On this 4 days Murchison Falls Uganda wildlife safari, you will go game viewing in Murchison Falls National Park, Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo Forest reserve and a detour to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary to track the White Rhinos on foot safari which is worth the time.
The park is Uganda’s largest conservation area, it covers an area of over 3840 Square Kilometers, concealed by Borassus palms, Acacia trees, Savanna and Riverine woodland on the northern bank while the southern sector is dominated by woodland and forest patches. Murchison Falls national park is a premier Uganda wildlife safari destination commonly known for game viewing wildlife safaris, with variety of wildlife especially mammals viewed on safari drives through the northern game circuits and on launch cruises along the majestic Nile.
The park's safari highlight is the dramatic falls, where the Nile River squeezes into a 7metre gorge and finally falling off 40meters below the Devil’s Cauldron.
Note: On your day of arrival for this Murchison falls Uganda wildlife safari, you will be warmly received by our guide at Entebbe International Airport and be transferred to your overnight accommodation in Kampala. [Optional: a city tour can be done depending on your time of arrival and how you may be feeling]. Overnight (o/n): Sheraton Hotel (Premium) /Imperial Royale Hotel (Luxury) /Cassia lodge (Midrange) /Speke Hotel (Basic); Bed & Breakfast
Day 01: Departure from Kampala to Murchison Falls [Approximately 6hours drive].
Start with breakfast at the hotel; and meet with the guide here, later transfer to the northwestern part of the country to Murchison Falls National Park. You break-off in Nakasongola, to the wilds of Zziwa where you will track the White Rhinos (the first member of the African Big Five you will see on your safari) on foot with a ranger.
Have lunch here, continue to the park and on arrival, proceed to the booked accommodation where dinner and overnight will be:
Meal Plan: Full Board [FB]. Overnight: Nile Safari lodge (Premium) or Paraa Safari lodge (Luxury) or Pakuba Safari lodge (Midrange) or Heritage lodge (Basic).
Day 02: Launch trip, Hike to the falls and Game drive
After breakfast, proceed to Paraa where you set-off for a one-way launch cruise along the Nile to the bottom of the astonishing falls. You will spot some game, reptiles and birds along the banks. At the end of the launch, you will participate in an adventurous hike to the top of the exploding falls where you will cool-off in the misty spray, the top of the falls present stunning Kodak moments on this Murchison Falls Uganda safari.
In the late afternoon you will hit the golden savannas on the Northern bank for a safari game drive where you will see wildlife like; the African Elephant, Elusive Lion, Jackson’s Hartebeests, Uganda Kobs and many more. Return to lodge after the game drive for dinner and overnight. Meal Plan: Full Board [FB].
Day 03: Game drive and Chimpanzee tracking
Today you will have another game drive in the early hours to track more wildlife. The morning presents more opportunities to find the predators before returning to their hideouts and early grazers that frequent the fresh grasses.
Later transfer to the southern section in the direction of Budongo Forest Reserve where you will track Chimpanzees in Kaniyo Pabidi sector. This mahogany and iron wood forest reserve hosts large numbers of primates and birds that you may encounter.
Meal Plan: Full Board: Overnight: Nile Safari lodge (Premium) or Paraa Safari lodge (Luxury) or Murchison River lodge (Midrange) or Budongo Eco-lodge (Basic).
Day 04: Travel Back to Kampala or Entebbe. [Approx. 6 hours drive]
Sign-off this Murchison Falls Uganda wildlife safari with a leisurely breakfast, later checkout from the lodge, and transfer back to Kampala. You will be dropped off at your hotel or at the airport for your flight back home. Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch. End of Safari
*Park entrance fees *All activity fees in the itinerary unless labeled as optional *Ground transportation in 4X4 safari vehicle (Van for Basic or Midrange and Land cruiser for Premium or Luxury) *Professional English guide/driver *Mineral water in vehicle *Chimpanzee tracking permit *Round trip hotel/airport transfer *Meal plans as described in the itinerary *Amref Air Ambulance *Sanitizers
*International and Domestic Air tickets (can be arranged on request) *Tip, Gratuities, laundry or any expenses of a personal nature *Additional meals and beverages outside the meal plan *Tourist Visas (can be arranged on request) *Pre and Post tour accommodation (can be arranged on request) *Travel Insurance (arranged upon request).
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