7 days Murchison falls, Kibaale national park, Queen Elizabeth national park and Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park. (Entebbe to Kigali)
7 Days Uganda safari : Take on a 7 days Uganda safari visiting the Murchison falls national park, add a visit to the Kibaale forest national park, the Queen Elizabeth national park and end the safari in Bwindi Impenetrable forest. This safari package starts in Entebbe Uganda and ends in Kigali Rwanda giving you the opportunity to explore the most that Uganda has to offer.
Take on game drives in the savannah parks, take on boat trips on the Nile and the Kazinga channel and also blend in a chimpanzee trekking experience and a mountain gorilla experience in Bwindi forest. You will also get a chance to also have some community visits for a chance to interact and support the local communities living around the parks.
- Day 1: Drive to Murchison falls with a visit to Zziwa Rhino sanctuary
- Day 2: Day game drive and afternoon boat cruise
- Day 3: Transfer to Kibaale forest national park via Hoima-Kagadi road
- Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi wetland visit
- Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park for evening boat trip and game drive
- Day 6: Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park
- Day 7: Mountain gorilla trekking and transfer to Kigali – Rwanda
Day 1: Drive to Murchison falls with a visit to Zziwa Rhino sanctuary
You will be met at your agreed pick up destination in Entebbe and exchange pleasantries with your driver guide. Once you are all set, you will embark on your 4 to 5 hour road transfer to Murchison falls national park. You will have an enroute visit at the Zziwa Rhino sanctuary to trek the rhinos.
You will connect to Kabalega dinner for lunch and connect further to the top of the falls for a visit. You will drive to the park for an evening game drive if time allows and connect to your hotel to settle in and have dinner. You will spend your first night in Murchison falls at the hotel of choice.
Hotel options in Murchison falls national park
- Heritage safari lodge for budget option
- Pakuba safari lodge for midrange option
- Nile safari lodge for luxury option
Day 2: Day game drive and afternoon boat cruise on River Nile.
Wake up to a tasty breakfast setting at your hotel and after head out to the park for your morning game drive in Murchison Falls national park. You will be able to spot the wildlife of Murchison falls national park like the elephants, Rothschild giraffes, lions, leopards, Uganda kobs and elands.
You will return to your lodge for lunch and after the sun has cooled down abit, you will make your way for your afternoon boat cruise on the Nile for a chance to spot the crocodiles, and hippos and also spot some birdlife on the sandbanks. Drive back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay as the night before.
Day 3: Transfer to Kibaale forest national park via Hoima-Kagadi road
After breakfast, you will check out of your hotel and leave Murchison falls national park headed for Kibaale forest national park via the Hoima-Kagadi road with an enroute lunch stop. This is a whole day drive so be sure to be ready for this transfer as your on a Uganda Safari.
You will get to your hotel in Kibaale in time for check in. Settle in and after having dinner, you will return to your room to spend your first night in Kibaale national park.
Hotel options in Kibaale forest national park
- Isunga lodge for budget option
- Chimpanzee forest guest house for midrange option
- Kyaninga Lodge for luxury option
Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi wetland visit
Have breakfast at your hotel and after connect for your briefing ahead of the chimpanzee trek. You will be expected at the starting point by 6 am to be able to catch these playful creatures whose sounds you will hear from the moment you enter the forest until you exit.
After your chimpanzee trek, you will connect back to your lodge to refresh and have lunch. In the evening is when you will connect for the Bigodi swamp walk. You will get to see some community based projects in the area and also get to be a part of it. Drive back to your hotel for dinner and spend another night in Kibaale forest national park.
Day 5: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park for evening boat trip and game drive
Breakfast will be served and you will check out of your hotel in Kibaale forest national park and set out on this 2 hour road transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. You will arrive in time to check in and for lunch at your hotel.
After having lunch, you will connect for an afternoon launch cruise on the Kazinga channel where you will witness the biggest group of hippos in Africa and also spot the crocodiles and some bird species of the region. Later in the evening, you will have an evening game drive for a chance to spot the night life of the savannah park like the lions and leopards. Return to your lodge for dinner and a night in the Queen Elizabeth national park.
Hotel options in Queen Elizabeth national park
- Pumba safari cottages for budget option
- Buffalo safari lodge for midrange option
- Mweya safari lodge for luxury option
Day 6: Morning game drive and transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park
You will wake up for an early breakfast and head out to the park for a morning game drive in the Queen Elizabeth national park to see more of the wildlife like the Uganda kobs, impalas, elands, buffaloes, elephants to mention but a few. After your game drive, you will head out to Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park via Ishasha sector that is famously known for its tree climbing lions. You will arrive at your hotel in time for lunch.
Settle in and later in the evening, you may connect for the Batwa cultural visit and enjoy the stories and entertainment from this native tribe of the area. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay in Bwindi Impenetrable forest.
Hotel options in Bwindi Impenetrable forest national park
- Buhoma Community Rest Camp for budget option
- Buhoma haven lodge for midrange option
- Buhoma Lodge for luxury option
Day 7: Mountain gorilla trekking and transfer to Kigali – Rwanda
Get up excited for the mountain gorilla trekking. Grab some breakfast and your packed lunches and head out to the park headquarters for the briefing from the park rangers and enter the forest to start the search. Trek for about 2 to 4 hours depending on how far into the forest the mountain gorillas may have camped for the day. Once you meet them, enjoy the 1 hour with mountain gorillas and exit the forest while on your Uganda Safari.
Have your lunch and your driver guide will be waiting to drive you across the Katuna border of Uganda-Rwanda for drop off in Kigali at the location you will advise.
End of trip.
Trip quote to include
- Tourist vehicle with fuel
- Full time English speaking driver guide
- Accommodation with meals
- Activity permits
- Park entrance fees
- Bottled water throughout the trip
Trip quote to exclude
- Visa fees
- PCR Test
- Items of personal nature like laundry, airtime, alcoholic beverages.