BIG FIVE Game Viewing Tour 7 Days
Day 1: Big Five of Africa Game Viewing Tour Starts- Uganda Safari
On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, your driver guide will receive you for the drive to Murchison Falls National Park. The tour passes by the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary in Uganda for an hour or two experience with one of our Big Five- the Rhinos before proceeding to Masindi. You will visit the top of the magnificent falls this evening, this is where the world’s longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Great rift escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43m below. Lunch entroute.
Day 2: Game Viewing For the Big Five in Murchison Falls National Park of Uganda.
Today will emphasize the search for the King of the Jungle- The Lions, African Elephants, Cape Buffaloes and the masters of stealth hunting- the Leopards. We game watch north of River Nile on the Buligi, Albert and Queens in the company of a trained ranger guide. View a variety of Savannah wildlife; Giraffes, Antelope species, several cats species, Reptiles and a variety of Savannah woodland birds. After lunch, you go for the spectacular launch cruise on the a Nile for more game viewing at close quarters. This is a paradise for Hippos and Nile Crocodiles. Here is also a prolific birdlife, watch Herons, Kingfishers, Bee-eaters, Eagles and the elusive Shoebill.
Day 3: Game Viewing Safari to Kibale for Chimpanzee Tracking in Uganda
We have a half day drive from Murchison Falls National Park via Hoima, through verdant countryside, traditional homesteads and farms to Kibale National Park for the Chimpanzee Trekking experience.
Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking Tour in Uganda
You have breakfast, report to Kanyanchu tourist centre where tourist activities begin. A ranger guide briefs Chimp trackers on the tracking and forest conduct before setting off to the forest for this memorable experience.
Kibale National Park is home to the endangered Chimpanzees and the best place to track them in Uganda. Kibale National Park boosts of the highest concentrations of primates in Africa, namely; Man’s closest relatives, the Chimpanzees, the threatened Red Colobus monkey, Black-and-White Colobus, Blue monkey, Pottos, Red-tailed Monkeys, Grey-cheeked Mangaby, Varvet Monkeys, Baboons name it. After lunch, there will be an optional nature walk to the Bigodi Wetland. The walk is a community based activity set up to enable tourists give back to the community and yet enjoy the nature offered by the swamp like the many colorful butterflies, birds and a variety of plant species.
Day 5: Uganda Wildlife Tour to Queen Elizabeth National Park
Have breakfast then embark on the tour to Queen Elizabeth National Park of Uganda. On the way, look out for Waterbucks, Elephants, Leopards, Buffaloes, Hyenas and a variety Savannah Birds. We have lunch on arrival and in the afternoon, enjoy the unique Launch cruise on Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward. This trip sails through possibly the highest concentration of Hippos, a congregation of Pelicans, Cormorants, Gulls, Terns, Sand Pipers, Lapwings and other species of water birds. Expect to see more game on this cruise. In simple words, this cruise is an excellent platform for photography, birding and Game viewing.
Day 6: Continue Game Watching Tour for Africa’s Famous BIG FIVE in Uganda
The day begins early as the tour leads to the mating ground of the Uganda kobs (lek). We search for the famous tree climbing Lions of Ishasha, Elephants, Buffaloes and the Leopards along with several other wild animals in their natural habitats. On return, we have lunch then rest during the heat of the day and in the evening an optional leisurely walk around the Mweya peninsular for Warthogs, Birds, Banded Mongoose just to mention but a few will be a productive alternative.
Day 7: Ending the BIG FIVE Tour in Uganda
Have breakfast then return to Entebbe in good time for the flight back home.
End of African BIG FIVE Safari in Uganda