5 Nights 6 Days – Murchison Falls, Chimp Trekking Kibale,Boat Cruise Queen Elizabeth National Park

5 Nights 6 Days – Murchison Falls, Chimp Trekking Kibale,Boat Cruise Queen Elizabeth National Park2018-09-27T07:24:37+00:00

Project Description

Overview :

A morning game drive in Kasenyi sector combined with a close up boat cruise on Kazinga Channel to provide you with the best chance to spot the 4 of the big 5  including the pride of Lion hunting antelopes especially Uganda Kobs, Elephants crossing game drive trucks, a large herds of,Buffalos and the elusive leopard. You will also see large concentration of Hippos relaxing with buffalos and a variety of bird species on your .boat cruise on Kazinga channel. Chimp Trekking in Kibale National Park ,Game and Boat cruise to the Bottom of the falls.

Destination Info

Queen Elizabeth National Park for Incredible Biodiversity, Game Drive, Boat Launch, Equator

Distance & Time Estimates: 435km south west of Kampala (6 hour drive).Queen Elizabeth National Park has more mammals than any other Ugandan park and a diversity of ecosystems (acacia grasslands, papyrus swamps, rainforest, and volcanic crater lakes) to thrill any naturalist. The Ishasha sector of the park is home to a famous population of tree-climbing lions.
The 100-metre deep Kyambura River Gorge is the setting for an excellent game walk to see habituated chimpanzees. Queen Elizabeth National Park
is 1,978km² park is bordered to the South West by Lake Edward and to the Northeast by Lake George with the Kazinga Channel connecting the two.High on a peninsula overlooking the Kazinga Channel between Lakes Edward andGeorge, Mweya Lodge has one of the most beautiful views in Uganda and a feel of true African Wildlife. The lakeside location of the luxury Jacana Safari Lodge is impressive and ideal for visiting all the northern and southern sectors of the park.

KIBALE NATIONAL PARK

Kibale National Park is located in the districts of Kabarole and Kamwenge,  approximately 320 kilometres, by road, west of Kampala, Uganda’s capital
and largest city. Fort Portal in Kabarole District is the nearest large city to the national park. The geology consists of rocks formed in the
Precambrian period which are sedentary, strongly folded and metamorphosed. The Toro system overlaying these rocks forms prominent ridges of quartzite and sometimes schists and phyllites, which are intruded by amphibiolites, gneiss and granites. Some hills have layers of hard laterite exposed on them. About 90% of the Park is overlain by red ferralitic soils of which 70% are sandy clay loams in the North and 30% are clay loams in the South. These soils are deeply weathered, show little differentiation in horizon and are of very low to moderate fertility. The remaining 10% is where fertile eutrophic soil occurs on a base of volcanic ash limited to Mpokya and Isunga areas on the western edge of the park.

The park has a tropical type of climate with two rainy periods, March to May and September to November. The annual mean temperature range
rises from 14° – 15°C, – minimum to 26° – 27°C maximum. The annual rainfall is 1,100 – 1,600 mm. There is a pronounced dry season in
December to February. Rain falls more in the North than in the South.

Kibale National Park contains one of the loveliest and most varied tracts of tropical forest in Uganda. Forest cover, interspersed with
patches of grassland and swamp, dominates the northern and central parts of the park on an elevated plateau. The park is home to a total of 70 mammal species, most famously 13 species of primate including the chimpanzee.It also contains over 375 species of birds. Kibale adjoins Queen Elizabeth National Park to the south to create a 180km-long corridor for wildlife between Ishasha, the remote southern sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park,
and Sebitoli in the north of Kibale National Park.The Kibale-Fort Portal area is one of Uganda’s most rewarding destinations to explore.

MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK

The park lies in north western Uganda, spreading inland from the shore of Lake Albert around the Victoria Nile. Together with the adjacent 748 square kilometers Bugungu Wildlife Reserve and the 720 square kilometers Karuma Wildlife Reserve, the park forms the Murchison Falls Conservation Area MFCA. Murchison Falls National Park is located in Buliisa District in western Uganda and in Nwoya District in northern Uganda. The park is situated approximately 300 kilometers, by road, northwest of Kampala, Uganda’s capital city.
The climate in Murchison Falls is tropical and hot. Being close to the equator, temperatures are quite uniform throughout the year. The area around Murchison Falls National Park (MFNP) has two rainy seasons. Theseseasons are not as pronounced as they are at more equatorial regions in Uganda.

