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3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park Wildlife Tour in Uganda

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Tour – Overview

The 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Wildlife Tour is a 2nights/3 days Murchison falls national park tour to see amazing wildlife viewing safari in Uganda starting and ending in Kampala/Entebbe featuring the largest National Park in Uganda.

The 3 days Uganda safari to Murchison falls national park offers possibilities for seeing the Big 5 with Rhinos in the adjacent Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary while Elephants, Buffaloes, Lion, and Leopard thrive inside the park.

The Hartebeests and the largest count of Rothschild Giraffes among other wildlife thrive inside the park.

The majestic Nile River Cruise and sightseeing of Murchison Falls – the world’s most powerful waterfall also form an exciting part of this trip.

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Tour – Highlights

  • Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Rhino trekking en route & afternoon game drive
  • Day 2: Morning game drive, afternoon Nile launch cruise & hike to the top of the falls
  • Day 3: Another game drive and drive to Kampala

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Tour – Detailed Itinerary.

Day 1 : Pick Up From Kampala / Entebbe To Murchison Falls National Park.

Pick up from Kampala / Entebbe at 6:30 am for Murchison Falls National Park 311km about 5 hours’ drive excluding stops en route.

You are at liberty to make an optional stop en route at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track the southern white Rhinos and this lasts about 2 hours.

Settle for lunch en route and proceed to the park with the views of lush Budongo forest. Besides the Rhino trek, you can proceed to the park and engage in an afternoon game drive at free cost.

Enjoy the views of the Savannah dotted up to the sunset overlooking the majestic Nile River.

Accommodation: Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge – Deluxe room, Midrange: Murchison River Lodge – Thatched Safari tent, Budget: Twiga Tales Lodge

Day 2 : Morning Game Drive in Northern Murchison, Afternoon Nile Launch Cruise & Hike To The Top of The Falls

Morning game drive starts between 6 am – 7 am depending on where you slept. The game drive is carried out in the open Savannah landscapes of northern Murchison where a range of grazers is visibly seen spread across.

These include the Oribis, Hartebeests, Kobs, and Defassa water-bucks, Topis, Buffaloes, Elephants, and Rothschild Giraffes.

The carnivores like Lions, Leopard, and Spotted Hyenas among others thrive in the thicket patches. The game drive lasts 3 – 4 hours, relax and enjoy lunch.

At 2 pm, the Nile River cruise/ boat safari departs Paraa jetty heading to the bottom of the falls. It’s very historical to cruise on the world’s longest River with likely sights of Hippos, Nile crocodiles, birds like Kingfishers, Shoe-bill stork, and wild game on the river banks.

You are welcomed by the fascinating natural landmark – the greatest to ever happen on the River Nile course.

Murchison Falls, the entire Nile River squeezes itself to pass through a less than 7m ravine before falling 43m below generating a marvelous plume of spray and an iconic thunderous roar while the trademark rainbow taps in from the sky.

Meet the driver guide at the top of the falls and transfer to the lodge for relaxation.

Accommodation: Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge – Deluxe room, Mid-range: Murchison River Lodge – Thatched Safari tent, Budget: Twiga Tales Lodge

Day 3 : Another Game Drive And Drive to Kampala  

Undertake another game drive in northern Murchison to explore more wild game and later transfer back to Kampala.

In case you didn’t hike to the top of the falls, you can drive to the top of the falls before proceeding to Kampala.

End of The 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Tour

Getting There

Safari Inclusions

Airport transfers Transportation by safari van Accommodation and meals as per itinerary Gorilla permits, one per person to be paid in advance Driver allowances En-route lunches Visit the equator and igongo cultural Centre.

Safari Exclusions

personal nature expenses of excludes: laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, Air fare, Visa, drinks, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and cigarettes.

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