3 Days Murchison falls safari

Code: NBHTY
3 DAYS - 2 NIGHTS
Category:
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  • Murchison-Falls-National-Park 1
  • Murchison_Falls_National_Park

Visit the famous thundering waterfalls on the world’s longest river, The Nile. Enjoy an exhilarating game drive through the Murchison Falls National Park and see lions, hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, antelopes, elephants in their natural habitat.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONEntebbe/ Kampala
DEPARTURE TIME7.30Am

INCLUDES:

  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari.
  • Game drive, boat cruise, rhino trek.
  • Transport to and fro Murchison Falls National Park in a fuelled four wheel drive safari car
  • Park entrance fees
  • Lunch en route
  • Bottled mineral water in the car
  • Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals

EXCLUDES:

  • International airfares & Visa fees.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Accommodation in Entebbe/ Kampala
  • Other personal items.
  • Souvenirs.
  • Anything else not mentioned in our itinerary.


 

Our Itinerary for 3 days Murchison falls Safari Package:

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DAY ONE: RHINO TREK

Early in the morning, we’ll pick you up from your accommodation in Kampala and drive North towards Masindi. We will make a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary home to the endangered African rhino. The sanctuary covers an area of 70sq kilometres and in addition to the rhinos is also home to over forty mammalian and reptilian species including monkeys, hippos, crocodiles and numerous bird species. You’ll trek the sanctuary with a trained guide and see the rhinos and other animals up close. After lunch, you will take the Paraa ferry from the southern to the northern bank of the Victoria Nile alighting twenty five minutes later followed by a five minute drive to Paraa Safari Lodge. Paraa Safari Lodge is located within the park offers a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Its luxurious pool overlooks the winding River Nile below, which was the setting for the classic Hollywood movie
“The African Queen” (starring Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart).
“Travel Time: “8 Hours
“Activities: “Rhino Trek
“Meal plan: “Lunch and Dinner

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DAY TWO: GAME DRIVE & BOAT CRUISE.

We’ll pick you up from the lodge early in the morning and embark on a game drive to catch the animals enjoying their morning meal. We’ll drive through the park following the instructions of an experienced guide and encounter lions, buffaloes, elephants, hippos, different kinds of antelopes, warthogs, and many species of birds and butterflies. We’ll return to the lodge to enjoy a late breakfast, explore its surroundings and lounge by the pool. After lunch, you’ll take a boat down the Victoria Nile River to the base of the Murchison falls. The ride takes you along the extensive papyrus edged Victoria Nile home to many animals and birds. Expect to encounter hippos, crocodiles, buffalo and other animals that come to the river for a drink and a dip.
“Activities: “Game drive & boat cruise
“Meal plan: “Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

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DAY THREE| RETURN TO KAMPALA

After a delicious breakfast, we will drive to the top of the falls. At this point the Victoria Nile squeezes through an eight metres wide gorge and plunges forty three meters with a thunderous roar into the “Devil’s Cauldron”, creating a rainbow. We will then drive back to Kampala with a brief stop for lunch in Masindi at Masindi hotel, the oldest hotel in Uganda built in 1923 by the now defunct East Africa Railways and Harbours Company. Ernest Hemingway was involved in two plane crashes at Murchison Falls and Butiaba airstrip, within the space of one week and recuperated at Masindi Hotel.
“Travel Time: “7 Hours
“Activities: “Drive to Top of the falls
“Meal plan: “Breakfast & Lunch

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