Murchison Falls Safari | 3 Days
Murchison Falls Safari — 3 Days, 2 Nights
This Safari is tailored to give you a feeling of Uganda’s wildlife in Murchison falls where you’relikely to encounter a variety of wild games in their natural habitats. This tour also involves hiking to the iconic Murchison falls –an experience that is thrilling and adventurous.
Murchison falls National Park is Uganda’s largest game park. It is most popular for its diversity of animal and bird species immersed in sprawling savannah grasslands. River Nile which crosses through the Murchison falls National Park is host to several water animals and birds since it attracts lots of animals to drink its waters cool off and eat fresh grass along the banks. During your 3 days Murchison Falls safari, you will hike to the iconic Murchison Falls for breath taking views of these beautiful falls. The boat rides on the Nile River is ideal for great wildlife spotting and finally go for a game drive to explore the wildlife.
Day 1 — Arrival at Entebbe International Airport and transfer to Murchison falls national park
On arrival, our guide/driver picks and then transfers you to Murchison falls national park taking Kampala- Gulu highway .The journey takes about 6 hours to Murchison falls National Park from Entebbe with lunch en route in Masindi. After lunch, drive out of Masindi town to Murchison falls National Park. Reach the park in the afternoon, check in at your lodge and then go for an evening game drive in search of wild game as well as the nocturnals such as the jackals, hyenas among others.
Day 2 — Game Drive
After the early morning breakfast, the guide/ driver together with the game ranger picks you up for the early game drive where you’re likely to see a variety of animals among them are; Elephants, Lions, Giraffes, Antelopes, Jackals, Hyenas, Uganda Kobs, Waterbucks, Jackson’s Hartebeests and hopefully the elusive Leopards .
Later on, return back to the lodge for lunch and some relaxation for probably a short time. After, set out for the afternoon Boat Ride on the Victoria Nile which is the high spot of any Murchison Falls Safari where lots of animals can be spotted at a close encounter.
During this amazing experience, there’re higher chances of spotting lots of hippos, Nile crocodiles, Elephants, Buffaloes, and many other animals that come to drink water, refresh and cool themselves off the scorching sun while other animals are grazing on the fresh grass along the river banks.
Day 3 — Visit to the top of the falls and then transfer to Kampala
Early morning after breakfast, visit the top of the falls to see how the Nile forces its way through a 7 m gorge creating a breath taking water falls. After this activity, transfer to Ziwa rhino sanctuary (optional) for rhino tracking and then later continue to Kampala or Entebbe for your flight back home.
- Ground transport
- Boat cruise
- Park entrance fees
- Vehicle entrance
- Services of an English speaking guide
- Enroute lunches and bottled water in the safari vehicle
- Game drive
- Visa fees
- Air ticket
- All extras and optionals at the accommodation for example laundry, beverages
- Tips to the guide
Price — US $850 per person (For two people)
The price slightly increases if you decide to travel as a solo traveler. Conversely, the price payable per person reduces from the stated amount if the tour is booked by more than two people.