3 Days Murchison Falls Safari

Murchison Falls Safari
$780 pp (USD)

2 People | Leaves: Any Day

Main Destination:  Murchison Falls National Park, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Activities: Game Drive, Boat Ride

Tour Highlights

  • Country Road Drive
  • Game Drive and Boat ride
  • Savanna Big Game.

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari

Overview

Covering over 3840 sq km Murchison Falls National Park, is Uganda’s largest national park protecting a chunk of untamed African savannah bisected by the mighty river Nile. It is named for the dramatic Murchison Falls, where the world’s longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43m below.Murchison Falls National Park Uganda

The altitude is 619m at the delta and 1,292 at Rabongo Hill. The mean temperature is 29 0C-high and 21 0C-low. Uganda safari Wildlife records reveal 76 mammal species like elephant, lions, buffalo, giraffe, hippo and crocodile populations and a variety of antelope and 450 bird species exposing a dazzling variety of water birds including the world’s most accessible wild population of the rare shoebill stork along the Nile delta on a launch cruise.

Explore Rabongo and Kaniyo Pabidi tropical forests for their natural atmosphere and attractions. Chimp tracking at Kaniyo Pabidi will be a rewarding experience. Nature lovers will view primates like Black and White colobus monkey, red-tailed monkey and baboons, and many forest birds.

Tour Highlights

  • Country Road Drive
  • Game Drive and Boat ride
  • Savanna Big Game.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Transfer to Murchison National Park by road
  • Day 2: Day 2: Drive to Murchison Falls National Park, via masindi
  • Day 3: Drive back to Kampala or Entebbe after end of the Safari

See Detailed Itinerary

 

Safari Itinerary

Day 1:
Transfer to Queen Elizabeth National Park via
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Briefing on the safari. Start for Murchison Falls safari with a chance to visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

After your breakfast, we drive through the famous Luwero triangle. We visit and track White Rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary at $40/ per person. This sanctuary has now been established to breed black and white rhino, and restore Rhino populations in Uganda’s protected areas in a later stage, We retire for an overnight at the nearby dometries,

Day 2:
Drive to Murchison Falls National Park, via masindi

After breakfast drive to the Nile Delta in search for bird life and enjoy the game drive to look for lions, giraffes, herds of elephants, buffaloes and many more. We will drive back to the lodge for checking in and lunch before taking an afternoon boat cruise to the foot of Murchison Falls. This boat trip along the Nile is often cited as being the highlight of a trip to Murchison since it allows you to get up-close and personal with the animals. Along this stretch of the river, there are reported to be around 4,000 hippos in addition to some enormous Nile crocodiles. The bird life is stunning with brightly colored kingfishers and bee-eaters darting along the riverbanks. If lucky, you may see the rare and prehistoric looking shoebill, which is a cross between the dodo and a dinosaur. The boat takes you to the base of the falls which only adds to their impressiveness. We retire for the overnight
all on full board basis) Up-market: Paraa Safari Lodge or Nile Safari Lodge.

Day 3:
Murchison – Kampala.

Check out ,breakfast and thereafter embark our safari vehicle, and visit at the Nile, the longest river in the world, is forced through a narrow gap in the rock (only 7 meters wide), before ferociously plunging down 43 meters. a stopover at Masindi hotel for lunch transfer back to Kampala with lunch en-route, after continue to your hotel in kampala or to the Entebbe international airport for your return flight back home.

End of the Murchison Falls Safari

Included

  • Airport/Hotel Pickup and Drop off
  • Park Entrance Entrance Fees
  • Lunch and Accommodation as per Itinerary
  • 4×4 Safari Transportation to/from airport
  • English Speaking Tour Guide/Driver

Not Included

  • Tourist Entry Visa
  • International Flight Tickets
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of Personal Nature
  • Tips and Gratuities
No. of Persons on tour Mid-range Price per person
in US Dollars
Luxury Price per person
in US Dollars
3 persons $514 $567
single room supplement $106 $200

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