Explore Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s oldest and most scenic national parks. Gazetted in 1952, the park has attracted tourists from all walks of life including explorers, royalties, nobles, politicians and statesmen, celebrities etc. Enjoy game viewing in this park and explore the Murchison Falls, formed when the Nile squeezes through an 8m wide gorge and plunges with a thunderous roar into the “Devil’s Cauldron”, creating a trademark rainbow.

Enjoy game drives in the northern section of the park characterized by savanna and borassus palms, acacia trees and riverine woodland that attracts incredible wildlife including huge herds of buffaloes and elephants, well-camouflaged leopards, lions, giraffes, Jackson’s hartebeest, bushbucks, Uganda kob, waterbucks, warthogs, crocodiles and hippos etc.

Trip Highlights

  • Hike to the Top of the falls
  • Game drives
  • River Nile Boat Cruises
  • Sightseeing
  • Bird Watching

Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Travel from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park. Have a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking.

Day 2: Game Viewing in Murchison Falls National Park. Launch trip to the Bottom of the Falls. Hike to the Top of the Falls.

Day 3: Morning Game Drive. Return to Kampala. Drop off at the hotel or Airport.

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Day 1: Kampala – Murchison Falls National Park
After breakfast, our guide will pick you from your hotel for a trip to Murchison Falls National Park, the largest and most scenic national park in Uganda. The trip takes you through the famed Luweero Triangle, a historical place in Uganda. Visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a place where a rhino breeding programme is run in Uganda. You will track the rhinos on foot through the savanna bush, an amazing experience that will bring you face to face with one of the African big five. Have a stopover in Masindi Town for lunch and later on continue into the park enjoying game viewing enroute. Overnight at Red Chilli Rest Camp or Fort Murchison Camp (Budget) / Murchison River Lodge or Pakuba Lode (Midrange) / Paraa Safari Lodge or Chobe Lodge (Luxury)

Day 2: Game Viewing in Murchison Falls National Park
Wake up early in the morning for a game drive. Catch up with the early risers as they enjoy their morning bite. Our guide will help you spot different wild animals. Possible wildlife that can be seen include the Rothschild’s giraffes, Hartebeests, Bush bucks, Hyenas, Oribis etc. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the afternoon go for a boat ride to the bottom of the Murchison Falls. The cruise along the Nile is quite interesting given that there are lots of animals and birds that come at the shores for a drink. During the boat cruise session, expect to see one of the largest crocodiles and hippos in Africa, birds and other wildlife that like the riverline shores that even include the big game such as Uganda Kob, Elephants, and Water bucks. Possible bird sightings during the cruise to the bottom of the falls include Kingfisher, Egyptian goose, Pelican bee eater, Goliath Heron among others. Upon reaching at the bottom of the falls, take photographs of the magnificent falls and get some time to relax at the wild waters! Hike to the top of the falls and later our guide will pick you up from the Top of the Falls back to the lodge.  Return to the lodge for dinner and over night. O/D Red Chilli Rest Camp or Fort Murchison Camp (Budget) / Murchison River Lodge or Pakuba Lode (Midrange) / Paraa Safari Lodge or Chobe Lodge (Luxury)

Day 3: Game Drive, Return to Kampala
Enjoy an early morning game drive within the Murchison Falls National Park. Return to the lodge for breakfast. Check out of the lodge and embark on a return trip to Kampala.

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