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3 Day Big Five Safari Murchison falls & Chimpanzee Trekking

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This 3 days Murchison Falls National Park big five safari and chimpanzee trekking Uganda safari will take you to Ziwa rhino sanctuary for white rhino trekking experience and to Murchison falls national park the largest and one of the most visited national parks found in northwestern Uganda for game drive safari, boat launch cruise on the River Nile, hiking to the see the top of the falls and chimpanzee trekking safari in Budongo forest reserve. Murchison falls national park is a home to over 76 mammal species such as   Rothschild giraffes, Jackson’s hartebeest, Uganda kob, and warthogs, Nile crocodiles, many primate species, hippopotamuses and including four members of the “African Big Fives” which includes healthy population of Lions, shy Leopards and with huge herds of buffaloes and elephants and over 451 bird species have been recorded in this park such as the rare Shoebill Stork, the Goliath Heron  and the largest heron in the world. Therefore, your visit to this park will award you with a life time wildlife experience of Uganda.

Day1; Pick up from Entebbe airport / Kampala – Drive to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for the white rhino experience – Transfer to Murchison falls national park

On your arrival at Entebbe international airport or after your early morning breakfast at your hotel our company representative who will be your driver guide will meet you for briefing about your 3 Day Murchison falls national park Big Five Safari and Chimpanzee Trekking Uganda and later start your drive to Murchison Falls national park with an en-route stop at Ziwa rhino sanctuary for the white rhino tracking experience. On your arrival at Ziwa rhino sanctuary, you will be warmly welcomed by the local site guides for briefing about rhino trekking experience and then set off for your guided walk to meet rhinos. During your rhino trekking experience, you will have a chance to meet rhinos close to their feet by the help of your local site guide and you will have opportunities to take clearer photos of the rhinos so you have to keep your camera well charged and on standby not to miss any moment during your rhino tracking walk. Later, retire from rhino tracking, have lunch and then proceed with your drive to Murchison falls national park to check in at your reserved lodge for dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation options; Hornbill bush lodge (Budget), Pakuba Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Paraa safari Lodge (Luxury)

Meal Plan; Lunch / Dinner

Day 2; Murchison falls national park – Morning Game Drive – Afternoon Boat Cruise – Hike to the Top of Murchison Falls

After having your early morning fantastic breakfast, leave your lodge and go for your early morning game drive in the park to search for numerous wildlife species of the park and to observe how they behave during early morning hours when they have just come out of their hiding habitats. During your early morning game drive you will be able to encounter several mammals such as Elephants, Buffaloes, Oribis, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Bushbuck, Rothschild giraffes, spotted Hyena, Lions, waterbucks and on lucky day, you will encounter the shy leopard among others. Your driver will make your game drive so exciting by giving you much information regarding everything that you will encounter. After your exciting morning game drive, return to your lodge to relax, have lunch and then your driver take you to the meeting point to start your afternoon boat launch on the River Nile. The boat Launch will take you few meters away from the bottom of the falls that will give you a beautiful view of the Murchison falls and also, you will see a lot of water wildlife such as plenty of Hippopotamuses, huge Nile crocodiles and other land mammals like Elephants, Buffaloes and different Antelopes species when they have come to drink water and swimming and many Water birds like the African fish eagles, Pelicans, heron bird, African skimmers and more others. The boat cruise will take over 2 hours to the bottom of the Murchison Falls and then disembark off your boat cruise and then go for your evening hiking to the top of the falls to have a spectaculars view of the great Murchison falls from its top which will give you a chance to observe the entire river Nile squeezing through a tiny gorge of 7 meters wide and dropping 43 meters below making the water hit the ground hard which forms a thunderous roar. After your busy day of exploring Murchison falls national park, go back to your lodge for dinner and an overnight   minute hike on the rocks adjacent the falls. Enjoy wonderful views of the falls.

Accommodation options; Hornbill bush lodge (Budget), Pakuba Safari Lodge (Mid-range), Paraa safari Lodge (Luxury)

Meal Plan; Breakfast/ Lunch / Dinner

Day 3; Murchison falls national park – Morning Chimpanzee Trekking – return to Entebbe airport/ Kampala

After having your early morning breakfast with all your bags already in the car, check out and drive Budongo forest reserve where chimpanzee trekking experience is done for briefings about the dos and don’ts to follow during chimpanzee trekking by the site local guide and then set off for your guide forest walk to search for chimpanzees. During your walk, you may encounter other primates such as Olive baboons, Blue monkey, Black-and-white colobus, red-tailed monkey and many others, when you meet chimpanzees, you will watch them for 1 hour and you will be so excited by their actions. After enjoying chimpanzees, go back to your starting point and drive to Masindi town to have refreshments, lunch and later embark on your return drive to Entebbe international airport for your return flight or drop you at your residence in Kampala and this will be the end of your 3 days Uganda safari to Murchison falls national park.

The package includes;

  • Return airport transfers
  • Transport for 3 days in 4WD, air-conditioned and pop up safari v vehicle (Safari land cruiser/ Van)
  • Fuel for 3 days
  • English speaking driver guide
  • All government applicable taxes
  • All park entrance fees and activities
  • Accommodation for 2 nights
  • Full board meal plan (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
  • Bottled mineral water throughout your tour
  • En-route Meals
  • Ziwa Rhino tracking
  • 2 game drives (Morning and evening game drive)
  • Hiking to the top of the falls
  • 3 hours afternoon boat cruise
  • Chimpanzee tracking

The package excludes;

  • Accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe before and after the trip (Can be arrange on a request)
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Travel Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Laundry service
  • Telephone
  • Souvenirs and gifts
  • Domestic and international flights

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