3 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari & Tour

A trip to the Murchison Falls national park, Uganda’s oldest and largest national park is worth every traveler’s attention. The three-day safari to the park starts from Kampala. It involves a 6-hour drive via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, game drives in the lush vegetation, visiting top of the falls and a boat cruise.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Pick up and transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park.

After a morning breakfast at your hotel in Kampala, you will meet our driver / guide who will lead you on the journey to Murchison falls national park. The journey takes between 5 and 7 hours.

It involves a lunch stopover in Masindi town and a visit to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. It is from here that you will learn about rhinoceros which were at the verge of extinction back in the days.

Continue to Murchison falls national park, check in to the lodge of your choice for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise.

In order not to miss the early risers of the park, you will have an early morning breakfast at about 6:00am. You will meet your guide and head for a wonderful morning game drive. This gives an opportunity to see the big five animals which are one of the major attractions of the park. Several bird species such as the shoe bill, African Darter, Giant Kingfisher, Osprey, Long-toed Plover, to mention but a few.

Return to your lodge for relaxation and a delicious lunch.

In the afternoon, you will go for an amazing afternoon boat cruise which will introduce you to water lovers of the park such as hippos, crocodiles, water bucks, buffalos and elephants.

You will continue and trek to the top of the falls and get to see the world’s strongest waterfalls and take memorable pictures.

Return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Return to Kampala – departure

After an early morning breakfast, meet your driver and go for another game drive which will enable you see several animal and bird species of the park. If you wish, you can drive to the top of the falls for yet another memorable experience of the waters as they roar like a hungry lion in the jungle.

You will then continue and drive the Masindi – Kampala highway. Your driver will drop you at either Entebbe international airport or Kampala city depending your choice. Hence the climax of this three days Murchison falls national park safari.

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