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4 Days Murchison Falls with Chimpanzee and Rhino Itinerary
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This Murchison falls and Wildlife Safari leads you to Murchison falls National Park. The park has spectacular and beautiful falls and definitely nature’s truest gifts to Uganda, the park has 75 different species of mammals and 420 of birds. No doubt, making it the number one stop over National Park that Uganda has with a variety of activities combined with Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo forest and the rare Rhino tracking at Ziwa rhino sanctuary just outside the park.
Day 1: Day 1: Travel to Murchison falls National game park and Rhino Tracking
Pick up from your hotel by our Driver/ Guide by 6:00am and start the journey by 6:15am. The drive will take not more than 4 hours as you will drive direct to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for your exclusive Rhino tracking experience and then proceed to the National park check into the lodge, have your lunch, relax and then proceed for your evening nature walk. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Chimpanzee tracking - transfer to Fort Murchison
Wake up as early as 630 am for breakfast and then proceed to the chimpanzee tracking starting point - this is the chimpanzee trekking starting point. The park ranger will brief you about the activity and some chimpanzee trekking tips before you set off into the forest for Chimpanzee trekking experience. Budongo forest is a habitat for more than 13 primate species, some of which include, the black & white colobus monkeys, red colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys, chimpanzees and many others. After return to lodge for your delicious lunch, then check out, cross the ferry and go for an evening game drive. Thereafter, check in to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise
Wake up very early for a quick coffee at 6:00 am, and then proceed for the game drive at 6:30 am. This is the best time to go for game drives because you have higher chances of seeing one of the big fives the Lions, they are habitats in the national park, you will most definitely see the Giraffes, the elephants, among others. Back from the game drive, have a luxurious full breakfast and then relax by the swimming pool until lunch, after lunch proceed to the boat Cruise trip to the bottom of the falls where you will see humongous hippos, different bird species, some of the 76 species of mammals that are found in this national park. The boat Cruise trip usually takes up to 3 hours, this Cruise will be concluded with a hike to the Top of the falls. After the boat cruise you will drive back to the lodge for dinner and over night.
Day 4: Game drive and travel back to Entebbe
You will be having an early game drive but this time, you will have your breakfast first, check out of the lodges and the get on your way out of the National park. You will just be driving through but like I said, it is always a different experience every time you have a game drive or simply driving through the park. You will check out of the park using the Wankwar Gate to leave the National Park and towards the end of the park you will meet the Karuma Falls, proceed to Kabalega diners for lunch. With that, you will head back to Kampala with a drop off to your hotel or airport for a late evening flight out.