3 Days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda

3 Days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda

Safari Overview: 3 Days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda

This 3 Days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda is a Uganda safari in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest and oldest safari park. An affordable and activity filled is this 3 days Murchison Falls wildlife safari including Rhino tracking, wildlife tours and chimpanzee trekking.

Zwia Rhino Tracking Visit

Zwia Rhino Tracking Visit

Activities in Murchison Falls National Park include a game drive, boat cruise and hike to the top of the falls. Rhino tracking will be at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary before reaching Murchison Falls Park and then chimpanzee trekking in the adjacent Budongo Forest on the last day on return from the Murchison Falls safari

Murchison Falls National Park safaris are the most popular short safaris in Uganda on wildlife tours and boat cruise to the worlds’ most powerful waterfalls-Murchison Falls. Murchison Falls National Park is host to about 76 mammal species including Elephants, Buffaloes, Lions and Leopards.

Contents of 3 Days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda

Safari by day Highlight: 3 Days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking then continue to Murchison Falls National Park. 

Day 2: Morning game drive, lunch, afternoon boat cruise and hike to the top of the Murchison Falls.

Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking at Budongo Forest then drive back to Kampala.

Safari by day Itinerary: 3 Days Murchison Falls tour in Uganda

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking then continue to Murchison Falls National Park.

From Kampala at your place of residence or lodge, your tour guide will pick you up for a drive north wards to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. You reach the sanctuary after about 2-3 hours drive reaching in time for Rhino tracking that takes about 2 hours.

After Rhino tracking, you then have lunch en route to Murchison Falls Park. Arriving in the evening, you have a short game drive en route to your lodge arriving in time for check in, relaxation and dinner. You spend a night at a preferred accommodation in Murchison Falls Park. 

Drive time: 4-5 hours
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation options: Luxury: Chobe Safari Lodge/Paraa safari Lodge, Midrange: Pakuba safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge, Budget: Heritage safari Lodge/Red Chili Rest Camp

Day 2: Morning game drive, lunch, afternoon boat cruise and hike to the top of the Murchison Falls.

In the morning after breakfast, you guide will be ready to take you to the jungle in search of wildlife and bird species. The game drive exposes you to sightings of wildlife species like Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Giraffes, Kobs, Buffaloes, baboons and many more.

After the game drive in Murchison Falls National Park, you then return to your lodge for lunch and refresh. Transfer for the boat cruise/launch trip to the bottom of the mighty Murchison Falls with spectacular views and view of several aquatic species on the river banks.

From the bottom of the falls, you then start the hike to the top of the falls. The hike lasts about 1 hour with scenic views and great photography experiences. At the top, you meet your driver guide for transfer back to your lodge where you spend the night. 

Drive time: 4-5 hours
Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation options: Luxury: Chobe Safari Lodge/Paraa safari Lodge, Midrange: Pakuba safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge, Budget: Heritage safari Lodge/Red Chili Rest Camp

Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking at Budongo Forest then drive back to Kampala

On the last day of your trip be ready to wake up early, have breakfast and transfer to the adjacent Budongo forest. Chimpanzee trekking lasts about 4 hours in the search for man’s closest relatives. After the wildlife, primate and adventure experience you then embark on the drive back to Kampala.

The drive lasts about 5 hours with a lunch break of 1 hour most likely at Masindi. Arriving in the evening, you then reach Kampala marking the end of your 3 days trip in Murchison Falls National Park.

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

End of 3 Days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda

Safari inclusions

  • Park entrance fees and taxes
  • Accommodation & meals as indicated
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  •  A professional English speaking knowledgeable driver guide
  • Bottled drinking water on board

Safari Exclusions

  • International flights & Visas
  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Any changes to the itinerary 
  • Laundry

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