5 DAYS MURCHISON FALLS AND KIBALE NATIONAL PARK

 5 days to Murchison falls and Kibale National park, Murchison falls National Park, is located in northwestern part of Uganda, it is one of the oldest conversation and largest national park in Uganda, stretching to approximately 3,940 km. The park is bisected by River Nile that flows with in the park and powers into Lake Albert and the Nile River flowing towards Namuli. The park adjacent to karuma falls where the largest hydro power station will be generated by 2018.

The park is a home to 80 species of mammals including water buck, giraffes, Jackson hearts beasts, lions, warthogs, oribs, buffaloes,elephants, hyenas, leopards and many more. There other primates, reptiles and about 250 bird species including the shoebill stork.

Kibale national park is found in the south western part of Uganda. The park was established in 1993 to protect a number of habitats. The park protects a number of primates including the famous chimpanzee. The park is a tropical forest in Uganda, covered in grassland and swamps. Althoughits best known for chimpanzee trekking, the park also protects other primates and mammals including the warthogs, baboons, manga olive baboons, golden cat, blue monkeys and many more.

Our trip takes us to two national parks Murchison and Kibale national park.

Trip highlights

Rhinos

Game drive

Boat cruise

Chimpanzee trekking

Nature walk

Detailed itinerary

Day 1 Kampala-Murchison falls national park

After your early morning breakfast, our guide will pick you up from the hotel and also brief you through the whole trip, there after set off at 7am, this early morning drive enables us not to encounter with the traffic jam and also to catch up worth the park activities.

Drive to Murchison falls to have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino trekking.

there after have lunch at Kabalega dinner and continue driving to Murchison falls national park through Bugungu forest with chances of spotting out the baboons ,birds, trees and also to visit the top of the falls.

 Check in at the lodge relax and have dinner.

Accommodation (option)

Meal plans:  dinner

Murchison River lodge

Paara safari lodge

Pakuba safari lodge

Red chill hide away

Shoebill camp site

Nile safari lodge

 Chobe safari Lodge.         

Day 2 game drive-boat ride

Wake up early morning for a heavy breakfast and get ready for an early game drive to spot and see animals before they go back to their hide outs or dens. The guide will haveknowledge where the lion is hiding and the leopards. Other animals include elephants, hyenas, buffaloes, hippos, topis,zebras and many more. After the early morning experience return to the lodge for lunch and wait for the afternoon boat ride.

The boat ride will give you an opportunity to see a number of animals, such as cape buffaloes, hippos in water, giraffes and many more .you will have a 45minute hike to the top of the falls to experience the best view of the falls and spot out other animals as well.

Our guide will be waiting to drive you back to the lodge after the amazing thrilling moment. Return to the lodge at 5pm for relaxation and diner.

Accommodation (option)

Meal plans:  breakfast, lunch and dinner

Murchison River lodge

Paara safari lodge

Pakuba safari lodge

Red chill hide away

Shoebill camp site

Nile safari lodge

 Chobe safari Lodge.

Day 3 Murchison –kibale

After your breakfast and preparation, get ready for to travel to kibale national park via Lake Albert escarpment, you will have a stopover in Hoima for lunch.

Pass via river Nkusi the river joining Victoria Nile, on your journey you experience and encounter with beautifullysceneries of rolling hills, the foot hills of Rwenzori Mountain.

Arrive and check in at the lodge relax as you view the mountains, beautiful; views of Rwenzori mountain.

Accommodation (option)

Meal plan: dinner

Chimps nest

Kibale forest camp

Primate Lodge

Day 4 chimpanzee trekking

Wake up early morning for a heavy break breakfast and prepare for chimpanzee trekking,our guide will drive you to the park headquarters for a short briefing about chimpanzee trekking.

  As you trek through the tropical rainforest you will hear the sounds of chimpanzee scream, communicating to their members. The guide and ranger will help to locate where they are.

You will be allowed to have an encounter with the chimpanzees for one hour, watch them as they swing hard on trees, slap tree bars, pant hooting,displaying their nests it’s such an amazing experience in a life time.After this amazing encounter with face to face experience of the human cousin we return to the lodge for lunch.

Relax then have an evening nature walk in Bigodi swamp, at the eastern edge of the park where you have chances of spotting out bird species including cuckoos,kingfisher,fly chancers,waxbills and many types of monkeys including the rare Lhotse’s monkey,blue monkey,Ugandan mangabey and many.

Return to the lodge for dinner.

Accommodation (option)

Meal plan:full board

Chimps nest

Kibale forest camp

Primate Lodge

Day 5 kibale-Kampala

After breakfast prepare and have your packed lunch optional stopover for lunch. We drive through fortpartal Mubende and proceed to Kampala as view beautifullyscenery of rolling hills,mountains,tea plantations and many more. Arrive in Kampala before 6pm at your lodge of area or residence.

End of safari, book with Dina tours and travel for your trip.

Tour includes

Game drives

Chimpanzee permit

Park entrance

Guide

Car hire

Fuel

Launch cruise

Accommodation

Exclusive

Visa

Personal expenses

Tips

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