This Safari will take you to Uganda’s largest park known as Murchison Falls National Park which is situated in Northwestern Uganda.
This 3 Day safari will take you to Uganda’s largest park known as Murchison Falls National Park, situated in Northwestern Uganda on an area of 3,840 sq km, gazetted in 1926 as a game reserve.
It is classified with Savannah grasslands and the Victoria Nile that flows through separating it into two (the northern and southern banks). Murchison Falls is home to over 451 bird species such as the Great blue Turaco, Goliath heron, the Shoebill, and the dwarf kingfisher among others, 76 mammal species, a big number of Nile crocodiles, and above all the magnificent and thunderous Murchison Falls squeezing their way through a gorge that is 8m wide. All said you will have an opportunity to enjoy both our Uganda safari game drives and the boat cruises along the Nile River.
Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park
After an early breakfast, our driver guide will pick you up from your hotel at 7:00 am, he will also brief you about your 3 Days safari to Murchison falls and you will start your 6 hours journey to Murchison Falls National park. You will go through the Luwero, and later have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking; here you will find both black and white rhinos.
Day 2: Morning game drive and a boat cruise along the Nile
On this day wake up early and have breakfast at 6:30 am, after your driver and the ranger guide will pick you up from the lodge to start your Game drive at 7:00 am. During the drive, you will be in a position to see very many animals such as lions, buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, antelopes, waterbucks, and birds among others.
After the game drive at around 11:40 am, drive back to the lodge, relax/freshen up and have lunch as you prepare for the afternoon boat cruise. On the boat, you will be able to see various Nile crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes, and elephants along the banks of the Nile as well as different beautiful birds some singing in the trees such as the bee-eaters, the colored kingfishers, the shoe-billed stork, and many others. The boat ride will take you to the base/bottom of Murchison Falls, when you reach here you will be able to see clearly the mighty waterfalls.
Day 3: Departure/Return to Kampala
Enjoy your breakfast; thereafter proceed for another Game drive in the morning on your way back to Kampala. It will be a great time as you look out for various animal species though most of them will be seen in the grasslands feeding such as buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, lions, and antelopes, not forgetting a number of bird species.
Leave the park, have a stop in Masindi for lunch, and continue with the journey reaching Kampala in the evening. Meal Plan; Breakfast and Lunch END OF SAFARI
What to do in Murchison Falls And When To Visit
There is a host of things to see and activities to enjoy in this park. There are game drives, bird-watching opportunities, and a boat ride along the river Nile. You can visit the Murchison falls, and Karuma falls and sees the splendor firsthand. Visitors can also enjoy camps and picnics in the park, go on guided nature walks in the Rabongo forest, or go on chimpanzee trekking expeditions. Remember the excellent weather at this park. Murchison Falls National Park gives any tourist on an Uganda safari the opportunity to enjoy Africa at its best.