Family safari holiday to Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo; driving from Kampala to Murchison Falls national park; where you will spend the two days on game drive, boat ride and nature walks, and then transfer to Queen Elizabeth to watch more wildlife, before winding up at Lake Mburo. It’s a great itinerary for families to watch wildlife in Uganda, the different kind of tree species, birds, the different cultures and traditions in Uganda, among other attractions in the region; this itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to meet your personal requirements.
This a 8 days family safari holiday to Murchison Falls, Queen Elizabeth and Lake Mburo; driving from Kampala to Murchison Falls national park; where you will spend the two days on game drive, boat ride and nature walks, and then transfer to Queen Elizabeth to watch more wildlife, before winding up at Lake Mburo. It’s a great itinerary for families to watch wildlife in Uganda, the different kind of tree species, birds, the different cultures and traditions in Uganda, among other attractions in the region; this itinerary is flexible and can be tailored to meet your personal requirements.
On this day, you will be picked from Entebbe airport or on an agreed venue in Kampala, briefed about the safari itinerary and then transferred to Kampala Serena Hotel; on arrival, you will check in, have lunch and a brief rest before going on either an afternoon Kampala city tour or Lake Victoria tour.
Kampala is the capital city of Uganda, located south-central part of the country and 10 Km north of Lake Victoria; the world’s second largest fresh water lake and the source of the longest river in the world (River Nile). Kampala is a typical modern African city; with the high-rise buildings, major government offices, bustling streets, nice hotels and restaurants, major hospitals, museums and other historical, cultural and traditional attractions.
On this day after breakfast, you will be driven northwest of Uganda, passing through the Rhino Sanctuary where you will have lunch and a brief rest, then continue with the drive to Murchison national park. On arrival you will be driven to Paraa Safari Lodge, where you will spend the rest of the day relaxing and familiarizing yourself with the area.
Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda's largest and oldest conservation area, hosting over 76 mammal species and 450 bird species; the park is home to the famous Murchison falls along Victoria Nile(Nile River source) in western Uganda, savannah grassland, riverine and woodland forest. It’s a great place to watch wildlife either on nature walks, boat safari or on game drive.
The following day you will have a morning game drive, and then return to the lodge for midday break before going out for an afternoon boat safari along the magnificent River Nile; taking you to the bottom of the Murchison Falls, along the river banks – expect to watch hippos, huge Nile crocodiles, Buffaloes, Elephants and birds.
Note: the long 7 -8 hour drive from Kampala to Murchison could be supplemented with a scheduled or chartered flight from Kampala to Murchison.
On this day after breakfast, you will be driven southwest, passing through the beautiful landscapes to Queen Elizabeth National park; on arrival you will be transferred to Katara Lodge, where you will have lunch and a brief rest before embarking on an evening game drive to watch wildlife that include warthogs, buffaloes, water-bucks and elephants. Queen Elizabeth National park is one of the major national parks in Uganda and is popular in chimps tracking, birds watching among other wildlife.
The following day after breakfast, you will have a morning game drive, taking different route to trace more wildlife. In the afternoon you will visit Kazinga channel, for a boat ride to watch hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and more bird species; after that, return to the lodge for lunch and a brief rest.
Note: For guests, who are into trekking primates, this day's event can be re-arranged; visit Kyambura Wildlife Reserve for a guided primate nature walk. Kyambura is a beautiful gorge completely covered with tropical rainforest and is home to chimpanzees and other primates.
On this day after break, you will be driven southeast to Lake Mburo national park, on arrival you will check in at Mihingo Lodge, where you will have a late lunch and a brief, before embarking on an evening game drive; taking you through the park and around the Lake, then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Lake Mburo National Park is the smallest park in Uganda, located about 230Km west of Kampala and 30Km east of Mbarara. The park consist of a Lake (Lake Mburo) which is part of the five lakes that form the 50km long wetland system that are linked by a swamp and attracts on 350 bird species, the open savannah grassland, woodland forest and vegetation. The park is also home to zebras, impalas, elands, buffaloes, oribis, defassa waterbuck, leopards, hippos, hyenas, topi and reedbucks.
The following day after breakfast, you will start with a game drive to watch wildlife, then an afternoon boat tour of Lake Mburo and wind up with an easy nature walk.
On this day, you will leave the hotel with a packed picnic lunch, drive through the protected areas of Lake Mburo national park, the Equator, down to the capital city. On arrival you will be driven to Kampala Serena hotel to freshen up and have a brief rest before your evening flight.
Note: This itinerary can be adjusted to suit your requirements, feel free to contact us and plan your personalized Family holiday today.