3 Days Murchison Falls N.P

Overview

Last revised: 8 months ago

The 3 Days Murchison safari will take you to the north western Uganda (311 km from Kampala) which Is the largest National Park in the country, gifted with the Big five with Rhinos existing in the adjacent Ziwa Sanctuary along with other wild game like giraffes Jackson’s Hartebeest, aquatics like Nile Crocodiles and Hippos.

Discover the world's strongest water falls!

Day 1:  Drive to Murchison Falls,

Day 2:  Enjoying a game drive & Waterfalls boat

Day 3: Am game drive & drive back to Kampala

Day 1:  Drive to Murchison Falls
Your guide will meet you at your hotel, guest house or lodge. And you will start your journey to Murchison Falls National after a having briefing from your guide after your breakfast in the morning.  You will have a stopover at Ziwa Rhinos Sanctuary for tracking the Rhinos; have lunch here before continuing to Masindi.  You still drive 90 km through budongo forest, on the way you will have a view to some few primates like baboons within in the vast rain forest. You will reach the park in late in the afternoon. The day will close with a cool relaxation at your lodge to get ready for tomorrow’s big day.
Driving hour: 6 to 8 hours

Accommodation
Mid-range: Pakuba safari lodge
Meal plan:  Dinner

Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park
after an early morning breakfast (@ 6:00am), you will go for game drive within the park. You will be able to spot variety of animal species like; Uganda cob, buffalo, elephant, giraffe, lion, hartebeest, waterbuck, bohor reed buck, bushbuck, hyenas etc.

In the afternoon, you will have a relaxing boat trip along the Nile it’s takes about (3hrs to 4hrs), and here, you will be able to see animal like; Hippos, crocodiles and also various bird species along the river banks, and of course, hearing thunderous sounds of the high speed waterfall as you get near to its bottom. Birds you may see include like herons, ducks, cormorants, bee-eaters, skimmers, kingfishers, fish eagle and the rare shoebill.

After reaching the bottom of the falls you will get off the boat and begin your hike to the top of the falls (for about 45 minutes), where you will be able to have a perfect view of the world’s longest river forcing it’s waters to go through a narrow space within the rock to the bottom forming pool water before it’s sets off for the long journey. On reaching the top, you will find the guide already waiting for you to transfer back to the lodge.

Accommodation
Mid-range: Pakuba safari lodge
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Murchison Falls National Park
After your breakfast, you will go for another morning game drive and later you continue back to Kampala arriving early evening and dropped at your lodge in Kampala or Entebbe or you can also be dropped to the airport to catch your flight back home.
Driving time: 7 to 8 hour

END OF THE SAFARI

The package includes:

  • Ground transportation by 4WD Minivan
  • Accommodation & meals as per program
  • English speaking Driver/Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Activities per program
  • Fuel & car hire
  • Rangers fees
  • Driver/Guide

The package excludes:

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Souvenirs
  • Personal drinks; sodas, spirits, beers, and cigarettes
  • Optional activities 
  • Meals out of booked accommodation and program

 

Transport to be used on your safari
This Tour is based on a Min-van with 4wd. it seats from up to the maximum of 8 persons. All our used vehicles are well maintained, customized with comfortable seats, a pop up roof which gives a wide viewing 360 angle!!

Upgrade to a Land cruiser
But in case you want an upgrade to a Land cruiser which is rated as the strongest safari vehicle on the African roads, it’s well maintained, customized with comfortable seats, a pop up roof which gives a wide viewing 360 angle!!. This come's with an extra cost, but it’s worth it. Just in inform us in advance

Accommodation & Transport – Mid-range

For this trip accommodation you will be staying in lodge which is built in African safari style tents, comfortably furnished with twin or double beds, a bedside table and a power outlet for charging your electrical equipment, with En-suit bathroom, hot running water and flushing toilets. No need to worry about linen as all bedding and towels are provided

NOTE: For this the above mentioned accommodation it depends on availability and we make sure the best is our first priorities when we are making this booking. In case there is no availability during the requested dates of your safari, we do our best to look for another alternative accommodation which is relatively in the same standards or rate range.

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