Murchison Falls NP Tour 3 days

Tour Outline
Duration
3 days / 2 nights
Starting Point
Kampala
Means of Transport
Private vehicle
Destination
  • Murchison Falls NP

Activities
Boat trip
Game drive
Option
  • Baloon safari
  • Chimpanzee tracking
  • Domestic flight
  • Night game drive

Destination Guide
Murchison Falls National Park

The largest national park in Uganda,76 species of mammals and 450 species of birds are recorded. It is known for the Nile River which flows in the middle of the park and Murchison Falls, which are 40m high, also the narrowest point of the river. Savannah in the north bank is a home to large mammals like lions and elephants, Nile River is home to birds, crocodiles and hippos, Budongo Forest is home to the Chimpanzees.

Geographic features: Savannah, forest, lake, river Size: 3,840 km2

Activity: Game drive, night game drive, boat trip, chimpanzee tracking, hiking, sport fishing, balloon safari

Tour Itinerary
Day
1
AM
Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
PM
Game drive at northern bank

Drive with an open roofed vehicle in vast savanna and look for large mammals like lions, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes and antelopes. Evening game drive starts at around 4pm, it takes 3-4 hours. Tell your rangers, if you have your favorite mammal before you take off.

Movement
Kampala
6hr drive
Murchison NP
Meal
  • B Nil
  • L Hotel
  • D Hotel
Overnight Murchison Falls National Park
Paraa Safari Lodge
FB
Day
2
AM
Game drive at nothern bank

This is the last game drive at Paraa. If you missed your favorite mammals the first time, tell them to your ranger guide. Morning game drive starts at 6:30am, it takes 3-4 hours.

PM
Boat trip to the bottom of falls

Ascend the Victoria Nile up to the bottom of the Murchison Falls by boat. Both banks of the river are covered by deep green, also are habitats for reptiles like crocodiles and many species of birds, and resting place for hippo and buffalo. It starts at 2pm and takes about 3 hours. You have an option of getting off the boat at the bottom of the falls and hike to the top 

Movement
Murchison NP
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Hotel
  • D Hotel
Overnight Murchison Falls National Park
Paraa Safari Lodge
FB
Day
3
AM
Hiking at the top of falls

Hike around the top of falls.  The sound of water falling, vibration from ground, splash from the falls is overwhelming.

PM
Transfer to Kampala
Movement
Murchison NP
6hr drive
Kampala
Meal
  • B Hotel
  • L Rest
  • D Nil
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