3 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari

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3 Days Murchison Falls National Safari – Big Five Experience

The 3 Days Murchison Falls safari Uganda takes you to Uganda’s largest National Park, that is the Murchison falls National Park found in Northern region of the Country. The Park offers you an opportunity to Experience the African Big Five and explore more wildlife species plus other activities like Hiking top of the falls, Game drive and Boat cruises on the Nile delta.

This 3 days Murchison Falls Safari offers high chances for a glimpse on the Africa Big Five. The Africa big five are among the most dangerous, yet most popular species for big-game hunters and the safari tourist – these include the African Lion, Elephant, Cape Buffalo, Leopards, and Rhinoceros.

Tracking down the African BIG FIVE is always top on the list for every safari tour taken in to Murchison falls Park. From the King of the Jungle, the Lion and the cunning Leopard to the largest land mammal the Elephants, the rare white Rhinos and the aggressive Buffaloes. Have your checklist ready, we will take you on the most sought after Safari in Africa. Your hunting gear is your camera.

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, we begin our panoramic drive northwards early morning through the famous Luwero Triangle, and on our way visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Big 5 Uganda, big Five, Safari, 3 days Murchison falls safari
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is a collaborative effort between the Rhino Fund Uganda, a Ugandan NGO committed to the restoration of Uganda’s rhinoceros.

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Big 5 Uganda, big Five, Safari, 3 days Murchison falls safari The sanctuary houses Uganda’s Rhino reintroduction project. There are about 20 white rhinos and tracking is done on foot and takes about 1 and half hours. We then drive to Masindi Town for lunch. Thereafter, we drive to Murchison Falls National Park where if time allows, we also visit the top of the falls before retreating to our accommodation for dinner and overnight.

Drive time: ±7 hours
Budget accommodation: Red Chilli Camp.
Mid Range accommodation: Fort Murchison, Heritage Safari Lodge
Luxury accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge, Kabalega Wilderness Lodge, Nile safari Lodge or Fort Murchison Lodge.

Day 2: Game Drive in Murchison Falls National Park

Today we head for an early morning game drive on the northern bank of the River Nile. This is a beautiful drive across Borassus Palm Forest and grassland savanna down to Lake Albert where the Albert Nile heads north to the Sudan.

Animals you may see include; Elephants, Lions, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s Giraffe, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, Spotted Hyena and if you are lucky, the Leopard. After lunch, go for a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, an experience not to be missed!! Here you will see the River Nile said to be the Longest river in the world crush through a narrow gorge and forming the magnificent Murchison Falls. While on the cruise you may see Hippos, Crocodiles, Elephants, Waterbucks and Uganda Kobs among others. This is also the zone of many birds, with species like Goliath Heron, Egyptian Geese, Pelicans, Bee-eaters, Kingfishers, Hornbill, Cormorant and the rare Shoebill stork.

Budget accommodation: Red Chilli Camp.
Mid Range accommodation:
Fort Murchison, Heritage Safari Lodge
Luxury accommodation
: Paraa Safari Lodge, Kabalega Wilderness Lodge, Nile safari Lodge or Fort Murchison Lodge.

Day 3: End of Safari & Transfer back to Kampala

After breakfast, transfer to Kampala. The drive is a fantastic opportunity to take lots of pictures. You will then be dropped off at Entebbe International airport in time for you to check-in for your departure flight home.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch

Should you be spending an extra night in Kampala, please let us know and we will book a hotel for your extra days.

Included in the tour

  • Ground transport
  • Bottled water
  • Full board accommodation for two nights
  • Service of an English-speaking driver guide
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
  • Bottled water in the vehicle during the safari tour
  • Safari Nature walks and experiment at the Equator.

Exclusive of the tour

  • International Airfares
  • Health & Medical insurance
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Visas (currently US$ 50 per person all nationalities except US and Irish nationals are required to pay US$ 100 per person)
  • Items of a personal nature such as drinks, telephone, postage etc.

    Murchison Falls Safari Highlights

    Activities to do while on this safari holiday include but not limited to:-

    1. Rhino tracking-Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route to Murchison Falls National Park
    2. Hiking Top of the falls-Murchison Falls
    3. Boat Cruise along the Nile Delta – to Bottom of the falls
    4. Game Drive within Murchison Falls Park
    5. The BIG 5 Savanna Game
    6. Scenic road trip back to Kampala

    Start/End: Kampala
    Duration: 5 Days 4 Nights

    $400/per person

    Contact Us

    Address: P.O.Box 32147, Kampala, Uganda.
    Kamanya Road, Kyobe Zone, Lungujja

    Tel: +256 (0) 704 935635
    WhatsApp: 0704 935635
    Email: info@sunset-adventures.com