On your way to Murchison falls national park, you will be walking the forests, meeting the communities and spending time with the chimps in Budongo forest. From Kampala, spend your first night with the community  traditional huts at Boomu womens campsite. Participate in selected cultural activities or touring the village to share their way of life. Boomu campsite is located 500 m before the access gate to Kaniyo pabidi, a home to chimpanzees and other primates, birds, butterflies and a rich plants life. Here you will participate in forest walks as you look for primates, mammals and other wildlife common in this forest.

At the top of the Murchison falls you will witness a crevasse of 8 meter gorge swallowing the entire river Nile. View the Nile from different angles to satisfy your love for nature. The next day is reserved for a safari in which you will be trailing the game studying animal spoors. Common sight is Uganda Kob, Giraffe, Elephant, Lion, Harte beest, Oribi or other savannah and woodland birds.  After the game drive, take the chance to cruise on the river Nile to see the animals at close range in a paradise of the Crocodiles and Hippo. On your way back to Kampala, you may choose to track the rhinos in the Ziwa rhino sanctuary.

Details

Day 1: Arrival at Entebbe airport and transfer to Kampala, Uganda’s capital city (BLD)

Day 2: Transfer from Kampala to Budongo forest where primates tracking is done (BLD)

Day 3: Primates tracking in Budongo forest and transfer to Murchison falls national park (BLD)

Day 4: Explore Murchison falls national park, game drive, boat cruise (BLD)

Day 5: Explore Murchison falls National Park, boat cruise and trek to the top of the falls lunch, (BLD)

Day 6: Transfer from Murchison falls national park to Kampala via Budongo forest (BL)

 

Accommodations options of this trip

This trip can be matched with the following accommodations in the different categories

Budget/ community accommodation,

  • Back packers Natete
  • Boomu women’s campsite
  • Red chili hide away

Mid-range accommodation

  • Forest cottages
  • Budongo Eco lodge

Luxury accommodation

  • Sheraton Kampala hotel
  • Para safari lodge

On booking this trip, quote this code RFCT06

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