3 days Murchison flying safari

3 days Murchison flying safari

3 days Murchison flying safari is a tour which will start in Entebbe with a flight to Pakuba airstrip in Murchison falls national park where you will engage in various activities such as game drives, boat cruise and also the top of the falls hike.

Safari highlights

Day 1: flight to Pakuba airstrip

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

Day 3: Top of the falls and departure to Kampala

Detailed itinerary

Day 1; flight to Pakuba airstrip

Fly to Murchison falls national park, on the first day of your 3 days fly in safari to Murchison falls national park to Pakuba airstrip. You will enjoy aerial views of the vegetation; beautiful scenery among others and upon landing your driver guide will pick you up and transfer to the lodge for lunch and relaxation.

After lunch you will go for a game drive in the savannah plains where you will be able to view animals like the elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, Uganda kobs, warthogs among others. After the game drive you will drive back to the lodge, have dinner and overnight at Pakuba safari lodge.

3 days Murchison flying safari
Buffalos in Murchison Falls National Park

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

Morning game drive,

After an early breakfast on the second day of the 3 days Murchison falls safari you will meet up with your driver guide to go for the morning game drive which starts very early in the morning. During the game drive you will follow different game tracks such as Buligi, Victoria where you will view different animals like elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, Jackson’s hartebeest, lions, waterbucks, warthogs, leopards, Uganda kobs, bird species like black bellied bustard, secretary birds, open billed stork, grey crowned crane, goliath heron among others. After the game drive you will drive back to the lodge for lunch.

Boat cruise

After lunch you will engage in a boat cruise adventure to the bottom of the falls which takes about 2 to 3 hours and during the activity you will have an opportunity to cruise meters away from animals like elephants, buffaloes, hippos and Nile crocodiles in water, aquatic bird species such as the King fisher’s, fish eagles, Bee-eaters, Herons, cormorants among others. After the interesting boat ride you will meet your driver guide and return to the lodge for an evening relaxation, dinner and overnight.

3 days Murchison flying safari
Boat Cruise on Murchison

Accommodation and meals: Pakuba safari lodge.

Day 3: Top of the falls and departure to Kampala

On the last day of the 3 days Murchison falls safari you will have a relaxed breakfast, check out of the lodge and meet up with your driver guide to go for top of the falls drive where you will be able to enjoy stunning views of the waterfalls, birds, animals among others. From the top of the falls you will drive out of the park and start the journey to Kampala with en-route lunch on the way. You will arrive in Kampala early evening and upon arrival your driver guide will drop you off at your hotel or at the airport which will bring your Uganda safari to an end.

Price includes

  • Park fees
  • Guide fees
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Flight from Entebbe to Pakuba airstrip
  • Top of the falls hike
  • Transportation during safari in safari van
  • Boat cruise fees
  • Game drives
  • Mineral water during the safari

Price excludes

  • International Flights
  • Laundry
  • Items of personal nature
  • International and local airfares
  • hotel accommodation before / after the safari
  • Entry visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Anything else not included in the itinerary

 

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