3 Days Murchison Wildlife Safari
3 Days Murchison Wildlife Safari: This is a 3 Days Wildlife & Nature Safari taking place in Murchison Falls National Park. Get a chance to explore the stunning scenery and landscapes in the park as well as come into close encounter will a variety of wildlife species in the park. You will also get to embark on a guided hike to the majestic Murchison Falls which are considered to be the most powerful waterfalls in the world.
Highlights for 3 Days Wildlife & Nature Safari-Murchison Falls National Park.
- Day 1: Arrival & Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.
- Day 2: Morning Game Drive and Sunset Boat Cruise with a sundowner.
- Day 3: Hike to Top of the Falls & Transfer Back to Kampala.
Detailed Itinerary 3 Days Wildlife & Nature Safari-Murchison falls National Park.
Day 1: Arrival & Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park.
Transfer to Murchison Falls: Wake up early in the morning and have a heartfelt breakfast before checking out of your hotel. Your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Kampala and then proceed with your drive to Murchison Falls National Park. This national park was first established in 1952 and covers a total surface area of 3,840km², making it the largest national park in Uganda. The national park is a habitat for a variety of wildlife animals such as; the African Savannah Elephants, zebras, giraffe, antelopes, buffaloes, warthogs, baboons, Hippos, Nile crocodiles and so many more.
Rhino Tracking at Ziwa: En route to Murchison Falls national park, you will visit the famous Luwero Triangle, have lunch in Masindi town. You will have a stopover at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you will get to see rhinos in the wild. The sanctuary is the only destination where visitors can get to see rhinos in the natural habitat. Later proceed with your drive to Murchison Falls national park.
Night Game Drive (Optional): Upon your arrival in the park, check into your lodge for dinner. After having your dinner, you can choose to go on a night game drive in the park. Night game drives in Murchison falls national park are ideal for viewing nocturnal animals that you may have missed seeing during the day. Please inform your guide in advance if you wish to include a night game drive in your itinerary.
Accommodation Options: Heritage Safari Lodge/Pakuba Safari Lodge/Paraa Safari Lodge.
Day 2: Morning Game Drive and Sunset Boat Cruise with a sundowner.
Morning Game Drive: After an early breakfast, head out for a morning game drive on the northern bank of River Nile. Enjoy 3-5 hours of exclusive wildlife viewing in the park. While on the game drive, you will have a chance to sight wildlife species like Elephants, the Rothschild giraffes, zebras, buffaloes, Hartebeests, Uganda Kobs, Waterbucks, Oribis, Impala and so many others. Return to your lodge for Lunch and rest for a bit.
Sunset Boat Cruise with a sundowner: Later in the afternoon, drive to the Paara dock for a boat cruise on the Albert Nile. Boat cruises in Murchison Falls commence at exactly 2pm in the afternoon. You will take a boat trip to the Delta where you will get a panoramic view of the majestic and mighty Murchison falls. Spend quality time (about four to five hours) marveling at nature’s beautiful gifts while sipping a cold beer or cocktail drink of your choice. You will also enjoy seeing crocodiles, hippos and various bird species such as the Kingfisher, cormorants, and the Rare Shoebill Stork among others.
Later drive back to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 3: Hike to Top of the Falls and Transfer Back to Kampala.
Hike to Top of the Falls: After having a hearty breakfast early in the morning, you will head out for a guided hiking expedition to the Top of Murchison falls. Trails around the top of the falls will lead you up to the water’s edge. You will get an opportunity to close to the narrow gorge through which the river plunges. This hiking expedition can take about 2 to 3 hours depending on your pace. Head back to your lodge for lunch.
Transfer Back to Kampala & Departure: After having your lunch, you will proceed with your transfer back to Kampala where you can have your guide drop you off at any hotel of your choice in Kampala or at the airport in Entebbe in time to check in and board your flight back home. End of Tour.