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3 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari

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Our 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari is the most sought-after tour package and will take you to Uganda’s largest national park located in the Northwestern region. If you are looking forward to spotting several and many of the savannah animals in their habitats, this 3 days Murchison Falls National Park safari will give you that chance. It gives you an opportunity to spot the big 5 animals which are the African Buffaloes, Elephants, Lions, Leopards, and Rhinos.

Highlights for the 3 days Murchison Falls National Park

  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to spot Rhinos
  • Game drives
  • Hiking to the top of the falls
  • Boat cruise on the Victoria Nile

Brief 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park, Rhino tracking

Day 2: Early morning game drive, boat cruise and hike to the top of the falls

Day 3: Morning game drive, transfer back Kampala

Detailed Itinerary for the 3 days Murchison Falls National Park

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park, stop over at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

You are advised to wakeup very early in the morning and have your break first at around 7:00 am such that by the time the driver/ guide meets you at the hotel, he will brief you about this 3 days Murchison Falls National Park safari. After the briefing, you will set off for a 6hr drive to the great Murchison Falls National Park.

Before you get to park, you will branch off to the Popular Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to spot the huge Rhinos for approximately one hour.

You will then continue with your journey and will make another stopover at Masindi to have lunch. Immediately after lunch, you will again head for your journey to Murchison falls national park. By early evening hours, you will be checking in to your hotel or lodge, have dinner and then relax.

Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Early morning game drive, boat cruise on the Victoria Nile and hiking to the top of the falls

giraffes-in-lake-mburo-national-parkYou will wake up early and take your breakfast which will be served at the hotel. Immediately after break first, you will set off for a game drive along the Lake Albert Delta. During this morning game drive, you will have a clear view of the park’s great Savannah grasslands and a variety of wild animals in their habitats.

Among the animals you will see are; warthogs, hyenas, giraffes, lions, antelopes and different species of primates. After this game drive, you then head back to your hotel to have lunch and prepare for the boat cruise.

The boat cruise is likely to start at exactly 2:00pm. During the boat cruise, you will have a chance to spot about 200 species of birds which include the famous shoe bill stork, king fishers, Osprey, black headed lapwing, long  toed plover among  others. You will also see the Nile crocodiles, monitor lizards, hippos and elephants. The boat will slowly take you to the foot of the great Murchison Falls where you will hike to the top. The perfect scenic views of the falls will give you a great surprise and a memorable moment.

After all these, you will be picked up by the driver and taken back to the hotel. You will then freshen up, relax and get ready for dinner.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

Day 3: Second morning Game drive – Transfer back to your hotel

Just like the previous day, you will begin the third day of your 3 days Murchison Falls National Park safari with a quick breakfast. Our driver/guide will pick you up and head for another game drive in a different sector of the park where you will have a chance to spot a variety of wild animals.

After the game drive, you will head back to the hotel to check out. You will then start your journey and stop over at Masindi for lunch and then continue with your journey to Kampala/Entebbe.

What is included in the safari?

  • Bottled drinking water
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Park entry fees
  • Boat cruise fees
  • Transportation in a 4×4 vehicle

The 3 days Murchison Falls National Park excludes;

  • Any optional or extra activity that is not included in the itinerary
  • Flights and visa
  • Personal desires and expenses such as giving tips, buying crafts etc.
  • Laundry

Accommodation Options

Chobe Safari Lodge (luxury)

Chobe Safari Lodge is a 5 star accommodation option located it in the Northern region of the park. This lodge offers a very comfortable stay to the revelers. With its perfect and amazing views, Chobe safari lodge gives you an excellent relaxation after having a fixed day in the wilderness.

Twiga Safari Lodge (Mid-range)

This is a perfect option for travelers who would like to try a unique style of accommodation. Twiga Safari Lodge offers a comfortable accommodation in a tented camp combined with canvas and solid construction. Since the lodge is situated on the banks of the River Nile in Mubaakoo Paraa opposite Murchison Falls National Park, it offers a very beautiful view of the park.

Murchison River Lodge (Budget)

Murchison River Lodge is a budget accommodation in Murchison Falls National Park that offers a very affordable camping site to the budget travelers. This option has both a mid-range lodge and a camping site.