3 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari
For any express safari the best place to go for 3 days is Murchison Falls National park, this Uganda’s largest national park protects a chunk open land scape to view the animals on the Savannah, The Northern sector is the best place to game the Giraffe, Buffalo, Elephant hartebeest, oribi, warthog, the many Uganda kobs, the south there is are wonders of primates that are Chimpanzee, in 2015 track routes for game were open this includes; Honeymoon track, the trip can be concluded with visiting the top of the roaring Murchison Falls, where the world’s longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Rift valley escarpment to Plunge into a frothing pool 50m below, opportunity to hike from the bottom to the top or from the top to the bottom and return the same route.
Day 1: Kampala City – Murchison falls National Park
A pleasantly planned safari begins at 07:30am with your guide driving on northward route towards Northern Uganda; this pleasant safari will include your lunch stop in Masindi town before proceeding to the Murchison falls. Upon arrival at the park, you will begin to encounter with variety of birds, monkeys, and baboons in the cool around Budongo forest as you are guided along. An opportunity to enjoy the mighty falls views at the top before crossing the river Nile with the ferry if your hotel/lodge is on the northern sector of the river overnight.
Optional Activities en-route: This journey can be broken along the way with branching to track the Rhinos at the Rhinos sanctuary which is found in Nakasongola, The Journey to this point is 3hours, thereby giving you the opportunity to have a fruit lunch salad with coffee / tea at the canteen after tracking the rhinos. This is at an Extra cost per person if required.
There could be time to visit the Alur cultural village, this just before the gate to the park know one of the vast Ugandan tribes calture
Day 2: Today’s Activities that will include; the Big game drive and boat Ride in Murchison Falls National Park.
An early morning game drive at 07:00am enables you to see some of the large mammals that include; lion, leopard, elephant, hippopotamus, Rothschild’s giraffe, Cape buffalo, hartebeest, oribi, warthog, and Uganda kob. And if you are lucky this morning you will spot the famous shoe bill that always loiters around the Nile delta.
In the afternoon at 13:45pm, you will enjoy the Boat/Launch at sun downer to the bottom of the falls, a three hours launch trip enable you to see some animals that come to the banks of the River Nile to drink water, some come to sun bathe as the Nile provides a corridor year-round water for these animals as well as a plethora of water birds (including the rare shoebill stork) and Uganda’s largest population of Nile crocodile. And animals like: – crocodiles, hippos and elephants will be seen here before you return to your hotel for overnight.
Day 3: Murchison falls National Park – Kampala
At 07:30am after breakfast, you will leave Murchison falls national park heading back to Kampala via Masindi lunch enroute Kampala or Entebbe to catch your flight back home.
Extensions in Murchison Falls National Park; Chimpanzee Tracking, watch other primates or Go Bird watching in Budongo forest Trails. You may wish to extend your stay in the park by going for any of the activity, this can be done in the morning especially for the chimpanzees as they leave their beds or in the afternoon when they resting and about to prepare for their beds. This is done at extra cost per person, inquire with us for this extension program
Note: If you have time concern for traveling from Entebbe to Murchison falls National park, there is always available domestic flight to catch up if require. Inquire for the cost of the ticket for this flight. The flights are available both in the morning and afternoon
End of the safari in Murchison falls National park
Pick up/ drop at Entebbe International airport / Hotel, – Accommodation (as indicated in the itinerary), Meals (as indicated in the itinerary), Bottled mineral water, Transport in 4×4 safari vehicle, Game drive in Murchison falls, A boat Ride to top of the falls, English speaking guide/ driver, All park Entrance
Any Optional activity, – Drinks (sodas, beer, wine, spirits & any other), – Uganda Visa, – Medical and travel insurance, – Any other concept not indicated as included.