3 Days Murchison Falls Tour

Take the 3 days Murchison falls tour in Uganda to visit the country’s largest protected area whose palm-studded grassland supports dense populations of wildlife including four of the Big Five. Altogether the park has 77 mammal species and 451 recorded bird species. The awe-inspiring superabundance of wildlife, the spectacular Murchison falls that give the park its name and the great scenery shall make your Murchison Falls Trip a memorable one.

View the falls from the top for a bewildering spectacle while the boat safari to the bottom of the falls is an encounter for immense concentrations of hippos, birds and the Nile Crocodiles. Of the Murchison Falls Safaris, the 3 days Murchison Falls Tour is the most desired one because it offers the visitor a lot in the not-so-much time.

Highlights for the 3 Days Murchison Falls Tour/Safari/Trip in Uganda

  • Adventurous game drive experience
  • The thrilling Murchison Falls view from the bottom
  • Top of the falls excursion for a bewildering spectacle
  • Bird watching
  • Delicious food
  • Exciting boat safari on the Nile
  • Optional Rhino tracking
  • 2 nights accommodation in a wildlife park lodge
  • Road trip from Kampala/Entebbe
  • Uganda country-side tour
  • Meet professional local guides
  • Cultural encounters
  • Drive through Budongo Chimpanzee Forest
  • Crossing the Victoria Nile inside the park

Detailed itinerary for the 3 Days Murchison Falls Tour

Day 1: Journey to Murchison Falls National Park, Rhino tracking activity

From your hotel/residence in Kampala, depart at 0630hrs and route via the outskirts of the city heading to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Tracking the extremely endangered White Rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is a special occasion. You will not only witness the most successful Rhino breeding project in the world but also contribute to their survival.

Proceed to Masindi town for lunch and later access Murchison Falls National Park via Kichumbanyobo gate. Take a scenic ride under shades of green, cross the seasonal Sambiya River proceeding to the top of the Murchison Falls. Continue and cross the Nile to the North Bank and settle-in at your preferred Lodge. Later in the evening, take a sunset game-drive and end your day in an adventurous style.  Accommodation at your preferred lodging facility.

Day 2: Game drive and Safari Launch Trip

At your Safari Lodge, wake up to the wild sounds and join your driver/guide on an early morning game drive. Murchison Falls is haven to 76 mammal species and over 451 recorded bird-species. The north-bank section is savannah that is naturally decorated with borassus palms, acacia trees and riverine woodland. Looking out for Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Herds of Buffaloes, Rothschild giraffe, Hippos by the delta, Waterbuck, Bushback and Jackson’s Hartebeest among others. The birdlife is also rich with species like the Abyssinian Ground Horn Bill, Grey Herons, African Fish Eagle and Saddle-billed Storks among others. Return to the Lodge for lunch.

At 1400hrs, transfer down to the pier/dock on the Nile River. Get on board and undergo briefing by the boat-guide. Against the current, start your boat-cruise heading to Murchison Falls. En-route, you are likely to see Hippos, Nile Crocodiles and other animal species grazing on the banks. Birding enthusiasts are likely to spot African Fish Eagles, Pied Kingfishers, Malachite Kingfishers, Red-throated bee-eaters and egret species among others.

The boat shall pull over close to a rock before the “Devil’s Cauldron”, take pictures, sit on the rocks and exploit every moment with full sight of the Bottom of Murchison Falls. Dis embark from the boat and take a hike to the Top of Murchison Falls. At the top, you will bear witness to the great wonder of nature as Mighty Nile funnels itself through a 7 – 8 meter gorge. With incredible force, the Nile roars and groans creating a permanent spillage and a set of rainbow arches. Join your driver/guide and ride back to the hotel.

Day 3: Travel back to Kampala/Entebbe airport

On your last day of the 3 days Murchison Falls tour, have a leisurely breakfast after checking out of the lodge. Embark on the journey back to Kampala with lunch at Kabalega diners. Drop off at your preferred place/hotel in Kampala or Entebbe airport. End of the 3 Days Murchison Falls Tour. Request a Quote

Prices per person (US dollars) for the 3 Days Murchison Falls Tour and Safari

No. of Pax 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Budget 920 598 525 470 445 415 405 405 405

Safari Price inclusions for the 3 Days Murchison Falls Tour

  • Road Transport (private) throughout the trip.
  • Park entry fees and game drives
  • Boat Launch trip to the bottom of the falls
  • All meals as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation as per choice of lodging category. Rooms/cottages are self-contained.
  • English-speaking driver/guide.
  • A litre of bottled water per day
  • Excursion to the Top of Murchison Falls.

Price exclusions for the 3 Days Murchison Falls Tour

  • Rhino tracking permit fees for Ziwa Sanctuary
  • Visas/Entry Permit for Uganda if required.
  • Pre & Post Tour Accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe
  • Personal Insurance Covers.
  • Tips, Beverages and Souvenirs
  • All items of personal nature

Budget accommodation for the 3 days Murchison Falls Tour

Options for the budget lodges include Heritage Safari Lodge, Park side Safari Lodge and Hornbill Safari Lodge. Please note that there are many budget lodges although our quotations are based on the above three. Incase you may prefer a certain lodge, kindly let us know and we advise.

Mid-range accommodation options for Murchison Falls Tour

Mid-range Lodges are Fort Murchison Lodge, Pakuba Safari Lodge, Sambiya River Lodge, Murchison River Lodge, Tilenga Safari Lodge. We can recommend the best for you but which one would you prefer?

Luxury accommodation in Murchison Falls National Park

For those to stay in luxury lodges at the park, choice can be made from Paraa Safari Lodge, Chobe Safari Lodge and Twiga Safari Lodge. Incase of a super luxury lodge like Nile Safari Lodge, prices will be adjusted upwards.

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