3 Days Adventure Safari to Murchison Falls NP

3 Days Adventure Safari to Murchison Falls NP

3 Days Adventure Safari to Murchison Falls NP

Murchison Falls National Park lies at the northern end of the Albertine Rift Valley, where the sweeping Bunyoro escarpment tumbles into vast, palm-dotted savannah.

It is crossed by the Nile – the longest river as it flows north-wards to the Mediterranean.

First gazetted as a game reserve in 1926, it is Uganda’s largest and oldest conservation area, hosting 76 species of mammals and 451 birds.

Day 1

Drive to Murchison Falls via Zziwa Rhinos

Day 2

Game Drive & Boat Safari to Bottom of Falls

Day 3

Drive to Entebbe & Departure

Day 1
Drive to Murchison Falls via Zziwa Rhinos

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

• You'll be collected from the airport.

• Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

After breakfast at 7.00am, you depart Kampala headed to Murchison Falls National Park via Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary where rhinos that got wiped out in the Ugandan wild are being bred before re-introduction back in the national parks. When you arrive at the Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a guide and armed rangers will take you on either a walking/by vehicle safari to look for the rhinos. Once you have spotted the rhinos, you will stay in their presence for a while before enjoying a bush picnic lunch in the sanctuary’s grounds. After lunch, you will return to your vehicle to complete your transfer to Murchison Falls National Park). On arrival, you will check-in at Fort Murchison Lodge for overnight stay.

Main Destination:

Murchison Falls National Park

Best Time to Visit December to February (Easier to spot animals)

High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)

Best WeatherJune and July (Less rain and lower temperatures)

Wildlife in Murchison Falls NP

ChimpanzeeOccasional

ElephantCommon

GiraffeCommon

BuffaloCommon

HippoAbundant

LionOccasional

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Accommodation:

Fort Murchison (Room)

• Mid-range lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP

Meals & Drinks:

• Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2
Game Drive & Boat Safari to Bottom of Falls

Up at 6.00am, you will head out for a game drive for a chance to view the glorious day-break from across the open savannah, birds and dotted woodland as well as reverine vegetation along the Nile. You will also be able to see game ranging from lions, buffalo, elephant, giraffes, antelope and a lot more. At between 10-11am, you will return to the lodge for breakffast, relaxation and lunch. After your lunch at 2.00pm, you will head out for the boat launch to the bottom of the powerful Murchison Falls. This 3-hour boat cruise climaxes at the edge of the rift valley escarpment at which point you will get off the boat and trek to the top of the falls (wear sports shoes while on the boat for ease of trekking to the top). Having worked up a sweat, once at the top, get bathed in the misty spray that the Nile creates as it forces itself into the 7-metre cleft to create the famous Murchison Falls. Your guide will transfer you back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Main Destination:

Murchison Falls National Park

Accommodation:

Fort Murchison (Room)

• Mid-range lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP

Meals & Drinks:

• All meals included

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3
Drive to Entebbe & Departure

Today, wake up at leisure and enjoy your breakfast. After breakfast, relax in and around the beautiful lodge ahead of your check-out at 10.00am. After check-out, you will commence your transfer back to Kampala with a lunch stop in Masindi. You should arrive back in Kampala in the early evening and continue to Entebbe International Airport. You are dropped off at the airport in time for you to check-in for your departure home.

Main Destination:

Entebbe

Accommodation:

No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks:

• Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)

• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

• Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.

• You'll be dropped off at the airport.

Important to Know

• This tour is not available to solo travelers.

• Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.

• This tour accepts children who are 12 years and older.

Included

  • • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • • A professional driver/guide
  • • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • • All Taxes/VAT
  • • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • • Drinking water(On all days)

Excluded

  • • International flights(From/to home)
  • • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

Day 1:

Accommodation:

Fort Murchison (Room)

  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Accommodation:

Fort Murchison (Room)

  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3:

Accommodation:

No accommodation (End of tour)

Meals & Drinks:

  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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