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3 Days Murchison Falls Big 5 Savanna

3 Days Murchison Falls Big 5 Savanna

The Murchison Falls Big 5 Safari takes you to the renowned Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s spectacular heritage, with breathtaking scenic allure, and landscapes. You’ll enjoy a game drive followed by a boat cruise along the famous Nile River. You’ll be taken to the top of Murchison Falls where you can see Nile squeezing itself to a 7 meters gorge before tumbling down 40 meters into the floor creating a thunderous explosion. It then flows into a very peaceful river harbouring various water and land animals along with birds along its river bank.

Safari Highlights
  • Chimp tracking
  • Ziwa Rhino tracking
  • General walks
  • Murchison falls
  • Game drives
  • Boat launch on the Victoria Nile

Routes & Itinerary

3 Days / 2 Nights

  • Day 1: Road Trip via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

After having breakfast at Kampala, you depart for Ziwa Ranch Rhino Sanctuary towards north. You’ll pass through the district of Luweero and Masindi admiring its traditional farms and villages. After arriving at the Rhino Sanctuary, you can spot the rhinos that were reintroduced into the country. For rhino tracking, you will hed to Masindi town and have lunch en route. Then off to Murchison Falls National Park. Go straight to tour the Top of the majestic falls, where the Nile crashes through a 7 metres gorge to the falls 45 metres.

Numerous scenic viewpoints are a photographers’ delight, The most impressive view of the foaming waters rushing into the gorge with a deafening roar, you return for your dinner and overnight at Red Chilli Rest Camp/Parkside Safari Lodge.

  • DAY 2: Game Drive in Murchison

Wake up for a sumptuous breakfast served at 06: 30 am, so that intrepid explorers can begin with an early game drive in the peninsula between the Victoria and lake Albert Nile known as the Buligi circuit, catch the highest concentration of animals in the wilds of Murchison falls, cross to the Northern bank with the Ferry and set up for an early morning game drives. Your guide will help you to spot elephants, lions, giraffes, buffalos and rare hyena, they hide and butterflies are abundant.

The lush patches of forest along the waterways and the conspicuous borassus palms, dotting the ridges and valleys in between add to the attraction of the parks landscape.

After that, you’ll get back for lunch and relax for a few minutes. Then a boat cruise to the base of Murchison Falls will follow where you can witness one of the world’s most powerful flow of natural water. At the base, crocodiles can be spotted soaking up the sun with their vast jaws agape.

Magically the air is torn apart by the unforgettable dieting of a pair of fish eagles asserting their status as the avian monarchs of African’s water ways and hippos yawn on the way, Spectacular bird life is found here including the rare shoebill stork and you’re likely to see numerous species’ of animals, return for your dinner and overnight at Red Chilli Rest Camp/Parkside Safari Lodge

 
  • DAY 3: Chimpanzee Trekking and transfer back to Kampala

After your breakfast, head to the forest for the general walks at Kaniyo pabidi, where you can trek chimpanzees, trekking is on the Masindi-paara road, 8kms from kichumbanyobo main gate, you will have a chance of spotting other primates like the red tail and blue monkeys with so many more species of birds, if you’re a birder, you will enjoy bird watching as well. after proceed to Kampala then to Entebbe where you will board you’ flight back home with a memorable experience.

Included:

  • Car hires services
  • Driver allowances
  • Park fees
  • Ziwa Rhino tracking
  • Chimp tracking
  • Vehicle entry fees
  • Top and bottom of majestic falls
  • Boat Cruises
  • Ferry crossing
  • Game drives
  • Bird watching
  • Accommodations
  • Fuel

Excluded:

  • Alcoholic drinks / spirits
  • Laundry
  • Personal Insurance
  • Tips
NOTE:

Any and all tours can be combined or modified to fit your particular needs. Please tell us your specific requirements using the contact us page.

Prices are subject to change based upon accommodation availability, your tour alterations and other parameters until time of full and final confirmation.