3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda

Overview: 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda

This 3 Days Murchison Falls safari Uganda is a short wildlife Uganda safari to Murchison Falls National Park which is Uganda’s oldest and largest (3,840km2) safari park in just 3 days.

This tour is available all year round and can be undertaken by all kinds of travelers above the age of 5 years at an affordable price.

Murchison Falls National Park is situated in North Western Uganda within Amuru, Lolim district, home to several wildlife species including the big four wild game, about 451 bird species including, the sought after Shoebill Stork, 76 mammal species and much more.

Murchison Falls National Park is not only a great Uganda wildlife safari destination but the only place a traveler can see the world’s most powerful falls. The mighty Murchison Falls is formed as the Nile River squeezes through a 7 meter (23ft) gorge falling 45m below to what is referred to as the devil’s Cauldron.

On the first day of your 3 days Murchison Falls safari to Uganda you are transferred to Murchison Falls National Park with an evening game drive. At Murchison Falls National Park, the next day, you will also undertake a morning game drive, an evening boat cruise and a hike to the top of the falls. Chimpanzee trekking at the adjacent Budongo forest (Kaniyo-Pabidi) will be your last Murchison Falls Uganda tour activity before returning to Kampala on the third day of your trip.

Safari Highlight: 3 Days Murchison Falls Tour Uganda

Day 1: Pick up by your Wild Jungle Trails Uganda safari guide from Kampala for a drive to Murchison Falls National Park. You undertake an evening game drive in the park. Distance 282km, drive time 5-7hours. 

Day 2: Have a morning game drive, an afternoon boat cruise and hike to the top of the falls.

Day 3: Undertake chimpanzee trekking at the adjacent Budongo forest and return to Kampala.

Solo Traveler: $980pp

Tour Summary:

You’ll go to: Uganda Uganda
You’ll visit: Murchison Falls National Park
Activities: Evening Game Drive, Afternoon Boat Cruise, Chimpanzee trekking
Safari Category: Uganda Wildlife Safari
Tour Features: Mid-range, Luxury and Budget. Can be customized to suite your Needs. Minimum age for this tour 6 years
Tour Availability: All Year Around

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Detailed Itinerary: 3 Days Murchison Falls Uganda Safari

Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park and undertake an evening game drive.

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda - Wild Jungle Traiils Safaris Uganda

3 Days Murchison Falls Uganda Safari – Wild Jungle Traiils Safaris Uganda

In the morning as early as 6:00am, your Wild Jungle Trails Uganda safari guide will pick you up from your place of residence in Kampala. On your tour guides’ arrival, you meet and greet then embark on the almost 282km drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Lunch is taken en route to the park. In the evening most probably on arrival an evening or sunset game drive is undertaken Enroute to your accommodation facility. At this time there chances of sighting several wildlife species including the giraffes, elephants, lions and many more as the predators try to catch their last meal of the day and the prey try’s to survive. Arriving at your hotel in the evening, you check in, have dinner and an overnight stay.

Drive Time: 5-7 hours

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation Options: Luxury: Paraa safari Lodge/ Baker’s Lodge, Midrange: Murchison River Lodge/ Fort Murchison Lodge, Budget: Red Chili Rest Camp/ Heritage safari Lodge 

Day 2: Undertake a morning game drive, afternoon boat cruise and hike to the top of the falls.

By sunrise, (Murchison Falls National Park is one of the best places in Uganda to watch sunrise) your Uganda wildlife tour guide will pick you up for a transfer to the park for a morning game drive. With beautiful sights of the morning sunrise, you head out for the game drive with your safari guide lasting about 2-4hours. During the game drive, you have chances of seeing wildlife species like Buffaloes, Elephants, Lions, Leopards and the Rothschild Giraffes (the highest population in the world).

 After the game drive, you have a lunch break and then transfer to the boat cruise start point for a great 2 hours cruise on the Nile waters. The boat cruise takes cruises past numerous hippopotami down to the bottom of the mighty Murchison Falls. From the bottom of the falls, the hike to the top of the mighty falls starts taking about 1 hour and giving the best chances for beautiful pictures of the falls. Arriving on the top of the thunderous falls, you meet the driver guide for a transfer to your lodging facility. 

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation Options: Luxury: Paraa safari Lodge/ Baker’s Lodge, Midrange: Murchison River Lodge/ Fort Murchison Lodge, Budget: Red Chili Rest Camp/ Heritage safari Lodge 

Day 3: Transfer to the adjacent Budongo forest for chimpanzee trekking and return to Kampala.

On the third day of this 3 days Murchison Falls tour, your driver guide will transfer you to the adjacent Budongo forest (Kaniyo-Pabidi) which is about 47km away. Budongo forest is a good habitat to quite a big number of habituated chimpanzees, actually the second best place for Uganda chimpanzee trekking safaris. At Budongo forest, you undertake chimpanzee trekking and then after embark on the drive back to Kampala. Lunch is taken en route. 

Drive Time: 6-7hours

Meal Plan: Lunch

End of the 3 days Murchison Falls tour Uganda.

Safari Route: 3 Days Murchison Falls Uganda Safari

Safari Inclusions & Exclusions: 3 Days Murchison Falls Uganda Safari

Safari Inclusions

  • Murchison Falls National Park entry fees
  • Boat cruise and hike to the top of falls fees
  • Bottled drinking water
  • 4X4 safari vehicle
  • Knowledgeable English speaking driver guide
  • Accommodation and meals at Murchison Falls National Park

Safari Exclusions

  • International flight fares
  • Visas
  • Accommodation outside Murchison Falls National Park
  • Personal expenses like purchase of crafts, drinks, cigars, souvenirs
  • Laundry
  • Tips

Rates Per Person for the different number of people: 3 Days Murchison Falls Uganda Safari

Budget lodging – Heritage Safari lodge 2 –

$665pp

3 –

$600pp

4 –

$540pp

5 –

$525pp

6 –

$500pp

7 –

$495pp

8 –

$480pp

9 –

$480pp

Mid-range lodging – Fort Murchison lodge 2 –

$760pp

3 –

$645pp

4 –

$640pp

5

$590pp

6 –

$600pp

7 –

$570pp

8 –

$575pp

9 –

$560pp

Luxury lodging – Paraa Safari Lodge 2 –

$1080pp

3 –

$1015pp

4 –

$915pp

5 –

$905pp

6 –

$860pp

7 –

$860pp

8 –

$830pp

9 –

$840pp

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Note;

This 3 Days Murchison Falls Uganda safari can easily be customized to suit your interests by our expert team when you. contact us.

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