3 Days Murchison Falls National Park

  • Two people sharing a room
  • Budget single supplementary $130 p/p for 2 nights
  • Mid-range single supplementary $190 p/p for 2 nights

A 3 day Murchison falls safari in Uganda is a tour package for whoever is visiting the spectacular top of the falls.

Game drive and boat cruise on the Victoria Nile as well as the boat cruise safari of the delta Nile. The trip to Murchison Falls also involves trekking rhinos – Ziwa rhino sanctuary is located along Kampala-Gulu highway, a route to the park. This provides some of the best and finest tour experiences that the country offers among its major holiday packages.

Safari highlights of the 3 day Uganda tour to Murchison falls
  • Rhino trekking en route to the park at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary
  • Game viewing/game drive safari
  • Brief visit to the top of the falls
Full trip itinerary

Day 1: Drive to Murchison falls National Park and track rhinos en route.

Set off from Kampala to Murchison falls National Park. You will drive via Luwero, Nakasongola and Masindi district. On your way to the park you will break off the highway to visit the Ziwa rhino sanctuary to track rhinos. You will spend 2-3 hours trekking and admiring rhinos. After this exercise you will have lunch and then continue your journey and arrive at the park in the evening.

The trip will provide you with extensive eye catching panoramas and arrive at the park in the afternoon.

Drive to the top of the falls where the Nile perfects its splendor. Here you will see the calm Nile dipping itself through a narrow gap to fall a gap of about 150 feet down, mixing up out the loud white water, an incredible view! Cross over the Nile River, by the ferry for dinner and overnight at Para Safari Lodge.

Accommodation options: Para Safari Lodge (luxury), Pakuba Safari Lodge (mid-range), Red Chilly Rest Camp (budget)

Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Game drive safari and launch cruise

A game drive and boat cruise are the major Uganda safari activities in Murchison Falls National Park.

After breakfast, start an early game drive before dawn to catch up with the early risers. In this exciting game drive, you will be able to see the animals like jackals, hyenas, giraffes, lions antelopes elephants, and the Uganda cobs among others. You will rest from the game drive for anything to eat and later on lunch. The afternoon time will be for an open launch cruise. The boat trip will take you to the top of the falls where animals like the buffaloes, hippos, crocodiles, elephants and plenty of water birds like fish eagles and rare shoebills and many more will not escape your sight. Retire for overnight and dinner.

Day 3: Tour the magnificent top of the forest and later return to Kampala

After early morning breakfast, check out of the lodge, drive to the captivating top of the falls and leave for Kampala. The top of the falls is  wonderfully an eye catching scene as its where waters of river Nile, Africa’s longest river, forces itself through a narrow rock path (7m wide), before strikingly dipping down 43 m. It is an incredible photo opportunity. After an hour or less at the top of the falls, proceed with the day’s drive to Kampala where you arrive in the evening. Large en route up on reaching Kampala, the drive will transfer you to your hotel or drop you at Entebbe.

End of the exciting 3 days safari to Murchison Falls National Park