3 Days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda, 3 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison Falls National Park

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3 Days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda, 3 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison Falls National Park

Overview of the 3 Days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda, 3 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison Falls National Park

3 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison Falls National Park, 3 days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda

3 days Murchison Falls safari is short Uganda Wildlife Safari to Murchison Falls National Park. This  Uganda wildlife safari tour to Murchison Falls national park features tracking white Rhinos, a launch cruise on the River Nile to the bottom of Murchison Falls, Safari Game Drives to see Lion, Giraffe, Big 5, Birds, Hippos, Nile Crocodiles, antelopes etc.

This 3 days Murchison Falls safari / 3 Days wildlife Uganda tour Murchison Falls National Park  wills usher you to Murchison Falls National Park positioned in the north west of Uganda stands as the largest national park in the country stretching to 3,840km. The park is bisected by the famous Nile River that flows 115km with in 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 Murchison Falls whose name was bestowed upon it by the famous European explorer Sir Samuel Baker on his Nile expedition from its mouth. The park supports four of the big five Species including lions, leopards, elephants and Buffaloes. 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 a home to 76 species of mammals which include on the top of the earlier mentioned, the water bucks, bohor reedbuck, deffasa water buck, the Oribis among others. The park is a home to the rare patas monkey. The Park also supports 460 species of birds including the Vulnerable and rare shoe bill stork.

Safari Highlight of the 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda.

Day 1 of the 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park. Make a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route to track white Rhinos

Day 2 of the 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda: Do morning game drive and afternoon Nile launch cruise

Day 3 of the 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda: Visit the top of the falls and transfer back to Kampala

Detailed Itinerary of the 3 Days Murchison Falls safari Uganda

Day 1 of the 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda: Start this Uganda safari by transferring from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park. Make a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route to track white Rhinos

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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 Safari 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. 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 of the 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park Uganda Safari: Get a briefing about the safari then after Start with a morning safari game drive in Murchison Falls National Park, 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.

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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, water bucks, 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 2pm. 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 shoe bill 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 National Park Uganda Safari : 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 Mediterranean Sea. The Murchison Falls stand as the powerful water fall 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 trade mark rain bow. You retreat from the encounter embark on the transfer back to Kampala with the views of River Kafu en route.

End of  the 3 days/ 2 nights  Murchison Falls National Park Safari tour in Uganda

Getting There

Transport Means to Your Safari Destinations

4X4 Safari Vans For Hire In Uganda Rwanda

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Looking for 4X4 Safari Vans for hire in Uganda, Prime Uganda Safaris is available to your service. We have customized safari vans that have 4 wheel drive and have demonstrated the capacity to access distant Uganda Safari destinations and across borders such as Rwanda. Read More

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.

More luxury lodging options in Queen Elizabeth during the 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari tour in Queen Elizabeth National park

kyambura gorge lodge - Luxury Lodges in Queen Elizabeth National Park

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.

More midrange lodging options in Queen Elizabeth for the 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari tour in Queen Elizabeth National park

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

More lodging options in Kibale

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.

More lodging options in Queen Elizabeth for the 3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari tour in Queen Elizabeth National park

Pumba Safari Cottages- uganda safaris

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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