3 Days Murchison Falls National Park – Uganda Safaris
Murchison Falls National Park covers an area of 3,840-sq km with an altitude of 619m at the delta and 1,292 at Rabongo Hill. The mean temperature is 29 ° and 21°C-low C-high. It has recorded 76 mammal species and 450 bird species and is known to be the biggest national park in Uganda.
Early morning after breakfast, the group is picked up from the hotel in Kampala and driven via Bombo and Masindi town to Murchison falls, National Park. Have either lunch in Masindi or a picnic lunch in Kaniyo – Pabidi forest. Proceed to Kichumbanyobo gate accessing Murchison falls National Park late afternoon. Drive to the “Top of the falls” for a breathtaking sight of the raging Nile and witness it forcing its way through a rocky gap barely six meters wide, the point where the Nile River detonates through a narrow gorge and cascades down to become a placid river. Have Dinner and overnight at Red Chillis Camp with basic accommodation, Sambiya river lodge with mid-range accommodation and a luxury accommodation package at Paraa safari lodge / Nile safari camp.
Early in the morning, go for an early morning game drive at the Northern Bank of the Murchison falls National park to view animals unique to the African Savannah like giraffes, elephants, antelopes, lions, and the Uganda Kob. Mid-morning return to the lodge for breakfast, relaxation and lunch.
In the afternoon return to the Nile river for a launch cruise that leads to the Bottom of the roaring falls where huge crocodiles, schools of hippos, buffaloes, elephants and a variety of water birds like herons, ducks, cormorants, bee-eaters, skimmers, kingfishers, fish eagle and the rare shoebill are seen. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Morning at leisure, drive back to Kampala and lunch on the way.