4 Days Murchison Falls Safari
Day 1: Kampala– Murchison Falls National Park
After an early morning breakfast, our guide will pick you from your location in Kampala, by 6:30am then transfer to North-west through the famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town to Murchison Falls National Park. En-route lunch at Kabalega dinners or Masindi hotel.
Proceed and enter the park with a visit to the top of the falls where you can see the Nile's beauty perfected! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from 50 meters to squeeze through a 6-meter canyon dropping 40 meters with a thunderous roar.
Later cross with the ferry, and then proceed to Pakuba Safari lodge (Mid-range) or Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury) for dinner and overnight stay.
Meal plan: Half-Board.
Accommodation Options: Pakuba Safari lodge (Mid-range) or Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury).
Day 2: Game drive and Nile boat ride.
Wake up for an early breakfast then head out for a morning game drive via the Nyamsika plateau, enjoy the view and you may see some of the big five like (elephants, lions, buffaloes and giraffes), warthogs, bush backs, water bucks, heart-beasts and many more. Return to lodge for refreshment and lunch, then after prepare for a boat trip on placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the falls.
En route you will see hippos, crocodiles, water bucks and a wide variety of birds like the unusual shoebill stork pelican bee-eater, egret and heron. The boat stops just tens of meters from the "Devil's Cauldron". Take pictures of the photogenic and majestic Murchison Falls. Return to Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: Full-Board.
Day 3 : Morning Game drive, Chimpanzee Tracking
Wake up for early morning breakfast at around 6:00am and set out for an early morning game drive by 6:30am. The timing is appropriate to catch the nocturnal and hunters before they retire to their hideouts. Explore the major game tracks, Queen and Albert for spectacular sightings of wildlife such as elephants, lions, giraffes, antelopes, Jackals, hyenas, Uganda kobs, oribis, buffalos, waterbucks, Jackson's Hartebeests, bushbucks and hopefully the elusive leopards among others. After the game drive, cross with the 11:00 am ferry, and transfer to Budongo Eco Lodge where you will have lunch and later go for an afternoon chimpanzee trekking tour in the amazing forest. You will be divided into groups and led by an experienced ranger guide who will take you through the tracking. You are advised to carry bottled water and snacks just in case the tracking takes long. After these chimpanzees have been got, you will be given a maximum of 1hr with them to enjoy the most thrilling experience. This chimp tracking will also give the bird watchers the opportunity to sight different bird species in the forest.
Later transfer to Amuka Lodge for dinner and overnight stya.
Accommodation options: Amuka Lodge (mid-range/luxury)
Meal plan: Fullboard
Day 4: Rhino tracking, departure
After a relaxed morning, you will go for Rhino tracking which lasts for one full hour as you observe the Rhinos in the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Return to the lodge for lunch after which you will embark on your journey back to Kampala where you will be dropped off at your preferred hotel.
End of tour.