3 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari
3 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari is a short ultimate safari tour package that takes you to Uganda’s largest park famously known as Murchison Falls National Park, located in Northwestern Uganda on an area measuring of 3,840 square kilometers and was gazette in 1926 as a game reserve. The park is renowned for its powerful water fall squeezing their way through a gorge that raises 8-meter-wide and is classified with Savannah grasslands and Victoria Nile that flows into different directions ”north and south bank” Murchison falls national park is a bio diversity of wildlife species with over 80 mammals’ species, 460 bird species like Great Blue Turaco, Goliath heron, shoebill, dwarf Kingfisher and many more. This trip is truly humbling as you will have an opportunity to enjoy both our Uganda safari game drives and boat cruises along this magnificent River Nile.
Highlights of the 3 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari
- Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park
- Day 2: Morning game drive and a boat cruise
- Day 3: Return to Kampala or Entebbe Airport
Day1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park –Rhino Tracking
Travel to Murchison Falls National Park: You will be picked from your hotel in Kampala by our driver guide, after your breakfast, be briefed about your 3 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari. Then proceed the journey to Murchison Falls National Park a journey that last 4 to 5-hour drive. You will go through Luwero district and later have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to experience Rhino tracking where you will be able to see both black and white rhinos.
After tracking, have another stop in Masindi town to enjoy picnic lunch. After having lunch, proceed to the park, driving towards the top of the falls as you head there, you will be welcomed by baboons and warthogs and many more.
Being at the top of the falls is quite exciting experience as you will watch the rewarding falls squeezing through the rocks in an 8meter gorge. Enjoy the views as you take photos as many as you wish. After drive back to the lodge, relax in the lodge, have dinner and an overnight.
- Paara Safari Lodge –Luxury
- Pakuba Safari Lodge –Mid range
- Red Chill Safari Lodge –Budget
Day 2:Morning game drive and a boat cruise
Morning game drive: Wake up early at 6:30 Am ,have breakfast served with delicious snacks. After your driver and a ranger guide will pick you up from the lodge to start your Game drive at exactly 7:30 am. Along your game drive, you will be able to see variety of animals such as elephants, giraffes, antelopes, buffaloes, have a chance to see leopards, hyenas going back to their hide outs, watch birds among others. After game drive at around 11:40 am drive back to the lodge. Relax, do swimming at the lodge, have lunch as you get ready for the afternoon boat cruise.
Afternoon boat cruise: Later on, go for boat cruise along the banks of the Nile where you will be able to sight see various Nile crocodiles, hippos, buffalos, elephants and different beautiful water birds such as the rare shoe bill stork, bee eaters, Colored Kingfishers among others. The boat ride will take you to the bottom of the Murchison Falls when you reach here you will have great views of clear mighty waterfalls. If possible you can opt to go for hiking to the top where you will meet your driver guide to drive back to the lodge. Have dinner and an Overnight stay in the same lodge you used at first.
Day 3: Depart to Kampala /Entebbe Airport
Depart to Kampala: On your last day of the 3 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari, you will wake up early, go for morning game drive which will be a great time for you to look out for various animal species and many of them will be seen in the grassland feeding such as elephants, giraffes, lions, buffaloes, antelopes as well as spotting number of bird species. Back to the lodge at around 9:30 am have breakfast and checkout and say buy, buy to great Murchison falls national park. Go for a ferry crossing along Victoria Nile, you will land on the main land drive back to Kampala with a stop in Masindi for lunch en route and continue with the Journey to Kampala city to be dropped at your hotel or Entebbe Airport to depart your flight back home.
End of the 3 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari
- Knowledgeable Speaking driver guide
- Full board accommodation
- Ziwa Rhino tracking fees
- Boat cruise fees
- Ferry crossing fees
- A4x4 Safari vehicle
- Bottled drinking water
- All park entry fees
- International Flight
- Laundry service
- Optional activities not mentioned in the Itinerary like Sport fishing, Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo forest, Bird watching among others.