3-Day Murchison Falls Safari



3-Day Murchison Falls Safari 3-Day Murchison Falls Safari
3 Days from $615 p/p in USD Departures: Year Round

This trip offers a great safari experience in a short time, bringing you closer to Uganda's wildlife and nature, with game drives, rhino tracking, a boat cruise to the bottom of Murchison Falls as well as seeing this powerful waterfall from the top. There is a choice of budget, mid-range and high-end accommodation to suit your preference. 


  • Country:
  • You will visit:
    Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Murchison Falls National Park
  • Tour type:
    guided, small group, large group
  • Safari standard:
    luxury, mid-range, budget
  • Wildlife:
    Rhino, lion, giraffe, elephant, leopard, warthog, buffalo, antelope and more
  • Viewing by:
    Game drives, rhino tracking, boat cruise, hike to the top of the Falls (optional)
  • Getting around:
    Pop-up safari van
  • Arrive/Depart:
    Start/end in Entebbe or Kampala

Day by Day

Day 1:  Kampala or Entebbe to Murchison Falls 

Depending on where you're staying, we usually start off at 7:00am and drive from Kampala (or Entebbe) to Murchison Falls. At Nakasongola Premises, turn off at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you can enjoy the excitement of tracking rhino on foot. Afterwards have lunch and proceed for an evening ferry crossing and a fantastic game drive for about 3 hours. Later check into the lodge before 7:30 pm.

Accommodation: Parra Lodge, Pakuba Lodge, Fort Murchison
Meals: FB

Day 2:  Game drive and Nile boat cruise

Wake up for an early breakfast at 6:00 am then a sunrise game drive, which might enable you to see wildlife like lions, leopards, giraffe, elephant, antelope and much more. The game drive will take about 3 hours depending on the nature experience.

Get back for lunch and then prepare for an afternoon Nile Boat Cruise, which takes take 2.5–3 hours. The boat has a sunroof cover as you watch the animals on the banks and in the water. 

Note: If you want to hike to the top of the falls; communicate this to your driver before going to the boat so as to pick you up at the top.

Day 3:  Visit Murchison Falls, return to Kampala or Entebbe

This morning, have a simple game drive before the ferry crossing at 9:00 am, then drive to the top of Murchison Falls. Alternatively, take the option of hiking up to the top. Later on drive to Kampala or Entebbe.



    2 people 3 people 4 people 5 people 6 people 7 people
High End Lodging (Paraa, Nile Safari)     $985 pp   $870 pp   $796 pp   $755 pp   $715 pp   $695 pp
Mid-Range (Pakuba, Murchison River)    $825 pp $775 pp $720 pp $690 pp $645 pp $598 pp
Budget (Heritage Lodge)   $615 pp $575 pp $495 pp $435 pp $418 pp $380 pp



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Available year round - contact us to discuss your dates. 


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