5 Day Fly Safari Murchison Falls| Double Gorilla TrackingPrint This Post
On this Luxury “Pearl of Africa” Uganda Fly-in safari, you enjoy the profusion and magnificence of the African wilderness. You will explore the most remarkable destinations of Uganda’s western tourism circuit that is, Murchison falls national park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. You will double-track gorillas in Bwindi and see wildlife in Murchison.
On this luxury safari in Uganda, you will browse the beautiful savannas of Murchison falls national park on a game viewing adventure through the northern sector of the park spread with wildlife like Rothschild’s Giraffes, Elephants, Lions and other predators, among other species. The highlight of safaris to Murchison are the boat safaris to the falls.
You will enjoy a double Gorilla trekking adventure in the pristine forest of Bwindi Impenetrable national park. The trails through the park offer stunning adventure and a final encounter with the Gorillas is undeniably dazzling.
Note: Welcome to Uganda-The Pearl of Africa! You will be warmly received by the company guide at Entebbe International Airport on the day you arrive. He will transfer you to the hotel in Entebbe for relaxation and overnight.
Overnight (o/n): Hotel No. 5 (Superior) Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast
Have breakfast at leisure, then prepare for an afternoon flight northwest of the country to Murchison falls national park, a journey rewarding you with scenic aerial views of the country side. On arrival, you will check-in at the lodge and later transfer to the top of the Mighty Murchison Falls, where the majestic River Nile crushes through a small gorge creating a thunderous sound and misty spray with a trademark rainbow. The top of the falls are the centerpiece of the 3’800+ sq.km park
O/night: Nile Safari lodge (Luxury). Meal Plan: Half Board (HB)
Leave the lodge early with packed breakfast, hit the rolling savannas of the Murchison Falls on a game drive browsing the northern banks to see the wildlife with chance to see the big and small game of Africa.
In the afternoon you will go for a launch trip along the Victoria Nile all the way to Paraa to see various species of wildlife along the banks. The trip will lead you to the bottom of the beautiful falls.
O/night: Nile Safari lodge (Luxury). Meal Plan: Full Board (FB)
Today after your breakfast, you will enjoy an early safari game drive to see the wildlife at dawn, the morning presents higher chances to see the predators like Leopards, Lions and Hyenas before they return to their hideouts. Other wildlife will also be seen to add on your game count on this safari.
Afterwards, transfer to Pakuba airstrip in Murchison before mid-day for you domestic flight to Kihihi in Bwindi Impenetrable national park.
O/night: Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp (Luxury). Meal Plan: Full Board (FB)
Leave the lodge after breakfast and with your packed lunch boxes, assemble at the park reception area where you will meet with the ranger who will brief you about the Gorilla trekking etiquette, you then are allocated a gorilla group /family you will track and at around 0830hrs, you enter the forest with the ranger who with take you on the gorilla quest. The tracking takes about 3-6 hours or more depending on various factors like pace of the trackers or visitors, movements of the gorilla group among others. After some hours of tracking you meet the gorillas and spend an hour in their presence and later retreat to the start point, then on to the lodge for relaxation.
O/night: Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp (Superior). Meal Plan: Full Board (FB)
After breakfast, today you will go for yet another gorilla trekking adventure in the pristine forest of Bwindi, the trek is quite demanding, therefore you need to be reasonably fit, and once you come across the Gorillas in the forest, you will spend an hour in their presence and later retreat to the starting point.
Afterwards, transfer to the airstrip at Kihihi for your domestic flight to Entebbe where you will connect to your international flight back home.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch. End of Safari
Note: * Tour Starts and Ends in Entebbe || * Book return flights departing EBB after 1900hrs
*2 Gorilla Trekking permit per person
*Domestic Flights to Murchison to Bwindi and to Entebbe
*Park entrance & All activity fees unless labeled as optional
*Professional English Speaking guide/driver
*Ground Transportation in 4X4 safari vehicle with pop-up roof
*Round trip Airport or Hotel transfers
*Drinking mineral water in the car & Meals as the itinerary details
*Accommodation during the tour & Accommodation on day of Arrival (Bed & Breakfast)
*AMREF Air Evacuation cover
*Tourist Visa fees (visa can be arranged on request)
*Accommodation on last day of safari [can be arranged on request]
*International Airline tickets [can be arranged on request]
*Tips, Gratuities and expenses of personal nature
*Any extras like meals outside the meal plan.