Our 4 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari takes you to Murchison Falls National Park, which is Uganda’s largest national park. The covers an area of approximately 3,840 square kilometers and is home to about 76 mammal species and over 451 bird species such as the Goliath heron, Great blue Turaco, the Shoebill, and the dwarf kingfisher among others. The park is especially popular because of the thunderous Murchison Falls which squeezes its way through an 8 meter wide gorge before plunging 43 meters downstream. This 4 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari gives you an opportunity to explore wildlife while on our Uganda safari game drive and the magnificent Murchison Falls while on a boat cruise along the River Nile.
Day 1: Arrival Entebbe International Airport
Upon your arrival at Entebbe Airport, you will be received by a Verdant Safaris representative/driver-guide who will brief you about your 4 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari and take you to your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe. You could visit the Uganda Wildlife Education Center depending on your arrival time. Overnight stay at your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe. Meal Plan: (Dinner).
Day 2: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park
After an early breakfast, our driver guide will pick you up from your hotel at 7:00 am and you will start your 6 hours journey to Murchison Falls National Park. You will have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking. A number of bird species can also be spotted at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
After tracking Rhinos, your next stopover will be Masindi where you will have lunch. After lunch, proceed to the park and drive towards the top of the falls. Here along the way you will see various animals such as warthogs, baboons among others. Being at the top of the falls is an amazing experience as you will watch the magnificent falls squeezing through the rocks in an 8 meter wide gorge. Take as many photos as you can. Later drive to the lodge and relax the whole evening, have dinner and an overnight stay.
Accommodation options; Heritage Lodge/Red Chilli(Budget), Pakuba Safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge(Mid-range), Paraa Safari Lodge/Chobe Safari Lodge(Luxury).
Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
Day 3: Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Boat Cruise to the Falls.
You will wake up early and have breakfast at 6:30am, after which your driver/guide will pick you up from the lodge to start your game drive at 7:00am. During the drive you will be in position to see very many animals such as lions, buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, antelopes, water bucks and birds among others. After the game drive at around 11:40 am, drive back to the lodge, relax/freshen up and have lunch as you prepare for the afternoon boat cruise.
On the boat you will be able to see various Nile crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes, elephants along the banks of the Nile as well as different beautiful birds some singing in the trees such as the bee eaters, the colored kingfishers, the shoe billed stork and many others. The boat ride will take you to the base/bottom of the Murchison Falls, when you reach here you will be able to see clearly the mighty waterfalls. You could opt to go for hiking to the top where you will meet your driver guide who will drive you back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Accommodation options: Heritage Lodge/Red Chilli(Budget), Pakuba Safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge(Mid-range), Paraa Safari Lodge/Chobe Safari Lodge(Luxury)
Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
Day 4: Return to Kampala – Departure.
Enjoy your early morning breakfast and proceed for another Game drive in the morning on your way back to Kampala. It will be a great time as you look out for various animal species though most of them will be seen in the grasslands feeding such as buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, lions, antelopes, not forgetting a number of bird species. Leave the park, have a stop in Masindi for lunch and continue with the journey reaching Kampala in the evening for your flight back home.
Meal Plan: (Breakfast, Lunch).
End of services on the 4 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari.
The 4 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari Includes:
- An English speaking full-time professional guide/driver
- All park entry fees
- Accommodation – Full board while on safari
- Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary trekking fees
- Transport (in a 4 x 4 land cruiser)
- Boat cruise fees
- Ferry crossings
- Touring and Photography
- Lunches en route
- Bottled drinking water
The 4 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari Excludes;
- Any optional or extra activity not involved in the itinerary
- International flights
- Other personal expenses like buying souvenirs such as; crafts, cigars, souvenirs, tips, laundry services, and drinks
This itinerary can be changed upon request to best suit your preferred tourist destinations and accommodation options. Prices will be provided upon request. Enquire Now.