7 DAYS MOUNTAIN ELGON, MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK AND ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY

7 Days

This 7 days tour will take you from Kampala to mountain Elgon national park for hiking Sipi falls ,the falls offer breath taking views across Kyoga , karamoja plains and the slopes of mountain Elgon to see different bird species .Then we shall proceed to Murchison falls national park which is the oldest and largest conservation area famed for the mighty powerful waterfalls in the world. The park is a home for over 73 mammals’ species with 4 of the big 5 and 75% of World’s Rothschild giraffe present, over 451 bird species with over 610 chimpanzee species living in Budongo forest, Budongo forest is one of the best two places to track chimpanzees in the World. And finally Ziwa rhino sanctuary for tracking the white rhinos ,the only place in Uganda where one can track and observe these endangered creatures in the wild.

Trip Overview

This 7 days tour will take you from Kampala to mountain Elgon national park for hiking Sipi falls ,the falls offer breath taking views across Kyoga , karamoja plains and the slopes of mountain Elgon to see different bird species .Then we shall proceed to Murchison falls national park which is the oldest and largest conservation area famed for the mighty powerful waterfalls in the world. The park is a home for over 73 mammals’ species with 4 of the big 5 and 75% of World’s Rothschild giraffe present, over 451 bird species with over 610 chimpanzee species living in Budongo forest, Budongo forest is one of the best two places to track chimpanzees in the World. And finally Ziwa rhino sanctuary for tracking the white rhinos ,the only place in Uganda where one can track and observe these endangered creatures in the wild.

Trip Highlights

  • Day 1: Arrival
  • Day 2: Transfer to mountain Elgon national park
  • Day 3: Hiking the Sipi falls
  • Day 4: Transfer to Murchison falls
  • Day 5: Game drive and Boat cruise
  • Day 6: Transfer to Entebbe with visit Ziwa Rhino sanctuary
  • Day 7: Departure

Itinerary

Day 1; :
Arrival

Arrive at Entebbe international Airport, you will meet with Avelisa Tours and Travel driver/guide. He will brief you about the 7 days mountain Elgon, Murchison falls national park and Ziwa rhino sanctuary, and then the driver will transfer you to your hotel where you will have time to relax while enjoying the cool breeze from the Lake. Later have dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: 2 friends beach hotel/ acacia boutique hotel

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After your breakfast, you will embark on your journey to mountain Elgon national park where you will make a stopover (the source of the Nile) for sightseeing and photos, you will have lunch enroute. You will reach the park in the evening, check into your hotel and have dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After your morning breakfast you will have your lunch packed for the day then explore the 3 waterfalls (75m,85m and 100m) hiking up mountain Elgon which takes 4 hours starting from budadiri via sasa trail to the summit and then descend down the Sipi trail back to Sipi falls.

The falls offer breathing taking views across L.kyoga, karamoja plains and the slopes of mountain Elgon expect to see different bird species like the tacazze, sun birds, hornbill birds and many more while you’re hiking.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, you will check out of your hotel and start your journey to Murchison falls national park with lunch enroute the proceed to Murchison falls national park. You will arrive in the evening, check into your hotel, relax and over night.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Early in the morning after breakfast, you will set out for the game drive on the Northern sector of the Park. Expect to encounter animals like Giraffes, Lions, Elephants, baboons, and a number of different antelopes. Return to the lodge for lunch.

Later in the afternoon set out for the 3 hours boat cruise on the Albert Nile to the Bottom of the falls. Expect to see animals like Hippos, crocodiles, Waterbucks, river bank elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, and many water birds yellow billed stork, Abyssinian ground hornbill, squacco heron, African skimmer. You will reach the “Devils Cauldron”. You will be able to see the majestic powerful Nile River forcing itself through a narrow gorge before dropping at 45 meters. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After early morning breakfast, link up with driver for transfer to rhino breeding sanctuary in Nakasongola for 2 hour rhino tracking  after which we transfer to Entebbe for dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7: :
Departure

After having breakfast, check out from your hotel, our guide will be waiting to transfer you to Entebbe international airport to catch your flight back home, with all the unforgettable memories and experience from your adventurous safari, you will say your last goodbyes to the pearl of Africa.

Hope to see you see again in the pearl of Africa

Breakfast

FAQS ABOUT THIS TRIP

What can i carry for Rhino tracking?

You can carry Hiking boots, Camera and extra batteries, Long trousers, Long sleeved shirt, Sunglass and ahat, Water bottle.

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7 DAYS MOUNTAIN ELGON, MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK AND ZIWA RHINO SANCTUARY
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From $3,025
/ Adult
  • Bus , Car
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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