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Murchison falls National Park derives it name from the Murchison falls where the mighty river Nile explodes through a narrow gorge and flows down to become a placid river whose banks are thronged with Hippos, crocodiles, waterbucks and buffaloes. The Vegetation is characterized by savannah, Riverine forest and woodland. Wildlife includes; lions, leopards, chimpanzee giraffes, buffaloes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda Kob, Chimpanzees and many bird species including the rare shoebill stock.
DAY 1: Kampala - Murchison Falls National Park.
We will leave Kampala in the morning. Drive through the famous Luwero triangle. Take a stopover at zziwa rhino sanctuary for yet an exciting activity of tracking these giants. Have lunch at the sanctuary. After lunch, we will continue driving to the park through Budongo forest on the western arm of the Great Rift Valley. We shall proceed to the top of the falls and enjoy the fabulous falls where the Nile perfects its gorgeous falls concocts a deafening roar and rainbow in a spiral of the spray.cross the great River Nile by a ferry before you retire to the superb confort and service of Paraa Safari lodge. Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge / Barker’s Lodge (high end accommodation) or Murchison River lodge (medium accommodation).
DAY 2: Wildlife Safari - Murchison Falls NP
After your breakfast, you will be transferred to the northern part of the park for a game drive. View Elephants, Buffaloes, Bushbucks, Lions, and a variety of bird species. After lunch, proceed for a two-hour launch cruise up to the substructure of the mighty Murchison falls where sinister water escapes from the narrow gorge, an opportunity to see the amazing hippos, crocodiles, water birds along the river banks enabling a wonderful birding safari. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3: Budongo Forest - Kampala Return Trip.
After breakfast, cross the river back via Budongo forest and lunch at Masindi hotel. Return to Kampala at leisure.
There is an optional activity of chimpanzee tracking at Pabidi Budongo forest on day three in the morning before driving back to kampala.
The safari includes:
Lunch enroute at Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Park entrance fees
Park ranger fees
Relevant government taxes.
Boat boat trip along the Nile
Full board accommodation
Ground transportation by a 4×4 land cruiser
The safari excludes any cost of personal nature:
6. Accommodation in Uganda on arrival.
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