Murchison Falls National park lies on the Northern end of the Albertine Rift Valley. It is Uganda’s largest and oldest conservation area and is bisected by the Victoria Nile. It hosts over 76 species of mammals and 451 birds.

On your safari tour to this park, you will be able to see rhinos, lions, hippos, chimpanzees at Budongo Forest and many more wild animals in the park. You will be able to view the mighty Murchison Falls where the park derives its name.

  • Game drive
  • Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Boat ride
  • Chimpanzee tracking

Day 1: Arrive in Uganda at Entebbe Airport

Day 2: Drive to Murchison Falls via Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Day 3:  Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Boat Safari

Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking in Budongo Forest

Day 6: Drive to Entebbe and Departure

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda at Entebbe Airport

You arrive at the airport where a driver/guide from StarMount Safaris will meet, greet you and transfer you to Imperial Resort Hotel in Entebbe where you will be spending the night.

Accommodation: Imperial Beach Resort

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Day 2: Drive to Murchison Falls via Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Your driver/guide will pick you up at 8.00 a.m. and you will then head north to Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary. The Rhino sanctuary founded in 1998, works to reintroduce black and white rhinos into Uganda. They run a breeding program and educate communities on these endangered giants, the problem of poaching and the need for environmental conservation.

At the Rhino Sanctuary you will have a safari-hike to the rhinos which will give you the opportunity to view them at close range.

After visiting the rhinos, you will have lunch at Kabalega dinner, 3km from the sanctuary (lunch cost not inclusive). After lunch you will then continue to Murchison Falls National Park. You will enter the park through the northern gate where you will see plenty of baboons on your way to the lodge. The journey is estimated to take 8 hours.

Accommodation:  Paara Safari Lodge

Meal Plan: Dinner & Breakfast

Day 3: Game Drive & Boat Safari

You will get up for an early breakfast and have an early start on your game drive through the national park while the animals are most active. In the morning hours animals are active, the sun is not yet so bright and temperatures are cooler, this is the best time to spot wild animals. Your game drive will be in the northern part of the park.

A drive through the park brings you closer to the animals; elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, leopards, different species of antelope and many tropical birds. They are all found in Murchison Falls!

In the afternoon, you take a boat safari towards the base of Murchison Falls. Carefully watched by crocodiles, hundreds of hippos, buffaloes, water birds and all the other thirsty wildlife that the Nile attracts, your boat will arrive to the bottom of the 43-meter-high Murchison Falls, which approaches you with a thunderous sound.

Accommodation:  Paraa Safari Lodge

Meal Plan:  Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast

 Day 4: Chimpanzee Tracking in Budongo Forest

After your breakfast this morning, head to Budongo Forest, part of the Murchison Falls National Park conservation area, for chimpanzee tracking/trekking. Wear your light hiking shoes/boots and long trousers/shirts/blouses. You will be taken on a guided walk in search of the habituated chimpanzee family. Carry your binoculars and also look out for some birds as Budongo is a critical birding place for the Uganda birding safaris. After your chimpanzee trek, you will drive to Chobe Safari Lodge, which is situated on the southern side of Murchison Falls National Park.

Accommodation: Chobe Safari Lodge

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast

 Day 5: Relax in and around Chobe Lodge

Today, wake up at leisure and enjoy your breakfast.  If you prefer, you can do a game drive otherwise you have the rest of the day to yourself to relax in and around the beautiful lodge.

Accommodation: Chobe Safari Lodge

Meal Plan: Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast

 Day 6: Drive to Entebbe and Departure

You wake up at leisure and enjoy your breakfast. After you will head out to Kampala and continue to Entebbe International Airport in time for you to check-in for your departure flight.

No of Persons Rate per Person
2 USD 1,837
4 USD 1,511
6 USD 1,402
8 USD 1,348

Tour Includes

  • Accommodation in Standard Rooms in safari lodges/camps and hotel facilities as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • On the ground transport in 4X4 Safari Mini-Van with pop-up roofs for game viewing
  • Game drives, excursions and sight-seeing activities (if any) as described above
  • Activities as outlined in detailed itinerary
  • Transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Services of an English-speaking driver/tour guide
  • Bottled water whilst on safari

Tour Excludes

  • Personal expenses such travel and medical insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, emails, faxes and phone calls beverages including water, soft drinks, luxury champagne, spirits or meals not included in the itinerary
  • Gratuity for porterage/ waiters at hotels, camps and airports
  • Gratuity for your professional driver guide
  • Cost of obtaining Visas ($50)
  • Any optional tours and excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel Insurance
  • International Airfare

Courtesy reminder

  • The above rates are based on contract rates of the current period. A final quote will be provided upon confirmation
  • The rates quoted are non commissionable
  • The above is a tentative quote, confirmation of rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • Reservation request on hold will be considered as confirmed booking
  • Quotes may change without prior notice, whether there is any fluctuation in prices
  • Transfers and tours will be according to the itinerary provided at the time of booking.