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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Arrival and Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Arrival and Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Upon arrival at Entebbe Airport in the early morning hours, you will be received by your driver guide who will brief you about your trip. Afterwards, you will hit the road to head North through the districts of Luweero and Masindi with a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary with lunch en route then proceed to Murchison Falls National Park. Later, you will be arriving at your lodge for your dinner and overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Murchison Falls National Park
Best Time To Visit December to February (Easier to spot animals)
High Season June to September (Peak time for Uganda)
Best Weather June and July (Less rain and lower temperatures)

Wildlife in Murchison Falls NP

ChimpanzeeOccasional
ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
BuffaloCommon
HippoAbundant
LionOccasional
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ZebraNone
Accommodation:
Fort Murchison (Room)
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Game Drive and Boat Cruise at Murchison Falls National Park

Game Drive and Boat Cruise at Murchison Falls National Park

After an early morning breakfast, you will go for a sunrise game drive in the Nyamsika plateau to see the Cape buffaloes, Rothschild’s giraffes, Uganda kob, hartebeest, and waterbucks. You may also spot oribis, bushbucks, Bohor reedbucks, shy sitatunga, bush duikers, warthogs, and bush pigs plus large carnivores including lions, leopards, and spotted hyenas. Crocodiles and hippos will be seen along the banks of the Nile. Some of the more common birds that can be seen include goliath heron, Egyptian geese, pelican, bee-eaters, kingfishers, hornbills, cormorants, saddle-bill stork and the rare shoebill stork.

You will return to your lodge for some relaxation before setting off in the afternoon for a boat cruise on the placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the falls. En route, you will see hippos, crocodiles, waterbucks, and a wide variety of birds including the unusual shoebill stork. You will return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Murchison Falls National Park
Accommodation:
Fort Murchison (Room)
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Murchison Falls NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Morning Game Drives and Transfer to Entebbe

Morning Game Drives and Transfer to Entebbe

After an early morning breakfast, you will proceed for another game drive in the morning. It will be a great time as you look out for various animal species though most of them will be seen in the grasslands feeding such as buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, lions, and antelopes, not forgetting a number of bird species. You will proceed to transfer back to Entebbe with lunch en route arriving later in the evening. You will be dropped off at the airport or at your hotel.

Main Destination:
Entebbe (City)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.
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  • This tour is offered by Primate Safaris , not SafariBookings.
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  • The exact order, contents and rates of this tour is subject to availability.
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