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2 Days Budongo Forest Tour

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Located in Murchison falls national park budongo forest reserve is 793km2 of which only 53% is forest and the rest is grassland. Budongo forest boosts the high bio diversity with 24 species, if small animals 9 of which aprimates,465 species of trees and shrubs, 359 species of birds,289 species of butterflies and 1309 species of moths. These are renowned for its number of mahogany tress and chimpanzees. The forest is believed to contain some 600 to 700 chimpanzee.

As result of this great biodiversity two eco tourism sites have been set and optimized for tour activities- kaniyo padidi and busingiro eco tourism sites. These two sites have chimpanzee that have been habituated for tracking. Trail networks have been established for nature walks. You can get an up close view of mahogany trees, iron wood trees and other vegetation.

Their other species of primates like monkeys, one can also view several bird species such as chocolate- backed kingfisher, the white thighed hornbill and many others.

Detailed itinerary

Arrival day

Our company representative  from African skimmer tourswill be eagerly waiting for you at Entebbe international airport or any of the one stop borders points of Uganda in Busia, Malamba, Katuna, Elegu or Mutukula. You will picked up and delivered at the agreed accommodation on the first day for dinner and overnight stay

Day 1: Kampala to budongo forest

Pick up from your place of accommodation and transfer to budongo forest reserve

You will meet you drive for the trip immediately at 06:30 am after breakfast and drive to budongo forest. The drive will take you through the historical luwero triangle and viewing the flat land scape of central part of Uganda reaching in Hoima late in the afternoon check in to the booked lodge with lunch at the lodge and relaxation as you enjoy cool weather of the forest. On your first day evening you will be taken for the authenticable forest walk in budongo while enjoying birding will watching some forest bird species like owls, kingfishers, African wood and indentifying trees species like mahogany

Day 2: budongo forest to Kampala

Half day budongo forest and transfer to Kampala

We shall have early morning breakfast at 06:30am and after go for chimpanzee briefing point at kaniyo padidi. We then start our chimp tracking the evocative pant-hoot calls are characteristics of the forest and will contribute in guiding you to these delightful apes while enjoying the sights and sounds of the forest and watching different forest bird species like, owls, woodland kingfisher, white tingled hornbill, yellow billed barbets. You will later return to the lodge for lunch and then meet your drive to return back to Kampala reaching late evening

Dinner and overnight stay at booked lodge in Entebbe or Kampala

Departure day

On your last day with us, you will wake up with relaxed breakfast depending on the time of your departure/ flight. You will then be picked up and transferred to Entebbe international airport or one of the border posts for departure to return back home

Thank you for traveling with us

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Included

  • All meals and accommodation in Budongo
  • Park entrance fee
  • Chimpanzee tracking permit
  • Bottled drinking water
  • All ground transportation
  • Full time English speaking guide

Excluded

  • Accommodation in Kampala
  • Airfares
  • Visas
  • Activities not mentioned in the package
  • Drinks like wines and alcohol
  • Items of personal nature