3 Days Murchison Falls National Park Tour

Code: 3dayMfnpUG
3 Days
  • Murchison Falls National park
  • endagered-species—elephants
  • rothschild-giraffe-uganda
  • hippo-paraa-murchison

This is a 3 days adventure to Murchison falls national park, Uganda’s oldest and biggest safari destination. You get to encounter a number of wildlife species, birds and primates while on this tour. The biggest highlight is getting to see one of the world’s most amazing water falls, the Murchison falls where the Nile River flows into the calm Victoria Nile. For adventure lovers, this is the perfect weekend getaway.

Day 1: Kampala to Murchison falls park, stop-over at Ziwa Sanctuary

On this day, your driver/guide will set off early morning at 6:00 am from Kampala to Murchison falls national park via Hoima road. En-route we will stop-over in Nakasongola to visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. This is the only place in Uganda where you will see the Rhinos and the breeding was started recently to help re-introduce these animals back in to the wild. After the Rhino tracking, the journey continues to Murchison passing through Masindi town with a stop-over for Lunch. Towards Murchison at Paraa, you will take a ferry to get to the other side where you will check in to your safari lodge for the night. Dinner will be served and you can wind down your evening with views of the sunsets.

Overnight stay at Paraa Safari lodge
Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner


Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

At 3480 sq km, Murchison falls national park has abundant of wildlife with over 76 species of mammals and 451 birds recorded. The second day starts with an early morning game drive in the game tracks to see some of these animals. Popular ones seen here include Lions, Hyenas, Elephants, Hartebeest, Giraffes, and many more. After the game drive, you’ll take a break at your safari lodge before tasting some of the finest cuisines for lunch. In the afternoon, get ready to take an exciting boat trip on the Victoria Nile to the base of the Murchison falls. The boat trip offers excellent views on the wildlife like Crocodiles, elephants etc. along the river banks plus a number of birds. Common birds seen include Blue-headed Coucal , Sandpipers, Denham’s Bustard, Abyssinian Ground-Hornbill, Black-billed Barbet, Swamp Flycatcher, Squacco Heron, African Jacana, Black-headed Gonolek and many more. After the boat trip, your driver will return you to the safari lodge.

Overnight stay at Paraa Safari lodge
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 3: Murchison falls back to Kampala.

After an exciting adventure in Murchison, you will be transferred back to Kampala. You will have amazing views of Uganda on your way back with several stop-overs and much more. If returning back to the airport, a free drop off will be provided on the itinerary cost.

Meal plan: Breakfast & Lunch


End of Tour!

Additional information





Not included

Type of vehicle

4WD Safari Van, Land cruiser

Foods and drinks

As indicated in the itinerary


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