3 Day Murchison falls National Park Uganda our takes you to view one of the wonders of the world – the magnificent roaring falls where the world’s longest river the Nile waters squeezes through a narrow cleft in the rift valley escarpment to pour into a frothing pool making a roaring sound. Murchison falls is the oldest and largest Ugandan national park located north west of the country in Masindi district.
Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls
Your guide will pick you up early morning from your hotel, and hit the road driving to Murchison Falls national park. The park is located in the north-western part of the country, have a lunch stop over at Masindi town and then proceed to the Murchison Falls the largest national park in Uganda. On arrival you will drive to the top of he falls where you will have a tour around the falls; hear the roaring thunder of the river Nile. Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge (luxury), Pakuba Lodge (midrange) and Red Chili Rest Camp (budget)
Day 2: Game drives and a boat cruise
After breakfast, go for a morning game drive on the southern banks of the river. The morning drive will take you through different habitats. On the drive, you will have an opportunity to watch some of Africa’s unspoilt big game and may also see some of the the BIG 5 – lions, elephants, buffaloes and leopards. Other wildlife to see includes giraffes, Hartebeest, Bushbucks, Jackal, hyena, oribis, Uganda kobs and many others. After lunch, you will carry out a launch cruise which will take you to the bottom of the falls along the River Nile. The Nile hosts large concentrations of Hippos and crocodiles. For the birders, Murchison Falls is a birder’s paradise with concentration is many bird including the rare shoebill stork, Fish Eagle, African Skimmer, Grey-crowned Crane, Black-headed Gonolek, Goliath Heron, Green-winged, Long-toed Plover, Saddle-billed Stork, . Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge, Sambiya River Lodge and Red Chili Rest Camp.
Day 3: Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and a return to Kampala
Depart from the park and head to Kampala. Along the way, you will carry out a chimpanzee tracking in Kaniyo Pabidi Forest with in Budongo Forest. You will have an overnight at Cassia Lodge or Holiday Express Hotel.
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