UGANDA SAFARI GUIDE
5 Day National Park Safari
Queen Elizabeth & Lake Mburo National Parks

If you have 5 days off your African business travel schedule and your gut is to go game viewing in the top Uganda national parks.

Then planning a five day game viewing safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo National Park would make alot of sense.

This five day Uganda game viewing Safari will take you from Kampala, on the first day, to Queen Elizabeth National Park for Chimp Tracking, then to Lake Mburo National Park for viewing giagantic eland antelopes.

You will return to Kampala on the 5th Day.

In this part of the Uganda Safaris guide we concentrate on giving you information to help you make a realistic budget for your vacation time and money during your 5 day game viewing Safari.

You may also use this information to asses the tour package offered by your Uganda tour operator to ensure that your "Must see" Uganda attraction is well placed on your itinerary!

Find information and tips about;



DAY 1- Travel from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National Park

You will start driving early morning towards the west from Kampala, stopover at the Equator for photographs and then proceed to Queen Elizabeth National Park.

You will follow the mystical Rwenzori Mountain range for much of the journey.

Your journey to Queen Elizabeht will take about 7 hours, you will therefore have your lunch en route.

Get your camera ready when you enter Bushyenyi District so that you can capture those interesting shots during your game drive en route, you're likely spot some Lions,Elephants, Leopards, Buffaloes, Hyenas and a variety of Antelope species.

You will then book into your favorite Queen Elizabeth Safari Lodge for over night.

Tip

You will have to book this Uganda accommodation for 3 nights.



DAY 2- Take your Game Viewing Safari at Queen Elizabeth National Park

After your Breakfast, you will take an early morning game drive in this Uganda National park.

At Queen Elizabeth National Park you will excellent opportunities to see Lions, Leopards, Giant Forest Hogs, Cape Buffaloes, Elephants, Defassa Waterbucks, Uganda Kobs, Topi and Bush bucks and many more.

After your lunch, enjoy a unique 2-hour boat cruise on the Kazinga Channel and into Lake Edward.

This Uganda Boat tour will pass you through possibly the highest concentration of Hippos in Africa and you will also be able a variety of other animals as they drink at the water's edge.

Be sure to take your camera with you because this launch cruise will give you an excellent platform to take photographs for your Business travel Magazine.

You will your dinner and overnight stay at your best Safari lodge in Queen Elizabeth National Park for the second night.



DAY 3- Go Chimpanzee Tracking at Kyambura Gorge

You have the option of having a very early breakfast or parking your breakfast and then head for the Kyambura gorge for chimpanzee tracking.

On this tour you will also see a variety of primates.

Return to for lunch at your Safari lodge then go sightseeing in the crater region - it is a marvel!

You have the opportunity to visit the Katwe Salt works for a glimpse into the traditional salt mining business.

Your dinner and Overnight stay will be at your Queen Elizabeth Safari lodge for the third night.



DAY 4- Travel from Queen Elizabeth to Lake Mburo National Park

After your breakfast you will drive back east wards to Lake Mburo National Park a journey about 3 hours.

You will find lake Mburo with a variety of attractions but the terrain is dominated by extensive wetlands, rolling grassy hills, seasonal and permanent swamps, wooden savannah, and forests.

It is because of these diverse ecosystems that render the park to be one of the richest in bio diversity.

After your lunch, take a boat trip on Lake Mburo and see for yourself the Crocodiles, Pelicans, Hippos, Herons and the rare Shoebill stork.

You will have your dinner and Overnight stay at your choice accommodation in Lake Mburo National Park.

Tip

You will have to book this Uganda accommodation for 1 night.



DAY 5- Take a Game Drive at Lake Mburo National Park and End you African Safari

After early breakfasts, you are off for an early morning game drive a wonderful opportunity to see the Zebras, Waterbucks, Buffaloes, Topis, Elands, Leopards, and a variety of bird species.

After the game drive you will head to Kampala having your lunch en route.

Make a stopover at the Mpigi Royal Drum Makers and enjoy watching the ceremonial drums being crafted using methods which have been passed down through generations.

There will also be time to stop over once again at the equator for photographs and listen to some stories.

You will arrive in Kampala by early evening.

Tip

If you have an early morning flight the next day, then book into your favorite Entebbe Hotel to avoid missing your flight.

However, if you have an evening flight the next day, then you can book into a kampala hotel for one night and take an airport shuttle to Entebbe Airport the following day.



So, How much does a 5 Day Game viewing Safari to Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo National Park cost?

If you feel a 5 Day Game viewing Safari to Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo National Park is the perfect tour package for you. Then find out how much this Uganda vacation will cost you...!

Since the cost for your game viewing tour package will vary depending on the kind of toursit accommodation you will choose, send us your preferences and we shall give you an estimate of how much this Uganda tour package could cost you.

Our cost estimates will cover the following aspects of your tour.

  • Cost of overlland transportation and Fuel by a 4x4 land cruiser
  • Cost of Chimpanzee Tracking
  • Cost of a Full time safari guide and his associated expenses
  • Park entrance fees
  • Game drive fees
  • Nature walk fees
  • Lunch en route
  • Relevant government taxes
  • Boat hire
  • Full board accommodation
  • Driver's allowance


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