6 Day Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls and Bwindi Impenetrable Park

This 6 day safari combines gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest with a wildlife safari in Murchison Falls National Park. The trip starts with a visit to Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest protected area home to a wide range of flora and fauna. Wild animals that can be seen in this park include some of the big five such as elephants, buffaloes and lions; as well as giraffes, antelopes, crocodiles, hippos etc. The trip takes you further through the Albertine Rift to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home to more than half of the remaining total population of the mountain gorillas. The trip starts in Kampala and ends in Kampala Entebbe Airport.

per adult from

$3,398

NZD

Duration

6 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 6x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • 5 nights accommodation
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Fuel surcharge
    • National Park fees
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Murchison Falls National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Rhino Fund Uganda ( Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary)
    • Entry/Admission - Kibale Forest National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
    What's excluded :
    • Air tickets
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities

  • Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls

    Stop At: Murchison Falls National Park, Murchison Falls P.O.Box 455, Masindi Uganda
    Head off to Murchison Falls National Park starting in Kampala via Bombo road that should take you about 5 hours. On your way, you will see the legendary Luweero triangle, today is a small town with a trading center recognized for its agonizing past during Obote’s regime. Continue and branch off at Masindi Hotel for lunch. You will pass through Budongo forest and Kaniyo Pabidi. When you reach the park, drive directly to the Top of the falls, such a pretty site for appreciating the mighty River Nile and the most powerful rush of water anywhere in the world behind. Camp or lodge at Sambiya Lodge (budget)/ Red Chili/ Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury) FB.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Stop At: Rhino Fund Uganda ( Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary), Gulu Highway Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Nakitoma Uganda
    Stop by and Track White Rhinos.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Red Chilli

    Day 2: Game drives - launch cruise

    Stop At: Murchison Falls National Park, Murchison Falls P.O.Box 455, Masindi Uganda
    Set off for an early game view drive on the Northern Delta Nile. Lions, buffaloes, waterbuck, Jackson’s hartebeest, Rothschild’s giraffe, oribi and baboons are some of the animals you will spot. Soon you can take a launch cruise on the Murchison falls in about two hrs. Spot schools of some of the largest hippos and crocodiles, small herds of buffalo. There is rich birdlife on the papyrus banks, watch out for the shoebill stork, the most sought after bird in Africa. Go to the Top of the falls, such a lovely scene for viewing the fall, park as well taking lunch or relaxing. Camp or lodge at Sambiya Lodge (budget) / Red Chili/ Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury) FB.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Red Chili

    Day 3: Transfer from Murchison falls to Kibale forest

    Stop At: Kibale Forest National Park - Chimpanzee Tracking, Fort Portal Uganda
    After morning breakfast, transfer from Murchison falls to kibale forest national park with spectacular views of the rift valley, great Lake Albert, the Rwenzori ranges, the beautiful Lakes George and Edward, generally the western Albertine rift valley environment. Dinner and overnight at Crater safari Lodge/Primates lodge.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Primates Lodge

    Day 4: kibale to Bwindi impenetrable forest national park

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Buhoma Uganda
    You will have an early and trasnfer to Bwindi impenetrabel forets national paerk with lunch enroute at Igongo cultural centre in Mbarara. You will reach in the evening having dinner and overnight at Gorilla Resort (luxury)/ Buhoma community Bandas (budget) FB
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Buhoma Community Bandas

    Day 5: Mountain Gorilla Tracking and Batwa local communities

    Stop At: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Buhoma Uganda
    Take an early morning breakfast, head to the park office headquarters with packed lunch for an inevitable briefing ready to trek for the gorillas in the thick impenetrable forests. You get to spend an hour with the gorillas after having trekked for about 3-5 hours. If you are still energetic, in the evening, head for a brief nature walk to the Batwa community. Also available are curio shops, drinking joints, a children’s school among others. You can try the other option being Munyanja river trail, where you can see the waterfalls and an array of bird life or the Muzabajiro/ Ruhija trails which offer forest and grassland bird species plus more primates. Return to Gorilla Resort (luxury)/ Buhoma community Bandas (budget) FB.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Buhoma community Bandas

    Day 6: Depart to either Kigali or Kampala

    Pass By: Kampala Fair (in Entebbe), 19 Portal Road Opposite K-Hotel, Entebbe Uganda
    Enjoy breakfast in the morning and leave Bwindi early to Kigali or Kampala to connect with your return flight.

    End of the Safari



    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Airport pick up or within UgandaAirports
    • Entebbe Airport, Entebbe Uganda
    Ports
    • Entebbe
    Departure Time :
    6:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant meals not included
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Evidence of dive certification is required from all divers wishing to participate in a certified dive
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Only 4 Passengers per Safari Vehicle.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Inspire African Safaris

Activity ID: V-103350P1

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