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3 Days Fly In Uganda Safari To Murchison Falls National Park

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This 3 days fly in Uganda safari to Murchison falls national park is an ideal adventure safari for visitors who do not like long hours and distance road drives. Murchison Falls National Park is the Uganda’s largest and most famous made of untamed African Savannah, riverine forest and woodland. Murchison Falls national park is an ideal destination to see several wildlife species both mammals and birds including, Giraffes, Lions, Elephants, Caped buffaloes, Spotted hyenas, waterbucks, Warthogs Uganda kobs, hippopotamuses, and the huge Nile crocodiles. On this 3 days fly in Uganda safari to Murchison falls national park you will take part in wildlife sighting game drives, boat cruise trip on the River Nile and hiking to the top of the Murchison Falls which the most powerful falls.  The safari flies direct from Kajjansi airstrip or Entebbe international airport to Pakuba or Bugungu airstrips inside the park.

The location of Murchison Falls National Park is in northern Uganda, northwest of the capital Kampala, and extends its boundaries to a number of districts within and beyond the Bunyoro escarpment including Nwoya, masindi, Kiryandongo and Buyisa. It is found on the northernmost reaches of the Albertine Rift Valley with its terrain bisected by the Victoria Nile.

Although considered to be an all year-round destination, the best time to visit Murchison Falls National Park for 3 days fly in Uganda safari is in the dry season from December to mid-February, and June to July while bird watching can best be done in the wet season hen migrant birds have arrived

  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Wildlife
  • Activity Level Fairly Easy
    2/8
3 Days Fly In Uganda Safari To Murchison Falls National Park.

Safari highlights

Day 1: Pick up and fly to Murchison falls national park – Night wildlife sighting game drive

Day 2: Morning game drive – Afternoon boat cruise – Hiking to the top of the Murchison falls

Day 3: Fly back to Kajjansi airstrip or Entebbe international airport

Day 1; Drive from your hotel to either Kajjansi airstrip / Entebbe international airport – Fly in to Murchison Falls national park (Pakuba / Bugungu airstrips) – Night wildlife sighting game drive

Safari Package Inclusions and Exclusions at a Glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Transport for 3 days using safari van / safari land-cruiser that is air-conditioned, 4WD and pop up roof
  • Two way domestic flights from Entebbe international airport / Kajjansi Airstrip to Murchison Falls national park
  • Professional English speaking driver guide for 3 days
  • Fuel for 3 days
  • Accommodation for 2 nights
  • Full board meal plan (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
  • Entrance and park activities fee
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Pick up and drop off
  • 3 game drives (2 Morning and 1 night game drives)
  • Afternoon boat cruise along the River Nile
  • Hiking to the top of the Murchison falls
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Accommodation before and after the tour (Kampala and Entebbe)
  • Travel insurance
  • Entry visa
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks (Sodas, beers, wines, gins, special juice orders)
  • Tips
  • Souvenirs and gifts
  • Laundry and telephone
  • Other personal requirements that are not mentioned in the itinerary
  1. Day 1 Drive from your hotel to either Kajjansi airstrip / Entebbe international airport – Fly in to Murchison Falls national park (Pakuba / Bugungu airstrips) – Night wildlife sighting game drive

    Depending on the scheduled time of your flight, prepare for pick up from your hotel or place of residence within Kampala / Entebbe town to drive to either Kajjansi airstrip or Entebbe international airport to fly to Murchison Falls national park in the northwestern Uganda. On arrival at Murchison Falls falls national park, you will be warmly welcomed by our company safari driver guide who will drive you to check in at your reserved lodge, brief you about your safari and have lunch later. The scheduled flights to Murchison Falls national park mostly departs at 12:00pm and arrives in Pakuba or Bugungu airstrip at 13:00pm but a private charter can depart at any time. After lunch, spend your evening relaxing as you prepare yourself for a night wildlife sighting game drive which normally starts at 700 to 800 pm through the savannah plains where you will be able to view various nocturnal animals such as Spotted hyenas, Leopards, Lions,Civet, Bush babies, porcupines, Nightjar, Genets, Hippopotamuses among others. During night game drive you will have an opportunity to experience how animals behave at night and to enhance your chance to see nocturnal species which are really seen during day. Return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight

    Accommodation options
    Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury)
    Pakuba Safari Lodge (Mid-range)
    Heritage safari Lodge (Budget)

