3 days Murchison Falls National Park & wildlife Safari

Come and discover the beauty of Murchison wildlife in Uganda for 3 days Murchison Falls national parkWildlife safari. Murchison falls national park lies in Masindi and Amuru Districts, Northwest Uganda. The park has spectacular beautiful falls and definitely nature’s greatest gifts to Uganda! These falls have been for a long time the major attraction to this park for many years. Murchison falls National Park has 75 different species of mammals and 420 of birds. No doubt making it the NUMBER ONE Stop national park in Uganda. It has a variety of activities to exhaust one’s adventurous spirit.

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Price per person for different numbers of people . ( For 2 people , each pays $575 )

2 – $575 pp
3 – $460 pp
4 – $395 pp
5 – $390 pp
6 – $378 pp
7 – $370 pp
8 – $350 pp
9 – $350 pp

HIGHLIGHTS FOR MURCHISON FALLS & WILDLIFE SAFARI UGANDA

  • Exciting launch trip downstream to the Nile-lake Albert Delta
  • Bird watching during launch cruise and game drives
  • Hiking and nature walks trails
  • Unforgettable Game drive in Murchison Falls National Park
  • Travel in a customized 4WD safari Vehicle
  • Memorable Cultural encounter
  • 2 nights Accommodation
  • All Meals during the entire Safari
  • Airport transfers

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1 : Game Drive with Nature Walk and Ferry Crossing

Pick up from your hotel by your Driver/Guide at 6:30am and start the journey by 6:45am. Drive direct to Masindi Town where you will have your lunch and then proceed to the National park in time for a Nature walk within the Rabongo Forest Reserve. After the walk, you will drive towards the northern part to cross the Victoria Nile river, which passes right through the National park. Murchison Falls National Park is the only national park in Uganda that needs the ferry to cross from one side to the other because The Victoria Nile divides northern and southern side. Meal plan: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Accommodation options

  • Luxury : Chobe Safari Lodge / Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Up Market : Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Mid – Range : Pakuba game lodge / Murchison River Lodge
  • Budget : Heritage Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan : Lunch and Dinner

Day 2 : Launch Cruise with Top of the Falls Hike and Game Drive

With your guide, you will have an early morning Launch Cruise trip where you will see humongous hippos, Nile crocodiles as well as different bird species, some of the 76 species of mammals found in this National Park. The Launch trip usually take up to 1 to 2 hours. It is concluded with a hike to the Top of the falls. After the launch cruise/trip, you will drive back to the safari lodge, have lunch and a relaxed afternoon. Later you will head out for an evening game drive as most animals are out especially the cats. You will most definitely see the Giraffes, the Elephants, among others. Back from the game drive, there will be so much to catch up on as the drive always gives a different experience every single time.

Accommodation options

  • Luxury : Chobe Safari Lodge / Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Up Market : Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Mid – Range : Pakuba game lodge / Murchison River Lodge
  • Budget : Heritage Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan : Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 : Game Drive , Karuma Falls and Back to Kampala

Wake up and have an early morning breakfast and check out of the safari lodge. You will then embark on a journey back to Kampala driving through park to the Wankwar Gate and if you lucky, you might get to see more wildlife as you exit the national park. You will also get a chance to see Karuma Falls, where you will have a few minutes stop to marvel at the beauty of the falls and get a few facts about them from the tour guide. Continue to Kampala with a lunch stop and then be dropped off at your hotel or airport.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

What to bring for Murchison wildlife Safari

  • Rain jacket is essential as it could unpredictably rain
  • Light clothes as the sun does shine pretty bright in this part
  • Torch is essential for safety purposes
  • Sunglasses to protect direct sun rays
  • A Zoom lens Camera for photographs
  • A good insect repellant to keep those persistent insects away
  • Hiking boots or runners for the hike

Other activities that can be done in Murchison falls National Park

  • Sport Fishing on the Nile Banks

Package for Murchison wildlife tour includes :

  • Airport transfers pick up and drop off to your destination
  • Meals per itinerary
  • Pure Bottled drinking water
  • Private Safari Vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking guide
  • Accommodation in self - contained rooms / cottages for 2 night
  • Park access fees
  • All activities indicated in the itinerary

Package for Murchison wildlife tour excludes :

  • Airfares
  • Uganda Visas
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Tips to local guide
  • Telephone fees
  • Porter fees when tracking
  • Personal insurance and shopping
  • Any other item not mentioned above

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