4 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda-Wildlife Safari to Murchison Falls National Park.

4 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Tour

The Nile Launch Cruise in Murchison Falls National Park Uganda tour

Overview of the 4 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda- Wildlife Safari to Murchison Falls National Park.

The 4 days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda is a wildlife Safari to Murchison Falls National Park starting from Kampala/Entebbe OR anywhere you will reside/enter Uganda from. You will drive early morning to Murchison Falls Park with an optional stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking then proceed to the park for an evening game drive. The following morning you shall have a morning game drive in the northern side of Murchison Falls National Park, after lunch enjoy an afternoon launch cruise on River Nile to the bottom of Murchison Falls & hike to the top of the Murchison Falls. On day 3 another Morning & afternoon game drive awaits you, on Day 4 you will have the last Morning game drive and transfer back to Kampala / your depart destination. On this tour, you can sleep in Budget, Midrange OR Luxury lodges and a 4×4 safari customised Van/Minibus OR a 4×4 Safari Landcruiser.

During your 4 days Uganda safari to Murchison Falls National Park, you will see a variety of wildlife such as the Big 5 i.e Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo, Rhino but also Giraffes, Hippos, Nile Crocodiles, Antelopes, amazing scenery, birds, unique savanna flora species, communities, market tours as you drive to and from Murchison Falls Park to give you a true Uganda tour.

Murchison Falls National Park is located in the north-west of Uganda and is the largest national park in Uganda measuring up to 3,840km.  The park is bisected by the famous Nile River that flows 115km emptying into Lake Albert and the Albert Nile starting a new course that flows out of Uganda through a Nimule at the Uganda Southern Sudan border. The  Murchison Falls Conservation Area incorporates Bugungu and Karuma Wildlife Reserves that cover a geographical area of 5, 308 sq. km. The park derives its name from the famous Murchison Falls named by 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 neighbouring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary awaiting to be re-introduced in the wild.

Murchison Falls National 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 Park is home to 76 species of mammals which include on the top of the earlier mentioned, the waterbucks, bohor reedbuck, deffasa waterbuck, the Oribis among others. The Murchison Park is home to the rare patas monkey. The Park also supports 460 species of birds including the Vulnerable and rare Shoebill Stork.

 4 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda – Wildlife Safari to Murchison Falls National Park Uganda safari highlights 

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala/Entebbe OR your start point to Murchison Falls National Park. Make an Optional stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route to track white Rhinos$45pp for adults only or an evening game drive upon arrival

Day 2: Do morning game drive, afternoon Nile launch cruise & hike to the top of the falls

Day 3: Morning & afternoon game drive

Day 4: Morning game drive and transfer to Kampala / your point of choice.

4 Days Murchison Fallas Safari in Uganda-Wildlife safari in Uganda to Murchison Falls National Park detailed Uganda Safari Itinerary.

Day 1 of the 4 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Wildlife Safari Murchison Falls National Park: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park. Make an Optional stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route to track white Rhinos$45pp for adults only or an evening game drive upon arrival

You will be picked from your place of stay in Kampala after breakfast to embark on the drive to Murchison Falls National Park Uganda 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 (Optional). 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:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge – Deluxe room

Midrange: Murchison River Lodge – Thatched Safari Tent

Budget: Hornbill Bush Lodge

Day 2 of the 4 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Wildlife Safari Murchison Falls National Park: Do morning game drive, afternoon Nile launch cruise & hike to the top of the falls

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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 overnight.

Accommodation:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge – Deluxe room

Midrange: Murchison River Lodge – Thatched Safari Tent

Budget: Hornbill Bush Lodge

Day 3 of the 4 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Wildlife Safari Murchison Falls National Park: Morning & afternoon game drive

This is dedicated to another wild game exploration in the park.

Accommodation:

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge – Deluxe room

Midrange: Murchison River Lodge – Thatched Safari Tent

Budget: Hornbill Bush Lodge

Day 4 of the 4 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Wildlife Safari  Murchison Falls National Park: Morning game drive and transfer to Kampala

Undertake another game drive before embarking on the transfer back to Kampala/Or your point of choice.

End of the 4 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda – Wildlife Safari Murchison Falls National Park