4 days with the big 5 in Murchison falls national park via Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Book this thrilling 4-day Murchison Falls Safari, starting with rhino encounters at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Experience chimp trekking, game drives, and a Victoria Nile launch trip while staying at top-notch lodges in this unforgettable Ugandan adventure.

Itinerary

 

Day 1: Kampala, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, and Murchison Falls National Park

Start your day with an early breakfast, and then head out for a thrilling big 5 safari adventure. Our first stop is Nakitoma – Nakasongola at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, where you’ll enjoy a guided walk to see these magnificent rhinos. The sanctuary is home to 14 rhinos, and you’ll learn about their conservation efforts.

Next, we’ll travel to Masindi town for lunch, and then continue to Murchison Falls National Park. Upon arrival, we’ll check in at the hotel for dinner and relaxation.

Accommodation Options:

Paraa Safari Lodge (High End)

Heritage Safari Lodge (Midrange)

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

 

Day 2: Game Drives and Launch Trip

After breakfast, an experienced ranger will join us for a game drive. We’ll search for lions, elephants, giraffes, kobs, hippos, waterbucks, warthogs, oribis, antelopes, buffaloes, and more wildlife.

Following lunch at the Lodge, we’ll embark on a three-hour launch trip on the Victoria Nile, passing by hippos, buffaloes, crocodiles, and various aquatic birds. This journey will take us to the base of the mighty Murchison Falls, offering breathtaking views and a chance to spot rare vegetation.

After an exciting day, we’ll return to our lodge for dinner.

Accommodation Options:

Paraa Safari Lodge (High End)

Heritage Safari Lodge (Midrange)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

 

Day 3: Chimp Trekking, Birding, and Game Viewing

Start your day with an early breakfast and set off for Budongo Forest to catch a glimpse of chimps leaving their nests. Along the way, keep an eye out for other primates and forest bird species. Budongo Forest is home to over 360 bird species, making it a fantastic spot for birdwatching.

You may also encounter the grey-checked mangabey, black and white colobus monkey, baboons, red-tailed monkey, and other primates. Afterward, return to the lodge for lunch.

In the afternoon, enjoy another game drive to spot various game animals and big cats. We want to ensure you have the best safari experience.

Accommodation Options:

Paraa Safari Lodge (High End)

Heritage Safari Lodge (Midrange)

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

 

Day 4: Return to Entebbe

After an early breakfast, we’ll drive to the top of the falls to witness the awe-inspiring sight of the Victoria Nile squeezing through a narrow gorge with incredible power. Don’t forget to capture this moment with your camera.

We’ll then leisurely drive back towards Kampala, allowing you to take pictures and enjoy the scenic journey. You will arrive in Kampala in the late afternoon, and if you have a flight on the same day, we can arrange a free airport drop-off.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

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Craft your dream safari with the expertise of our local specialists at Kange Safaris. We’re here to help you design a personalized itinerary, secure necessary permits, and manage all the logistics, ensuring that your focus remains on savoring this unforgettable adventure.

Our team is passionate about bringing the wild to your fingertips, tailoring each journey to your unique preferences and desires, be it a thrilling wildlife encounter, an exploration of breathtaking landscapes, or a combination of both.

With years of experience and a commitment to your comfort and safety, we’ll guide you through the wonders of the natural world, leaving you with enduring memories and stories to treasure. Start planning your dream safari today.