Budongo Forest Safari Uganda



While traveling to Budongo forest for a safari in Uganda, there have been numerous primates that can affordably be visited including the chimpanzee trekking which is the major activity here, the prolific bird life and the huge mahogany trees that dominate the forest in this area. The forest is right on the road to Murchison Falls, just to the south of the park, and is a great place to stop and have a guided walk through the dense virgin tropical forest. The forest’s Royal Mile is thought by many to offer the best bird-watching in the whole of Uganda. There are more than 350 species found here, including several types of King Fishers, horn bill and eagle and more birds that you can watch here.


Day 1: Kampala City – Murchison falls National Park

Day 2: Today’s Activities in the Budongo forest safari that will include; Chimpanzee trekking and boat Ride in Murchison Falls.

Day 3: Murchison falls National Park – Kampala

Day 1: Kampala City – Murchison falls National Park
A pleasantly planned safari begins at 08:00am when your guide takes you for a drive on northward pleasant safari which will include you’re a lunch stop in Masindi before proceeding to the Murchison falls. Upon arrival at the park, you will begin to encounter with variety of birds, monkeys, and baboons in the cool Budongo forest as you are guided along. An opportunity to enjoy a short walk a long the main road searching for some birds and primates, proceed to check in, dinner and overnight.

Hotel / lodge Optional: Budongo Eco Lodge FB

Day 2: Today’s Activities in the Budongo forest safari that will include; Chimpanzee trekking and boat Ride in Murchison Falls.
Early in the morning after your breakfast go for a chimpanzee trekking and return to head to the River Nile for your afternoon  Launch trip at sun downer to the bottom of the falls, a three hours launch trip enable you to see some animals that come to the banks of the River Nile to drink water, some come to sun bathe as the Nile provides a corridor year-round water for these animals as well as a plethora of water birds (including the rare shoe bill) and Uganda’s largest population of Nile crocodile.   And animals like: – crocodiles, hippos and elephants will be seen here before you check in to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Hotel / Lodge Option: Paraa Safari Lodge FB

Day 3: Murchison falls National Park – Kampala
At 06:00am after breakfast, an early morning game drive at 06:30am enables you to see some of the large mammals that include; lion, leopard, elephant, hippopotamus, Rothschild’s giraffe, Cape buffalo, hartebeest, oribi, warthog, and Uganda kob. And if you are lucky this morning you will spot the famous shoe bill that always loiters around the Nile delta. After the game drive with your picnic lunch you will leave Murchison falls national park heading back to Kampala City if you are staying here or via or Entebbe international Airport or your home.

End of Budongo forest safari Uganda

Note: Please refer to our Terms and conditions for this trip

Included services 

  • Pick up/ drop at Entebbe International airport / Hotel
  • Accommodation (as indicated in the itinerary)
  • Meals (as indicated in the itinerary),
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Transport in 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Game drive in Murchison falls
  • A boat Ride to top of the falls
  • English speaking guide/ driver
  • All park Entrance

Not included services

  • Any Optional activity
  • Drinks (sodas, beer, wine, spirits & any other)
  • Uganda Visa
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Any other concept not indicated as included.

Ababa Uganda Safaris
Plot 711, Entebbe Highway,
Nambi Irene House
P.O.Box 27707 Kampala – Uganda.
Email: info1[at]ababaugandasafaris.com
Tel: +256 772 502713,
+256 486 660 228

Working hours
Monday-Saturday: 8:30am – 6:30pm

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Facts About Uganda

Containing half the population of mountain gorillas in the world, Uganda is the ideal country for tourists interested in these animals. Even though Uganda is best known for its gorillas, it also has other interesting wildlife. Uganda is also home to 11% of the world’s bird population.

Why Book with us?

  • Safari Departs any date
  • Unbeatable prices
  • Authentic safari experience
  • Tailor-made safari packages
  • Accommodation and meals inclusive
  • Professional guides
  • Life changing travel experiences
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