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4 Days Murchison Falls Safari, Murchison Falls Park Uganda Tour

4 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda – Overview

4 Days Murchison Falls Safari is a 3 nights/4day safari in Uganda’s Murchison Falls National Park for wildlife game viewing to see the 5 game and other animals, cultural encounters in the region, beautiful scenery viewing, drives provides for a less rushed experience in Murchison Falls National Park – the largest National Park.

The Safari includes; Five (5) game drives, a Boat ride/safari on River Nile, a Hike to the top of the falls – the world’s most powerful waterfall & optional Rhino trekking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

The 4 Days Murchison Falls National Park Wildlife Safari in Uganda with 5 game drives also features sightseeing of the lush Budongo forest reserve, River Kafu, and the flat stretches of Nakasongola along with towns and villages en route.

4 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda –  Highlights

  • Day 1: Arrival
  • Day 2: Morning game drive in northern Murchison, afternoon Nile launch cruise & hike to the top of the falls
  • Day 3:  Unlimited game drive in northern Murchison
  • Day 4: Another game drive and drive to Kampala

4 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda – 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 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, Mid-range: Murchison River Lodge – Thatched Safari tent, Budget: Twiga Tales Lodge

Day 2: Morning Game Drive in Northern Murchison

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 are 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 2pm, 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 crocodile, 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:  Unlimited Game Drive in Northern Murchison

This day is dedicated for an extensive wild game viewing experience in the park. You engage in both morning and afternoon game drives.

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

Day 4: 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 4 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda

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