5 Days Chimpanzee Trekking and Wildlife Safari – Murchison Falls and Kibale Forest Uganda
DAY 1: MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK | UGANDA
In the morning our guide will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Murchison Falls National Park in northern Uganda to start your Uganda Safari Holiday. Prior to reaching you accommodation, you will visit the top of the falls to see the great Nile force its way through a narrow 7 meter gorge before thunderously plunging 43 meters below. From here you will cross the Nile by ferry to your accommodation – Paraa Safari Lodge. You will see various animals such as buffaloes, crocodiles and hippos as you cross on the river banks.
Other accommodation options: Sambiya River lodge, or Budget Red Chili Camp (Full Board).
DAY 2: LAUNCH CRUISE, VICTORIA FALLS
Early in the morning you will set out for a game drive. Some of the animals you will see include: Giraffes, antelopes, bush bucks, water bucks as well as several others. Head back to the lodge for a late breakfast and later lunch. in the afternoon, you will set off for a launch cruise on the Nile up to the bottom of the falls. During this amazing voyage, you will see large schools of hippos, and giant crocodiles along the river banks. Return to either Paraa Safari Lodge, or Sambiya River lodge, or Budget Red Chili Camp for dinner and the overnight
DAY 3: FORT-PORTAL, UGANDA
After your breakfast, you will drive southwards to Fortportal town having lunch en route. Dine and slumber at Ndali Lodge, or Rwenzori View guest house, or Kanyankyu campsite
DAY 4: CHIMPANZEE TRACKING, KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK
Begin the day with an early breakfast, and then head to Kanyankyu tourist centre where you will be briefed before Chimpanzee Tracking. Kibale forest has a large number of about 13 primate species including the grey mangabeys, uncommon L’Hoest, pottos, red Colobus monkey, baboons, blue monkey, bush babies and black faced vervet monkeys, among others. A series of shady trails offers great to delight to botanists as well as butterfly lovers, whereas birders will have a lot to enjoy of the 335 bird species. Other wildlife here includes buffaloes, giant forest hogs and various antelope species. Return to the lodge for lunch before going for a nature walk in Bigodi swamp.
Dinner and slumber at Ndali Lodge, or Rwenzori View guest house, or Kanyankyu campsite
DAY 5: DEPARTURE, KAMPALA
In the morning after breakfast, you will drive back to Kampala making a stopover at the Equator to Take photographs as a souvenir of your safari. Later you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. End of Uganda safari