5 Days Murchison Falls Tour

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Murchison Falls Tour Safari – 5 Days

Overview

The Murchison Falls tour safari takes you to the renowned Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s spectacular heritage, with breathtaking scenic allure, and landscapes. You will enjoy a game drive and a boat cruise along the Nile River and observe the squeezing of the Nile River in a 7 meter gorge before tumbling 40 meters down in a thunderous explosion and then flows down into a very peaceful river whose water banks are swarmed with a profusion of water and land animals as well as birds.

Safari Highlights

  • Ziwa Rhino sanctuary
  • Murchison falls tour
  • Game drives
  • Boat launch on the Victoria Nile

Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will be met by our safari guide who will transfer you to Kampala to a hotel booked for you. In case you have had an early flight to Uganda, you will be taken on a brief tour of the city of Kampala retire to hotel and next day embark on the Murchison Falls Tour.

Accommodation: Anderita Beach Hotel, Papyrus Guesthouse Entebbe,, Gately Inn Entebbe.

Day 2: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park (5-6hrs)

A good morning, the Murchison Falls Tour starts at this moment with an early breakfast and drive to Murchison Falls National Park passing through beautiful woodlands and Savannah grasslands. This journey takes 6-7 hours with stopovers at interesting tourist attractions en route.

Accommodation
Luxury : Paraa Safari Lodge/ Nile Safari Lodge
Mid range: Fort Murchison (in rooms)/ Murchison River Lodge
Budget :
Fort Murchison in tents/ Murchison River Lodge in tents / Red Chili

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Game drive and Launch cruise

You will wake up very early and set off at 6.30am for a sunrise game drive in the Nyamsika plateau to see the Cape buffaloes, Rothschild’s giraffes, Uganda kob, hartebeest and waterbucks. You may also spot oribi, bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, shy sitatunga, bush duiker, warthog and bush pig plus large carnivores including lions, leopards and spotted hyenas. Chimpanzees and olive baboons head the list of six species of primates found in the park. Crocodiles and hippos will be seen along the banks of the Nile. Some of the more common birds that can be seen include goliath heron, Egyptian geese, pelican, bee-eaters, kingfishers, hornbill, cormorant, saddle-bill stork and the rare shoebill stork. You will return to your lodge for a late breakfast and some relaxation before you set off in the afternoon for a boat cruise on the placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the falls. En route you will see hippos, crocodiles, water buck and a wide variety of birds like the unusual shoebill stork. The boat stops just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron” for pictures to be taken of the photogenic and majestic Murchison Falls.

 Accommodation
Luxury : Paraa Safari Lodge/ Nile Safari Lodge
Mid range: Fort Murchison (in rooms)/ Murchison River Lodge
Budget : Fort Murchison in tents/ Murchison River Lodge in tents / Red Chili

Meal Plan: Breakfast

Day 4: Visit to the top of the Falls and travel back to Kampala

We drive to the “top of the thunderous Murchisolate afternoon. Overnight and accommodation will be at your lodge of booking.

Accommodation: Anderita Beach Hotel, Papyrus Guesthouse Entebbe,, Gately Inn Entebbe.

Day 5: Departure

Depending on your flight time we may take you to the crafts village to buy souvenirs before proceeding to the airport in time to catch your flight back home.

This safari package includes;

  • Transportation (type of car ) 4WD min van with pop up roof for excellence safari
  • Boat cruise
  • All fuel for the trip.
  • Driver / guide.
  • Guide ranger fees.
  • Game drive
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary.
  • All activities are described in the itinerary.
  • Park fee is according to the program.
  • Meals are according to the program.

However, the package excludes:  Personal Expenses like:, tobacco, telephone, drinks, laundry, porter fee, personal insurance, Visa and tips to guides

 

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