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3 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda Tour | 3-Day Murchison Falls National Park Safari

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda Tour – Overview

This 3 day Murchison Falls safari Uganda tour is a memorable 2-night & 3-days Murchison Falls National Park safari in Uganda, offering Rhinos tracking, game viewing drives, beautiful scenery, and a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls on River Nile.

Murchison Falls National Park covers over 3,893 km2 of land area (Uganda’s biggest national park) boasting over 451 bird species and over 144 mammal species.

While on this amazing 3 days Uganda safari in Murchison Falls National Park, expect to encounter a variety of Uganda’s wildlife.

Among these include the iconic African Big Five game including the Rhinos in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, and elusive Leopards will be spotted in Murchison park. Please note that Giraffes, Spotted Hyenas, Warthogs, and numerous antelopes such as Hartebeests, Uganda Kobs, and Bush bucks are a must not miss!

Birders lovers on this 3-day Uganda wildlife safari in Murchison Falls NP, expect to encounter a number of Uganda birds.  And among these include the beautiful Red-throat-ed Bee-eaters, etc.

The top highlight of this 3-day Murchison Falls safari in Uganda is a thrilling boat cruise on the Nile to the bottom of Murchison Falls as well as a scenic hike to the top of the falls.

This memorable cruise on the world’s longest River (6650km long) the Nile allows you to explore the world’s most powerful waterfalls!

Furthermore, this affordable 3 days wildlife safari in Uganda Murchison falls park offers you the option of chimpanzee trekking in the lush Budongo Forest.

This once-in-life adventure allows you to encounter the amazing endangered man’s closest genetic cousins “chimps” in their natural habitat.

On finishing this rare and impressive adventure, we shall transfer back to Kampala, driving through scenic landscapes. Undeniably, you’ll affirm that Uganda is truly the Pearl of Africa!

Please, Contact Us If You’d Want Us To Customize This 3-Day Murchison Falls National Park Uganda Tour To Suit Your Safari Interests

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda Tour – Activities

  • A charming game drive in Murchison falls park
  • Tracking wild Rhinos in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on foot for about 2 hours.
  • A scenic boat cruise on the Nile to the bottom of the falls
  • Visiting the top of Murchison Falls- the most powerful waterfalls in the world

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Tour – Featured Destination

  • The mighty Murchison Falls National Park

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda Tour – Highlights

 Day 1: Transferring to Murchison falls park & visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route.

Day 2: Undertake a morning game drive and an afternoon Nile launch trip to the bottom of Murchison falls.

Day 3: Visit the top of Murchison falls | optional chimpanzee trekking in Budongo Forest and transfer back to Kampala.

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda Tour – Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transferring To Murchison Falls Park & Visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary En Route

From your place of stay in Kampala, rise early and enjoy your breakfast around 7 am. Next, you’ll get picked by our professional drive guide and embark on a 310km (5-6 hours drive) to Murchison Falls National Park.

This exciting drive takes you through the former battleground of the Luwero Triangle as well as an impressive rural landscape of Uganda.

You’ll transverse in vibrant towns and local markets finding natives carrying out their daily activities like gardening.

En route, you’ll make a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuarythe only home of Uganda’s wild Rhinos. While here, you’ll have a golden opportunity of undertaking a Rhino tracking on-foot adventure.

Please note that Rhinos are among the African safari Big Five animals. Therefore, encountering them on foot is a memorable experience worth undertaking on your Uganda tour.

Upon finishing this 2 hours thrilling adventure, you’ll settle for lunch from an accommodation facility around.

Next, continue driving to Murchison park, reaching in the evening to unwind, have dinner as well, and overnight.

Highlight Of This Day:

  • Tracking Rhinos on foot in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Accommodation Contains: Budget, midrange, and luxury options

Driving Distance And Time:  Approx. 310km (5-6 hours drive)

Activities And Services On This Day:

  • Driving to Murchison Falls NP
  • On-foot Rhino tracking in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Day 2: Undertake A Morning Game Drive And Afternoon Nile Launch Trip To The Bottom Of Murchison Falls

You’ll rise early for a morning breakfast at your lodge around 6:30 am. Following your breakfast, transfer for a morning game drive on the northern banks of Murchison falls park.

While on this rewarding 3-4 hours game drive, expect to look out for the 4 of the Big Five. And among others include Lions, Elephants, Buffaloes, and possibly the elusive Leopards.

