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3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Tour

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3 Days/2 Nights
Availability : Year round
Murchison Falls National Park
Min Age : 1
Max People : 200

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Tour

3 days Murchison Falls safari tour is ideal for those looking for adventure in the wild, game drives on the savanna plains and so much more. A safari to Murchison falls features game drives, trekking and boat trip on the Nile.

This park is bisected by the River Nile as it continues its journey to the Mediterranean sea. The southern section of the park is made up of woodland savannah and also inhabits a rain forest which provides some of the best chimpanzee trekking experiences. It also gives access and the best views to the thunderous Murchison falls. Whereas Northern bank of the River Nile is made up of short land savannah and provides opportunities for wild game drives.

Day 1 Travel to Murchison Falls  National park

Early morning, you will be met by your safari guide and then travel to Murchison Falls National Park. On the way, you have an option to do rhino tracking at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. This is the only place to see rhinos in the wild in Uganda. You track rhinos on foot under the guidance of an expert guide. We definitely recommend this adventure for a safari to Murchison falls. Continue to Murchison Falls park with a lunch stop at Kabalega Dinner Resort. Arrival will be in the afternoon. The day will end with an evening game drive towards your safari lodge for relaxing, dinner and overnight.

Travel time – Approx. 7 Hrs

Meal Plan – L,D


Budget – Hornbill Bush Lodge/Heritage Safari Lodge

Mid- Range – Murchison River Lodge/ Pakuba Safari Lodge

Luxury – Bakers Lodge/Para Safari Lodge

Day 2 Murchison Falls National Park adventure

After having breakfast, you are to have a morning game drive in search for giraffes, water bucks, elephants, warthogs, leopards, lions, oribis and so on. You then feed on your packed lunch as you get ready for the boat trip to the bottom of the Murchison Falls. Expect to see hundreds of hippos bathing, crocodiles, warthogs, antelopes, elephants, buffaloes, lions, hyenas and many more. 

Murchison Falls National park is also home to over 350 bird species. You are advised to wear a hat and insect repellent to avoid bites of insects. You will then hike with a guide to the top of the falls to see how the Victoria Nile plunges over 45 meters over the Remnant rift valley wall thus creating the thunderous Murchison Falls. This day with an evening game drive which leads you back to your lodge.

Meal plan – B,L,D


Budget – Hornbill Bush Lodge/Heritage Safari Lodge

Midrange – Murchison River Lodge/Pakuba Safari Lodge

Luxury – Bakers Lodge/ Para Safari Lodge

Day 3 Travel to Kampala

Having had breakfast, we check out of the park. You may decide to do chimpanzee tracking(optional) in the Kaniyo Pabidi forest or drive straight to Kampala. We shall have a lunch stop on the way and arrival will be in the afternoon and this will mark the end of your 3 day Murchison Falls Safari.

Travel time – Approx. 7 hrs

Meal Plan –B,L,

Accommodation – Not included

Cost –USD 450 per person based on 2 people travelling

Included in the 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Tour

ferry crossing fees on the River Nile

All park entrance fees

Wildlife safari drives

All meals as the itinerary states

2 Nights’ accommodation in Murchison falls

Boat trip to the bottom of the Murchison falls

4WD Safari customised vehicle

English speaking driver guide

Bottled drinking water

Not included in the 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Tour;

Activities marked optional in the itinerary. (Chimpanzee trekkking, rhino tracking)

Drinks besides water provided in the safari car

Packing list

A pair of water proof trousers and jacket.

A hat

Insect repellent

A pair of sun glasses

Personal camera

A pair of binoculars


While on site, we accept payment in only US Dollars, GB Pound, Euro and UG Shillings.

You can remove the bits you do not want and add the ones that you want to meet your budget and interest.

B,L,D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy your 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Tour!

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