Our 3 Day Safari to Murchison Falls National Park will take you to Uganda’s largest Park known as Murchison Falls National Park, situated in Northwestern Uganda on an area of 3,840 sq km, gazetted in 1926 as a game reserve. It is classified with Savannah grasslands and the Victoria Nile that flows through separating it into two (the northern and southern bank). Murchison Falls is home to over 451 bird species such as the Great blue Turaco, Goliath heron, the Shoebill, and the dwarf kingfisher among others, 76 mammal species, a big number of Nile crocodiles and above all the magnificent and thunderous Murchison Falls squeezing their way through a gorge that is 8m wide. All said, you will have an opportunity to enjoy both our Uganda safari game drives and the boat cruises along the Nile River.
Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park
After an early breakfast, our driver guide will pick you up from your hotel or at your place of resident, he will brief you about your 3 Days wildlife safari to Murchison falls and you will start your 6 hours journey to Murchison Falls National Park. You will go through the Luwero, and later have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking; here you will find both black and white rhinos.
After tracking have another stop in Masindi where you will have lunch, after lunch proceed to the park and along the you will see various animals such as warthogs, baboons among others as you drive to the lodge, relax the whole evening, have dinner and an overnight. Red Chilli/Pakuba Safari Lodge/ Paraa Safari Lodge.
Day 2: Morning game drive and a boat cruise along the Nile
On this day wake up early and have cup of teas at 6:30 am, and then the ranger guide will pick you up from the lodge to start your Game drive at 7:00 am. During the drive you will be in position to see very many animals such as lions, leopard, buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, antelopes, water bucks and birds among others. After the game drive at around 11:40 am, drive back to the lodge, for morning breakfast, relax/freshen up and have lunch as you prepare for the afternoon boat cruise.
On the boat you will be able to see various Nile crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes, and elephants along the banks of the Nile as well as different beautiful birds such as the bee eaters, the colored kingfishers, and the shoe billed stork and many others. The boat will lead you to the base of these falls, where you will get out and start off on a 1 hour hike to the top of the Murchison waterfalls, you will see amazing sceneries; right from the falls, vegetation among others. You will meet your driver guide at the top who will later transfer you back to the lodge. Have dinner and Overnight. Red Chilli/Pakuba Safari Lodge/ Paraa Safari Lodge.
Day 3: Departure/Return to Kampala
Enjoy your breakfast; thereafter proceed for another Game drive in the morning on your way back to Kampala. It will be a great time as you look out for various animal species though most of them will be seen in the grasslands feeding such as buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, lions, antelopes, not forgetting a number of bird species. Leave the park, have a stop in Masindi for lunch and continue with the journey reaching Kampala in the evening. Meal Plan; Breakfast and Lunch
End of 3 Day Safari to Murchison Falls National Park
The 3 Day Safari to Murchison Falls National Park includes;
- An English speaking full-time professional driver guide
- All park entry fees
- Accommodation- Full board while on safari
- Ziwa Rhino trekking fees
- Transport safari vehicle
- Boat cruise fees
- Ferry crossings
- Touring and Photography
- Lunch en-route
- Ranger guide
- Bottled drinking water
3 Days wildlife safari in Murchison falls Excludes
International flights, Personal Travel insurance, Visa Fees, drinks, cigarettes, tips, souvenirs and any other items of personal nature.