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5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park.

>>>>>>5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park.

5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park.

Overview of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park

This Uganda wildlife safari is aimed at giving you an opportunity to visit 2 of Uganda’s prominent wildlife safari destinations Murchison falls national park and Kidepo valley national park. During your short Uganda wildlife safari, you are presented with an opportunity to encounter a wide variety of mammal species that are found in these iconic national parks which include elephants, cape buffaloes, lions, leopards and Pumbas. This  safari Uganda experience gives you an opportunity to encounter some of the wild mammals that are not found in Murchison falls such as the Burchell zebras, cheetahs and greater and lesser kudus many more. If you are a birding fanatic, this Uganda tour is like a kid’s day out in Disney land as you have come to some of the biggest birding safari destinations in Uganda with Murchison Falls National Park being home to 450 bird species while kidepo is home 475 bird species. Some of the birds in Murchison falls park include the elusive shoebill stork, goliath heron, kingfisher. In kidepo valley park, you are likely  to have an encounter with the Abyssinian ground hornbill, Egyptian eagle, Abyssinian Roller, Abysinnian Scimitarbill, Black Breasted Barbet, Chestnut Weaverfox Kestrel, Golden Pipit,  Greater Kestrel, Jackson’s Hornbill, Karamoja Apalis, Northern Carmine Bee Eater, Pygmy Falcon, Dark Chanting Goshawk, Kori Bustard, Red and Yellow Barbet and the Ostrich.

Highlights of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park.

Day 1 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park: Transfer to Murchison falls and have an afternoon boat cruise

Day 2 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park: Have a morning game drive and transfer to Kitgum

Day 3 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park:  Proceed to Kidepo valley then enjoy an evening game drive

Day 4 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park:  Morning game drive and an evening cultural encounter

Day 5 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park:  Transfer back to Kampala

Detailed itinerary of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park.

Day 1 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park: Have a nice cup of coffee to get you energized for the day head on this 3-days safari in Uganda. Pick up is done from your hotel in either Kampala or Entebbe by one of our senior guide using any of our wide fleet of safari cars such as super customs for hire in Uganda, 4×4 safari vans for hire in Uganda, buses for hire in Uganda, 4×4 safari land cruisers for hire in Ugandaand saloon car hire in Uganda  then embark on a wonderful safari to Uganda road adventure that lasts between 5-6- hours.  Although this is a long Uganda safari tour drive, its rather filled with amazing road sightings.  Keep your eyes in the window and glance at the lush green landscape that gives you a sneak pick what’s to come ahead. Your first stop is in Kasana at a roadside market place, while here you will get a chance to meet the natives selling an array of purely organic Ugandan fruits that will definitely tantalise your taste buds to get you energised for the Uganda tours experience that awaits you. On arrival to Murchison engage in a nice short Uganda wildlife safari boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. This cruise to the bottom of the Murchison falls puts you in a position to view some of the wild mammals that live in Murchison falls such as cape buffaloes, hippos and numerous antelope species. You are also presented with an opportunity to meet numerous water bird species that are found in Murchison falls. At the end of the cruise hike to the top of these magnificent falls and you will be amazed by the tenacity of these falls as you get to see a huge volume of water wrestling through a 7-meter gorge then tumbling 46 meters below create a spectacle for you like you have never seen before. Transfer back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Paara safari lodge, Bakers Lodge, Kabalega Wilderness Camp, Nile Safari Lodge, Chobe Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Murchison River Lodge, Fort Murchison Lodge, Pakuba Safari Lodge, Budongo Eco Lodge, Sambiya Safari Lodge

Budget: Red Chilli Camp, Twiga Tales, Boomu Women’s Camp, Heritage Safari Lodge

Day 2 of the 5 Days Uganda wildlife safari in Murchison Falls National Park:  Wake up in the morning have breakfast checkout of the lodge with your packed lunch and begin a thrilling Uganda wildlife tour game drive following several game drive tracks here as you search for several of the wild mammals that are found here such as giraffes, cape buffaloes, the African bush elephant, lions, leopards and Jackson hartebeests. After this game drive, transfer on the road adventure to Kitgum where you have dinner an overnight stay.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Paara safari lodge, Bakers Lodge, Kabalega Wilderness Camp, Nile Safari Lodge, Chobe Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Murchison River Lodge, Fort Murchison Lodge, Pakuba Safari Lodge, Budongo Eco Lodge, Sambiya Safari Lodge

