This 3 days Tour to Murchison Falls National Park involves rhino trekking enroute to the Park plus a game drive Uganda Safari in the park during which lots of animals and bird species will be spotted. The safari activities are concluded with an exciting lunch cruise on the Nile that will enable you observe lots of animals and birds plus amazing natural scenes.
Full Trip Itinerary
Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park Uganda, Visit Rhinos enroute
In the morning, the driver will pick you from the Kampala to start your trip to Murchison Falls National Park, one of the major Uganda safari destinations. Along the way in Nakasongola District, you will visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking. You will spend 2 hours trekking rhinos and also have lunch here before continuing with journey through Masindi up to the park as you view the green flat landscape. Arrive at the park in the evening and use the remaining hours of the day by visiting the captivating top of Murchison falls. The top of the falls is an incredible scene indeed because it’s where the Nile, Africa’s the longest river goes through a narrow crevice in the rock (only 7 meters wide), before violently dipping down 43 meters, it’s an amazing scene.
Murchison Falls Park is a habitat to a large number of African wild animals including Water buffalo, elephant, Crocodile, Lion, Leopard, Hippopotamus, Antelope, Giraffes, Uganda Kob, Oribi and other animals. The Nile River, within the park, is a home to a variety of water birds, including the uncommon Shoe bill stork. Overnight at Paraa Safaris Lodge, Pakuba Game Lodge.
Day 2: Game Viewing in the Park and Launch Cruise on the Nile
After breakfast, start an early morning game drive before dawn to catch up with the early risers. This exciting game drive will enable you spot animals like the jackals, hartebeests, oribi, bushbucks, bohor reed bucks, hyenas, giraffes, lions, antelopes, elephants and the Uganda kob among the many. You will rest from the game drive for anything to eat and later on lunch at the lodge.
The afternoon time will be for an open launch cruise (Boat ride on the calm Nile). The boat trip will take you to the bottom of the falls where animals like the buffaloes, hippos, crocodiles, elephants and plenty of water birds like the herons, cormorants, ducks, bee-eaters, kingfishers, skimmers, fish eagles, the rare shoebill and many more species can be viewed from the peaceful sailing boat. The base of the falls is also an awe-inspiring moment. Overnight at Paraa Safaris Lodge, Pakuba Game Lodge or Chobe Safari Lodge.
Day 3: Return to Kampala, airport transfer
In the morning, enjoy breakfast and drive back to Kampala where you will arrive in the afternoon. The driver will drop to your accommodation or transfer you to the airport for your departure flight.
End of the Murchison Falls Safari