3 DAYS MURCHISON FALLS SAFARI OVERVIEW
On this 3 days Murchison Falls Safari you’ll most likely catch glimpse on the Africa Big Five. The Africa big five are among the most dangerous, yet most popular species for big-game hunters and the safari tourist – these include the African Lion, African Elephant, Cape Buffalo, African Leopard, and Rhinoceros
DAY 01 :TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, we begin our panoramic drive northwards early morning through the famous Luwero Triangle, and on our way visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Big 5 Uganda, big Five, Safari, 3 days murchison falls safari
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is a collaborative effort between the Rhino Fund Uganda, a Ugandan NGO committed to the restoration of Uganda’s rhinoceros.
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Big 5 Uganda, big Five, Safari, 3 days murchison falls safari The sanctuary houses Uganda’s Rhino reintroduction project. There are about 20 white rhinos and tracking is done on foot and takes about 1 and half hours. We then drive to Masindi Town for lunch. Thereafter, we drive to Murchison Falls National Park where if time allows, we also visit the top of the falls before retreating to our accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Drive time: ±7 hours
Budget accommodation: Red Chilli Camp.
Mid Range accommodation: Fort Murchison, Heritage Safari Lodge
Luxury accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge, Kabalega Wilderness Lodge, Nile safari Lodge or Fort Murchison Lodge.
DAY 02 : IN MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Today we head for an early morning game drive on the northern bank of the River Nile. This is a beautiful drive across Borassus Palm Forest and grassland savanna down to Lake Albert where the Albert Nile heads north to the Sudan.
Animals you may see include; Elephants, Lions, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s Giraffe, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, Spotted Hyena and if you are lucky, the Leopard. After lunch, go for a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, an experience not to be missed!! Here you will see the River Nile said to be the Longest river in the world crush through a narrow gorge and forming the magnificent Murchison Falls. While on the cruise you may see Hippos, Crocodiles, Elephants, Waterbucks and Uganda Kobs among others. This is also the zone of many birds, with species like Goliath Heron, Egyptian Geese, Pelicans, Bee-eaters, Kingfishers, Hornbill, Cormorant and the rare Shoebill stork.
Murchison Falls Big 5 Safari, Uganda lions, 3 days murchison falls safari We then return to our accommodation for dinner and overnight.