3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Wildlife tour Murchison Falls National Park Uganda
3 Days | Murchison Falls Safari tour
3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda. Head out to an exciting Murchison falls safari, view powerful Murchison falls by boat and on foot take a boat cruise along the river Nile with lots of hippos, crocodiles, water birds; hike to the top of the falls or walk with Rhinos (optional).
3 Days Murchison Falls National tour to Uganda’s largest national park and very rich in wildlife, with the famous Rive Nile, one of the world’s longest rivers flowing through. The activities in this park include game safari (elephants, kob, buffalo, lions, giraffes and even the elusive leopard) boat cruise (hippos, Nile crocodiles, water birds, get up-close to the spectacular falls), and hiking to the famous waterfalls of the River Nile.
TIP: We can customize any tour and can start any date.
- Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls – Uganda’s largest National park! (Rhino walking safari)
- Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise in Murchison Falls National Park
- Day 3: Return to Kampala
Need To Know
- This tour starts and ends in Kampala/Entebbe, Uganda
- Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for extra cost!
- Lodging mentioned in the itinerary depends on availability of rooms available at the time of booking. Reservations will only be made after your confirmed booking with us.
- At the time of booking in the event that the listed hotel is fully booked or room unavailable, we will do our best to inform you and book a similar hotel of the same class available
Day 1: Depart for Murchison Falls Safari – Uganda’s largest National park! (Rhino walking safari)
Our driver/guide will pick you from your Hotel or other residence in Kampala/Entebbe at 7.00am in a customized pop-top safari van. Along the way to Murchison falls national park, is ziwa rhino sanctuary located at Nakitoma village – Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is home to 30 southern white rhinos. You can choose to go on rhino tracking walk (Optional extra $50 per person)
The rhinos roam freely on 70km2 of land however closely monitored 24 hours a day to protect them from poaching. Tracking and viewing the rhinos usually involves a short drive followed by 1hour walking and viewing with a ranger. Closed shoes, long trousers and insect repellent are strongly recommended. Take a brief break for lunch. You will cross the river nile, transfer to your lodge. Look out for resident warthogs, and other wildlife around the camp! Enjoy dinner and drinks and weather permitting on a camp fire. Check in at your lodge.
Driving time: 6 hours
Accommodation: Midrange Comfort: Fort murchison/Pakuba Safari lodge/Murchison river lodge, Budget Tour: Redchile Camp/Hornbill Bush
Day 2: Murchison Falls wildlife game drive safari and Boat Cruise
Depart for early (6.30 am) game drive. Enjoy a 3hour game safari, keep an eye out for the elephants, leopards, lions, warthogs and giraffes as well as large herds of animals such as oribi, Hartebeets, Kobs and buffalo, but please note – some wild animals like leopards, lions can be elusive! – nothing is guaranteed though our guides will maximize chances of these cat sightings! You’ll then have time to stop for your lunch by the river Nile.
At 2 pm you will depart for a 3hour boat cruise along the Victoria Nile to the bottom of Murchison falls. Along the way, you’ll be passing large numbers of giant Nile crocodiles, schools of hippos, vast range of birdlife. Enjoy this breathtaking scenery. Today you will get out of boat and walk for a hour to view Murchison falls from the top. The point where River Nile is squeezed through such a tiny space (7m gap) plunging 42m deep making one of the most powerful waterfalls in the world. What a stunning sight, foaming, crashing white water rushing through narrow channels of stone and plunging down into a curving stretch of river below, silvery in the mid-day light. The payoff is a killer view back toward the falls, and down the Nile in another direction as your eye can see. Your guide will pick you up at this point and transfer you back to the lodge.
Accommodation: Midrange Comfort: Fort murchison/Pakuba Safari lodge/Murchison river lodge, Budget Tour; Redchile Camp/Hornbill Bush
Day 3: Return to Kampala
After breakfast, we drive back to Kampala/Entebbe, arriving early evening – subject to traffic situation across Kampala City!
Driving time: 6 hours
End of 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari
Tour price Includes:
- Private transportation.
- 4×4 Safari van with gas and driver/guide.
- Accommodation with meals (Breakfast, lunch, Dinner) mentioned on itinerary.
- 2 Game drives safaris.
- 1 Boat cruise safari.
- Walk to Top of falls
- Park Entries.
Tour price Excludes:
- Items of personal Nature.
- Other optimal activities like Rhino walking experience ($50)
Additional safari information
This tour starts and ends in Kampala/Entebbe, Uganda
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for extra cost!
Lodging mentioned in the itinerary depends on availability of rooms available at the time of booking. Reservations will only be made after your confirmed booking with us.
At the time of booking in the event that the listed hotel is fully booked or room unavailable, we will do our best to inform you and book a similar hotel of the same class available.