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Murchison Falls National Park is one of the top tourist hotspots in Uganda, it is most visited by travelers who like to feel the trueness of the Savanah wilderness, the Conservation area straddles the floor of the great Albertine Rift Valley region, and it is the largest and oldest national park popular for the great Murchison fall, after which it was named. Initially, the conservation area was known as the Kabalega National Park. Our 3-day Murchison Falls National Park Safari will have you explore the best things to do in northern Uganda. This trip begins and ends in Kampala or Entebbe.

Tour Highlight

  • Hiking On Top Of The Falls
  • Game Drives
  • Boat Cruise To The Bottom Of The Falls
  • Rhino Tracking
3 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari

3 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari highlights include:-

Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – Part of 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari

Located north of Kampala in the Nakasongola district of Uganda, The Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary is the only place in the country with wild rhinos. Currently home to twenty-two southern white rhinos, the sanctuary offers rhino trekking, shoebill trekking, canoeing, bird watching, and night walks.

Visitors may also spot a range of other species including Uganda kobs, oribis, bushbucks, and waterbucks. The prehistoric-looking shoebill stork is one of the most sought-after birds in Uganda, and the sanctuary is one of the only places where they can almost always be seen.

See over 300 bird species along bird trails through the woodlands, swamp, and savannah, and take a guided night walk, where you will be introduced to extraordinary night sounds and sensations, including a beautifully clear night sky and several nocturnal animals.

3 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari Game Drive

The Murchison Falls National Park Game Drive takes place in the Murchison Falls National Park. The main areas of the drive are the Delta, Buligi Peninsula, and the southern section which is known as the heart of Murchison.

The Delta allows visitors an opportunity to see Lions, while the triangle of grassland in the Buligi Peninsula provides an opportunity to see elephants, buffalo, antelopes, and giraffes. This grassland is bound by the Victoria Nile entering Lake Albert with the Albert Nile flowing out of it.

Lions, leopards, and water birds along with hippos can also be spotted here. Much of the southern part is populated with dense bush and forest, where lions and giraffes can also be seen.

Murchison Falls Boat Trip

Launches run from Paraa to the base of the Falls.  The three-hour return journey is for many a highlight of a trip to Murchison. Along the river, there are thousands of hippos, enormous crocodiles, amazing bird life a possible sighting of the rare shoebill. A boat trip from Paraa to the Delta where the Victoria Nile enters Lake Albert offers excellent game viewing and birding opportunities and takes about five hours.

Selected lodges for your stay during 3 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari:-

Nile Safari Lodge

Nile Safari Lodge is a luxury eco-friendly safari lodge located on the Victoria Nile River banks in Uganda. The lodge is situated in the heart of the Murchison Falls National Park and offers spectacular views of the river and endless game viewing opportunities. Accommodation includes eight secluded Bandas equipped with en-suite facilities, a private view deck with deck chairs, and a mosquito net. Guests may enjoy delicious meals at the on-site restaurant.

Paraa Safari Lodge

Paraa Safari Lodge is situated in Murchison Falls National Park, northwest Uganda. It overlooks nature’s best-kept secret, the River Nile, on its journey from its source at Lake Victoria. The lodge accommodation options include cottages, suites, double, twin, and single rooms featuring fans, balconies, and en-suite bathrooms. During their stay, guests can enjoy delicious local and international specialties at the on-site restaurant. Leisure facilities include a swimming pool, bar, and a gift shop.

Murchison River Lodge

Murchison River Lodge sits on the southern bank of the River Nile overlooking Uganda’s Murchison Falls National Park. In beautiful surroundings, the property offers comfortable and relaxing mid-range accommodations to suit all budgets in attractive thatched cottages, riverside safari tents, and simple camping tents.

Guests can explore the Murchison Falls National Park. One of Uganda’s largest national parks. Guests can relax and unwind at the lodge with a pair of binoculars and guide guidebook or experience a safari and boat trip along the Nile.

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