Uganda Wildlife Safari Murchison Falls Tour Itinerary
Day 1: To Murchison Falls National Park
After breakfast, we begin our panoramic drive northwards early morning through the famous Luwero Triangle, and on our way visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Big 5 Uganda, big Five, Safari, 3 days murchison falls safari Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is a collaborative effort between the Rhino Fund Uganda, a Ugandan NGO committed to the restoration of Uganda’s rhinoceros. Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Big 5 Uganda, big Five, Safari, 3 days murchison falls safari The sanctuary houses Uganda’s Rhino reintroduction project. There are about 20 white rhinos and tracking is done on foot and takes about 1 and half hours. We then drive to Masindi Town for lunch. Thereafter, we drive to Murchison Falls National Park where if time allows, we also visit the top of the falls before retreating to our accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Drive time: ±7 hours
Budget accommodation: Red Chilli Camp
Mid Range accommodation: Fort Murchison, Heritage Safari Lodge
Luxury accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge, Kabalega Wilderness Lodge, Nile safari Lodge or Fort Murchison Lodge.
Day 2: In Murchison Falls National Park
Today we head for an early morning game drive on the northern bank of the River Nile. This is a beautiful drive across Borassus Palm Forest and grassland savanna down to Lake Albert where the Albert Nile heads north to the Sudan. Animals you may see include; Elephants, Lions, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s Giraffe, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, Spotted Hyena and if you are lucky, the Leopard. After lunch, go for a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, an experience not to be missed!! Here you will see the River Nile said to be the Longest river in the world crush through a narrow gorge and forming the magnificent Murchison Falls. While on the cruise you may see Hippos, Crocodiles, Elephants, Waterbucks and Uganda Kobs among others. This is also the zone of many birds, with species like Goliath Heron, Egyptian Geese, Pelicans, Bee-eaters, Kingfishers, Hornbill, Cormorant and the rare Shoebill stork. Murchison Falls Big 5 Safari, Uganda lions, 3 days murchison falls safari We then return to our accommodation for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: End of Safari and back to Kampala
Scenic road drive of about 7+ hours back to Kampala.
Budget accommodation: Red Chilli Rest Camp. red chilli rest camp Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park, Big 5 Safari, 3 days murchison falls safari. Red Chilli Rest Camp.
Luxury accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge, Nile safari Lodge or Fort Murchison Lodge.