5 Days Uganda Big Five Safaris
The 5 Days Uganda Big Five Safaris takes you to Murchison Falls National Park and Kidepo Valley National Park for amazing wildlife encounter on big five games in Uganda, 5 Days Uganda Big Five Safaris starts with a drive to Kidepo valley national park do game drives then drive to Murchison falls national park for game drives and boat cruise on the Nile river later proceed with the 5 Days Uganda Big Five Safaris with a stop over at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino trekking.
5 Days Uganda Big Five Safaris
Kjong Uganda Safaris would like to introduce to you our 5 Days Uganda Murchison Falls and Kidepo Tour, That will see you visit Kidepo Valley National Park voted Third best National Park in Africa as recently ranked by CNN Travel. This was based on it’s spectacular landscapes and habituating great population of African Buffaloes, giant Birds like Ostriches and Cheetahs. Kidepo Valley National Park can easily be reached in one day due to the improvement in the road network across the region hence promoting ease in transportation on our 5 Days Uganda Big Five Safaris. Having exploited Kidepo National Park we shall also drive you to Murchison Falls National Park Uganda’s largest Park. Here we encounter Murchison Falls the world’s most powerful waterfall and for yet another Uganda wildlife safari experience.
Itinerary for Uganda Big Five Safaris in 5 Days
Day 1: Transfer to Kidepo valley national Park.
Our 5 Days Uganda Big Five Safaris starts with a pick up at your Hotel or Residence in Kampala city early morning ready to drive to Kidepo Valley National Park via Gulu and Kitgum then later in the evening check in at Either Apoka safari lodge(Luxury facility) or Kidepo Savannah Lodge (Midrange and Budget Option). Meal plan: Dinner.
Day 2: Kidepo valley national park-Full day game Drive safari.
This morning after breakfast you will take a morning game drive along Narus valley, keep your eyes peeled for African Buffaloes, Giraffes, Zebras, Elands, Oribs, African elephants and even the Odd jackal. Our 5 Days Uganda Big Five Safaris will be accompanied by guides who will enable you spot out African Lions sun-bathing on top of the Rocks.
Then we shall proceed with an evening game drive that commences after taking our packed lunch, this will enable us see the Hot springs via palm trees lined along Kidepo river, search for Ostriches and Leopard, Tortoises and along the back, you can make a small walk to stretch your legs and later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Either Apoka safari Lodge (Luxury option) or Kidepo Savannah Lodge (Midrange and Budget options). Meal plan: Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner.
Day 3: Drive From Kidepo valley to Murchison falls national park-Evening Game drive.
Our 5 Days Uganda Big Five Safaris starts with an early morning breakfast then drive to Murchison falls national park Uganda’s largest park, while in Murchison Falls National Park enjoy the beautiful Savannah vegetation of Acholi long land as we reach the park before heading to the lodge we shall take you for an evening game drive in search for African elephants, Giraffes, African buffaloes and much more, then later check in at lodge of your choice at either Bakers lodge/Paraa safari lodge (Luxury facility) or Pakuba safari lodge or Fort Murchison lodge (Midrange facility) or Fort Murchison lazy Camping and Red Chili Rest Camp (Budget Facilities) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.
Day 4: Murchison Falls National Park-Morning Game drive safari and waterfall Boat cruise.
Begin the day with a cup of coffee or tea for an early game drive around the Buligi game track on the northern bank with a trained ranger who will be there to make sure that you see and take photos for wild range of animals in the Nile valley. You will marvel at the herds of African Buffaloes, dozens of African Elephants, warthogs and towering Giraffes, along with Bushbucks, Reedbuck, Duikers, Uganda Kob, Oribi and unusual-looking hartebeest and by that time your guide will have an idea where African Lions could be hiding hence stand a chance to spot out a Leopard. There after return to the lodge for Lunch as you prepare for afternoon waterfall boat cruise, with astonishing display of wildlife and culminated with the memorable Frontal view of the falls and view of the sun set hence making our 5 Days Uganda Big Five Safaris a great encounter. Then return back to the lodge for Dinner and overnight at either Bakers lodge/Paraa safari lodge (Luxury facility) or Pakuba safari lodge or Fort Murchison lodge (Midrange facility) or Fort Murchison lazy Camping and Red Chili Rest Camp (Budget Facilities) Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner.
Day 5: Transfer back from Murchison falls–Visit Top of the falls and Rhino Trekking.
After breakfast we shall be driving out of Murchison Falls National Park, but first with a visit to the top of the falls to have a close view at the top of Murchison falls to see the Nile water as it violently compress through a narrow gorge, spraying misty droplets along their wake over a 50 M radius with permanent Rainbow. Later proceed to Masindi or Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for lunch before Going for Rhino trekking and after drive back to Kampala city dropping you off at your Hotel or Airport if you have a flight on the same day. And this will be marking the end of our 5 Days Uganda wildlife safaris. Meal plan Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Other activities that can be done In Murchison Falls National Park include:
- Bird watching and taking Delta Boat cruise for Bird lovers
- Chimpanzee tracking or Habituation at Kaniyo Pabidi Forest
- Sports fishing
- Bush Camping
- Cultural encounter in Mubako Cultural campfire performances and Boomu women Groups
5 Days Uganda Big Five Safaris includes:
- Accommodation in shared Double Twin Room
- Meals as per trip plan
- Full day Game drive in Kidepo valley national park
- Transportation in 4X4 safari land cruiser for Luxury option and safari van for Midrange and Budget Options
- Two game drive safari in Murchison falls national park
- Three hour Waterfall boat cruise
- Visit to Top of the falls
- Rhino trekking
- Services of experienced driver/guide
5 Days Uganda Big Five Safaris excludes:
- Meal not mentioned in trip plan
- All drinks
- All personal insurances
- And all expenses of personal nature.
Note: Kidepo Valley National Park can also be Reached by taking a scheduled flight that leaves Entebbe every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.