3 Days Murchison Falls


3 Days Murchison Falls – Wildlife Safari

3 days Murchison Falls park Safari gives you a superb time within the wild with great sights of the magnificent 3 days Murchison falls tour that falls from a 45m wall through an 8m wide gorge hence giving it a really scenic look and a thunderous roar of the waters before it continues with its course on the Victoria Nile, amazing vegetation types especially Savannah and amazing wildlife species like lions, warthogs, elephants, antelopes, Nile crocodiles and birds like Goliath heron, kingfishers, rare shoebill, the storks among others. The park was established in 1926 as a game reserve hence is Uganda’s oldest and largest, situated in Northwestern Uganda, on a neighborhood of 300 ,80 sqkm and residential to over 460 bird and 76 mammal species.

Highlights of the safari

Day 1: To Murchison Falls, do Rhino tracking at Ziwa.
Day 2: Game drive, Launch cruise and Top of the falls.
Day 3: Return to Kampala.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: To Murchison Falls – Rhino tracking at Ziwa

Have breakfast and by 7:00am have a devour by your driver guide from you residence in Kampala, he will brief you about these 3 days Murchison Falls safari and begin off your 6 hours drive to Murchison falls. On your way, branch off on a 7km road to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, during this sanctuary you’ll have an excellent time tracking rhinos (among the large five), that they had gone extinct in Uganda by 1982 but revived again by 2005 after the establishment sanctuary. Have lunch in Masindi and still the park to see in at your lodge of choice, have diner and overnight.

Accommodation options;

Murchison River Lodge

Red chilli camp

Meal Plan; Full Board

Journey time; 6 hours

Day 2: Game drive, Boat cruise

Begin the day with breakfast and depart for an early game drive at exactly 7:00am which will leave you thrilled with amazing savannah plains and wildlife species like warthogs, lions, leopards, giraffes, hyenas, Uganda kobs among others. After, around 11:30am head back to the lodge shower and have lunch as you steel oneself against the impressive afternoon launch cruise.

On the boat you’ll be ready to see different bird species, animals just like the Nile crocodiles, hippos, monitor lizards, elephants that quench their thirst from the waters. The boat will lead you to the bottom of those falls, to the highest of the Murchison waterfalls, you’ll see amazing sceneries; right from the falls, vegetation among others. Have dinner and Overnight.

Murchison River Lodge

Red chilli camp

Meal Plan; Full Board

Day 3: Return to Kampala

Get up early enough, have breakfast and have another game drive to ascertain more wildlife, or you can opt for chimpanzee tracking at Kaniyo pabidi at around 11:30am inspect and start the journey back after a tremendous safari with lunch on the route. reach your hotel in Kampala within the late afternoon

Meal plan; Breakfast & Lunch

Journey time; 5 hours

Safari Includes;

  • Rhino tracking permit
  • Park entry fees
  • Boat cruise
  • Ranger guide
  • Beverage 
  • Transport in 4X4 vehicle
  • all meals mentioned and accommodation while on safari

Safari Excludes;

  • flight fares
  • Visas
  • Accommodation while in Kampala
  • Personal expenses like laundry
  • Crafts
  • Drinks, cigars, souvenirs and tips.

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