3 Days Murchison Falls Safari and Chimpanzee Tracking

This 3 Days Murchison falls safari and chimpanzee tracking in Budongo Forest is the best getaway for any wildlife lover and the shortest safari that enables you to see all the Big 5 Animals. While on this safari expect to embark on an adventurous boat cruise and seeing a number of wildlife species like lions, elephants, antelopes, etc. You will all track the Budongo chimpanzees.

3 Days Murchison Falls safari with boat cruise and chimpanzee tracking tour

The 3 Days Murchison Falls safari with a boat cruise and chimpanzee tracking tour takes you to the largest of Uganda’s national parks. Murchison falls is also the oldest national park. While on this 3-day safari expect to embark on an adventurous boat cruise and seeing a number of wildlife species like lions, elephants, warthogs, leopards, giraffes, lots of bird species, etc. You will also track the Budongo chimpanzees.

Your 3 Day Trip Summary

  • Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park, Visit the Top of the Falls
  • Day 2: Game drive and Boat cruise
  • Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking and transfer back to Kampala

Itinerary for the 3 Days Murchison Falls safari with boat cruise and chimpanzee tracking tour

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

After an early breakfast at your Hotel in Kampala, you will transfer to Murchison Falls National Park via Masindi town.You will have lunch in Masindi Town after which you will enter Murchison falls through the Kichumbanyobo gate.

3 Days Murchison Falls safari with boat cruise and chimpanzee tracking tourThe Park is well known for the spectacular Murchison Falls, where the world’s longest river detonates fervently through a tapered crevice in the Rift Valley escarpment to thrust into a foaming pool 43m below. Here you will see the magnificent top of the falls and where it is believed to be raining all day throughout the year and also forming the Rainbow on sunny days. Retire to your assigned place of accommodation for dinner and overnight stay at Paraa Safari Lodge for Luxury, Pakuba Lodge for Mid-range or Twiga Safari Lodge, and RedChilli campsite for the budget.

Day 2: Game drive and Boat cruise

Early in the morning after breakfast, you will set out for the game drive on the Northern sector of the Park. Expect to encounter animals like Giraffes, Lions, Elephants, baboons, and a number of different antelopes. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon set out for the 3 hours boat cruise on the Albert Nile to the Bottom of the falls.

Expect to see animals like Hippos, crocodiles, Waterbucks, and a wide variety of bird species. You will also reach the “Devils Cauldron” where you will be able to see clearly the majestic Murchison Falls. Return for dinner and overnight stay at Paraa Safari Lodge for Luxury, Pakuba Safari Lodge, or Twiga Safari Lodge for Mid-range and Red Chill campsite for the budget.

Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking and transfer back to Kampala

3 Days Murchison Falls safari with boat cruise and chimpanzee tracking tourAfter breakfast, you will set out for the chimpanzee trekking in Kaniyo Pabidi. The rangers will help you search for these chimps as they also give you information about the other primates that you will encounter.

Return to your lodge for lunch and after transfer back to Kampala. Drop off at your Hotel in Kampala

Tour costs include the following

  • Park fees (non-residents)
  • All activities that are shown in the itinerary
  • Professional driver/ tour guide
  • All transfers (airport pick up and drops)
  • All Taxes
  • All transportation
  • Meals (as specified in a day by day section)
  • Drinking water all days

Tour costs Excludes

  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation before and after the trip
  • Tips
  • Government imposed increased of taxes and park fees
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visas etc)
  • Laundry
  • Extra activities

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