HIGHLIGHTS:Visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Game drive,Boat cruise along the River Nile, Visit the top of the falls.
DURATION:03 Day Activity.
DESTINATIONS:Murchison Falls,River Nile
-Transport in 2 (9 Seater) 4WD vehicle vans with pop-up roof.
-All fuel for the tour
-English speaking Ugandan driver/guide.
-Accommodation and Meals on Full Board (Breakfast Lunch and Dinner)
-Park-entrance fees for all National parks
-All activities described in the itinerary
-Drinking water throughout the safari.
-International air fares
-Entry visa Uganda
-Meals that are not part of your accommodation.
-Personal (medical/travel) insurance
-Tips and gratuities to rangers, driver/guide, porter, hotel staff, etc.
-All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.)
TOUR DESCRIPTION & ITINERARY
During this holiday, you also experience a visit to the River Nile en-route to the safari to Murchison falls. Activities involved are Visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Game drive, Boat cruise along the River Nile,Visit the top of the falls.
Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park.
After breakfast at your hotel/ residence, start the safari with scenic drive north-west through the famous Luwero Triangle. Make a Stop en route at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to see Rhinos that have since grown in numbers. Then a lunch stop in Masindi Town. Proceed to Murchison Falls National Park, climb up the spectacular Top of the Falls where you can see the Nile’s beauty perfected! Marvel at the Nile, compressing from 50 meters to squeeze through a 7-meter canyon dropping 50 meters with a thunderous roar creating a beautiful rainbow, a plume of spray and the best thing that happened to the Nile…”the Murchison Falls”. Enjoy sunset at your accommodation.
Travel plan: 8-10 hours
Meal plan: Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation options Accommodation at Para Safari Lodge(Luxury), Murchison river Lodge (Midrange)
Day 2:Morning game drive and a boat cruise on the Nile
Early morning game drive on the northern bank of the River Nile. Your guide will help you spot Elephant, Lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, hyena and if you are lucky, the leopard. After lunch, go for a boat safari upstream on the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls stopping just tens of metres from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. En- route, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over this 19 km stretch you will see many animals including elephant, waterbuck and Uganda Kob. This riverine zone is also home for many bird species like Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, Brown pelican, Red-throated bee-eater, various kingfishers, Fish eagles, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. After taking shots of photogenic Murchison Falls, return to your accommodation.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation optionsAccommodation at Paraa Safari Lodge(Luxury), Murchison river Lodge (Midrange)
Day 3: Departure/Return to Kampala
After Breakfast, we check out from Paraa Safari Lodge and drive back to Kampala with a stopover at either Masindi or Kabalega for Lunch.
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch