3 Days Murchison Falls Safari

Tour Summary

This safari 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 characterized 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 Tura co, 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 the safari game drive and the boat cruises along the Nile River.

Day 1: TRANSFER TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK (Travel Time 6 Hours).

Day 2: GAME DRIVE, BOAT CRUISE AND TOP OF THE FALLS HIKE.

Day 3: GAME DRIVE AND TRANSFER TO KAMPALA ( TRAVEL TIME 6Hours) 


The safaris is inclusive of

Transport to and from  the park

Accommodation on full board basis

Park Entry and activities.

Professional guide/Driver

Day 1: TRANSFER TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK (Travel Time 6 Hours)
Our driver guide will pick you up from your hotel or place of residence in Kampala to transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. You will drive through the North-west through the famous Luwero Triangle, branch off for a trek to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for a guided Rhino walk and a stopover mid way for lunch. You will then proceed to Murchison falls National Park with sightseeing en route  your Lodge.

Accommodation: full board meal plan

Day 2: GAME DRIVE, BOAT CRUISE AND TOP OF THE FALLS HIKE
After breakfast, your guide will help you spot Elephant, Lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, harte beest, Water buck, Oribi, Bush buck, Bohor reed buck, hyena through the 4 hour game drive and if you are lucky, the king of the jungle (Lion).

Return to your hotel for lunch after which you go for a boat cruise upstream the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls stopping just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. En-route, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over this 17 km stretch you may see elephants, water buck and the Uganda Kob. This is also a zone of many bird species like Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, horn bill, cormorant and the rare shoe bill stork.

After the cruise, you will then proceed for a hike to the Top of the Falls (approx. 1 hour). See where the world’s longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43 m below. Your driver will be waiting at the top to transfer you back to the lodge.

Day 3: GAME DRIVE AND TRANSFER TO KAMPALA ( TRAVEL TIME 6Hours) 
After an early morning breakfast, you will go for a morning game drive one more time through the park after which you will transfer back to Kampala with a stop over for lunch and photography en route. You will arrive in the afternoon or evening and our guide will drop you at your place of residence in Kampala or at Entebbe airport to catch up with your flight back home .
End of trip!!!

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