Murchison falls National Park is one of the largest parks in Uganda and is about 303km from Kampala taking us about 5hrs of a charming drive and is divided by the world’s longest river the river Nile. The Murchison falls on the River Nile is also the fastest water Gush in the world. This park is best known for the spectacular un tamed African game hosted here.
And a home to over 451 bird species and 76 different mammal species, including giraffes’ other games sighting lions, elephants, hippos, leopards, buffaloes, hyenas, warthogs and various antelopes.
Day 1: Kampala- Murchison Falls.
Our guide picks you up from the airport or hotel where you start your journey to Murchison falls through Masindi where you will have a coffee break or lunch and then proceed to the park. Where there are 2 options either enjoy an evening game drive where you will observe various animals retreating to their nightly quarters or visit the top of the falls then back to the lodge for your dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Murchison falls.
We are out in the jungle early before the crack of dawn in search of the big elusive cats. With the skilful eyes of your guide, you are likely to spot the Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Giraffe, Elephant, Oribi and Hartebeest just to mention a few.
After the game drive we have a short break at the hippo pool where you can have your packed breakfast or lunch for about 15 to 20 minutes as your experienced tour guide will explain about hippos on the banks of the Albert Nile. After the break, depart for the ferry crossing back to the hotel for a hot lunch as we await the boat cruise at 2:pm alternatively go for the boat cruise on the mighty river Nile where you will have a view of crocodiles, Hippos cooling off from the heat as well as Buffalos and Elephants (which can be seen at the river banks) and a view of charming birds dotting our skies as we sail to the base of the Murchison Falls.
For greater action, we stop at the base of Murchison falls and take a guided 30 minute hike to the top of the falls at an extra fee where you will have an amazing view of the falls at the top where you can take photos and after drive back to the camp site or lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Murchison- Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – Kampala (6hrs)
After your breakfast have a little relaxation for about an hour then leave and head back to Kampala as this marks the end of you 3 days safari to Murchison.
Depending on your choice either we drive you back to the hotel or straight to the airport for your late evening flight.
Upper range– Paraa Safari Lodge
Medium range– Fort Murchison
Budget; Fort Murchison Tents
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
NOTE: This package includes:
- Park fees,
- Tour Guide fees,
- Water enroute,
- 4*4 vehicle,
- Fuel for the whole trip,
The package excludes expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills Etc