3 days Murchison Falls tour, Rhinos & Chimpanzee, Murchison Falls National Park lies at the core of the Murchison falls conservation area, the 3840km2, was gazetted in 1952 and formerly called Kabalega falls after the former King of Bunyoro. Murchison falls National Park is the most thrilling park in East Africa, with big game inclusive of about 9000 buffalos, more than 200 lions, 900, elephants, buffalo, with a healty population of hippos, Jackson Hertebeasts, Uganda Kobs, warthogs, Deffassa waterbuck, bohor reedbuck, oribi, leopards, spotted Hyenas with a checklist of over 460 birds is confirmed.
Hightlights for 3 days Murchison falls, Ziwa Rhino and Chimpanzee
- Day 1: Transfer from Entebbe/ Kampala to Murchison falls national park
- Day 2: Murchison falls National park -Game drive
- Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo and back to Entebbe/ Kampala
Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls National park
In the morning after your breakfast, the guide will peak you from your hotel, brief you about this safari and start your safari with a transfer to Murchison falls national park. The journey takes between 6- 7 hours of drive through Luwero triangle, Nakasongola from where you will go for Rhino tracking at Zziwa Rhino sanctuary you will sight both white and black rhinos.
Thereafter, you will have lunch, possibly get some fruit and later proceed to Murchison falls. On arrival at Murchison falls national park, you will have the best of time as you sight baboons, and other wild life species. You will hike to the top of the falls for a beautiful scenery and breathtaking breeze before checking in your lodge. Dinner and Overnight at your lodge.
Day 2: Murchison Falls National Park
After having an early breakfast, you will go for a 4 hour morning game drive to the northern sector of the park, where you will see big game like elephants, lions, buffaloes, water bucks, Uganda Kobs, giraffes, monkeys, baboons, leopards and spotted hyenas. The morning is a very good time for the drive because you get to see many nocturnal animals before they return to their hide out areas. Also, different beautiful birds will be sighted on this drive. Get some astonishing photos with the beautiful morning light.
Thereafter, return to the lodge for lunch and later in the afternoon, you will set off for a boat cruise on the Victoria Nile and enjoy the cool breeze while viewing various colorful birds including the shoe bill and beef eater among many others. It is also a great opportunity for you to spot different animal species at a close range like crocodiles, hippos basking in the sun and a beautiful water scenery.
The drive will take you close to the bottom of the mighty falls and you are welcome to hike to the top of the falls if you like. After your thrilling adventure, you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight. at, Murchison River lodge, Nile safari camp, Paraa safari lodge at lowest, lowest, midrange and luxury respectively.
Day 3: Chimpanzee tracking at Bundongo forest and back to Kampala
After having your breakfast, you will start your journey to Budongo forest, Kaniyo Pabidi eco site located at the boundaries of Murchison falls national park on your way back to Kampala. You will be briefed about tracking, then head out into the forest through the trails. Here you will get the opportunity to interact with the chimpanzees and take some amazing photos. The activity takes 2 hours and afterwards embark on journey back to Kampala amidst the beautiful savannah grasslands and beautiful sceneries. Reaching Kampala, if time allows, a quick stop by the African market for a souvenir before you are dropped off at your hotel/ airport.