This 5 days Murchison falls wildlife and chimpanzee safari takes you Murchison falls National Park and Kibale Forest National Park, must see destinations in Uganda.
5 Days Wildlife and Chimpanzee tour Overview
Murchison Falls National Park was formally known as Kabalega national park, it is endowed with variety of wildlife and visiting this sight means you have a chance to spot all the big five animals (Rhinos at Ziwa sanctuary, lions, elephants, buffaloes and leopard) plus other wildlife species like the warthogs, bush bucks, Topi, Oribi and giraffes. Activities to encounter include the game viewing, boat cruise (launch trips), a visit to the top of the falls, birding, Rhino tracking and Chimpanzee Trekking.
Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park
Breakfast, meet our guide and thereafter transfer to north-western Uganda via the Luwero Nakasongola and stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking and later have your lunch and then after drive through the Budongo forest and visit the top of the falls to experience the amazing water flow through the rock gorge. Murchison Falls National Park is one of the best places for Uganda tours. Dinner and overnight at Chobe safari lodge/Paraa safari lodge/Murchison River lodge/Sambiya River lodge/Fort Murchison lodge. Meal plan: H/B
Day 2: Game drive & Boat cruise
Early breakfast, after take early morning game drive through the northern part of the park and will reward you with animals like Lions, elephants, hyenas, Giant forest hogs, Bush bucks, Warthogs, Hyenas, civets, aardvarks, Leopards, and many more. Lunch, after in the afternoon you will go for a boat ride on the River Nile close to the amazing falls. The launch cruise will reward you with game like hippos, elephants, buffaloes and birds at the shores. Return to camp for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: F/B
Day 3: Murchison Falls – Kibale Forest National Park
Take cup of breakfast, embark your safari truck and drive to Kibale national park via southern part of the park via the Great Rift Valley escarpments and take scenic sightseeing amazing photographs, lunch en-route! After drive with the unforgettable view of the fabled mountain of the moon. Dinner and overnight at Kibale primate cottages/Kibale safari lodge/Kibale forest camp. Meal plan: F/B
Day 4: Chimpanzee Trekking & Bigodi Swamp Walk
Early breakfast, enter the forest in search for chimpanzees the experience is quiet exciting and adventurous. Expect to see other species of primates such as Baboons, Red Columbus monkey, Black and white Columbus monkey, Grey cheeked mangabeys, Red tailed monkey, Birds like sun birds, Turaco, pitas and other bird species, butter fly species etc. Lunch after take a leisurely walk at Bigodi / Magombe swamp to search for the rare shoe bill/Sitatunga and other primates. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight, Meal plan: F/B
Day 5: Kibale Forest – Kampala
Have breakfast, transfer to Amabere caves to experience the historical legendary tale of the Bachwezi, visit the sightseeing like the water falls, crater Lakes, hill hiking and the panoramic view of the amazing cones of mountain Rwenzori. Lunch after transfer back to Kampala/Entebbe for your scheduled return flight back home with memories of your 5 days Murchison falls and Kibale forest safari.
Also see: 3 days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari
End of 5 Days Murchison Falls & Kibale safari.