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8 Days Big Five Safari

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8 Days Big Five Safari

Blessed with abundance of wildlife, beautiful scenery, different bird species and many more, Uganda is one of the best tourism destinations. In this big five itinerary, we will take you for Rhino tracking at Ziwa, top of the falls hike at Murchison falls National Park, Game drives and Boat cruises at Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Parks, Tree climbing lions at Ishasha and game drives at Lake Mburo National park.

DAY 1

Arrival and transfer

You will be met by our tour representative at the airport who will transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at Boma Hotel (luxury /Mid-range)/ Airport Guest House (Budget) on Bed and Breakfast

Entebbe
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DAY 2

Transfer to Murchison Falls

Pick up from your Hotel after breakfast and drive to Murchison Falls National park, en route visit the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for the Rhino experience. This is the only home for the rhinos in the wild herein Uganda; enjoy a Rhino tracking experience and then proceed for lunch at Masindi town, thereafter enter the park and proceed for the top of the falls Hike, here River Nile Explodes Violently forming a very powerful waterfall. This is an experience that brings all the senses into play: watch waves of white water tumble hypnotically through this six-meter chasm, listen to the roar, taste the spray on your face and feel the rock shake beneath your feet. Proceed to Paara safari lodge (Up market)/ Murchison River lodge (Midrange) Red chill camp(Budget) for dinner and an overnight stay. Read more

Murchison falls NP
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DAY 3

Game drive and boat cruise

After breakfast go for a game drive. This park is the Uganda’s largest National Park and measures about 3840 square kilometers together with Karuma and Bugungu wildlife reserve. The vegetation of the park is savannah, Riverine forest and wood land. During your game drive, you will see a variety of wildlife such as Giraffes, Leopards, Elephants, Lions, Uganda kob and many others. Nocturnal species common in this area are; Spotted and Verreaux’s Owls, and a plethora of spectacular Nightjars, such as Long-tailed and Pennat-winged Nightjar, The mind-blowing Standard-winged Nightjar. Return for lunch and then go for an afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the falls where you may see lots of hippos, crocodiles, elephants. Return to Paara safari lodge/ Murchison River lodge/ Red chill for dinner and an overnight stay. Read more

Murchison falls NP
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DAY 4

Transfer to Queen Elizabeth

After breakfast head to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Queen Elizabeth National park is the most popular tourist destination in Uganda and is one of the oldest National parks in the country with a variety of animal and bird species. Dinner and Overnight at Mweya safari lodge (Up market)/ Bush lodge (Midrange) Engazi (budget) Read more

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DAY 5

Game drive and boat cruise

This morning Go for a game drive in the Park after breakfast, you may see animals like; lions, Buffalo, Elephants, Giant forest hog, Waterbucks, Bushbucks and Kobs. You may also see birds like jacana, shoebill and pelican. Later in the afternoon go for a boat cruise along Kazinga channel where you may spot different animal species such as Crocodiles, Hippos, herds of hippos and elephants sloping down for water as well as different bird species. Return for dinner and overnight at Mweya safari lodge/ Engazi lodge/ Bush lodge Read more

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DAY 6

Visit Ishasha, Queen Elizabe

After an early morning breakfast, prepare for a transfer to the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. This woodland sector is well known for its tree climbing lions. Arrival and check in at Ishasha wilderness camp/ Ishasha jungle lodge/ Savannah Resort Hotel and enjoy your lunch, in the afternoon enjoy a game drive at the Ishasha in search for these tree climbing lions. Return for your dinner and overnight at Ishasha wilderness camp (Up market)/ Ishasha jungle lodge (Mid-range)/ Savannah resort Hotel (Budget) Read more

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DAY 7

Transfer to Lake Mburo Natio

After your breakfast, transfer to Lake Mburo National Park. This park is well known for large herds of Zebras. As you enter the park, you will see the indigenous long horned Ankole cattle grazing along the way. Check in at Mihingo lodge/ Rwakobo rock (Mid-range)/ Eagles Nest (Budget) for dinner and overnight. Read more

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DAY 8

Game Drive & transfer to Kam

Start your day with an early morning game drive; residents in the park include Zebras, Impalas, warthogs, buffaloes, Giraffes and different bird species including the rare shoe bill stork that may be spotted. Return for your breakfast and thereafter transfer to Kampala. You will have a stop over at the Equator for lunch and photographs, and thereafter proceed to Kampala; Arrival in time for a transfer to Entebbe International Airport to catch up with your international flight. Read more

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Entebbe
Hotel Airport GH
Day 2
Location Murchison FMNP
Day 4
Location Queen Elizabeth NP
Hotel Engazi Lodge
Day 6
Location Ishasha
Day 7
Location Kiruhura
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Entebbe
Hotel The Boma
Day 2
Location Murchison Falls NP
Day 4
Location Queen Elizabeth NP
Day 6
Location Ishasha
Day 7
Location Kiruhura
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Entebbe
Hotel The Boma
Day 2
Location Murchison Falls NP
Day 4
Location Queen Elizabeth NP
Day 6
Location Ishasha
Day 7
Location Kiruhura

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • International flight fares
  • Tips and beverages
  • Items of personal use Travel insurance
  • Additional journeys and transfers
  • Visa fees
  • premium beverages
  • personal Insurance.

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  • * Kindly note the price is bases on Per person sharing a double.
  •  Clients on budget safaris will use 4WD safari minivan, and will sleep in confortable budget accommodation facilities
  •  Clients on midrange safaris will use a 5 sitter 4WD Safari Land Cruiser and will sleep at midrange accommodation facilities
  •  Clients on Up-market safari will use an extended luxury 7 sitter 4WD safari Land Cruiser and will sleep in luxury accommodation facilities
  •  This safari package can be customized based on your travel needs, time and budget.

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THE TEAM

Farouk Busuulwa

Operations,/Managing Director

Padde Lawrence

Reservations Manager

Mwesigwa Charles

Safari Manager /planner

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