6 Days Murchison Falls & Kibale Forest tour

6 Days Murchison Falls & Kibale Forest tour is a safari tour package that takes you to explore the endangered Chimpanzees in Kibale Forest National Park and also to Murchison falls national park the oldest and largest  park in Uganda that inhabits a wide range of flora and fauna ,animals include elephants ,buffaloes ,lions ,antelopes ,crocodiles ,hippos many more .This trip will start with a visit to Murchison Falls National park in north western Uganda  and then later takes you further through the Montana tropical rain forest of Kibale forest in the western Uganda.

6 Days Murchison Falls & Kibale Forest tour

Highlights of the 6 Days Uganda Tour in Murchison Falls and Kibale Forest 

  • Day 1: Pickup at the Entebbe Airport 
  • Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
  • Day 3: Morning game drive and Boat cruise
  • Day 4: Morning game drive and Transfer to Kibale Forest NP
  • Day 5: Chimpanzee tracking
  • Day 6: Return to Kampala or Entebbe Airport

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Pickup at the Entebbe Airport

Pickup at the Entebbe Airport: On your arrival, you will be picked up by our professional driver guide at the Airport, be briefed about the trip and then be driven to your booked accommodation in Kampala City. Arrive at the hotel in Kampala for your Dinner and Overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park –Rhino Tracking

Transfer to Murchison Falls: Wake up enjoy your morning breakfast, after depart to Murchison Falls National Park approximately 3 to 4 driving hours with a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to participate in Rhino tracking activity which takes 2 hours. After proceed to Masindi town for lunch en-route and then drive straight to the park have ferry crossing and you will be welcomed by many baboons around your accommodation, check in rest, dinner and Overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Morning Game Drive and Boat Cruise in Murchison Falls

Morning Game Drive: After morning breakfast, drive to the park accompanied by armed ranger guide in open savannah grassland in the northern area of the Nile. From this ends expect to view range of mammals such as buffaloes, lions, elephants, waterbucks, Jackson’s hartebeest, Oribis among others. Return back to the lodge for relaxation and Lunch.

Afternoon Boat cruise: Later on, you will go at the Nile River to engage in boat cruise where you will be able to cruise near crocodiles, hippos, water birds like the unique shoebill stork, white egrets, king fisher, papyrus banks, it will be a great time also to view elephants, buffaloes, antelopes along the lake shores quenching for water. The activity will go beyond than you expected, you will also cruise close to devil cauldron and listen to the sounds of the most powerful waterfalls in the world the views are rewarding. After you will hike up at the top of the falls to view the most admirable powerful waterfalls, enjoy photography later go meet your driver to drive you back to the lodge. Dinner and Overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park 

Transfer to Kibale Forest: Wake up have morning breakfast and check out of Murchison falls and then set off to Kibale Forest national park passing through several rural towns as you enjoy photography. You will have your picnic lunch in Fort portal. Proceed to the park check in at the lodge. Dinner and Overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest

Chimpanzee trekking: Wake up early have your breakfast, be transferred to park headquarter for briefing about Chimpanzee tracking rules. Then after you will meet the park ranger to led you to forest trail heads, chimpanzee tracking is unpredictable it can take 2 to 7 hours tracking depending on their previous location. And as you will be tracking there is the possibility of viewing other species in the forest such as white and black monkeys, Red tailed monkeys, colobus monkeys and you will be six in number. Once are found, you will be given one hour to spend with them learn from them as well as photo shooting. Back at the lodge for lunch and rest.

Chimpanzee trekking
Chimpanzee trekking

Nature walk: Later on, you will go for a nature walk around the Bigodi swamp area for primates viewing, bird watching among others. Return to the lodge Dinner and Overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Return to Kampala via a visit to Igongo culture, Uganda Equator

Return to Kampala: After morning breakfast, check out of the park and drive to Igongo Culture centre to look out to amazing Ankole culture learn about their history, and after drive to the Equator in Kayabwe to experience how longitude measures at zero degrees Celsius with nice photography. Return to Kampala to be dropped at hotel or for your flight departure at Entebbe Airport back home.

End of the 6 Days Murchison Falls & Kibale Forest tour

The Package Includes

  • Full Board Accommodation
  • Ground transportation
  • Boat cruise fees
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Walking safari
  • Chimpanzee permits
  • Pickups and drops
  • An English speaking driver

Package Excludes

  • International Flights 
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Laundry services
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