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3 Days Visit Murchison Falls National Park

Herds of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, buffaloes, waterbucks, and lions

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $80 - $970
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
Safari type:
  • Birding
  • Boating
  • Self-drive
Take pleasure in a morning game drive in Murchison falls national park, Look out for herds of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, buffaloes, waterbucks and lions for the beginning of the 3 Days Visit Murchison Falls. A boat cruise to the bottom of falls and hike to the top of falls. Hike to the Murchison Falls, Early morning Game Drive and Afternoon Boat Ride Overview of the itinerary.

Day 1:

Travel to Murchison falls National Park - Hike to the Murchison Falls

After your early morning breakfast, our driver guide picks you at exactly 7:00 am and briefs you on your 3 days Murchison falls program, then start off with the 6 hours’ drive to Murchison Falls National Park.

We shall have a stopover in Luwero District to pick a couple of fruits, that is to say, oranges, pineapples, passion fruits and jackfruits. Then proceed to Masindi town for our lunch at Masindi Hotel / Court View Hotel.

After lunch, then drive out of Masindi town to a dirt road for about 20 minutes and get to Murchison Falls National Park. After clearance at the park entrance, the fun or trip then begins.

You are immediately ushered into the Murchison by a number of stubborn baboons lining up along the road. They grapple about anticipating for some goodies, ensure the windscreens are up else they will snatch anything inviting from the car.

Continue the drive as you savour the beautiful landscape while occasionally sighting warthogs and other wildlife. The sightings at the top are breathtaking.

About 300 - 400 cubic meters per second of Nile water forced through a tiny gorge of about 7 meters to plunge into a violent tempest in a whirlpool about 42 meters below. It is such a beautiful sight with incredible picture moments here.

After the hike drives to your lodge and check in for dinner and overnight.

Day 2:

Game Drive through the park and Boat Ride on the Victoria Nile

After your early morning breakfast at around 6:30 am, our driver guide together with the game ranger picks you up at 7:00 am for the early game drive.

The early game drive is a better time for the great sightings of the nocturnal animals and hunters before they return to their hideouts as well as the early risers.

The Nile that crosses Murchison falls National Park bisects it into the South and North sections.

The North section is more endowed with the game compared to the south. For that matter, the north is preferred for game drives.

If your reserved lodge is found in the southern section, you will get to the ferry crossing to get on the Northern side for your game drive package.

Explore the major game trails especially around the area of Paraa for good game spotting including lots of elephants, lions, giraffes, antelopes, Jackals, hyenas, Uganda kobs, waterbucks, Jackson's Hartebeests and hopefully the elusive leopards among others.

At around 11:30 am you return back to the lodge for your lunch and some relaxation for an indefinitely short time. Later we set out for the afternoon Boat Ride on the Victoria Nile which is the high spot of any Murchison Falls Safari for you get to spot lots of animals at a close encounter.

You will have to spot lots of hippos, Nile crocodiles, elephants, buffalos, and many other animals that come to drink water, refresh and cool themselves off the scorching sun and some animals to eat the fresh grass along the river banks.

The Nile is also a birds' magnet. You will also be shown the crush point of Ernest Hemingway. The ride takes you close to the base of the Murchison Falls and here you are treated to yet another sight of these lovely falls.

You could hike to the top of the falls before the return ride, then return back to the lodge for your dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan - Full Board (breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Day 3:

Game Drive through the park and return to Kampala

Wake up early morning and get prepared for another Game Drive through the park. Expecting to increase your game count and spot more other wildlife.
At around 11:00 am, check out the hotel and drive to Masindi town for lunch at the Masindi Hotel or Court View Hotel, then embark on the journey to return back to Kampala or preferred destination


1. All ground transportation in a comfortable 4×4 vehicle, AC and Wi-Fi.
2. Services of a full-time English speaking driver/guide.
3. All boat trips.
4. All airport pickups and drops.
5. All activities as stipulated in the itinerary.
6. And all government taxes/levies.

7. All Meals and accommodation as per the itinerary.


1. Optional walking safari
2. Phone calls and bar bills
3. Personal Insurance.
4. Laundry
5. Airfare
6. All other Services of a personal nature.
7. Driver guide’s gratuity

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

  • New court view hotel
  • Country inn Masindi
  • Paara safari lodge
  • red chilli

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