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5 Days Uganda wildlife and Chimpanzee tour

Chimpanzee

5 Days Uganda wildlife and Chimpanzee tour

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 1: Depart to Murchison Falls National Park
Day 2: Safari Game Drive and Boat trip along River Nile
Day 3: Travel to Kibale Forest NP
Day 4: Chimp Tracking & Kibale Forest
Day 5: Return to Kampala

DETAILED ITINERARY

Safari itinerary: 5 days Murchison falls and Kibale Chimpanzee tracking safari.

Murchison Falls Wildlife safari and Kibale Chimpanzee tracking safari Uganda will begin and end in the capital Kampala. It will involve wildlife and Chimpanzee trekking in Kibale Forest and a lot of sightseeing in Murchison National Park. Kibale National Park and Murchison Falls National Park are blessed with a variety of exquisite natural habitats and settings the you will see for example the varying vegetations in these parks that include the savanna, highland, woodland, wetlands and the tropics. These are sanctuaries to over 70 different mammals, chimpanzees and other primates; you will most definitely have an exciting tour through the two main National Parks.

Day 1: Depart to Murchison Falls National Park

Starting off you safari experience in Uganda, you will be briefed by the guide and latter start the tour which will include a 5-6 hours drive to Murchison falls National Park. On your expedition you will take pleasure in the stunning scene of the serene hilly country side. You will have lunch in Masindi and then ascend to the top of the Murchison falls. There you will have a life time opportunity to see the world’s longest river thunderously bust through a small 7meter gorge and then drop to 43 meters below. With that, you will continue to any one of the lodge in the National Park according to your budget.

Day 2: Safari Game Drive and Boat trip along River Nile
With the fresh air rushing on to your face, you will wake up to the sweet sound of the birds with in the park. Breakfast will later be served which will later be followed a morning drive to see the various animals like Elephants, Lion, and giraffes, Hartebeest, Bushbucks and Jackal. Have lunch at the lodge and later cruise on river Nile to catch sight of the numerous crocodiles, Hippos, water birds, elephants and many more animals. You will be able to take snap shots of these animals that will be sipping the waters of the Nile while at the boat cruise. Before retiring to your lodge for diner, you will take photographs of the spectacular water falls.

Day 3: Travel to Kibale Forest NP
You will drive from Murchison Falls National Park heading south west to Fort portal immediately after having a well prepared breakfast meal. The National Park has the biggest number of resident primates in Africa, with 13 different primate species like the chimpanzees, the blues, galagos, black and white Colobus monkeys and the Red Colobus monkeys. But that is not all that Kibale has to offer, apart from tracking the grunting chimpanzee families in the thick forest, you can also have nature walks in the Bigodi swamp to watch the harmoniously singing birds.

Through the Albertine Escarpment of the East Africa’s Great Rift valley and finally arrive in Fort Portal that lies in the shadow of the great Mountains of the Moon. You will dine and sleep in either the cozy Primates Primate Lodge or the Chimpanzee Guest House

Day 4: Chimp Tracking & Kibale Forest
As usual, you will wake up to a beautiful day, have breakfast that will be served on time and then drive to Kibale Forest National Park starting point for Chimpanzee trekking. While tracking you will marvel at the other primates that will be crisscrossing such as black-and-white Colobus monkeys, Red-Colobuses, the blues and grey cheeked Mangabey.

Birds, small insect and butterflies are all part of the beautiful wild. For specifics about anything as you will be on your trek, the guides will be at your disposal at all times. Be it on the flora or on fauna of the forest, you will be informed of anything you want to know about. You will later return to your accommodation for lunch. In the afternoon have a nature walk in Bigodi Swamp to spot various birds and animals.

Day 5: Return to Kampala
Have breakfast and then return to the capital Kampala.

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