5 Days Special Murchison Falls National Park Uganda’s largest and oldest of all National Parks, with a chance of spotting the big five and is renowned by the famous Murchison falls, where the rushing waters of the Nile are forced through a narrow gorge of 7-8 meters producing a sound that you never forget. This park has the highest number of animals that provide the very best of the experience in Africa.
DAY ONE: ARRIVAL AT ENTEBBE AIRPORT - UGANDA
Your arrival will be a warm welcome by our company representative then taken for refreshments and depending on time of arrival, you will check in at your hotel then acclimatize. There is an option of going for a city tour or staying behind to relax while recovering jet lag. Briefing about your safari is also done today and final payments if any. Overnight at your hotel (Biraj Hotel for Budget or Mystil Hotel for luxury - BB).
DAY TWO: TRANSFER FROM KAMPALA TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Early breakfast, then start the 6 to 8 hours journey including some interesting stops. Looking at the Big Five, we shall be introduced to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a natural habitat for Rhinos in Uganda. The 2 -3 hour tracking of these special endangered Rhinos not found elsewhere in Uganda Parks is so rewarding and captivating. Time allowing continue to Masindi for lunch or even enjoy it at the Rhino Fund Restaurant. Proceed to Murchison falls National park, and head straight to the Top of the Falls.
View the spectacular falls where the Nile perfects its beautiful falls creating a thunderous roar, breathtaking views and good spots for memorable photos. Thereafter proceed to the Lodge for dinner and overnight. Red Chillie Rest camp for Budget or Paraa Safari Lodge for Upgrade. FB
DAY THREE: FULL DAY IN MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Early morning Teas and coffees prefered, embark on the early morning game drive in hope of seeing some of the big five including lions, buffaloes and elephants. Giraffes may be sighted, small antelopes like Olibi, impalas and primates like the baboons and monkeys. Return for late breakfast if not taken before, then relax till lunch enjoying the lodge views / scenery and comparing notes. In the afternoon after lunch we have a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, here we may be lucky to find some of the animals that come to drink water and cool off, Hippo schools, Crocodiles, Birds and lizards plus other marine may be sighted. There is an option of boarding off at the bottom of the falls and Hiking to the top of the falls (Extra fee activity), this can be challenging but very much rewarding walk as it brings you face to face with the world’s most powerful water fall, your driver will be waiting for you at the top of the falls to transport you back to the lodge in case you opt for this walk. Notice to be given earlier. Red Chillie Rest camp for Budget or Paraa Safari Lodge for Upgrade. FB
DAY FOUR: TRANSFER FROM MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK TO KAMPALA
Early breakfast, check out and then head to Budongo Forest for Chimpanzee Trekking. This exposes you to about 3-4 hours expedition into tracking the Chimpanzees – our closest relatives of the jungle. Continue to lunch en-route as you head back to Kampala.
Overnight at your hotel (Biraj Hotel for Budget or Mystil Hotel for luxury - BB).