A 3 days tour to Murchison Falls National Park

A 3 days tour to Murchison Falls National Park takes you to North Western Uganda one of the most outstanding savannah parks in Uganda. This Uganda safari offers opportunities for a launch cruise on the Victoria Nile, a rewarding game drive expecting to have views of a variety of bird and animal species such as elephants, giraffes, Jackson’s hartebeests, warthogs, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, Nile crocodiles and so much more to make your safari in Uganda memorable. The safari also integrates a visit to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, home to the only wild rhinos in Uganda. Key activities: Rhino tracking, Launch cruise to the bottom of the falls, Game drive, bird watching, and a visit to the top of the spectacular falls.
Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls National Park

Safari day by day: A 3 days tour to Murchison Falls National Park

Day 1: Kampala>Murchison Falls National Park via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

Your safari guide will pick you up from the hotel after an early breakfast, brief you about the safari, and embark on your journey to the North West of Uganda. You will have a stopover at Ziwa rhino sanctuary. Upon arrival at the sanctuary, you will head out to the bush in search of the rhinos. The tracking may take about three hours and during this time, you will encounter the rhinos in their natural habitat and also be able to spot various bird species. After the tracking, you will have lunch and then proceed to Murchison Falls National park. On arrival, you will drive to the top of the falls for a brief experience and photography of the striking scenic views at the top of the world’s most powerful waterfall. After this experience, you will drive to the lodge for check-in and overnight.

Day 2: Early game drive and afternoon boat cruise.

Arise early in the morning, have breakfast, and head for an early morning game drive in the savannah in search of wildlife. The game drive will be conducted in the Northern sector of the park and you will be able to spot early risers and other animal species such as giraffes, buffaloes, lions, hyenas, elephants, kobs, level’s hartebeests, warthogs, and many more and birds like Black-headed Lapwing, Blue-headed Coucal, Giant kingfisher, Swamp flycatcher, Abyssinian ground hornbill, Red-throated bee-eater, Black-billed barbet, Denham’s bustard, and others. After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for lunch and then head out for thrilling boat cruise on the Victoria Nile. The boat ride grants you exceptional views of the Nile, amidst coming across huge Nile crocodiles, hippos, and several other wildlife and bird species on the shores. After the boat cruise, you will drive back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay
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Murchison Falls safari tour in Uganda

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park>Kampala.

After your breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and have a leisure transfer back to Kampala or Entebbe, expecting to arrive later in the afternoon for lunch and an optional drop-off at your hotel or at the airport for your flight back home. Accommodation is booked in accordance with your preferences and depending on your budget and availability.

Accommodation options

Budget: Red chili camp Mid-Range: Pakuba safari lodge Luxury: Paara safari lodge

 Package inclusions

  • Pick-up and drop-off in Kampala/Entebbe
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English-speaking driver-guide
  • All park entrance fees
  • Bottled water (2 bottles per day)
  • Accommodation on a full board basis
  • Meals en route

Package exclusions

  • Activities not listed in the itinerary
  • Laundry services
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa fees
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