Four days of Wildlife, Primates, Birds, Scenery combined with Luxury Lodging –Murchison Falls Park
Enjoy Murchison Falls Park and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Budongo Forest Chimpanzees in style and comfort
Four days of fabulous wildlife from large Giraffe, Elephant, Buffalo Herds to Lions, Hippos along with stunning Scenery – the most powerful waterfall in the world, Murchison Falls, the River Nile, Chimpanzee Tracking, Rhinos all while spending time of two of the best lodges at Murchison Falls Park, the luxurious 5 Star Chobe Safari Lodge and its sister lodge Paraa which is best lodge for activities at Murchison Falls Park.
Enjoy 4 days of affordable luxury comfort on a short safari without minimizing the African Wild experience. This safari is a popular choice for many of our clients who have loved staying at both lodges and enjoying the park itself.
- Day 1: Depart your Hotel at 6: 30 am with your expert driver-guide who will be able to give you background information as to your route, travel times, country information and of course wildlife and birding information. Today it is a relatively short three hour drive through the evergreen state of Africa – Uganda to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.We pick up a guide and you are off to meet the Rhinos, not just from a vehicle but up close – great opportunities of these fabulous animals – there is much other wildlife to be found here, so keep your eyes open so you do not miss any and your guide will also point any other wildlife. Birders will find this a most fascinating place and best to keep the binoculars handy since an abundance of bird species is found here.After Rhino Tracking we take the short 1 1/2 hour drive to the award winning Chobe Safari Lodge along the River Nile. At the five-star Chobe Safari Lodge we check into either one of their luxury tents or rooms. There is a variety of choices for you including suites, deluxe and super-deluxe tents, there is even a Presidential Cottage for you to choose from. Chobe Safari Lodge at Murchison Falls is a 5 Star Resort that is simply exceptional and almost all overlook the historic River Nile.Enjoy lunch at Chobe Safari Lodge and pick an outside table near the pool and the River Nile and take in your surroundings while you have a most delicious lunch that you will remember for both taste and presentation. Take a dip into the fabulous swimming pool or relax at the type of room that you picked, all have a deck or balcony where you can relax in the shade while reading an enjoyable book.Late afternoon nature walk with Uganda Wildlife Authority Ranger where you can see various wildlife and birds on foot – another enjoyable activity of your four-day safari at Murchison Falls Park in Uganda. You can also fish here along the Nile River Bank and catch one of largest freshwater fish in Africa – the Nile Perch.Dinner at Chobe Safari Lodge in a most delightful setting – afterwards sit outside of your room and take in the sounds of the African Night in the bush.
- Day 2: There is nothing like a Breakfast at Chobe Safari Lodge – enjoy another day in the African Wild of Uganda. After a leisurely breakfast we take the journey to Paraa Lodge. This drive 3 hour drive is like a game drive since you will see much wildlife along the way and your driver-guide will stop for you to get the best view and take pictures. There is a pop-up roof in the vehicle so that you can stand and maximize the enjoyment of what you see before you.We check into Paraa Lodge which is a sister lodge of Chobe Safari Lodge. You have a choice here of the standard rooms, rooms with air-conditioning, suites, or the fabulous Queen’s Cottage which is like a private retreat down by the Nile River. Paraa Lodge is the best lodge at Murchison Falls Park when it comes to location – it is conveniently near all major activities in the park such as game drives, boat rides and fishing for Nile Perch.Lunch at Paraa Lodge which is a delight – sit and overlook the pool and the River Nile in the distance – it does not get any better than this.Late Afternoon Game Drive with Uganda Wildlife Authority Ranger on board of vehicle to point out wildlife and birds that you might otherwise miss. See large herds of Elephants and Rothschild Giraffes and Cape Buffaloes here, antelopes of various kind in great numbers, Lions, the occasional Leopard, Savannah Birds, Warthogs, Hyenas and much more.Dinner at Paraa Lodge which proves to be another enjoyable treat
- Day 3: Choose to have breakfast or go on a sunrise game drive in the African Wild of Murchison Falls Park, simply an awesome experience. Game Drives begin at dawn at about 6:30 am and you can see the sun rise over the Borassus Palm Tree studded Savannah taking in the various wildlife before you such as the predators returning from the hunt.Lunch at Paraa Lodge – relax by the pool, sit on your balcony or veranda with a good book like Abyssinian Chronicles and enjoy the day.Late Afternoon Game Drive – each game drive is a different experience and we do not hurry you along, since this is a private safari, you are in control of the vehicle and the game drive.Dinner at Paraa Lodge
- Day 4: Breakfast and we take the morning boat launch up the River Nile where you will see countless of hippos, crocodiles, elephant herds, buffaloes, antelopes, monitor lizards and water birds. This is one of the highlights of the 4 day Murchison Falls Park Safari. At the bottom of the falls we disembark and take a guided climb up besides the falls with guide being cooled down by the mist from the falls. At the top of the falls we are met by the driver guide and take the short drive to Budongo Forest.At Budongo Forest we have lunch at the Budongo Eco-Lodge after which we go off and track chimpanzees here which is about a three-hour walk with guides and trackers bringing your up close to our closest cousins – the chimpanzees. There are other primates that you will see here and countless of birds.Afterwards we drive back to Kampala arriving after 8 pm in the city at your lodging, longer if we drive you to Entebbe Airport.
This Murchison Falls Luxury Safari includes all meals, except sodas, beer, wine at lodges when not included as part of menu. It does not include tips or laundry. Choose from comfortable Safari Van or safari modified Toyota Land Cruiser at higher cost. Enjoy Uganda in style…from Kampala…jon
“If I have ever seen magic, it has been in Africa.” John Hemingway, African Journeys