on the spot where the southern and northern hemisphere meets. Continue on to Kampala as the end of the Uganda Safari has been reached.