5 Days Murchison Falls and Kibale Chimpanzee Safari
This 5 Days Murchison Falls safari highlights Chimpanzee Trekking in Murchison Falls National Park and extends it to Kibale Forest National Park for a broader trekking experience. Among other activities are Game Viewing and Launch Trips.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Murchison Falls
On the first day of your 5 Days Murchison Falls safari, you will be met by our company representative together with the driver / guide upon arrival at Entebbe airport, and transfer to Murchison falls national park. You may have an optional stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking and proceed to Murchison falls with lunch en-route in Masindi town. While on the 5 Days Murchison Falls safari, we shall enter the park through Kachumbanyobo gate and continue to visit the top of the falls. Transfer to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Fort Murchison Lodge or Paraa Safari Lodge.
Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise
On the second day of the 5 Days Murchison Falls safari, you will enjoy an early morning breakfast and go for a game drive hoping to catch sight of other members of the big five! You may see other animals including antelopes and baboons. Return to the lodge to unwind and have lunch. In the afternoon, you will go for a launch / boat cruise on the Nile River to the bottom of the falls.
The cruise will get you close to giant Nile crocodiles, Hippos and a number of birds. Return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight stay as above.
Note: On this day, you can as well opt for a balloon ride in the morning of the game drive!
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park
On the third day of the 5 Days Murchison Falls safari, you will wake up to an early breakfast and embark on your long journey to Kibale Forest National Park. You will have lunch en-route in Fort Portal town and if you wish, visit Amabere ganyinamwiru stalagmites site, waterfall, caves and the crater lakes. Proceed with your journey to Kibale arriving in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at Chimpanzee forest guest house, Primate Lodge or Kyaninga Lodge.
Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking
After breakfast on the fourth day of the 5 Days Murchison Falls safari, you will report to the park headquarters for briefing and proceed for chimpanzee tracking near Kanyanchu. This can take you half a day. There are other primates in the area like the L’Hoest monkey, baboons, white and black colobus monkeys, grey checked mangabey, red colobus, blue monkeys and pottos. Other animals include forest elephants unique from the common type, giant forest hogs and a striking tree species.
Enjoy Lunch and later take a guided nature walk to Bigodi swamp sanctuary, a good site for birders. The Great Blue Turaco and Papyrus Gonolek can easily be marked among the other bird 137 species. There is also an array of butterfly species. Later return for dinner and overnight as above.
Day 5: Back to Kampala
On the last day of the 5 Days Murchison Falls safari, you will enjoy breakfast and transfer back to Kampala with lunch en-route in Mityana town. Drop off at Entebbe airport for your flight back home.
End of 5 Days Murchison Falls safari.