6 days Murchison Falls National Park & Kibale Forest Chimpanzees National Park
Duration : 6 days – 5 nights
Highlights: White Rhinos, The Big Five, Boat Cruises, Top of Falls, Chimpanzees, Game Drives
Day 1: Welcome to Uganda The Pearl of Africa!
Arrival at Entebbe International Airport where you will be met by Representatives from Uganda Wildlife Scene Safaris. Later transfer to your place of accommodation relax from Jet lag overnight at: Cassia Lodge or Casa Miltu Hotel or Namirembe View Guest House.
Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park : After an early breakfast depart for Murchison Falls National Park, along the way you will come across lots of activities going on as children walk along the sides of the roads to and from school, men pushing their loaded bicycles, women meticulously preparing their piles of fruit and vegetables to set up their colourful markets.
Approaching the Rhinos at Ziwa, this will be ‘already’ time to focus on the first animal on the list for today the Rhinos. The guided short walk will lead you to the Rhinos, the experience and thrill of walking by the side of these animals in this impressive piece of wooded savanna, coming to take pictures from a few meters is an unforgettable experience. Later you will return to the main offices of this reserve and fill in your comments. Proceed to Masindi Hotel for your lunch, after which you will proceed to enter the Murchison Falls National Park and head on to the Top of Falls of River Nile after which you will transfer to check into your accommodation. Refreshments will be served meal plans dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge or Murchsion River Lodge or Redchilli Rest Camp
Day 3: After an early breakfast game drive begins at 7:00 am cross the Nile by ferry. It is with in this park that the natural beauty of the Nile is perfected. You will come across herds of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, Uganda kobs, buffaloes, waterbucks, lions, and several bird species also the unusual saddle bill storks. Be back in time for your lunch. In the afternoon take a 3 hour launch cruise to the bottom of the falls Later get back to Lodge, Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge or Murchsion River Lodge or Redchilli Rest Camp
Day 4: After Breakfast prepare to leave Murchison Falls and head to Kibale National Park. The drive will take you through the magnificent views of the Blue mountains in Congo, and make a stop over at the top of the plateau to view the scenic blue stretch of Lake Albert. Proceed to Hoima and along the way make a stop over to stretch and have a cup of coffee. Continue through Kagadi and hit the asphalt at Kyenjojo town & finally reaching Fort Portal. Fort Portal is Situated in the Northern foothill of the Rwenzori Mountains, some 70kms from Kasese and 320 kms from Kampala, Fort portal is perhaps the most attractive town in Uganda amid lush rolling hillsides swathed in neat tea plantations and when clouds permitting – offering excellent views across to the glacial peaks of the Rwenzori Mountains. But of the greatest interest to travelers is its position at the epicenter of a cluster of highly alluring and reasonable accessibility to most National Parks. Kibale National park being the closest harboring the greatest primate diversity in Africa. Other popular destinations around Fort portal include the field of several dozens of crater lakes and the forested Semliki National Park main attraction being the hot springs and home to the people of the pigmy tribe.
Arrive and check in at the Mountains of the Moon Hotel or The Dutchess or Rwenzori View Guest House or Travellers Inn Fortportal
Day 5: Chimp Tracking: After morning Breakfast, head to the park headquarters arrive at 8:00am. Get the introduction from the park warden join the group and begin your adventure to meet our closest relatives the “Chimpanzees” Tracking will start and last for 3-4 hrs along the trails you will come across other primates like Black and white Colubus, Grey cheecked Mangabeys, Bird life and Plant life is abundant here. Later return and proceed to have lunch. After lunch there are options of activities; You can decide to take a nature walk through the bigodi bird life is abundant and also home to the Great Blue Turacoo or you can decide to take a village walk through visiting primary schools and ending up with a visit to the interesting village native doctors. Later return and file your comments after which you will transfer back to your hotel. Refresh and relax, meal plans dinner and overnight at Mountains of the Moon Hotel or The Dutchess or Rwenzori View Guest House or Travellers Inn Fortportal
Day 6: After Breakfast we will depart this beautiful part of the World and head back to Entebbe International Airport. Lunch enroute and wind up with the big African crafts shops in Kampala. Then we will proceed to transfer you to Entebbe Airport to connect to your home bound flight. End of Safari.