5 days Chimps and Murchison

5 days Chimps and Murchison

Murchison falls national park is the largest national park in Uganda covering an area of about 4000 square kilometers, The park is very rich in diversity hence being an habitat to over 46 mammal species, over 450 bird species and many tree species.

5 days Chimps and Murchison offers outstanding views ranging from the famous Murchison falls which is the world’s strongest water fall to forests, Victoria Nile the longest river in the world and many more.

Itinerary

Day 1 Kampala to Murchison falls

After morning breakfast, you will be met by our Driver Guide who will brief you on the itinerary, drive to Murchison Park from Kampala via Bombo and Masindi town to Murchison falls National Park safari. Have either lunch in Masindi or a picnic lunch in Kaniyo – Pabidi forest. Proceed to kichumbanyobo gate accessing Murchison falls National Park late afternoon. Drive to the “Top of the falls” for a breathtaking sight of the raging Nile and witness it forcing its way through a rocky gap barely six meters wide, point where the Nile River detonates through a narrow gorge and cascades down to become a placid river. Have Dinner and over night

Day 2: Murchison Falls NPK:

Go for an early morning game drive on at the Northern Bank of the Murchison falls National Park to view animals at their natural habitat, the African Savannah like giraffe, elephant, antelope, lion, and the Uganda Kob. Mid morning return to the lodge for breakfast, relaxation and lunch. After lunch, go to the Nile river for a launch cruise that leads to the Bottom of the roaring falls where huge crocodiles, schools of hippos, buffaloes, elephants and a variety of water birds like herons, ducks, cormorants, bee-eaters, skimmers, kingfishers, fish eagle and the rare shoebill are seen. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3 Murchison falls to Kibale forest national park

On this day we will drive southward down the western edge of Uganda, through winding agricultural lands, where villagers and their children show their friendly nature and wave out and you may glimpse the Ugandan way of rural life. We will enter the crater-lake region located underneath the magnificent Rwenzori Mountains. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 4 Chimpanzee trekking and Bigodi swamp walk

After an early morning breakfast, walk to the briefing point in Kibaale NP reported to be home to the greatest variety and highest concentration of primates in the world. Thirteen (13) different species have been identified here. We shall go for Chimp tracking where we have a chance to see a variety of other primates like the Grey-cheeked Mangabeys, Vervet, L’Hoerst and Red tailed Monkeys, Olive Baboons, Red, Black and white Colobus Monkeys, afternoon swamp walk in Bigodi wetland for a variety of primates we may have missed in the forest. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 5 Departure

Morning breakfast will be served as we check out of our lodge then drive to Kampala we shall have a brief stop at the equator and the royal drum makers

Costs include

  • Ground transport
  • Boat cruise
  • Park entrance fees
  • Vehicle entrance
  • Services of an English speaking guide
  • Enroute lunches and bottled water in the safari vehicle
  • Game drive

Costs exclude

  • Visa fees
  • Air ticket
  • All extras and optional activities at the accommodation for example laundry, beverages
  • Insurance
  • Tips to the guide

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