6 Days Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth Safari

The 6 Days Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari to Uganda’s largest Park known as Murchison Falls National Park, situated in Northwestern Uganda on an area of 3,840 sq km, gazetted in 1926 as a game reserve. It is classified with Savannah grasslands and the Victoria Nile that flows through separating it into two (the northern and southern bank).

Murchison Falls is home to over 451 bird species such as the Great blue Turaco, Goliath heron, the Shoebill, and the dwarf kingfisher among others, 76 mammal species, a big number of Nile crocodiles and above all the magnificent and thunderous Murchison Falls squeezing their way through a gorge that is 8m wide.

Our 6 Days Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari offers the best chance to explore Queen Elizabeth National Park, with over 86 of mammals and about 606 types of bird species which include and Purple Gallinule, Grey herons, Jacanas, Rufous Bellied Heron, Squacco, Purple and Goliath Heron, the Globally threatened Pallid Harrier and mammals such as Rothschild’s Giraffe, Cape buffalo, Elephant, Waterbuck and many others will be viewed on the magnificent Mweya Peninsula which prides in a beautiful waterfront locale within the shadows of Mountain Rwenzori.

Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park

After an early breakfast, our driver guide will pick you up from your hotel or at your place of residence, he will brief you about your 6 Days Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari to Murchison falls and you will start your 6 hours journey to Murchison Falls National Park. You will go through the Luwero, and later have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking; here you will find both black and white rhinos.

After tracking has another stop in Masindi where you will have lunch, after lunch proceeds to the park and along you will see various animals such as warthogs, baboons among others as you drive to the lodge, relax the whole evening.

Have dinner and an overnight. Red Chilli/Pakuba Safari Lodge/ Paraa Safari Lodge.

6 Days Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth SafariDay 2: Morning game drive and a boat cruise along the Nile

On this day wake up early and have a cup of teas at 6:30 am, and then the ranger guide will pick you up from the lodge to start your Game drive at 7:00 am. During the drive, you will be in a position to see very many animals such as lions, leopard, buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, antelopes, waterbucks and birds among others. After the game drive at around 11:40 am, drive back to the lodge, for morning breakfast, relax/freshen up and have lunch as you prepare for the afternoon boat cruise.

On the boat, you will be able to see various Nile crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes, and elephants along the banks of the Nile as well as different beautiful birds such as the bee-eaters, the coloured kingfishers, and the shoe-billed stork and many others. The boat will lead you to the base of these falls, where you will get out and start off on a 1-hour hike to the top of the Murchison waterfalls, you will see amazing sceneries; right from the falls, vegetation among others. You will meet your driver guide at the top who will later transfer you back to the lodge.

Have dinner and Overnight. Red Chilli/Pakuba Safari Lodge/ Paraa Safari Lodge.

Day 3: Departure/Return to Kampala

Enjoy your breakfast; thereafter proceed for another Game drive in the morning on your way back to Kampala. It will be a great time as you look out for various animal species though most of them will be seen in the grasslands feeding such as buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, lions, antelopes, not forgetting a number of bird species. Leave the park, have a stop in Masindi for lunch and continue with the journey reaching Kampala in the evening.

Have Dinner and overnight at Serena hotel/Acacia lodge/Forest cottage

Day 4: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Being your day with morning breakfast then after embark on your drive which takes about 6 hours drive. Have an en-route stopover for photography at the equator, lunch in Mbarara town, and Igongo cultural centre to explore Ankole culture, then proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park and transfer to your lodge. In the evening you will be taken to have a glance on traditional salt industries and mining methods, tour around the Crater Lake region.

Have dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge/Enganzi Lodge/Bush Lodge/Katara Lodge.

6 Days Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth SafariDay 5: Game drive viewing and Boat cruise on Kazinga channel

Being your day with a cup of tea and then embark on morning game drive in the main camp at Mweya peninsula which is attractively positioned, separating Lake George from Lake Edward by Kazinga channel. This will provide you with the opportunity to view animals like jackals, Bushbucks, forest hogs, leopards, buffaloes, elephants, lions, the beautiful Uganda Kobs, bush pigs among others.

Later, back to the lodge for late breakfast, relax at the poolside and wait for lunch at your lodge. In the afternoon head to a fantastic launch cruise on the Kazinga channel, with lots of beautiful bird viewing, and a game like buffaloes, hippos, Elephants, crocodiles, among others.

Have dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge/Enganzi Lodge/Bush Lodge/Katara Lodge.

Day 6: Wild Chimpanzee tracking, Departure

After breakfast head to Kyambura gorge for a nature walk in an underground forest to such for primates like Chimpanzees, Baboons, monkeys and many more. While here, you will see different types of trees on which forest elephants feed. After you will drive back to Kampala passing through Maramagambo forest to watch out different animals en route, have lunch on the along the way. You will reach Kampala late afternoon.

Dinner and overnight at your hotel.

End of 6 Days Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari

6 Days Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari package includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Transportation by safari vehicle
  • Game drives
  • Boat ride
  • Ziwa Rhino trekking
  • Bird watching
  • Visit Lake Katwe.
  • Chimpanzee trekking Permit
  • Nature walks
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • Driver allowances
  • Park entrance
  • En-route lunches
  • Visit the equator and Igongo Cultural Centre.

6 Days Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth Wildlife Safari package excludes; expenses of personal nature like Airfare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, and personal shopping bills.