This 3 Days Murchison falls safari in Uganda is an ideal weekend escape for individuals, family and friends and those with limited time to travel. Game viewing in Murchison falls is remarkable and a launch cruise to the bottom of the falls offers you another great opportunity to view more wildlife and enjoy the wonderful nature that this park presents.
The typical 3 days Murchison falls safari is only possible for those that are already in Kampala or planning for morning arrival so you can transfer direct to Murchison. Otherwise, you will need 1 extra day which makes it 4 days.
Murchison Falls National park is Uganda’s largest park, situated in Northwestern Uganda on an area of 3,840 sq km, gazetted in 1926 as a game reserve. It is classified with Savannah grasslands, and the Victoria Nile that flows through into two (the northern and southern bank).
Murchison Falls is home to over 451 bird species such as the Great blue Turaco, Goliath heron, the Shoebill, and the dwarf kingfisher among others, 76 mammal species, a big number of Nile crocodiles and above all the magnificent and thunderous Murchison Falls squeezing their way through a gorge that is 8m wide. All said, you will have an opportunity to enjoy both the game drives and the boat cruises along the Nile River.
This 3 Days Murchison Falls safari summarizes all the major activities to carry out in this magical Uganda safari park. If you want to experience Chimpanzee Tracking, you have to add on an extra day to make it 4 in total. Safari accommodation is based on Budget, Mid-Range and Luxury.
- Visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
- Game drive
- Boat cruise along the River Nile
- Visit the top of the falls
Day 1: Kampala to Murchison falls
The guide will pick you up from an agreed location in Kampala, Entebbe or the airport and transfer to Murchison falls national park. En-route, you can opt for an optional visit to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – the only place where you can see Rhinos in Uganda.
Proceed to Masindi for lunch and continue to Murchison falls national park arriving in the afternoon. You will enter the park through Kichumbanyobo gate and visit the top of the falls after which you will proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Game drive and launch cruise
Breakfast will be served early and go for a game drive in hope of seeing some of the big five including lions, buffaloes and elephants. Giraffes are a common sight including other small game like antelopes, impalas and primates like the baboons.
Have lunch and in the afternoon, go for a launch cruise on the park’s unique Murchison falls where you will come up close with hippos and a serried range of giant crocodiles. The launch cruise also presents bird viewing opportunities.
Dinner and overnight at agreed lodge.
Day 3: Murchison Falls to Kampala
You will enjoy breakfast and drive back to Kampala via Masindi town. Drop off at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe airport for your onward flight. A visit to Murchison falls national park is always worth and much rewarding. The atmosphere, the wildlife, and facilities are all awesome! We use open roof 4X4 safari vehicles for all our safaris to offer you a good view during your game drives in the park.
Prices for this 3 days Murchison falls safari start from 650 USD per person for 2 people!
(For one person and more than 2 people contact us for a quote)
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- An English speaking full-time professional guide/driver
- All park entry fees
- Accommodation- Full board while on safari
- Ziwa Rhino trekking fees
- Transport (in a 4 x 4 safari vehicle)
- Boat cruise fees
- Ferry crossings
- Touring and Photography
- Lunches enroute
- Ranger guide
- Bottled drinking water
- Accommodation facilities while in Kampala hotels
- Any optional or extra activity not involved in the itinerary
- International flights
- Other personal expenses like buying of crafts, cigars, souvenirs, tips, laundry services, and drinks
- Sport fishing
- Trekking Chimpanzees in Budongo Forest -Kaniyo Pabidi Forests