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3 Days Murchison Falls Safari, Uganda Wildlife Safari, Murchison Falls National Park Trip

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari – SAFARI OVERVIEW.

3Days Murchison Falls Safari is a 2nights/3days Uganda safari taking you for a wildlife viewing trip to Murchison Falls National Park commence and end in Kampala. The 3 days Murchison Falls safari tour involves white Rhino tracking, Chimpanzee trekking in the pre-historic forest of Budongo, wild game viewing in Murchison Falls National Park including lions, elephants, leopards, Rothschild giraffes, Jackson Hartebeest, and the recreational Nile with impressive views of the Nile crocodiles and the Hippopotamus not forgetting the likely views of the shoebill stork.

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari – SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS.

  • Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Do Chimpanzee trekking in Budongo Forest Reserve en route
  • Day 2: Do morning game drive & afternoon Nile launch cruise
  • Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala. Visit Top of the world’s powerful Murchison falls and the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route.

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari – DETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY.

Day 1 of the 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Do Chimpanzee trekking in Budongo Forest Reserve en route

3 Days Murchison Falls SafariFollowing your breakfast in Kampala, embark on the transfer to Murchison Falls National Park 311km about 5 hours’ drive from Kampala. The drive will take you through the impressive flat scenic landscapes of Nakasongora which because of its terrain has the longest flat road stretch in the whole of Uganda. Proceed to Masindi for an early lunch and eventually Budongo Forest Reserve to catch up with Chimpanzee chimp trek tend to last 2 – 5 hours and after you will proceed to Murchison falls for relaxation dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge (Upmarket/luxury), Pakuba Safari Lodge (Midrange/Standard) or Heritage Safari Lodge (Budget/Basic).

Day 2 of the 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari: Do morning game drive & afternoon Nile launch cruise

3 Days Murchison Falls SafariAfter an early morning cup of coffee, embark on the drive to the park to explore its wilderness. The game drive carried out in the northern bank of the park presents remarkable encounters with one of the finest wildlife species in Uganda and Africa at large giving a typical representation of the African savannah. The counts of Rothschild Giraffe, lions, elephants, buffaloes, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Uganda Kobs, Oribis, Leopard, among others can be encountered in this 3 – 4 hour activity. Explore the designated tracks stretching to the delta area where the wildlife tends to congregate. Retreat from the activity and return to the lodge for relaxation and lunch after which you will gather at the Paraa jetty for an afternoon boat trip to the bottom of the falls.  The boat trip starting at 2 pm see you depart from the Paraa Jetty cruising along the Nile up to the bottom of the falls. The sights of the Nile crocodiles and Hippos may not be missed. The Shoebill stork tends to dwell on the River and can be luckily seen. The other wild game drinking along the river including elephants and a range of antelopes combine to make the boat worth undertaking. Retreat from this 3-hour cruise and get back to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:  Paraa Safari Lodge (Upmarket/luxury), Pakuba Safari Lodge (Midrange/Standard) or Heritage Safari Lodge (Budget/Basic).

Day 3 of the 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari: Transfer back to Kampala. Visit Top of the world’s powerful Murchison Falls.

3 Days Murchison Falls SafariFollowing your morning breakfast, cross the ferry to the southern section to visit the top of the Murchison Falls which is considered to be the powerful waterfall in the world as the Nile River which is the length in the world squeezes its self to pass through a less than 8 m ravine before falling 43m below what has been termed as the devil Cauldron. From the top of the falls, you will drive of the park and drive towards Kampala. At 115km to Kampala, you branch off to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary 7km from the main road. Upon reaching Ziwa, you embark on the white Rhino tracking in the savannah thicket of Ziwa where these species thrive in Uganda following their extinction in 1983 and their re-introduction in 2005. From Ziwa, you drive back to Kampala to mark the end of your safari.

End of the 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari

Please note that Upon your request, we can change(customize) the tour destinations, hotels and number of days to suit your desire. Just contact us via our 24/7 phone line.

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General Safari Inclusions

  • Chimpanzee Permit (for chimpanzee trekking safaris)
  • Gorilla Permit (for gorilla trekking safaris)
  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof & AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Border crossing fees (for cross border safaris)

General Safari Exclusions

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages / drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfer (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Kampala or Kigali unless it is part of the Itinerary (Arranged on request)
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