    Meal plan; Lunch / Dinner

  2. Day 2 Murchison Falls National Park- Morning game drive – Afternoon boat cruise along the River Nile-Hiking to the top of the Murchison Falls

    Rise up very early to grab your tasty breakfast at around 6:00 am and set off for the morning wildlife sighting game drive by 6:30 am. This is the best time to catch the elusive nocturnal and hunters of the park when they are still active in the park hunting and grazing such as the Leopards, Lions, Spotted hyenas, jackals, African rock python and grazing hippopotamus, on a lucky day, you many meet hunters in action which gives an amazing jungle experience. During the morning game drive, you explore other mammals  through different major park game drive trails including Giraffes, Elephants, Caped buffaloes, waterbucks, Uganda kobs, Bushbucks, Jackson’s hartebeest and oribis, some primates among others plus many bird species. After your adventurous morning game drive at around 1130 am, return to the lodge to freshen yourself, relax, have lunch and then drive to Paraa landing site to depart for an amazing afternoon boat cruise  which one of the major highlights to participate in on a safari to Murchison falls national park.

    In the course of your game drive, expect to see a number of animals and birds swimming and others along the river banks including the huge crocodile, monitor lizards, bloats of hippopotamuses, caped buffaloes, Elephants and some birds such as Skimmers, Kingfishers, cormorants, red-throated bee eaters, African fish eagles and the elusive shoebill stork on a lucky day. The cruise will stop few meters to the bottom of the spectacular Murchison Falls which gives a magnificent views of the falls. After this point, get off the boat and start your hiking which takes about 45 minutes from the base to the top of the falls. This hike will offer you breathtaking views of the whole River Nile from Lake Victoria going through a tiny gorge of only 7 meters wide, becoming violent and causing a thunderous sound after dropping 43 meters into a pool and then become the most powerful falls in the world. Cool water splashes from the falls will brush on your skin making you to feel cool and there are higher chances to see the beautiful rainbow.  After the best experience of the Murchison Falls, meet your driver guide and drive back to your lodge to relax, have dinner and an overnight.

    Accommodation options
    Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury)
    Pakuba Safari Lodge (Mid-range)
    Heritage safari Lodge (Budget)

    Meal plan; Breakfast/ Lunch / Dinner

  3. Day3 : Murchison Falls National Park - Early Morning Game – Fly back to Kajjansi airstrip or Entebbe international airport

    Be up early enough to have breakfast, check out and then go for second a game drive to search for more wildlife species mostly the big cats and predators like Lions, Hyenas, Civets, Leopard among others. This game drive may give you an opportunity to see those animals that you would have missed during the previous game drives. After the game, drive to the airstrip and prepare for your return flight back to Kajjansi airstrip or Entebbe international airport and this will be the end of your 3 days Uganda safari to Murchison falls national park.

    Meal plan; Breakfast/ Lunch

     

fishing on Murchison Falls National Park
Hippopotamuse on Murchison Falls National Park
lion king on Murchison Falls National Park
Birding tour in Murchison Falls National Park
Accommodation options

Day 1 Accommodation options;

Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury),
Pakuba Safari Lodge (Mid-range),
Heritage safari Lodge (Budget)

Meal plan; Breakfast/ Lunch / Dinner

Day 2  Accommodation options;

Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury)
Pakuba Safari Lodge (Mid-range),
Heritage safari Lodge (Budget)

Meal plan; Lunch / Dinner

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price
  • Transport for 3 days using safari van / safari land-cruiser that is air-conditioned, 4WD and pop up roof
  • Two way domestic flights from Entebbe international airport / Kajjansi Airstrip to Murchison Falls national park
  • Professional English speaking driver guide for 3 days
  • Fuel for 3 days
  • Accommodation for 2 nights
  • Full board meal plan (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
  • Entrance and park activities fee
  • Bottled mineral water
  • Pick up and drop off
  • 3 game drives (2 Morning and 1 night game drives)
  • Afternoon boat cruise along the River Nile
  • Hiking to the top of the Murchison falls
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Accommodation before and after the tour (Kampala and Entebbe)
  • Travel insurance
  • Entry visa
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks (Sodas, beers, wines, gins, special juice orders)
  • Tips
  • Souvenirs and gifts
  • Laundry and telephone
  • Other personal requirements that are not mentioned in the itinerary