4 Days Murchison Falls Safari

4 Days Murchison Falls Safari

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

Upon arrival at Entebbe airport, you will be welcomed by our company representative/guide who will drive to Murchison Falls national park-Uganda’s largest national park. You will have a stopover for about 2 to 3 hours at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino trekking in Nakasongola and lunch. The park is a habitat for big 4 game including elephants, buffaloes, lions and leopards. Upon arrival at the park late afternoon, connect to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay at Murchison River Lodge.

Day 2: Game drive and launch cruise along 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 River Nile. 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 and in the afternoon go for a launch cruise on the along the Nile which will give you an 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.

You will then hike up to find the falls through Bakers trail and also be able to stand at bakers stone (brings 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. Dinner and overnight stay at as above.

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, 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.

After spending time with the amazing creatures, you will drive back to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight stay as lodge above.

Day 4: Transfer back to Kampala

Enjoy your breakfast. Later meet with the guide/driver, drive through the park, to connect back Kampala then proceed to Entebbe to be dropped at your hotel or at the airport to catch your flight to your next destination.

End of 4 days safari.

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