Murchison Falls National Park is the largest National Park in Uganda and is home to more than 73 animal species of wildlife among which are the ‘Big Five’. The park has three-quarters of the world’s population of Rothschild giraffes plus a healthy population of herbivores which has recently doubled including the Uganda Kobs all of which can easily be seen on the Safari Tours. There are various primates living within its verdant forests like the Budongo among are over 610 chimpanzees, in addition to 451 bird species including 23 Albertine rift endemics. Murchison falls, offers interesting safari activities including a game drive in which you will see lots of wildlife including lions, buffaloes, elephants, leopards, Jackson’s heart beasts, oribis, giraffes, kobs, warthogs, waterbucks, etc. You will also enjoy a nature walks, hot air balloons, boat cruise on River Nile in which you will see a lot of wildlife on the river shores including Buffaloes, elephants, crocodiles, hippos, waterbucks and lots of birds. It is the most visited park for Safari Tours because of its diverse safari activities and rich wildlife
ITINERARY - Tour Highlights
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National park
Day 2: Explore Murchison falls national park;
Day 3: Explore Murchison falls national park with a hot air balloon Game-drive & evening guided nature walk
Day 4: Top of the falls and Return to Kampala town
STANDARD SAFARI PACKAGE PRICE PER PERSON BASED ON 5 PAX BUDGET $1,790
DAY 1 : TRAVEL FROM KAMPALA TO QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
Transfer to Murchison Falls national park at 07:00 AM. On our way we visit the Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary then we proceed to Murchison Falls to the Top of the falls, if time allows. This is the only place in Uganda where you can see the white Rhino. One of the main attractions is the Nile, with the spectacular Murchison Falls, where the whole Nile is forced through a narrow gorge and falls 60 meters. Expect to see elephants, giraffes, lions, hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes and maybe leopards.
DAY 2 : EXPLORE MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK AND EVENING VIEW OF TOP OF THE FALLS
Early morning game drives in this beautiful national park and an afternoon boat cruise on the Victoria Nile up to the bottom of the falls and later in the evening have a visit to the top of the falls. The boat is the perfect platform to see and photograph many different bird species. Start the day with a game-drive on the broad savannah for the most likelihood seeing big cats, Elephants, Giraffes, Buffalos, plus more as the checklist of mammal’s reaches 76 we continue browsing the Drive circuits to the Delta point for a cocktail of Birds and mammals.
DAY 3 : EXPLORE MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK WITH A HOT AIR BALLOON GAME-DRIVE & EVENING GUIDED CANOPY NATURE WALK
Start the day with a hot air balloon game-drive on the broad savannah for the most likelihood seeing big cats, Elephants, Giraffes, Buffalos, plus more as the checklist of mammal’s reaches 76 we continue browsing the Drive circuits to the Delta point for a cocktail of Birds and mammals. Have lunch and then in the afternoon head for Canopy nature walk/ Zip line/ River side nature walk or other activities by your choice.
DAY 4 : MORNING GAME DRIVE AND TRANSFER TO KAMPALA TOWN
We enjoy breakfast and then drive through the park hopefully getting some last sights of what this rich animal kingdom has to offer. Our target for the morning is a morning game drive where we shall be able to spot a couple of wildlife as we bid farewell since it will be our last drive through the savannah plain lands and the forests. We then leave the park, have lunch enroute and continue on to Kampala / Entebbe.