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13- Day Murchison, Kibale Queen Elizabeth, Lake Mburo, Bwindi Safari

Discover the beauty of ‘The Pearl of Africa’ and some of the highlights of the country on this twelve-day safari.  Visit Murchison Falls National park, enjoy guided game walks with endangered white Rhinos in Ziwa sanctuary. Visit the mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, track chimpanzees in both Kibale Forest National Park and enjoy game drives and cruises in Queen Elizabeth National Park and Lake Mburo National Park with its wide range of wildlife, including the famous tree climbing lions. This awe-inspiring Safari will intoxicate every one of your senses.

Giraffe in Queen Elizabeth National Park


Day 1: Entebbe/Kampala

Upon arrival in Entebbe you will be received by our friendly staff and transferred to your hotel in Kampala/ Entebbe. Accommodation at Aura Safaris and Mission Tours has been handpicked to ensure that our guests get the best experience and a taste of Uganda’s culture and hospitality after a long flight.

*Depending on your time of arrival, you may partake in an optional Excursion

Accommodation: Entebbe/ Kampala  - dinner and 1 night 

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park

After morning breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked from your hotel and transferred to Murchison Falls National Park Uganda’s biggest natural reserve. The park is a habitat for big 4 game including elephants, buffaloes, lions and leopards. En route to Murchison falls you will have a stopover for about 2 to 3 hours at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. Enjoy a guided nature walk in the sanctuary which brings you close with the endangered white rhinos. Continue on with your journey to Murchison falls. Upon arrival at the park late afternoon, you will connect to your lodge for relaxation and enjoy the sunset.

*Optional night game drives can be organised 

Accommodation: Murchison  - 2 Nights and all meals 

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park

After an early morning breakfast at the lodge, you will go for a morning game drive, and a ranger with extensive knowledge of the park will join you in your vehicle. On the drive you will be able to view a variety of wildlife including elephants, lions, Uganda kobs, Rothschild giraffes, and oribis. As this is a private game drive you can ask your guide to tailor your trip towards specific birdlife and/or wildlife if you like. After the drive you will return to your lodge for lunch.

In the afternoon you will proceed for a cruise along the Nile which will give you a view of Murchison Falls, which is a highlight of the day. On this private 3-hour journey you will pass by breathtaking scenery, as well as crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes, water birds, monkeys and others that come down to the Nile. For your comfort, complimentary drinks will be served on-board. The boat will drop you near the waterfall for your hike up to the top of the falls. After which you will meet your driver who will transfer you back to your lodge

Day 4: Kibale National Park

After having a relaxed breakfast, you will take a 6 hour journey to the Kibale National Park. The journey will take you through stunning landscapes. The hills and mountains you drive through are green and pristine. You will also pass the tea plantations of Fort Portal. On arrival you will check into you accommodation and enjoy the sunset.

Accommodation: Kibale - 2 Nights and all meals 

Day 5: Kibale National Park

After breakfast you will be transferred to the rangers office in the park for a short briefing. Then you will embark on a walk through the rain forest in search of Chimpanzees with trained rangers. 

After lunch there is a nature walk planned through the marsh. During this walk you will spot many different birds and perhaps some monkeys. Most common are the red colobus and vervet monkeys.

*Optional tours can be arranged to Amabeere Caves or Lake Saka

Day 6: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Today you leave the rain forest behind and head for Queen Elizabeth National Park, along the Rwenzori mountains that border's Congo. After a two and half hour drive you will arrive at the park. The ride to the accommodation already gives you a great chance to spot wildlife.

In the late afternoon you will do a short game drive.This spectacular national park is full of game and it is known for its large elephant population.


Accommodation: Queen Elizabeth - 3 Nights and all meals 

Day 7: Queen Elizabeth National Park

After an early breakfast, you will catch up with the early risers as your driver takes you for the morning game drive. It is an amazing experience to have great chances of spotting wild animals like; Buffalo, Uganda kob (Uganda national antelope), Elephants, Hippos, Lions, Leopards, water bucks, warthogs and many other wild animals.

After that excellent drive, you will return to your lodge for relaxation.


After lunch, you will go for an amazing launch cruise on Kazinga Channel where you will have exciting and unforgettable memories. There also a water sail which provide a magnificent platform for photography taking and across the board game viewing. As you disembark from the boat cruise, you will be met your guide for the drive back to the hotel for your dinner and overnight stay.

