3 days Murchison falls National Park Safari is one of the most thought-for 3 days Safari to Uganda, through the alluring iconic Murchison falls also known as Kabalega Falls feeding Uganda’s largest National Park Murchison Falls National Park north-western Uganda, spreading inland from the shores of Lake Albert, around the Victoria Nile, up to the Karuma Falls presents a memorable Uganda Safari.
Murchison Falls National Park is a haven of futuristic Insights, one of the most thrilling Uganda Safari destinations most visited in the Pearl of Africa. Everything gets you in a majestic awe as you drive to the north-western Uganda side. The whole 4 – 5 Hours road drive from Kampala to Masindi towns gives an authentic experience, Most of the locals sit and reside near by the road sides, the hilly slopes attract farming especially the coffee and tea plantations.
Murchison Falls National Park is not just the most visited Uganda Safari destination, but it’s also Uganda’s largest Savannah occupying over 3,93 square kilometres all accessible by transecting Game trails in the savannah. The savannah is home to hundreds of Wildlife animals and is known to habituate 4 of the Big five Africa. (Leopard, Lion, Buffalo, African Elephants). The Victora Nile waters bisects the Savannah offering drinking points to the game both in the Northern section and the Southern section created by this water flow.
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.
After tracking have another stop in Masindi where you will have lunch, after lunch proceed to the park, after making payments for park entry drive towards the top of the falls, here along the way you will see various animals such as warthogs, baboons among others. Being at the top of the falls is an amazing experience as you will watch the magnificent falls squeezing through the rocks in an 8m gorge. Take as many photos as you can. Later, Depending on our time, drive to the northern Banks that Spills with hundreds of Shy ones, the Warthogs, the most eaten Kobs, the cool ones elephants, Giraffes and buffaloes among others. Proceed to the lodge, have dinner and an overnight.
Accommodation options; Heritage Lodge/Red Chilli(Budget), Pakuba Safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge(Mid-range), Paraa Safari Lodge/Chobe Safari Lodge(Luxury)
Meal Plan; Lunch and Dinner
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 position to see very many animals such as lions, buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, antelopes, water bucks 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, 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 the Murchison Falls, when you reach here you will be able to see clearly the mighty waterfalls. You could opt to go for hiking to the top where you will meet your driver guide who will drive you back to the lodge.
Have dinner and an Overnight: Accommodation options; Heritage Lodge/Red Chilli(Budget), Pakuba Safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge(Mid-range), Paraa Safari Lodge/Chobe Safari Lodge(Luxury)
Meal Plan; Full Board- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 3: Morning Game Drive & 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, 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