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5 Days Murchison Falls and Kibale Chimpanzee Safari

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Overview

Overview

This 5 Days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda takes you for an impressive wildlife tour and Chimpanzee Trekking in Murchison Falls National Park and Kibale Forest National Park for a broader trekking experience. Among other activities are Game Viewing and Launch Trips that will definitely make this trip awesome.

Summarized itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Murchison Falls

Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking

Day 5: Transfer to Kampala

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Murchison Falls

On the first day of your 5 Days Murchison Falls safari, you will be met by Peak Cruise 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.

Accomodation:

Luxury: Para Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Murchison River Lodge

Budget: Heritage Safari Lodge

 

Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise

On this 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!

Accomodation:

Luxury: Para Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Murchison River Lodge

Budget: Heritage Safari Lodge

 

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park

Today, 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 as you prepare for the following day primate encounter. Dinner and overnight stay.

Accomodation:

Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge.

Mid-range: Primate Lodge

Budget: Chimpanzee forest guest house,

 

Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking

After breakfast on day 4, you will report to the park headquarters for briefing and proceed for chimpanzee tracking near Kanyanchu. This is a stunning activity that draws you closer to man’’ closest relative, it can take you up tp 6 hours. There are other primates in the area like the L’Hoest monkey, baboons, white and black colobus monkeys, grey cheeked 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 that can be encountered during your chimpanzee experience. Retire and return for dinner and overnight as above.

Accomodation:

Luxury: Kyaninga Lodge.

Mid-range: Primate Lodge

Budget: Chimpanzee forest guest house,

 

Day 5: Transfer 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. Thanks you for choosing Peak Cruise Safaris!

End of 5 Days Murchison Falls safari.

Safari inclusions

  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites Including  protected areas mentioned.
  • Full board accommodation on safari.
  • Chimpanzee tracking permit.
  • A professional English speaking driver/ guide.
  • Bottled water  when on safari.
  • Fees for activities of tourists.

Safari Exclusions

  • Laundry services
  •  Beverages / drinks  of personal nature like alcohol.
  •  Airport transfers arranged on request.
  • Visas
  • Other activity fees that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tips for drivers/guides and other staff members.
  • International flights arranged on request.
  • Domestic flights arranged on request.
  • Any other extras not mentioned in the itinerary.

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Important to Note

A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
The deposit is fully refunded if the booking is canceled up to 45 days before arrival.
Balance should be paid 60 days before arrival.

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