Cheap Uganda Safari Trip
The 6 Days cheap Uganda camping safari tour covers 3 most exciting National Parks of Uganda. These are Murchison Falls National Park, Kibale Forest National park and Queen Elizabeth Park.
About The 6 day Cheap Uganda Camping Safari Tour
The 6 days cheap Uganda camping safari tour starts at the awesome Murchison falls. This Uganda National Park is located on the North Western part of the country.
This is where the River Nile is worth seeing when on this African budget safari in Uganda. While on the 6 days cheap Uganda camping safari tour you can see the awe inspiring Murchison Falls.
It is where the River Nile hurls itself in convulsions through a narrow crevice. It then plunges 40 meters in one breathtaking leap. The 6 days cheap Uganda camping safari tour enables you to see on the best of Uganda wildlife on budget.
Your 6 days cheap Uganda camping safari tour will take a drive through the scenic tea plantations. This is as you go down to the Kibale National Park. This is a tropical rain forest with groups of habituated chimpanzees.
It is in this part of the Uganda budget safari tour that you will enjoy chimpanzee trekking in Uganda. The 6 days cheap Uganda camping safari tour the Queen Elizabeth Park. This park has an amazing bio diversity and enormous variety of wildlife.
Highlights of the 6 day Cheap Uganda Camping Safari Tour
Find the highlights of the 6 days cheap Uganda camping safari tour below:
- Boat Cruise on the Nile
- Murchison Falls
- Hike to the top of the falls
- Chimpanzee trek
- Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel
- Beautiful Scenery
- Rift Valley
- Great culture
Find your 6 days cheap Uganda camping safari tour itinerary below:
Detailed 6 Days Cheap Uganda Camping Safari Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Kampala –Murchison Falls National Park
Our Uganda safari guide will be ready to pick you up from your hotel in Kampala. You will be briefed on this 6 days cheap Uganda camping safari tour before departure.
Drive through Kampala and Luwero triangle as you head to Masindi. You will stop for lunch at this small town before proceeding to Murchison Falls National Park.
You will arrive in the afternoon and head to the top of the falls. Here the Nile is forced through a narrow gap in the rock before plunging down 43 meters with force. Your budget African camping safari in Uganda will continue to Yebo Camp or Red Chilli Safari Camp.
Your dinner and overnight will be at this Murchison Falls budget accommodation.
About Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison falls national park is situated in the northwestern part of Uganda. This is the largest of Uganda National Parks. It covers an area of about 4000 kilometers squared.
The park is characterized by Savannah grasslands, riverine forests, woodland, and swamps. Murchison Falls National Park was gazetted in 1926 and established as a national park in 1952.
The main tourists attraction in Murchison falls national park is Murchison falls. It is from this that the park derives its name it’s also sometimes referred to as “the devils’ cauldron”.
Murchison falls National Park is also among the oldest parks in Uganda. It is in the districts of Masindi, Buliisa, Nwoya, and Kiryadongo. They are all found in the Albertine Rift.
The park is the fact that it is home to four of the big five animals. This include the elephant, lion, buffalo, and the leopard.
Murchison Falls National Park offers the best adventure tours in Uganda. This is because it has a number of tourist attractions and activities.
The park is a home to 76 mammal species and 400 bird species. This makes it a perfect destination for tourists interested in wildlife.
Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park
Your 6 days Uganda safari tour starts with an early breakfast. You will then be transferred to the northern part of the park for a game drive. View Elephants, Buffaloes, Bushbucks, Lions, and a variety of bird species.
Return back to your lodge in time for lunch. Later at 1345hrs you will proceed for a two-hour launch cruise. This will take you to the bottom of the mighty Murchison falls. Here sinister water escapes from the narrow gorge.
Along the way you may see the amazing hippos, crocodiles, water birds along the river banks. You will return back to Yebo Camp or Red Chilli Safari Camp in evening.
Your check-in will be in time for dinner and overnight at this lodge.
Day 3: Murchison Falls – Kibale Forest National Park
The day starts with and early breakfast. Your 6 days Uganda safari tour then departs to Kibale National Park. This will be a scenic long drive which will take approximately 8 hours.
You will go through Masindi and Hoima past Lake Albert. On a clear day, the view on the top of the Albert rift is spectacular. Enjoy some lunch before you head towards the legendary ‘Mountains of the moon’.
The drive traverses the scenic tea plantations to Fort portal. This historic town is in the foothills of the Ruwenzori Mountains. Your arrival will; be in time for hot shower, dinner and overnight at Rwenzori View Guest House.
Kibale National Park
This forest has one of the richest ecosystems in the whole of Africa. It contains over 340 birds species and 14 species of snakes. There are 27 species of frogs and toads and at least 20 species of other reptiles. Kibale is known to have at least 200 species of butterflies.
Other animals here include chimpanzee, elephant, bush pig, giant forest hog, bats and rodents.
