5 Days Lake Mburo National Park and Queen Elizabeth National park, is one of the smallest Savannah National park in Uganda, it has a big number of mammals, bird species and many more.

Queen Elizabeth National park is one of the best tourist destinations with amazing bio-diversity of wildlife which includes elephants, tree climbing lions, leopards, Hippopotamus, African Buffaloes, Boat cruise, along the Kazinga Channel. It’s an ecosystem that includes tropical Forest, Swamps, Crate Lake with a number of Bird species inhabiting the area such as flamingoes, fly catcher, black bee eater, gonolek and many more ,there  predators  to see including the Leopards, Kobs, elephants ,Hippopotamus, Jackals, Hyenas, Lions, a number of Antelopes.

Lake Mburo national park, takes approximately 5 hours drive by road to the park which is close to Kampala the capital city of Uganda, drive to the south west part that lies in the dry acacia woodland.

The habitat has the Lake, swamp, grassland, the area protects over 50 mammals including the Elands, Antelopes ,Jackals ,Topi, Leopard, Hyenas ,Nile Crocodiles, Hippopotamus  a number of bird species including red Faced barbet, pelicans and many more.

Enjoy a guided walk with amazing game drives that are offered at the park, including visiting the Maramagambo Forest, have an encounter to enjoy  a guided walk to see a number of chimpanzees ,sometimes the Chimpanzees are seasonal depending on the availability of fruits, and wild figs.

At Queen Elizabeth National park have a chance to enjoy a launch cruise at Kazinga Channel as you enjoy great opportunities to see a number of Elephants, Hippopotamus, waterbucks, bushbucks, a number of bird species including the famous shoebill stork.

Trip highlights

Day: 1 Kampala-Lake Mburo National Park

Day: 2 Lake Mburo game drive boat trip

Day: 3 Lake Mburo-queen Elizabeth national park

Day: 4 Game drive-boat ride

Day: 5 Tree climbing lions-Kampala.

Detailed itinerary for 5days/4nigts

Day 1 Kampala-Lake Mburo

Early morning after breakfast, at 7am your briefing starts about the whole trip, Lake Mburo National park starts at 4 hours, and reach at the park in the afternoon, check in at the lodge enjoy your lunch and get ready for the afternoon boat ride at Kazinga channel.

There big numbers of Zebras, Buffaloes, Nile Crocodiles concretion of Hippopotamus and many more at the shores. After the ride return to the lodge for relaxation enjoy dinner, refreshment and relaxation.

Accommodation (option)

Meal plan: lunch and dinner

Mihingo lodge

Rwonyo camp

Arcadia cottage

Eagles nest lodge

Matana safari tents

Day 2 Morning game drive and nature walk   

Wake up early morning and hurry for a game drive to see the elands, antelopes, topis, zebras, Impala, warthogs, kobs, buffaloes and many animals .return to the lodge for lunch and encounter with a guided nature walk to Nakivale wetland or Rubanga forest to encounter with a beautiful scenery of nature spot out a number of bird species such as the shoebill stork, gonolek, red faced barbet, yellow warbler.

After the nature walk return to the lodge for dinner and refreshment.

Accommodation (optional)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Mihingo lodge

Rwonyo camp

Arcadia cottage

Eagles nest lodge

Matana safari tents

 Day 3 Boat ride/Queen Elizabeth national park.

Enjoy your early morning breakfast as early as possible and prepare to drive to Queen Elizabeth on your en-rooute have a chance to visit and explore the crate Lakes.you will .Arrive in the park early afternoon have lunch and continue the safari in Kasaga community .And thereafter in the noon ,connect to your Lodge for relaxation ,have dinner and overnight.

Accommodation (options)

Meal plan: Dinner

Pumba Safari cottages 

Mweya safari lodge

Ihamba safaris

Jacana safari lodge

Simba safari camp

Queen Elizabeth bush lodge

 Day 4 Game drive-Launch cruise

Before the sunrise wake up for a early game drive through the trials to spot out animals including,hyenas, zebras ,lions, African Buffaloes, and many more.  

Return to the lodge for breakfast relax and wait for the afternoon launch cruise on Kazinga channel.  The launch cruise will reward you with wilds like the hippopotamus, this area is one of the best place for the concentration of hippos, African Buffaloes and plenty of bird species for bird lovers you will love this.

Option  for tree climbing lions.

Day 5 Queen Elizabeth National park –Kampala

Have a relaxed breakfast, check out and board a vehicle for your return to Kampala, stopover in Mbarara for lunch at Agip motel after continue with your journey have another stopover at the equator take some pictures and check out the craft shops as well as buying some.

Drive to Kampala arriving before 6pm at your hotel or evening flight depending on your travel plans.

Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch.

 Tour includes

Boat rides

Launch cruise

Park entrance


Chimpanzee permits

Airport transfers



Nature walk


Personal insurance

Visa fees

Personal Expenses

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