7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP

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7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP

Overview of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP

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The 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP is one of the magical wilderness encounters that takes you to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track white Rhinos, Murchison Falls National Park for wild game viewing including Big four, the Nile launch cruise with possible sights of Nile crocodiles and Hippos not forgetting Shoebill stork, the Kibiro salt gardens an ancient historical site that dates back to the pre-colonial Africa, Bigodi wetland walk – the most successful eco-community tourism initiative in Uganda, the remarkable Kazinga Channel boat cruise and viewing the tree climbing lions of Ishasha and the Island hopping experience exploring the main Islands out of the 29 Islands that mark Lake Bunyonyi.

Safari Highlight of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP

Day 1 of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route

Day 2 of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP: Do game drive in the morning, afternoon Nile boat cruise & hike to the top of the falls

Day 3 of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP: Transfer from Murchison Falls National Park to Hoima & visit Kibiro Salt Gardens en route

Day 4 of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP: Transfer from Hoima to Queen Elizabeth National Park & Do Bigodi wetland walk en route

Day 5 of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP: Do morning game drive and afternoon Kazinga Channel boat cruise

Day 6 of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi and do game drive in Ishasha sector in search of tree climbing lions

Day 7 of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP: Do early morning lake tour (boat cruise & Island walk) & transfer to Entebbe. You will make an en route stop at the equator for photos and Lunch at the Igongo Cultural center

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Detailed Safari Itinerary of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP

Day 1 of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route

3 Days Murchison Falls National Park safari tour featuring Ziwa Rhino

Murchison Falls National Park safari tour featuring Ziwa Rhino

Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park 311km about 5 hours’ drive. On your way, you will pay a visit to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – where white rhinos are thriving in a natural environment. Branch off at Nakitooma for 7km further reaching the Headquarters for Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. You track white Rhinos thriving in a natural savannah thicket marked with tall grass. The gigantic species are among the big five of Land animals and would definitely make your encounter rewarding. After trekking Rhinos in Ziwa, settle for lunch and then continue on the drive to Murchison Falls NP arriving in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Budget: Heritage Safari Lodge, Basic: Red Chilli Rest Camp

Day 2 of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP: Do game drive in the morning, afternoon Nile boat cruise & hike to the top of the falls

top-of-murchison-falls uganda safari

top-of-murchison-falls uganda safari

Connect to the park after breakfast to start the game drive at 7am in the northern section where the animals are known to thrive with better viewing possibilities. The park has open savannah rolling combretum with patches of borassus palms supporting counts of wild game including Rothschild giraffes, Elephants, Buffaloes, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Kobs, lions, leopards, and water bucks among others. The range of tracks has been specially designed to allow you explore the park in detail. Retreat from the 3 hour activity and relax at the lodge up to lunch time after which you gather at Paraa Jetty for a thrilling boat cruise. Congregate at Paraa jetty in the afternoon 2pm to embark on the boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. The boat cruise lasts 3 hours and offers you possibilities of encountering Nile crocodiles and Hippos. Birds like the most sought after Shoebill Stork might also be seen on the river banks enjoying the cool waters of the Nile River. Upon reaching the bottom of the falls, you embark on the hike to the top of the falls following the Nile River as it squeezes itself to pass through a less than 7m gorge before falling 43m below to what has been termed as the devil’s Cauldron forming a plume of spray marked by a thunderous roar and trademark rainbow. You link up with the guide and the vehicle at the top of the falls and transfer to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Budget: Heritage Safari Lodge, Basic: Red Chilli Rest Camp

Day 3 of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP: Transfer from Murchison Falls National Park to Hoima & visit Kibiro Salt Gardens en route

kibiro-salt-gardens - uganda cultural Safari

kibiro-salt-gardens – uganda cultural Safari

After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Hoima. You make a stop en route to visit the Kibiro Salt Gardens which dates back to over 900 years ago supporting the generations and generations of the area’s inhabitants. The people depend on this salt as they exchange it with the neighboring community for food and get income by selling it. The salt is extracted traditionally and exclusively by the local expert women. The footpath connecting to the site presents a challenging hiking encounter. Retreat from the activity and embark on the transfer to Hoima arriving in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Budget: Hoima Cultural Lodge, Basic: Hoima Kontiki Hotel

Day 4 of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP: Transfer from Hoima to Queen Elizabeth National Park & Do Bigodi wetland walk en route

bigodi-wetland-walk Uganda Safari

bigodi-wetland-walk Uganda Safari

After an early breakfast, you embark on the transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park driving through impressive rural landscapes of Kyenjojo and Kagadi before approaching Fort Portal town about 5 hours for early lunch and then proceed for Bigodi wetland walk on the boundary of Kibale National Park. The Bigodi wetland is a rich haven presenting ideal ecotourism encounters in Uganda. In fact, it is the leading successful ecotourism initiative in Uganda and the wetland features a count of 138 species which include Great Blue Turaco, gonoleks among others. The swamp dwelling sitatunga antelope might also be encountered. The local community including their art and craft center and the home of the traditional healer present to you a community touch while on this safari tour in Uganda. Retreat from the activity and embark on the transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park following the Rwimi road to Kasese. Arrive at the lodge in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages, Basic:  Kazinga Channel View Resort / UWA Bandas

