3 days Murchison falls and Ziwa Rhino tracking ( Murchison falls National Park)

3 days Murchison falls and Ziwa Rhino tracking with Uganda Big fives animals viewing in Murchison falls National Park which lies in Masindi and Amuru Districts. It’s spectacular and beautiful falls are definitely nature’s truest gifts to Uganda! and these falls have been for a long time the major attraction to this park for many and a large number of animals : Rhino’s at Zziwa Sanctuary, elephants, Jackson hartebeest , Buffalo to mention but a few.

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Price per person for different numbers of people .( For 2 people, each pays $880)

LUXURY LODGE
2 – $880 pp
3 – $742 pp
4 – $720 pp
5 – $660 pp
6 – $650 pp
7 – $640 pp
8 – $615 pp
9 – $615 pp
MID-RANGE
2 – $765 pp
3 – $645 pp
4 – $580 pp
5 – $565 pp
6 – $550 pp
7 – $545 pp
8 – $540 pp
9 – $540 pp
BUDGET LODGE
2 – $565 pp
3 – $450 pp
4 – $385 pp
5 – $380 pp
6 – $368 pp
7 – $360 pp
8 – $340 pp
9 – $340 pp

Highlights for 3 days Murchison falls Ziwa Rhino Tracking Safari

  • Exciting Boat cruise on the Nile to Murchison Falls
  • Unforgettable Game viewing in Murchison Falls National Park
  • Exceptional Rhino tracking in the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Travel in a customized 4WD safari Vehicle
  • Hiking on top of falls
  • 2 Nights Accommodation
  • Airport transfers

Detailed itinerary for 3 days Murchison falls Ziwa Rhino tracking

Day 1 : Drive to Murchison falls with stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Have breakfast and then later on, you will be picked up from your hotel to embark on a journey up Northwestern Uganda to the final destination Murchison Falls. Drive along the Kampala Masindi highway to Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary with a quick stop to visit one of the Big Five (the Rhino) that is not found in the national park. You will have lunch at the sanctuary and then continue to the park immediately. Through Masindi town and into the national park to Budongo Forest Reserve. You will then be prepared for an afternoon Chimpanzee tracking as organized by the Uganda Great Lakes.

Accommodation options

  • Luxury : Paraa Safari Lodge / Chobe Safari Lodge
  • Mid-Range : Budongo Eco Lodge
  • Budget : Heritage Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan : Lunch and Dinner

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

As briefed by the guide after dinner, you will be having an early morning game drive in this part of the national park which is the Southern Sector. You will definitely be exposed to quite a variety of animal species. Murchison Falls National Park has as many as 76 species of Mammals and over 400 bird species. You will at least see some of them during the game drive.

You will have lunch after the game drive and later in the afternoon, you will be treated to an enjoyable Boat Cruise. The launch cruise is best done in the afternoon because most of the animals are drawn to the river bank to drink some water. This boat cruise will be concluded with a hike to the top of the falls where you can get to see the magnificent falls up close, take pictures or even videos. You will then meet your driver who will drive you back to your safari lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options

  • Luxury : Paraa Safari Lodge / Chobe Safari Lodge
  • Mid-Range :Murchison River Lodge
  • Budget : Heritage Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan : Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 : Uganda Big fives viewing, Karuma Falls and Back to Kampala

You will wake up early around 6:00 am. Organize your stuff, check out of your safari lodge and have breakfast. later on your driver will then pick you up from your safari lodge for ferry crossing to the southern side of the park to exit the park for Kampala / Entebbe.

What to bring for Murchison falls Ziwa Rhino tracking

  • 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 repellent to keep those persistent insects away

3 days Murchison falls Ziwa Rhino and Uganda Big fives animals Includes

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

3 days Murchison falls Ziwa Rhino and Uganda Big fives animals exclude

  • 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