6 Days Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari

Explore two of Uganda’s top national parks, the Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth for a thrilling wildlife and adventure safari experience. You will enjoy 4 game viewing drives, a hike to the top of murchison falls and boat cruises on Kazinga Channel and Victoria nile.

6 Days / 5 nights Murchison Falls and queen elizabeth Safari highlights

Day 1: pickup, and transfer to murchison falls national park via the ziwa rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking, proceed to the park and hike to the top of murchison falls.

Day 2: Morning game drive to to see some of the wildlife in murchison falls, you will see the remaining members of the big five (Lion, leopard, Buffalo, and Elephant) having seen the Rhino on day 1, in the afternoon go for a launch cruise on river Nile.

Day 3: Guided swamp walk and hike to the top of the Murchison falls

Day 4: Transfer from Murchison Falls to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 5: Enjoy an early morning game drive, and in the afternoon a boat cruise on the Kazinga channel

Day 6: Depart Queen Elizabeth National Park for Kampala

Activity highlights
  • Hike to the top of the Murchison falls and see the River Nile force its way through a gorge only 8 meters wide
  •  3 hour boat ride on River Nile to the base of the falls along the Victoria Nile
  • 2 game viewing drives in which you will the members of the big five and other wildlife
  • Rhino tracking at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, home to the remaining Rhinos in Uganda
  • Queen Elizabeth game viewing drive and Kazinga boat cruise
Why Book this trip
  • Trip Departs any date
  • Accommodation and meals inclusive
  • Tour can be customized
  • Professional guides
  • Group discounts available
  • Travel in a Standard 4×4 safari vehicle customized for game viewing
  • Park entry fees, ferry crossing fees, and drinking water are all included. There are no extra charges.

6 Days Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth Safari

Day 1:  Kampala to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to Murchison falls National   Park

Wake up early enough for your breakfast as the driver will pick you up to leave Kampala for Murchison falls national park. You will have a stopover at Nakitoma in Nakasongola for a visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, and then you will have your lunch at New court view Hotel in Masindi. Proceed   to Murchison falls; check   in at the lodge of your preference for dinner and overnight.

Luxury: Paraa safari Lodge

Moderate: Sambiya River Lodge: Murchison Falls River Lodge: Pakuba Game lodge

Budget: Heritage Safari Lodge or Red Chili Rest camp

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park         

Rise early enough for your breakfast and get ready for your early morning game drive at kaniyo pabidi forest in the south of the Murchison falls conservation area to catch the early risers. This forest is a home to many mammals and primates which include: white colobus and blue monkeys, olive baboons, and a habituated chimp group which can be tracked. Other frequent visitors also include; elephants, buffalos, lions and leopards. Many bird species can also be viewed here some of which include; chocolate backed kingfishers, white-thighed hornbill and purels illadopsis which is found nowhere else in East Africa. You will be given sometime to have lunch and relax. After lunch in the afternoon go for a boat cruise to the base of the falls cruising past huge hippo pods, crocodiles, bathing buffalos and numerous aquatic birds to the north bank on the way to the mighty waterfalls. Chances of sighting the shoe bill stork are many though not a guarantee and many more bird species continue up to the bottom of the falls where you will see animals like schools of hippos, crocodiles and many species of birds’ dinner and overnight at your lodge.

Day 3: Murchison Falls National park.

After the morning breakfast , the guide will take you for a guided swamp and Rabongo  forest walk which is known as  a birders paradise which will offer you an opportunity to sight the rare shoebill and also other bird species this will be a great experience for the bird watchers since they will be able to increase on their count. After lunch, you will then visit the top of the falls to watch the waters violently compress through a narrow gorge, spraying misty droplets along their wake over a 50m radius. This creates a permanent rainbow over the battle field and causes continuous roar. Check in your lodge for dinner and an overnight.

Day 4: Murchison falls to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After   breakfast, the driver will pick you up and you will leave Murchison falls for Queen Elizabeth National Park. Queen   Elizabeth National Park is one of the most outstanding treasures of Uganda. You will enjoy the journey since there are very many beautiful types of scenery along the way. You will also be free to stop the driver at any interesting point where you would like to view or take pictures. You will take your lunch in Masindi and later continue to Queen Elizabeth National park. Check in your hotel for supper and an overnight.

Mweya Safari lodge and Jacana lodge have excellent services.

Ishasha Wilderness camp with lavishness.

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Wake up early for breakfast and then go for an early morning game drive encounter different mammals like: herds of elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, lion, leopard, hyenas etc. Watch different species of birds. Over 500 species have been identified here making it a paradise for bird –watchers some of these birds include Black-bee eater, 11 different species of Kingfisher, several falcons, eagles and raptors. Get back to your hotel for lunch and relax as you wait for the afternoon activity.

In the afternoon you will have a launch trip on the Kazinga Channel where you will sight a variety of game mostly marine animals. This waterway joins Lake Edward and Lake George and encounters a school of hippos, buffaloes, crocodiles, waterbucks and a variety of water birds. Catch a glimpse of water birds diving for fish, the Marabou stork, bee-eater and cheeky bronze-tailed starling not to forget the majestic crowned crane. Check in to your lodge for Dinner and Overnight

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Kampala.

After breakfast, you will go and visit the caves in Queen Elizabeth and after get ready to set off for Kampala. Make sure to pass through Isasha so as get an opportunity to glance at the tree climbing lions before proceeding to Kampala. You will be dropped at the airport by the driver where you will catch your flight.

What to Carry for your 6 Days Murchison Falls & queen Safari

  • Camera and charger
  • Sunglasses
  • Light and heavy clothes
  • Hiking boots
  • Binoculars (if available)

Paara Safari Lodge (Luxury)

Paraa Safari Lodge
Paraa Safari Lodge twin Room
Paraa Safari lodge double roomPakuba Safari Lodge (Mid-range)

Pakuba Safari lodge double roomPakuba Safari lodge twin roomPakuba Safari LodgeRed Chili Rest Camp (Budget)

Red chili rest camp
Heritage Safari Lodge (Budget)

Heritage Safari Lodge

Standard Safari Vans

We have a collection of 4×4 safari vans, which can accommodate between 6 to 8 people, each guaranteed a window seat. The safari vans come with a professional driver/guide and enough fuel for your trip.

Safari Land cruiser

We also have the latest safari land cruisers, these are provided for some luxury trips and you can also request for and upgrade. Our land cruisers accommodate between 5 to 7 people, each guaranteed a window seat.

 

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