3 days Murchison falls & Wildlife tour, the Park is the largest protected area in Uganda covering 3840 square kilometers; the park is located in north western Uganda in the north end of the albertine rift valley. Over 76 mammals have been recorded such as; aardvark, pangolin, lions, leopard, African elephant, giraffes, Africa buffaloes, waterbucks, the famous Uganda kob, bushbucks, oribi, side striped jackals, hyena, and 451 bird species; shoebill, secretary bird, martial eagle, kori bustard, vultures, nightjars, saddle billed stork, bee eaters, hoopoe, African grey hornbill, just to mention but a few, not forgetting the aquatic life of; hippopotamus and Nile crocodiles. The big budongo forest supports the presence of primates in the park as well as a health number of chimpanzees have been registered.
Itinerary for 3 days Murchison falls & Wildlife tour
Day 1: Rhino tracking and Top of Murchison falls
Safari starts in the morning at your hotel or airport, you will be picked by our driver guide for the three days excursion to Murchison falls national park. The journey takes like 4 hours but activities on the road can make it longer, first stop in Luwero for fresh fruits like; bananas, pineapples and mangoes on season. Next stop is at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. The only place where you can see the once extinct Rhinos in Uganda, after rhino tracking stop for lunch before continuing to the park. Entering the park we drive to the top of Murchison falls, a place of its kind. Big volumes of water struggling through a narrow escape to for the world’s most powerful falls, breathe taking sightings. Continue to the lodge for check in.
Day 2: Game drive and Boat cruise on the Victoria Nile
Early breakfast or packed in the morning, we set off for a game search; hyenas returning to their dens, elephants, oribi, lions, buffaloes, giraffes, Uganda kob, leopard, warthogs, waterbuck, bush pigs. Beautiful birds; secretary bird, shoebill stock, goliath heron, saddle billed stork, brown snake eagle, African harrier hawk, black bellied bustard, crown plover, African jacana, just mention but a few. In the afternoon after lunch ago for a boat cruise to the Murchison falls, seeing big Nile crocodiles, big schools of hippopotamus, monitor lizards, water birds like, the African fish eagles, African darters, king fisher’s, common sandpiper, and wild animals drinking water on the water ways. Return to the lodge for dinner. Optional evening game drive.
Day 3: Morning game drive and Depart for kampala or Entebbe
Early morning check out after breakfast. Have a short game drive as you proceed out of the park passing through small settlements and villages within the park. Stop for lunch on the way before reaching Kampala or Entebbe in the evening. Our drive guide will be glad to bring you at the place of your convenience. End of 3 days Murchison falls & Wildlife tour