4 DAY MURCHISON FALLS BIG FIVE SAFARI

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Overview

Visit Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest and premier wildlife park on this Uganda Safari. Stunning Murchison Falls sights and the presence of the famous Africa Big game will leave your travel excitement fed. Home to elephant, buffalo, lion, and leopard plus a healthy population of hippo and crocodiles that inhabit the River Nile. Take a boat safari to the falls and enjoy the sight of Africa’s wild on the shores of Victoria Nile.

Highlights

  • Ziwa Rhino sanctuary
  • Game viewing
  • The great Murchison Falls
  • Boat cruise on the Nile

Arrival

Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1: Arrive at Entebbe International airport

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You will be picked up from the airport by one of our representatives and transfer you to the hotel. The Boma Hotel is set in tropical gardens in a leafy suburb, a few minutes’ drive from Entebbe International Airport. The rooms combine the modern comforts one expects today with the charm and character of an original 1940’s home.

Main Destination: Entebbe
Accommodation: The Boma Entebbe
Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast

Day 2: Pick up from Entebbe transfer to Murchison Falls

You’ll be picked up from your hotel in Entebbe and driven to Murchison Falls national park with lunch en-route at Kabalega Dinners or Masindi Hotel. Proceed to cross to the northern side of the park and conduct an evening game drive en route to your lodge.

Your base for the next three nights is situated on the northern bank of the mighty Nile River. Wild Frontiers Bakers Lodge is an intimate, safari styled lodge in a large private area, home to an abundant birdlife along the water’s edge. Amazing river views with island nesting egret birds, elephant bathing, and pods of hippos.

Main Destination: Murchison Falls National Park
Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year
High Season: June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather: June and July (Less rain and lower temperatures)
Accommodation: Pakuba Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 3: Full Day Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison falls National Park - Highlights of Uganda Safari

After an early breakfast, head out to the endless plains of the magical Murchison Falls National Park. You might be able to find elephants, lions, buffalos, giraffes, hartebeests, waterbucks, oribis, bushbucks, spotted hyenas, and leopards. Later drive back to the lodge where you will have breakfast and lunch.

In the afternoon, you will take a Private boat safari up the Nile River to Murchison Falls. Carefully watched by crocodiles, hundreds of hippos, buffaloes, water birds, monkeys, and all the other thirsty wildlife that the Nile attracts. After the boat safari, you will hike to the top of the falls. From here you have a wonderful view and fantastic photo opportunities to take that one great historic photo of a lifetime!.

Main Destination: Murchison Falls National Park
Best Time to Visit: Throughout the year
High Season: June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather: June and July (Less rain and lower temperatures)
Accommodation: Pakuba Safari Lodge
Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 4: Rhino Tracking and proceed to Kampala/Entebbe

After an early breakfast, we drive back towards Masindi and have a stopover to track rhinos on foot. After lunch at Amuka or Kabalega dinners, we drive back to Kampala and drop off at an agreed place/hotel.

ziwa rhino sanctuary nature walk

We’ll see off at the airport or drop you at your selected accommodation for the night. Enjoy your trip savanna.

Main Destination: Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Accommodation: No accommodation (End of tour)
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch (Dinner not included)

End of tour

Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
You’ll be dropped off at the airport.

Included

  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide 
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Excluded

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guidelines US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Drinks

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