Murchison Falls Safari: The Big 5 Edition

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Murchison Falls, where nature’s grandeur awaits. Witness the mighty Nile River cascading through a narrow gorge, creating a breathtaking spectacle of power and beauty. Explore the wilderness of Murchison Falls National Park, encounter Africa’s iconic wildlife in their natural habitat and create lifelong memories in the heart of Africa.

This four-day adventure takes you to Murchison Falls National Park and Budongo Forest, offering an unforgettable wildlife experience. The itinerary combines adventure, wildlife encounters and the chance to explore two remarkable natural environments, making it an ideal experience for those looking for an immersive safari in Uganda.

Day 1 – Rhino Sanctuary

Early departure for the ride to Murchison Falls National park. Before driving to the final destination, a stop will be made at the Rhino Sanctuary. On foot and accompanied by a ranger, you will search for rhinos.

Day 2 – Top of the Falls

The day starts with a game drive through the park. In the afternoon, the safari car is put aside for a boat ride on the Nile with the aim of getting as close as possible to the powerful Murchison waterfall. Along the way, it is a paradise for hippos, crocodiles and various birds to spot. Once at the waterfall, you can choose to embark on the hike to the top on foot or return to the lodge.

Day 3 – Murchison Falls

A morning game drive and relaxing at the lodge; enjoying the beautiful park one last day.

Day 4 – Chimps in Budongo Forest

The great Budongo Forest is known for the royal Mile walk. For bird watchers, this is the ideal place to spot some gems. Furthermore, the forest is becoming increasingly popular because of the chimps. In the morning, the ranger will be waiting for you to look for chimpanzees together.

+ 3 nights of accommodation with breakfast, lunch and dinner

+ Activities listed: Rhino Sanctuary, boat safari on the Nile, hike to the top of Murchison Falls & Chimp permits

+ Park entrance fees

+ Driver & safari car (incl. petrol)

Basic: stay in simple but cosy accommodation with private or shared sanitary facilities and a private safari van with pop-up roof; back to the basics.

Comfort: stay in unique, comfortable accommodations with breathtaking views and a private safari van with pop-up roof; just that little bit extra.

Deluxe: stay in high-end, exclusive accommodation with the possibility of refreshment at a swimming pool and private safari jeep with pop-up roof; a once-in-a-lifetime experience.