Uganda wildlife safaris-Wildlife safaris in Uganda
Embark on this 3 day Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison falls for amazing wildlife sightings, boat cruises and amazing scenery. Murchison falls is the top wildlife destination in Uganda. The park is bisected by River Nile, nourishing the park and its inhabitants. The magnificent Murchison falls offer spectacular views and hiking experiences on your Uganda wildlife safari.
3 day Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison falls Highlights
Day 1: Depart for Murchison falls and do an evening game drive
Day 2: Early morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise
Day 3: Depart Murchison falls national park for Kampala
3 day Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison falls itinerary
Day1: Transfer to Murchison falls national park.
Following an early briefing, we will depend Kampala for Murchison falls through the Kampala-Gulu highway. We will have a breakfast stop at the Kabalega Dinner. After the breakfast, we will proceed to Murchison falls national park through the town of Masindi. Proceed to the lodge where we will check in and have a lunch.
Later in the afternoon, we will embark on our first game drive. In a customized safari vehicle, we will drive onto the savanna plains in search for the wildlife that call Murchison home. We hope to have amazing wildlife encounters of lions, leopards, giraffes, elephants, buffaloes, hyenas, water bucks, Uganda Kob, Jackson’s hartebeests and so much more. This game drive lasts up to 4 hours. Return to the lodge for diner and a relaxing evening.
Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise.
On the second day of our Wildlife safari, we will have a very early start as we hope to see more of the nocturnal wildlife before they turn in for the day. On this game drive, we get to see the animals we may have missed on the previous game drive. More so, you will be more relaxed as you get to slow down and each particular animal we encounter. After the game drive, we will return to the lodge for an early lunch before the boat cruise.
The boat cruise is launched at Paraa and takes us to the bottom of the Murchison falls. This cruise is both relaxing and still offers amazing sights of elephants, hippos, crocodiles and other antelopes as they quench their thirst. Plenty of bird species like the woodland kingfisher, African fish eagle, lapwing, and crested crane can be seen on the cruise. At the bottom of the falls, we will disembark and hike alongside the falls to the top. Here, we will get to experience the force of the Nile as it is forced down a 7 meter gap. We will return to the lodge for the evening and night.
Day 3: Return to Kampala.
On the last day of this 3 day Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison falls, we will have a lazy breakfast, check out of the lodge and depart for Kampala. Lunch will be at the Kabalega diner. On arrival in Kampala, the guide will drop you at your hotel, residence or airport. This will mark the end of our 3 day Uganda wildlife safari.