Murchison Falls National Park:
Duration: 3 days – 2 nights:
Highlights: The Big Five, Top of Falls, Boat Cruises & Game Drives.
Day 1: After an early breakfast depart for Murchison Falls National Park, along the way you will come across lots of activities going on as children walk along the sides of the roads to and from school, men pushing their loaded bicycles, women meticulously preparing their piles of fruit and vegetables to set up their colourful markets. This then would be the beginning of making your colourful pictures! Along to the town of Masindi, here you’ll be totally immersed in the villages you’ll enjoy the colours and its wonderful landscapes.
Approaching the Rhinos at Ziwa, this will be ‘already’ time to focus on the first animal on the list for today the Rhinos. The guided short walk will lead you to the Rhinos, the experience and thrill of walking by the side of these animals in this impressive piece of wooded savanna, coming to take pictures from a few meters is an unforgettable experience. Later you will return to the main offices of this reserve and fill in your comments.
Lunch stop in Masindi, after which you will proceed to enter the Murchison Falls National Park and head on to the Top of Falls of River Nile. The picturesque is amazing, later you will be transferred to your place of accommodation. Dinner and overnight at the Paraa Safari Lodge or Murchison River Lodge or Redchilli Rest Camp.
Day 2: After an early breakfast game drive begins at 7:00 am cross the Nile by ferry. It is with in this park that the natural beauty of the Nile is perfected. You will come across herds of elephants, giraffes, antelopes, Uganda kobs, buffaloes, waterbucks, lions, and several bird species also the unusual saddle bill storks. Be back in time for your lunch. In the afternoon take a 3 hour launch cruise to the bottom of the falls you will come across pools of hippos, be meters away from the toothsome crocodile with his jaws wide open and lots of game coming down to the Nile for the afternoon refreshing. Later get back to Lodge, Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge or Murchison River Lodge or Redchilli Rest Camp.
Day 3: Breakfast at leisure later prepare to leave Murchison Falls national park and head to back to Kampala arriving by early evening, check in to your chosen accommodation. This will mark the end of our Safari.