16 Days 4X4 Big Five Tour Uganda

Adventure the BIG FIVE of Africa in the various safari destinations around Uganda like Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, kibale Forest, Murchison Falls National Park, Queen Elizabeth National park etc to enjoy remarkable wildlife safari tours in 16 Days. Book this to experience the best of Uganda’s natural wonders.

Trip Overview

Day 1: Arrival-Pick Up

Day 2: Transfer-Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Day 3: Evening Game Drive-Murchison Falls

Day 4: Transfer to Fort Portal

Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking-Kibale Forest

Day 6: Transfer-Queen Elizabeth National Park

Day 7: Lion Tracking

Day 8:  Morning Game Drive-Kazinga Channel

Day 9: Ishasha Sector-Queen Elizabeth

Day 10: Transfer- Bwindi-Gorilla trekking

Day 11: Transfer- Lake Mutanda

Day 12: Golden Monkey Tracking-Mgahinga N Park

Day 13: Community Walks

Day 14: Evening Game Drive-Lake Mburo N Park

Day 15: Morning game drive-kasanje

Day 16: Ngamba Island

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival-Pick Up

Upon arrival at the airport at Entebbe , you will be met by the company representative, who will welcome you , go through the itinerary/ checklist of the vehicle handling paperwork after signing the self drive agreement , he will drive you to your place of stay / cassia lodge at buziga or lake heights hotel Entebbe. See the 2 links for the hotel. BB

Day 2: Transfer-Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Start your safari tour as you self drive as early as 6:30am in order to avoid the crazy Kampala traffic jam, proceed to Ziwa Rhino for Rhino tracking experience. This will take you a period of 3 hrs and at around 1:00 pm, you will reach at Kabalega dinners where you will have lunch. After lunch, you will transfer to Murchison Falls National Park and proceed straight to Pakuba Safari Lodge for relaxation, Check In, Dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Boat Cruise-Evening Game Drive-Murchison Falls

Self drive safari toursAfter morning breakfast, you will transfer for a morning boat cruise to the bottom of the falls where you will have opportunities to spot numerous crocodiles, hippos as well as vibrant bird species flying around the vegetation terrain and water. You will as well as hike to the top of the falls to have a clear view of the beautifully coloured rainbow descending into the vigorous waters of Murchison. Return to your lodge for a lunch break and after here, you will transfer to the park to experience an amazing evening game drive and sundowner which will give you opportunities to spot very many different wildlife animals. Dinner and overnight Pakuba Safari Lodge.

Day 4: Transfer-Fort Portal

Wake up early in the morning and get on the 7:00am ferry crossing so as to proceed with your journey Fort portal. En-route, you will have lunch at kagali junction restaurant where you will leave to continue with your transfer to the beautiful Fort portal town (8-9 hours drive) dinner and overnight at Crater safari lodge.

Day 5: Chimpanzee Tracking-Kibale Forest

You will wake up early in the morning have breakfast then transfer to the Kanyanchu park offices for briefing about the chimpanzees. You will be distributed in groups of 6-8 people then with a skilled guide, you will transfer into the jungle to track these amazing primate species for a period of 3-5 hours and the chances of seeing chimps is 99%. Return to your hotel/ Lodge for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight after tracking.

Day 6: Transfer-Queen Elizabeth National Park

Self drive UgandaWake up have early morning breakfast then transfer on your journey through the Crater lakes territories and en-route you will have beautiful views at the majestic Mt. Rwenzori also referred to as the “Mountains of the Moon.” You will continue on your trip through the baboon cliffs along Queen’s pavilion and in the evening, you will reach the Park. Transfer to Engazi Lodge for Relaxation, Dinner and Overnight.

Day 7: Lion Tracking

early morning go for the lion tracking, this is more than game drive, since on lion tracking experience, its well coordinated with experts where you follow the lion trails and keep following the lions, you will have lunch at Mweya peninsular in restaurant, as you wait to enjoy the boat ride along the Kazinga channel the chances of seeing more animals are high as they come to the water point, return to the lodge late evening as you do a small game drive along the channel , the chances of seeing leopards are high, dinner and overnight as above.

Day 8:  Morning Game Drive-Kazinga Channel

You will wake up early in the morning have breakfast then later transfer on a Game drive where you will spot numerous wildlife animals as well as the tree climbing Lions of the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. After, you will break off for lunch then after proceed to the prominent Kazinga Channel for a remarkable boat cruise to spot various bird species as well as hippos and crocodiles. After here, you will return to Enjojo lodge for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight.

Day 9: Ishasha Sector-Queen Elizabeth

Early morning game drive both in the south and northern sector of the sections within ishasha , you can visit the ishasha river the separates Uganda from congo, after proceed to Bwindi, dinner and overnight at Gorilla Mist lodge

Day 10: Transfer- Bwindi-Gorilla trekking

Wake up early in the morning have breakfast then embark on your journey through the beautiful Ishasha Sector towards Bwindi Impenetrable National park to track Gorillas. This journey will take about 3-5 hours with en-route lunch and when you reach Kisoro, you will relax, have dinner and Overnight. Kisoro tourist Hotel.

Day 11: Transfer- Lake Mutanda

Wake up early in the morning have breakfast then transfer to Lake Mutanda to enjoy the beautiful view of the Virunga ranges as you cruise along the water from one place to another. Relaxation, Dinner and Overnight Lake Mutanda Resort, Bwindi Jungle Lodge.

Day 12: Golden Monkey Tracking-Mgahinga N Park

Morning breakfast, drive to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park to enjoy Golden monkey tracking as you transfer from one point to another in the thick forest of Mgahinga National Park and along the trails, you will spot these jumping from one tree to another enjoying their natural habitat. After tracking the Golden Monkeys, you will transfer to Lake Bunyonyi where you will relax, have dinner and an Overnight.

Day 13: Community Walks

You will wake up early in the morning have breakfast then transfer to experience a community visit to the Batwa traditional people so as to learn more about their way of life and how they survive on a daily basis. Return to your lodge/ hotel for dinner and Overnight after visiting the local craft shops to buy some handmade craft items to take home as souvenir.

Day 14: Evening Game Drive-Lake Mburo N Park

Wake up have breakfast then transfer to Lake Mburo National park  with an en-route lunch at the Igongo Cultural Center where you will have an opportunity to taste the locally made meals. You will then later proceed to Lake Mburo for an evening Game drive where you will have the opportunity to spot numerous wildlife animals wander around and transfer to the shores of Lake Mburo to drink water. After this, you will transfer for relaxation, Dinner and Overnight at Rwakobo Rock Lodge, Eagles Nest.

Day 15: Morning game drive-kasanje

Wake Up early in the morning take breakfast then transfer to experience a morning game drive around the park so as to spot the morning risers like Leopards then with an en-route lunch, you will proceed to Kasanje to look for the sought after Shoebill stork. After bird watching here, you will transfer to the kasanje Ferry crossing point then proceed on your journey back to Kampala then later Entebbe for your Dinner and overnight at Lake Heights hotel Entebbe

Day 16: Ngamba Island

Wake up in the Morning have breakfast then transfer to Lake Victoria so as to transfer to Ngamba Island to experience the chimpanzees at the sanctuary. You will enjoy feeding the chimpanzees and spend time on the island after take the boat back to Entebbe to proceed to airport for your flight back home.

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