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4 Days Murchison falls and Budongo chimp trekking

4 Days
  • 4x4 pop, Airlines
  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • Entebbe
  • All meals during the trek
  • English, Spanish, French, Chinese
  • 2-15
  • 65

Overview

This trip will treat you to the jaw-dropping beauties of Uganda’s biggest National Park, Murchison. It is found in Northern Uganda and prides in a being the only Big 5 Destination in on earth where the world’s longest river passes. While here, you have boat cruises, nature walks, chimp trekking and bird watching

Highlights

  • Game Drives
  • Hike to top of the falls
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Itinerary

Upon your arrival, you will be met by a professional Umoja Motherland Tours Ltd guide who will transfer you to your hotel.
Overnight at Lake Victoria view guest house (BB)

This place is value for money. It is easy to get to from the heart of the Capital. , the staff never find it bothering to make your stay memorable.
After morning breakfast, you will drive from Entebbe to Murchison Falls National Park, passing by Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for bush walk.

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary was established in 2005 as a private, non-profit, animal sanctuary. It strives to re-populate rhinos ahead of their re-introduction into the national parks. At present, ziwa has a crash of over 20 rhinos, over 10 of which were born here. To observe one of the families here, you will pursue a hike over completely flat terrain in the company of a ranger.
Overnight Pakuba lodge (FB)

Situated on the North side of river Nile, Pakuba is more of a modern lodge, than a rustic styled one. It is managed by a nature loving woman and her daughter, Civy. Overlooking a stunning spot where the White Nile kisses the Albert Nile, Pakuba offers guests a perfect location for exploring Murchison falls National Park. Its cottages offer you the perfect spot to unwind and recharge your batteries ahead of the next day's adventure.

During the early morning game drive, you will love the wildlife and birdlife of Murchison Falls National Park. You can’t go wrong with Murchison. It meets your imagination of Africa in its purest form, with plentiful wildlife. Park doesn't have sharks or zebra, but it has thousands of elephants, buffalo, Uganda kobs, hundreds of lions, leopards and millions of spectacular birds. Our guides know them all.
Boat trip to Nile delta.

The shoreline is alive with lots of lush vegetation that provides lions a perfect place to camouflage as they wait to ambush prey. Simply put, the area is an immensely wildlife-rich expanse and there is no better way to see them than by pursuing a two hours boat cruise headed for the mouth of the falls. The boat is lovely and well looked after.

Hike to top of the falls
You cannot imagine how powerful Murchison waterfall is till you have seen it in person during this two hours hike. It flows in great volume and plummets over 40meters high, landing with a bang.

Overnight Pakuba Lodge (FB)
In the evening, you can relax on the veranda and enjoy the magical sunsets and views of mountains of the Congo in the distance.

After breakfast, you will enjoy a guided primate walk in the lush expenses of Budongo forest, in search of the habituated chimpanzee families. You may encounter other primates like the Black-and-White Colobus Monkeys, Red-tailed Monkeys, and different type of birds
Overnight at Budongo Eco lodge (FB)

This lodge is exactly what you are looking for in Murchison, a quiet and clean place that is all about romance and nature. It is well located, but not in a busy part of Budongo forest. It offers a sense of living in a tastefully decorated modern African village. All its cabins have simple yet elegant artistry.

After breakfast, we will depart for Entebbe and your Umoja Motherland Tours guide will transfer you to Entebbe International Airport for your outbound flight.

Cost

The Cost Includes

  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Park Entrance Fee
  • Water

The Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Tips
  • Extra items not listed in the itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will too, you can.

What about internet access?

Yes. The Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems.

How much do guides and porters cost?

Guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

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4 Days Murchison falls and Budongo chimp trekking
  • 4x4 pop, Airlines
  • 3 Stars Hotels
  • Entebbe
  • All meals during the trek
  • English, Spanish, French, Chinese
  • 2-15
  • 65