Murchison Falls Safari


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    Hornbill Treks & Safaris

    Culture.  Community.  Conservation.  Hornbill Treks & Safaris offers sustainable safaris and cultural tours in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. Our fully customizable trips allow you to explore the wonders of Africa while protecting wildlife and giving back to local communities. As a Uganda and U.S.-based company founded between family and friends, we are committed to making every trip the trip of a lifetime.  Adventure awaits!

    • 3 Days
    • Safari
    • Uganda

    Explore Murchison Falls, one of Uganda’s most beloved parks, in this incredible three-day safari.  You’ll take in the view from the top of Murchison Falls, enjoy a game drive throughout the park, witness wildlife up close during a boat ride on the Nile, and adventure through the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to trek the White Rhino.  From hippo, buffalo, crocodiles, an extraordinary variety of birds, and an array of primates, the region is home to some of Uganda’s most exquisite wildlife.  

    Price Includes

    • 4x4 safari vehicle
    • Accommodation
    • English-speaking driver guide
    • Meals as per itinerary & filtered drinking water
    • Park entry fees & necessary ferry crossings
    • Game drives & included activities, including trekking permits

    Price Excludes

    • Beverages
    • Tips/gratuities
    • Travel insurance
    • International Flights
    • Visas
    • All items of personal nature


    Retail price per person if booked for:

    • 2 pax: $1,519
    • 4 pax: $1,250
    • 6 pax: $1,127


    Below is a sample of our accommodation recommendations at each location of your safari.  Pricing for this safari is based on standard accommodations.  

    Murchison Falls National Park

    Standard: Murchison River Lodge
    Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge, Chobe Safari Lodge
    High-End: Nile Safari Lodge

    All pricing is based on double or triple occupancy. If a client wishes to stay as single occupancy, a single supplement charge will apply.  This charge varies with the different accommodation categories.

    The listed accommodation properties are a sample of those used by Hornbill African Safaris based on value, quality of service, and location. If the recommended accommodation options are fully booked, Hornbill African Safaris will reserve accommodations of comparable standards and notify the client.  Visit our website to explore additional accommodations available on safari.


    Day 1Kampala & Murchison Falls National Park

    Your Hornbill adventure begins today as you set off from Kampala and make the lovely journey to Murchison Falls National Park.  Along the way, you’ll stop at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for an opportunity to track the White Rhino. The White Rhinos are being reintroduced in Uganda after their extinction in the 70s.  Afterwards, proceed to Masindi for lunch before continuing your journey to Murchison Falls.   Upon arrival, drive to the Top of the Falls for a spectacular view of the narrow gorge through which the mighty Nile cascades nearly 150 feet down. Here the Nile can be seen from various points all the way to Baker’s Summit.  Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at your accommodations.

    Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner. 

    Transit Time: About 5 Hours to the park.

    Day 2Murchison Falls National Park

    Enjoy an early breakfast before embarking on a game drive to the delta in search of the exquisite wildlife Murchison Falls has to offer. You may decide to take a game walk, escorted by a park ranger, to track wildlife in the region. Wildlife includes lion, hyenas, African elephants, Rothschild giraffes, buffaloes, and hartebeest, among many others. After lunch, see river life at its best as we take a leisurely cruise up the Nile, resting near the bottom of the waterfall for the best view of Murchison Falls. Wildlife on the Nile includes Nile crocodiles, buffalo, hippo, and a variety of birds. Afterwards, return to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay. 

    Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

    Day 3Murchison Falls National Park & Kampala

    After an early breakfast, head to the Budongo Forest, where you will meet with a ranger and embark on a chimpanzee trek in search of these beloved primates.  After your trek, depart from the Murchison Falls region, heading back to Kampala or Entebbe, where you will be transferred to your accommodations of choice or the airport for your departing flight.

    Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch.

    Transit Time: About 5 Hours to Kampala