Big Five Tour 5days/4nights

buffalo at queen elizabeth national park

Virgin 012: Murchison Falls and Queen Elizabeth National Park. 5days/4nights

Tour highlights:

Game drives, top of falls launch cruises on the Nile and Kazinga Channel, Lake Katwe, Katwe Salt works.

Day One

Depart Kampala early with your guide to Murchison Falls National Park with an introductory activity visit to Zziwa rhino sanctuary for rhino tracking. Proceed to Masindi town for lunch (cost not included) and hereafter to the top of the falls where you will feel the rock literally tremble as the whole Nile River is squeezed through a 7 Metre crevice to thunder 45 metres below in a series of cascades creating a beautiful rainbow, a plume of spray and the Murchison falls.The sight of the world’s longest River Nile gashing and plunging through the narrow crevice, then winding its way through the park is an unforgettable experience. Check in for overnight at the Luxurious Paraa Safari Lodge, Mid range – Heritage Safari Lodge or Budget Red Chili Camp. Meal Plan - Dinner.

Day Two

After an early tea/coffee, depart for a morning game drive to the rolling plains where you will view numerous game like Hartebeest, Lions, Buffaloes, Primates, Birds, Giraffe and Elephants. Return to the lodge for breakfast, and have the rest of the morning at leisure. After lunch, go for an afternoon 3-hour launch cruise to the bottom of the falls where you’ll see the Nile empty into Lake Albert amidst the numerous wildlife such as huge Nile Crocodiles, Hippos, birds and others. You may also take photos of the falls and wildlife. Overnight at the Luxurious Paraa Safari Lodge, Mid range – Sambiya cottages or Budget Red Chili Camp. Meal Plan - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day Three

Have an early breakfast and head for Queen Elizabeth National Park the second largest park in Uganda with lunch en-route (cost not included)arriving the lodge in the evening. Spend the rest of the day relaxing at the comfort of your accommodation. Overnight at Luxury Mweya Safari Lodge, Midrange- Bush Lodge or Budget Mweya Hostel Camp. Meal Plan - Breakfast and Dinner. (App 9hrs)

Day Four

After an early morning, game drive which will provide you with excellent opportunities to see wildlife like the Uganda Kobs, Spotted Hyena, leopards, antelopes, elephants in the natural habitat. Search for the famous tree climbing lions in ishasha then drive back to the lodge in time for lunch. Take a 2hour afternoon boat ride on the Kazinga Channel which separates Lakes Edward and George, view a variety of game on the banks, seen drinking at the water's edge as Buffaloes linger in the shallows and a tremendous variety of birds grace the grasses on the shores including the Great White and Pink-Backed Pelicans, Open-Billed Stork, African Jacana, Great and Long-Tailed Cormorants and more. Overnight at Luxury Mweya Safari Lodge, Midrange- Bush Lodge or Budget Mweya Hostel Camp. Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day Five

After breakfast, visit the scenic crater lakes including Lake Katwe and the Katwe Salt works where you’ll experience firsthand traditional salt mining. Depart for Kampala thereafter lunch on the way (cost not included) arriving in the evening. Drop off in Kampala or at your preferred place.


Accommodation, meals as indicated by your accommodation choice, Park Entry fees, Rhino sanctuary visit, game drives, 2 boat trips, Katwe lake and salt works, one bottle of mineral water per person per day, ground transportation in a private 4x4 Safari Vehicle with English Speaking driver guide.


International Air Fares, entry visa fees, domestic and international departure tax . ****no meals if staying in Budget accommodation****. Beverages, tips, and expenses of a personal nature. Please note: Although refreshment stops on route will be made for the clients comfort no meals or beverages are included whilst traveling to and from lodges or accommodations. And No beverages are Included at all except for the one bottle of water a day and tea or coffee at breakfast if included in the accommodation schedule.

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