5 Days Gorillas and Murchison Falls Safari

This safari allows you explore the best of uganda in a thrilling 5 day gorilla and wildlife safari adventure. Visit the bwindi impenetrable forest for gorilla tracking and the murchison falls national park for a thrilling wildlife adventure.

5 Days / 4 nights Gorilla and Murchison Falls Safari highlights

Day 1: pickup, and transfer to murchison falls national park , proceed to the park and hike to the top of murchison falls and later an evening game drive.

Day 2: Morning game drive to to see some of the wildlife in murchison falls, you will see the remaining members of the big five (Lion, leopard, Buffalo, and Elephant) having seen the Rhino on day 1, in the afternoon go for a launch cruise on river Nile.

Day 3: Transfer from Murchison Falls National park to Bwindi Impenetrable forest, home of the mountain gorillas.

Day 4: Gorilla tracking in the Bwindi Impenetrable forest and afternoon community walk

Day 5: Bwindi to Kampala or Entebbe international Airport

Activity highlights
  • Hike to the top of the Murchison falls and see the River Nile force its way through a gorge only 8 meters wide
  •  3 hour boat ride on River Nile to the base of the falls along the Victoria Nile
  • 2 game viewing drives in which you will the members of the big five and other wildlife
  • Gorilla Tracking in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park
Why Book this trip
  • Trip Departs any date
  • Accommodation and meals inclusive
  • Tour can be customized
  • Professional guides
  • Group discounts available
  • Travel in a Standard 4×4 safari vehicle customized for game viewing
  • Park entry fees, ferry crossing fees, and drinking water are all included. There are no extra charges.

5 Days Gorilla tracking and Murchison Falls Safari

Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls

Our company driver will pick you up from the airport and straight away you will start you journey to Murchison Falls National Park. You will have a stop at the famous Luwero triangle to buy some fruits which include; oranges, mangoes, pineapples and so many others. Lunch will be taken at Masindi Hotel. You will pass through Budongo forest and Kaniyo Pabidi which may also be your evening game drive where you will see monkeys, olive baboons, elephants, buffalos, lions, and leopard which are frequent visitors. There after you will check in at your lodge for dinner and an overnight.

Day 2:  Explore Murchison Falls National Park

Wake up early for your cup of coffee and after the driver will pick you up for an early morning game drive around the Buligi game tracks on the northern bank with a trained ranger guide to see several animals in the Nile valley like: jackals, Lions, herds of buffaloes, waterbuck, Jackson’s hartebeest, Rothschild’s giraffe, elephant, oribi and baboons and so many other early risers. You will be taken back to you lodge for lunch and rest for a while. In the afternoon you will go for a launch cruise on the Victoria Nile to the bottom of Murchison falls. Spot the bank residents which include:  the largest hippos and crocodiles, small herds of buffalo. There is rich birdlife on the papyrus banks, encounter shoebill stork, the most sought after bird in Africa. There after you will go back to your hotel for dinner, some drinks and an overnight.

Day 3:  Murchison Falls to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

After morning breakfast, the guide will briefly take you to the top of the falls which is such a lovely scene for viewing the fall and the beautiful rainbow.  After you will check out and leave for Bwindi impenetrable national park, home of the mountain gorillas. Enjoy this scenic drive all the way to Bwindi, as you will spot the great Lake Albert, the Rwenzori ranges, Kibale forest, the beautiful Lakes George and Edward, generally the western Albertine rift valley environment. Check in at your lodge for dinner and an overnight.

Day 4: Mountain Gorilla Tracking

Have your morning breakfast early enough, head to the park office headquarters for registration and where you will be briefed on where and how the mountain gorillas are tracked. You will then be divided in groups and guide by an expert ranger who knows best where to track them from. Tracking time is usually a minimum of 2hrs and a maximum of 7hrs. You will be given time with the gorillas like 1hr to enjoy the thrilling and emotional moment with them. You will have your lunch and then go for a boat cruise at Lake Bunyonyi which is the deepest lake in Uganda. Return to your hotel for some drinks and an overnight.

Day 5: Return to Kampala

After your early morning breakfast, checkout of your hotel and then set off for Kampala with one stopover to take pictures at the equator monuments.  Then continue to Kampala where the driver will drop you off at the airport.

What to Carry for your 5 Days Murchison Falls and Gorilla Safari

  • Camera and charger
  • Sunglasses
  • Light and heavy clothes
  • Hiking boots
  • Binoculars (if available)

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Standard Safari Vans

We have a collection of 4×4 safari vans, which can accommodate between 6 to 8 people, each guaranteed a window seat. The safari vans come with a professional driver/guide and enough fuel for your trip.

Safari Land cruiser

We also have the latest safari land cruisers, these are provided for some luxury trips and you can also request for and upgrade. Our land cruisers accommodate between 5 to 7 people, each guaranteed a window seat.

 

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