Murchison Falls Safari

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$850 - $1105
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
3 days
Best months:
January - March, June - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
Cultural safaris Cultural Birding safaris Birding
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Uganda's largest national park (3,893km2) is named for the dramatic Murchison Falls, where the world's longest river explodes violently through a gap in the rocks, only 7 metres (23 ft) wide, and tumbles 43 metres (141 ft), then flows westward into Lake Albert. Murchison Falls National Park in the Albertine Rift Valley in the northwest of Uganda is approximately 90km from Masindi.The falls were named after Sir Roderick Murchison, president of the Royal Geographical Society by the explorer Sir Samuel Baker.

Day 1:

Pick up from your overnight accommodation in Kampala and embark to north west of Uganda on 6 hour road drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Stop for a quick lunch at one of the hotels in Masindi town. After lunch proceed with the journey to the magnificent Murchison falls where you will marvel at the breath taking beauty of the mighty Nile River forced into a seven meter crevice to thunder 43meter’s below in a series of cascades. The sight of the Nile River, the world’s longest river, winding its way through the park and plunging through a narrow gap is unforgettable. You can view this spectacular sight from the top of the falls. Overnight options include Sambiya River Lodge, Paraa or Chobe Lodge.

 

 

 

Day 2:

After an early morning breakfast, embark on a half day game drive on the northern banks of River Nile, accompanied by a game ranger. Return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch take a boat ride on the Nile whilst viewing the animals Hippos and crocodiles, different species of birds, at close quarters, The boat cruise will take you to the foot of the mighty Murchison/Karuma Falls offering great photographic opportunities of the marvel nature. Then head back to the lodge for a sun downer and sumptuous dinner prepared by world class chefs.

Unwind the rest of the evening down with possibly some cultural entertainment or just sit back relax and listen to the unspoiled silence accented by the many sounds of the wild.

Overnight options include Sambiya River Lodge, Paraa or Chobe Lodge.

 

 

Day 3:

Have an early morning breakfast then transfer to Budongo forest for half a day primate walk in search of the various species of primates that inhabit this forest like the Black and white Colobus Monkey, Red tailed Monkey, Baboon, Grey Cheeked Manga bay or the Chimpanzees. After your trek, take a quick lunch and begin the long journey back to Kampala.

and arrive in Kampala in the evening.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Sambiya River Lodge
  • Paraa Lodge
  • Chobe Lodge

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Since: Aug 2013

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
Baboon
Baboon
Elephant
Elephant
Giraffe
Giraffe
Hartebeest
Hartebeest
Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Fishing
Fishing
Night drives
Night drives
Photography
Photography
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