SHORT SAFARIS

6 DAYS EXPLORE UGANDA

Explore Uganda in 6 Days! This Uganda safari will take you to the wilderness in Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest, and Queen Elizabeth National Parks. Enjoy the jungle to experience the chimpanzees, wildlife, primates and birds in Uganda.

Game drives

Chimps trekking

Boat cruises

Day 1:  Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, you will depart to Murchison Falls National Park arriving in the afternoon with a stopover on the way for lunch. We will continue through the park stopping at the top of the falls which is a fantastic sight. Head to the Nile, the longest river in the world, is forced through a narrow gap in the rock (only 7 meters wide), before ferociously plunging down 43 meters.

 

Day 2 Game drive and Boat Cruise

In the morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to the northern part of the park for a game drive. View Elephants, Buffaloes, Bushbucks, Lions, and a variety of bird species. After lunch, proceed for a boat cruise up to the substructure of the mighty Murchison falls where sinister water escapes from the narrow gorge, an opportunity to see the amazing hippos, crocodiles, water birds along the river banks enabling a wonderful birding safari.

 

Day 3:  Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast, you will depart with our packed lunch to Kibale National Park. Have a scenic drive via Masindi and Hoima past Lake Albert. You will have a view on the top of the Albert rift is spectacular. towards the legendary ‘Mountains of the moon’ traversing the scenic tea plantations to Fort portal in the foothills of the mountains in time for hot shower, dinner and overnight at Rwenzori view guest house or similar.

 

Day 4:  Chimpanzee Trekking and Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

In the early morning, set off for chimps – these are delightful apes, more closely related to humans than to any other living creature, and are tremendous fun to watch as they squabble. The incredibly diverse forest is home to over 13 species of primates including red Colobus monkey, the rare L’Hoest’s, blue monkey, grey mangabeys, black faced Vervet monkeys, baboons and also bush babies. In the afternoon, depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park. We will enter the park via the Northern crater Area. With beautiful lakes and rich grasslands which are set deep in the crater valley, this is truly the most breathtaking scenery in the park.

 

Day 5:  Game drive and Boat Cruise

After breakfast, your safari guide will drive you to Kasenyi Area of the Park for a sunrise game drive. Here you will be able to see numerous elephants as well as water hog, lion, hyena, Uganda Kobs, waterbuck and bushbuck as well as the salt lakes.

In the afternoon a boat trip along the Kazinga Channel gives you the opportunity to view wildlife up close: hippo’s huff and spray mere feet away from the boat, buffalo linger in the shallows. The shores of the channel are also home to an array of birds including pink backed pelicans, pied and malachite kingfishers, saddle billed stork and many others. After this wonderful afternoon, a slow drive back to Lodge.

 

Day 6: Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe Airport

After breakfast drive back to Kampala arriving in the early afternoon. After en-route lunch either in Masaka town or at the equator, where you will also have chances to stand onto the two poles of the equator while taking memorable photos. After, you will proceed to Entebbe Airport to connect with your flight back home.

 

Safari Package price:     

Please contact our Tour Consultants for the detailed price information

 

Included in the price:

Airport transfer to/from

Ground transport

English speaking driver/guide

Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary

Meals as described in the itinerary

Bottled mineral water in the vehicle

Entrance fees and ranger fees for National Parks

Activities mentioned in the program

Permit for chimps trekking

 

Exclusions:    

International flights

Any optional activities

Meals and drinks not mentioned above

Items of personal nature

Tips

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