5 Days Ngamba Island, Ziwa Rhino & Murchison Falls
This 5 Days Ngamba Island, Ziwa Rhino & Murchison Falls Uganda safari highlights Chimpanzee Trekking in Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Rhino Trekking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and Wildlife Viewing in Murchisofall falls national park.
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Ngamba Island
as you arrive at Entebbe airport, our company representative together with the guide will be waiting to welcome you and transfer you to the pier for a boat to Ngamba Island. The journey takes 45 minutes on a speed boat and about 2 hours on a motorized canoe.
Arrive at the island where you will be welcomed and briefed by the sanctuary staff. Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary is home to 49 orphaned and rescued Chimpanzees which are released back to the wild after years of habituation. If you go in the morning, you will view morning feeding at 11 am while the evening feeding takes place at 3 pm. After the feeding, you will embark the boat and transfer back to the pier where your guide will be waiting to transfer you to the lodge in Kampala. Dinner and overnight stay at Forest Cottages or Serena Hotel Kampala.
Day 2: Visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Enjoy breakfast and transfer to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary with about 2 hours and a half drive. Ziwa sanctuary is the only place where you can see Rhinos in Uganda. Track Rhinos and spend the full day at the sanctuary including bird watching.
Dinner and overnight at Amuka lodge.
Day 3: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
Have breakfast at leisure and embark on your journey to Murchison Falls National Park arriving in time for lunch. Enter the park and proceed with a visit to top of the falls and continue to the lodge where you will spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing. Dinner and overnight stay at Fort Murchison Lodge or Paraa Safari Lodge.
Day 4: Game drive & Boat Cruise
Have early morning breakfast and head out for a game drive. Look out for Lions, Buffalos, Elephants and a Leopard to sum up your big five list having visited Rhinos at Ziwa. You will encounter other game including Giraffes and different types of antelopes and baboons. Return to the lodge to freshen up and unwind at Paraa as you wait for lunch. In the afternoon, you will go for a boat cruise to the bottom of the Falls. The cruise will get you quite close to Hippos, Crocodiles and a good number of birds. You can then do the guided hike to the top of the falls where you will meet your guide and transfer back to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at the lodge as above.
Day 5: Back to Kampala
Enjoy breakfast and transfer back to Kampala with lunch en-route. Proceed to Entebbe and transfer to Entebbe airport for your flight back home.