How many days do you need in Murchison Falls National Park? Many travelers usually plan 3 days in Murchison Falls National Park to adventure the park’s species or to enjoy wildlife viewing. The best way to do this is by booking up for a land safari and numbery of days you wish to stay in the park could be 2 ,7or 10 Days safaris all to see   that Uganda offers to the tourists, mostly can be a combined safari tour package including Gorilla trekking and visiting many of Uganda’s game parks.

Top Safari Activities to do In Murchsion Falls National Park

How many days?

Just say 7 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife &Gorilla Trekking Safaris

Day1: Drive to Jinja Rafting and Return to Kampala –Overnight

Drive to Jinja: Wake up after breakfast and drive to Jinja –source of the Nile, your driver guide will pick you up depending on your location and drives you to Jinja. You will be able to encounter in water rafting experience, bungee jumping, visit Mabira forest for nature walk and Zip lining among others. After drive back to Kampala.

Mean plan; lunch and dinner

Day2: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park

Travel Murchison Falls: After morning aroma coffee, your driver will come for you to drive you to the Northern Uganda to Murchison Falls, a driving distance of 4 to 5hours.Have Rhino tracking in Nakitoma at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary but option. Then after proceed to Murchison Falls national park with lunch Enroute in Masindi town. After lunch drive direct to the top of the falls where you will be amazed with lots excitement of the most powerful waterfall in the world. After  drive to the lodge. Dinner and overnight stay.

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day3: Morning game drive and boat cruise

Morning game: After morning game drive, drive to the park’s savannah grassland where you will be able to explore numerous species as such; herds of elephants, herds of buffaloes, Jackson water beasts, warthogs, kobs, giraffes, school of hippos, savannah bird species among others.  Drive back for lunch.

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Elephants in Murchison

  Boat cruise; After lunch at 2pm, go for the boat cruise where you will be able to sail on water as you cruise near hippos and toward devil’s cauldron just know the viewing is rewarding and memorable.

You will then cruise back and drive back to the lodge rest, dinner and overnight stay.

Meal plan; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Murchison –Chimpanzee tracking Budongo

Chimpanzee tracking; Wake up have breakfast, checkup and drive to Budongo forest for chimpanzee tracking, an activity which can last within 30 to 5 hours. After tracking have early lunch and then after drive to overnight stay in Hoima.

Day 5: Drive to Queen Elizabeth

Drive to Queen Elizabeth; Wakeup have breakfast and drive to Queen Elizabeth national park for game drive or lion tracking in Kasenyi and Ishasha sector after lunch. You can visit the local people around. Dinner and Overnight stay

Meal plan; Breakfast, Lunch and Overnight stay.

Day 6: Drive to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Drive to Bwindi: After breakfast, check out the park through Ishasha sector to proceed to Bwindi for Gorilla trekking safari and you will be able to enjoy these unique creatures in their nature habitants. After trekking, depart back to the lodge for refreshment.

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Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi

Day7: Depart back to Kampala or Entebbe

Depart back: You will have your breakfast and check out drive back to the starting point or Entebbe International Airport for caught up your flight back home.

This makes the end of 7 Days a week in African jungle to adventuring wildlife species and so many attractions that attracts thousands of tourists to come visit Uganda.

However, Murchison Falls national park is a bountifully a great location to explore big game and the scenic nature. As earlier mentioned to you everything you need to know about a game drive and other activities in the park! Including a possible itinerary and information needed on how to visit this park.

More so, the park lies in northwest Uganda on an area covering of 3893 square kilometers.

Best time to visit Uganda on Safari

The best time to visit Uganda’s safari is all year around but best months without interruption of heavy rain is in dry season starting from June to September and December to February.

What to pack on Safari to Uganda’s National parks?

Useful essentials are required like in Bwindi Impenetrable national park, you need to park right gears like rain jacket, sweater, rubber boots, walking stick, enough mineral water, insect repellent, binoculars, cameras, energy giving snacks, long sleeved trouser and shirts among others. Other gears include head light, shorts, hats, sunscreen, waterproof bag many more.

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Murchison Falls

Getting to Murchison Falls national park

Murchison falls national park covers short travelling distance from Kampala, though it takes a lot of time to access the main destination due to stopover along the way. By car can take 4 to 5 hours’ drive but depending which entrance gate you’re to use like one travelling through Tangi gate, estimates 5 to6 hours. The recommended vehicle is 4×4 wheel driver.

Getting to Murchison Falls by plane

Travelling by flight it will highly costs you though it takes short time to access the park. Fly either by charter or schedule flight.

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