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

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

3 Days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda is a short wildlife Murchison Falls National Park safari tour. This 2 nights 3 day Murchison Falls safari features;-

  • Tracking White Rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • A launch cruise on the River Nile to the bottom of Murchison Falls,
  • 3 wildlife safari game drives to see Lion, Leopard, Elephants, Buffalo, Giraffe ( the Big 5), Birds, Hippos, Nile Crocodiles, antelopes etc
  • A drive to the top of Murchison Fall or an optional hike to the top of Murchison Falls falls.

This 3 days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda will usher you to Murchison Falls National Park -the biggest national park in Uganda located in the north-west of Uganda stretching to 3,840km. The park is bisected by the famous Nile River that flows 115km within the park boundaries powering into Lake Albert and the Albert Nile starting a new course that moves out of Uganda through a place called Nimule. The greater Murchison Falls Conservation Area which incorporates the surrounding Bugungu and Karuma Wildlife Reserves stretched over a geographical coverage of 5, 308 sq. km.

The Park derives its magical name from the mighty Murchison Falls whose name was bestowed upon it by the famous European explorer Sir Samuel Baker on his Nile expedition from its mouth. The Murchison Falls safari in Uganda / Murchison Falls National park tour of the big five species including;-

  • Lions

  • Leopards

  • Elepha

  • The Rhinos used to exist but faced extinction in 1983 but have been re-introduced and they thrive in the neighboring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary awaiting to be re-introduced in the wild.

The park features open savanna vegetation intercepted with scattered Borassus palms mostly in the northern section, the southern section is dominated by savannah woodland, the riverine vegetation along the Nile River, and the forested landscapes towards Rabongo forest. Murchison Falls National Park is home to 76 species of mammals which include on the top of the earlier mentioned, the waterbucks, boho reedbuck, deffasa waterbuck, the Oribis among others. The park is home to the rare patas monkey. The Park also supports 460 species of birds including the Vulnerable and rare shoebill stork.

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

Day 1. Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park. Make a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route to track white Rhinos

Day 2. Do morning game drive and afternoon Nile launch cruise

Day 3. Visit the top of the falls and transfer back to Kampala

 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park Wildlife Tour-Detailed Itinerary .

Day 1. Start this 3 day Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda tour by transferring from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park. Make a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route to track white Rhinos

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

Rhinos At Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

You will be picked from your place of stay in Kampala after breakfast to embark on the drive to start your of the 3 Days Murchison falls wildlife safari in Uganda. The drive to Murchison Falls National Park is 311km about 5 hours’ drive. You drive through impressive flat landscapes of central Uganda including the district of Nakasongora before branching off at Nakitooma for 7km to connect to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Upon arriving in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, you embark on a thrilling White Rhino tracking to encounter the count of fifteen southern white Rhinos that comprise of the adults and young ones. Rhinos are part of the big five of land animals and exploring them on foot is a rewarding encounter that you can explore on this Uganda safari encounter. You will continue on the drive to Murchison, arriving in the evening for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Paraa Safari lodge, Midrange / Standard: Pakuba Safari Lodge, Budget / Basic: Heritage Safari Lodge, Wild Camping

Day 2: Get a briefing about the day`s safari activities then after start with a morning safari game drive in Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda, later on, take on an afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the Mighty Murchison Falls on the great River Nile. Expect Elephants, beautiful sunsets, Giraffes, Birds, Leopards, beautiful Savannah plant species, Crocodiles and Hippos among other attractions.

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

Boat Cruise At Murchison Falls National Park

You will wake up early in the morning, have breakfast, you will then go for a game drive in the Northern Bank. The Murchison Falls National Park wildlife includes giraffes, elephants, Uganda Kobs, buffaloes, waterbucks, vervet monkeys, Olive Baboons, Patas monkey, Jackson’s Hartebeest and lions. After this 3 – 4-hour game drive, connect to the lodge for relaxation and lunch. In the afternoon you connect to Paraa Jetty to embark on the afternoon Nile launch cruise departing at 2 pm. It avails a great opportunity for you to view hippos, crocodiles, plus birds at the river banks such as the bee-eater, kingfisher, the rare shoebill stork plus the cormorants. Retreat from the 2-hour activity and connect to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Upmarket / Luxury: Paraa Safari lodge, Midrange / Standard: Pakuba Safari Lodge, Budget / Basic: Heritage Safari Lodge, Wild Camping

Day 3 of the Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda: Visit the top of the Mighty Murchison Falls and transfer back to Kampala or do Chimpanzee Tracking in Budongo Forest an optional activity charged US$60 per person.

After breakfast cross with the ferry to the southern section of the park after which you will connect to the top of the falls which is the greatest natural landmark to ever happen on the Nile River on its course to the Mediterranean Sea. The Murchison Falls stands as the powerful waterfall in the world and it is impressive to encounter the Nile River squeezing itself to pass through a less than seven meters ravine before 43m below to what has been termed as the Devil’s Cauldron forming a plume of Spray and trademark rainbow. You retreat from the encounter embark on the transfer back to Kampala with the views of River Kafu en route.

End of the 2 nights/ 3 Day Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park Wildlife Tour.

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4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Uganda & Rwanda

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One of the best known 4×4 WD that you can use for your safari in Uganda’s Parks and Rural countryside. Our car hire is based on limited mileage and applies to travel within Uganda.( Terms and conditions apply. Read More

4X4 Minivan|Coaster|Mini Buses For Hire in Uganda Rwanda

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We have minivans for hire to groups of eight up to twelve. Make sure to find the class to suit your large group. In this Category, we have 4X 4 Safari Mini bus with capacity ranging from 6 seaters to 14 seaters and they’ve got a pop-up roof for game viewing purposes. These have got diesel-powered engines and come with a driver guide but excluding fuel.( Terms and conditions apply). Read More

Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park Wildlife Tour

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

Paara Safari Lodge

Paraa Safari Lodge located on the banks of the River Nile in Murchison Falls National Park’s northern section. The lodge commenced operation in 1954 and presents Upmarket / Luxury accommodation to the Uganda safari undertakers.

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Kyambura Gorge Lodge is a luxury / upmarket accommodation arrangement in Kyambura side to the east of Queen Elizabeth National Park visited on travelers on safaris in Uganda.

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Fort Murchison is a midrange / standard accommodation establishment located on the banks of Albert Nile to the north of Murchison Falls National Park. Marked by a massive tower with a Swahili style touch and the earth-colored walls, Fort Murchison presents a diverse accommodation that caters for the midmarket travelers and the budget Uganda safari undertakers.

 

General Safari Inclusions for your 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park Wildlife Tour.

  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions for the 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park Wildlife Tour.

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages/drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)

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