Your safari in Uganda will begin with driving northwards to Murchison Falls National Park. With a hot lunch en-route, prepare yourselves for the breathtaking scenery and a short nature walk to the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary in Masindi. The guided nature walk in the sanctuary brings you up close with the endangered rhinos. In the evening arrive into the national park and transfer directly to your lodge for dinner and overnight at your accommodation preference. Drive time: Approximately 7 – 8 hours drive Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
After an early morning breakfast, enjoy an early game drive and enjoy some of the vast array of game animals like giraffes, elephants and buffalo that roam the park. Return to Lodge for Lunch. In the afternoon take a Boat Launch upstream to the foot of the thundering Murchison Falls offering great photo opportunities of this marvel of nature. Also along the banks of the River, you will be able to see animals like Hippos, crocodiles, and unique bird species for the avid Birdwatchers. Dinner and overnight as the night before.
Day 4: TRANSFER TO FORT PORTAL
After an early breakfast leave the national park and proceed in the direction of Fort Portal traversing along the Great Rift Valley and the Rwenzori Mountain ranges could be seen at a good range as you progress to Fort Portal town. Lunch en–route. Check-in for overnight and dinner at your accommodation preference Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner. Travel time: 7- 8 hours.
Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge
Midrange: Mountains of the Moon Hotel
Budget: Nyinabulitya Country Resort
Day 5: TRANSFER TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
An early breakfast, continue farther down following the mystical mountain ranges to Queen Elizabeth National Park. You will arrive in time for lunch and later prepare for an afternoon safari by boat on the Kazinga channel connecting both Lake George and Edward. This evening, spend the time off at leisure and later prepare for dinner and overnight at accommodation of your choice. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner. Drive time: 3 – 4 hours
7 Days Queen Elizabeth & Murchison Falls Safari Accommodation Options:
Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge – Kyambura Game Lodge
Midrange: Enganzi Lodge – Ihamba Safari Lodge
Budget: Kazinga Channel View Resort.
Day 6: MORNING GAME DRIVE THROUGH ISHASHA SECTOR
This morning after your early breakfast, have another game drive in the North of the park and have a chance to spot the Uganda Kobs, elephants, lions, and later after lunch, depart the northern side of the park and drive southwards to the Ishasha sector the area famed for the tree climbing lions. As you drive through, you may see wildlife and also tree-climbing lions. Spend the rest of the evening with another game drive and try out your luck. Return to the lodge at leisure for dinner and overnight. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner. Drive time: 3 – 4 hours
Luxury: Ishasha Wilderness Camp
Midrange: Ishasha Jungle Lodge
Budget: Ntungwe River Lodge
Day 7: TRAVEL BACK TO KAMPALA
This morning, have breakfast at leisure and later, transfer back to Kampala with lunch en-route and wonderful photography at the equator. This day is reserved for evening flights through Entebbe International airport.