7 days safari

7 days safari

Brief Itinerary

  • Track Rhinos in Zziwa Rhino sanctuary
  • Game drives in Murchison falls and Queen Elizabeth National parks
  • Boat cruises in Murchison falls and Queen Elizabeth National parks
  • Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale National park
  • Nature walks in the Bigodi swamp

Accommodation facilities vary including up market accommodation, medium range accommodation and Low budget accommodation. Please contact us at crystalsafarisug@gmail.com with your choice of accommodation so that we can send you our best quotation for this safari.

DAY 1: ENTEBBE – KAMPALA (37 KMS)

Meet and greet at Entebbe International Airport by Crystal Guide who will warmly welcome you and facilitate seamless arrival formalities. Transfer to your hotel after which you will be briefed about your safari. Depending on the time of arrival you are advised to have your money changed this day. Overnight at your hotel. BB

DAY 2: KAMPALA – MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK (311 KMS)

Early morning you head north to Murchison Falls National park via the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you will have the opportunity to trek the Rhinos. The sanctuary houses Uganda’s Rhino reintroduction project. There are 9 white rhinos and tracking is done on foot and takes about 1 and half hours. Drive to Masindi Town for lunch and later drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Overnight at your lodge. FB

DAY 3: MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

Early morning head for a game drive on the northern bank of the River Nile. Your guide will help you spot elephant, lion, cape buffalo, Roth child’s giraffe, hartebeest, waterbuck, oribi, bushbuck, bohor reed buck, hyena and if you are lucky, the leopard.

After lunch, go for a boat safari upstream the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls stopping just tens of meters from the ‘Devil’s Cauldron where you will see the River Nile said to be the 2nd longest river in the world crush through a narrow gorge and forming the magnificent Murchison falls!! Marvel at the schools of hippos, crocodiles and over the 17km stretch you may see elephant, waterbuck and Uganda Kob. This is also the zone of many birds, species like goliath heron, Egyptian goose, pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, hornbill, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. After taking shorts of the photogenic Murchison Falls return to your lodge. Overnight at your lodge. FB

DAY 4: MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK – KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK (441KMS)

After your morning breakfast drive south via Hoima to Fort Portal through verdant countryside passing through traditional homesteads and farms. Fort Portal rests in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon. The drive takes approximately 8 hours. FB

DAY 5: KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast we visit Kibale Forest National Park, where the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in East Africa is exceptionally represented. The most famous of its 13 species is the Chimpanzee known to be a delightful ape. It is also a home of species like the rare I’Hoest’s monkey, the black and white Colobus, Blue monkey, Grey cheeked mangabey, Red tailed monkey, Olive baboon among others. The walk takes 2-3 hours. After lunch go for Bigodi swamp walk where you may see a variety of bird species and other smaller mammals. Overnight at your lodge. FB

DAY 6: KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONALPARK (157) KMS

After your morning breakfast, you will proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park following the mystical Rwenzori Mountain Range. As you go through the game park you might spot some animals like the Elephant, Buffaloes, bushbucks, and Uganda Kob, Antelopes, Warthogs, among others.

After lunch enjoy the unique 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel. It is a 42kms channel that joins Lake Edward and Lake George. This trip passes through possibly the highest concentration of hippos. It offers and excellent platform for photography, bird watching and game viewing. The prolific bird life is colourful and stupendous, with well over 550 resident species. Overnight at your lodge. FB

DAY 7: QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK – KAMPALA – DEPARTURE

Have an early morning Game drive where you may have an opportunity to see the lion, leopard, giant forest hog, Cape buffalo, elephant, defassa waterbuck, Uganda Kob, topi and bushbuck among others. Later transfer to back to Kampala to catch your evening flight.

Accommodation facilities vary including up market accommodation, medium range accommodation and Low budget accommodation. Please contact us at crystalsafarisug@gmail.com with your choice of accommodation so that we can send you our best quotation for this safari.

INCLUSIVE:

  • All ground transportation in A 4×4 safari vehicle with all fuel
  • Full time driver/guide with all his associated expenses
  • Full board accommodation as per above itinerary a part from Kampala
  • Boat cruise where applicable
  • Game drive where applicable
  • Chimpanzee permit where applicable
  • Bigodi swamp walk
  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Ferry crossing
  • Top of the Falls
  • Gorilla permit
  • Chimpanzee permit
  • Any other items included in the above itinerary

EXCLUSIVE

  • International Air tickets and airport taxes
  • Visas
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, telephone calls, etc.
  • Any other items which are not included in the above itinerary