This is a 3 days Uganda Safari involving rhino tracking and a wildlife safari. The safari will include a boat trip, a hike to the top of the falls, a visit to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and game drives. Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s Largest National Park measuring approximately 3,840 square kilometers (1,480 sq mi) alone hence located in Masindi District in western Uganda and in Amuru in northern Uganda. The park is positioned approximately 300 kilometers (190 mi), by road, northwest of Kampala Uganda’s capital city.
The park was named after the spectacular 43 meters high Murchison Falls that were formed due to an outburst of water from world’s longest river rising through a 7 meter gorge into the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley. This river that flows through the park has attracted hundreds of different species of animals and birds to the park, thus making it an ideal platform for wildlife safari. Together with the neighboring Bugungu Wildlife Reserve and the Karuma Wildlife Reserve, the park is part of the 5,308 square kilometers (2,049 sq mi) Murchison Falls Conservation Area (MFCA).
Dominating the vegetation in the northern region of the park is the affluent borassus grassland, which has attracted various animals. The park is a home to the large African wild animals including: Water buffalo, Elephant,Crocodile,Lion,Leopard,Hippopotamus,Antelope,Giraffes,UgandaKob,Oribi,and other animals. The Nile River, within the park, is a home of variety of water birds, including the rare Shoe bill stork.
3DAYS TRIP TO MURCHISION FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Day 1: Drive to Murchison Falls National Park
Take breakfast and drive to Murchison falls national park passing through the famous Luwero triangle, Masindi, Budongo forest on the western arm of the Great Rift Valley. The voyage will provide you with vast stunning panoramas, and then reach the park in the afternoon. Drive to the top of the falls where the Nile perfects its magnificence. Here you will see the calm Nile plunging its self through a narrow gorge to fall a gap of about 150 ft down churning out a deafening roar of white water- far-fetched scenery!
Day 2: Murchison Falls Game Drives, Nile Boat/Launch Cruise Safari
Before going for an early morning game drive to the northern part of Murchison falls National Park led by your tour guide take a cup of tea to warm up. This drive will reward you with encounters of game like, hyenas, leopards, jackals, lions, buffaloes, Uganda Kob , elephants, and many more savannah wild life species. Return for mid morning breakfast and lunch. In the afternoon, you will retire from the game drive for the Boat cruise or launch cruise along the Victoria Nile. This takes you to the bottom of the falls and it will provide an opening to view some of the water animals like the crocodiles, buffaloes, hippos and plenty of birds. Retire for dinner and over night at the lodge of your budget.
Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking Nature Walk
This day you may cross the river to transfer to Budongo forest for Chimpanzee tracking tour and a nature walk before you embark on your journey back to Kampala. You will reach in the evening