3-day Murchison Falls National Park and Chimp Tracking


Antelope in Uganda by Sebun FotoThis trip will take you to Murchison Falls National Park in western Uganda. Boasting with a stunning water fall, great wildlife spotting opportunities on game drives and boat cruises on River Nile, you will not regret visiting this park! In addition, you will get the chance to track chimpanzees in a beautiful and diverse forest and spend some time close to them.

Duration: 3 days/ 2 nights

Accommodation: Budget and Mid-range Package available

Meals: Bed and Breakfast or Halfboard available

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer and Rhino tracking (optional)

In the morning, we leave from Kampala/Entebbe for Murchison Falls National Park. On the way you get the chance to visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, the only place in Uganda with the opportunity to see and track Rhinos (optional activity).

Murchison Falls Sebun Foto

 

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park

You start the day with an early morning game drive with opportunity to see Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, Lions among others. After lunch, you’ll head down River Nile to the foot of the majestic Murchison Falls on a boat, seeing loads of wildlife on the shores. This stretch of the river is reported to have up of 4,000 hippos and some big Nile crocodiles.

 

Day 3: Chimp Tracking

In the morning, you’ll go to track Chimps in Budongo Forest. With 9 species of primate, 359 species of birds and 289 species of butterflies among others, the forest is incredibly diverse. There are believed to be 600-700 chimpanzees in the forest, of which 6 groups have been habituated. You will hike through the forest, looking for the chimps, and then spend a while with the chimp family.

 

Included in tour package:

  • Ground transportation (car, fuel and driver)
  • English or German speaking guide (as to your preference)
  • Activities as specified in itinerary
  • All accommodation
  • Meals as specified in itinerary
  • Airport transfer
  • Bottled water

Excluded in tour package:

  • International flights
  • Visa
  • Accommodation before and after the tour
  • Tips
  • Items of personal nature
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Insurance