7 DAYS UGANDA WILDLIFE AND NATURE SAFARI
The nature and game safari in Uganda includes the very attractive tour destinations in Uganda; Murchison falls national park rich in game coupled with a beautiful view of the falls on the Victoria, Queen Elizabeth national park and Lake Bunyonyi with a breathtaking and soothing nature scenery.
Depending on your interests, there is so much to meet on this safari; many birds for bird watchers, a lot of game for wildlife enthusiasts and beautiful scenery for nature lovers. This is one of our most requested itineraries - it gives back money value to our clients interested in the wildlife and nature side of Uganda.
Day1: Pick up and transfer to Murchison Falls
Pick up from the airport in Entebbe or from your overnight accommodation in Kampala/Entebbe and begin the panoramic drive northwest through famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi town to Murchison falls national park. Continue to the top of the falls where you will have a picnic lunch. The falls are a beauty where Africa's mightiest river, the Nile compresses from 50 meter to squeeze through a 6-meter canyon dropping 40 meters with thunderous roar forming into a beautiful rainbow. Dinner and overnight at Sambiya Lodge or Paraa Safari Lodge
Day 2: Game Drive in the park, Launch Trip on the Victoria Nile
After an early morning breakfast, escorted by a ranger guide, take an early morning game drive along the Buligi Circuit. Game in this area include, Lion, legendary giant forest hog, large herds of elephants making their way down to the water, buffalo, warthog , bush bucks, etc. Return to the Lodge for Lunch and in the afternoon, proceed on a boat cruise upstream the Victoria Nile to the bottom of the falls. Along the river banks, it is a paradise of Hippos and Crocodiles. Take pictures of Murchison falls and later return to your accommodations for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth Park
Morning transfer to Queen Elizabeth park via Hoima. Lunch will be enjoyed en-route at the Kolping Hotel in Hoima. Thereafter, continue through the bottom of the East African Rift Valley and verdant lush green countryside to Mweya Safari Lodge or Ihamba Safari Lodge. Transit time 6-8 hrs.
Day 4: Game Drive, Launch Trip in Queen Elizabeth
After an early morning breakfast at about 6:30am, proceed for a game drive through the Kasenyi area where Kobs have their mating grounds and here you will have a high chance of seeing Lions and Leopards in action. Head on to the Northern crater and here you will have a high opportunity of viewing Elephants, Buffaloes, Warthogs, Baboons, Waterbucks and much more wildlife. Return to the Lodge for lunch and in the afternoon; take a magical launch cruise along the Kazinga Channel. You will see solitary buffalo, and a paradise of birdlife. Overnight at Mweya Safari Lodge or Ihamba Safari Lodge.
Day 5: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi
After breakfast, transfer to Lake Bunyonyi in Kabale via Ntungamo. Spend the afternoon Birdwatching in the vicinity of the Lodge. The Bunyonyi environs are uniquely endowed with the resident African Harrier Hawk, Yellow-backed, spectacled weavers, Levillant, etc. Dinner and overnight at Bunyonyi Safari Resort. The Lodge gives you spectacular views of the nearby Muhavura ranges and the romantic lake scenery. Transit time 6 – 8 hrs.
Day6: Boat Ride on Lake Bunyonyi
Morning after breakfast, take a boat ride on Lake Bunyonyi to visit some of the 29 historical islands on the lake and in the afternoon, you can relax by the lake side or go for mountain biking along the slopes of Bunyonyi Hills. You can also use the gym or take part in the games provided at the lake. Meals and overnight at the Bunyonyi Safari Resort. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 7: Kampala
After breakfast, transfer to Kampala. A picnic lunch will be enjoyed en-route. Transit time 5 – 6 hrs.