An amazing opportunity to see the big five in addition to chimpanzees on an African safari that takes you to the famous Murchision Falls National Park in Uganda. Experience the thrill and excitement of sitting in the forest with a group of chimps as you watch them interact with one another. Get close to rhinos at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and marvel at these real life African unicorns. Search for the rest of the big five in the largest conservation area in Uganda with 76 mammal species and 457 bird species on morning and evening game drives. Enjoy a boat ride along the Nile River and experience the mighty Murchison Falls from above and below. All of this awaits you on a trip that is sure to show you why Uganda is one of Africa's greatest safari destinations, offering a variety of spectacular game viewing experiences.
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Entebbe/Kampala - Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary - Murchison Falls National Park
Set off for Murchison Falls National park, the largest conservation area in Uganda, well known for its wildlife, beautiful landscapes and the mighty Murchison Falls. Stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on the way for some rhino tracking and a chance to see the only wild rhinos in Uganda. This will allow you to get close to the rhinos, giving you a perfect opportunity for some spectacular photographs. Make your way to your lodge for the evening.
Game Drive & Boat Cruise
After an early breakfast, proceed for your morning game drive in the park in search for animals before the sun rises. Expect to see a variety of species such as elephant, lion, giraffe and if you are lucky, the elusive leopard. After a midday lunch, enjoy a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. You will have the opportunity to see hippo, crocodile and buffalo in the water or at the water edges from the boat.
Chimpanzee Trekking, Budongo Forest
Wake up early and after a quick breakfast and briefing, begin your trek in search of the chimps. Make your way through the natural rain forest that is home to some of the oldest Mahogany Trees. In addition to chimps you will see numerous other ape species. Sit with the chimps when you find them and observe their interactions for a memorable experience. Later make your way back to the lodge after enjoying your packed lunch. After some relaxing, head out for an evening game drive and experience the bush in the evening topped off with an amazing sunset.
Murchison Falls - Entebbe/Kampala
After breakfast, proceed to the falls where you will be able to see them from above as the entire Nile River squeezes through an 8m gorge in an awesome display giving these falls the title of the 'strongest falls in the world'. Make your way back to Entebbe/Kampala with an en-route lunch at Kabalega Diner.
What is included 3 x nights accommodation Chimpanzee trekking permit Meals as in the itinerary Activities as in the itinerary Professional English speaking guide/driver Pick-up & drop-off transfers Ferry crossing fees All park entrance fees what is excluded Flights & visas Travel & medical insurance Personal expenses & tips Government imposed fee increases
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