6 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari

6 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari takes you to the northwestern part of Uganda to Murchison Falls national park which the first gazette as a game reserve in 1926 and it is Uganda’s largest and oldest conservation area, boosting with 76 species of mammals and 450 birds. However, the park is divided by the Victoria Nile, which plunges 45 meters over the remnant rift valley wall thus creating the dramatic Murchison Falls, and the final event raises an area of 80 Kilometers stretch of rapids. Moreover, at Murchison Falls the Nile squeezes through an 8meter wide gorge and connects with a thunderous roar into the Devil’s Cauldron and ends up creating a trademark rain bow. This trip starts and ends in Kampala or Entebbe Airport.

6 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari

Trip Highlight of 6 Days Murchison Falls Adventurous Safari

  • Day 1: Arrive at Entebbe Airport
  • Day 2: Travel to Murchison Falls National park-
  • Day3: Full Day Birding
  • Day 4: Morning game drive &Cultural Encounter
  • Day 5: Hiking &Sport Fishing
  • Day 6: Short Morning Game drive/Return back to Kampala –Ziwa Rhino Tracking

Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1: Arrive at Entebbe Airport

Arrival at Entebbe Airport: Up on your arrival, you will be picked from the Airport by our professional driver guide who will brief you about the trip. Then transfer you to your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe. Arrive check in at the hotel and have a rewardable view of Kampala a city of seven hills. Dinner and Overnight.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner 

Day 2: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park –Evening Game drive

Travel to Murchison Falls :After your morning aroma coffee tea served with delicious snacks ,you will be picked by your driver check out and set off to Murchison Falls national park with a stopover at Luweero market to buy some fruits .Then proceed to drive on Gulu high way with another breaking point at Masindi town for picnic lunch .After you will continue to drive to one of the park gate to check in ,drive through Budongo forest towards Victoria Nile for your ferry crossing in order to step on the boundary of the Murchison Falls national park as you will be welcomed by many baboons playing around the lodge you’re to sleep in. Check in at the lodge and drive to the park for Evening game drive to have fantastic spotting of wildlife found in this park such as herds of elephants, giraffes, Uganda kobs, waterbucks, lions and some birds among others. Return back to the lodge for Dinner and Overnight stay.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Full Day Birding 

Full Day Birding: Wake up have morning breakfast, go for both game drives and Launch trips for bird encounter. You will drive to the park in the northern side of the park to look out for water birds and Albertine Rift endemics, the main birding attraction here are the rare shoebill, Yellow billed stork, Martial Eagle, Pied king fighters, Grey Crowned crested crane. Silver bird, Goliath heron, White-thigh hornbill, great blue turaco, dwarf kingfisher mentioned but few, spot some wild animals like elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, Kobs many more. Drive back to the lodge for Lunch and rest a moment.

Boat cruise :After having lunch, go for boat cruise  on Victoria Nile offer a chance of coming across to distinct birdlife ,including Savanna forest birds and quadric birds such birds to be encountered are White egrets ,Long-toed plover ,Grey-headed kingfisher ,Black-headed Lapwing ,Long tailed Nightjar ,Veracious Dove ,Weaver birds among others .You will have an opportunity of having remarkable sights of wildlife along the riverbanks such as elephants ,giraffes ,buffaloes ,while hippos, and Nile Crocodiles. Still you will have rewardable sight -seeing of Devil Cauldron, after get off the boat and hike up on the bottom of the falls to view how the Nile squeezes through an 8meter wide gorge something worth interesting as well as memorable photography. After go meet your driver guide to drive you back to the lodge. Dinner and Overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Morning Game Drive and Launch Trip

Morning Game Drive: After morning breakfast ,drive to the park for morning game drive and best spotting highlight is in the northern side of the park ,assure that you use 4×4 Wheel safari or private vehicle accompanied with a trained ranger guide to locate you where the lions are hiding .You will have  remarkable  view and photograph the huge number of animals .An early morning game drive starts at 7:30am,expect  to see  mammals such as Jackson’s hartebeest ,Buffaloes ,giraffes ,elephants ,hippos ,lions ,warthogs ,kobs among others. Back to the lodge for lunch.

Launch Trip: Later on, go for stunning launch trip upstream from Para that presents the outstanding display of wildlife and having memorable frontal view of the Falls, do birding. Another option, you can have amazing a tranquil sundowner cruise offering a perfect view of an equatorial sunset reflected on the river. Dinner and Overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Hiking and Sportfishing

Hiking: Wake up have morning coffee tea, then go for hiking and Nature walk in protected trails through Kaniyo Pabidi and Rubongo forest that provides great views of many primates and bird life, walk around the Nile Delta and swamps which offers possible shoebill sightings. Hike along the vast landscapes thus giving you a rewardable scenery of Murchison and the surrounding Conservation Area, this activity is best done on foot. Back for Lunch

Sport Fishing: Later in the evening, walk to the banks of the Nile below Murchison Falls to engage in exciting challenges to anglers, possibly you will have chances to land with a massive catch and fish species caught here include the Nile perch, Cat fish and tiger fish. Dinner and Overnight stay

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Short Morning game drive/Departure-via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Short Morning game drive: After early morning breakfast at 6:30 am, drive back to the park to watch out the early morning raiser such as leopards, hyenas, lions, herds of elephants, giraffes many more say bye ,bye to Murchison. Drive back to the lodge check out.  Proceed to Kampala with a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for White Rhino tracking in order to encounter the big five mammals. Have Lunch and then go for an activity of 1 to 2 hour tracking. After to drive to Kampala or Entebbe Airport for your departure flight back to your home country.

End of 6 Days Uganda Murchison Falls Adventurous Safari

Tour Includes

  • Full Board Accommodation
  • Ground Transport
  • An English speaking guide
  • Fuel Surcharge
  • Walking safari 
  • Birding fees
  • Launch fees
  • Sportfishing fees
  • Bottled Mineral water

Tour Excludes

  • International Flight
  • Visas
  • Laundry services 
  • Tips
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