Budget: Red Chilli Camp, Twiga Tales, Boomu Women’s Camp, Heritage Safari Lodge

Day 3 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park:: Enjoy an early morning breakfast then continue with your short Uganda wildlife safari to Kidepo. This journey lasts between 4-5 hours and while it lasts its spectacular as you get to see Uganda’s landscape. On a clear day expect to be entertained by a beautiful sunrise on the eastern horizon. You are likely to meet numerous Ugandans tilling their farms and also have a chance to see cotton farms that are blanketed with a white layer of cotton balls in case it’s time for cotton harvesting. Making it to the Kidepo valley gate leads ushers you into the wonderful scenery of Kidepo Valley National Park and now expect to see of the inhabitants of Kidepo showing themselves to you as a gesture of welcoming you to their home on your way to the lodge. Have a nicely prepared lunch and also have a drink to keep you cool from the usually hot temperatures of Kidepo Park. In the evening, start off you Uganda safari game drive that takes you on an amazing adventure in Kidepo Valley National Park. During this game drive expect to encounter some wild animals like Elephants, Cape Buffaloes, Hippos, Lions, Burchell Zebras, Giraffes and many more. During this very game drive, you can still take time off and indulge in a mini birding adventure as you get to see several of the bird species that roam the savanna plains of Kidepo Valley National Park. After this game drive transfer to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Luxury: Apoka Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Kidepo Savanna Lodge, Nga Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget : Apoka Bandas

Day 4 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park: Wake up on this second day of your wildlife tour in Uganda to kick start your wildlife safari Uganda game drive. This game drive gives you an opportunity to see more of the savanna mammals of Kidepo as they wake up and ready themselves for the day ahead. On a lucky day you will definitely see the king of the jungle the lions patrolling this tropical savanna wilderness. You are likely to also meet leopards, cheetahs to represent the cat family. Other animals you will see on this tour Uganda game drive in Kidepo Valley National Park include cape buffaloes, African bush elephants and hippos, Burchell zebras, Jackson Hartebeests. While engaging in this tour in Uganda game drive, don’t forget to carry your pair of binoculars as you have a chance to encounter numerous bird species such as Chestnut Weaverfox Kestrel, Golden Pipit,  Greater Kestrel, Jackson’s Hornbill, Karamoja Apalis, Northern Carmine Bee Eater, Pygmy Falcon, Dark Chanting Goshawk, Kori Bustard, Red and Yellow Barbet and the Ostrich. After about 3 hours of exploring Kidepo Valley National Park, return to the lodge for a heavy breakfast. Grab a sit on your verandah and enjoy the sweeping views of this great tropical wilderness as you wait for lunch to be served. In the evening, go out on a cultural encounter with the Karamajong people which gives you a chance to meet these exciting people given their unique culture. During this Uganda cultural safari exchange, you will be in a position to meet the fascinating Manyatas which are the housing units that these local natives live in. these houses are really small and enclosed in a ring-fence. The size of these houses will get you wondering how people comfortably sleep in them but you will be surprised to see how a fully grown adult fitting within the wall of these tiny houses. If you are not afraid of trying out new cuisines this cultural encounter also gives a chance to enjoy a local delicacy among these people which is a blood and milkshake. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation

Luxury: Apoka Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Kidepo Savanna Lodge, Nga Moru Wilderness Camp

Budget : Apoka Bandas

Day 5 of the 5 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park: Wake up early in the morning and enjoy a nice breakfast. After breakfast checkout of the lodge and begin your return journey back to Kampala with a lunch stop at Kabalega dinners. This concludes you wildlife safari Uganda to Kidepo valley.

Many travellers who make this Uganda safari also endeavour to have a memorable gorilla encounter. Those travellers who intend on having an epic gorilla safari usually add a visit Uganda safari to either Mgahinga Gorilla National Park or Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. A gorilla trek safari Uganda gives you an opportunity to meet any of the 19 gorilla families that are found in Uganda. However, if you are looking for a luxury experience then you need to make a gorilla trekking safari Rwanda. Rwanda has positioned itself as an ultimate luxury gorilla tour destination given the various high-end facilities that have been established to meet the taste of high-end travellers. Gorilla tours Rwanda are done in Volcanoes National Park. Prime Safaris offers you various Rwanda gorilla safaris packages that can be done on both short gorilla trekking Rwanda tours and long gorilla safaris Rwanda these packages include

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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