3 Days Murchison falls safari
3 Days Murchison falls safari is a short safari experience taking you on a magical safari experience in Murchison falls national park, like other safaris this same trip starts in Kampala and you have to arrive a day before the actual starting of your safari.
Highlights of the safari
- Day 1- transfer from Kampala to Murchison falls national park
- Day 2: morning game drive and launch cruise
- Day 3: transfer back to Kampala for departure
Detailed itinerary of the safari
Day 1- transfer from Kampala to Murchison falls national park
On the first day of the safari you will wake up early in the morning for breakfast, meet your safari driver who will brief you about the safari, checkout of your hotel and embark on your journey to Murchison falls national park. From Kampala to Murchison falls national park it is a drive of approximately 5 hours, on your way you will have en-route visit to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to rhino tracking in their nature habitat. Rhinos in Uganda are only found in ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and on this experience you will enjoy sights of the huge creatures feeding, after the experience you will have lunch and the drive the remaining kilometers to Murchison falls national park. You will enter the park through Kichumbanyabo gate and you will go straight to your visit on top of the falls where you will enjoy the beautiful sights of the falls and take amazing memorable pictures. After the experience you will drive to your lodge, check in and stay overnight.
Accommodation is got from
Luxury: Paraa safari lodge
Midrange: Fort Murchison lodge
budget: Heritage safari lodge
Day 2: morning game drive and launch cruise
The second day of the safari is the most exciting and adventurous day of the safari on this day you will wake up early in the morning, have breakfast and drive to Murchison falls national park for a morning game drive. Murchison falls national park is one of the wildlife pioneer habitats in Uganda hosting a variety of wildlife and bird species which are spotted while on game dive, as you drive through the short savannah grasslands using perfectly paved trails you will be blown away by the beautiful panoramic views, animals like giraffes, antelopes, buffaloes, elephants, leopards, lions, impala and many birds such as Abyssinian ground hornbill, secretary bird, black billed bustards, open billed stork, grey crowned crane, giant kingfish, giant heron, shoe bill and many more.
After the game dive you will dive back to your lodge for lunch and in the afternoon you will drive back to the park for an afternoon launch cruise, launch cruise welcomes you to the aquatic side of Murchison falls national park. on the launch cruise you get to enjoy sights of the glorious Murchison falls ad many aquatic animals and birds such as hippos, giant crocodiles and many birds such as grey crowned crane, giant kingfish, giant heron, shoe bill on the banks of the river. in the evening you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.
Day 3: transfer back to Kampala for departure
On the third and last day of the safari you will wake breakfast at your own pace, checkout of your lodge and embark on your journey back to Kampala using Kampala – Masindi route. on your you ill a stopover for lunch and when you get in kampala city you will be dropped either at your hotel or at Entebbe international airport for your departure flight
- Airport Pick up and drop off
- Park entrance fees
- Boat cruise
- 4X4 Safari vehicle and fuel
- Full time English speaking Guide/Driver
- All accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
- All meals as indicated in the itinerary.
- Ferry Crossing
- International flight fares
- Personal expenses such as telephone calls, email, laundry, beverages or meals not indicated in the itinerary,
- Tips to Porters and waiter staff in form gratuity.
- Optional activities