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Safari Highlights: – the magical Murchison falls, Primates, scenery, unique cultures, birds…

“No visit to Uganda would be complete without a visit to the magnificent Murchison Falls” 

Falls” National Park renowned for its scenic beauty and the spectacular falls, from which the park derives its name. Murchison Falls has abundant flora and fauna to delight the visitor. From rolling savannah and tall grasslands to thick bush and woodlands, the diversity of this park never ceases to amaze visitors and residents alike. They can be viewed from the top where the Nile River narrows from 50 metres to crash through a 7 metre gorge, falling 45 metres to the rocks below

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls NP (5-6hrs)

Pick up from your hotel at 6.00am after breakfast, followed by a drive to Murchison Falls NP passing through beautiful woodlands and Savannah grasslands; along the way you have the option to visit Ziwa Rhino sanctuary a home to both black and white Rhinos where you will go Rhino tracking and see other wildlife at the reserve. Continue to Murchison falls National Park, arriving in time for lunch. Check in at the accommodation facility of your choice (Budget or Luxury).

Day 2: Game drive and Launch cruise

Wake up early with a snack and set off on a Sunrise game drive (about 6.00am) in the Nyamsika plateau, while  on the game drives, Cape buffalo, Rothschild's giraffe, Uganda kob, Jacksons hartebeest and waterbuck are commonly seen. You may also spot oribi, bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, shy sitatunga, bush duiker, warthog and Bush pig plus large carnivores including lion, leopard and spotted hyena.

Chimpanzees and olive baboons head the list of six species of primates found in the park. And Crocodile and hippo will be seen along the banks of the Nile. Some of the more common birds that can be seen include goliath heron, Egyptian geese, pelican, bee-eaters, kingfishers, hornbill, cormorant, saddle-bill stork and the rare shoebill stork.

After the game drive, you will return to the lodge for a full breakfast then relax until time for lunch while enjoying the Hotel facilities. 

At 2:00pm, proceed for a boat trip on the placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the falls. En route you will see hippos, crocodiles, water buck and a wide variety of birds like the unusual shoebill stork.

The boat stops just tens of meters from the "Devil’s Cauldron". From here you will disembark and take a hike to the top of the falls where your vehicle will be waiting for you for pick up. This is an awesome experience, as you will experience the Majestic Murchison falls forming into an impressive rainbow. – A great opportunity for pictures. Thereafter we shall return to your preferred accommodation facility for overnight (budget or luxury)

Day 3: Murchison Falls - Kampala

On this day you have you will check out after breakfast and we drive back to Kampala through Sambiya Gate and Budongo Forest having a view of many beautiful birds, monkeys, baboons and chimpanzees With lunch stop en route, arriving in the late afternoon. 

INCLUSIVE:

  • All Meals and accommodation as per the itinerary at Paraa Lodge or Similar /Pakuba Safari Lodge or Similar
  • All ground transportation in a comfortable 4x4 vehicle.
  • Services of a full time English speaking driver/guide.
  • All Activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Water, coffee or Tea while on safari and lunch en route.
  • Government taxes/levies.

EXCLUSIVE:

  • Items of a personal nature such as Bar Bills, Phone calls etc.
  • Rhino trekking at Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Personal insurance (we can secure for you, please inquire on this)
  • Laundry
  • Accommodation, Dinners and other meals in Kampala
  • Activities or accommodations not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Air fare to and from Uganda
  • Tips and gratuity
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