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6 Day Uganda Budget Big Five Tour with Chimps

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6 Day Uganda Budget Big Five Tour with Chimps

rhino at ziwa rhino sanctuary

6 Day Uganda Budget Big Five Tour with Chimps

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6 Day Uganda Budget Big Five Tour with Chimps

You are viewing a 6 Day SipiUganda Budget Big Five Tour with Chimps Itinerary

This tour begins on any day upon your request, Entebbe - Uganda and runs for 6 days

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Tour Length

6 Days / Five Nights

Start Date

Any day you select

Eligible Solo Travelers

Any body above 15 Years

Summary

6 Day Uganda Budget Big Five Tour with Chimps

Day by Day

See Full Itinerary
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Uganda

Day

1

Transfer To Murchison Falls National Park Via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Accommodation:

Fort Murchison

Meal Plan:

Lunch & Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

2

Morning And Evening Game Drives

Accommodation:

Fort Murchison

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

3

Murchison Falls - Fort Portal onal Park

Accommodation:

Kibale Forest Camp

Meal Plan:

Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

4

Semuliki National Park

Accommodation:

Kibale Forest Camp

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

5

Kibale National Park & Bigodi Swamp

Accommodation:

Kibale Forest Camp

Meal Plan:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day

6

Transfer Back To Entebbe

Accommodation:

No Accommodation

Meal Plan:

Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking Water

Highlights

Transfer To Murchison Falls National Park Via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Morning And Evening Game Drives

Murchison Falls - Fort Portal

Semuliki National Park

Kibale National Park & Bigodi Swamp

Transfer Back To Kampala/Entebbe

lion with his babies buffalo with injury

Included

Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary

Safari 4x4 vehicle

Drinking water

Airport transfer on the first and last day

Tour/driver guide

Chimp permits

All park entrance fees

Hand sanitizer

Face masks

Excluded

International airfares/flight fares

Uganda visa (can be paid at the airport, on arrival)

Tips, other drinks, laundry

Detailed Itinerary

Overview

Encounter the big five on a budget safari, You will visit the most beautiful national parks of the country, meet the big five and visit the male and female hot springs not forgetting soaking in Uganda's rich and diverse culture plus a chimp trek to make you tour unforgettable.

Day 1

Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park via ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Our guide will pick you up from Entebbe airport or from your hotel and transfer you to Murchison falls national park. En-route, depending on your choice, you will have a stopover and visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary - the only Rhino home in Uganda. Stop over and lunch in Masind town as you continue to Murchison Falls National park arriving in the afternoon.

photo of the  falls
the world's strongest falls

Accommodation | Day 1

Fort Murchison

Activity

Day 1

Morning

Transfer by Road , Entebbe Airport to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Afternoon

Proceed to Murchison Falls National Park

Meal Plan - Day 1

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Related Tour

Day 2

Morning and Evening Game Drives

Have early morning Breakfast and leave for a face off with the big five, lions , buffaloes, elephants and Giraffes are a common sight including other small game animals like antelopes, impalas and primates like baboons. Return to your lodge for lunch and in the evening return for an evening game drive to look out for what we might have missed on the morning game drive. Return to your lodge for Dinner and overnight.

 elephant at murchison falls
elgon peaks

Accommodation | Day 2

Fort Murchison

Activity

Day 2

Morning

Game Drive

Afternoon

Game Drive

Meal Plan - Day 2

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Related

Day 3

Murchison Falls - Fort Portal

After an early morning breakfast, we will take on an approximately 8 hours' drive towards Fort Portal but will provide you with some stunning views as you pass small African villages and banana plantations. The lovely town of Fort Portal rests in the shadow of the fabled Mountains of the Moon and is famous for the many tea plantations and lots of green shades of trees.

 falls
fort portal town

Accommodation | Day 3

Kibale Foret Camp

Activity

Day 3

Morning

Transfer to Fort Portal

Meal Plan - Day 3

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drinking Water

Day 4

Semuliki National Park

After breakfast we drive towards Semliki National Park. The scenic, winding road will lead us through green mountains and offers you a magnificent view at the River Semliki and Congo. After arriving in the protected area, a ranger will accompany us on a beautiful nature walk through the Ituri Rainforest. Enjoy the peacefulness of the forest, look out for the rich birdlife at the swamp and boil an egg in the hot springs that have become an interesting natural attraction.

It will be completed with a picnic lunch provided by the guide, while you explore the real Africa. Later in the afternoon we return to Kibale Forest.

semliki
hotsprings

Accommodation | Day 4

Kibale Forest Camp

Activity

Day 4

Morning

Transfer to Semliki National Park

Nature Walk

Afternoon

Return to Kibale Forest National Park

Meal Plan - Day 4

Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking Water

Day 5

Kibale National Park & Bigodi Swamp

Jump into the open doors of the forest for a sensational chimp trekking. Kibale Forest is famous for diverse primate populations in East Africa. Enjoy a guided nature walk in the tropical rain forest in search of the wild chimpanzee, red-tailed monkey, black-and-white colobus monkey and many others.

Return to your lodge for a tasty lunch head for Bigodi Swamp for another, version of a nature walk. The Bigodi Swamp Walk is an initiative of the local community and takes approximately two hours. The swamp is known for its rich diversity of birds and primates.

chimpanze photo
two chimps

Accommodation | Day 5

Kibale Forest Camp

Activity

Day 5

Morning

Chimpanze Trekking

Evening

Bigodi Swamp Walk

Meal Plan - Day 5

Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking Water

Day 6

Transfer Back to Entebbe

After your hefty breakfast, leave the park and drive to Kampala via Mubende, where you will be in line to see beautiful scenic views found in this area. You will enjoy lunch still in Mubende and thereafter continue to Kampala. Your driver guide will either leave you at your accommodation facility in Kampala or take you to the Airport in Entebbe.

kampala at night
in transit

Accommodation | Day 6

No Accommodation

Activity

Day 6

Morning

Transfer to Kampala/Entebbe

Meal Plan - Day 6

Breakfast and Lunch

Drinking Water

Best Time to Visit

June to August and December to February

High Season

June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best Weather

June, July and January to February (Little rainfall)

Wildlife inMurchison Falls National Park

chimpanze

Chimpanze

Occasional

giraffe

Giraffe

Common

elephant

Elephant

Common

buffalo

Buffalo

Common

hippopotamus

Hippo

Abandunt

Lion

Lion

Occasional

Tour Features

This uses hotels.

Can be customized

You can request changes to this tour.

Private tour

This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won't be shared with others.

Suitable for solo travelers

Solo travelers can book this private tour.

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Minimum age of 15 years for solo travelers

The minimum age for this tour is 15 years for solo travelers.

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