5 Days Murchison Falls and Semliki wildlife safari
5 Days Murchison Falls and Semliki wildlife safari: This 5 days Murchison falls and Semliki wildlife safari includes 5 days and 4 nights starting and ending in Kampala uganda. Taking you on a breath taking Uganda safari with an opportunity of spotting the big 5 game, the world most powerful waterfall, and the boiling sempaya hot springs among others. This 5 days Murchison falls and Semliki wildlife safari is one of the short Uganda wildlife safaris that is enjoyed by several travelers at any given period of time.
Highlights of 5 days Murchison falls and Semliki wildlife safari
- Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls national park – White Rhino tracking
- Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise
- Day 3: Transfer to Semliki national park
- Day 4: Visit Sempaya hot springs and Lake Albert boat cruise
- Day 5: Drive back to Kampala for departures
Detailed Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls national park – White Rhino tracking
Transfer to Murchison falls national park: On the very first day of your 5 days Murchison falls and Semliki wildlife safari, you will be met by our company representative who will pick your from any location in Kampala or Entebbe and start the drive to Ziwa white rhino sanctuary for white rhino trekking adventure. This is the best way to start an encounter with the big 5 game while on a Uganda safari. Well, white rhino trekking last from a few minutes to about 2 hours since the rhinos are protected in a sanctuary thus easily traced. You will as well encounter with other species of fauna and flora with in Ziwa white rhino sanctuary. After trekking rhinos, return to the main road and be driven to Masindi town for an enroute lunch at any hotel then drive direct to Murchison falls national park where you will be welcomed on an enroute game drive at the top of waterfall to enjoy that evening cool breathe as you proceed to your lodge for check in, dinner and overnight.
Breakfast: Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise in Murchison falls national park
Morning game drive in Murchison falls national park: Enjoy an early game drive on day 2 of 5 days Murchison falls and Semliki wildlife safari then be led on a game drive where you will be sure of encounter with the remaining big 4 game out of big 5 with an exception of the Rhinos but good chance you watched the rhinos on day 1 of 5 days Murchison falls and Semliki wildlife safari along the way to Murchison falls park. Some of the wildlife species encountered during this morning game drive in the park include mammals such as Elephants, lions, giraffes, buffaloes, uganda kob, warthogs, bush bucks, several species of birds, butterflies, and many more that thrill with in the savanna part of the park where the game drive is conducted.
Afternoon boat cruise in Murchison falls national park: Upon spending 5-6 hours on a game drive, you will drive back to your lodge for lunch then be at the Paraa jet for an afternoon boat cruise upstream to the base water fall as early as 2:00pm. During this Nile boat cruise, you will be rewarded with a view of the waterfall as it joins the Nile River through a tinny hole with too much pressure making a thunderous sound. Apart from viewing the water falls, you will as well be rewarded with a clear view of different wildlife species along the river bank. For people interested in a hike to summit the water fall, this is the time to enjoy a short but tiresome hike that lasts about 45minutes but always done but people who are both physically and mentally fit.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Transfer to Semliki national park
Transfer to Semliki national park: After breakfast on day 3 of 5 days Murchison falls and Semliki wildlife safari, check out of your lodge and meet your safari driver to embark on a drive from Murchison falls national park to Semliki national park with an enroute lunch. The journey is abit long but with stunning encounters and fascinating views along the way ranging from local community members, mountains like mount Rwenzori since the park is situated just at the foot hill Rwenzori mountains. Upon arrival at the lodge, you will check in your lodge for a relaxed dinner and later in the evening, enjoy an evening game drive to encounter with several nocturnal wildlife and hunters that are always active in the night. Semliki national park is credited for offering the best night game drive in Uganda the pearl of Africa. After the night game drive, you will return to the lodge to have a rest awaiting for next day’s adventure in this park.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 4: Visit Sempaya hot springs and Lake Albert boat cruise
Visit Sempaya hot spring and boat cruise on Lake Albert: Enjoy an early breakfast on day 4 of 5 days Murchison falls and Semliki wildlife safari then be transferred on a guided nature walk in the park to visit the Sempaya hot springs that are the major attractions in Semliki National park. While on the hot springs, try boiling an egg or a plantain and you will be surprised at how first it cooks and be ready for consumption. During the walk to visit the sempaya hot springs, you will also encounter with several wildlife species including primates, mammals, birds, butterflies and identify lots of plant species. After fully exploring the park on a foot, you will be returned to your lodge for lunch then spend your evening on a canoe ride on Lake Albert watching several water birds and other wildlife that flock the lake in search of water. Remember to return to your lodge in time for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 5: Drive back to Kampala for departures
Return to Kampala for departures: After breakfast on day 5 of 5 days Uganda wildlife safari, you will check out of the lodge and meet your safari driver to start a road drive from Semliki national park back to Kampala the capital city of Uganda. Along the way, you will stopover at the hotel for lunch then proceed with your journey direct to Kampala. Upon arrival in Kampala, you will enjoy a brief Kampala city tour before being transferred to Entebbe international airport for a flight back home or to the next destination.
Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch
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