3 Days Murchison Falls Safari – Big Five Experience

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari - Big Five Experience

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Murchison Falls National Safari – Big Five Experience

3 days Murchison Falls safari Uganda takes you to Uganda’s largest National Park, that is the Murchison falls National Park found in Northern region of the Country. The Park offers you an opportunity to Experience the African Big Five and explore more wildlife species plus other activities like Hiking top of the falls, Game drive and Boat cruises on the Nile delta.

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Safari Itinerary

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.

DAY 03 : End of Safari and back to Kampala

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Safari Summary:

  • Rhino tracking-Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route to Murchison Falls National Park
  • Hiking Top of the falls-Murchison Falls
  • Boat Cruise along the Nile Delta – to Bottom of the falls
  • Game Drive within Murchison Falls Park
  • The BIG 5 Savanna Game
  • Scenic road trip back to Kampala

3 Days Murchison falls safari Overview

This 3 days Murchison Falls Safari offers high chances for a 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, Elephant, Cape Buffalo, Leopards, and Rhinoceros.

Tracking down the African BIG FIVE is always top on the list for every safari tour taken in to Murchison falls Park. From the King of the Jungle, the Lion and the cunning Leopard to the largest land mammal the Elephants, the rare white Rhinos and the aggressive Buffaloes. Have your checklist ready, we will take you on the most sought after Safari in Africa. Your hunting gear is your camera.

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Safari Cost Includes Our Safari cost exclude:
»Airport Transfer
»Full-time English speaking professional driver/guide
»All tour activities as detailed in the itinerary
»Bottled water while on safari
»Transport 4×4 safari Van
»Meals as specified in Itinerary
»For short trips, accommodation on arrival and departure are not included, but can be arranged on request.
»Flights
»Laundry services
»Beverages/ drinks
»Vaccinations
» Medical Insurance
»Visas (Uganda @ $50, East Africa @ $100 )
»Rhino Tracking fees @ $50

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What to Expect of 3 days Murchison falls safari Uganda.

3 days Murchison Falls Safari begins and ends in quiet lovely town of Entebbe, the President’s home. We will set out passing through the capital Kampala for an African city Experience and head towards the north-west of the capital passing through the famous 80’s war town, Luwero Triangle and stop over at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track the first member of the Africa big five family, the White Rhino for about 1.5 hours or less on foot. You’ll make it in time for lunch in Masindi, a town close to the entrance of Murchison Falls National Park where we’ll spend the night.

The Morning of the second day of the 3 days Murchison Falls Safari is our big Africa Safari day to catch the other 4 of the Africa big five game family. We head for an early morning game drive on the northern bank of the River Nile. Animals you may see include; Elephants, Lions, Cape buffalo, Rothchild’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, Waterbuck and Uganda Kobs among others. This is also the zone of many birds, with species like Goliath Heron, Egyptian Geese, Pelicans, Bee-eaters, Kingfishers, Horn-bill, Cormorant and the rare Shoe-bill stork. We will head back to the lodge after exhausting our camera memories, draining our calories and using up all the day’s light – what an adventure – for a farewell dinner and the next morning head back to the capital to prepare your next trip back home.