Other incredible game animals spotted on this scenic drive include

  • Giraffes
  • Hippos
  • Olive Baboons
  • Hartebeests
  • Uganda Kobs
  • Bushbucks
  • Defassa Waterbucks
  • Oribis
  • Patas Monkeys
  • Warthogs and,
  • Spotted Hyenas etc.

Also, during this 170km long game drive, you’ll enjoy great views of the open Savannah which are dotted with Borassus Palms.

Sensational bird watching is as well possible and you should expect to encounter some of the 451 bird species of Murchison park.

Some of these include the Secretary bird, Denham’s Bustard, Abyssinian Ground-Hornbill, Palm-nut Vulture, Piapiac, Silver birds, and Eastern-grey Plantain-eater.

On finishing this game drive, transfer back to your lodge to unwind and also have lunch.

During the afternoon, move to Paraa Jetty to enjoy a 2 pm boat cruise on the Nile to the bottom of the giant Murchison Falls– the world’s most powerful waterfall.

This stunning 2 hours boat cruise on the Nile offers a great opportunity of spotting a variety of wildlife while on a cruising boat.

Expect also to encounter countless Crocodiles, as well as pods of Hippos submerged in water. Oribis, Water bucks, Warthogs as well as Buffaloes and Elephants showering, along the Nile banks are also common.

For bird lovers, you’ll spot several water birds such as colorful Kingfishers, Cormorants, and the beautiful Red-throated Bee-eaters along Nyamusika cliff.

Eventually, on reaching the bottom of Murchison Falls, you’ll enjoy the dramatic scenery as the Legendary Nile River falls 45m along the cliff.

This breathtaking area is dabbed as the Devil’s cauldron due to its extraordinary views!

After, you’ll retreat from this notable boat cruise and transfer to your lodge to relax, enjoy dinner and overnight stay.

Highlight Of This Day:

An afternoon charming Nile boat cruise to the bottom of Murchison Falls

Accommodation Contains: Budget, midrange, and luxury options

Activities And Services On This Day:

  • Morning game drive in Murchison Falls National Park
  • An afternoon exciting Nile boat cruise to the bottom of Murchison Falls- the world’s most powerful waterfall.

Amazing Optional Activities On This Day:

  • Undertaking sport fishing along the Nile River
  • Bird-watching
  • Hot Air Balloons safari experience
  • Cultural encounters

Day 3: Visit The Top Of Murchison Falls | Optional Chimpanzee Trekking In Budongo Forest And Transfer Back To Kampala

On finishing your delicious breakfast around 7 am, drive to the top of the falls to view the incredible Murchison Falls from another angle.

Reaching the top of the falls (fenced viewpoint), you’ll truly appreciate the great power of the 50m wide legendary Nile!

You’ll watch this huge and mighty River fighting to pass through the 8m rift valley escarpment before plunging on a 45m cliff.

This charming area is characterized by a thunderous roar and trembling of the surrounding rocks as well as a plume of white spray characterized by a permanent rainbow.

Unquestionably, you’ll believe that Murchison Falls is the most powerful waterfall in the world!

You can also choose to go chimpanzee trekking in the Budongo Forest. This will offer you an opportunity of spotting the close genetic cousins of man in their wonderful natural habitat.

After this thrilling experience, we shall go back to Kampala while enjoying views of River Kafu.

Highlight Of This Day:

A fascinating hike to the top of Murchison Falls

Activities And Services On This Day:

  • Visiting the top of the falls
  • Driving back to Kampala

Amazing Optional Activities On This Day:

  • Chimpanzee trekking in Budongo Forest

The End Of 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Tour

Safari Inclusions

  • A full-time experienced English-speaking safari driver guide
  • 4×4 safari van or 4×4 safari Land Cruiser all having a pop-up roof for game viewing plus a functioning A/C
  • Full board accommodation on a safari
  • Fees for the boat cruise
  • Park entrance fees
  • Activity fees for all tourist activities mentioned
  • Wi-Fi Internet on board in the safari vehicle
  • Bottled water

Safari Exclusions

  • Fees for international and domestic flights
  • Fees for Uganda Visa
  • Laundry services
  • Items of personal nature
  • Gratuities and tips while on the safari
  • Extra beverages (drinks) for example alcohol
  • Other expenses not included in the itinerary

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