It’s only 5-7 hours drive from Uganda’s capital Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park, Bugungu or Karuma Falls Wildlife Reserves best known as a place where the Nile explodes through a narrow gorge and cascades down to become a placid river whose banks are thronged with hippos and crocodiles, waterbucks and buffaloes. You can also access the park by air through Pakuba is the landing site for the charter flights and this takes about 19kms from paraa The park savanna rain forest and woodland offers great wildlife including; lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda kobs, chimpanzees, and many bird species.
Day 1: Pick up & set off for Murchison Falls National Park
Morning pick up from hotel or airport and transfer to Murchison falls with a stop at Ziwa to see one of the Big five Rhino, Have lunch at the Rhino sanctuary before proceeding to the park. Visit the magnificent falls where you will enjoy and marvel at the mighty Nile with a bird’s eye view, The River Nile is reduced from 300meters wide into a seven meter crevice to thunder 45 meters below in a series of cascades that can be viewed at different points up to the baler’s summit.
After transfer to the crossing point where we raft on a floater across to the northern bank of the river Nile. The crossing takes 3 – 5 minutes, drive for 5 minutes arriving at paraa safari lodge for check in or any other lodge of your budget Murchison River lodge/Sambya safari lodge/Red chill and many more.
Day 2:, Morning game drive, Afternoon Boat trip
Have a cup of coffee, meet with your tour guide and leave for game viewing in search of the early risers. Enjoy game viewing armed ranger who will act as our guide sharing all the knowledge as we drive, As we search for Wildlife that includes the Rothschild Giraffe, elephant, Jackson hartebeest, lions, oribis, elephants, waterbucks and a variety of savannah woodland birds. Enjoy photography by capturing each animal that impresses you.
Later return to the lodge for breakfast, lunch as you wait for the afternoon boat trip adventure. Get driven down the river to start you 3 hrs boat ride with 2hrs up river and 1hr down river. Here you might spot a variety of animal including hippos, crocodiles, snakes, Big Nile perch fish, birds and many more. Carry with you repellant and sun cream you will also be given a bottle of water before departure. Spend your evening relaxing at your lodge, swimming .Dine and overnight at your lodge.
Day 3: Return Back to Kampala
After breakfast depart the park for Kampala with a stopover for a picnic lunch arriving back in Kampala in the afternoon for a drop off at your lodge/hostel or airport.
End of the Safari
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