6 days Safari to Murchison Falls, Rhinos and Budongo
The 6 days Safari to Murchison Falls, Rhinos and Budongo is to Visit Uganda’s largest park, rhino sanctuary and biggest jungle. You will go on game drives, a boat cruise, to see the Rhinos and track the Chimpanzees.
- Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo Forest
- Track the Rhinos at the Ziwa Sanctuary
- Sunrise and sunset game drives in Murchison Falls National Park
- Boat cruises on the River Nile
- See the top of the Falls
- Drive through local towns and see African ways of life
Day 1: Arrival Entebbe Airport
You are warmly received on arrival and leisurely transferred to your hotel for a good night rest at Papyrus Guest House (BB) or Protea hotel (FB)
Day 2: Ziwa Sanctuary 210 km, 4 hours
After breakfast, we drive northwards through the countryside to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. In the afternoon, we take a walk through the thickets to see the white Rhinos. The Ziwa Sanctuary is the only place in Uganda with Rhinos. Learn about the breeding of Rhinos and their reintroduction to the natural habitat.
Stay at Ziwa Guest House (BB) or Amuka Lodge (FB)
Day 3: Murchison Falls over the Rift Valley Escarpment
In the morning, we leisurely drive north to Murchison Falls National Park. En route, we pass over the rift valley escarpment and the top of the spectacular falls. Here, the River Nile gushes through a narrow gorge with a thunderous roar falling meters below. The main attractions of Murchison falls national park is the wildlife, the breathtaking waterfalls and the River Nile as it flows on its journey to Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea.
Stay at Murchison River Lodge (BB) or Para Safari Lodge (FB) both overlooking the River Nile. Murchison Falls is one of the must see parks of Uganda.
Day 4: Murchison Falls Game drive and Boat cruise
We make an early morning game drive to watch the predators like Hyenas as they return to their dens. Expect to see lions, elephant herds, giraffes, buffaloes and leopards. In the afternoon, we do the relaxed boat trip and we sail upstream the River Nile to the bottom of the water falls. The boat is the ideal place to view and photograph bird species, hippos and crocodiles on the shores and little islands.
Stay at Murchison River Lodge (BB) or Para Safari Lodge (FB)
Day 5: Delta boat then to Budongo Forest 70km 1.5 hour
This morning, we take a slow boat trip on the Nile downstream to the delta, where the river pours into Lake Albert. Along the river, there are animals and birds to see. We have breakfast and relax on the boat. We then drive leisurely south to Budongo Forest. Check in and have lunch. For the rest of the day, relax at the eco-lodge with sights and sounds of the jungle.
Spend the night at the Budongo eco-Lodge (FB) deep in the rainforest.
Day 6: Forest Chimpanzee tracking to Kampala/Entebbe 240 km 4 hours
After breakfast, we go chimpanzee tracking along the trails in the tranquil tropical forest. Encountering a chimpanzee family is the highlight. Budongo is Uganda’s biggest forest reserve with a habituated community of chimpanzees. The forest abounds with wildlife. In the afternoon, return to Kampala or Entebbe.
END of 6 days Safari to Murchison Falls, Rhinos and Budongo
The above Price includes:
- Ground transfers
- 4×4 custom built safari vehicle with knowledgeable driver/guide and fuel
- Bottled drinking water
- Accommodations with mentioned meals
- Entrance fees to the National Parks and sites
The above Price excludes: All activities not mentioned in the Itinerary, Insurances, Flights and visa for Uganda and/or Rwanda, All Meals and drinks not according to the accommodations, Tips and personal expenses such as laundry and communications
TOTAL TOUR PRICE 2018-2019 (Medium range accommodations-Bed & Breakfast)
2 persons: USD 1200 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
4 persons: USD 1010 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
6 persons: USD 935 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
USD: 195 single room supplement outside the double/twin room
TOTAL TOUR PRICE 2018-2019 (High Budget accommodations-Full board)
2 persons: USD 1630 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
4 persons: USD 1430 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
6 persons: USD 1330 per person (double/twin sharing) based on a private tour
USD: 235 single room supplement outside the double/twin room