5 Days Kibale Forest and Murchison Falls National Park.
This 5 day safari covers Kibale Forest National Park and Murchison Falls National Park. Kibale Forest is mostly known for Chimpanzee Trekking. Here you get an up close interaction with the Chimpanzees as well as other wildlife. You will be graced by the beautiful Murchison Falls, the Nile River, wildlife and different bird species at Murchison Falls National Park.
The Price Includes:
– Return flights: Nairobi-Kampala-Nairobi
– All airport transfers and assistance
– Accommodation on safari on Full board basis
– Park entry Fees
– Private transport during the safari
– Services of an English speaking driver-guides
– Bottled drinking water while trekking and in vehicle
– All taxes on the services quoted above
The Price excludes:
– Meals and beverages, other than specified.
– Passport and visa fees and service charges for obtaining visas.
– Gratuities to driver/guides and other conveyance attendants.
– Laundry and other items of a personal nature such drinks, telephone calls ETC
– Personal, baggage, Accident and Trip Cancellation/Interruption insurance.
– Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the inclusions listing above.
DAY 1: Nairobi- Kibale Forest National Park
Upon arrival at Kampala, you will be picked up by our representative and drive to Fort Portal, the seat of Toro Kingdom and proceed to Kibale Forest National Park. Arrive in time for lunch. Later in the afternoon, tour the Ndali Crater lake area. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge/Camp.
DAY 2: Kibale Forest National Park
Early morning visit to Kibale Forest for chimpanzee trekking (minimum 15 years and above). The forest is also home to other primates like grey cheeked mangabeys, baboons, vervet monkeys, Red colobus, black and white colobus, Red tailed monkey and many others. After lunch, walk through Bigodi Wetland to see birds like Hautlaub’s golden,Black weavers, Speckled Mousebird, Black hooded, Grosbeak, Black-necked,Masked Swallow, Blue Flycatcher, Black and White Mannikin, Red eyed Dove,Lead colored Flycatcher and many others. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge/Camp.
DAY 3: Kibale Forest – Murchison Falls National Park
After breakfast, drive northwards to Murchison Falls National Park. This is Uganda’s largest national park and protects a large section of untamed savannah bisected by the River Nile. The park is home to more than 76 mammal species including Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Hippopotamus, Rothschild Giraffe, Cape buffalo, Hartebeest, Oribi, Warthog, Uganda kob etc. The park also hosts more than 300 bird species including the rare Shoe bill stork, African Darter, Goliath Heron, Saddle-billed stork, White faced Whistling-Duck, Crested and Heuglin’s Francolins, Stanley and Black- bellied Bustards among others. Tour the top of the Falls, where the Nile crashes through a 6 meter gorge and falls 45 meters. Numerous scenic viewpoints are a photographer’s delight! Dinner and overnight at the Lodge/Camp.
DAY 4: Murchison Falls National Park
After an early morning breakfast proceed for a game drive on the northern bank of the Nile River to view more of the wildlife, you will be able to see different bird species. After lunch, proceed for a launch trip along the Nile to the base of the mighty Murchison falls where appalling water escapes from the 6 meter narrow gorge, an opportunity to see the amazing hippos, crocodiles and water birds along the river banks. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge/Camp.
DAY 5 : Murchison Falls National Park – Kampala – Nairobi
After breakfast, depart the park for Kampala with a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino viewing. Arrive early evening with lunch en route. Later board your return flight to Nairobi.
End of service.