3 Days Uganda Safari Murchison Falls National Park

Group Size

Minimum 1 traveler


Safari Lodges (Budget, Mid-Range or Luxury)


4X4 Safari Vehicle - Overland Vehicle, Mini Bus


This trip requires a 50% initial deposit in order to secure the limited accommodation.

3 Days Uganda Safari Trip to Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda's largest game park, covering 3,840 sq km of untamed African savanna, riverine forest and woodland. It is most famous for the world's most powerful waterfall - the iconic Murchison Falls, the only falls of its kind on River Nile. This Uganda Safari is ideal for great sightings of a variety of animals and birds including hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, lions, buffalos, waterbucks, bushbucks, oribis, elephants, kobs, hogs, and a cocktail of birds.


  • Top of the Murchison Falls visit/hike
  • Launch Cruise on the Nile with an optional hike to the top of the falls
  • 2 Game Drives for great game sightings



Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park - Top of the Falls

Prepare for pick up from your hotel or residence at 7.00am and drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Expect a brief stopover in Luwero to pick some fruits like oranges, pineapples and jackfruit. Thereafter proceed to Masindi town for your lunch. Drive out of Masindi to a dirt road for about 25 minutes and get to Murchison Falls National Park via the Kichubanyobo gate. Get clearance at the gate and continue for about 1 & 1/2 hours and get to the top of the Murchison Falls. You get to watch the mighty Nile squeeze through a tiny cleft of about 7 meters wide and explode into the world's strongest waterfalls. It is such a glorious sight with incredible picture moments.

Transfer to your lodge for dinner and overnight

- Luxury : Paraa Safari Lodge
- Midrange: Murchison River Lodge
- Budget: Fort Murchison lodge,
*Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner
*Travel Time: 6 Hours

Day 2: Game Drive, Launch Cruise on the Nile with an Optional Hike to the Falls

Be up early for your breakfast at 6.00am and set out for the game drive by 6.30am. The timing aims at catching the elusive nocturnal and hunters such as the lions, jackals, leopards, hyenas, and grazing hippos. Explore the major game trails on the northern side of the Nile for big game sightings including giraffes, buffalos, elephants, waterbucks, bushbucks, kobs, Jackson's hartebeest and oribis among others.

After more than 4 hours of great wildlife viewing, return to your lodge for lunch. Thereafter set out for the 2.00pm launch cruise along the Nile. This is one of the biggest highlights of this Uganda safari. Expect great sightings of a number of animals and birds that throng the river banks including hippos, buffalos, crocodile, monitor lizards, warthogs, elephants, and birds such as skimmers, cormorants, cattle egrets, red-throated bee eaters, kingfishers, African fish eagles and luckily the elusive shoebill stork.

The cruise takes you to the base of the spectacular Murchison Falls. You could leave the Launch and take a 45 minutes hike from the base around to the top of the falls. This hike offers the best experience of the Murchison Falls - the breathtaking views of the rainbow cutting through the falls, thunderous sound of the falls, and cool drops of water brushing on your skin, fills magical. We advise you to consider this hike for the best experience of these glamorous falls.

Transfer to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

*Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Game Drive - Transfer to Kampala

Be up for your early breakfast and set out for yet another exciting game drive. Expect your game count to increase. Later check out of Murchison Falls National Park and travel back to Kampala. Lunch is enroute.

*Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch
*Travel Time: 6 Hours

Tour inclusions

Transport - tour vehicle, drive, fuel
Full board accommodation for 2 nights
All meals
Bottled water
Access fees
Guide fees
Activities - 2 game drives, boat trip, top of the falls


Gratitude and tipping
Alcoholic drinks
Travel insurance
Curion shop purchases
Phone bill and other personnal expenditure

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