3 DAY MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL… Kampala

Description

 

 

Tour Summary

This 3 Day safari will take you to Uganda’s situated in Northwestern Uganda on an area of 3,840 sq. km, gazetted in 1926 as a game reserve.

It is classified with Savannah grasslands and the Victoria Nile that flows through separating it into two (the northern and southern bank). Murchison Falls is home to over 451 bird species such as the Great blue Turaco, Goliath heron, the Shoebill, and the dwarf kingfisher among others, 76 mammal species, a number of Nile crocodiles and above all the magnificent Murchison Falls squeezing their way through a gorge that is 7m wide.  

 

 

Tour highlights


Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
Day 2: Morning game drive, boat cruise on the Nile and a hike to the top of the falls.
Day 3: Game drive /Return to Kampala

  

Detailed Itinerary

 

Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park

Our driver guide will pick you up from your hotel at 7:00 am and brief you about your 3 Days safari to Murchison falls. You will embark on your 6 hour journey to the Park with a stopover at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking; here you will find both black and white rhinos that are being reintroduced to the country after their extinction in the National parks.

After tracking, you will have another stop in Masindi for lunch and later proceed to the park for an evening game drive. Finally you will drive to the lodge for dinner and an overnight.

 

Day 2: Morning game drive and a boat cruise along the Nile

After breakfast you will go for the morning game drive at 6:30 am, this will be the best experience of your trip as you will be able to see several mammals as they graze such as the Giraffes, Warthogs, Waterbucks, Jackson hartebeest, Impalas  and the nocturnal mammals like the lions, leopards before they go into hiding.

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 giving you a spectacular view of the most powerful 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. Have dinner and an Overnight.

Day 3: Departure/Return to Kampala

Enjoy your breakfast; thereafter 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.

You will exit the park and have a stop in Masindi for lunch and later continue with the journey to Kampala.

End of the 3 days Murchison Trip.

 

 

 

Description

 

 

Tour Summary

This 3 Day safari will…

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Description

 

 

Tour Summary

This 3 Day safari will take you to Uganda’s situated in Northwestern Uganda on an area of 3,840 sq. km, gazetted in 1926 as a game reserve.

It is classified with Savannah grasslands and the Victoria Nile that flows through separating it into two (the northern and southern bank). Murchison Falls is home to over 451 bird species such as the Great blue Turaco, Goliath heron, the Shoebill, and the dwarf kingfisher among others, 76 mammal species, a number of Nile crocodiles and above all the magnificent Murchison Falls squeezing their way through a gorge that is 7m wide.  

 

 

Tour highlights


Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
Day 2: Morning game drive, boat cruise on the Nile and a hike to the top of the falls.
Day 3: Game drive /Return to Kampala

  

Detailed Itinerary

 

Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park

Our driver guide will pick you up from your hotel at 7:00 am and brief you about your 3 Days safari to Murchison falls. You will embark on your 6 hour journey to the Park with a stopover at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking; here you will find both black and white rhinos that are being reintroduced to the country after their extinction in the National parks.

After tracking, you will have another stop in Masindi for lunch and later proceed to the park for an evening game drive. Finally you will drive to the lodge for dinner and an overnight.

 

Day 2: Morning game drive and a boat cruise along the Nile

After breakfast you will go for the morning game drive at 6:30 am, this will be the best experience of your trip as you will be able to see several mammals as they graze such as the Giraffes, Warthogs, Waterbucks, Jackson hartebeest, Impalas  and the nocturnal mammals like the lions, leopards before they go into hiding.

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 giving you a spectacular view of the most powerful 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. Have dinner and an Overnight.

Day 3: Departure/Return to Kampala

Enjoy your breakfast; thereafter 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.

You will exit the park and have a stop in Masindi for lunch and later continue with the journey to Kampala.

End of the 3 days Murchison Trip.

 

 

 

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Days : 3 | Nights : 2


Inclusions


  • Local tax
  • Return Ferry Tickets
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Transportation
  • Restaurant Nearby
  • Guides / Assistance
  • Cruise
  • Admission to park(s)
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access

Exclusions


  •     Extra stay pre/post tour    
  •     Extra water bottle charges    
  •     Medicines required if any    
  •     Airfare & airport taxes    
  •     Visa charges    
  •     Insurance    
  •     Passport costs    
  •     All meals and drinks    
  •     Tips to coach drivers    
  •     Tips and Gratuities    
  •     Return Airport Transfer    
  •     Any optional tours    
  •     Any airport arrival/departure tax    
  •     Alcoholic beverages    

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