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5 Days Murchison Falls Safari - Big Five and Chimpanzee tour

Tour Overview

Engage in fascinating activities like the Launch cruise along the victoria Nile, chimpanzee viewing in kanio pabidi, a hike to the top of the magnificent falls, cultural tour ,and a game drive that will present you sight of the game in this destination.

Tour Highlights

Nile Flow
  • Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls with a Hike to the Top of the Falls
  • Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise on Victoria Nile
  • Day 3:Delta boat cruise, Evening game drive
  • Day 4: Chimpanzee Viewing Budongo
  • Day 5: Rhino tracking and departure


Rate When 2:

$1150 Per person budget

$1465 Per Person mid-range

$1700 per person luxury

Day 1: Kampala– Murchison Falls National Park

After an early morning breakfast, our guide will pick you from your hotel in Kampala by 7:30am then transfer to North-west through the famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town to Murchison Falls National Park. En-route lunch at Kabalega dinners.

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 50 meters to squeeze through a 6-meter canyon dropping 40 meters with a thunderous roar.

Later you will have an evening game drive as you proceed to your lodge

Dinner and overnight at Parkside Safari Lodge (budget) Pakuba Safari Lodge (mid-range) Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury)

Meal plan: Half-Board.

Accommodation: Parkside Safari Lodge (budget) or Pakuba Safari Lodge (mid-range) Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury)


Day 2: Game drive and Nile boat ride.

Morning game drive via the Nyamsika plateau, enjoy the view and you May see some of the big five like (elephants, lions, buffaloes and giraffes), warthogs, bush backs, water bucks, heart-beasts and many more. Return to lodge for refreshment, breakfast and lunch, then after prepare for a boat trip on placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the falls.

En route you will see hippos, crocodiles, water bucks and a wide variety of birds like the pelican bee-eater, egret, Kingfishers, eagles, weaver birds and heron etc. 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.

Accommodation: Parkside Safari Lodge (budget) or Pakuba Safari Lodge (mid-range) Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury)



Day 3: Morning Delta Boat cruise, Afternoon game drive in Paraa area

After breakfast, you will be picked up by your boat to go to the delta area of Murchison Falls National Park. The Nile Delta boat cruise offers a chance to see lots of wildlife species that include buffaloes, elephants, crocodiles, hippos and the rare shoebill stock. You will also observe the Nile reducing speed as it deposits waste before entering lake Albert. Return back to the lodge for lunch and then prepare for your evening game drive to look for animals you could have missed on the first game drive. After the game drive, transfer to back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: Parkside Safari Lodge (budget) or Pakuba Safari Lodge (mid-range) Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury)

Day 4: Chimp tracking and transfer  to Masindi or Rhino sanctuary

Have your breakfast early enough and after you will head to the Bundongo trekking offices where you will be briefed on how the tracking is done. You will then be divided into groups and led by an experienced ranger guide who will take you through the tracking. You are advised to carry bottled water and snacks just in case the tracking takes long. After these chimpanzees have been got, you will be given a maximum of 1hr with them to enjoy the most thrilling experience. This chimp tracking will also give the bird watchers the opportunity to sight different bird species in the forest especially Budongo Forest. After you will go back to your lodge where you will be served lunch and relax a little after your amazing chimpanzee trekking

Later in the evening you will go for a nature walk in the Budongo forest where you will enjoy nature and the environment of the amazing Budongo / KaniyoPabidi forest.

Dinner and overnight stay at  Amuka Lodge (mid-range/luxury) or New court view hotel (budget)

Day 5: Rhino tracking and departure

After an early morning breakfast, head for Rhino tracking. The Ziwa Rhino sanctuary was created to conserve and the Rhinos, with intention of re-introducing them to all other parks in Uganda where they once lived before they were all poached. After your Rhino tracking experience, you will have your lunch then proceed back to Entebbe.

End of tour

Includes & Excludes

Tour includes

Hike the Top of the Falls
All activities on itinerary & park entry fees
Accommodation and meals
Transport in Standard Safari vehicle
Professional Tour Guide

Package Excludes

International Flights
Items of Personal Nature
Tips and Gratuity

Getting There

The trip will start from Kampala or Entebbe to Murchison Falls National Park and you will be dropped off at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe international airport after the trip.

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    Tour can depart on any day of the week.
    Tour can be customized
    Transportation in Landcruiser or minivan with pop up for game viewing
    Suitable for solo travelers
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