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5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park, Lake Mburo National Park Safari Uganda Tour

5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour – Overview

5 days Uganda wildlife safari tour is a 4nights/5days wildlife safari in Uganda to see amazing wildlife in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo National Parks is a combination of fascinating wildlife wonders!

The 5day safari in Uganda covers Queen Elizabeth National Park with its popular sectors of Kasenyi, Ishasha – tree-climbing lions and Mweya Peninsular – Kazinga Channel boat safari and Lake Mburo National Park for game walking safari – exploring the wild game on foot.

5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour – Highlights.

  • Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park via Fort Portal route. Sightseeing tea estates, Rwenzori Mountains & Equator crossing at Kikorongo. Evening game drive in Kasenyi sector upon arrival
  • Day 2: Kasenyi sector morning game drive, Kazinga Channel boat safari & evening game drive along the channel track, or Katwe explosion crater drive
  • Day 3: Transfer to Ishasha sector for an extensive game drive in search of tree climbing lions
  • Day 4: Another morning game drive in Ishasha sector, transfer to Lake Mburo National Park, en-route lunch at Igongo restaurant & afternoon game drive upon arrival in the park
  • Day 5:  Morning game walking safari in Lake Mburo National Park & transfer back to Kampala / Entebbe

5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour – Detailed Itinerary.

Day 1: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park via Fort Portal Route.

Pick up from Kampala /Entebbe after breakfast at 6:30 am and transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park via Fort Portal.

Enjoy the views of Mubende inselbergs, lush Tea estates, Fort Portal town where you will have lunch, and the famous Rwenzori Mountains – with snow peaks.

Enjoy an evening game drive in the Kasenyi sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park upon arrival before proceeding to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages, Mid-range: Enganzi Game Lodge, Luxury: Mazike Valley Lodge

Day 2: Kasenyi Sector Morning Game Drive, Kazinga Channel Boat Safari & Evening Game Drive.

Undertake a game drive in Queen Elizabeth National Park’s Kasenyi sector starting at 7 am looking out for Lions, Spotted Hyena, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo, Defassa water-buck, Topis, Uganda kobs among others.

Queen Elizabeth National Park is also home to 600 bird species some of which you can explore on this trip. The game drive lasts 3 – 4 hours.

In the afternoon, engage in the Kazinga Channel boat safari departing at 2 pm from Mweya. The cruise along the 45km long Kazinga channel lasts for 2 hours offers good views of Lake Edward, aquatics like Nile crocodiles, Hippos, water birds like Cormorants, African skimmers, a range of storks among others.

The wild game tends to come to drink water from the channel and is amazing to explore. Upon return, drive along the channel track with possibilities of exploring wild game en route to the lodge

Accommodation: Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages, Mid-range: Enganzi Game Lodge, Luxury: Mazike Valley Lodge

Day 3: Transfer to Ishasha Sector For An Extensive Game Drive in Search of Tree Climbing Lions

Transfer to Ishasha sector in the south of Queen Elizabeth National Park 2 hours’ drive from upper Queen.

Engage in an extensive game drive in search of tree climbing lions along with other wild game. Ishasha sector has fig trees with low lying branches which lions tend to climb presenting unique sights and picturesque moments.

Enjoy lunch in this section of the park, and return to the upper queen in the evening.

Accommodation: Budget:   Enjojo Lodge – Serengeti Tent (Non en suite), Mid-range:  Enjojo Lodge – Thatched Cottage, Luxury: Ishasha Wilderness Camp

Day 4: Another Morning Game Drive in Ishasha Sector, Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park

Settle for breakfast, do another game drive in Ishasha for more wild game viewing possibilities after which you set off for the drive to Lake Mburo National Park.

Lunch stop will be made at Igongo Cultural center and proceed to the park for an afternoon game drive. Lake Mburo NP is marked with acacia associated Savannah dotted with counts of grazers including the Impala – only found here in all of Uganda’s National Parks, the highest count of Burchell’s Zebra, Elands, Topis, Buffaloes, Bohor reed-buck, water-bucks & bush-bucks among others. Retire for overnight

Accommodation: Budget:  Eagles Nest Mburo, Mid-range:  Rwakobo Rock, Luxury: Mihingo Lodge

Day 5:  Morning Game Walking Safari in Lake Mburo National Park & Transfer Back to Kampala / Entebbe

Lake Mburo National Park – Uganda’s smallest Savannah park presents an exciting game walking safari in its moist Savannah landscapes.

The walk covers interesting sections of the park and offers an opportunity to view wild games on foot which gives a chance to get close to wildlife compared to if traveling in a vehicle.

This activity presents more possibilities of citing Impala, Burchell’s Zebra, Rothschild giraffes, Topis, Warthogs, water-bucks, bush-bucks, Cape Buffaloes, Klipspringer, Elands among others. From the activity, transfer back to Kampala / Entebbe.

End of The 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour.

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