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5 Days Martyrs’ Day & Wildlife Tour
5 Days Martyrs’ Day & Wildlife TourChris Owen2022-06-09T12:53:57+00:00
Trekking, Safari, Culture, River cruise
Namugongo shrine – Kampala
Entebbe International Airport
This 5 Days Martyrs’ Day & Wildlife Tour engages you in the Martyr’s day festival at Namugongo shrine & encounter wildlife in Queen Elizabeth national park.
The main focus of this journey is an expansive 3-day expedition of Queen Elizabeth National Park, one of Ugandas most-well known parks. This features a stop at the Equator, a cultural visit to royal drum makers, a River cruise and numerous big game drives in the morning and evening. As well as this, prior to reaching Queen Elizabeth national park, you can enjoy a day of relaxation on day one as you are taken to your accommodation, and on day two you can celebrate the Martyr’s day festival at Namugongo shrine.
Queen Elizabeth National Park
Celebrate Martyr’s day | Small town visits in Queen Elizabeth National Park | Equator stop | Kasenyi plains game drive | Kazinga Channel boat cruise | Optional game drive
See Namugongo shrine | Small Queen Elizabeth towns | Equator | Birds and animals of Queen Elizabeth national park
You will be picked by our guide who will transfer you to your accommodation.
Day 2: Celebration of the Martyrs’ day
After early morning breakfast, you will be picked by the driver and transfer you at Namugongo shrine where the celebration of the Martyrs’ day takes place. After you will return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Queen Elizabeth tree climbing lions
Day 3: Begin your 3 Day Queen Elizabeth wildlife safari
From your lodge, take an early morning to drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park. Our guide will brief you before you start this journey, that takes you through small towns along Kampala-Mbarara road. You can see royal drum makers along the way, small markets and a stop at the Equator. Lunch will be served en route to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a short relaxation and an evening game drive if time allows.
Day 4: Morning game drive and afternoon Kazinga Boat cruise
In the morning, you’ll drive to Kasenyi plains for the first of your game drives. It boasts several wild animals where, on a good day, you may spot big cats like lions and leopards hunting, buffaloes, elephants, several antelopes, warthogs and a host of other small mammals. Return to the lodge for lunch and then drive to Mweya peninsular for a two hour boat cruise on Kazinga channel. You will have high chances of spotting hippos, birds, elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles and so much more. Retire to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Drive back to Kampala or Entebbe
You may choose to do another game drive before returning to Entebbe, depending on your flight time. You can stopover to view crater lakes and the rift valley floor and then arrive late afternoon in Kampala or Entebbe.