4 Days Big Five Uganda Safari

4 Days Big Five Uganda Safari

4 Days Big Five Uganda Safari Overview

This 4 Days Big Five Uganda Safari presents Uganda’s major highlights; where the Savannah meets the rain-forest. Expect to see animals of the savannas and some members of Big 5, including elephants, lions, leopards and buffaloes in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Things to Note on this 4 Days Big Five Uganda Safari.

  • Gorilla Trekking Permit USD 800
  • Chimpanzee Permit USD 300
  • Golden Monkey Trekking USD100
  • Small Group Safari: Max 6 People per Group
  • Tour Can Depart Any Day
  • Tour Can Be Customized
  • Solo Travelers Can Join This Tour

4 Days Big Five Uganda Safari Summary

  • DAY 1: Arrival at the Airport
  • DAY 2: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park
  • Day 3: Morning Game Drive and Boat Cruise
  • Day 4: Transfer to the Airport for Departure
4 Days Big Five Uganda Safari
Kazinga Channel Boat Cruise.

4 Days Big Five Uganda Safari Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrival at the Airport

Your 4 Days Big Five Queen Elizabeth Safari begins with a warm reception at Entebbe International Airport, where the vibrant culture and hospitality of the country immediately greet you. As you step off the plane, the tropical air embraces you, setting the tone for the experiences ahead.

From the airport, you’ll be transferred to your chosen accommodation, offering a comfortable sanctuary after your journey. Enjoy the outdoor pool and fine dining options to relax and savor the beginning of your Ugandan escapade. As you settle into your accommodation, glimpses of Lake Victoria offer a tranquil backdrop, hinting at the natural wonders that await you in the coming days.


Budget: Namirembe Guest House

Mid-Range: Acacia lodge

Luxury: Protea Hotel

Meal plan: All Included

DAY 2: Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

After breakfast, you will embark on a transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park – one of Uganda’s most frequented tourist destinations. The park features diverse ecosystems called home by a variety of wildlife species – ten primate species (including chimpanzees), more than 600 bird species, and classic big games.

You will stop for lunch en route and Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest National Park and then proceed into the beautiful Queen Elizabeth NP, arriving late afternoon (evening) and do little but just check into the accommodation and relax

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park


Budget: Kasenyi Lake Retreat Lodge

Mid-range: Queen Elizabeth Safari Lodge 

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge

Meals:  All meals included

Day 3: Morning Game Drive and Boat Cruise      

Start the day with early game drives that expose us to diverse animals including the Big Five—elephants, buffaloes, big cats- lions, leopards, and rhinos. More times in the evening, warthogs, hunchback carnivals like hyenas are spotted along the circuits as we drive along, and many more species that are residents to this park.

There is a rich birdlife especially our version of storks in the wetland spots as we reach the flamingoes in the salt lakes at Kasenyi. Enjoy a boat cruise on the famous Kazinga Channel, a 36km channel linking Lake George and Lake Edward. Here you’ll see land and water adapted hippos yawning, the National Geographical society killing machine, the Nile crocodile, gaping along the banks and savannah version of pigs, the warthog-Pumba are a hallmark sign in this animal home.

With your binoculars along the peninsula, you’ll have a magnificent view of birds and animals like the ever-playing African elephants in waters.

Main Destination: Queen Elizabeth National Park


Budget: Kasenyi Lake Retreat Lodge

Mid-range: Queen Elizabeth Safari Lodge 

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge

Meals:  All meals included

Day 4: Transfer to the Airport for Departure.

 After breakfast at your residence, you will be transferred back to Entebbe Airport for a flight back home. The journey will have a number of stopovers including that of the Uganda Equator along Masaka road.

Here you will be able to stand in both the northern and southern hemispheres and also experiment how water swirls in different directions when placed in the northern and southern hemispheres. Take photos and even buy some of the beautiful souvenirs. Head straight to lodge.

Main destination: Entebbe Airport.



All visitors to Uganda must have a valid passport with at least 4 consecutive blanks pages.  Any applicable visa and/or relevant documentation are the responsibility of the traveller.  For further information on Visa requirements visitors are advised to contact their nearest Uganda Embassy or Consulate.




GMT +3


220 Volts/AC50Hz. Sockets are UK style, 3 pin square plugs. Power is from the UMEME in the city/major towns and generator with inverter back up in the Safari Lodges and Camps.


Foreign currency must be changed at the Bank, Bureau de Change, and Hotel/Safari lodge/Camp/Resort.   Major Credit Cards, Master card, Visa, American Express, are usually accepted throughout the country.  Where credit cards are accepted, the payment will normally be recorded in US$ regardless of the card’s default currency.


Dress is mainly informal and should be comfortable as well as practical. Something warm should be brought along for early morning and evenings. Safari clothes are available from hotels/lodges/camps.


Where possible, travel light. Baggage space on safari is limited to medium suitcase or soft bag per person plus reasonable amount of hand luggage. There is 15 Kilogram per person limit on all flights to the wildlife sanctuaries. Excess luggage must be stored in your arrival hotel.


You will find many different of opinion of what is safe and what is not. We recommend for peace of mind, to drink local Bottled Mineral water. It is important to drink plenty of water especially during the hotter months. We would recommend that guests drink at least 2 to 3 liters of water per day to limit the effects of dehydration. 


East Africa is a safe and secure destination; however, it is a good idea to take a few precautions.  Kindly consult your GP or local doctor at least 6 weeks before you travel, with regards:

Malaria prophylactics. East Africa is a known malaria area and preventive measures are essential. You are advised to take one of the recommended anti-malarial drugs.  Be sure to wear long sleeved shorts and trousers after sunset and spray the exposed parts of your body with a mosquito repellent spray

Remember to protect yourself from direct sun rays with sunscreen cream or safari hat.


For those guests with specific dietary requirement, please ensure we are notified prior to travel


As a guideline and dependent on how happy you are, we would suggest the following:

The General Hotel/Lodge/Camp Staff – Approximately U$ 10.00 per person per day

Driver Guides – Approximately US$ 15.00 to US$ 20.00 per person per day


Please be careful when photographing public buildings, airports, bridges, the national flag and people in uniform.  Ensure that you have sought permission before photographing local people and their villages.  If in doubt, please check with your guide.

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