4 Day Uganda wildlife and primate safari

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Entebbe International Airport
Various Locations
Min Age : 12
Max People : 8

This 4 Days Uganda Safari will take you to Northwestern Uganda and see the diversity of Uganda’s flora and fauna. The savannas and rain forest of Murchison Falls. This tour through Uganda is the perfect combination of nature wildlife animals and you will overnight in the best budget accommodation in Uganda.  

Tour Details

Travel Northwestern and see the diversity of Uganda’s flora and fauna. The savannahs and rain forest of Murchison Falls. This tour through Uganda is the perfect combination of nature wildlife animals and you will overnight in the best budget accommodation in Uganda.  

Departure & Return Location

Entebbe International Airport

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • Hotel Accommodation (Twin Room Basis)
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees

Complementaries

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • T-Shirt
  • Entrance Fees
What to Expect
  • Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park via Ziwa Rhino sanctuary
  • Day 2: Morning and evening game drives
  • Day 3: Boat Safari, hiking and Top of the falls
  • Day 4: Chimpanzee Trekking and transfer to Kampala
Itinerary

Day 1To Murchison Falls National Park via Ziwa Rhino sanctuary

Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s best-known and biggest nature reserve. With the impressive and powerful Murchison waterfall and its remarkable animal populations, this is a must visit in the Pearl of Africa. There are superb activities on offer such as a boat safari or Delta safari on the Nile. The river divides the park between a Northern and Southern section as it makes its way through multiple rapids and waterfalls to Lake Albert. Unfortunately, during the war years poachers and troops wiped out the majority of wildlife. Except for the park’s rhino population, fortunately all other wildlife has recovered fast since. A game drive in the park allows you to be eye-to-eye with the African animal kingdom and you will be amazed by the number of elephants. Also, giraffes, lions, antelope, waterbucks, buffaloes, hippos and crocodiles can all be spotted. Game drives take place on the tracks in the northern section which you reach by taking a ferry across the river. This park guarantees adventure!
At Fort Murchison lodge you can expect ultimate comfort and relaxation in en-suite rooms in a beautiful bush-location. Enjoy the swimming pool and the great hospitality! If you have binoculars, bring them! The bird life is incredible. The main lodge area provides a bar and restaurant and sits on a raised Fort providing magical panoramic views of the Albert Nile as well as the park. You know that you are really in the bush having a guide leading you back to your safari tent after dinner because of the active wildlife at night.
Journey time: 7 hours
Accomodation: Fort Murchison Lodge

Day 2Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park

After an early breakfast, it is time to explore the park. On your Game Drives you of course need a fair share of luck and very good eyes to try and spot as many animals as possible. While driving through the park you can come eye-to-eye with the African animal kingdom. Hopefully you see them all; elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, leopards, different species of antelope and many tropical birds. They are all there! A professional ranger with extensive knowledge on the park and its inhabitants will join you in your car. The park is especially known for its massive elephant population, huge array of bird species and big herds of buffalo. You will discover some of the parks ecosystems and different scenery with dense woodland, extensive savannahs and rolling grasslands. As this is a private game drive you can ask your guide to tailor your trip towards specific birdlife and/or wildlife if you like.

Accomodation : Fort Murchison lodge
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Day 3Day 3: Boat safari, Hiking and visiting Top of the falls.

Morning short game drive and after boat safari towards the Murchison Falls is a very special activity, it takes approximately 3 hours and goes along the Victoria Nile to the base of the Falls. You can imagine; this boat safari will show you breathtaking scenery. Cold drinks are for sale on board for when you get thirsty for a local beer or a soda. Carefully watched by crocodiles, hundreds of hippos, buffaloes, water birds, monkeys and all the other (also thirsty) wildlife that the Nile attracts you go to the bottom of the powerful Murchison Falls. If you like hiking, the boat can drop you near the waterfalls and you can hike up to the top (this takes around 1 or 1,5 hours). The views are amazing!

Accommodation Fort Murchison Lodge

Meal Plan Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4Day 4: Chimpanzee trekking and transfer to Kampala/Entebbe

Budongo Forest reserve is located Southern part of Murchison Falls national Park,covering an area of 793 sq km of the park. This forest reserve is home to different wildlife species such as over 359 bird species, 465 species of trees, 9 primate species, 289 butterfly species, and 24 species of mammals as well as 130 species of moths. Budongo forest is also famous for mahogany trees and a big number of Chimpanzees approximately 600 to 700 chimpanzees. Chimpanzee trekking can take you 40 minutes or even a full day, how long it takes is mainly dependant on the location of these primates.
As you track you will be guided by the ranger guides who are skilled and knowledgeable about these primates, during this you will also be able to see various tree species like the mahogany, monkeys like vervet, olive monkeys, snakes and birds can also be spotted. After trekking, you will start off your journey back to Kampalaor Entebbe airport whereby you will arrive in the late afternoon. Trekking can take a long time sometimes but it is always worth it, being a great experience and time watching these primates.

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