Murchison Falls National park - The home to world’s most powerful water
This is the largest park in Uganda and famous for its falls. The rushing water of river Nile being forced through narrow gorge has fascinated world for centuries,
On the way to Murchison falls National park you can either make a stop at the ziwa rhino sanctuary and then proceed to murchison falls gaza in wonder at the majestic cherds of giraffe as you drive through the park enjoy seeing families of elephants –especially on the lunch trip to the bottom of the falls when they come and drink from the riverside and gaze in awe at the huge nile crocodiles basking with their jaws open along the banks.
Itinerary In Summary
Day 1: Drive To Murchison, Visit Rhinos(optional) Enroute.
Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise
Day 3: Morning Game Drive And Transfer Back To Kampala.
DAY 1: Drive To Murchison Falls,Visit Rhino.
Ultimate Wild Safaris driver guide will pick you from your area of accomodation and brief you shortly, thereafter start your trip to Murchison Falls National Park, along the way in Nakasongola District, you will visit the Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking an optional activity. You will spend 2 hours trekking rhinos and also have lunch here before continuing with the journey through Masindi to the park as you view the green flat landscape. Arrive at the park in the evening and use the remaining hours of the day by driving to the captivating top of the Murchison falls. The top of the falls is an incredible scene indeed because it’s where the Nile, Africa’s longest river goes through a narrow crevice in the rock (only 7 meters wide), before violently dipping down 43 meters.
This Uganda’s oldest and largest Park is a habitat to a large number of African wildlife including Water buffalo, elephant, Crocodile, Lion, Leopard, Hippopotamus, Antelope,giraffes, Uganda Kob, Oribi to mention but few. The Nile River, within the park, is a home to a variety of water birds, including the uncommon Shoe-billed stork. Finally a dinner and overnight.
(Paraa Safari Lodge - Luxury option),
(Pakuba Safari Lodge - Midrange option),
(Red Chill Rest Camp - Budget option).
DAY 2: Game Drive And Boatcruise
With your packed breakfast, go for a morning game drive with your guide who will help you spot the plethora of wildlife found in the Park, you will be able to spot a lot of the African animals like: elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, leopards, different species of antelope and many tropical birds. They are all there!
You will drive back to the hotel for lunch. After lunch you take a boat trip to bottom of the water fall. On your way to the water fall you can hike for 45 minutes to Visit the Top of the falls. This is an experience that brings all the senses into play: watch waves of white water tumble hypnotically through this six-meter chasm, listen to the roar, taste the spray on your face and feel the rock shake beneath your feet. Sheer sensory overload! Don’t dare miss this honestly!!
(Paraa Safari Lodge - Luxury option)
(Pakuba Safari Lodge - Midrange option)
(Red Chill Rest Camp - Budget option).
DAY 3: Do Game Drive and Transfer Back Ao Kampala.
With your packed breakfast proceed with a short morning game drive as you depart from Murchison Falls, Your guide will help you spot the plethora of wildlife found in the Park! Here after, you will proceed with your journey back to Kampala including your enroute lunch. Your driver drops you back to either Kampala or Entebbe for your flight.
TOUR AND SAFARI TRANSPORT
STANDARD: 4X4 SAFARI VAN
Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari Vans customized for game viewing and photography. Each safari van comes with a professionally trained driver guide and fuel for the whole safari. Our Safari vans have viewing hatches and each client is entitled to a window seat. Our Vans can take up to eight people. We also have 4×4 Super Customs very comfortable and stable on the road.These carry up to 5 people with their luggage. We also have 4×4 RAV 4 for a group of two people
UPGRADE: 4X4 LUXURY SAFARI LANDCRUISER
We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. They have pop up roofs for proper game viewing and photography. They come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while IN THE VEHICLE). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as your smart phones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed of a window seat.