This 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari and Chimpanzee tour takes you to Murchison Falls and Kibale forest for chimpanzee tracking and guarantees comfortable safari accommodations, 4×4 safari vehicles plus great scenic views of Uganda’s wilderness.
5 Days Best of Uganda Safari Overview
Day 1, Depart for Murchison Falls National Park (4-5 hours)
Start your day by having a heavy breakfast at your Hotel in Kampala. The guide will then come and pick you up and transfer you to Murchison Falls National Park which is Uganda’s largest park. The park is a habitat for animals like elephants, buffaloes, giraffe sand a variety of antelopes. En route, you will visit the famous Luweero triangle and also stop over for lunch in Masindi Town.
Proceed and reach the famous which was named after the magnificent Murchison falls. Upon arrival, Visit the Top of the falls where water thunders through different rapids from a 7-metre gap to fall over 40 meters Gorge below. Dinner and overnight stay at Paraa safari Lodge/ Nile Safari Camp for Luxury or Sambiya River Lodge for Mid range or Red Chill’s camp for Budget
Day 2, Game drive and launch cruise along the Albert Nile
After an early breakfast, you will go for a game drive on the Northern Bank of River Nile. The activity takes about 3-5 hours and Wildlife in the Park includes elephants, Rothschild giraffes, buffaloes, lions, Hartebeest, Uganda kobs, oribis and waterbucks.
After the drive you will return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon go for a launch cruise on the Albert Nile which will give you an exciting panoramic view at the bottom of the mighty Murchison falls. Along the cruise, you will encounter crocodiles, hippos, and birds on the river banks like kingfisher, cormorants, bee-eater and the rare shoebill stork. Dinner and overnight at Paraa safari Lodge/ Nile Safari Camp for Luxury or Sambiya River Lodge for Mid range or Red Chill’s camp for Budget
Day 3, Transfer to Kibale Forest National Park (8-9 hours)
Early morning after breakfast, you will set out for your long journey to Kibale Forest National Park. This Park is a home to the almost 13 primate species. These include red colobus and L’Hoest’s monkey and many more. You will have lunch in Kagadi. Proceed with the journey to Kibale forest. Dinner and overnight stay at Primates Lodge or Ndali Lodge for Luxury/ Kibale forest Lodge for Mid range/ chimpanzee guest house for Budget.
Day 4, Chimpanzee tracking and Bigodi Swamp Walk
After breakfast, you will set out for chimp tracking with in the Kibale Forest. During your search, expect to see a lot of primate species like chimpanzees, monkeys and other animals like the forest elephants, buffaloes, leopards, bush pig and duiker, lions, warthogs, reptiles and amphibians as well as a colorful variety of butterflies.
Return to the Lodge for lunch. After lunch go for a nature walk in the Bigodi swamp area and look out for most of the water loving bird species. The forest /Park has almost 335 species of birds and there fore a good place for birders. Return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight stay as above on day 3 of 5 Days Uganda wildlife safari.
Day 5, Short city tour around Fort portal and transfer back to Kampala (6-7 hours)
You will have breakfast, then have a small city tour in fort portal, visit the Kings Palace of Toro Kingdom, the cultural attraction of Amabeere Ga Nyinamwiru and then after lunch, you will transfer back to Kampala via Mubende Mityana road. You will reach Kampala in the evening. Dinner and overnight at your Hotel or transfer to Entebbe airport for your flight back home with great memories of this 5 Days Uganda Wildlife and Chimpanzee tour.
End of 5 Days Uganda Wildlife.