4 Days Budongo Chimp Trek and Murchison Falls National Park
4 Days Budongo Chimp trek and Murchison falls National Park takes you to Uganda’s largest Park known as Murchison Falls National Park, situated in Northwestern Uganda on an area of 3,840 sq km, gazetted in 1926 as a game reserve. It is classified with Savannah grasslands and the Victoria Nile that flows through separating it into two (the northern and southern bank).
4 Days give you an opportunity of trekking chimps in their natural state of Budongo Forest. Murchison Falls is home to over 451 bird species such as the Great blue Turaco, Goliath heron, the Shoebill, and the dwarf kingfisher among others, 76 mammal species, a big number of Nile crocodiles and above all the magnificent and thunderous Murchison Falls squeezing their way through a gorge that is 8m wide. All said you will have an opportunity to enjoy both our Uganda safari game drives and the boat cruises along the Nile River.
After an early breakfast, our driver guide will pick you up from your hotel or at your place of residence, he will brief you about your 4 Days wildlife safari to Murchison falls and you will start your 6 hours journey to Murchison Falls National Park. You will go through the Luwero, and later have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking; here you will find both black and white rhinos.
After tracking has another stop in Masindi where you will have lunch after lunch proceed to Budongo Forest for Chimpanzee trekking.
Dinner and overnight: Budongo Eco Lodge
Day 2: Budongo Chimpanzee trekking and top of the falls visit
Being your day with morning breakfast, then walk to the forest headquarters for briefing about chimpanzee trekking Dos and Don’ts and thereafter start your primate walk in Budongo Forest guides by well-trained ranger guides. Your walk will expose you to other primates, birds and different plant species in the forest and once you get into close proximity of once community/party of habituated chimpanzees, you will be allowed one hour of observations and photography, then back for lunch at your lodge.
After lunch, your driver will drive you to the top of the Falls to observer how water squeezes itself in a narrow gorge of 7 meters as exploding it flows downstream, proceed to lodge relax and you prepare for next day.
Have Dinner and over: Para safari lodge/Murchison River/Red Chili
Day 3: Morning game drives and boat cruise on the Nile
Being your day with a cup of coffee, and your driver-guide with game ranger pick you up for morning game drive where you will have an opportunity to spot several antelopes, hippos, buffaloes, giraffes, buffaloes, and if luck, big cats such as leopards and lions and then return to the lodge for lunch.
In the afternoon, you will enjoy the boat cruise to the base of the falls. On your way from the jetty point to the bottom of the falls, you will spot several herds of buffaloes, crocodiles, hippos, waterbird species and other wild animals as they flock River Nile to drink water. Continue upstream to the base of the falls to observe how water squeezes in a narrow gorge of 7 meters, later on, drive back to lodge.
Dinner and Overnight at Para safari lodge/Murchison River/Red Chili
Day 4: Departure/Return to Kampala
Enjoy your breakfast; thereafter proceed for another Game drive in the morning on your way back to Kampala. It will be a great time as you look out for various animal species through most of them will be seen in the grasslands feeding such as buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, lions, antelopes, not forgetting a number of bird species. Leave the park, have a stop in Masindi for lunch and continue with the journey reaching Kampala in the evening.
Meal Plan; Breakfast and Lunch
End of 4 Days Budongo Chimp trek and Murchison Falls National Park
4 Days Budongo Chimp trek and Murchison falls National Park includes;
- An English speaking full-time professional driver guide
- All park entry fees
- Accommodation- Full board while on safari
- Ziwa Rhino trekking fees
- Chimpanzee trekking
- Transport safari vehicle
- Boat cruise fees
- Ferry crossings
- Touring and Photography
- Lunch en-route
- Ranger guide
- Bottled drinking water
4 Days Budongo Chimp trek and Murchison falls National Park Excludes; International flights, Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.