Book this 4 days Murchison Falls safari for combined wildlife viewing and Chimpanzee trekking experience in Uganda’s largest safari park.

4 Days Murchison Falls NP Safari

Day 1: Pick up and transfer for Murchison Falls National Park

Depending on your location in Kampala, you will be picked up and transferred to Murchison Falls National Park-Uganda’s largest national park. The park is a habitat for big 4 game including elephants, buffaloes, lions and leopards. However you will have a stopover for about 2 to 3 hours at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino trekking. Have lunch then proceed to the home of the magnificent falls, adding you 2 more hours to arrive at the park. Upon arrival at the park late afternoon, connect to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Meals: Full board

Overnight: Paraa Safari lodge/Pakuba Safari lodge 

Day 2: Game drive and launch cruise at the bottom of the falls

After an early breakfast at the lodge, you will go for a morning game drive on the Northern Bank of the park. The activity takes about 3-5 hours and be able to view variety of wildlife including elephants, Rothschild giraffes, buffaloes, lions, Hartebeest, Uganda kobs, Oribis and waterbucks. After the drive, you will return to the lodge for lunch.

After lunch, go for a launch cruise on the Nile with exciting panoramic view at the bottom of the mighty Murchison falls. Along the cruise, you will encounter crocodiles, hippos, and birds on the river banks like kingfisher, cormorants and bee-eater.

After viewing the falls at the bottomyou can have an optional hike to the top of falls through Bakers trail and also be able to stand at bakers stone -bringing you closer to the bottom of the falls, this hike is a bit tuff but it’s fascinating as you will enjoy to see the falls at different points and finally when you reach at the top of the falls, you will be amazed and eventually forget about the tuff hike. After spending a good time at the top of the falls, you will meet your driver who will transfer you back to your lodge.

Meals: Full board

Overnight: Paraa Safari lodge/Pakuba Safari lodge 

 Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo Forest

On this day, after having early morning breakfast, you go for Chimpanzee tracking in Kaniyo Eco tourism site in Budongo forest which is the biggest mahogany forest in East Africa and a home to about 80 habituated chimpanzees. You will arrive very early so that you can start the forest walk in search of the chimpanzees, you will also enjoy the view and sound of birds and you will spend about 2-4 hours in search depending on their movement. Once finding them, you will stay for one hour with them watching them eat, rest and play.

Meals: Full board

Overnight: Paraa Safari lodge/Pakuba Safari lodge 

Day 4: Return to Kampala

After breakfast, if you miss the hike to the top of the falls, you will drive there before setting off back to Kampala. After having a good time at the top of the falls, drive out of the park connecting to Masindi for lunch then proceed to Kampala/Entebbe for your ongoing evening flight.

End of the tour

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