Murchison Falls National Park lies at the northern end of the Albertine Rift Valley, where the sweeping Bunyoro escarpment tumbles into vast, palm-dotted savanna. First gazetted as a game reserve in 1926, it is Uganda’s largest and oldest conservation area, hosting 76 species of mammals and 451 birds.The park is bisected by the Victoria Nile, which plunges 45m over the remnant rift valley wall, creating the dramatic Murchison Falls,the centerpiece of the park and the final event in an 80km stretch of rapids. The mighty cascade drains the last of the river’s energy, transforming it into a broad, placid stream that flows quietly across the rift valley floor into Lake Albert. This stretch of river provides one of Uganda’s most remarkable wildlife spectacles.
Regular visitors to the riverbanks include elephants, giraffes and buffaloes; while hippos, Nile crocodiles and aquatic birds are permanent residents.

Notable visitors to the park include Winston Churchill, Theodore Roosevelt, Ernest Hemingway and several British royals.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park -Boat Cruise on River Nile

After Breakfast .
Depart Kampala for Murchison Falls National Park.
Visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino Trekking (1-2 hours).
Lunch at selected Restaurant in Masindi Town (Included).
Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park (Entrance Fees for 2 Nights).
Dinner at Lodge (Included).
Night Accommodation at  Paraa Safari Lodge/Nile Safari Lodge (F/B).

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park -Safari Drive, Game Viewing

Early Morning go for game viewing Safari in search of lions.
Return to Lodge for breakfast and relax at the Lodge
Lunch at the Lodge (Included on Full board)
Afternoon Boat Launch upstream to the bottom of the Murchison Falls
Relax and Dinner at Lodge (Included)
Night Accommodation at  Paraa Safari Lodge/Nile Safari Lodge (F/B)

Day 3: Murchison National Park- Kibale National Park

After Breakfast at the Lodge
Depart Murchison Fall NP for Kibale National Park
Visit the Top of Murchison Falls to enjoy a close view and feeling MINUS ION
Lunch in selected Restaurant Hoima or Packed Lunch (Included)
Transfer to Kibale National Park
Dinner at Nature Lodges Kibale Camp (Included)
Night Accommodation at  Nature Lodges Camp/Mountains of the Moon Hotel  (F/B)

Day 4: Kibale -Queen Elizabeth National Park

Breakfast at the Lodge
Transfer to Kibale National Park (Entrance Fees for 1 night 2 days)
Early Morning go for  Chimpanzee Trekking in Kibale Forest
Lunch at Selected Restaurant
Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park (Entrance Fees 2 Nights 3 days)
Stopover at Equator for Memorial Photos
Game Drive en~route Mweya Safari Lodge
Dinner at Lodge (Included)
Night Accommodation at Mweya Safari Lodge (F/B)

Day 5: Queen Elizabeth National Park – Game Drive and Boat Cruise

Early Morning Snack Breakfast
Early Morning Game Drive
Return to the Lodge for Full breakfast
Relax at the Lodge – Enjoy Swimming OR Sauna at the Lodge
Lunch at Mweya Safari Lodge (Included)
Afternoon go for the breathtaking Boat Launch on Kazinga Channel
Relax & Dinner at the Lodge (Included)
Night Accommodation at Mweya Safari Lodge (F/B)

Day 6:  Queen Elizabeth National Park- Kampala

Breakfast at the Lodge
Enjoy morning game Drive in Kasenyi
Enjoy a boat Cruise Safari on Kazinga Channel at 11:00AM
Transfer to Kampala
Packed Lunch enjoyed en-route (Included)
Proceed to Kampala arriving later in the evening
Arrival & Check at Home/Hotel Kampala

END OF OUR SERVICE

From USD US$1,621.00

Duration: 6 Days (approx.)

Tour Cost Includes :

Meet & greet at Hotel/Home in Kampala.

Park entry fees to Queen Elizabeth national Park & Murchison Falls National Park.

Accommodation based on Twin/Double Occupancy.

All Meals are inclusive of full Board at Lodges.

Rhino Trekking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

Game drives as per the Itinerary in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Boat Trip on  Kazinga Channel Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Boat Cruise to the Bottom of the Falls .

A 4WD Safari Vehicle (Pop up roof) with Fuel for 6 days .

Service of an English Speaking Experience & Professional Driver Guide.

Tour Cost Excludes :

Personal Travel Insurance & Visas

Chimp Permit ( Per Person $150)

Soft Drinks at Dinner and lunches at Lodge

Alcohol and spirits

Tips & Personal Presents

Souvenirs

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