3 Days Murchison Falls National Park safari tour featuring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Chimpanzees in Budongo and a walk to the top of the falls

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3 Days Murchison Falls National Park safari tour featuring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Chimpanzees in Budongo and a walk to the top of the falls.

Overview of the 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park safari tour

The 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park safari tour featuring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Chimpanzees in Budongo and a walk to the top of the falls is a comprehensive wildlife Uganda safari package bringing out Murchison Falls National Park in detail.

The safari features chimpanzee trekking in Budongo Forest Reserve at Kaniyo Pabidi Tourism Site, the magical hike to the top the world’s powerful waterfall – the Murchison Falls, the impressive wildlife viewing in the northern section of Murchison where the elephant, the Rothschild Giraffes, the Jackson’s Hartebeest, the Oribis, the lions, the Uganda Kobs among others thrive, the recreational boat trip to the bottom of the Nile with sights of Nile Crocodiles and Hippos not forgetting the magical Shoebill Stork and the safari is crowned by the encounter with the white Rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where they are undergoing breed and restock programme.

3 Days Murchison Falls National Park safari tour featuring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Chimpanzees in Budongo and a walk to the top of the falls

Day 1 of the 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park safari tour featuring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Chimpanzees in Budongo and a walk to the top of the falls: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Track Chimpanzees in Budongo forest Reserve en route

Day 2 of the 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park safari tour featuring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Chimpanzees in Budongo and a walk to the top of the falls: Do morning game drive, afternoon Nile launch cruise and hike to the top of the falls

Day 3 of the 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park safari tour featuring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Chimpanzees in Budongo and a walk to the top of the falls: Transfer back to Kampala with a stop en route at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Day 1 of the 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park safari tour featuring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Chimpanzees in Budongo and a walk to the top of the falls: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Track Chimpanzees in Budongo forest Reserve en route

After breakfast at your place of stay, you embark on the transfer to Murchison Falls National Park 311km about 5 hours’ drive. You drive through the flat stretches of central Uganda including Nakasongora before approaching Masindi town for lunch. After lunch, you connect to Budongo Forest to embark on the remarkable Chimpanzee trekking experience that commences at 2pm from the Kaniyo Pabidi Forest Exploration Center. The chimp trek in this ancient tropical forest is a magical wonder allowing you to explore the group of habituated Chimpanzees that is part of the greater 800 chimpanzees located in Budongo. The encounter tend to last 2 – 5 hours after which you retreat and connect to Paraa to cross with the ferry connecting to the lodge for relaxation dinner and overnight

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Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury:  Paraa Safari Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Pakuba Safari Lodge

Budget / Basic: Heritage Safari Lodge

Wild Camping

Day 2 of the 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park safari tour featuring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Chimpanzees in Budongo and a walk to the top of the falls: Do morning game drive, afternoon Nile launch cruise and hike to the top of the falls

After breakfast at the lodge, you embark on the game exploration in the northern section of Murchison Falls National Park where the myriad of wildlife is known to thrive. The drive in a customized safari vehicle offers you an opportunity to explore the myriad of wild game including the giant African savannah elephants, the Cape Buffaloes, the Rothschild Giraffe, the Lions, the Leopards, the Jackson’s Hartebeest, the Oribis and the Uganda Job. The game drive takes about 3 – 4 hours. In the afternoon, you connect to Paraa Jetty for an afternoon Nile Launch Cruise. The afternoon boat cruise to the bottom of the falls is not only recreations but also another avenue to explore the myriad of wildlife including aquatics like Nile crocodiles, the Hippos and the impressive Shoebill stork that thrives on the banks of the Nile. The 2 hour boat trip also offers possibilities of exploring the wild game like elephants, Buffaloes, waterbucks among others drinking on the riverside. Upon reaching the bottom of the falls, you disembark from the boat and hike to the top of the falls. You follow a narrow challenging path walking past the sights and sounds of the Nile River as it splashes its head on the rocks that have narrowed its path to less than 7m ravine before falling 43m below the Devils Cauldron generating a plume of spray marked by a trademark rainbow. You connect with the driver guide at the top and then drive to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and over night

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury:  Paraa Safari Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Pakuba Safari Lodge

Budget / Basic: Heritage Safari Lodge

Wild Camping

Day 3 of the 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park safari tour featuring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Chimpanzees in Budongo and a walk to the top of the falls: Transfer back to Kampala with a stop en route at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

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After breakfast, you embark on the transfer back to Kampala. You make a stop en route at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for to track the count of fifteen southern White Rhinos that were re-introduced in 2005 following their notable extinction in 1983. You continue on the drive and arrive in Kampala in the afternoon

End of the 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park safari tour featuring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and a walk to the top of the falls

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

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4X4 Safari Landcruisers For Hire In Ugand & 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 seater to 14 seater 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 to Your Safari Destinations

More lodging options in Murchison

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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 travellers on safaris in Uganda.

More lodging options in Murchison falls

Fort Murchison - accommodation in murchison falls np

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 travellers and the budget Uganda safari undertakers.

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Ishasha Jungle Lodge - accommodation in queen elizabeth np

Ishasha Jungle Lodge is positioned at 2km off the gate of Katokye along Ntungwe River in Ishasha sector south of Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Ishasha Jungle lodge presents midrange / standard accommodation to the Uganda safari undertakers

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Kyaninga Lodge - luxury accommodation in kibale np

Kyaninga Lodge is a luxury / upmarket accommodation establishment located in the backdrop of the legendary Rwenzori Mountains on the rim of Lake Kyaninga one of the myriad crater lakes in the area.

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Simba Safari Camp is a budget / basic accommodation in the Uganda safari destination of Queen Elizabeth National Park. The Simba Safari Camp is part of the Uganda Lodges group that operates a range of lodges in various protected areas of Uganda thus benefiting from its great expertise.

General Safari Inclusions

  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • 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

  • 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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