3 Days - Murchison Falls and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Duration - 3 days

This 3 days tour Murchison Falls Tour takes you to the renowned Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s spectacular heritage, with breathtaking scenic allure, and landscapes. You will enjoy a game drive and a boat cruise along the Nile River. You will visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route.


Short Itinerary


Day 1 (May 27, 2024) - Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park
Day 2 (May 28, 2024) - Game Drives and Boat Cruise in Murchison Falls National Park
Day 3 (May 29, 2024) - Murchison Falls National Park to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary (Rhino Tracking) to Kampala

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Safari tour prices vary depending on the starting date, your group size, and the choice of stay.

Ensuite Accommodation Packages


Below are packages with a few popular ensuite options for your private tour, starting on May 27, 2024, in a group of two adults . Ensuite hotels are tented camps/lodges that can be inside/around national parks. You will have a private room with attached bathroom. Meals are provided by hotels.

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Option E1: $724 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $760 per adult for safari with Mini Land Cruiser, $796 per adult for safari with Standard Land Cruiser, $868 per adult for safari with Extended Land Cruiser
- Stay at Murchison Falls Bamboo Village - Cottage, Murchison Falls from May 27, 2024 to May 29, 2024 [Bed and Breakfast]

Option E2: $842 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $878 per adult for safari with Mini Land Cruiser, $914 per adult for safari with Standard Land Cruiser, $986 per adult for safari with Extended Land Cruiser
- Stay at Pakuba Safari Lodge, Murchison Falls from May 27, 2024 to May 29, 2024 [Full Board]

Option E3: $888 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $924 per adult for safari with Mini Land Cruiser, $960 per adult for safari with Standard Land Cruiser, $1,032 per adult for safari with Extended Land Cruiser
- Stay at Murchison River Lodge - River Tent, Murchison Falls from May 27, 2024 to May 29, 2024 [Full Board]

Option E4: $968 per adult for safari with Safari Van, $1,004 per adult for safari with Mini Land Cruiser, $1,040 per adult for safari with Standard Land Cruiser, $1,112 per adult for safari with Extended Land Cruiser
- Stay at Murchison River Lodge - Thatched Cottage, Murchison Falls from May 27, 2024 to May 29, 2024 [Full Board]

A detailed list of inclusions is shared below. We have many more accommodations and addon tours to offer. Please share with us your requirements by clicking on the "Request Quote" button below, and our reservations team will get in touch with you.


Itinerary


Day 1 - Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

You will be picked up around 8 am from Kampala (or Entebbe) and then start your drive to Murchison Falls National Park passing through beautiful woodlands and Savannah grasslands. This journey takes 6-7 hours with stopovers at interesting tourist attractions en route.
You will have lunch en route.

Day 2 - Game Drives and Boat Cruise in Murchison Falls National Park

You will wake up very early and set off at 6.30am for a sunrise game drive in the Nyamsika plateau to see the Cape buffaloes, Rothschild’s giraffes, Uganda kob, hartebeest and waterbucks. You may also spot oribi, bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, shy sitatunga, bush duiker, warthog and bush pig plus large carnivores including lions, leopards and spotted hyenas. Crocodiles and hippos will be seen along the banks of the Nile. Some of the more common birds that can be seen include goliath heron, Egyptian geese, pelican, bee-eaters, kingfishers, hornbill, cormorant, saddle-bill stork and the rare shoebill stork.

You will return to your lodge for a late breakfast and some relaxation before setting off in the afternoon for a boat cruise on the placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the falls. En route you will see hippos, crocodiles, water buck and a wide variety of birds including the unusual shoebill stork. The boat stops just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron” for pictures to be taken of the photogenic and majestic Murchison Falls.

Day 3 - Murchison Falls National Park to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary (Rhino Tracking) to Kampala

After your breakfast drive to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, Rhino tracking takes about 2 hours in the company of well trained and knowledgeable local guides. After this great experience, you will head to the restaurant for your lunch, and later transfer to Kampala (or Entebbe).

Stay Locations


Day 1 - Murchison Falls

Day 2 - Murchison Falls

Maps


Meals


Day 1 - Lunch & Dinner
Day 2 - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 3 - Breakfast & Lunch

Drive Times


Day 1 - Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park takes about 5 to 5.5 hours (290 km)
Day 3 - Murchison Falls National Park to Ziwa Rhino Sanctaury takes about 2.5 to 3 hours (136 km)
Day 3 - Ziwa Rhino Sanctaury to Kampala takes about 3.5 to 4 hours (169 km)

Note: These are estimated drive times. Because of the traffic, location of the accommodations, and several other factors, actual drive times may vary. Driving distances are approximate and do not account for exact places.

Inclusions


  • Park Fees (for Non-Residents).

  • Game drive as mentioned in the itinerary.

  • A professional driver/guide.

  • 4x4 Land Cruiser or Safari Van.

  • All Taxes and VAT.

  • Meals as per itinerary.

  • Drinking water while on safari (2 litres per person per day).

  • Activities mentioned in the itinerary.

Exclusions


  • International flights.

  • Airport Transfers (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Tips (Tipping guidelines).

  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).

  • Government imposed increase of Taxes, and or Park Fees.

  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

3 Days - Murchison Falls and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Duration - 3 days

This 3 days tour Murchison Falls Tour takes you to the renowned Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s spectacular heritage, with breathtaking scenic allure, and landscapes. You will enjoy a game drive and a boat cruise along the Nile River. You will visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route.


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