Luxury in the Wild–The Ultimate Up-Market 5 Day Safari Holiday at Murchison Falls.It is also the place where for 30 years the wildlife has developed undisturbed and it is one of the best spots to see an abundance of wildlife that surpasses most places in Uganda.
- Chobe Safari Lodge
- Murchison Falls National Park
- Rhino Tracking
- Nature Walks
- Karuma Falls Visit
- Chimpanzee Tracking in Budongo Forest
Depart Kampala very early in the morning with the driver and guide of Equatorial wild Safaris driving south through the verdant Ugandan countryside to Chobe Lodge near the scenic Karuma Falls. You will make a stopover for lunch and later proceed to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. We disembark and continue our Journey on foot with the guide in order to get into close proximity of the Rhinos in the wild of Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary which covers many areas and is not only home to Rhinos but to a lot of other wildlife, birds including the elusive Shoe-bill Stork. There are swamps, nature trails, you can take a canoe ride and literally spend all day. Most come here to track Rhinos on foot.
It is amazing time to see these massive animals so close and there are some great opportunities for picture-taking and most visitors get some great shots of the Rhinos in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
After our time with the Rhinos at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary we continue the short drive from here to Chobe Safari Lodge inside Murchison Falls National Park where we check-in around lunch-time. Enjoy lunch – your first meal at Chobe Safari Lodge and it will probe to be simply a culinary delight and a treat for the eyes and palate. The food exceeds the qualities of many fine Kampala restaurants in the African wild of Murchison Falls along the historic River Nile.
Relax and enjoy the various facilities such as the swimming pool, or the health-club and gym that has won an award from CNN as one of the best Gyms in the world with a view and here you are – wherever you turn you have a view of the River Nile bubbling by – wildlife such as Elephants, Hippos at times enter the Lodge area to the delight of the guests there.
Late afternoon guided Nature Walk with a Uganda Wildlife Authority Ranger – during this walk you most often see a variety of wildlife including Giraffes, antelopes, buffaloes, birds and much more. Dinner at Chobe Safari Lodge – enjoy your first night in the African wild in Murchison Falls National Park staying in Chobe Safari Lodge.
Enjoy a cup of coffee and you are off for your morning game drive – or enjoy breakfast before the morning game drive – the choice is yours – Game drives can be started at 6:30 am and you can see the morning mist on the Savannah as Sun rises for another day in the African Wild of Uganda at Murchison Falls National Park.
Another option that can be arranged is a bush breakfast for you – hopefully others will have signed up for this most meaningful time making the price per person more affordable since there is a lot of planning that goes into a creating a breakfast in the Bush. Those that go for the Bush Breakfast option find it as one of the highlights of their safari in the African Bush.The four-wheel drive safari vehicle is equipped with a pop-up roof for best game viewing and on a game drive we always use a Uganda Wildlife Authority Ranger to enhance your time on a game drive which results in more wildlife sightings and great background to the habits and ways of the wildlife found on a game drive.
Return to your lodge for lunch, dinner and overnight.
Morning and it is the Chobe Safari Lodge Breakfast Experience – simply a delight. You will have a nice morning fully to yourselves. After your lunch, then you will embark on a launch cruise app 2-3 hours.
On this River Nile cruise in Murchison Falls National Park Uganda you will see Hippos, crocodiles in abundance and elephants, buffaloes, Waterbucks as well as a variety of birds like fish eagles kingfishers ducks, bee-eaters, heron, cormorants,and if lucky and the rare shoe bill. Return to your lodge for lunch, dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
After your breakfast, you will engage in a challenging yet enjoyable hike to the top of the falls. Here you will have chance to view the beauty of this world’s most powerful waterfall.
Relax in your amusements then your driver will pick you to head back to Chobe Safari Lodge for lunch and an afternoon of relaxation. You may also have a massage as an option.
Meal Plan: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Start your morning with the usual Chobe Safari Lodge Breakfast Experience. We shall spend the rest of the morning relaxing at the lodge. Take a short walk around the lodge and enjoy the beautiful scenery and the wonderful atmosphere. Enjoy your lunch at the lodge as you prepare for the journey back to Kampala.
Optionally: Depart Chobe Safari Lodge and head for Budongo Forest which is part of the greater Murchison Falls National Park – here we enjoy lunch at the Budongo Forest Eco-Lodge and afterwards it is chimpanzee tracking in Budongo Forest.
It is about a three-hour experience and you see other primates, birds, butterflies and mammals while you are on your chimpanzee trek. After the chimpanzee trek – we journey to Kampala or Entebbe arriving in the early evening in the city that never sleeps.
- Budongo Forest visit
- Nature walks as per itinerary
- Game Drive
- Lunch en-route
- Park entry fees
- English speaking guide
- Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
- International Flights
- Airport transfers
- Alcoholic Drinks
- Personal expenses
- Activities not included in the itinerary