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6 Days Murchison Falls and  Chimpanzee Trekking with Wildlife Safari

6 Day Murchison Falls and  Chimpanzee Trekking with Wildlife Safari. The highlights of this park include the roaring rapids of the Murchison, the rolling plains of Uganda’s largest national park and the Big Five sighting. You will thereafter move to Kibale, the animal capital. Expect to encounter human’s closest wild relation, the chimps firsthand. You will be allured by these awesome apes. Finally, move to Queen Elizabeth NP where you can expect a boat trip along the Kazinga means and a game drive.

The Highlights of the Safari:

Travel to  Murchison Falls National Park via Rhino Tracking in Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Murchison Falls National Park – Morning Game Drive and Boat Cruise to the top of falls

Depart from Murchison Falls National Park to  Kibale Forest National Park

Kibale Forest National Park – Chimpanzee Tracking and Bigodi Community Encounter  then Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Queen Elizabeth National Park – Morning  Game Drive and Boat Cruise along  Kazinga Channel

Transfer to Entebbe International Airport

 

Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1: Travel to  Murchison Falls National Park via Rhino Tracking in Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Your safari starts from the hotel or Entebbe Airport where your guide/driver will pick you and hit the road to Murchison Falls National Park. The highlights of this park include the roaring rapids of the Murchison, the rolling plains of Uganda’s largest national park,6Day Murchison Falls where you will have the chance of viewing lions, giraffes, hartebeest, buffalo, and elephants.

Then surely you will be allured by the mass of hippos and the Nile crocodiles here. For birders, Murchison Falls boasts 450 bird types including the elusive shoebill stork, dwarf kingfisher, the white-thigh hornbill, and the Goliath heron among others.

Meanwhile, 6Day Murchison Falls you’ll make a pause at Zziwa Rhino home for your first Big Five meeting where you will have an hour of rhino tracking then for another stop will be in Masindi in order to enjoy your lunch once done, continue to the park and check in to your rooms to relax for the evening.

Location: Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary 

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Pakuba Safari Lodge

Budget: Nkundwa Nile View Lodge 

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner 

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout 

 

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park – Morning Game Drive and Boat Cruise to the top of falls

After an early breakfast,6Day Murchison Falls tour the northern section of Murchison with a high mass of savannah wildlife. Enjoy game viewing and photography of elephants, buffalos, waterbucks, giraffes, Uganda Kobs, lions, the leopards plus a variety of bird types then return to your rooms for lunch and then go for a launch trip to the base of the falls cruise past huge hippo pods, crocodiles, bathing buffalo, and many aquatic birds adorning the north bank on the way to the mighty waterfalls.

While, you will have a chance to take thousands of pictures, so carry your camera with you if you like. Also, you can proceed for a hike to the top of the falls. Similarly, the hike is a hard one but the thrill on reaching the top is unforgettable. Lastly, return to your rooms to relax, and enjoy dinner and your overnight.

Location: Murchison Falls National Park  

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Pakuba Safari Lodge

Budget: Nkundwa Nile View Lodge 

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner 

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout 

 

Day 3: Depart from Murchison Falls National Park to  Kibale Forest National Park

After breakfast at your room, 6Day Murchison Falls drive to the top of the falls (if you didn’t hike yesterday) where you will have amazing views of the falls. If you hiked, you can depart for Kibale Forest National Park. Kibale is highest at the park’s northern tip, which stands 1,590 m above sea level.

The lowest point is 1,100 m on the floor of the Albertine Rift Valley to the south and covers 795 sq. km of beautiful forest. You will have lunch en route. This park is liked for its animals like chimpanzees, colobus monkeys, red-cheeked monkeys and red-tailed monkeys. On your chimpanzee trails, they are regularly seen swinging in the forest trees and others feeding on the wild fruits. On arrival, you will do little but check into your room where you will have dinner and the overnight rest.

Location: Kibale Forest National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge 

Mid-Range: Chimpanzee Forest Lodge

Budget: Kibale Forest Camp

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner 

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout 

 

Day 4:  Kibale Forest National Park – Chimpanzee Tracking and Bigodi Community Encounter  then Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Today you will meet some serious animals business! Kibale Forest National Park boasts the highest number of animal types in the world such as chimpanzees about 5,000 chimpanzees live in the wild in Uganda,6Day Murchison Falls which makes it a perfect place to spot them! An experienced ranger will take you chimp tracking in the morning.

However the activity begins at 8.00 am with a briefing regarding the rules of walking the chimpanzees. Afterward, you’ll set off to search for them in the forest. Once you locate the chimpanzees, you will have a full hour with them. Then return to the lodge for lunch after which you will head out for Queen Elizabeth National Park.  Finally you will arrive in the evening and have an overnight stay at your booked room

Location: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Twin Lake Safari Lodge

Budget: Irungu Forest Safari Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner 

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout 

 

Day 5:  Queen Elizabeth National Park – Morning  Game Drive and Boat Cruise along  Kazinga Channel

On this day,6Day Murchison Falls you will have a game drive and launch trip (boat trip) on the Kazinga Channel. Early in the morning, you will go out for a game drive through the park, with fine views of the plains, valleys, terraced hills, and wild animals such as reedbuck, bushbuck, Kobs, warthog, elephant, lion, buffalo, and so much more. Have a break and relax then you will eat lunch at the lodge.

Meanwhile the afternoon tour entitles a launch trip (boat trip) on the Kazinga means a water stream joining Lake Edward and Lake George. The means attracts a large school of hippos and Nile crocodiles, besides the variety of birds that flock the reed shores for instance  the shoebill, pelicans, kingfishers, saddle-billed stork, and sometimes the crowned cranes.  Later return to your rooms in time for your dinner.

Location: Queen Elizabeth National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Twin Lake Safari Lodge

Budget: Irungu Forest Safari Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner 

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout 

 

Day 6:   Transfer to Entebbe International Airport

Depending on your departure time, you may opt to visit the Katwe Salt Lake or go for explosion crater drive before exiting Queen Elizabeth. Else, depart for Entebbe straight away after your breakfast. You will be dropped off in Entebbe Airport or taken to your preferred hotel. Thus the end of our 6 Days Murchison Falls and  Chimpanzee Trekking with Wildlife Safari.

Location: Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary 

Accommodation Option:

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner 

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout 

 

The package price includes:

Return airport transfers (pick up and drop off)

Private transport for 6 days in a well-modified safari land-cruiser (4WD, air-conditioned and pop-up roof)

Flue for 6 days

English safari guide for 6 days

Private mid-range accommodation for 6 nights on full board (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

All en-route meals and bottled mineral water throughout your tour

All park entrance and activities feel and all applicable government taxes

Bigodi sanctuary swamp and community safari

1 chimpanzee tracking permit per person (Kibale forest national park)

A visit to katwe salt mining village

Morning and evening game drive safari at Queen Elizabeth national park

2 hours afternoon boat cruise along the kazinga channel

A visit to the Equator land mark

 

The package price excludes;

International and domestic flights

Country entry visa

Personal travel insurance

Items of personal nature/laundry/telephone charges

Souvenirs and gifts

Tips

Alcoholic and other soft drinks (sodas, special juice order at the lodge and wines)

 

 

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