5 Days Murchison & Kibale Chimpanzee Safari

Join a 5 Days Uganda safari featuring game viewing and in Murchison falls national park combined with chimpanzee trekking and nature walks in Kibale Forest National park with African Apes Holidays. Murchison falls has the highest number of wild animals in Uganda while Kibale Forest is home to the highest number of chimpanzees in Africa. This safari starts and ends in Kampala Uganda.

Trip Summary
Day 1: Pick up & Zziwa rhino & transfer to Murchison falls NP
Day 2: Game viewing & bottom cruise to the bottom of the falls
Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest
Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking & Bigodi wetland sanctuary
Day 5: Departure

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Pick up & Zziwa rhino & transfer to Murchison falls NP
Upon your arrival at Entebbe airport, our driver-guide will pick you up and transfer drive northwestwards to Murchison falls national park. Have a stop at Zziwa Rhino sanctuary for rhino trekking and thereafter proceed to Masindi for lunch. Drive to the park with s atop at the top of the falls to experience how the strong river Nile waters squeeze through a narrow gorge to form the waterfall. Dinner and overnight stay at Parra Safari Lodge/ Murchison River Lodge/ Fort Murchison Lodge.

Day 2: Game viewing & bottom cruise to the bottom of the falls

Wake up early and go for game drives through the open plains of the park for game viewing. Expect to see a high concentration of animals such as giraffes, elephants, lions, impalas, Oribis, Elands, Topis and buffalos among others grazing and feeding in the park. Return to the lodge for late breakfast and wait for jot lunch. In the afternoon, embark on a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. The cruise offers you spectacular views of calm waters, birds and water animals on the river bank. Dinner and overnight stay at Parra Safari Lodge/ Murchison River Lodge/ Fort Murchison Lodge.

Day 3: Transfer to Kibale Forest National park
Today you wake up early, have a cup of coffee, check out of the lodge and depart for Kibale forest with a lunch stop in Fort portal. Dinner and overnight stay at Primates Lodge/ Chimpanzee Forest guest house/ Kibale Forest Camp


Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking & Bigodi wetland sanctuary

Have a morning cup of coffee, get your packed lunch and transfer to Kanyanchu information center for registration and briefing about the dos and donts of chimpanzee trekking. You will spend an hour with chimpanzees to learn their behaviors, take pictures and embrace their human-like characters. In the evening, join a nature walk through Bigodi wetland sanctuary. There you will see numerous bird species such as Blue Turaco, Papyrus Genolok, black bee-eater, Cuckoos, Collared Apalis, Crowned eagle and weavers among others. also, expect to see primates such as vervet monkeys, blue monkeys, black and white colubus and red-tailed monkeys among others. Dinner and overnight stay at Primates Lodge/ Chimpanzee Forest guest house/ Kibale Forest Camp

Day 5: Departure
After breakfast, check out and drive to Kampala to catch-up with your connecting flight at Entebbe international airport.

End of the tour

Tour inclusions
• Park entrance fee
• Ferry crossing
• Chimpanzee permit
• Boat cruise
• Ground transport
• Bottled drinking water
• Full time English speaking guide
• Accommodation and meals
• Airport pickups and transfers
• Touring and photography
• Miscellaneous

Tour Exclusions
• Visa fees
• International flights
• Tips
• Alcoholic beverages
• Personal expenses
• Extra activities not in the itinerary

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