7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari

Our 7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari takes you to Masindi district in Murchison Falls National Park ( also known as the Kabalega falls) which has a number of fascinating attractions to see like the powerful Murchison Falls (after which the park was named), the River Nile that harbors hippos and numerous giant crocodiles, the Buligi game area best for game drives, the mammal and bird species, primates, forests (Budongo and Kaniyo Pabidi) and the Karuma waterfall.

It also takes you to Kibale Forest National Park the Primate Capital of the World. This park holds extra natural beauty and it is not only home to 1500 chimpanzees, inhabits 12 other primate species, and also harbors a number of tree, butterfly and bird specie.

You will then cross to Queen Elizabeth National Park which prides in a great diversity of habitats like a variety of animals, lakes, savannah grasslands, wetlands, lakes, forests etc. It’s the best place to see the tree-climbing lions.

Detailed Itinerary – 7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe International Airport

Meet at the airport and greet one of our tour representatives and transfer to Kampala.  Dinner and overnight at Serena Hotel or Cassia Lodge

Day 2: Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park Park

After your breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel by a guide/driver who will drive you to Masindi for en route lunch. On reaching Murchison Falls National Park, visit the top of the falls for a remarkable sight and sound of the Nile crashing through the chasm. Dinner and overnight stay at Paraa Safari Lodge/Chobe Safari Lodge (Upmarket Accommodation) or Pakuba Game Lodge/Murchison River Lodge (Midrange Accommodation)

Day 3: Game drive and Launch Cruise

A cup of coffee and leave for the morning game drive around the park hoping to see the Uganda kob, giraffes, Leopards. Return to the lodge for breakfast and rest. After lunch, you will go for a boat cruise on the Victoria Nile to the bottom of the falls expecting to see crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes and numerous bird species like kingfishers, rare shoebills among others. Dinner and overnight stay at your lodge.

boat cruise in Murchison falls national park
boat cruise in Murchison falls national park

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Have breakfast in the morning and depart for Kibale Forest National Park. Lunch en route in Fort Portal and proceed in the view of the Rwenzori Mountains. A guided nature walk in the Bigodi wetland sanctuary to see various bird species, butterflies, and primates. Dinner and overnight stay at Primate Lodge/Ndali Lodge (Upmarket Accommodation) or Kibale Forest Camp / Chimp Nest / Mountains of the moon (Midrange Accommodation).

Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking and transfer to Queen Elizabeth

Enjoy your breakfast and head for chimpanzee tracking and other primates like the Red, Black, and white colobus monkeys, Red-tailed monkeys plus sights of some birds like the African pitas, Red-faced woodland warbler, Blue-headed sunbird, and many more. Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park after lunch. Go for an evening game drive around the park for a variety of wildlife species. Dinner and overnight stay at Mweya Safari Lodge / Katara Lodge / Ishasha Wilderness Camp (Upmarket Accommodation) or Ihamba Safari Lodge / Twin Lakes Lodge (Midrange Accommodation).

Chimpanzee Trekking in Uganda
Chimpanzee Trekking in Uganda

Day 6: Nature walk and Boat cruise

Breakfast in the morning and visit the Maramagambo forest hoping to see different bird species, chimpanzees, other primates, and the python caves. After lunch head for a boat ride along the Kazinga channel for crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes, Topis, and birds like Corncrake, African skimmer, and Marital eagle among others. Overnight stay at your lodge.

Day 7: Departure to Kampala

After breakfast in the morning, check out of the park as you have views of the wild, lunch en-route arriving in Kampala early evening and if your flight is that evening, you will be driven straight to the airport.

End of the 7 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari