Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth Adventure 8 Days
Embark on an unforgettable 8-day adventure with Napanda Safaris, exploring the majestic wonders of Murchison Falls National Park and Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda. Witness breathtaking landscapes, encounter diverse wildlife, and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region. From thrilling game drives to boat safaris, this meticulously designed itinerary offers an extraordinary blend of nature, wildlife, and adventure, ensuring an experience of a lifetime.
Upon your arrival at Entebbe International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our representative who will transfer you to your accommodation in Kampala. Take some time to relax and prepare for the exciting journey ahead.
After an early breakfast, depart from Kampala and drive north to Murchison Falls National Park. Enjoy scenic views along the way as you pass through traditional Ugandan villages and lush landscapes. Upon arrival, check-in at your lodge, nestled in the heart of the park. In the afternoon, embark on a thrilling game drive, where you'll have the opportunity to spot elephants, lions, giraffes, buffaloes, and an array of bird species. As the day comes to a close, witness the spectacular sunset over the Nile River.
Start the day with an early morning boat safari along the Victoria Nile, heading towards the base of the magnificent Murchison Falls. Marvel at the abundant wildlife that thrives along the riverbanks, including crocodiles, hippos, and a variety of bird species. After the boat safari, disembark and embark on a hike to the top of the falls. Feel the thunderous roar of the water as it squeezes through a narrow gorge, creating a powerful spectacle. Later, return to your lodge and relax amidst the tranquil surroundings.
After breakfast, bid farewell to Murchison Falls National Park and embark on a scenic drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. As you enter the park, keep your eyes peeled for the diverse wildlife that calls this place home. Arrive at your lodge and settle in before enjoying an evening game drive, offering the opportunity to spot lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, and more.
Rise early for an exhilarating game drive through the vast plains of Queen Elizabeth National Park. Traverse diverse ecosystems, including savannahs, wetlands, and crater lakes, as you search for the Big Five and other remarkable wildlife. In the afternoon, embark on a boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel, where you can observe hippos, crocodiles, and an array of bird species up close. The cruise offers a unique perspective of the park's wildlife and picturesque landscapes.
Today, venture into the lush Kyambura Gorge for an unforgettable chimpanzee tracking experience. Accompanied by experienced guides, trek through the dense forest in search of our closest relatives in the animal kingdom. Observe their behaviors, learn about their habitat, and capture incredible photographs. Afterward, embark on a nature walk, discovering the park's diverse flora and fauna, including various monkey species and rare birds.
Depart Queen Elizabeth National Park and head to the renowned Ishasha Sector, famous for its unique tree-climbing lions. Embark on a game drive through the vast plains, keeping a keen eye out for these extraordinary predators resting on the branches of fig trees. The Ishasha Sector also offers the chance to encounter other wildlife, such as buffaloes, elephants, and a variety of antelope species. After an exciting day of wildlife exploration, retire to your lodge and relish the tranquility of the surrounding wilderness.
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before embarking on your return journey to Entebbe. As you drive back, reflect on the incredible experiences and memories created during your adventure in Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Parks. Our representative will drop you off at Entebbe International Airport, where you can catch your departure flight or continue with your onward travel arrangements.
- Airport transfers
- Accommodation as per the itinerary
- Meals as specified in the itinerary
- Park entrance fees
- Game drives and boat safaris as mentioned
- Chimpanzee tracking and nature walks
- Experienced English-speaking guide/driver
- Bottled water during the safari
- International airfare
- Visa fees
- Travel Insurance
- Optional Activities
- Personal expenses