6 Day Trip to Murchison and Mountains of the Moon

Day1: Transfer to Murchison Falls Park

Enjoy an early breakfast and get prepared for the trip to Chobe lodge which offers a unique opportunity to sample the wildlife, birds, flora and fauna; all in an area of the park that has yet to be discovered. This area of Murchison Falls National Park is ideal for fishing, and this newly refurbished lodge to has become one of the best fishing destinations in Africa.

This Five Star lodge is undoubtedly the gem in Uganda's crown of tourism destinations. The breathtaking panoramic views, coupled with the sounds of the River Nile's magnificent rapids, sets the scene for an adventure that will impress even the most discerning of visitors. Dinner and overnight at Chobe lodge

Day 2: Game Drive and relaxing at the swimming pool

After an early breakfast , set off for a morning game drive expecting to spot early risers and nocturnal species before they return to their hideouts. This game drive offers you an opportunity to encounter small and big game including huge herds of buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, Jackson’s hartebeests, waterbucks, antelopes, hyenas, Uganda Kobs plus lots of birds. After the game drive, you return to the lodge for lunch and after lunch one can choose to take a nap or you relax at the swimming pool as you sip the cold drinks as well as enjoying the cool breeze of the national park. Dinner and overnight at Chobe lodge

Day 3: Game Drive, Boat Cruise and Hiking to the fall

After the morning breakfast,  set off for a morning game drive in the other  section of the national park expecting to see the early morning risers  before they return to their hideouts. This drive will give you an opportunity to see again animals like huge herds of buffaloes, elephants, lions, giraffes, Jackson’s hartebeests, waterbucks, antelopes, hyenas, Uganda Kobs plus lots of birds. It’s from this game drive where you get an opportunity to see most of the big five.

After the game drive, you will head to the Nile for a launch cruise which will take you to the bottom of the falls where you will spot lots animals and birds resting and drinking water along the Nile shores. Among the animals you expect to see are hippos, buffaloes, Nile crocodiles plus birds like African fish eagle, Yellow billed stork, Egyptian goose, Egrets, Malachite kingfisher among others. The launch cruise will take you close to the falls’ base where you will be shown the spot where Ernest Hemingway’s plane crashed during sightseeing tour to Murchison falls in 1954 as you will be enjoying your packed lunch from Chobe. After reaching the bottom of the falls, you will need to hike on top of the falls to have the clear view of the water flows and falls, and it’s from the top of this fall where you can view clearly the permanent rainbow. Late in the evening drive back to the Chobe for dinner and overnight

Day 4: Transfer to Mountains of the Moon Hotel

Have breakfast at the lodge as you prepare for a full day transfer to Mountains of the moon hotel in fort port expect to reach at the hotel in lunch hours. Check in at the hotel and relax the whole evening at the hotel swimming pool. Dinner and overnight at mountains of the moon hotel

Day 5: Fort Portal Walk and Swimming at the Hotel

You will wake up in the morning at the time of your convenience have your breakfast, you will ask your guide to take you around fort portal town if you’re willing to do this activity because its optional but if you do not want to take a walk, you can enjoy your stay at the hotel as you wait for lunch. After lunch, it’s the best time to go for a walk in fort portal town if at all you did not go there during the morning hours because you will get to view the Rwenzori Mountains and also get to meet with the local people in the markets, then go back to the hotel for and overnight and dinner

Day 6: Transfer Back To Kampala

After breakfast, prepare for check out and drive back to Kampala city for departure making a stopover at Mubende for lunch.


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