3 days Murchison falls safari Uganda

Tailor made ; 3 days Murchison falls and Zziwa Rhino sanctuary safari takes you to the north - western part of Uganda to the largest and oldest conservation area in the region the home of the white rhinos Zziwa rhino sanctuary . The park is probably while known for its magnificent falls which are believed to be the world 's most powerful falls . At this place you will see the battle between water and rock as water fights to squeeze through a narrow gorge of about 8 m . A trip to these falls , will be consequently the biggest highlight of this trip . The park is also home to almost 76 mammal species and around 476 bird species .

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Murchison falls

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 safari

  • Exciting Boat cruise on the Victoria Nile to Murchison Falls
  • Bird watching during launch cruise and game drives
  • Hiking and nature walks trails
  • Unforgettable Game viewing in Murchison Falls National Park
  • Exceptional Rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Travel in a customized 4WD safari Vehicle
  • 2 nights Accommodation
  • All Meals during the entire Safari
  • Airport transfers

Detailed itinerary

Day 1 : Kampala to Murchison falls and Rhino tracking

Have your breakfast early in the morning while getting ready for the exciting trip ! Start our journey at 7 am, therefore feel free to ask the driver / tour guide anything that you need clarified after briefing . Travel will be via Kampala - Masindi route for about 5 - 7 hours . Branch off in Nakasongola to Zziwa rhino sanctuary where you will track the most endangered animal species , the white rhinos . You will have a picnic lunch . Continue to the park through the southern gate , you may be welcomed by a family of baboons . Check into your safari lodge where you will be staying for two nights . Relax as you await your evening game drive . Meal plan : lunch and dinner .

Day 2 : Morning game drive , launch cruise and hike to the top

Wake up early for breakfast , embark on your early morning game drive through the park where you may see all the animal varieties in the park . In the afternoon after lunch , you will go for a boat cruise along the Nile River and see the aquatic wild like the hippos , Nile crocodile and birds . At the bottom of the falls , you will get off the boat , take pictures and begin the hike to the top of the falls . Here you will find your driver to congratulate you from the hike with a bottle of water and give you some time to enjoy the beautiful falls before taking you to your safari lodge for dinner and overnight stay . Meal plan : breakfast , lunch and dinner .

Day 3 : Travel back to Kampala with a stopover at Karuma falls

Breakfast in the morning , pack your stuff and check out of the lodge . Make sure you have your packed lunch with you . Drive through the northern gate and if lucky , you will spot animals along your way out . This is more like a bonus game drive ! Head for Karuma falls for your stop where you will see series of rock which cause water ripples and gives it a while foamy appearance to form the Karuma falls . Continue with your journey to Kampala and lunch will be on the way . Meal plan : breakfast and lunch . Travel time : almost 5 to 6 hr

What to bring for Murchison falls National Park

  • 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

Package for Murchison falls safari 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 falls safari excludes :

The expenses of personal nature like :

  • Airfare
  • Ugandan Visa
  • Luxury drinks
  • Laundry
  • Gratitude to the local porter
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal shopping bills and cigarettes
  • Any other item not mentioned above