3 days Murchison falls national park tour is just enough for you to enjoy the offering that this amazing park offers to all its visitors all the yearlong. Murchison falls is the largest protected area located in the north-western region of Uganda spanning in the districts of masindi, buliisa, nwoya and kiryandongo. Murchison falls national park spans from the eastern shores of Lake Albert, to the bunyoro escarpment and around karuma falls wildlife reserve and bugungu wildlife reserve. Your 3 days Murchison falls national park will include, hiking around and at the top of the murchison falls, evening game drive and the boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. To note, the arrangement of the plan is based on the part of the park and the accommodation you shoes.
You will be picked up from the Entebbe international airport and hit the road to drive straight to Murchison falls national park, just North West of Kampala. It is a six hour drive to Murchison falls national park, however, you will not know how fast you have moved because along the way, you will have a lot to enjoy like the street vendors lifestyle of the local people and how they get a living. You will enjoy the variation in landscape and the change in vegetation as a result.
You will en route at ziwa rhino sanctuary and have your lunch there, rest for a few minutes and then hit back on the remaining journey to Murchison falls National Park. When you happen to reach early, you can enjoy the evening game drive where you will spot a lot of animals like the buffaloes, elephants, hippos as they get ready to move in the evening looking for food. Then after, you will come back and have dinner at your lodge / accommodation facility.
An early morning game drive will give you a chance to see a lot animals as they assemble into Murchison falls national park to look for the day’s meals. The game drive will be done in paraa side or the southern part of Murchison falls national park. During the game drive you will spot a lot of animals like the hippos, the Rothschild’s giraffes, and a number of baboons (common in the park). You will have your lunch in one of the nice restaurants of paraa safari lodge, then rest for 30 minutes recess.
In the afternoon, you will go for the evening boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. The boat cruise will expose you to number of Nile water birds like the herons, water gooses, king fishers in their different types among others. You will spend a few minutes at the bottom of the falls, perhaps, you can take some photos there, memories are awesome to make. After you will hike up to the top of the falls, it’s a moment of bliss up at the falls as the water seem to be flowing under the rainbow; formed as the sun rays go through the misty water droplets created as a result of the pressure with which the water hits through the narrow gorge. After, you will return back to your lodge and perhaps pack your bags for the journey back home.
You will wake up and have an English breakfast well prepared by the professional chefs of chobe safari lodge. Around 10am, you will check out of the room and get ready for the ride to lira town, you will spend a few minutes in the town, visiting the market, perhaps, and you can grab some snacks from the supermarket to take you through the 6hr journey. After, your driver will hit the road back to Kampala where you will dine in one of the hotels for diner as you wait for your flight. The driver will also drive you to Entebbe airport for you flight. And that sums up the 3 days Murchison falls safari, it is always worthy it at Murchison falls national park.