10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari

Safari overview of the 10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari

7 days Murchison Kibale Semuliki National Park
Murchison falls

Our 10 days Uganda tour will be a private Uganda safari taking you to Murchison Falls National Park for the best Uganda wildlife safari game viewing and a breathtaking boat cruise along the world’s longest River; River Nile, then to the world’s primate capital Kibale Forest National Park for your chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda and finally to Semuliki National Park for Uganda birding safaris, nature walks, and sightseeing. After Semuliki National Park, you will drive to Queen Elizabeth National Park for a game drive and a boat cruise in the park. Your accommodation while on safari will depend on your choice either Luxury, mid-range or budget. This safari will start and end in Kampala.

Trip Highlights of the 10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari

Day 1 : Arrive at the Entebbe International airport, meet and greet with your driver guide and transfer to your hotel that was prior booked for you

Day 2: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park for Rhino Tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Day 3: Do an early morning game drive in Murchison Falls National Park and an afternoon Launch Cruise along the world’s longest river; River Nile and hike to the top of the falls

Day 4: Do morning game drive in Murchison Falls National Park and transfer to Lake Albert for sightseeing.

Day 5: Transfer to Fort Portal and visit the crater lakes and the Amabere ga Nyinamwiru

Day 6: Do chimpanzee trekking and afternoon walk in Bigodi Wetland/ You may also choose to do chimpanzee habituation which takes the whole day.

Day 7: Transfer to Semuliki National Park for the Sempaya nature walk and hot spring excursion

Day 8: Transfer back to Kampala

Detailed Tour Itinerary of the 10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari

Day 1 of the 10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari : Arrive at the airport and transfer to your hotel

Arrive at the Entebbe International airport, meet and greet with your driver guide and transfer to your hotel that was prior booked for you. Arrive at hotel, check in, dine and rest

Day 2 of the 10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari : Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park for Rhino Tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

After an early morning breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked and briefed by your driver guide about the adventurous safari tour Uganda and then embark on your road trip to Murchison Falls National Park. This Uganda wildlife safari tour will start as early as 6:00am from Kampala-Uganda’s capital. On your way to the park, you will have an en route at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary in Nakasongola district,164km from Kampala and 128km to Murchison falls national park via Kampala-Masindi road. While at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, you will have chance to track the White rhinos in Uganda on foot. Later check in at your prior booked lodge for your overnight and dinner.

Accommodation:

Luxury- Bakers lodge/ Paraa safari Lodge/

Mid-range-Murchison River lodge/Pakuba safari lodge

Day 3 of the 10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari : Do an early morning game drive in Murchison Falls National Park and an afternoon Launch Cruise along the world’s longest river; River Nile and hike to the top of the falls

7 days Murchison Kibale Semuliki National Park
Boat Cruise

Wake up to a cold beautiful morning at your hotel in Murchison falls national park where you will be picked by your Uganda safari guide. You will set off for an early game view drive on the North of the Nile. While on this trail, expect to see Lions, buffaloes, waterbuck, Jackson’s hartebeest, oribi and baboons among others. This game drive lasts for about 2-4 hours then you return to the hotel for breakfast. Later at around 2pm in the afternoon after your hot lunch at your hotel, you will have a launch cruise to the bottom of the falls. While enjoying this fantastic wildlife experience, you will spot a big number of hippos, large crocodiles, and some small herds of buffaloes. As part of this beautiful adventure, you will watch lots of birdlife along the papyrus banks of the Nile river. Don’t not forget to watch out for one of the most sought birds in Uganda; the shoebill stork. After this experience of about 2 hours, you will hike to the top of the falls, a lovely scene for viewing the world’s most powerful falls and the park as well. This hiking experience is about 1 hour. You will find your guide waiting for you and then drive back to the hotel for your dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation:

Luxury- Bakers lodge/ Paraa safari Lodge/

Mid-range-Murchison River lodge/Pakuba safari lodge

Day 4 of the 10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari : Do morning game drive in Murchison Falls National Park and transfer to Lake Albert for sightseeing.

Wake to another interesting morning, have breakfast and get set for another morning game drive in the park which will last 3-4 hours depending on your interests. During the game drive, you will see more animal species include; warthogs, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, leopards, waterbucks, Ugandan kob, oribi, hartebeest, sitatunga, bushbucks, duikers, mongoose, genet, hyenas, jackals, elephants among others. This morning game drive is rich as you will see the animals out in the open. You will also sight several bird species during the game drive. Have lunch and transfer to lake Albert for beautiful views of the Rift valley escarpment and after return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation:

Luxury- Bakers lodge/ Paraa safari Lodge/

Mid-range-Murchison River lodge/Pakuba safari lodge

Day 5 of the 10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari : Transfer to Fort Portal and visit the crater lakes and the Amabere ga Nyinamwiru

Wake up to a relaxed breakfast and after transfer to the to Fort Portal to the crater lakes and later to the Amabere ga Nyinamwiru. The Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru Caves are one of the most interesting sights in western Uganda. The English translation of Amabere Ga Nyina Mwiru is the breasts of Nyina Mwiru. Amabere Caves and the three surrounding Explosion Crater Lakes make a visit to the area a most interesting half day adventure and it can be easily taken in on your way to Queen Elizabeth Park. These caves are hidden away in the Toro Kingdom found in Western Uganda. After the visit, you will transfer to Kibale Forest National Park to your prior booked hotel for your dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation:

Luxury- Crater safari lodge/Primate lodge Kibale

Midrange- Chimpanzee Forest Guest House/ Kibale Forest Camp

Day 6 of the 10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari : Do chimpanzee trekking and afternoon walk in Bigodi Wetland/ You may also choose to do chimpanzee habituation which takes the whole day.

