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5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi

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5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi

Overview of the 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi

The 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi is an amazing wildlife tour and gorilla trekking safari to the prime safari destinations of Uganda. Starting and ending in Kampala this road trip takes you to Murchison Falls National Park and then to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. On the first day of your Uganda safari, a driver guide picks you up for a drive to Murchison Falls National Park then have a nature walk at Kaniyo pabidi. The next day you have a morning game drive then an evening boat cruise then transfer to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park the next day. You go gorilla trekking at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park then after return to Kampala with a stop at the equator line on the last day of your safari.

5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi

Highlights of the 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi

Day 1 of the 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

Day 2 of the 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi: Do a morning game drive and an evening boat cruise to the bottom of the mighty Murchison Falls

Day 3 of the 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi: Transfer from Murchison Falls National Park to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 4 of the 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi: Do Mountain Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day 5 of the 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi: Transfer from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park back to Kampala

Day by day detailed itinerary of the 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi

Day 1 of the 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi

After early morning breakfast, your Uganda safari driver guide will be there to transfer you to Murchison Falls National Park 279km away on a road drive lasting about 4h 30min. You have lunch en route then after continue on a nature drive through Kaniyo Pabidi section of Budongo forest adjacent to Murchison Falls National Park. Later on, you continue with the drive to a booked accommodation facility in Murchison Falls National Park.

Accommodation options;

Luxury/up-market: Paraa Safari Lodge /Chobe safari lodge

Mid-range/standard: Murchison River Lodge

Day 2 of the 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi

After an early morning cup of coffee, you will embark for the morning game drive through the park in search of the wild species with possible sightings of Elephants, Lions, Hyena, Giraffes, Buffaloes, Uganda Kob, and Leopards among others. After the game drive, you have lunch then after transfer for an evening boat cruise that takes you to the bottom of the mighty Murchison Falls. During the 2 hours cruise, you sight water animals like hippos, Nile crocodile and different bird species. After the boat cruise, you hike to the top of the mighty falls taking about 1 hour then you meet your driver guide at the top for a drive to your lodging facility.

Accommodation options:

Luxury/up-market: Paraa Safari Lodge /Chobe safari lodge

Mid-range/standard: Murchison River Lodge

Day 3 of the 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi

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After morning breakfast, your driver guide transfers you to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 577km away. You enjoy the beautiful scenery of Lake Albert, Lake George and Edward, Albertine rift valley, Rwenzori ranges and Kibale Forest. Arriving in the evening, you check in at a booked accommodation in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Accommodation option:

Luxury/Up-market: Buhoma Lodge

Day 4 of the 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi

In the morning after breakfast, your driver guide will transfer you to a specific gorilla trekking sector for gorilla trekking. The experience starts with a briefing from the park rangers on the Uganda gorilla trekking safari etiquette, receive a gorilla trekking stick and be allocated a gorilla trekking family alongside 7 other gorilla trackers. You spend about 2-8hours in the jungle depending on where the gorillas spent the previous night then after spend a single hour in the presence of the gentle giants.  After the trek, you return to the gorilla trek start point where you meet your safari guide for a transfer to your lodging facility.

Accommodation option:

Luxury/Up-market: Buhoma Lodge

Day 5 of the 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi

In the morning, you have breakfast then after transfer back to Kampala with lunch en-route. After about 394km on a 7 hours’ drive you stop at the equator line in Kayabwe for a 30 minutes photography and water experiments to prove the forces on the line that divides the earth.  You then continue for 80km taking about 1h 47min.

End of the 5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Gorilla Safari Bwindi

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