4 Days Murchison Falls Budongo Forest Safari

4 Days Murchison Falls Budongo Forest Safari

Murchison Falls National Park Safari

This 4 days Murchison falls safari, takes you to Murchison falls national park. during the four days, you will explore the depth of Murchison falls national park with various activities including game drive to see the different animas living in the park, boat cruise on the Nile where you will see the booming number of hippos and buffalos bathing in the water and other animal species grazing and different bird species on the shores. You will also visit the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary and Budongo forest for chimpanzee trekking.

Detailed Itinerary


Day 1: Kampala– Murchison Falls National Park

After an early morning breakfast, the company driver will pick you from your hotel in Kampala by 6:30am and brief you on your 4 days safari in Murchison falls. Thereafter, you will start your journey driving North-west through the famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town to Murchison Falls National Park. En-route lunch at Kabalega dinners or Masindi.
Proceed and enter the park with a visit to the top of the falls where you can see the Nile’s beauty perfected! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from 45 meters to squeeze through a 7-meter canyon dropping down with a thunderous roar forming mist and spraying water all over the area. Proceed with a brief game drive in the park. Arriving at the lodge, check in for dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation options:
Pakuba Safari lodge (Mid-range) or Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury) and heritage safari lodge for Budget accommodation. for dinner and overnight stay.
Meal plan: Half-Board.

Day 2: Game drive and Nile boat ride.

Wake up for an early breakfast then head out for a morning game drive via the Nyamsika plateau, to see four of the for big five game (elephants, lions, buffaloes and leopard). Other animals include; giraffes, warthogs, bush backs, water bucks, heart-beasts, Uganda Kobs, among others. Return to lodge for refreshment and lunch, then after prepare for a boat trip on placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the falls.
During the boat, you will see hippos, crocodiles, water bucks and a wide variety of birds including; pelican bee-eater, egret and heron among others. If your lucky, you will catch sightings of the rare shoe bill. The boat stops just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. Take pictures of the photogenic and majestic Murchison Falls. Return to Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: Full-Board.

Day 3: Morning Game drive, Chimpanzee Tracking

Wake up for early morning breakfast at around 6:00am and set out for an early morning game drive by 6:30am. The timing is appropriate to catch the nocturnal and hunters before they retire to their hideouts. Explore the major game tracks as you look for the animals that you could have missed during the previous game drive. You will see animals including; elephants, lions, giraffes, antelopes, Jackals, hyenas, Uganda kobs, oribis, buffalos, waterbucks, Jackson’s Hartebeests, bushbucks and hopefully the elusive leopards among others. After the game drive, transfer to Budongo Eco Lodge where you will have lunch and later go for an afternoon chimpanzee trekking tour in the Budongo forest. with the briefing at the headquarters about chimp trekking, after You will be divided into groups and led by an experienced ranger guide who will take you through the tracking trails in the forest. You are advised to carry bottled water and snacks just in case the tracking takes longer, after you found the chimps, you will be allowed one hour with then as you observe, watch them play, feed mong other daily activities. This chimp tracking will also give the bird watchers the opportunity to sight different bird species animals in the forest.
Later evening, you will transfer to Amuka Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation options: Amuka Lodge (mid-range/luxury)
Meal plan: Full board

Day 4: Rhino tracking, departure

You will have your breakfast then after you will go for Rhino tracking. The exercise lasts for about which lasts for one and half to two hours as you observe the Rhinos in the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. You will encounter other animals, primates and bird species. Return to the lodge for lunch after which you will embark on your journey back to Kampala and the diver will drop you off at airport for your departure flight home or to your preferred location.

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The package includes.

  • Bottled drinking water also for free.
  • Boat cruise fees.
  • Accommodation.
  • A guide who speaks English.
  • The permit for chimpanzee trekking.

The package excludes.

  • Cigarettes.
  • Insurance of an individual.
  • Airtime
  • Tips.