Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth Safari - 5 Days

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Program Highlights

Duration:  5 Days
Category:  Outbound Tour
Destinations:  Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth
Major Attractions:

  • Murchison Falls in Uganda
  • River Nile
  • Queen Elizabeth National Park

Tour Guides Language:

  • English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • For other languages please send a special request prior to your safari -additional fee may apply.

Start in: Kampala
End in: Kampala
Recommended Packing list: Camera with enough zoom and memory space and extra batteries, binoculars, light clothes, safari boot, mosquito repellents, sunhat, sunglasses with UV radiation filtering etc.

Additional note:

  • This is a safari program covering some of Uganda Destination whereby you will need armed ranger/guide for any walking safari in this destination

Itinerary Description

Day 0: Arrival, Tour Briefing and Resting

  • You will be picked up from the airport in Kampala ( Entebbe International Airport) and be transferred to the booked hotel in Kampala
  • Get the safari general briefing from the prepared safari consultant/guide
  • Dinner and overnight stay at your booked hotel in Kampala

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls Safari

  • Early in the morning pick you up from your overnight accommodation in Kampala
  • Start 4 – 5 hour drive to Murchison falls National Park
  • Transfer to the Magnificent Top of the falls where you will enjoy your picnic lunch as you marvel at the Mighty Nile River
  • Being forced into a seven Metre crevice to thunder 45 metres below in a series of cascades
  • The Nile can be viewed at different points up to the Baker’s Summit
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at Inns on the Nile Camp

Day 2: Uganda Safari, Murchison Falls

  • After an early morning breakfast, embark on a half day game drive on the northern bank of the river Nile
  • Escorted by game ranger, you may opt for a game walk while trailing animals and studying animal spoors
  • Game in this area includes Giraffe, Elephant, Harte beest, Lion, Uganda Kob, Oribi and a variety of savannah and woodland birds
  • After lunch, take a Nile Cruise for game viewing at close quarters
  • This is a paradise of the Hippo and Crocodiles
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at Inns on the Nile Camp

Day 3: Queen Elizabeth Uganda Tour

  • Depart for Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • En route, lunch at the Kolping Hotel Hoima
  • Later proceed through African Rift valley before arriving in Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • After an evening game drive, transfer to your accommodations for dinner and overnight either at Jacana Camp or Mweya Safari Lodge.

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth Safari Uganda

  • After an early morning cup of tea at 6:30am, depart for a game drive on the northerly parts of the park along the Kasenyi track
  • This is the best time for opportunities of viewing the cats in action
  • Later, return for breakfast
  • In the afternoon, take another boat cruise on the Kazinga for solitary Buffalo, Hippo and other animals at the edge of the channel as they cool off
  • European migrant birds like the terns and gulls congregate here in large flocks
  • Have dinner and overnight stay either at Jacana Camp or Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 5: Transfer to Kampala

  • After a relaxed heavy breakfast, transfer to Kampala after lunch in Mbarara
  • Have dinner and overnight stay at your booked hotel in Kampala

Price Include:

  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
  • Private safari guide
  • Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
  • Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
  • Park fees
  • Crater fees
  • All meals whist on safari
  • On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebooks.
  • Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals

Price Exclude:

  • International flights
  • Tanzanian Visa
  • All things of personal nature
  • Tips for guides and cooks
  • Alcohol
  • Items not specified in terms and conditions
  • Extended tours not specified in the main package

Kindly take note of the following:

Rates are quoted based on two guests sharing and single supplement rates apply on single room occupancy

The rates quoted are subject to change without prior warning if there are any increases in bed levies, park fees, fuel, sales tax or VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our control in the countries featured in this itinerary

On occasion the itinerary may be in a different order or using alternative lodges according to road conditions and availability.

Other Safari Important Notes

  1. ELECTRICITY
    All lodges and camps will have electricity although many work off generators with limited times.

The power supply in Tanzania is nominally 240VAC, 50hz. Variable voltage, spikes and sporadic, unexpected, unscheduled power cuts of varying duration can be expected.

  1. INTERNAL FLIGHTS/BAGGAGE
    Please note each passenger is only allowed a total of 15kgs of checked and carry-on luggage combined, and must be in small soft-sided bags. This is strictly enforced by airlines and outside of our control. extra luggage can be left in storage in Arusha (by arrangement prior to travel
  2. YELLOW FEVER
    It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate upon entering the country visited. Please check in with your local health expert for advice on Yellow Fever and other inoculations required for this area.
  3. ACCOMMODATION
    Please note all accommodation listed below is not guaranteed, but is indicative of the types of accommodation used.
  4. COMBO TRIP
    Please note that this tour combines with other New Sunset Budget Safari and Travel. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with New Sunset Budget Safari and Travel, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another New Sunset Budget Safari and Travel after your trip concludes.

Tour Code: NSBS6280

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