8 Days Murchison Falls, Chimpanzee & Gorilla Safari ( minimum 2 persons )

8 Days Murchison Falls, Chimpanzee tracking and Gorilla Safari offers the ultimate experience of Uganda's immense natural beauty and diversity. Spot all the big five in the Murchison falls, get close to Chimpanzees and mountain gorillas in the thick rain-forest, enjoy the beautiful scenery, the warm weather at Lake Bunyonyi.

per adult from

$3,580

NZD

Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 7x Dinner
    • 8x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Travel to Murchison falls national park - Rhino tracking

      Pass By: Murchison Falls National Park, Murchison Falls P.O.Box 455, Masindi Uganda
      Have early breakfast and prepare for pick up from your hotel by 7.00am. Drive northwards on the Kampala - Gulu for approximately two and half hours and get to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Set out for a hike on the sanctuary to track the White Rhinos. In addition to the Rhinos the sanctuary harbors several other wildlife including Hippos, Bushbucks, Oribis, and lots of birds. After close to two hours of trekking, get back on the road and get to Masindi for your lunch, thereafter proceed to Murchison Falls National Park. Check in at your accommodation to relax, have dinner and rest the night.

      Meals included:
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Pakuba Safari Lodge

      Day 2: Early morning game drive - boat ride to the bottom of the falls

      Pass By: Murchison Falls National Park, Murchison Falls P.O.Box 455, Masindi Uganda
      Wake up to an early cup of tea/coffee at 6.00 am and at 6.30 am set off for the game drive. Expect sighting of Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Jackson's Hartbeets, Uganda Kob, Warthogs, lots of savanna birds and wonderful scenery. After close to four hours, return to your accommodation for breakfast and lunch. Later set out for the afternoon Launch Cruise along the Nile to the base of the Murchison Falls. There are lots of wildlife sighting along the Nile, including, Hippos, Crocodile, Buffaloes, Elephants, and lots of water birds. At the base of the falls you can opt of the Launch and hike along the falls to the top of the Falls. You meet the driver at the top and transfer to back to your lodge. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Pakuba Safari Lodge

      Day 3: Transfer from Murchison falls to Kibale National Park

      Pass By: Kibale Forest National Park - Chimpanzee Tracking, Fort Portal Uganda
      Have breakfast check out of the lodge and leave for Kibale National Park. The drive along the scenic Albertine rift valley continues. You will stopover en route for lunch before proceeding to Kibale Forest National Park. Check into your accommodation that is situated just outside the park for dinner and overnight.

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent)

      Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking Kibale and Bigod nature swampy walk

      Pass By: Kibale Forest National Park - Chimpanzee Tracking, Fort Portal Uganda
      Wake up to an early breakfast at 6.30, have breakfast, and transfer to the park offices for briefing. By 8 am you trek into the forest to find the chimps and sight a lot of wildlife. Return to the lodge for lunch. Later head out for a nature walk in Bigodi Swamp for sighting of primates and birds. Dinner and overnight at the accommodation.

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Kibale Forest Camp (Safari Tent)

      Day 5: Transfer from Kibale to Bwindi impenetrable National Park

      Pass By: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Buhoma Uganda
      After breakfast, check out of the lodge and travel southwards to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Drive through the southern area of the Queen Elizabeth park called Ishasha. This area is popular for the tree-climbing lions, and if lucky you may see them. Lunch is en route. Check in at your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Rushaga Gorilla Camp

      Day 6: Gorilla tracking Bwindi and batwa community walk

      Pass By: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Buhoma Uganda
      Wake up to an early breakfast at 6.30 am, pick packed lunch and transfer to the park offices for briefing by the ranges and assign a gorilla group you shall track. At 8 am transfer to the start of the trek and head into the forest to find the Mountain Gorillas. You are allowed no more than an hour with them, return to meet your driver. Return to the lodge for a snack, refresh and then later visit the local batwa community to see the indigenous ways of living. Return to lodge for dinner and overnight.

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Rushaga Gorilla Camp

      Day 7: Transfer from Bwindi to Lake Bunyonyi - Canoe ride

      Pass By: Lake Bunyonyi Eco Resort, Kabale-Kachwekano, Uganda
      Transfer to Lake Bunyonyi for a relaxation experience, get to your accommodation in time for lunch. After lunch relax a bit then later go for a canoe ride on one of the deepest lakes in the world. You can choose to ride the canoe yourself or use a guide to ride you. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Bunyonyi Overland Resort

      Day 8: Travel back to Entebbe - drop off at desired destination

      Pass By: Uganda Equator, Masaka Road, Kayabwe Uganda
      Wake up and have breakfast, check out of the lodge and travel back to Entebbe to catch your evening flight back home / drop you off at your desired destination. Lunch is en-route. You also get to make a stopover at the Equator point for some picture moments.

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure Point :
      Kampala, Uganda
      Departure Time :
      12:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      Returns to original departure point
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
      • 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
      • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
      • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • 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

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    8

    Organised by Simba Africa Expeditions

    Activity ID: V-69217P11

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