4 Days Murchison Falls Safari with Chimpanzee Trekking

4 Days Murchison Falls Safari with Chimpanzee Trekking

Tour Overview: 4 Days Murchison Falls Safari with Chimpanzee Trekking

4 Days Murchison Falls Safari with Chimpanzee Trekking  is a short safari to Murchison Falls National Park with chimpanzee trekking in Budongo forest. Murchison Falls National Park is the largest and oldest Uganda safari park within the Murchison Falls Conservation Area which is where Budongo forest is found. 

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chimpanzee trekking in Budongo Forest

This 4 Days safari in Murchison Falls National Park includes a game drive, boat cruise,  hike to the top of the falls and chimpanzee trekking at the adjacent Budongo forest. Your first activity will be Rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary before reaching Murchison Falls Park. You will have game drives, boat cruise and hike to the top falls at Murchison Falls National Park. On the third day of your you do chimpanzee trekking in the adjacent Budongo Forest

The park is a good wildlife safari destination since its home to about 76 mammal species including Elephants, Buffaloes, Lions and Leopards. The activities on this 4 days Murchison Falls tour include a boat ride on the Nile River, game drives, rhino tracking and chimpanzee trekking. 

Contents of 4 Days Murchison Falls National Park tour with Chimpanzee Trekking

Safari by day Highlight: 4 Days Murchison Falls Safari with Chimpanzee Trekking

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking then continue to Murchison Falls National Park.

Day 2: Morning game drive, afternoon boat cruise and hike to the top of the Murchison Falls.

Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking at Budongo Forest within the Murchison Falls Conservation Area.

Day 4: Have a morning game drive then transfer back to Kampala marking the end of your 4 days safari to Murchison Falls National Park.

Safari by day Itinerary: 4 Days Murchison Falls tour with Chimpanzee Trekking

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking then continue to Murchison Falls National Park.

From Kampala at your place of residence or lodge, your tour guide will pick you up for a drive north wards to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. You reach the sanctuary after about 2-3 hours drive reaching in time for Rhino tracking that takes about 2 hours.

After Rhino tracking, you then have lunch en route to Murchison Falls Park. Arriving in the evening, depending on your accommodation facility, you will have a short game drive en route to your lodge or check in and spend the evening at relaxation. You have dinner and spend a night at a preferred accommodation in Murchison Falls Park. 

Drive time: 4-5 hours
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation options: Luxury: Chobe Safari Lodge/Paraa safari Lodge, Midrange: Pakuba safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge 

Day 2: Morning game drive, lunch, afternoon boat cruise and hike to the top of the Murchison Falls.

In the morning after breakfast, you guide will be ready to take you to the jungle in search of wildlife and bird species. The game drive exposes you to sightings of wildlife species like Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Giraffes, Kobs, Buffaloes, baboons and many more.

After the game drive in Murchison Falls National Park, you then return to your lodge for lunch and refresh. Transfer for the boat cruise/launch trip to the bottom of the world’s most powerful water flow with spectacular views and view of several aquatic species on the river banks.

From the bottom of the falls, you then start the hike to the top of the falls. The hike lasts about 1 hour with scenic views and great photography experiences. At the top, you meet your driver guide for transfer back to your lodge where you spend the night. 

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation options: Luxury: Chobe Safari Lodge/Paraa safari Lodge, Midrange: Pakuba safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge 

Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking at Budongo Forest

Following breakfast on this day, you transfer to the adjacent Budongo forest home to habituated chimpanzees within this conservation area. Chimpanzee trekking lasts about 4 hours in the search for man’s closest relatives. After chimpanzee trekking, you have lunch then return to your accommodation facility. You will spend the evening at leisure then have dinner and spend the night at a preferred lodging facility. 

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation options: Luxury: Chobe Safari Lodge/Paraa safari Lodge, Midrange: Pakuba safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge , Budget: Heritage safari Lodge/Red Chili Rest Camp

Day 4: Have a morning game drive then transfer back to Kampala.

On this last day of your trip, you have breakfast then embark on the drive back to Kampala. The drive lasts about 5 hours with a lunch break of 1 hour most likely at Masindi. Arriving in the evening, you then reach Kampala marking the end of your 4 days trip in Murchison Falls National Park. In case of departure flights, your driver guide will ensure your transfer to the Airport for departure. 

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

End of 4 Days Murchison Falls safari with chimpanzee trekking

Safari inclusions

  • Park entry fees & taxes
  • Boat cruise, hike & game drive fees
  • Chimpanzee trekking permit
  • Bottled drinking water on board
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Knowledgeable English speaking driver guide
  • Accommodation as indicated
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary

Safari Exclusions

  • International flight fares & visas to Uganda
  • Drinks
  • Personal purchases
  • Any changes to the itinerary 
  • Tips
  • Any other changes to the itinerary

Safari Rates : 

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