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3 days Murchison Falls, The 3 days Murchison Falls tour is an exceptional wildlife safari set for you to indulge yourself in the pristine savannas of Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s premier, and the largest safari park. This short game viewing tour takes you through rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a game drive for you to sight big African game and launch/boat cruise in Murchison Falls National park.

Murchison Falls National Park is the only safari park in Northwestern Uganda and your Uganda safari tour will expose you to its huge profusion of wildlife. You will come across different species of wildlife including African bush elephants, Rothschild giraffes, antelopes, warthogs, lions, leopards for lucky ones, buffaloes, lots of birds which can easily be spotted at your comfort in a 4×4 rental car with pop-up while on the morning game drive via the Northern circuit of the park.

There are lots of hippos, water birds, and Nile crocodiles to sight on a boat cruise towards the bottom of Murchison Falls and not to miss to catch a glimpse of the scenic view of the falls at distance. Your 3 days Murchison Falls safari will begin and end in Kampala capital city/Entebbe.

Trip activities to expect to do on 3 days Murchison Falls safari

  • Game drive via the Northern circuit of Murchison Falls National Park
  • Boat cruise toward the bottom of Murchison Falls
  • Rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en-route to Murchison Falls National Park
  • Bird sighting while on a game drive or launch cruise

Brief itinerary of your 3 days Murchison Falls safari

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

Day 2: Game drive and launch trip in Murchison Falls National Park

Day 3: Return from Murchison Falls National Park to Kampala/Entebbe

Detailed itinerary of your 3 days Murchison Falls safari

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

Meet and greet your tour guide after breakfast from your hotel or in your residential area in Kampala. You will be briefed on what to expect on this Uganda safari package and then start your journey to Murchison Falls National Park along the Kampala-Gulu highway.

En-route, your journey includes a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track rhinos in the wild, an amazing wildlife experience worth your trip to Uganda. After your rhino tracking experience, head to Masindi to enjoy lunch at a hotel before proceeding to the park.

You will access Murchison Falls National Park via Kichombanyobo gate and overall trip will cover between 4 and 5 hours depending on stopovers made. Arrive early to check in at your safari lodge to chill, dine and spend a night.

Where to stay in Murchison Falls National Park

  • Paraa Safari Lodge/Chobe Safari Lodge (Luxury)
  • Pakuba Safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge (Mid-range)
  • Heritage Safari Lodge/Red Chilli Safari Lodge (Budget)

Day 2: Game drive and launch trip in Murchison Falls National Park

Rise up early to enjoy your tasty cup of Uganda’s tea or coffee at the lodge. After, head to the Northern circuit of Murchison Falls National Park for a game drive and with your driver guide taking at a reason speed, you have variety of savanna dwellers to spot during your 2-3 hours’ game viewing experience. These include lions, leopards, buffaloes, elephants, antelopes, birds, the Rothschild giraffes to mention but a few. Drive back to have lunch and some relaxation as you share your memorable experiences.

At 2:00pm, you have a boat cruise to the bottom of Murchison Falls. This allows you look out most of the sought after aquatic species like water birds, Nile crocodiles which you will spot basking along the river banks and hundreds of hippos. You will ample time to take photos of the scenic Murchison Falls both while at bottom and when you get to the top of the falls. Return either by boat to sight more aquatic life or meet the driver waiting for you at the top of the falls to drive you back to your safari lodge to relax, dine and spend a night.

Where to stay in Murchison Falls National Park

  • Paraa Safari Lodge/Chobe Safari Lodge (Luxury)
  • Pakuba Safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge (Mid-range)
  • Heritage Safari Lodge/Red Chilli Safari Lodge (Budget)

Day 3: Return from Murchison Falls National Park to Kampala/Entebbe

Have breakfast early and later, expect to check out ready to make a return trip to Kampala/Entebbe. Along the way, enjoy the lush Budongo Forest, a haven to about 800 chimpanzees and several primates, forest birds as well as scenic countryside. Arrive in Kampala/Entebbe early and this marks the end of your 3 days Murchison Falls safari.

End of the 3 days Murchison Falls safari

Safari Inclusions

  •  Airport transfers
  •  Bottled drinking water
  •  Travel in 4×4 safari vehicle
  •  Fulltime English-speaking driver
  •  All relevant government taxes
  •  Activities in the travel plan but not the optional ones
  •  Game drives
  •  Boat cruise
  •  Park entry fees

Safari Exclusions

  •  International Flight fares
  •  Personal insurance
  •  Tipping
  •  Telephone calls
  •  Additional/optional activities
  •  Hotel fees before and after the trip
  •  Laundry services
  •  Beverages of personal interest
  •  Visa fees
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