ViapoAfrican Safaris

6 Day Wildlife Safari in Murchison & Queen Elizabeth National Parks

Day 1: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

After breakfast, you will set off to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will have a stopover at the Equator where you will have an opportunity to stand on 2 hemispheres at the same time and take memorable photos. You will continue to Mbarara town where you will have lunch before proceeding to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Have a relaxed evening at the lodge, Dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodations:

Budget: Bush Lodge in tents/Kazinga Channel Lodge

Midrange: Bush Lodge in Bandas/ Park View Safari Lodge/Twin Lakes Lodge

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge/Katara Lodge/ Kyambura Gorge Lodge

 

 

Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

After an early breakfast, you will go for a morning game drive in the park during which you will see Lions, Elephants, Topis, Leopards, Bush bucks, Cape Buffaloes, Waterbucks, Kobs, among others.

In the afternoon you will go for a two hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel which connects Lakes George and Edward and view high concentrations of hippos, elephants and crocodiles among others. You will also see variety of birds at the water shores. Later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodations:

Budget: Bush Lodge in tents/Kazinga Channel Lodge/@the River Lodge

Midrange: Bush Lodge in Bandas/ Park View Safari Lodge/Twin Lakes Lodge/ Ishasha Jungle Lodge

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge/Katara Lodge/ Kyambura Game Lodge/ Ishasha wildness Camp

 

 

Day 3: Full Day Game Drive in Ishasha Searching for Tree Climbing Lions

After an early morning breakfast, you will set off for a full day game drive in Ishasha the southern part of Queen Elizabeth National Park. This part is famous for its’ tree-climbing lions, While lion cubs around the world frequently climb trees for fun, adults rarely do. However, these lionesses enjoy spending the hot afternoons snoozing in fig trees to get away from the tsetse flies and to enjoy a cool breeze. This is the most memorable sight in the park as you have never seen such photogenic lions posing for your camera before. You will also enjoy the stunning scenery and superb birdlife in this southern remote section of the park.

Accommodations:

Budget: Bush Lodge in tents/Kazinga Channel Lodge/@the River Lodge

Midrange: Bush Lodge in Bandas/ Park View Safari Lodge/Twin Lakes Lodge/ Ishasha Jungle Lodge

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge/Katara Lodge/ Kyambura Game Lodge/ Ishasha wildness Camp

 

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park and Game Drive

Have breakfast and set off for Lake Mburo National Park with a stopover at the Equator. Proceed to Lake Mburo National Park. After lunch, you will go for a game drive where you will see animals like zebras, topis, elands, impalas, buffaloes and antelopes. Later return to the lodge for Dinner and overnight stay.

 

Accommodations:

Budget: Eagles Nest Camp

Moderate: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge/ Rwakobo Rock

Luxury: Mihingo Lodge

 

Day 5: Game drive and Boat cruise on Lake Mburo

Wake up for an early morning game drive and search for early risers and all other animals that you missed out in the previous evening’s game drive. Return to the Lodge for late breakfast and lunch.

In the afternoon, you will go for a boat ride on Lake Mburo which will get you quite close to Crocodiles and Hippos. Later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodations:

Budget: Eagles Nest Camp

Moderate: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge/ Rwakobo Rock

Luxury: Mihingo Lodge/ Arcadia Cottages

 

Day 6: Guided Nature walk and Travel to Kampala/Entebbe

Breakfast will be served early and after go for the game walk with in the Park. This is a guided walk where you will be escorted by a park ranger to provide you with more information about the Park and security. Return to the lodge for a breakfast, and drive to Entebbe with a stopover for lunch at the equator and photography. Then, proceed to Entebbe Airport.

 

Price includes:

  • Transportation
  • English speaking Driver/guide
  • Airport pickup and drop off
  • Boat cruise
  • Drinking water
  • All activities as described in the itinerary
  • Park entry fee according to the program.

 

 

Price Excludes:

  • Personal Expenses like telephone calls, laundry services
  • Visa,
  • Tips to the guides
  • Accommodation upgrade
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Person Insurance
  • Optional activities