7 DAYS BUDGET SAFARI [ MURCHISON FALLS AND CHIMPANZEE TRACKING]

7 Days

This is a 7days/ 6nights safari taking us to Murchison falls national park located in Masindi district in the north western part of Uganda with the size of 3840km. The park is blessed with 144 mammals, 556 bird species, 51 reptiles and 51 amphibians with a number of great numbers of elephants. The park offers some novel means of traversing this wildlife cornucopia, with the usual game drives being supplemented by river cruises among others. We shall undertake a game drive in the park for a big game viewing and a boat ride on Victoria Nile.

Kibale national park with the highest concentration of primates in Africa. It has a total of 13 primate species with over 1500 chimpanzees. Have a visit to the park for an interesting adventure of chimpanzee trekking. This safari start and ends in Kampala.

Trip Overview

This is a 7days/ 6nights safari taking us to Murchison falls national park located in Masindi district in the north western part of Uganda with the size of 3840km. The park is blessed with 144 mammals, 556 bird species, 51 reptiles and 51 amphibians with a number of great numbers of elephants. The park offers some novel means of traversing this wildlife cornucopia, with the usual game drives being supplemented by river cruises among others. We shall undertake a game drive in the park for a big game viewing and a boat ride on Victoria Nile.

Kibale national park with the highest concentration of primates in Africa. It has a total of 13 primate species with over 1500 chimpanzees. Have a visit to the park for an interesting adventure of chimpanzee trekking. This safari start and ends in Kampala.

Trip Highlights

  • Day 1; Arrival
  • Day 2; Transfer to Murchison falls national park with a stopover at Ziwa rhino sanctuary
  • Day 3: Morning game drive and launch cruise plus hiking on top of the falls
  • Day 4: Transfer to fort portal the tourism city of Uganda
  • Day 5; Chimpanzee tracking in Kibale forest national park
  • Day 6; Visit Amabele Ga Nyina Mwiru and hike the crater field
  • Day7: Transfer back to Kampala

Itinerary

Day 1; :
Arrival

Upon your arrival at Entebbe international airport, you will meet our guide from Avelisa tours and travel who will give you a warm welcome and then transfer you to your hotel for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay. Enjoy Entebbe as you prepare for tomorrow’s road trip to Murchison falls national park.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Pick you up and transfer to Murchison falls. You will have a stopover at Ziwa rhino sanctuary the only place in Uganda where one can track rhinos. Ziwa is a home to 32 southern white wild rhinos. You will have an opportunity to be closer to these beautiful wild creatures. Have lunch and proceed to Murchison falls national park for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The day starts at 7:00am you will be taken for your morning game drive along the delta of Lake Albert where you will see the park’s great savannah, grasslands and overlooking Budongo forest.

Throughout the safari you will be escorted by the guide/ranger who is familiar with the area and knows where to find the animals. You will also see several mammals including warthogs, lions, hyenas, giraffes among others.

Then you will head back to your lodge for lunch, freshen up and prepare for the mega launch cruise. While on the cruise, prepare to sport more than 200 bird species (shoebill, kingfishers’ flamingoes etc) Nile crocodiles, hippos, elephants among others.

The boat will slowly take you up to the foot of the Murchison falls were you will have a hike to the top of the falls. You will be amused by the great falls with wonderful surrounding vegetation. The water from the falls generates mist which has colors of the rainbow. Hike the falls and have a clear scenic view of the devils cauldron.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and embark on a drive to fort portal Uganda’s tourism city. The drive is so scenic with beautiful landscape, have lunch on your arrival and go for a city tour around fort portal or the tea plantations. Return for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After you fruitful breakfast, have your lunch packed and transfer to Kibale national park for the ultimate chimpanzee tracking experience. On arrival, you will be appointed a guide who will brief you and take you around through the trails. The trek takes 1-6hours depending on where the chimpanzees are located. During trekking, you will be able to view other primate species like the black and white colobus monkeys, L’Hoest’s monkeys, vervet monkeys, olive baboons, view different bird species plants and tree species among others. Once the chimps are found, you will be allowed to spend one hour with them in their natural habitat giving you an opportunity to learn more about their behaviors, watch them carryout their daily activities, take photos and record the incredible moments to show friends back home after the safari. Return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy breakfast and have a visit to Amabele Ga Nyina Mwiru. Retreat for lunch and undertake an adventurous hike to the crater field. The crater lakes were formed as a result of vulcanicity, with violent eruption causing the top of a volcano to be blown off, leaving a crater. The lakes are so many and vary size and character. Return to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After having breakfast, embark on a drive back to Kampala passing through beautiful landscape, plantations with views of mountains of the moon and many more. Have lunch en-route and proceed with the drive to Kampala.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

FAQS ABOUT THIS TRIP

What is the age limit for chimpanzee trekking in kibale forest national park

The age limit for chimpanzee trekking in Kibale forest national park is 12 years and above.

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7 DAYS BUDGET SAFARI [ MURCHISON FALLS AND CHIMPANZEE TRACKING]
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/ Adult
  • Bus , Car
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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