Wildlife Adventures in Murchison Falls National Park | Animals Found in Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls National Park has over 76 species of mammals that call this park their home including four of the big five this makes the Wildlife Adventures a lifetime experience. To have a complete big 5 list, you would need to pass by the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on the way to the park.
Animals are usually seen while on a boat cruise safari and during morning and evening game drives in the park. The most commonly seen animals are; African Bush Elephants, Giraffes, Cape Buffaloes, Uganda Kobs, Bushbucks, Jacksons Hartebeests, Oribi, waterbucks, and warthogs to mention but a few.
Murchison Falls National Park is also home to a number of primates including Baboons, Patas monkeys, blue monkeys, Red-tailed monkeys Black-and-white Colobus monkeys, and Chimpanzees which are mostly found in the forested area of Kaniyo Pabidi part of Budongo forest.
Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo Forest – Wildlife Adventures in Murchison Falls National Park
Kaniyo Pabidi is a section of Budongo forest located in the boundaries of Murchison falls national park. You can track chimpanzees from Kaniyo Pabidi a section of Budongo forest, which is home to numerous other primates like baboons, red-tailed monkeys, black-and-white colobus monkeys, and blue monkeys, lots of rare bird species, and big game like Buffaloes, Elephants, and bush pigs with magnificent scenery.
The trek normally takes 3-4 hours depending on where the chimps nested the previous night, once located the people can stay in the presence of chimps for an hour watching them eat, play, rest and groom each other.
There is also an opportunity for a full day Chimp habituation experience, which has to be booked prior to your Uganda safari. This offers one time watching the chimps and following them along throughout the day for them to get used to humans.
Proposed Wildlife Safaris & Discovery Tours in Uganda to Murchison Falls National Park
This 5 days Uganda wildlife adventure & chimpanzee trekking tour is a short Uganda safari for a Wildlife Tour and chimpanzee trekking experience. The 5 days Uganda trip takes you on a visit to Murchison National Park for a wildlife viewing experience