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3 days Murchison Falls safari with Big 5 sightseeing

Our 3 days wildlife safari in Uganda takes you to Murchison Falls National park, Uganda’s most spectacular and beautiful park. You will visit the Rhino Sanctuary in Masindi, hike to the visit top of the falls, take game drive to spot the big four and other wildlife and birds, you will also have a boat cruise along the might River Nile to the bottom of the falls. Among the animals you will encounter include the Lions, Buffalos, Giraffes, Elephants, bush backs, warthogs, with countless birds such as the Blue Turacos, Black casques hornbills, Black and White Hornbills, Yellow Backed Weavers, Wagtails, Cuckoos, Woodland Kingfishers, Flycatchers, Manikins. Book our 3 days safari to Murchison Falls for the ultimate experience with the top wildlife safari guides

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $520 - $720
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 3 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Uganda Uganda
Parks visited: Murchison Falls
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
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Day 1: Kampala-Murchison Falls (Travel Time +5hrs)

Our driver guide will pick you up from your hotel or place of residence in Kampala ready for you will be met by our guide. Then transfer to North-west through famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town, branch off for a visit to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for a guided Rhino walk and picnic lunch. Proceed to Murchison falls National Park with sightseeing enroute to your Lodge. Dinner and overnight at Para Safari Lodge/ Nile safari lodge (High end), Murchison River lodge (Mid-range end) or Heritage Safari Lodge (Low end facility). Meal plan: Half-Board

Day 2: Murchison Falls

After your cup of coffee, Your guide will help you spot Elephant, Lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck,  Bohor reedbuck, hyena and if you are lucky, the leopard. Return to the hotel for breakfast and lunch. After lunch, go for a boat safari upstream the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls stopping just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. En-route, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over this 17 km stretch you may see elephant, waterbuck and Uganda Kob crocodile.  This is also a zone of many bird species like Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, hornbill, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. There you leave the boat and start your – quite heavy – hike to the Top of the Falls (approx. 1 hour). See where the world’s longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43m below. Your driver/guide will be waiting for you to bring you back to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Para Safari Lodge/ Nile safari lodge (High end), Murchison River lodge (Mid-range end) or Heritage Safari Lodge (Low end facility). Meal plan: Full-Board.

Day 3: Murchison-Kampala (Travel Time +5hrs)

After an early morning breakfast, drive back to Kampala at your convenience with lunch enroute. You will arrive in the afternoon or evening andy our guide will drop you at your hotel of residence in Kampala or at Entebbe airport to catch up with your flight back home or to your next destination. End of services, Meal plan: Half-Board.

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