3 days Murchison falls safari takes you to a rich paradise in north-western Uganda in Murchison falls National Park, an authentic Uganda Safari with nature offerings that never fail to impress, a destination full of historic markers everywhere to help tell the story of the peace and beauty of this historic Savanna with grand old mansions, green parks with Pleistocene huge moss-draped trees, and cobbled nature trails in the savannah all fed by the magical white waters of Murchison falls cascading down a series of rocky outcrops, amagnificent spot as you hike top of the falls to see this whelm.
If you’re looking for the high speed Savannah life style of Uganda safaris with charm, beauty and Southern history you’ve got to visit Murchison falls National Park, Most of the visiting travellers to this great Savannah often come to sight at the four of the “Big Five”, Uganda’s largest population of Nile crocodiles, Rothschild’s giraffes, lions, leopards, African bush elephants, Jackson’s hartebeest, bushbucks, Warthogs among others. The rest come to complete their birding Safari in the Open varied habitats that feature over 451 bird species. In 1926, this Savannah came to existence as a game reserve to protect the unique savannah grasslands as pointed out by Winston Churchill in his famous writings like; 1907 African Travels to Uganda, By Ship Train-Boat-Bicycle-Auto-on Foot to and inside Uganda. He points out Murchison falls National Park as the “grand Kew Gardens together with the wildlife combined on an confined”. Other notable visitors to this savannah include; Theodore Roosevelt, several British royals, Ernest Hemingway among others.
In a Sea of Sameness that is common among tour operators in Uganda, African Adventure Travellers equips you with serene ideas of what the game offers. The 3 days Murchison falls tour binds us to a rich Uganda history dating back more than 50 years ago. Our Murchison falls national park travel guide softens your worry and keeps your joy to only one thing, to take you on a memorable Murchsion falls Uganda Safari, and we guide you on finding where to stay, Murchison falls Safari map, getting there, budget accommodation in Murchison falls national park, Murchison falls national park entrance fee, Murchison falls safari lodge, activities in Murchison falls national park and many more that will make you feel as though you’ve gone back in time when you are here.
|Budget lodging-Heritage lodge||2 – $570 pp||3 – $455 pp||4 – $390 pp||5 – $385 pp||6 – $373 pp||7 – $367 pp||8 – $345 pp||9 – $345 pp|
|Mid-range lodging-Murchison River Lodge / Pakuba lodge||2 – $775 pp||3 – $655 pp||4 – $590 pp||5 – $575 pp||6 – $560 pp||7 – $555 pp||8 – $550 pp||9 – $550 pp|
|Luxury lodging-Paraa safari lodge||2 – $890 pp||3 – $752 pp||4 – $730 pp||5 – $670 pp||6 – $660 pp||7 – $650 pp||8 – $625 pp||9 – $625 pp|
What to do and See Murchison falls National Park Activities; the Compelling Murchison Falls Conservation Area hugs the adventurous Murchison Falls Park, Karuma Falls Wildlife Reserves and the winning Bugungu falls, the welcoming plunging waters of the Nile basin setting through the squeezed meandering narrow gorge gives a magnificent picturesque. Be part of our ultimate Murchison tour Safari team to tour the cascading river banks inhabited by a school of lazy Hippos, the skinny water bucks, giant buffaloes, the basking Crocodiles. Well, this intriguing Murchison falls Park game drive arrests your mind to the amazing numerous Murchison falls wildlife comprised of numerous predators like Lions, Leopards, Hyenas etc, and the Shy Uganda Kobs, Oribis, Elephants, hartebeests, Chimpanzees etc. The Murchison Safari also gives you a chance to spot numerous bird species in the proximity.
Itinerary of the the 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park
Day 1: Pick up from Entebbe Airport/ Hotel/ Kampala City
Wake up early morning and have a heavy breakfast, then our driver/guide will pick you up and take you through the whole briefing of the trip. Then start off your journey at 6:00 am through the wonderful Kampala City squares and there is always something to admire on every corner. The early morning drive enables us not to encounter with the traffic jam and also to catch up with the park activity. Continue driving as you go through Luwero district known as luwero Triangle, remembered in the history of Uganda for the massacre brutal war that brought the present government to power. Continue and have a stopover at Ziwa sanctuary have an experience with the south white rhinos and also lunch at Kabalega dinner then continue to Murchison falls.
