5 Days Murchison falls & Kibale Forest

5 Days (4 nights) Uganda safari combines the best primate tracking with game viewing, it features chimpanzee tracking and birding in Kibale forest plus game drive & boat cruise in Murchison falls park.



Day 1: Drive to Murchison Falls national park

You will be picked up from your Kampala hotel  after breakfast today and will have a 5 hours drive to Murchison falls national park with a lunch stopover in Masindi. On arrival in the park, check into your lodge for dinner and overnight. Accommodation in Paraa safari lodge (luxury)/ Sambiya River lodge (Medium range)/ Red Chilli rest camp (Budget)

Day 2: Morning Game drive & launch cruise on the Nile

Begin your morning with an early breakfast after which you will have a game drive where you may sight lions, giraffes, buffaloes, elephants plus a variety of antelope specis and birds etc. take a break for a light lunch and in the afternoon proceed to the Victoria nile for a 2 hour boat cruise to the bottom of Murchison falls. Possible sightings on this cruise will include hippos, elephants, bufaloes and plenty of water birds like king fishers, piac paic, bush shrikes. Dinner & overnight stay at lodge/ camp

Day 3: Drive to Kibale forest

The entire day will entail a drive to Fort portal the home of Kibale forest with a lunch stop over enroute arriving late evening. Dinner and overnight at Primate Lodge/ Chimp's nest/ Chimpanzee guest house.

Day 4: Chimp walk and swamp exploration

Begin your morning with breakfast at your lodge after which you will be transferred to the forest for a short briefing by an UWA official and have a guide allocated for your chimp walking.  You will view chimps in their natural habitat whilst on this walk and if you are lucky you may also see some other primates. Have lunch at your lodge then proceed to Bigodi wetland a pleasant spot for birders. Lots of swamp specialties like Green buls, African pitta, crowned eagle and many more will be spotted here. Dinner and overnight stay at lodge/ camp

Day 5: Drive to Kampala

You will check out of your lodge after breakfast and drive back to Kampala ending your adventure with your safe arrival.