Overview of the 3 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari in Uganda

This 3 days Murchison falls national park wildlife safari in Uganda is a short 3 days Uganda wildlife tour to Murchison falls national park, the largest and oldest safari park in the pearl of Africa. On this 3 days Uganda wildlife safari tour to Murchison falls national park, you have the opportunity to see the big Five wild animals (Buffaloes, Rhinos, Elephants, Lions and leopards).  The big four which are the buffaloes, lions, leopards and elephants are seen in Murchison Falls National park and the Rhinos are tracked on foot at the adjacent Ziwa Rhino sanctuary.

This adventurous road trip to Murchison falls national park features rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, game drives, boat cruise and a hike to the top of the worlds most powerful waterfall at Murchison Falls national park starting and ending in Kampala. Using a 4×4 safari Land cruiser, your knowledgeable Uganda safari driver guide will pick you up from your lodging facility in Kampala and make your first stop at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for rhino tracking on foot. You will continue to your preferred accommodation in Murchison Falls National Park for dinner and a nights stay as you prepare for a game drive, boat cruise and hike to the top of the falls the next day. On the third day of your trip, you will do another game drive in the morning then start the drive back to Kampala.

Tour highlights of the 3 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari in Uganda

Day 1: Your safari will start as early as 6:00am when your driver guide picks you up, stopping at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary and spending the night at an accommodation facility close to Murchison falls national park.

Day 2: By 7:00am, you will be doing a game drive at the park for about 2-4 hours, you rest for about 2 hours and have lunch then go for a boat cruise at 2:00pm and hike to the top of the falls after.

Day 3: You will do another morning game drive, have lunch and return to Kampala.

Day by day details of the 3 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari in Uganda itinerary

Day 1 of your 3 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari in Uganda

3 days Murchison falls national park wildlife safari in UgandaAs early as 6:00am, your wildlife safari in Uganda to Murchison falls national park will start with a pick up from your lodging facility in Kampala-Uganda’s capital with a stop at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary in Nakasongola district 164km from Kampala and 128km to Murchison falls national park via Kampala-Masindi road. Here you will track the only rhinos in Uganda’s wild on foot for about 2 hours. Here after, you will have lunch and continue to your prior booked facility in Murchison falls national park where you have dinner and an overnight.

Options for accommodation on day 1 of 3 days Uganda wildlife tour to Murchison falls national park

Luxury: Paraa safari lodge/Bakers lodge

Mid-range:pakuba safari lodge/Murchison river lodge

Day 2 of your 3 days Murchison falls national park wildlife safari in Uganda

3 days Murchison falls national park wildlife safari in UgandaBy 7:00am, your driver guide will ensure you are at the park headquarters for a morning game drive. The game drive lasts for about 2-4 hours then you return to the hotel for a meal and relaxation for about 2 hours. In the afternoon actually at 2:00pm, you will do a boat cruise for about 2 hours to the bottom of the thunderous waterfall formed where the Nile river squeezes through an 8m gorge cascading 45 meters over the rift valley wall creating the center piece of the park after which it is named.  The boat that goes upstream to the bottom of the waterfall offers the start for the hike to the top of the falls 43m (141ft) that lasts about 40minutes. You will meet your driver guide at the top of the falls where you will be transferred back to your lodging facility.

Options for accommodation on day 2 of 3 days Uganda wildlife tour to Murchison falls national park

Luxury: Paraa safari lodge/Bakers lodge

Mid-range:pakuba safari lodge/Murchison river lodge

Day 3 of your 3 days Murchison falls national park wildlife safari in Uganda

On this last day of your 5 days Uganda tour to Murchison falls national park, you will do another morning game drive in the park for another 2-4 hours with great sightings. You will later return to the hotel or lodge, have a meal and embark on the drive back to Kampala marking the end of your short safari in Uganda.

End of your 3 days Murchison falls national park wildlife safari in Uganda

The rushing waters of the Nile River are not worth missing, just plan a short 3 days safari to Murchison falls national park and have a great adventure experience.