TOUR CODE 004 - MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK (3 days)
DAY 1: From Kampala, travel to Masindi passing traditional farms and villages en-route. After a re-fuelling stop in Masindi town, proceed to Sambiya River Lodge in Murchison Falls N.P. for lunch. Next, tour the top of the Falls, where the Nile crashes through a 6 meter gorge and falls 45 meters. Numerous scenic viewpoints are a photographer’s delight! Dinner and overnight at picturesque Sambiya River Lodge.
DAY 2: Cross the Nile by ferry and set off on an early morning game drive. Your guide helps spot elephant, giraffe, Cape buffalo, Uganda kob and lion. After a packed lunch, take a boat cruise to the base of the majestic Murchison Falls. Crocodiles bask in the sun and hippos yawn on the way. Spectacular bird life is found here including the rare Shoebill stork, and you are likely to see numerous animals.
DAY 3: An early morning forest walk in search of chimpanzees in Pabidi Forest. Birds, butterflies and other primates are plentiful. Park guides are very knowledgeable about the amazing flora and fauna. Return to Kampala after a packed lunch.
NB. Extra nights at Sambiya River Lodge with excursions like fishing and birdwatching are available upon request.
NB2. The minimum age limit of children tracking chimpanzees at Pabidi is 15years. All individuals undertaking activities in the forest at Pabidi MUST wear long trousers.