This 3 Day safari will take you to Uganda’s largest parks known as Murchison Falls National Park, 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 big number of Nile crocodiles and above all the magnificent and thunderous Murchison Falls squeezing their way through a gorge that is 8m wide. All said, you will have an opportunity to enjoy both our Uganda safari game drives and the boat cruises along the Nile River.Description
Day 1: Kampala-Murchison Falls National Park
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel early in the morning before hitting the road for the most beautiful protected area in Uganda: Murchison Falls National Park. This park is located about 300 kilometres north of Kampala, passing through the famous Luwero triangle and have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary and then have lunch at Kabalega dinners. We later proceed on entering the park through Kichombanyobo gate and visit the magnificent falls where you will enjoy and marvel at the mighty Nile, being forced into a seven meter crevice to thunder 45 meters below in a series of cascades that can be viewed at different points. Dinner and overnight at Fort Murchision or Murchision River Lodge, Paraa Safari Lodge.
Day 2: Game drive – Boat cruise
After an early morning breakfast, we drive down to the ferry and cross the Nile to the northern sector of the park and start our game drive towards the Delta area, in search for wildlife that includes; the Rothschild Giraffe, elephant, Jackson’s Hartbeast, Lions, Warthogs, Kobs, Jackals, Oribis, Waterbucks, Patus monkeys and Leopards among others. Here also a variety of Savannah woodland birds can be seen. We go back to the lodge, relax around, have lunch and later in the afternoon, at 02:00pm go for the boat cruise on the Nile, for game viewing at close quarters as they come to cool off on the shores of the mighty Nile. Here you get a chance of seeing many schools of Hippos, Crocodiles, Buffaloes, Elephants and a variety of water birds. We come back to the lodge after about 3 hours, for dinner and overnight at Fort Murchison.
For upgrade you can stay at Paraa Safari Lodge.
Day 3: Chimpanzee trekking ( Budongo forest) – Kampala
We depart lodge, cross the Nile by the ferry and head towards the south to Budongo Forest for Chimp trekking which takes about 3hrs. Then to Masindi where we have our Lunch. Drive back to Kampala and Check in at your accommodation or drive straight to the Airport, for your flight home.Highlights
: Kampala, UgandaDuration
: 1 to 3 days Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.