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3 Days Murchison Falls Tour. Via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Kampala
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Duration

3 Days 2 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

While on this short Murchison falls tour, you won’t miss encountering the Nile Crocodile, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes and a variety of antelopes regularly encountered on game drives, while lions are seen with increasing frequency.

The Nile itself hosts one of Africa’s densest hippos and crocodile populations & a dazzling variety of water birds including the world’s most accessible wild population of the rare shoe-bill. The Stretch of the Victoria Nile provides one of Uganda’s most remarkable wildlife spectacles.

You get to see the Nile squeeze through a 7 – 8 meter wide gorge plunging with a thunderous roar into the “Devil’s Cauldron” creating a trademark rainbow. There is a chance to land a massive catch of the Nile perch which lives within strong currents and highly oxygenated water.

En-route to this park before Masindi town, there is a chance to go track Rhinos at the Ziwa Sanctuary which will be re-introduced back into the wild soon.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kampala / Entebbe International Airport
  • Ziwa Rhino & Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Murchison Falls National Park

Itinerary

Day 1: Kampala to Murchison falls
Day 1: Kampala to Murchison falls

Begin your Murchison falls tour with the panoramic drive north-west through the famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town. Branch off for a visit to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for a guided Rhino walk and picnic lunch. Continue to the spectacularly site at the top of the falls where you can see the Nile’s beauty perfected!! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from up to 1 km squeeze through a 7 meter canyon dropping 45 meters with a thunderous roar creating a beautiful rainbow, a plume of spray and the best thing that happened to the Nile, “the Murchison Falls “. Enjoy the sunset as you return to the lodge.
Accommodation at Paraa safari Lodge (Luxury) or Murchison River Lodge (Mid-range).
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Murchison falls tour
Day 2: Murchison falls tour

Begin your day with a cup of African coffee ready for a game drive, bird watching and sightseeing across the open Savannah dotted woodland and riverine vegetation along the Nile and Albert delta. Here expect to meet elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, leopards, water-buck and a countless population birds, return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch. After lunch, a three hour boat trip along the Nile gives you assured chance to see the Murchison falls from the bottom angle. Hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, and aquatic birds can be seen along the shores of the River.
Accommodation at Paraa safari Lodge (Luxury) or Murchison River Lodge (Mid-range).
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Murchison falls back to Kampala/Entebbe

Wake up at 6:00 am prepared to take a photograph of the African rising sun in the morning and enjoy African breakfast. Return to Kampala with a picnic lunch. Return to Kampala and Entebbe Airport at leisure for your flight to next destination or back home.
Meal plan: Breakfast & Lunch

Included/Excluded

  • Transport in a 4WD vehicle with pop-up roof.
  • All fuel for the tour
  • English speaking Ugandan driver/guide.
  • Accommodation and Meals on Full Board (Breakfast Lunch and Dinner)
  • Park-entrance fees for all National parks
  • All activities described in the itinerary
  • Drinking water throughout the safari.
  • International air fares
  • Entry visa Uganda
  • Meals that are not part of your accommodation.
  • A porter for during the gorilla tracking’s (someone who carries your daypack).
  • Personal (medical/travel) insurance
  • Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.
  • All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.)

Tour's Location

Kampala
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