7 days Murchison Kibale Semuliki National Park
Chimpanzees

Early morning after breakfast at the lodge, transfer to Kibale Forest National Park and report to Kanyanchu, the park headquarters at around 7:30am for your briefing at 8am from the park ranger guides about your chimpanzee trekking tour Uganda before you start trekking. After the briefing, start your journey into the forest with the rangers in search for chimpanzees and other primates including the red-tailed monkeys, blue monkey, black and white colobus monkey, olive baboons among others. The forest an array of birds including the grey-throated flycatcher, masked and black-capped apalis among the many in a park that is home to over 375 bird species. Retreat from the activity and have lunch.

After lunch proceed to Bigodi village to the fascinating Bigodi wetland sanctuary located in Magombe swamp. Bigodi wetland is an area is recognized for an extensive collection of bio diversity among which are several primate species like the red colobus monkey, baboon, black and white colobus monkey, blue monkey grey cheeked, mangabey, vervet monkey, red tailed monkey and the L’Hoest monkey. The wetland is also a cool and a perfect birders paradise for visitors on a Uganda birding tour. While here, skilled birders can spot over 50 bird species out of over the 138 species of bird have been recognized in Bigodi Wetland. After your happy knowledge rich afternoon and interaction with the locals at Bigodi, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:

Luxury- Crater safari lodge/Primate lodge Kibale

Midrange- Chimpanzee Forest Guest House/ Kibale Forest Camp

Day 7 of the 10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari : Transfer to Semuliki National Park for the Sempaya nature walk and hot spring excursion

After your delicious breakfast, set out and visit the Sempaya hot springs which are the most attention-grabbing attractions in Semuliki National Park. These springs have a geyser that shoots up from the 8 meters hole, and the water is at a high temperature. The most interesting part about the springs is that one can boil matooke and eggs in the springs and the can get ready for eating n a few minutes. In fact, this is the largest hot spring in Uganda.

Still along the trail where the hot springs are located you will be in line to see a number of birds such as the Blue breasted Kingfisher and various primates such as the red-tailed monkeys, and the grey cheeked mangabey. Later proceed, to Mungilo waterfall where you will have an opportunity of seeing a number of beautiful birds and it will be a great time for a birder. Return to lodge dine and rest.

Accommodation

Luxury-Kyaninga

Midrange-Mountains of the moon

Day 8 of the 10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari : Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park. En route tour to Ruboni Community & evening game drive upon arrival.

After breakfast, transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park 152km about 2 – 3 hours’ drive without en route stops. You branch off as you approach Kasese & continue to the foothills of Rwenzori Mountains to tour the Ruboni Community that has thrived in this mountainous ecosystem for over the last 300 years. Learn about their traditions and way of life. Return to Kasese for hot lunch and proceed to Queen Elizabeth National park– Kasenyi sector for an afternoon game drive. The sights of savannah plains dotted with counts of wild game in the evening are rewarding to explore.

Accommodation

Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages

Midrange / Standard: Enganzi Lodge

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge – Deluxe Room

Day 9 of the 10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari : Undertake game drive in the morning through the Kasenyi sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park, afternoon Kazinga Channel launch cruise & evening game drive along the channel track

After breakfast, depart at 7am for a game drive in the park in search for wildlife. The Kasenyi savannah plains provide high opportunities to explore a wide range of animals like four of the Big five namely; lions, leopards Elephants, and Buffaloes. Other wild animals include Defassa spotted hyena, waterbucks, antelopes, Topis among others. Retreat from the game drive to Mweya peninsular for hot lunch at Tembo restaurant. In the afternoon, gather at Mweya jetty for a Kazinga Channel boat cruise departing at 2pm. The majestic Kazinga Channel boat cruise offers high chances of viewing Nile crocodiles, Hippos, and bird species along the shores as you enjoy a recreational moment. The boat cruise lasts for two hours and from there, you will undertake an evening game drive along the channel track for more chances of wild game viewing.

Accommodation

Budget: Pumba Safari Cottages

Midrange / Standard: Enganzi Lodge

Luxury: Mweya Safari Lodge – Deluxe Room

Day 10 of the 10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari : Depart this part of the world and return to Kampala for your flight back home

Wake up to a relaxed breakfast, get your bags packed and set off for Kampala with Lunch en route in Mbarara and at the equator for a polar water experiment, photos and purchase of souvenirs. Proceed to Entebbe for your flight.

End of the 10 Days Murchison Falls wildlife safari & chimpanzee trekking safari Uganda/ 10 Uganda wildlife safari

 

 

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