4 Days from$1746 p/p in USD
Budget, Luxury, Mid Range
Enjoy a Uganda safari blending chimpanzee trekking in Budongo Forest with wildlife viewing in Murchison Falls National Park. Search for the rare semi-aquatic Sitatunga antelope, lion, leopard and elephant as well as the iconic shoebill. The safari also includes a visit to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary which has successfully bred white rhino. Uganda’s variety of form and colour, profusion of brilliant wildlife – birds, insects, reptiles and beasts – and its vast scale, make Uganda the ‘Pearl of Africa’. With it’s unique scenery, climate and people, it’s different from anywhere else in Africa.
Safari types:Chimpanzee Safari, Guided Safari, Tailormade Safari, Wildlife Safari
Wildlife:rhino, elephant, chimpanzees
Activities:Game Drive, Boat Cruise
Getting around:4x4 Vehicle, Transfer Vehicle
Start/end:Start in Entebbe, end in Entebbe
Day 1: Arrive in Entebbe and transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
Day2: Boat trip and hike to top of the falls
Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking in Budongo
Day 4: Transfer to Entebbe
RATES – PER PERSON USD
From USD 1,746 per person – 2 pax
From USD 1,469 per person – 4 pax
From USD 1,335 per person – 6 pax
Single room suppliment USD 260
- Accommodation and meal plan (breakfast and dinner) as per itinerary
- Park entrance fees
- Game drives
- Boat trips
- Ferry crossing rates
- 1 free mineral water
- Rhino tracking at Ziwa
- Extra lunches at Ziwa and on the first day
- Tourist 4×4 pop roof van
- Fuel, English speaking guide /driver
- Japanese Language translatorinterpreter
- International flights
- Souvenirs and tips
- Lunches at the lodge
- Alcohol and beverages
- Any extra meals or activities not listed in the itinerary
- This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Umoja Motherland Tours‘
- All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
- Display price is usually based on two people sharing
- ‘Umoja Motherland Tours‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
- All itineraries are subject to availability
Day by Day Overview
Arrival on the day before the offical trip starts. Our professional guide will meet with you at the airport and transfer you to your lodge in Entebbe, about 15 minutes. Rest at the lodge till morning.
Accommodation: Lake Heights Hotel – Meal plan B
Activities Included: Airport transfer
After breakfast, we set off on our long drive from Entebbe to Murchison Falls National Park, a protected area of over 4,000 km². We travel off the beaten track as we drive north, passing the ancient Nyero Rock Paintings close to Kumi near Soroti. We will take a packed lunch to enjoy en route (around 7 hours).
If time permits, you may break your journey at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a species reintroduction program that has successfully bred over a dozen white rhino and the only place in Uganda where you can see rhino. These docile animals are best viewed on an early morning walking safari.
Murchison Falls National Park has 76 mammal species and 451 bird species. The River Nile runs through the park and attracts Nile crocodile, hippo and the rare semi-aquatic Sitatunga antelope. Lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffes, warthogs, giant forest hog, Uganda Kob, topi and waterbuck are just a few of the big name mammals you may see.
Accommodation: Pakuba Lodge – Meal plan B, L, D
Activities Included: Transfer to Murchison Falls, Ziwa Rhino Sanctury, Nyero Rock Paintings
Your morning will start with an early morning game drive. You may choose to take a packed breakfast to eat mid-morning or eat a full breakfast upon your return to the lodge. Admire the wildlife and birdlife of Murchison Falls National Park and ask your driver guide lots of questions along the way. After the game drive, you will return for lunch and an hour or to use relaxation by the pool.
One of the highlights of this Safari will be the boat ride to the Nile Delta, home to the iconic shoebill. If time allows, visit the top of the Falls and feel the force of the River Nile under your feet as the half a kilometer wide river narrows to just 7 m wide and cascades down through a 45 m drop.
Accommodation: Pakuba Lodge – Meal plan B, L, D
Activities Included: Game drive in Murchistion Falls National Park, boat cruise, top of the falls tour
Wake up early in the morning, have breakfast and set off for your briefing for the chimpanzee trekking in Budongo Forest. After briefing you will set off into the forest. Enjoy a guided primate walk in the lush expenses of the tropical forest in search of the habituated chimpanzee family. Your guide will explain you more about the animals and plants species that you encounter on your way. Also look out for other primates like the black and white colobus monkey, red-tailed monkey and different type of birds, tracks of mammals and much more.
Accommodation: Pakuba lodge – Meal plan (B, L, D)
Activities Included: Chimpanzee trekking in Budongo forest
Wake up early, have breakfast and set off for Entebbe. Your guide will transfer you to the airport in due time for your outbound flight.