Kibale National Park is a primatologist’s dream. It hosts a population of more than 1,000 chimpanzees. Of this one 80-strong community has been habituated to tourist visits.
Kibale has a-dozen observed monkey species. They include the acrobatic red colobus and black-and-white colobus, and the handsome L’Hoest’s monkey.
Kibale in essence is a migratory route and corridor. It is between Queen Elizabeth National park and parks to the north.
It is the most accessible of Uganda’s large forests. It is home to a large diversity of flora and fauna and secret trails.
Chimpazee groups have been habituated and can be visited with relative ease. Accommodation is available at near by Ndali Lodge as well as inside the park. there is also Primate lodge among others here.
Day 4: Kibale Forest – Queen Elizabeth National Park
Begin this day of the 6 days cheap Uganda camping safari tour with an early breakfast. You will report to the ranger station in Kibale National Park at 08.00 am.
This is in time for a short briefing ob chimpanzee trekking in Kibale. Embark on chimp trekking accompanied by an armed ranger and a guide. These delightful apes, more related to humans than to any other living creature.
The Chimpanzees are tremendous fun to watch as they squabble and play in fruiting trees. The diverse forest is home to over 13 species of primates. They include red Colobus monkey, the rare L’Hoest, blue monkey and grey mangabey. we also have pottos, black faced vervet monkeys, baboons and also bush babies.
After lunch you will leave for Queen Elizabeth National Park. Your entrance will be via the Northern crater Area.
You will see beautiful lakes and rich grasslands which are set deep in the crater valley. This gives Queen Elizabeth National Park is the most breathtaking scenery. You will be at the Albertine Rift Hostels in time for dinner and overnight.
Queen Elizabeth national Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the most popular game parks in Uganda and in east Africa. It is located in the western part of Uganda about 376km from Kampala.
Queen Elizabeth national park is known for its variety of wildlife. most of the wildlife here killed in the Uganda-Tanzania war.
The park is a true nature hub with several natural attractions. This makes Queen Elizabeth National park a suitable option for Uganda safaris.
It has volcanic features which include volcanic cones and deep craters. QENP also includes the Maramagambo Forest, not to mention the various species. Some of them can be found in the outer part of Queen Elizabeth National Park.
Queen Elizabeth National Park is famous for its tree climbing lions. Queen Elizabeth national park is home to several mammals and birds. It is documented to have about 95 animal species and 612 bird species. The variety is well worth a visit to the park.
Animal residents of the park include; the Uganda kob, warthog, elephant and waterbuck. We also have giant forest hog, leopards, lions and hyenas. There are topi found in Ishasha, and primate in maramagambo forest and Kyambura Gorge.
This Uganda National Park has 612 bird species. They include; the martial eagle, black-rumped buttonquail and African skimmer. Others are Chapin’s flycatcher, pink backed pelicans and white-winged warbler.
We cant leave out papyrus canary, papyrus gonolek and so many more. The park is every birdwatchers dream.
Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park
You will enjoy an early breakfast at your Queen Elizabeth budget camp. This will be followed by morning game drive. In Kasenyi area you will be able to see many elephants.
Others to be seen on the 6 days Uganda safari tour include lions and hyenas. You may also see Uganda kobs, waterbuck and bushbucks. You will return back to your camp for some rest and lunch.
In the afternoon you will have a boat trip on the Kazinga Channel. This gives you the opportunity to view wildlife up close. They include crocodiles, hippos as they huff and spray mere feet away from the boat, buffalo.
The shores of the channel are also home to an array of birds. Included here are pink backed pelicans, pied and malachite kingfishers. Saddle billed stork and many others may also be seen.
After this wonderful afternoon, enjoy a slow drive back to Albertine Rift Hostels. Enjoy your evening at leisure with dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 6: Queen Elizabeth – Drive to Kampala
You will have an early breakfast and drive back to Kampala. You will be arriving in the early afternoon. You will end your 6 day cheap Uganda camping safari tour with a drop off at your hotel in Kampala.
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6 Days Cheap Uganda Camping Safari Tour Costs
The 6 Days Cheap Uganda Camping Safari Tour cost includes
- Accommodation with meals as per program
- Bottled water
- All Park entrance fees
- Private safari-vehicle
- An English speaking guide
- Boat Cruise on Kazinga Channel
- Uganda Chimpanzee tracking permit
- Government taxes
- Lots of fun and African sunshine
The 6 Days Cheap Uganda Camping Safari Tour cost does not include
- Items of personal use
- All drinks, beverages and alcohol other than what is served at breakfast
- Deviation from the Itinerary
- Tips and porterage
What you carry for your 6 Days Cheap Uganda Camping Safari Tour
- Sun glasses
- Camera gear
- Sun Screen
- Insect Repelant
- Rain Coat
- Long pants
- Heavy and light clothes
- Sturdy hiking boots