3 Day Murchison Classic Wildlife Safari

3 Day Murchison Classic Wildlife Safari

Murchison falls national park

The 3 day Murchison falls group tour is an ideal weekend escape for travelers, families or even friends especially those with limited time to travel. This safari offers you a chance to enjoy a remarkable game viewing experience in the largest park of Uganda plus a boat cruise on the Nile River to the bottom of the most powerful waterfalls in the world; Murchison falls to view some of the 75 mammal species that call this park home.

Day 1. Transfer from Kampala -Murchison Falls national Park. En route Rhino trekking at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary

After breakfast at your place of stay in Kampala, embark on the trip to Murchison Falls National Park in the north of Uganda, a journey of 311 km about 5 hours’ drive. You traverse through the undulating hill slopes of Nakasongola before branching off at Nakitoma for 7 km to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary just 176 km north of Kampala. Ziwa Ranch is the proud home of the only wild rhinos in Uganda following their extinction and thus offers an unforgettable Rhino tracking experience. Ziwa is the only place where you will be able to see rhinos in the wild.

Presently the sanctuary is home to fifteen (15) southern white rhinos. The sanctuary has become increasingly popular with tourists; for rhino trekking, bird watching, nature walks and relaxation.ziwa rhino sanctuary uganda, rhino tracking in uganda,

After this experience, you will continue on the drive to Masindi town for lunch and later proceed to Uganda’s largest park -Murchison Falls National Park for relaxation. Check in at the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.


Luxury: Paraa safari lodge

Midrange: Pakuba game lodge

Budget: Red Chilli Rest Camp

Day 2. Early morning Game Drive & an afternoon boat Cruise on the Nile.

You will wake up very early in the morning to go for a morning game drive where you will have a chance to spot early risers and nocturnal species before they return to their hideouts. This is the most beautiful national park in Uganda and this is because it hosts 4 of the big 5 animals and also it also home to one of the most beautiful and powerful falls in the world so far.

Murchison falls national park
Giraffes in Murchison falls national park

Traverse the rolling plains of Uganda’s largest National Park before returning later to the lodge for breakfast. The 3,893 sq. km park is home to a range of animals, and you will have a chance of viewing some of the Park’s residents including lions, giraffes, Jackson’s hartebeests, antelopes, buffalo, and elephants. For the birders, you will enjoy a cock tail of them as these areas support the secretary bird and the black chested snake eagle, to name a few.

In the afternoon, go for a boat trip to the base of Murchison Falls, where the Nile thunders through a small 7 meter gorge plunging 43 meters into the Nile on the way to Lake Albert. Lots of bird diversity can be spotted and numerous animals resting and drinking water along the banks of the Nile. The most common ones being hippos, buffaloes, Nile crocodiles and birds include, the African fish eagle, Yellow billed stork, Egyptian goose, Egrets, Malachite kingfisher among others. The launch cruise will take you close to the falls’ base where you will be shown the spot where Ernest Hemingway’s plane crashed during sightseeing tour to Murchison falls in 1954.

You can then get off the boat and go hiking up the side of the falls to the top.

After the cruise, you will drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.


Luxury: Paraa safari lodge

Midrange: Pakuba game lodge

Budget: Red Chilli Rest Camp

Day 3: Drive back to Kampala / Airport

After a hearty morning cup of warm of tea, you prepare to embark on the drive back to Kampala, a journey of 305 kilometers but full of interesting stuff that will keep you mesmerized throughout the entire duration of the drive. You will have a lunch break in Masindi town (en route) as you proceed to Kampala and later to your lodge for relaxation and overnight or catch up with your night flight.

End of the tour with Love Uganda Safaris

What is included in this safari:

  • All activities / services as per itinerary
  • 4WD Vehicle – with a pop – up roof for scenic viewing
  • A professional English speaking driver / guide
  • Site entrance fees
  • Free Wi-Fi internet in the vehicle
  • All ground transportation and fuel
  • Meals
  • Drinking water in the vehicle

Exclusions of the safari:

  • Visas
  • International air fares
  • Activities / services not included in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks / wines
  • Laundry and any service of personal nature
  • Travel insurance cover




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