Day 5 of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP: Do morning game drive and afternoon Kazinga Channel boat cruise

The Launch Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

The Launch Cruise in Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, embark on the game drive encounter at 7am stretching to the Kasenyi area where a range of wild game might be encountered including the elephants, water bucks, Uganda Kobs, Buffaloes, Lions, Spotted Hyenas, leopards, Bushbucks among other species. The other sights include those of birds such as Palm-nut Vulture, African White-backed Vulture, Hooded Vulture, Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture, Brown Snake Eagle, Lappet-faced Vulture, Wahlberg’s Eagle, Bateleur, Martial Eagle, Grey Kestrel, Long-created Eagle, African Crake, Black-bellied Bustard, Temminck’s Courser, Crowned Plover, Senegal Plover, African Wattled Plover among others. The view of the moist open savannah grassland is also impressive. Return from 3 – 4 hour activity and connect to the lodge for relaxation an lunch. In the afternoon, you connect to Mweya Jetty for an afternoon boat cruise commencing at 2pm. The boat encounter on what has been termed the Paradise of hippos features impressive sights of Hippos and Nile crocodiles, birds like the African skimmer, Yellow billed stork and Kingfishers. The wild game can also be encountered during on the channel side. Retreat from the 2 hour activity and do a game drive along the channel track as you connect back to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages, Basic:  Kazinga Channel View Resort / UWA Bandas

Day 6 of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP: Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi and do game drive in Ishasha sector in search of tree climbing lions

Widlife Safaris in Uganda

Widlife Safaris in Uganda

After breakfast, embark on the transfer to Lake Bunyonyi 289km about 7- 8 hours’ drive. You undertake a game drive in Ishasha sector in the south of Queen Elizabeth National Park in search of tree climbing lions and other wild game. The Ishasha is one of the only two places in the world where tree climbing lions can be encountered. They tend to lie in fig tree branches in the day time. Continue on the drive passing through the fascinating Kigezi Highlands to arrive at Lake Bunyonyi in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Budget:  Lake Bunyonyi Eco resort, Basic:   Byoona Amagara Island Retreat  

Day 7 of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP: Do early morning lake tour (boat cruise & Island walk) & transfer to Entebbe. You will make an en route stop at the equator for photos and Lunch at the Igongo Cultural center

Embark on the morning lake tour by taking a boat cruise exploring the impressive waters of Lake Bunyonyi noted as the second deepest in Africa. You also take a walk on one of the main Islands to explore the beauty of the lake of a thousand Islands in detail. Retreat from 2 hour activity and embark on the transfer to Kampala 437km about 7 hours’ drive driving through impressive country side landscapes of south western Uganda making a traditional lunch stop at Igongo Cultural Center for typical African buffet and another stop at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe for amazing photo shoots where one leg would be in the southern hemisphere and the other in the northern hemisphere. Arrive in Kampala/Entebbe in the afternoon to mark the end of the tour.

End of the 7 Days Uganda Budget Wildlife Safari Tour to Murchison Falls NP & Queen Elizabeth NP

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

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4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & Rwanda

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One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside.Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply. Read More

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group.In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seater to 14 seater and they’ve got a pop up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels to Your Safari Destinations

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Crater safari lodge - budget accommodation in Kibale np

Crater Safari Lodge is located at the boundary of Kibale National Park where Chimpanzee trekking safaris in Uganda are majorly conducted

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Wild Waters Lodge - accommodation in jinja

Wild Waters Lodge is positioned on a private Island in the middle of the magical River Nile offering Luxury / Upmarket accommodation to the Uganda safari undertakers.

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Buhoma Lodge is an upmarket / Luxury accommodation establishment that is located in the north of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park known as Buhoma sector.

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Mbale Resort Hotel is located in Mbale town providing an upmarket / Luxury accommodation to the Uganda safari undertakers visiting the region.

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Pakuba Safari Lodge- accommodation in murchison falls np

Pakuba Safari Lodge is positioned in the northern section of the Murchison Falls National Park presenting midrange / standard accommodation for the Uganda safari undertakers

More lodging options in Kibale National Park

Chimps Nest - accommodation in kibale np
The Chimps Nest presents an ideal ground that travellers on chimpanzee safaris in Uganda can base to track chimpanzees in Kibale National Park. It is positioned in the village of Nyabubale between Bigodi and Nkingo and it takes 15 minutes to drive to Kanyanchu Tourism Center where Kibale tourism exploration activities commence from.

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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