This 3 day murchison falls safari takes you to Uganda’s largest national park for a thrilling 3 day big Five wildlife safari. You will enjoy Game drives to see wildlife , Boat cruise on the nile and Rhino tracking in the Ziwa rhino sanctuary.
Day 1: Transfer from Entebbe/Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park
After an early morning breakfast, our guide will pick you from your hotel, by 7:30am then transfer to North-west Uganda through the famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town to Murchison Falls National Park. En-route lunch at Kabalega dinners.
Proceed and enter the park with a visit to the top of the falls where you can see the Nile’s beauty perfected! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from 50 meters to squeeze through a 6-meter canyon dropping 40 meters with a thunderous roar.
Later you will have an evening game drive as you proceed to Pakuba Safari Lodge.
Dinner and overnight at Pakuba Safari Lodge or Paraa Safari Lodge or Heritage Safari Lodge
Meal plan: Half-Board.
Day 2: Morning Game drive and Afternoon Nile boat ride.
Dawn game drive via the Nyamsika plateau, enjoy the view and you may see some of the big five like (elephants, lions, buffaloes and leopards), Giraffes, warthogs, bush backs, water bucks, heart-beasts and many more. Return to lodge for refreshment, breakfast and lunch, then after prepare for a boat trip on placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the falls.
En route you will see hippos, crocodiles, water bucks and a wide variety of birds like the unusual shoebill stork pelican bee-eater, egret and heron. The boat stops just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. Take pictures of the photogenic and majestic Murchison Falls. Proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: Full-Board.
Day 3: Transfer from Murchison back to Kampala
Wake up for early morning breakfast at around 6:00am and go for an early morning game viewing drive by 6:30am. The timing is appropriate to catch the nocturnal and hunters before they retire to their hideouts. Explore the major game tracks, Queen and Albert for spectacular sightings of wildlife such as elephants, lions, giraffes, antelopes, Jackals, hyenas, Uganda kobs, oribis, buffalos, waterbucks, Jackson’s Hartebeests, bushbucks and hopefully the elusive leopards among others. There is an optional stopover at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking. You will have en-route lunch. Thereafter take your Leisurely drive via the villages of north-west Uganda back to Kampala or Entebbe. You will arrive in evening and our guide will drop you off at your hotel or Entebbe international airport for scheduled flight back home.
Meal plan: Half-Board and end of services.
What is included in your 3 day Murchison Falls safari package
- Transportation by safari van (Private)
- Visit top of the falls
- Ferry crossing
- Game drives
- Boat ride
- Nature walks
- Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
- Driver allowances
- Park entrance
- En-route lunches