Murchison falls national park 3 day Safari trip

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

ziwa rhino sanctuary

7:00 am We start a Calm transfer from Kampala bound for Murchison falls national park with out a doubt the most beautiful protected national park in Uganda.

11:00 am Stop over for an hour at the Ziwa Rhino fund (sanctuary for southern white rhino) as we go to track the rhinos, we will leave our lunch orders with the chef. Drive a little (15min to be precise ) to the location where we start walking on foot. Their is no need to be scared, we have with us an armed ranger carring with him an AK47 gun not to shoot the rhinos but to defend themselves from the deadly poachers.

We are restricted to one hour with the rhinos as the intention will be to re-introduce them to the wild at some stage conservation allows for between 45min to 1hour.

1:45 pm after lunch we continue through masindi into Murchison Falls National Park. On entering Murchison falls national park, we will visit the magnificent Murchison falls where you will enjoy and marvel at the mighty Nile with a birds eye view, The river Nile is reduced from 100meters wide into a seven meter crevice to thunder 45 meters below in a series of cascades that can be viewed at different points up to the baler's summit. 45 minutes later we transfer to the crossing point where we raft on a floater across to the northern bank of the river Nile. The crossing takes 3 - 5 minutes, drive for 5 minutes before we arrive and check into Paraa Safari Lodge

Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge. (L.D)


Murchison falls

6:00 AM Wake up and head to the lobby for a proper wake up cup of either tea or coffee.

6:20 AM Meet up with your tour leader in the lobby, wait at the entry of the lodge as he fetches the vehicle 5 meters from the car park.

6:30 AM We meet with our ranger who will act as our guide sharing all the knowledge as we drive, stop, spot this Early morning game drive on the northern bank of the Nile, takes us 2 hrs. As we search for Wildlife that includes the Rothschild Giraffe, elephant, Jackson hartebeest, lions, oribis, waterbucks and a variety of savannah woodland birds.

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM While you have breakfast self served, reflect on the morning game drive. After breakfast you free time to your self, to write your journal, read your book, sleep, swim its entirely up to you.

12:45 - 1:45 PM Lunch is served.

2:15 PM Get driven down the river to start you 3 hrs boat ride with 2hrs up river and 1hr down river. Here you might spot a variety of animal including hippos, crocodiles, snakes, Big Nile perch fish, birds and many more. Carry with you repellant and sun sreen you will also be given a bottle of water before departure.

5:00 PM You will be back from your boat ride, transfer back to the lodge for a late swim

Dinner and overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge. (B.L.D)


murchison falls ferry

9:00 AM We depart Murchison Falls or go for another game drive then depart at 11:00am if you are staying in Kampala for overnight. We head towards the south. To Kampala 301 KMS with a stop over for a picnic. Arriving back in Kampala between 3 - 5 pm

Quote is based on Paraa Safari Lodge full board basis

1 person on safari $1,500
2 pax on safari $1100 per person
4 - 6 pax on safari $900 per person

Included Are:

1. Rhino tracking fee.
2. All Meals and Uganda hotels & Lodges as per the itinerary.
3. All ground transportation in a comfortable 4x4 vehicle.
4. Park entrance fees.
5. Services of a full time English speaking driver/guide.
6. Water, coffee or Tea while on safari.
7. All boat trips.
8. All game drives.
9. All airport pickups and drops.
10. All activities at stipulated in the itinerary.
11. And all government taxes/levies.

Excluded Are:

1. Bar Bills
2. Phone calls
3. Personal insurance
4. Laundry
5. Air fare
6. All other Services of a personal nature.
7. Driver guides gratuity.

Mid-range and Budget options

Murchison river lodge Fort Murchison Lodge Red Chilli
$758 per person when 4 people $554 per person when 4 people $380 per person when 4 people
$569 per person when 4 people $447 per person when 6 people $354 per person when 6 people