September 28, 2021

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boat ride to bottom of Murchison falls

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari

The 3 days Murchison falls safaris takes you to north western Uganda to delight in a fantastic wildlife tour. Murchison falls national park is known as the biggest and oldest national park famous host to the fabulous Murchison falls which is one of the stay attractions to the park.  The tour gives you an opportunity to enjoy a rewarding game drive in the savannah plains as you explore the park. On the game drive, expect see animals like the African buffaloes, elephants, Rothchild giraffes, different types of antelopes, warthogs, hyenas, leopards, lions among others. it is of great important to note that Murchison falls national park is bisected into two section by the albert Nile thus forming the northern and southern sectors. The boat ride on the Nile, takes you to the bottom of the picturesque Murchison falls featuring numerous birdlife, enjoy sighting impressive numbers of wildlife at the shores such as; the crocodiles, Hippos wallowing, elephants taking water among other animals.

The tour allows you to delight in a hike to the top of the falls where you catch glimpse of the magnificent waterfalls formed as a result of the Nile waters forcing itself through a small gorge with rocks. This is most adventurous and enjoyable experience on your safari to the park. Later transfer to the booked lodge, check in, have dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls national park from Kampala

After breakfast meet and greet with your driver guide and set off for a road trip adventure to Murchison falls national park. Driving through the busy suburbs of the city, then continue with Kampala – Gulu highway.  The journey takes you through Nakasongola, the famous luweero triangle, Masindi town and finally into Murchison falls national park. Upon arrival, take a visit to the top of Murchison falls where get a chance the beauty of the Victoria Nile perfected as it forces its way a through a narrow gorge of about 6 meters with big rocks that give the falls a wonderful appearance, after awesome experience, proceed to the booked lodge, check in and enjoy a nice stay.

Accommodation option

Heritage safari lodge – budget, Fort Murchison lodge – Mid range or Paraa safari lodge – Luxury

Day 2: Game drive and Nile Boat cruise

On this day wake up early for a cup of coffee and head out a dawn game drive taking you through the Nyamsika Plateau as you explore the park, enjoy sighting different animals and colorful bird species such as; the elephants, buffaloes, warthogs, leopards, lions, giraffes, bush bucks, Uganda kobs, heart-beasts among others. After the unforgettable experience, return to the lodge for a late breakfast, lunch and later in the afternoon head out for a boat cruise along the Victoria Nile taking to the bottom of the falls.

On the shore of the Nile, catch glimpse of many other animals on the shores such as; Hippos wallowing, Crocodiles, elephants taking water, buffaloes plus exciting birdlife species with notable shoebill stork, Egrets, Pelican bee eater and many others. Feel free to take pictures and videos the might Murchison falls waterfalls, later return to lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3: Departure from Murchison falls national park to Kampala

Rise up early at 6 am, get your packed breakfast and head out for an early game drive timing to encounter with the nocturnal animals before they get back to hiding place, enjoy exploring the queen and Albert game tracks as you drive out of the park, you will see interesting wildlife such as; the Uganda Kobs, leopards, giraffes, Jackals among others. If time allows, you can enjoy an optional stopover at Ziwa rhino sanctuary to see the remaining Rhinos in Uganda, after trekking the rhinos, proceed with the drive to Kampala. Upon arrival, your driver guide drops you at your hotel of residence in Kampala or at Entebbe international airport to catch up with your flight.

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Number of peopleAmount Per person based on accommodation type
 LuxuryMid-rangeBudget
2 pax$840 Per Person$730 Per Person$550 Per Person

Tour Inclusive

  • Park entry fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • All activities included in the itinerary
  • Visiting the Top of Murchison falls
  • Transport in a 4×4 private safari car
  • Driver’s allowances
  • Enroute lunches

Optional Rhino Tracking at an extra $50