Remember to keep your vehicle windows closed if you don’t want to lose your lunch, Spot hundreds of baboons along the roads, and for bird lovers you might as well spot out some bird species all the way. Check in at one of the safari lodges in Uganda, prepare for ferry crossing to the north banks where you will see variety of animals at the river bank like the hippos, elephants, Antelopes, Buffaloes Nile crocodile which can be sighted drinking water and cooling their bodies, have an experience of 4 hours. Hike up to the top of the falls, get off the boat for a 45minute walk to the top of the rock hills, have best views of the falls. Later, retireback to the lodge for dinner and refreshment. Later, enjoy cultural encounter with the local people, learn about the culture.
Accommodation (option) Meal plan: dinner [Check in para safari lodge Murchison falls basing on your chosen paraa safari lodge room rates, or Chobe safari Lodge Murchison falls with chobe safari lodge room rates, or Red chill hide away safari lodge Murchison falls also with Red chill hide away safari lodge as well as the rest of Pakuba safari lodge Murchison falls, Murchison River lodge , Shoebill camp site, Nile safari lodge]
Day 2: Game Park Drive, Birding Murchison falls
Early morning, prepare for a heavy breakfast as you enjoy and the feel the early morning sun rise , prepare for a game drive encounter to see the main bird attraction, the shoebill which is best sighted at the park, See animals like hippos go back to the water, hyenas go back to their dens. Our experienced guide will have a good idea of where the lions are hiding and you might spot out the leopard too, the Giraffes, Zebras, warthogs and many more.
After your 4hour game drive, go back for lunch at the lodge and prepare for a foot walk to explore the trails through Kaniyo and Rabongo forest provide sightings of many primates and bird watching, chameleons, frogs, geckos for 2-4 hours.Accommodation (option) Meal plan: full board [Paara safari lodge, Chobe safari Lodge, Red chill hide away, Pakuba safari lodge,Murchison River lodge, Shoebill, camp site, Nile safari lodge
Day 3: Retire back to Kampala/ Hotel/ Airport
wake up early morning for a heavy breakfast and then prepare to drive back Kampala to your hotel or departure. our driver will drive you back to the place of your preference either to your hotel in Kampala or to the Uganda international Entebbe for your flight
Travel Guide before Visiting the Park
This is the most visited Park in Uganda, planning to fall in love with the rolling grasslands scattered with shrubs and isolated trees, then our travelers most often come with Lightweight clothing that can be layered, Sunscreen and face lotions, hat or sun visor, water proof(might be needed when hiking the falls), Cameras, Comfortable hiking/walking shoes, insect repellents, flashlights with spare batteries among others.
Depending on your Murchison Safari, travelers opt for Murchison Falls, River Nile, Nile-Lake Albert Delta, Buligi Game Tracks, Paraa, Karuma Falls, Kaniyo Pabidi Forest, Rabongo Forest, Budongo Forest.
Accommodation ranges from campsites, lodges, hotels and guesthouse. Some of these are built on top of the falls and have better facilities that are eco-friendly. Budget accommodation is also available for the budget travelers and the most suitable places include; Kaniyo Pabidi Camp, there is also luxury accommodation with excellent services like Masindi Hotel and Court view hotels and then Heritage Safari Lodge, Chobe Safari Lodge, Murchison Safari Lodge, GeoLodges Nile Safari Lodge, Paraa Safari Lodge, Rest Chilli Rest Camp, Sambiya River Lodge, GeoLodgesShoebill Camp Site, Yebo Safari Camp, UWA Campsite
Murchison falls National Park Safari never fails to Impress, visit the Park to enjoy Boat cruises/Launch Trips in Murchison Falls and be displayed to an album of Africa wildlife up stream Para direct to the memorable frontal view of the Falls, Hiking and Nature Walks in Murchison Falls, Game Drives in Murchison Falls, Birding in Murchison Falls, Cultural Encounters in Murchison Falls, Sport Fishing in Murchison Falls, Hot air balloons in Murchison Falls National Park
- Park fees (for non-residents)
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- All accommodation
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All taxes/VAT
- Roundtrip airport transfer
- Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking water (on all days)
- International flights (from/to home)
- Additional accommodation before and at end of the tour, if needed
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees