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5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Queen Elizabeth Park Safari

Safari Starts & Ends in Entebbe, Kampala - Uganda

(5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Queen Elizabeth Park Safari begins with a visit to Lake Mburo National Park - the smallest of Uganda’s savannah National Parks. It is known for sculptured landscape with rolling grassy hills and its idyllic lake shores with a variety of different species of mammals and birds. After Mburo, proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park – the world’s most bio diversity wildlife sanctuary featuring climbing lions, leopard, hippos, elephants, buffaloes not forgetting the beautiful launch cruise along Kazinga channel.)

 

 
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5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Queen Elizabeth Park Safari

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5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Queen Elizabeth Park Safari begins with a visit to Lake Mburo National Park - the smallest of Uganda’s savannah National Parks. It is known for sculptured landscape with rolling grassy hills and its idyllic lake shores with a variety of different species of mammals and birds.

 

After Mburo, proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park – the world’s most bio diversity wildlife sanctuary featuring climbing lions, leopard, hippos, elephants, buffaloes not forgetting the beautiful launch cruise along Kazinga channel.

 

This safari starts with a drive to the south of the country, approximately 5 hours by good road from Entebbe to Lake Mburo National Park. The park lies in extensive, dry acacia woodland. Other habitats contained in the park are lakes, papyrus swamps and grasslands. Lake Mburo supports 68 mammal species including topi, roan antelope and giant eland. Jackals, leopard and hyenas prey on the abundant herbivores.

 

Birders come especially to seek acacia-specialist species, such as red-faced barbet, which otherwise would be difficult to locate in Uganda. A cruise on Lake Mburo may reveal crocodile, hippo, pelicans and various other aquatic birds. Guided walks and game drives are offered in the park.

 

Queen Elizabeth National Park contains a diversity of ecosystems including acacia grassland, papyrus swamp, tropical forest, (seasonally) flamingo-lined volcanic crater lakes – and magnificent scenery.

 

This park has the greatest variety of mammals and birds of any protected area in Uganda. You should see elephant, the shy sitatunga and great herds of Uganda kob. Black-and-white colobus, L’Hoest’s, red-tailed and blue monkeys are among the primates.

 

The park’s twenty species of predator include the vociferous spotted hyena and it is the best place in Uganda to seek leopard. Among the 568 bird species recorded are the black-headed gonolek, the beautiful black bee-eater, lowland akalat and swamp flycatcher.

 

The southern part of the park, Ishasha, is best known for its population of tree-climbing lions. Maramagambo Forest, where guided walks are offered, contains chimpanzees which are seasonally present, depending on the availability of wild figs and other fruit.

 

There is an abundance of forest birds. Mweya, the park’s northern sector, offers excellent game viewing. A launch cruise down the Kazinga Channel is an opportunity to see elephant, hippo, waterbuck, bushbuck and water birds galore, including the occasional shoebill.

 

 

 

5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Queen Elizabeth Park Safari Summary Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

Day 2: Lake Mburo National Park Game drives + Boat Trip

Day 3: Lake Mburo Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park Chimpanzee Tracking

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth Drive to Kampala

 

 

 

5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Queen Elizabeth Park Safari Prices

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Notes


5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Queen Elizabeth Park Safari Prices Includes:

* Ferry Crossing

* Airport transfers

* Park Ranger Fees

* Park Entrance Fees
* Chimpanzee Permit

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Relevant Government Taxes

* Nature Walks and Community Visit

* Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle

* Services of our professional English speaking Driver/ Guide

* Two hour Launch Cruises along the Nile and along Kazinga channel
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Full Board Accommodation (4 nights) and en-route meals as indicated in the itinerary


5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Queen Elizabeth Park Safari Prices Excludes:
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Airfares
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Visa Fees
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Personal Insurance
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Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities

 

 

 

5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo & Queen Elizabeth Park Safari Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala – Drive to Lake Mburo National Park

We depart at our Hotel in Kampala at 0700 Hours after breakfast. The journey to Lake Mburo National park will take you 4 hours, reaching the park in the afternoon.

 

You will check in at your choice for lodging , have lunch and then go for an afternoon boat ride on Lake Mburo. The Luke Mburo National Park ride will reward you with views of animals like hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, and zebras at the shores.

 

After the boat ride you will relax at your lodge. Dinner and overnight at your preferred accommodation.

 

Accommodation Options:

Budget Accommodation: Rwonyo camp
Moderate Accommodation: Arcadia cottages
Luxury Accommodation: Mantana safari Tents

Super Luxury Accommodation: Mihingo Lodge

Meal Plan: {Lunch & Dinner}


Day 2: Lake Mburo National Park Game Drives + Boat Cruise and Guided Nature Walks
Enjoy your breakfast as early as possible and hurry for a thrilling boat ride amidst the sights and sounds of Hippos and Crocodiles in Lake Mburo among other aquatic creatures.

 

These park attractions include various birds such as Fish Eagles, Crested Cranes, African King Fisher, Pelicans, herons, African Fin foot, and Bush Shrike; actually Lake Mburo is one of the best places to find such rare birds in the region.


A mid-morning guided nature walk to Nakivale wet land (Ramsar site) or Rubanga forest enables you to see a number of bird species like Shoe bill, papyrus Gonolek, Papyrus yellow warbler, and red-faced Barbet.


You will retire for lunch and a brief repose before proceeding with another exciting afternoon game drive to see the gigantic eland antelope, zebras in big numbers, topis, impalas, Warthogs, Uganda Kobs, Buffaloes, and other savannah animals.

 

Accommodation Options:

Budget Accommodation: Rwonyo Camp

Midrange Accommodation: Arcadia Cottages

Luxury Accommodation: Mihingo Lodge/ Mantana Tented Camp

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 3: Lake Mburo – Drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park
In the morning you will go for a game drive through the park in search for animals. The drive will reward you with game like the Uganda kob, zebras, impalas, elephants and buffaloes to mention but a few.

 

After the game drive you will transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park lunch en route reaching in the evening, then check in your lodge.

 

Accommodation Options:
Moderate Accommodation: Simba safari camp, Ihamba Safari Lodge

Budget Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Safari Camp or Mweya Hostel
Luxury Accommodation: Mweya safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 4: Queen Elizabeth National Park Chimpanzee Tracking

Before sunrise you will wake up to a game drive through the different trails of the park all leading you to the shadows of the Rwenzori Mountains.

 

You will spot out animals including the buffaloes, lions, elephants, hyenas, zebras and others. Retire to your lodge for after the game drive for late breakfast and lunch and then later in the afternoon go for a boat ride on the Kazinga channel.

 

This launch cruise will reward you with game like hippos and buffaloes and plenty of birds to include residents and migrants.

 

Accommodation Options:
Moderate Accommodation: Simba Safari Camp, Ihamba Safari Lodge

Budget Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth Safari camp or Mweya Hostel
Luxury Accommodation: Mweya Safari Lodge or Kyambura Game Lodge

Meal Plan: {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}


Day 5: Queen Elizabeth – Drive to Kampala

The 5 Days/ 4 Nights Uganda Wildlife Safari is slowly and surely coming to an end: A relaxed breakfast, check out and board your vehicle for your return journey to Kampala.

 

You will stop over in Mbarara town for your en route lunch and craft shopping at the equator. Arriving Kampala in the afternoon.

 

Meal Plan: {Breakfast & Lunch}

 


 

Booking & Reservations for 5 Days/ 4 Nights Lake Mburo National Park & Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari - Uganda

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