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This 6 days camping safari through Murchison falls national park is a breathtaking experience. The safari takes you to Zziwa Rhino sanctuary, the only home of white rhinos in Uganda. At the moment there are about 23 rhinos in the sanctuary and the safari provides you the life time opportunity to track them on your trip to Uganda.

The safari continues to Murchison falls national park which lies in the north west of Uganda where the sweeping Bunyoro escarpment tumbles into vast palm dotted savannah. This the oldest & biggest national park covering a total space of about 5,663 sq km of land.

The park is bisected by the mighty while Nile which plunges 45m over the remnant rift valley wall creating the dramatic Murchison falls. A safari boat cruise on the ‘Victoria Nile’ brings you closer to regular visitors to the river banks like the elephants, Rothschild giraffes, Hippos, Nile crocodiles, aquatic birds to name a few.

The game drives in this park are overwhelming since you will be waking up amidst wild action to embark on a game drive.

Travel Times

  • Murchison Falls national park > Kampala               +6hrs

 

DAY 1:- Entebbe area, Camping

Upon your arrival in Uganda at Entebbe airport, your guide will pick you and give a full safari briefing and take you shopping for your safari drinks then head to your designated campsite.  Depending on your flight details, the first highlight of your safari will be a sunset boat cruise or nature walk. Camping will be Botanical gardens Entebbe at a camp-site with permanent ablutions.

Accommodation; Tented camp, campsite with ablutions
Activities; A sunset boat cruise or nature walk

DAY 2:- Entebbe to Murchison falls National park via Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Wake up early in the morning & grab your first forest breakfast at the camp then embark on a 6hours drive to Murchison falls with a en-route stop over at Zziwa for Rhino tracking. Take a guided nature walk to track the white Rhinos. This ranch is the proud home of the only wild rhinos and the only place where you will be able to rhinos in the wild in Uganda. After rhino trekking return for a picnic lunch in the home of rhino and then proceed with your journey to Murchison falls national park & visit the top of falls. Embark on a walk along the most powerful falls on the African soil in order to gain close scenic views of Murchison falls. Later head to your private camping grounds with bush ablutions for dinner & overnight.

Accommodation: Tented camp with bush ablutions
Activities: Rhino trekking, Top of the falls nature walk

DAY 3:- Nile delta & White Nile safari boat cruises & night game drive

Early in the morning have a Nile breakfast listening to the Nile squeezing through an 8m wide gorge and plunges with a thunderous roar into the “Devil’s Cauldron” and then embark on a drive to the jetty for a Nile delta cruise for about 2-3hrs. The Victoria Nile delta is a 20km voyage downstream from Paraa and is home to rare wetland birds including shoebill & papyrus endemic species. The boat will leave you around the delta point & your guide will transfer you to your designated private campsite with bush ablutions for lunch and in the afternoon embark on a drive to the jetty for a white Nile safari boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. . This 2-3hrs boat cruise to the bottom of Murchison falls reveals plenty of wildlife such as hippos, Nile crocodiles & water birds along the river banks to name a few. Later return to your campsite with game drive en-route for dinner & night game drive. This 2hrs night game drive is one of the rewarding game drives to try out. A lot of night wildlife is exposed to you for viewing like the bush bucks, lions, the night jars, kobs to name a few then after return to your campsite for overnight.

Accommodation; Tented camp with bush ablutions
Activities; Nile delta & White Nile safari boat cruises & night game drive

DAY 4:- Game drives

An early morning call from the one of the camp assistant will get up before the sunrise. Grab yourself an early morning bush breakfast at the camp and get ready for a half day game viewing on the northern part of the park. Exploring this largest & oldest national park in Uganda is a breathtaking experience. Plenty of game will be spotted on your game drive among which are oribi, Rothschild giraffe, Elephant, warthog, reedbuck, Lion among others. Return to camp for bush lunch & relaxation. In the late afternoon embark on another game drive to stand another chance to sight more game in it’s natural habitat and later in the evening return to the campsite for dinner, relaxation and overnight.

Accommodation; Tented camp
Activities; Game drives.

DAY 5:- Murchison falls to Kampala

This is our last day in Murchison falls, we get to wake up with the sunrise, enjoy our bush breakfast in this savannah grassland whilst watching the camp assistants dismantle the tents. Do a game drive on your exist and embark on 6hrs drive to Kampala. Lunch is en-route and may arrive in Kampala in the late afternoon depending on traffic for dinner & overnight.

Accommodation; Hotel

DAY 6:- Kampala walking safari

This is our last day on the safari and we get to do a walking safari in Kampala as you do your shopping whilst sighting the city. Later we travel to Entebbe airport depending on your flight details!

Activities; Walking safari

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NB:- Minimum age on scheduled departures is 15 years old

  • Ground transportation in customized safari vehicles
  • Service of Professional guide, ranger guide, safari camp chef, camp assistants
  • Nature walks
  • Game drives
  • Safari boat cruise
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary
  • All meals and mineral water whilst tented camps
  • All entrance and camping fees within the national parks and reserves
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Tourism levy & conservation fees
  • Some meals, Drinks & activities as requested from guest
  • Items of personal nature e.g tips, telephone, laundry e.t.c
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