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3 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari & Ziwa Rhino

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Overview

Overview

On this safari you will visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola and trek the Rhinos. The Rhinos have been re-introduced to Uganda after years of being extinct due to poaching. However the Rhinos at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary are not the Black Rhinos which were previously in northern Uganda.

Continue on to the rushing waters of the Nile forced through a 7-meter narrow gorge forming the Murchison falls. While in the park – gaze in wonder at the herds of giraffes on your game drive, families of Elephants while on the launch trip to the bottom of the falls, the Nile crocodiles basking in the sun and Schools of Hippos.

Summarized itinerary

Day 1: Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise on River Nile

Day 3: Top of Murchison Falls – Transfer to Kampala

 

 

Day 1: Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

We leave early morning for the 3 days Murchison falls wildlife safari in Murchison Falls National Park. The journey is through several villages in Uganda’s countryside in Uganda with green beautiful vegetation and several roadside fruit and vegetable markets.

Our first stopover will be at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino trekking. The trek can take anything from a few minutes to an hour depending on where the Rhinos are located within the sanctuary. You will receive a briefing from the ranger guide and start on your Rhino trek thereafter. After this experience, you will have lunch and then proceed to the park where you arrive late in the  evening.

Accommodation

  • Up market – Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Mid-range – Murchison River lodge
  • Budget – Heritage Lodge

Day 2: Game Drive and Boat Cruise on River Nile

On day 2 early morning after your breakfast, the driver guide will pick you from the hotel and start your game drive exploring Murchison falls national park. The park has different tracks where you are able to drive and enjoy both the vegetation and the variety of animals.

The highlight of this trip is game viewing in our custom made vehicles where you are able to capture your favorite moments in pictures of Giraffes as they move through the grasslands, buffaloes, Jacksons Hartebeast, Uganda Kobs, Lions, herds of Buffaloes, fishermen on Lake Albert, Waterbucks,  etc. You will be looking for the remaining Big 4 having seen the Rhinos the previous day at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

In the afternoon take the famed boat Safari on River Nile from where you shall watch different animals along the shore and continue to about ten meters from the bottom of Murchison falls – also known as ‘Devils cauldron”. This 2 hour boat journey is a great way to spend the afternoon enjoying the victoria Nile and the several Hippos and Crocodiles.

Day 3: Top of Murchison Falls – Transfer to Kampala

We drive to the top of Murchison falls where 1 km wide Nile forced into a 7-meter gap to a thunderous roar – known as the most powerful falls. There is a resident beautiful rainbow formed making a contrast with the crashing water. After the experience, we proceed to Kampala.

Tour includes

  • Ground transport
  • Park entrance
  • Boat trip
  • Bottled water in the safari vehicle
  • Full board accommodation for two nights
  • Service of an English-speaking driver guide
  • All mentioned activities except for the optional ones

Tour excludes

  • Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • Tips to porters and driver/ guide
  • Insurance

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Important to Note

A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
The deposit is fully refunded if the booking is canceled up to 45 days before arrival.
Balance should be paid 60 days before arrival.

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$625  pp (USD)

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