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Our 5 Days Uganda Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kibale National Park takes you for a great adventure experience in Queen Elizabeth National Park home of the renowned wild game and birdlife and later to Kibale National Park, home to the largest number of primates in East Africa. Also take part in a nature walk in the Bigodi Swamp to watch rare species of birds. Book This Safari

Detailed Itinerary.

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will be met by our safari guide who will transfer you to Kampala to a hotel booked for you. In case you have had an early flight to Uganda, you will be taken on a brief tour of the city of Kampala. You will then be briefed about the 5 Days Uganda Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kibale National Park .

5 Days Uganda Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Tree Climbing Lion of Ishasha

Day 2: Travel to Queen Elizabeth National Park – Boat Cruise

You will have an early morning breakfast and set off for Queen Elizabeth National Park. The journey will take you 6 – 7 hours. You will have a stopover at the Equator where you will have an opportunity to stand in 2 hemispheres at the same time and take memorial photos.

You will continue to Mbarara town where you will have lunch before proceeding to Queen Elizabeth National Park. In the afternoon you will go for a two hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel which connects Lakes George and Edward. You will view a number of animals species including; giant hippos, elephants and crocodiles among others. You will also see many varieties of birds at the water shores. You will have dinner and overnight at the lodge booked for you.

Accommodation Options: Mweya Safari Lodge (Luxury), Katara Lodge/ Jacana Lodge (Mid Range), Bush Lodge (in rooms) / Simba Safari Camp in rooms/ Buffalo Safari Resort/ Enganzi Lodge/ Ihamba Safari Lodge(Moderate), Kazinga Channel View Lodge/ Simba Safari Camp in tents/ Bush Lodge in tents (Budget).

Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 3: Game Drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park – Travel to Kibale National Park

You will wake up early, have breakfast and embark on a morning game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park. During the game drive, you will see plenty of animals including Lions, Elephants, Topis, Leopards, Bush bucks, Cape Buffaloes, Defassa Waterbucks, Giant Forest Hogs, Uganda Kobs, among others.

You will drive to Kibale National Park as you enjoy great sightings including an impressive sight of the legendary “Mountains of the Moon” which you will clearly see on the road to Fort Portal. You will then arrive at the lodge booked for you in time for lunch. Spend the afternoon relaxing by the lodge and reflecting the day’s activities. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Accommodation Options: Ndali lodge/Primate lodge/Kibale forest/Kyaninga lodge (LUXURY), Mountains of the moon/Kibale forest camp (MID RANGE), Rwenzori travelers/kibale forest camp/Chimpanzee forest guest house (BUDGET)

Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 4: Kibale Chimpanzee Tracking – Bigodi Swamp Bird Watching

You will have an early morning breakfast ready to head into the forest to track chimpanzees. The activity begins at 8.00am with a briefing session of the rules for trekking the chimpanzees after which you set off to search for them in the forest.

The exercise takes half a day and along the way you will see other primates such as Grey cheeked Mangabeys, Phoestes, Red-Colobus and the Blue tailed and the Red-tailed monkeys swinging in the branches of this thick forest.

You will return to the lodge for lunch after which you will explore the unique Bigodi Swamp Eco-tourism site where you will encounter uncommon plant and bird species such as the Great blue Turaco, little Bulbul, Rwenzori Turaco and the Narina Trogon, among others.

Accommodation Options: Ndali lodge/Primate lodge/Kibale forest/Kyaninga lodge (BUDGET), Mountains of the moon/Kibale forest camp (MID RANGE), Rwenzori travelers/kibale forest camp/Chimpanzee forest guest house (BUDGET).

Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).

Day 5: Nature Walk – Return to Kampala – Departure.

You will have breakfast and leave for a morning nature walk in the forest to observe the uncommon unique animal species and return to the lodge for lunch before setting off on your return journey to Kampala.

End of services on the 5 Days Uganda Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kibale National Park. Book This Safari

This 5 Days Uganda Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kibale National Park package includes;

  • Transportation in a land cruiser/super custom with pop up roof
  • Chimpanzee Tracking Permit.
  • All fuel for the trip.
  • Driver / guide.
  • Boat cruise
  • Guide ranger fees.
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary.
  • All activities are described in the itinerary.
  • Park fee is according to the program.
  • Meals are according to the program.

However, the 5 Days Uganda Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Kibale National Park package excludes personal Expenses like: tobacco, telephone, drinks, laundry, porter fee, personal insurance, Visa, and tips to guides.

NOTE:

This itinerary can be changed upon request to best suit your preferred tourist destinations and accommodation options. Prices will be provided upon request. Enquire Now.

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