*Optional Hot air Ballooning can be organised during the safari in Queen Elizabeth National park

Day 8: Queen Elizabeth National Park

After an early morning breakfast, prepare for a transfer to the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park found in the southern end of the conservation area. This woodland sector famous for its tree climbing lions. On arrival you will check in at and  your lunch, and in the afternoon enjoy a game drive at the Ishasha in search for unmatched prides of tree climbing lions offering a fascinating experiences due to uncommonness and later return to for Dinner and overnight.

*Optional chimp tracking at Kyambura Gorge drives can be organised 

Day 9: Bwindi impenetrable  National Park

After a relaxed Breakfast, Embark on your journey to the famous Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Enjoy the scenic drive, passing through various local villages and the lush green countryside & hills which characterise so much of south western Uganda. Once you are in the forest park, it is one of the richest ecosystems in Africa, and the diversity of species is a feature of the park. It provides habitat for some 120 species of mammals, 348 species of birds, 220 species of butterflies, 27 species of frogs, chameleons, geckos and many endangered species.

Accommodation: Bwindi National Park - 2 Nights and all meals 

Day 10: Bwindi impenetrable  National Park

After your breakfast, along with your packed lunch, you will report to the park premises for registration by 8:00am, and be briefed by Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger guides. Begin your gorilla trek with experienced guides and trackers who will willingly share with you a lot of information about the history and routine of the Gorillas. The search for these majestic animals will take you through a thick untamed rainforest, where you'll be scrambling through deep undergrowth and climbing over mossy rocks, however the encounter is worth the effort. Watching gorillas in their natural habitat is a memory that will last a lifetime.

 *Optional evening visit to the Batwa communities and get to learn about their culture and traditions.

**Full day Habituation Experience can be organised at request

Day 11: Lake Mburo National Park

After breakfast, our tour guide will transfer you to Lake Mburo National Park.  After approximately a four hour drive you will reach the park in the afternoon. After Checking-in at the lodge you will have lunch, followed by a boat cruise on the lake. This ride will reward you with sights of hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and zebras. After which you will return to the lodge to relax.

Accommodation: Lake Mburo - 2 Nights and all meals 

Day 12: Lake Mburo National Park

Early in the morning you will go on a game drive through the park in search of wildlife. You will most likely see the Ugandan kob, zebras, impalas, elephants and buffaloes – just to mention a few! After the game drive you will have lunch and relax at your lodge

Day 13: Kampala/Entebbe 

Have a relaxed breakfast at the accommodation with a spectacular view from the lodge. Then begin your journey back to Kampala or Entebbe as you view beautiful scenery along the way. You will have lunch en route and Stopover at the Equator where you can take Photographs. Thereafter proceed to Entebbe for your onward flight.

*Flight from Kihihi airstrip can be organised upon request 

**Depending on your time of arrival back to Entebbe you may have an optional Excursion

Accommodation: Entebbe/Kampala Not provided 

Note: Depending on your flight, accommodation after the Safari can be arranged at an extra cost.


- Lake Mburo National Park

- Murchison Falls National Park

- Kibale National Park

- Queen Elizabeth National Park

- Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Package Inclusions:

- 12 nights accommodation including breakfast

  • 1 night in Entebbe

  • 2 nights Lake Mburo National Park

  • 2 nights Murchison Falls National Park

  • 2 nights Kibale National park

  • 2 nights Queen Elizabeth National Park

  • 2 nights Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

- Accommodation varies from Luxury, Mid-range and budget.

-Meals as specified in the itinerary

- Includes wildlife  permits and game rangers fees.

- Tour guide and all Transportation including meet and greet services,airport transfers to Entebbe.

Package exclusions:

- International Flights: We can assist with your flights to match your itinerary.
*If you have already booked your flight, please provide us your flight details or send us copies of e-tickets when you book/enquire.

-Travel expenses (unless covered by Aura Safaris).

-Activities or tours: Except as mentioned in the Package inclusions.

- Alcoholic drinks unless provided as part of an activity.
-Admission fees: Except as mentioned in the Package inclusions.

-Personal expenses

-Travel insurance


*Optional tours can be arranged to Amabeere Caves or Lake Saka

*Optional Hot air Ballooning can be organised during the safari in Queen Elizabeth National park

*Optional chimp tracking at Kyambura Gorge drives can be organised 

*Optional evening Visit the Batwa communities and get to learn about their culture and traditions.

**whole day Habituation Experience can be organised at request.

*Flight from Kihihi airstrip can be organised upon request 

* No accommodation is provided at the end of the safari however can be arranged at extra cost.

*Please read our Term and conditions. 

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