Murchison Falls National Park – 3 days safari in Uganda

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Safari Overview

The safari starts and ends in Kampala Uganda. Murchison falls national park is one of the largest national parks in Uganda and is located in north western Uganda covering a surface area of 748 kilometers and measuring 3840 square meters. This park owns the biggest population of Nile crocodiles and many other animal species including; 76 species of mammals, 450 bird species including the shoebill stork, dwarf king fisher, great blue turaco the white thighed hornbill, and the Goliath heron. You will get to enjoy both game drives and the boat cruises along the Nile River.

Tour highlights

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls national park

Day 2: Morning game drive and a boat cruise on the Nile

Day 3: Departure back to Kampala

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls national park

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel in the morning and after proceed to Murchison falls National Park, you will drive through Luwero triangle and have a stopover at Zziwa Rhino sanctuary where entrance fees go to $40 per person. This Rhino sanctuary was started to protect the Rhino populations of both the breed black and White Rhinos found in Uganda. Another stop will be in masindi in order to enjoy your lunch at Kabalega Resort and later continue to the park and proceed to the top of the falls which will give you fantastic views of the park.

You will view the Nile as it passes through a narrow gap before pounding high in the air, alter on, and continue to the park to check in to your accommodation to relax for the Evening. Murchison falls has variety of wildlife species including; the lions, leopards, civet, hyenas, elephants, buffalos, crocodiles, hippos and many bird species.

Accommodation options; Luxury: Paara Safari Lodge, Mid-range: Murchison River Lodge, Budget:  Red Chilli

Day 2: Morning game drive and a boat cruise along the Nile

Have breakfast early enough and after proceed to the park to engage in a morning game drive where you will be able to view many animals including the giraffes, lions, elephants, buffalos, birds etc. after the game drive, proceed to the lodge and enjoy your lunch as you prepare to have a boat cruise on the Nile River. This boat safari is said to be the highlight of the safari in Murchison falls since it allows you to get up close to the animal species within the water. This river is said to harbor over 4000 hippos with many Nile crocodiles as well as birds including; the colored kingfishers, carmine bee eaters, shoe billed stork etc. later return to the lodge for a relaxation in the evening.

Accommodation options; Luxury: Paara Safari Lodge, Mid-range: Murchison River Lodge, Budget:  Red Chilli

Day 3: Departure back to Kampala

Have breakfast, and after enjoy another morning game drive as you prepare to depart back to Kampala. You will enjoy many animal species including; the lions, giraffes, buffalos, birds etc. have a stopover at masindi for your lunch and after proceed to Kampala arriving in the evening.

END OF SAFARI

For more information and booking, send us an inquiry at info@gulutours.com or call us on +256-701367970.

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