Day 1 | Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park (Travel Time 5hrs+)

Rothschild’s Giraffes at Murchison Falls National Park
Boat cruise at the bottom of Murchison Falls

Pickup time 6:30 am at your hotel or place of residence, after breakfast we begin our wildlife safari to Murchison Falls driving northward through Masindi.

As we enter the park we proceed to the top of the falls that makes the park so famous and well known. This is a place for most memorable pictures and a taking in of the sounds and sights, including the a rainbow that does not disappear, which is created by the mist of the falls. The top of the falls is spectacular, being so close to the falls and hearing the roar and seeing the splendour from the top is such a wonderful experience.

Murchison Falls is “A sneak peek into Heaven”, you realise “the anger of the Nile”. It is a true master piece of nature. In a small space a million cubic meters of water from the Nile squeeze themselves through the Albertine gorge as they make their way towards Egypt. The river is 50-m-wide (165-ft-wide) and goes through a 7-m-wide (23-ft-wide) gorge plunging down 45 m (150 ft) creating that roaring sound that will stay with you. Something you will never forget and there is something about standing alongside the mighty River Nile.

We then drive to the lodge and check in to selected accommodation,

  • Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury)
  • Fort Murchison Lodge (Mid-range)
  • Red Chilli Camp (Budget)
Lunch at the lodge/camp

After lunch we take an evening boat cruise on the Nile River to the bottom of the falls, there is a lot to see like Nile crocodiles, hippopotamus along the bank and in the river in schools or families, bird species like goliath heron, carmine bee-eaters, red throated bee eater, giant king fishers among others, monkeys, buffaloes, elephants, bush bucks, water bucks, and so many others.

Return to the lodge for dinner and refreshment.

Day 2 | Murchison Falls National Park to Kampala (Travel Time 5hrs+)

Elephants at Murchison Falls National Park
Warthog at Murchison Falls National Park

Early morning breakfast and set off for early morning game drive with an UWA ranger. This is like a game in the African Savannah whereby one loses or wins. A lot of birds, lions, elephants, hippos, buffaloes, giraffes, and humorous appearing warthogs can be viewed. When you are on the safariyou can experience Uganda in the heart of Africa.

After the game drive, we cross the Nile by ferry and head to Masindi. Lunch will be at the oldest hotel in Uganda, the Masindi Hotel. Afterwards we continue our journey to Kampala, reaching it in the late afternoon.

The above tour package will include

  • Private Safari Vehicle and Driver/Guide
  • Accommodation on Full Board
  • Trip to the top of the falls
  • Ferry crossing
  • Murchison Falls boat cruise safari
  • Park entry fees including the vehicle
  • Safari game drive with an Uganda Wildlife Authority ranger
  • Fuel
  • Bottled water for the journey
  • Lunch on the way back to Kampala
  • Any other activities not mentioned in the program

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