HOW YOU CAN SPEND 7 DAYS IN MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL
John Speke and James Grant were the first Europeans to visit the present day Murchison falls National Game Park in 1862. It was more thoroughly by Samuel and Florence Baker in 1864-1864.Baker named the falls Murchison falls after the geologist Roderick Murchison.
Vibrant holiday safari welcomes you to Murchison falls located in the northern part of Uganda. It is the largest conservation area, it is traversed by River Nile and has many vegetation types from swamps, tropical rain forest of Budongo, Savannah woodland and grassland that are home to a variety of wildlife which include; chimpanzees in , lions, hyenas, buffaloes, leopards, hippos, crocodiles, small primates, and other savannah, marine and forest species. We invite our dear visitors to visit Murchison falls game park during your safari in Uganda because it is an exciting place to visit, you should not miss out the spectacular game drives and boat cruises to the base of the falls and delta. For one to enjoy and enjoy this game park fully, they should spend 2 to 4 days to explore and have a memorable experience. In this article am going to talk about how one can spend even days in Murchison falls, things to consider for example accommodation, prices, videos, other game park you can visit on your seven days visit (kidepo National park) for three days.
Day 1: Landing and transfer to Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
You will catch a flight to Entebbe airport where our driver guide will welcome you and have a short briefing about the three day safari and three day at kidepo and then drive 4 to 5 hours to Murchison Falls National Park.it can be a 4-5 hour drive to the game park, the journey will start from Zziiwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola. The Zziiwa rhino sanctuary is strategically located near Murchison falls Game Park. You will reach I time check in and refresh have a tasty and energetic meal for lunch then go for a community walk, and also visit shoebill. Later on have dinner then have a rest for an overnight at Amuka lodge and wake up refreshed ready for the second day of explore and a great experience.
Day 2: Zziwa Rhino Trekking and connect to Murchison falls for evening hike on top of the falls.
Rhino trekking: have a tasty breakfast and then drive to the sanctuary for the trek that will take like 2 to 3 hours. This sanctuary accommodates 21 rhinos which are funded by the Rhino International. After this activity, you can exit for lunch at Kabalega diner and then proceed to Murchison falls, you will first visit the Murchison falls and since it will be evening then transfer you to your overnight accommodation.
Day 3: Morning game drive and boat cruise
You will meet up with your guide who will find you at your place of accommodation after your breakfast. Cross to the northern part of Murchison falls NP in wild game which include lions, leopards, elephants antelopes, zebras, and many others.in the delta region we find animals like hippos, crocodiles and the rare shoebill stock. During the day it’s the time animals graze due to the game park’s nature but seeing any animal is according to the luck of the day. Afterwards you will take a break for lunch at your respective lodge and come back afterwards for a boat cruise at the base of the falls. The boat cruise to the base of the falls is seen as the highlight of all the activities at the Murchison falls Park since there you can get a clear view of the water and land animals. After a great explore you will return to the lodge for an overnight.
Day 4: Connect to kidepo Valley for an evening drive.
On the 4th day of the Murchison falls 7 days tour you will wake up to a tasty breakfast and receiving your packed lunch box set up on your way to Kidepo valley with astonishing views of the Karamoja region. Arrive at your accommodation and check in for dinner and night stay in the park. Hotel options are kidepo savannah lodge for mid-range and then Apoka Safari lodge for the luxury option.
Day 5: Kidepo Morning game drive and afternoon nature walk.
Morning game drive; get up with the kidepo sunrays flashing beautifully at your hotel to a tasty breakfast. Then you will have a drive to the park for a game drive to enjoy seeing the elephants, giraffes, lions, jackals, jackson’s hartebeest and kilspringer. This game park offers breathe taking good days. After that activity go back to your respective hotel and later on go for a nature work in the afternoon were the safari guide will join you and take you through the nature walk to discover and get knowledge about the region’s eco system and history. Afterwards drive back to your respective accommodation for a sumptuous dinner and second night stay.
Day 6: connect to Gulu
After your breakfast, you will be driven southwards of Uganda to Gulu, the drive is around 5 to 6 hours’ connection. Arrive at a hotel in Gulu in the evening hours. Check in and have dinner and have a rest.
Day 7: transferred back to Entebbe for your flight out.
Transfer back to Entebbe after an early morning breakfast, check out of your hotel and meet your driver guide to transfer you back to Entebbe with an enroute in lunch in Masindi and stopover at Karuma falls and continue further to Entebbe for your drop off at the Airport or other drop off location as advised.
That will be the end of the 7 days at Murchison Falls Park.
- Pickup and drop off
- Full time safari vehicles for ground transfers.
- Meals Breakfast, and dinner with soft launch drinks.
- Full time English speaking knowledgeable driver guide.
- Park entry fee.
- Launch cruise fee.
- Rhino trek permit.
- Accommodation on all nights as described.
- Meals all trip; breakfast, lunch, dinner.
- Bottled drinking water on the trip.
- Visa fees
- Money transfer fees
- Optional activities not included in the article.
- Personal needs such as telephone calls, laundry, alcoholic beverages, tips.