3 days Murchison Falls Tour
This three days and 2 nights safari to the most powerful Waterfalls in the world features the Big Five animals (elephants, buffalo, rhino, lion and leopard). We shall have a Nile cruise to the bottom of the world’s most powerful falls featuring the Nile waters views, hippos, Nile crocodiles and memorable history of the falls on the cruise.
Detailed Tour Itinerary
Day 1:Transfer to Murchison Falls via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Our guide will pick you up as early as 6:00 am and drive you to Murchison Falls located in the north bordering districts of Nwoya, Gulu and Masindi. The road trip lasts about 6 to 7 hrs with an en-route stop over at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. The only place you will get a chance to see the white rhinos. After rhino tracking, you will proceed to the park with a stopover in Masindi town for lunch and refreshments. Continue your journey to the park by driving directly to the top of Murchison Falls. Feel the power of rumbling falls hitting rocks and enjoy the spectacular views of the park as you take pictures and relax after a long journey. Proceed to the lodge/ camp for dinner and your overnight stay.
Main Destination:Murchison Falls National Park
Accommodation:Murchision River Lodge (Budget lodge bordering Murchison Falls NP without fences)
Meal plan:All meals included
3 days Murchison Falls Tour
Day 2:Game Drive And Nile Cruise
Rise up early and transfer to the northern sector of the park for a 3-hour game drive experience. An early rise can reward us with luck to see large herds of giraffes, buffaloes, elephants, various antelope species, warthogs, hippos, bushbucks plus a variety of bird species among others. On a lucky day, spot lions and leopards. Have lunch and relaxation at the delta before being driven to the Nile for a 2-hour boat cruise. You will encounter a variety of water, land animals and birds including hippos, Nile crocodiles, elephants, and buffaloes as they rest on the banks. Notable birds like African fish eagles, commorants, geese,pelicans, egrets to mention but a few. Once you reach close to the bottom of the falls, tourists that paid for hiking will board off and begin their climbing trip to the top of the falls as the others make a return trip to the shores. Hiking lasts about 40 to 50 minutes and you’ll meet the guide at the top. Dinner and your overnight stay are at the lodge/camp.
Main Destination:Murchison Falls National Par
Accommodation:Murchision River Lodge (Mid-range lodge bordering Murchison Falls NP without fences)
Meal plan :All meals included
Day 3:Transfer Back to Entebbe
Wake-up to breakfast, check out of the lodge and prepare for transfer back to Kampala/ Entebbe where we’ll end our trip.
Main Destination:Entebbe (City)
Accommodation:No accommodation (End of tour)
Meal plan :Breakfast and Lunch
End of tour
Park fees(For non-residents)
All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
A professional driver/guide
All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
Roundtrip airport transfer
Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
International flights(From/to home)
Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
Some meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)