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3-Day Trip to Murchison Falls

Murchison Falls, also known as Kabarega Falls, is a waterfall on the Nile. It breaks the Victoria Nile, which flows across Northern Uganda from Lake Victoria to Lake Kyoga and then to the North end of Lake Albert in the western branch of the East African Rift. At the top of Murchison Falls, the Nile forces its way through a gap in the rocks, only 7 metres (23 ft) wide, and tumbles 43 metres (141 ft), then flows westward into Lake Albert.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices and Dates: $590
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 3 days
Best months: January - March, June - December
Countries visited Uganda Uganda
Parks visited Murchison Falls
Activity level Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Romantic
  • Camping
Murchison Falls, also known as Kabarega Falls, is a waterfall on the Nile. It breaks the Victoria Nile, which flows across Northern Uganda from Lake Victoria to Lake Kyoga and then to the North end of Lake Albert in the western branch of the East African Rift. At the top of Murchison Falls, the Nile forces its way through a gap in the rocks, only 7 metres (23 ft) wide, and tumbles 43 metres (141 ft), then flows westward into Lake Albert.

Day 1: Kampala to Luweero Masindi

You will be picked Jeliza Hotel Kampala after breakfast. Departure is at 7 am. Head north through the districts of Luweero and Masindi through their traditional farms and villages. Stop in Masindi town for lunch en-routes and re-fueling. After proceed to Murchison Falls National Park. Go straight to tour the top and bottom of the majestic falls, where the Nile crashes through a 7 metres gorge to the falls 45 metres. Numerous scenic viewpoints are a photographer’s delight. The most impressive view of the foaming waters rushing into the gorge with a deafening roar, you return for your dinner and overnight at Windsor Hotel.

Day 2: Game drive in the Peninsula

Wake up for a sumptuous breakfast served at 06:30 am. After, we begin with an early game drive in the peninsula between the Victoria and Lake Albert Nile known as the Buligi circui. Catch the highest concentration of animals in the wilds of Murchison Falls. Cross to the Northern bank with the Ferry and set up for an early morning game drive. Your guide will help you spot elephants, lions, giraffes, buffalos and rare hyena. Afterwards, come back for your lunch and relax for a few minutes. Later take a magnificent boat cruise to the base of the majestic Murchison Falls, one of the world’s most powerful falls with natural wate. Here you will see crocodiles, hippos, and spectacular bird life including the rare shoebill stork. Return for your dinner and overnight at Windsor Hotel.

Day 3: Walk in Budongo Forest, Trek Chimpanzees

After your breakfast, head to Budongo forest for the general walks at Kaniyo Pabidi, where you can trek chimpanzees. Trekking is on the Masindi-paara road, 8kms from Kichumbanyobo main gate, You will have a chance of spotting other primates like the red tail and blue monkeys with so many more species of birds. If you’re a birder, you will enjoy bird watching as well. After, proceed to Kampala then to Entebbe where you will board your flight back home with a memorable experience from the Great Murchison Falls.

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