3 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari Experience

Our 3 Days Safari will take you to Uganda’s Largest National Park which is located in the northwestern part of the country covering an area of approx… 3,840sqkm. it was gazette as a National park and game reserve in 1926. The Park was named after the Murchison falls that flows along the Albert Nile River which separates the park into two sections namely the southern and the northern sectors. It’s a habitat to over 550 species of birds and 76 species of mammals.

This trip starts from Entebbe or Kampala, our first stopover is at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary- the only place in Uganda where you can see rhinos in the wilderness, the Trek takes between 1.5 to 2.5 hours depending on far the rhinos have moved, you will have lunch at the sanctuary before heading to Murchison falls National Park, one of the most interesting national parks that Uganda has to offer. The major activities done in the park include the game drives and the cruise to the bottom of the falls.

While in the park, game drives are done in the delta, Buligi Peninsular and at the heart of Murchison, several animals can be seen including elephants, buffalos, giraffes, lions and leopards among other animals.

The 3-hour boat cruise to the bottom of the falls offers another opportunity to see these animals and they come to water especially on the sunny day, animals sighted on this cruise include Crocodiles, Hippos, Buffalos and so many bird species like the kingfishers, Hornbills, bee-eaters, Egyptian geese, and pelicans.

You visit to Murchison Falls National Park will crown with a visit to the top of the falls, Murchison falls are the world most powerful falls, where the wide river Nile waters squeezes in 8meter wide gorge, this is a scene you should never miss.

The Park can also be accessed by air. should you prefer to fly instead of driving. we are happy to assist you arrange for the flights.

For a more details and ideas on what else to do and to stay, please get in touch with us

Safari Highlights:

  • Morning and evening Game drives in 4×4 Vehicles with open roof
  • Visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino Tracking
  • Boat cruise to the Bottom of the falls
  • Optional Hike to the top of the falls
  • Optional Chimpanzee trekking in Budongo Forest
  • Optional Delta cruise to search for the rare Shoebill Stork

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Entebbe to Murchison Falls National Park (Approx. 5-6hrs drive)

After breakfast at the hotel, your driver guide will pick you for a transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. This journey will take you through the famous Luweero Triangle and a stopover at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Upon arrival at the sanctuary, enjoy a 1-2hrs walk as you track the Rhinos. This is the only place where one is able to see these in the wild. Have Lunch and later proceed with your journey to Murchison falls National Park via Masindi town. You will have another stop over the Top of the falls for a clear and magnificent views of the water forcing its self through a 7-meter gorge and drops to over 43 meters below with a thunderous roar hence forming a beautiful rainbow. Reach at your lodge in the evening for dinner and overnight stay. (Lunch and Dinner)

Accommodation Options:

  • Pakuba Safari Lodge (BUDGET)
  • Pakuba Safari Lodge/Twiga Safari Lodge (MIDRANGE)
  • Nile Safari Lodge/Paraa Safari Lodge/Baker’s Lodge (UPMARKET)

 

Day 2: Game drive and Launch cruise to the bottom of the falls

Rise very early in the morning and set out for the game drive before sunrise. Murchison falls being Uganda’s largest park, you will enjoy a variety of wildlife it has to offer including Lions, Leopards, Buffalos, Elephants, large numbers of Giraffes, Warthogs, Antelopes, Waterbucks and Bushbucks as well as the so many different bird species. After like 3-4hrs of the game drive, return to the Lodge for a late breakfast and relaxation. After Lunch, set out for the afternoon launch cruise to the bottom of the falls along the Victoria Nile. This 3hrs boat cruise will enable you to have a glance at a number of water loving animals such as Hippos, Crocodiles, Buffalos and so many bird species like the kingfishers, Cormorants, Hornbills, Goliath herons, Egyptian geese, pelicans and bee-eaters. After the cruise, return to your Lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Full Board

Accommodation Options:

  • Pakuba Safari Lodge (BUDGET)
  • Pakuba Safari Lodge/Twiga Safari Lodge (MIDRANGE)
  • Nile Safari Lodge/Paraa Safari Lodge/Baker’s Lodge (UPMARKET)

Day 3: Game drive and transfer back to Entebbe

Early morning breakfast and set out for the last game drive as you exit the park for your journey back to Kampala. Drop off at your Hotel in Kampala or at the Airport for your onward flight back home. (Breakfast and Lunch)

END OF 3 DAYS MURCHISON FALLS SAFARI EXPERIENCE

What is Included

  • Accommodation and full board basis
  • One Gorilla Permit per person
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Internal local flights
  • Sightseeing with private guide as per the itinerary
  • Transfers as detailed

What is excluded

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • International Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa

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