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5 Days Murchison Falls Safari – Chimps Trek & Wildlife Watching

Explore Murchison falls national Park on primate safari tour including chimpanzee tracking in Budongo forest & wildlife watching on 5 Days Uganda Safari with primate Safari Experiences.

The five days include chimpanzee tracking, Rhino tracking & Wildlife watching in the largest national park in Uganda. Murchison falls is known for the River Nile top of the falls.

Summary of the Trip

Day1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park Via Ziwa Rhino
Day2: Wildlife Watching
Day3: Transfer to Budongo Forest Side of Murchison Falls
Day4: Chimpanzee Tracking
Day5: Transfer back to Kampala.

Detailed Travel Plan.

This is pure Murchison Falls national park Uganda Safari to explore the best wildlife animals within the park, visiting the River Nile Waters.

Day 1: Arrive in Murchison Falls National Park

You will be picked up by the professional Safari guide of primate Safari Experiences and start on the transfer to Murchison falls National Park. The drive takes you through scenic drive Northwest through the famous Luwero Triangle and you will stop at ziwa Rhino tracking sanctuary where you will have rhino tracking and enjoy lunch afterward before proceeding to access the famous Murchison Falls National Park, you will arrive in evening hours and check-in at the hotel for Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge/Nile Safari Camp/ Fort Murchison Safari Camp

Day 2: Game drive and boat trip

Carry out an early morning game drive on the northern bank. You will spot different animals like the; elephants, lions, buffalos, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeests, waterbucks, oribi, bushbucks, boho reedbucks, hyenas and if you are lucky, the leopards. After a packed lunch picnic, go for a boat trip upstream the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls stopping just tens of meters from the ‘Devil’s Cauldron’, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over the 17km stretch, you may see elephant, waterbuck and Uganda cob.

At this point, you will view many bird species like pelican bee-eater, Kingfisher, Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, Hornbill, and the rare shoebill stork. Dinner and overnight as above

Day 3: Head to Budongo Forest

You will wake up and go for a second game drive to spot more wildlife animals in the biggest national park of Uganda and later cross with the ferry to access Budongo forest which hosts primates like Chimpanzees, Birds, and other apes.   You will arrive at the hotel during lunchtime, enjoy lunch and go for an evening nature walk in Budongo forest to spot some birds. Dinner and overnight at Budongo Eco Lodge.

Day 4: Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo Forest.

Budongo forest is located within the largest national park of Uganda( Murchison Falls)  After breakfast, we shall move into the Budongo forest ( Briefing is done at the Budongo lodge ), for primate  Watching. The activity starts at 8.00 am in the morning and it takes approximately 4-5 hours in the jungle. You may spot other primates like red-colobus, blues, red-tailed, and grey-cheeked Mangabey.

The Budongo forest guide will provide a detailed explanation, not only on primates but also on all the forest’s fauna and flora, and will ensure that your walk is both informative and enjoyable. This walk is excellent for viewing bird life and seeing primates at close quarters. After lunch, you will relax at the lodge as you enjoy the cool weather of Forests in Uganda the pearl of Africa. Overnight as Above

Day 5: Return to Kampala

Take early morning breakfast while preparing to head back to Kampala

End of 5 Days Murchison Falls National Park – Chimps & Wildlife Safari

Safari Includes

Free pick up from EBB.
All travel and accommodation costs.
All meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Entry to National Parks
Chimpanzee Permit
Rhino Tracking Permit.
Professional Safari Guide.


Uganda Visa
Items of personal nature consumed during the safari