The six (6) days Kampala city & wildlife tour in Uganda is a special trip that has been designed to allow you experienced the best of African wilderness. The top places to visit while in the Pearl of Africa include Murchison Falls National Park, Kampala capital city and Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP), etc. You will begin and end this combined city tour and wildlife expedition from Kampala.
Leave the hotel in Kampala for 5-6 hours’ drive to the Northwestern side to visit Murchison Falls National Park. This park is sitting on the Northwestern part of Uganda, home to 4 of the big 5 game. Today’s journey includes a stopover visit at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to see rhinos before you go to check in at the lodge in the park.
Early in the morning, start exploring the Northern game tracks and this will last for 2-3 hours. Using a classic 4×4 tourist vehicle, expect to come across Murchison Falls NP with the Rothschild giraffes, warthogs, lions, leopards, buffaloes, elephants, Uganda kobs, and diversity of bird species, etc.
Retreat and have enough time to relax, get lunch then head off to the Paraa Jetty for launch cruise to the base of the falls. There will be different species of aquatic species to be spotted along the river banks, especially hippos, crocodiles, and others.
After breakfast, you will be transferred from the North-western side to Western circuit mainly to explore Queen Elizabeth National Park. It will be long hours of driving via Hoima-Fort Portal tourism city where lunch break will be made, then continue to Kasese-Queen Elizabeth NP.
Drive to the Kasenyi Plains to enjoy a guided game viewing tour taking you about 2-3 hours. This is the Northern sector of Queen Elizabeth NP the most visited for game drives and offers excellent views of diverse animal species including African lions, leopards, buffaloes, warthogs, elephants, antelopes, and avifaunal species, etc.
Once you get back to the lodge, a delicious lunch meal will be served and after, have enough time chilling at the lodge till afternoon when you will transfer to Kazinga channel for a launch cruise. The Kazinga channel boat cruise experience gets you the best sightings of water birds, hippos, and crocodiles.
Delicious breakfast, followed by the 2nd game drive expedition in Queen Elizabeth N/Park. You will look out for more wildlife, then exit the park via Bushenyi side with lunch to be enjoyed at Igongo Cultural Center and continue to the Equator for photography. The final destination will be Kampala where you will have dinner and a night stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, you will set off for Kampala city tour for about 2 hours. The expected areas of interest to explore include National Museum, Namugongo Martyrs shrines, Baha’i temple and others if time allows. Drop off to the hotel or Entebbe Airport for departure depending on your flight schedule.