Murchison Falls National Park allows you to experience the River Nile like never before offering over 700 bird, primate, reptile and mammal species.
The safari starts and ends in Kampala Uganda. Murchison falls national park is one of the largest national parks in Uganda and is located in north western Uganda covering a surface area of 3893 square kilometers. This park owns the biggest population of Nile crocodiles and many other animal species including; 76 species of mammals, 450 bird species including the shoebill stork, dwarf king fisher, great blue turaco the white thighed hornbill, and the Goliath heron. You will get to enjoy both game drives and the boat cruises along the Nile River.
Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls national park with stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, night game drive.
Day 2: Morning game drive, white water rafting, a boat cruise on the Nile, and the trail to the top of the waterfalls.
Day 3: Departure back to Kampala
Luxury: Paara Safari Lodge
Mid-range: Murchison River Lodge
Budget: Red Chilli Camp
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Airport / Client Hotel|
|DEPARTURE TIME||7.00 AM|
|DESTINATION||North Western Uganda.|
|WEAR||Comfortable light clothing, closed shoes, do not forget your sweater or jacket|
|Travel Budget||Budget, Luxury, Mid Range|
Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel in the morning and after proceed to Murchison falls National Park, you will drive through Luwero triangle and have a stopover at Zziwa Rhino sanctuary where the endangered rhinoceros are bred. This Rhino sanctuary was started to protect the White Rhino populations found in Uganda. Another stop will be in Masindi in order to enjoy your lunch and later continue to the park and proceed to the top of the falls which will give you fantastic views of the park.
You will see some wildlife by the roadside. Continue to the park to check in to your accommodation to relax for the Evening. Murchison falls has variety of wildlife species including; the lions, giraffes, leopards, civet, hyenas, elephants, buffalos, crocodiles, hippos and many bird species.
Day 2: Morning game drive, and an afternoon boat cruise along the Nile
Have breakfast early enough and after proceed to the park to engage in a morning game drive where you will be able to view many animals including the giraffes, lions, elephants, buffalos, birds etc. after the game drive, proceed to the lodge and enjoy your lunch as you prepare to have an afternoon boat cruise on the Nile River. This boat safari is said to be the highlight of the safari in Murchison falls since it allows you to get up close to the animal species with in the water. This river is said to harbor over 4000 hippos with many Nile crocodiles as well as birds including; the colored kingfishers, bee eaters, shoe billed stork etc. later return to the lodge for a relaxation in the evening.
Day 3: Optional Activities & Departure back to Kampala
Have early breakfast, and after enjoy another morning game drive. As you prepare to depart back to Kampala, visit the top of the Falls. You will enjoy the powerful Nile as it squeezes through the narrow gorge producing beautiful rainbows. Along the way back, have a stopover at Masindi for your lunch and after proceed to Kampala arriving in the evening.
If you are not in the moods to go back to reality you can enjoy other activities like Air Ballon rides and bird watching at an additional fee. You will enjoy an aerial view of many animal species including; the lions, giraffes, buffalos, birds etc. Depart in the afternoon and have a stopover at Masindi for your lunch and after proceed to Kampala arriving in the evening.