6 Days Murchison Falls and Masai Mara Safari

6 Days Murchison Falls and Masai Mara Safari

6 Days Murchison Falls and Masai Mara Safari is a safari to Uganda and Kenya visiting some of the popular wildlife viewing destinations in both countries like Masai Mara national reserve in the south western part of Kenya which is known for the wildebeest migration.

You will engage in various activities during your 6 days Murchison and Masai Mara safari such as morning and afternoon game drives, a boat cruise along the Victoria Nile and a rhino experience at Zziwa Rhino sanctuary.

Your 6 days Murchison and Masai Mara safari will start in Entebbe and will end in Nairobi Kenya after enjoying wildlife viewing experiences and exploring different cultures. 

Safari highlights of the 6 Days Murchison Falls and Masai Mara Safari

  • Day 1; pick up and drive to Murchison falls national park
  • Day 2; morning game drive and boat cruise
  • Day 3; drive to Entebbe 
  • Day 4; flight to Nairobi and drive to Masai Mara national reserve
  • Day 5; full day in Masai Mara national reserve 
  • Day 6; drive to Nairobi 

Detailed itinerary

Day 1; pick up and drive to Murchison falls national park

Your guide will pick you up from Entebbe international airport or at your hotel in Entebbe or Kampala and welcome you for your safari. You will have a short briefing about the safari and start your journey to Murchison falls national park. You will have a stop at Zziwa rhino sanctuary for a rhino experience and your lunch. After your lunch, your guide will drive you to Murchison falls national park where you will have a top of the falls experience during which you will enjoy the scenery around the national park and have a very close view of the falls.

After your top of the falls experience in Murchison falls national park, your guide will drive you to your lodge where you will check in and have dinner and overnight at Paraa safari lodge.

Day 2; morning game drive and boat cruise

On the 2nd day of your safari, your guide will pick you up from your lodge after you have enjoyed breakfast at your lodge in Murchison falls national park. You will engage in a morning game drive in the national park to enjoy seeing the various wildlife species such as giraffes, antelopes, lions, hippos, buffalos, kobs and many others. After this experience, you will proceed to the lodge for your lunch.

After lunch at your lodge, you will engage in a boat ride along the Victoria Nile where you will enjoy seeing more of the thunderous Murchison falls and also seeing wildlife species near the water shores such as buffalos, hippos as well as numerous bird species. You will have an option of engaging in a hiking experience to the top of the falls or have a boat ride back and your guide will drive you back to your lodge for dinner and to spend the night at Paraa safari lodge.

Day 3; drive to Entebbe 

You will start your day with breakfast at your lodge in Murchison falls national park as you prepare for your transfer to Entebbe. You will have a city tour around Kampala where you will visit different places and also have your lunch. You will proceed to Entebbe after your city tour and you will check in at your hotel and have dinner and overnight ahead of your flight the next day.  You will spend the night at Best western hotel. 

Day 4; flight to Nairobi and drive to Masai Mara national reserve

Breakfast will be served at your hotel in Entebbe as you prepare for your transfer to Entebbe international airport for your flight to Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be met by your Kenyan guide who will drive you to Masai Mara national reserve with a stop in Narok town for a cultural experience with the Maasai people and to see the local arts and crafts.

You will have a late lunch at your hotel in Masai Mara national reserve and also relax at your lodge. Later in the evening, you will engage in an evening game drive to search for the big five which includes elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos and buffalos. Dinner and overnight will be at Sentrim Mara camp. 

Day 5; full day in Masai Mara national reserve 

After having breakfast at your lodge in Masai Mara national reserve, you will prepare to spend a full day in the wilderness of the reserve searching for different wildlife species and enjoying the beautiful scenery around the destination. You will see a variety of wildlife species during your morning game drive since they are very active at this time of day such as wildebeests, zebras, gazelles, waterbucks, kudu, lions, leopards, hippos, elephants and many others.

6 Days Murchison Falls and Masai Mara Safari
6 Days Murchison Falls and Masai Mara Safari

You will have your lunch as you watch the wildlife species in the distant savannah plains. After lunch, you will engage in another game drive in Masai Mara national reserve as you look out for more wildlife species and enjoy the evening sunset. Your guide will drive you back to your lodge for dinner and to spend the night at Sentrim Mara camp.

Day 6; drive to Nairobi 

After breakfast at your lodge in Masai Mara national reserve, your guide will drive you back to Nairobi where you will be dropped off at your hotel or at the airport and this will bring your safari to an end.

End of the 6 Days Murchison Falls and Masai Mara Safari

The safari and tour prices below include

  • all day game drives as per sample itinerary
  • Hotel/lodge accommodation for the duration of the safari
  • Animal tours according to your itinerary preferences
  • Private 4-wheel drive vehicle with a roof hatch
  • Professional safari and tour guide / driver
  • All national park fees
  • Boat cruise fees 
  • All meals on the safari
  • All game viewing activities specified
  • Price quoted per person sharing

The safari and tour prices below exclude

  • Drinks and mineral water
  • Laundry
  • Items of personal nature
  • International and local airfares
  • Airport taxes Any airport transfers & hotel accommodation before / after the safari
  • Entry visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
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