Murchison Falls Safari

Murchison Falls Safari 3 Days



Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda

The 3 days Murchison Falls Safari takes you to Uganda’s largest game reserve in hope to hang around the famous big five game animals and view some of the magnificent natural views in the world. This tour is tailor made and activities can be adjusted to fit your style and budget. Murchison Falls is home to over 451 bird species such as the Great blue Turaco, Goliath heron, the Shoebill, and the dwarf kingfisher among others, 76 mammal species, a big number of Nile crocodiles and above all the magnificent and thunderous Murchison Falls squeezing their way through a gorge that is 8m wide. All said, you will have an opportunity to enjoy both our Uganda safari game drives and the boat cruises along the Nile River. This Murchison Falls Safari will give you the best birding experience in Uganda.


  • Visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Game drive
  • Boat cruise along the River Nile
  • Visit the top of the falls

Tour Summary

Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park

Day 2: Morning game drive and a boat cruise on the Nile

Day 3: Departure/Return to Kampala

Extra/Optional activities;

  • Bird watching
  • Sport fishing
  • Trekking Chimpanzees in Budongo Forest -Kaniyo Pabidi Forests

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, your dedicated driver will brief you on the 3 day Murchison Falls Safari and thereafter hit the road for 6 hour journey to Murchison Falls. You will go through the Luwero, and later have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for a short Rhino tracking experience.

Stop in Masindi where you will have lunch and later proceed to the park. Once in the park, look out to see various animals such as warthogs, baboons among others. Being at the top of the falls is an amazing experience as you will watch the magnificent falls squeezing through the rocks in an 8m gorge. Take as many photos as you can. Later drive to the lodge, relax the whole evening, have dinner and an overnight.

Accommodation options; Heritage Lodge/Red Chilli(Budget), Pakuba Safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge(Mid-range), Paraa Safari Lodge/Chobe Safari Lodge(Luxury)

Meal Plan; Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Morning game drive and a boat cruise along the Nile

On this day wake up early and have breakfast at 6:30 am, after your driver and the ranger guide will pick you up from the lodge to start your Game drive at 7:00 am. During the drive you will be in position to see very many animals such as lions, buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, antelopes, water bucks and birds among others. After the game drive at around 11:40 am, drive back to the lodge, relax/freshen up and have lunch as you prepare for the afternoon boat cruise.

On the boat you will be able to see various Nile crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes, elephants along the banks of the Nile as well as different beautiful birds some singing in the trees such as the bee eaters, the colored kingfishers, the shoe billed stork and many others. The boat ride will take you to the base/bottom of the Murchison Falls, when you reach here you will be able to see clearly the mighty waterfalls. You could opt to go for hiking to the top where you will meet your driver guide who will drive you back to the lodge.

Have dinner and an Overnight.

Accommodation options; Heritage Lodge/Red Chilli(Budget), Pakuba Safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge(Mid-range), Paraa Safari Lodge/Chobe Safari Lodge(Luxury)

Meal Plan; Full Board- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Departure/Return to Kampala

Enjoy your breakfast; thereafter proceed for another Game drive in the morning on your way back to Kampala. It will be a great time as you look out for various animal species though most of them will be seen in the grasslands feeding such as buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, lions, antelopes, not forgetting a number of bird species. Leave the park, have a stop in Masindi for lunch and continue with the journey reaching Kampala in the evening.

Meal Plan; Breakfast and Lunch


Price From: US$750

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Budget: Heritage Lodge, Red Chilli(Budget),

Mid Range: Pakuba Safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge(Mid-range),

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge/Chobe Safari Lodge(Luxury)


  • Accommodation with private facilities
  • Ziwa Rhino Tracking
  • Game Drive & Boat Safari
  • Tours led by experienced English Guide(s)
  • Park and vehicle entrance fees
  • Transport in 4v4 shared vehicle
  • Activities as specified
  • Meals as specified


  • Air transportation
  • Passport, visa and immigration fees
  • Airport entrance/departure taxes
  • Additional hotels
  • Travel protection plan
  • Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages
  • Laundry service
  • Gratuities
  • Any items not mentioned as included

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