5 Day Murchison falls and kibale forest safari

A visit to these two amazing wildlife havens in the package of 5 day Murchison falls and Kibale forest tours offers opportunity to hike the top of falls, do game drives to see several wildlife, a launch cruise on the Nile and later proceed to Kibale forest to trek the chimpanzee, monkey species, do birding and butterfly watch.

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Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls national park.

Early in the morning after breakfast, our tour will pick from your hotel and drive you to Murchison falls national park through the famous luweero town known for its implication in Uganda’s transition of the government. Proceed northwards, have a stop a ziwa rhino sanctuary for the rhino trekking and having a brief tour of the rhino project geared towards restoring the rhino population in Uganda following their extinction.

Have another stopover in the Masindi for lunch. Later after lunch head to Murchison falls national park via Budongo forest, complete all park entry procedure and enter the park. Drive to the top of the falls to catch a view of the Nile beauty, where you see large masses of water squeezing through a tiny canyon availing a picture perfect moment. Later return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 2: game drive – Murchison falls national park.

Early in the morning, your guide will pick you and head straight for an early morning game drive, grab the opportunity to catch the early raisers as they before they get back to their havens. View wildlife such as the Rothschild giraffes, warthogs, lions, bohor reed bucks, hyenas, Kobs, cape buffaloes etc.  Return to your lodge for lunch and relaxation. After lunch, embark on a launch cruise on Victoria Nile at the base of the Nile close to 17km from the devils cauldron while on the boast you will view hippos, crocodiles, elephants and Uganda Kobs.  View also several bird species a shore they include hornbills, king fishers, cormorants and pelicans. Later return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 3: transfer to Kibale forest national park.

Early in the morning after breakfast, drive to Kibale forest national park through the Albertine escarpment in the western arm of the great east African rift valley on Hoima fort portal road, passing by several home steads in the country side arrive and you will check in at your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 4: Kibale chimpanzee trekking.

Early in the morning after breakfast,   your guide will drive to Kibale forest national park for chimpanzee trekking and other primates the red tailed monkeys, white colobus, grey cheeked mangabey, lo’hoest monkey, several bird species and butterflies. This activities can go for the entire day since it’s an enjoyable work. It also involves a visit to bigodi swamp to see many bird species. Later in the evening, return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: return to Kampala.

Wake to and have a relaxed breakfast, later you board the vehicle and head back to Kampala.