3 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife and Rhino Tracking safari

Boat Cruise in Murchison Falls National Park

3 days Murchison falls wildlife and rhino tracking safari package takes you on a touring experience to ziwa rhino sanctuary and Murchison falls national park which are both prominent homes for wildlife in Uganda. Murchison falls national park is famous for hosting 4 of the five big five and the glorious Murchison falls, Ziwa rhino sanctuary is a habitant for rhinos which have just been re-introduced into Uganda.

 Highlights of the safari

  • Rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Game drive experience in Murchison falls national park
  • Boat cruise on River Nile
  • Natures walk to top of Murchison Falls

Detailed Itinerary for the safari

Day 1:  Transfer from Kampala and visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

On the first day of the safari you will be picked up from your hotel in Kampala by your safari driver after morning breakfast, your safari driver will belief you about the safari  and then embark on your journey to Murchison falls national park  which is a drive of approximately 5 hours. On your way to Murchison falls national park you will make a first stopover at ziwa rhino sanctuary for rhino tracking experience, ziwa rhino sanctuary is situated in Nakasongola in a distance of 180 kilometers north of Kampala near Nakitoma village. Ziwa rhino sanctuary is a collaborative effort of Uganda wildlife authority and Rhino Fund Uganda a Ugandan NGO committed to restoration of Uganda’s rhinoceros population, the sanctuary covers an area of 70 square kilometers and it hosts a number of rhinos in their natural habitat. When you get in the sanctuary you will engage in rhino tracking experience where you will encounter many of them, after the experience you will have lunch and then proceed to Murchison falls national park. You will arrive in the park in evening and then you will check into your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Accommodation is got from

Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge

Mid – range: Murchison River lodge

Budget: Heritage Lodge

Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise experience

On the second day of the safari you will wake up early in the morning for breakfast and then drive to the park for a morning game drive, Murchison falls national park is a home to many animals such as herds of elephants, buffaloes, Jacksons Hartebeests, Uganda Kobs, Lions, leopards, herds of Buffaloes, giraffe, Waterbucks and many more which you will encounter will driving through the short savannah grasslands of the park. You will also see many birds such as hornbill, secretary bird, bustard, open billed stork, and many more, after the game drive you will drive back to your lodge, have lunch and in the afternoon you will return for an afternoon boat cruise on the bottom of the falls/river Nile, on the boat cruise you will enjoy views of the thunderous waterfalls, many animals such as hippos, crocodiles and birds. After the boat cruise of approximately 2 hours you will drive back to your lodge, have dinner and stay overnight.

Day 3: Hike to the top of Murchison Falls and transfer to Kampala

On the third and last day of the safari you will wake up early in the morning for breakfast and drive to the park for hiking to the top of the falls, on this experience you will enjoy magnificent views of the falls as water crash on the hard rock to join river Nile. After the experience you will exit the park and embark on your journey back to Kampala. Upon your arrival in Kampala you will have lunch and then be dropped off either at your hotel or at Entebbe international airport for your departure light.

 Safari inclusions

  • Ground transport
  • Park entrance
  • Boat trip
  • Bottled water in the safari vehicle
  • Full board accommodation for two nights
  • Service of an English-speaking driver guide
  • All mentioned activities mentioned by the itinerary

Tour exclusions

  • Extra services such as accommodation , drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • Tips to porters and driver/ guide
  • Insurance
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