The 3 Day safari to Murchison Falls National Park will take you to Uganda’s largest park. This is a Uganda safari tour to Murchison Falls National Park. This park is in Northwestern Uganda on an area of 3,840 sq km.
The park was gazetted in 1926 as a game reserve. The vegetation of the park is Savannah grasslands.
Victoria Nile that flows through separating it into two (the northern and southern bank).
Murchison Falls is home to over 451 bird species. They include Great blue Turaco, Goliath heron, the Shoebill, dwarf kingfisher and more.
There are 76 mammal species in Murchison Falls National Park. The park has a big number of Nile crocodiles.
The star attraction is the magnificent and thunderous Murchison Falls. Here the Nile squeezing their way through a gorge that is 8m wide.
There are many camps and safari lodges in Murchison Falls. You can opt for any Murchison falls national park accommodation type. For this 3 day safari Murchison Falls, our accommodation of choice will be Paraa Safari Lodge. We have listed the lodges we use on this Uganda tour.
Paraa Safari Lodge came into existence in 1954. It is the oldest of Murchison Falls National Park accommodation.
The lodge is in the north west of Uganda. It overlooks one of nature’s best kept secrets, the River Nile. this is on its journey from its source at Lake Victoria to join Lake Albert.
Paraa Safari Lodge offers a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Each of the rooms is a haven of style and serenity, complete with balcony and private bathroom.
Paraa Safari Lodge offers a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. It is set in an area of landscaped gardens. The lodge recreates a mood that we have come to associate with the famous explorers of East Africa.
Paraa Safari Lodge offers a choice of fine dining throughout one’s stay. The Explorer’s bar is the ideal watering hole after a day of wildlife discovery in Park.
Nile safari lodge is on the southern banks of river Nile. The lodge is surrounded by the well-to-do papyrus forest.
Nile Safari Uganda Lodge comprises of beautiful wooden chalets along with lavishness tents. The rooms are in locations that give an amazing view of the park along with the African wilderness.
The most exciting aspect about this lodge is the natural feel that you get yourself in. staying at the Nile Safari Lodge get you close to the environment. This let you experience the beauty of Africa.
Nile safari lodge is well designed with ten spacious rooms. There are 5 wooden chalets as well as tents. The rooms are well equipped with en-suit washrooms. they also have air conditioning making the rooms comfortable. You have luxury balconies that will give a perfect view of the area.
Pakuba Safari Lodge is in North West of Uganda on the Eastern Bank of the Albert Nile. the lodge prides itself in tastefully furnished rooms offer comfort, style and serenity
Pakuba Safari Lodge is on the Eastern Bank of the Albert Nile. This lodge in Murchison Falls National Park overlooks the spectacular River Nile. The lodge location affords panoramic views of the mighty River Nile. You will enjoy sweeping vistas of the surrounding riverine forest below.
There is also captivating surrounding wilderness where you get the chance to see wildlife. You may see the Giraffes, Elephants, Antelopes and sometimes leopards.
3 Day Safari to Murchison Falls Outline
Day 1: Morning departure with a stop at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. Game drive on arrival at Murchison Falls National Park. Overnight at your lodge.
Day 2: Early morning game drive with an afternoon boat ride and hike to the top of the falls. Night game drive with overnight at your lodge.
Day 3: Early morning game drive, late breakfast and drive back to Kampala
Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park
Pearl of Africa safari guide will pick you up from your hotel at 7:00 am. He will also you about your 3 Day safari to Murchison falls. You will start your 6 hours journey to Murchison Falls National park.
The 3 day safari to Murchison falls goes through the Luwero with a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. you will be here for Rhino tracking. This is home to the southern white rhinos.
Enjoy an hour of trekking the second largest of the land animals. This is before you proceed to Masindi. You will stop here for lunch before you proceed to the park.
Upon entry, drive to the top of the falls. Along the way you will see various animals such as warthogs, baboons among others.
You will have an amazing experience at the top of the falls. You will watch the magnificent falls squeezing through the rocks in an 8m gorge. Take as many photos as you can.
You will later drive to the jetty in time for the ferry across to paraa. Proceed to Paraa safari lodge to relax the whole evening. Dinner and overnight will be at your Murchison Falls Accommodation.
Murchison Falls National Park
Start the day on 3 day Safari to Murchison Falls National Park with an early breakfast. At 0700hrs your driver and the ranger guide will pick you up from the lodge.
During the drive you will be in position to see many animals. In your list of animals to see in Murchison are lions, buffaloes and giraffes. You should not miss elephants, antelopes, water bucks and birds among others.
After the game drive, drive back to the lodge at around 1140 hrs. You will have time to freshen up and relax awaiting lunch. This is in preparation for the afternoon boat cruise.
On the boat you will be able to see various Nile crocodiles and hippos. Along the banks are buffaloes, elephants as well as different beautiful birds.
Your birding list will have bee eaters, the coloured kingfishers and many others. For the lucky ones, the shoe billed stork would be a welcome trophy.
The boat ride will take you to the bottom of the Murchison Falls. At this point you will be able to see the mighty waterfalls well.
It is time to get off the boat and cut some calories with a hike. you will start from the bottom of the falls up the top. Meet your driver waiting for you at the top of the falls.
With game drive, drive back to your lodge for an evening or relaxation. Dinner and overnight will be at Paraa safari Lodge.
Murchison Falls National Park to Kampala
Start the day with breakfast at your Murchison Falls safari lodge. This is before you embark on the final Game drive after checking out.
It will be a great time as you look out for wildlife you did not see before. Among the obvious are buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, lions and antelopes. You should not miss some bird species too. Later, leave the park with a stop along the way for lunch. proceed with the journey reaching Kampala in the evening.
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