3 Days Murchison Falls Safari – Big 5 Tour

Murchison Falls Safari – Big 5 Game

  • 3 Days, 2 Nights
  • Midrange Accommodation
  • Start/End: Entebbe
  • $750
Murchison Falls Safari


On this amazing 3 days Murchison Falls safari of Uganda’s largest protected are; home to a wide range of savannah wildlife such as elephants, buffalos, lions, giraffes, antelopes, crocodiles, hippos and more. Enjoy the views of these magnificent falls where Nile forces its way through a gorge in the rocks and tumbles 43m below flowing westwards into Lake Albert.

You will enjoy a stop over in Nakasongola at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and track the white rhinos,  an afternoon boat safari to the bottom of the falls where you will afterwards embark on a hike to the top of the falls  and enjoy the magnificent views of the falls from above.

The Murchison Falls Safari presents to you the famous Africa Big 5 game, African Lion, Cape Buffallo, African Elephant, Rhino and Leopard.

Safari Highlights

  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Murchison Falls Game Drive Safari
  • Nile River Boat Safari
  • Scenic drive through Budongo Forest

Itinerary Summary

Day 1: Drive to Murchison Falls via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Safari on the Nile
Day 3: Transfer to Entebbe/ Kampala

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Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls N.P via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Murchison Falls Safari

Start the Murchison Falls Safari with an early morning breakfast and a stopover will be made at Nakasongola where you will have lunch then transfer to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, an asylum to the Rhinos. Enjoy a glimpse of the white Rhino, continue to the Royal Mile, enjoy the view and some birding around the vicinity and the road then transfer to Murchison falls National Park.

Approximate travel time: 4 to 5 hours

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge/ Pakuba Safari Lodge/ Murchison River Lodge

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 2: Game Drive & Nile Boat Safari

Murchison Falls Safari

After an early breakfast, set off for a morning game drive on the Northern Delta Nile. Lions, buffalos, waterbucks, Jackson’s hartebeest, Rothschild’s giraffe, oribi and baboons are some of the animals to expect. Other activities in this game drive include bird watching, and sightseeing across the open savannah, dotted woodland and riverine vegetation along the Nile and Albert delta. You will then return to camp to rest and have lunch.

After lunch, you will embark on a three hour boat cruise on the Nile. This boat ride offers an amazing view of the falls from the bottom angle. Hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, and aquatic birds can be seen along the shores of the river. Hike up to the top of the falls and enjoy the magnificent Murchison Falls Safari view as they squeeze their way through a gorge in the rocks and tumbles 43m below flowing westwards into Lake Albert

Approximate travel time: 4 to 5 hours

Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge/ Pakuba Safari Lodge/ Murchison River Lodge

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3: Transfer to Entebbe via Budongo Forest

We begin the day with breakfast then embark on our journey back to Kampala taking on the Budongo forest route that will provide magnificent views overlooking Lake Albert from the rift valley escarpment overlooking Butiaba. On arrival in Kampala you will be transferred to Entebbe for your departure flight.

Approximate travel time: 3 to 4 hours

Meals included: breakfast, lunch


Murchison Falls Safari ends

Included in the price

  • Park Entrance Fees
  • All Accommodation as per itinerary
  • 4×4 Safari Vehicle Trasportation
  • Professional Driver/Guide
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Airport Pickup and drop off

Not Included

  • Items of personal nature
  • Personal Insurance
  • Visa processing and Visa Fees
  • International Flights
  • Tips & Gratuities
  • Anything not included in itinerary

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