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Safari Itineraries

Safari Itineraries

This  wildlife tour holiday features tracking Rhinos, a launch cruise on the River Nile to the bottom of Murchison Falls, Safari Game Drives to see Lion, Giraffe, Big 5, Birds, Hippos, Nile Crocodiles, antelopes etc.

This 3 days Murchison Falls National Park wildlife safari in Uganda / Murchison Falls wildlife tour in Uganda wills usher you to Murchison Falls National Park positioned in the north west of Uganda stands as the largest national park in the country stretching to 3,840km. The park is bisected by the famous Nile River that flows 115km with in the park boundaries powering into Lake Albert and the Albert Nile starting a new course that moves out of Uganda through a place called Nimule. The greater Murchison Falls Conservation Area which incorporates the surrounding Bugungu and Karuma Wildlife Reserves stretched over a geographical coverage of 5, 308 sq. km. The park derives its magical name from the Murchison Falls whose name was bestowed upon it by the famous European explorer Sir Samuel Baker on his Nile expedition from its mouth. The park supports four of the big five Species including lions, leopards, elephants and Buffaloes. The Rhinos used to exist but faced extinction in 1983 but have been re-introduced and they thrive in the neighboring Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary awaiting to be re-introduced in the wild.

The park features open savanna vegetation intercepted with scattered borassus palms mostly in the northern section, the southern section is dominated by savannah woodland, the riverine vegetation along the Nile River and the forested landscapes towards Rabongo forest. Murchison Falls National Park is a home to 76 species of mammals which include on the top of the earlier mentioned, the water bucks, bohor reedbuck, deffasa water buck, the Oribis among others. The park is a home to the rare patas monkey. The Park also supports 460 species of birds including the Vulnerable and rare shoe bill stork.

Safari Highlight of the 3 Days Uganda Safari to Murchison Falls National Park.

Day 1:

Transfer from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park. Make a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route to track white Rhinos

Day 2:

Do morning game drive and afternoon Nile launch cruise

Day 3:

Visit the top of the falls and transfer back to Kampala