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6 Days Queen Elizabeth and Murchison falls wildlife Safari

The 6 Days Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari, which starts and ends in Kampala, combines the two most popular savanna parks in Uganda, the pearl of Africa. The most famous and largest savanna national park in Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park is home to the most powerful waterfall in the world. It is also the only park where one can see all five of the big game species, provided they make a stopover at the Ziwa White Rhino Sanctuary for white rhino trekking. The mighty Kazinga channel, on the other hand, is known for being home to a large population of hippos, and Queen Elizabeth National Park is known for its tree climbing lions. Combining these 2 stunning parks on this 6-day Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls wildlife safari is a truly rewarding experience in Uganda, the pearl of Africa.

Highlights of 6 days Queen Elizabeth and Murchison falls wildlife Safari

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison falls national park

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

Day 4: Morning game drive and afternoon kazinga channel boat cruise

Day 5: Game drive in Ishasha sector

Day 6: Drive back to Kampala for departures

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison falls national park

Drive to Murchison Falls National Park: On the first day of your 6-day Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari, you’ll be picked up from your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe and taken to the park, but not before stopping first for a 2-hour white rhino trekking excursion at the Ziwa White Rhino Sanctuary in Masindi. After rhino trekking, check into a Masindi hotel for lunch before continuing to the Murchison Falls National Park, where you’ll be greeted with an evening wildlife drive before checking into your lodge for supper and the night.

Meal plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise in Murchison falls national park

On the second day of the six-day Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls wildlife safari, enjoy an early breakfast before departing on a morning game drive with the chance to spot hunters and nocturnal wildlife before they head back to their hiding places. The afternoon boat cruise will follow the morning game drive. Continue the game drive to see additional creatures, including as elephants, buffaloes, lions, giraffes, Uganda kob, hippos, and other bird species that thrive in the park’s savanna vegetation. Once you’ve finished your game drive, head back to the resort for lunch, a little downtime, and then meet your Uganda safari driver to be taken to Paraa for an afternoon boat ride along the Nile River to see the falls. One of the most captivating activities is watching this amazing water fall, which draws a lot of tourists. Keep an eye out along the riverbank for opportunities to see additional animal species, such as mammals and birds, while the boat is cruising. The trek to the top of the water falls is still an optional excursion, but it is only for people who are physically and mentally competent.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park

On the third day of the six-day Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls wildlife safari, have breakfast, check out, and meet your safari driver to begin the trip from the Murchison Falls National Park to the Queen Elizabeth National Park via the Masindi-Hoima-Fortpotal road. Lunch will be served en route in Fortpotal. Go to the park after lunch, where you will arrive in the evening, check into your lodge, have supper brought to you, and then relax.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 4: Morning game drive and afternoon kazinga channel boat cruise

6 Days Queen Elizabeth and Murchison falls wildlife Safari
Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel

On the fourth day of your 6-day Queen Elizabeth and Murchison Falls wildlife safari, meet your Uganda safari driver after breakfast and be driven straight to Kasenyi Plain, where you can go on all-day game drives along clearly marked trails. You will see a variety of wildlife during the game drive, including birds and mammals like buffalo, Uganda kob, antelopes, zebras, warthogs, and waterbucks. After your game drive, your driver will take you back to the resort for lunch before taking you on a boat trip in the afternoon near a large concentration of hippos and other aquatic wildlife in the Kazinga Channel. Later, after dinner, return to your lodge to spend the night.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5: Game drive in Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth national park

Day 5 of a 6-day Uganda wildlife safari begins with a delicious breakfast, followed by a journey to Ishasha sector in the southern portion of Queen Elizabeth National Park for yet another enthralling game drive. A game drive’s main goal in the Ishasha area is to get a glimpse of the tree climbing lions, which are frequently spotted hanging out in the branches of fig and acacia trees. Following the game drive, you’ll have a picnic lunch in the shade of a tree before going back to the lodge for a laid-back evening, supper, and overnight stay.

Meal plan: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 6: Drive back to Kampala for departures

Departures: On day 6 of your 6-day Uganda wildlife safari, you will wake up to a leisurely breakfast depending on your flight information, check out of the lodge, and meet your safari driver to begin your return trip to Kampala. On the way, you will stop for lunch and a photo stopover at the Equator. Following your time at the equator, continue on your way directly to Kampala, where you will arrive in the evening. You will then be dropped off at Entebbe International Airport in time for your night flight home or to the next location in line with your travel itinerary.

Meal plan: breakfast and lunch

END OF 6 DAYS QUEEN ELIZABETH AND MURCHISON FALLS WILDLIFE SAFARI

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