Murchison Falls National Park is in the northern part of the Albertine rift valley. It started as a game reserve in 1926 and later as a national park in 1952 making it the oldest and biggest national park in Uganda. It covers 5072 Sq kilometers this inclusive of Karuma wild life reserve, Budongo and Kaniyopabidi forest reserves. The Park boasts of over 76 mammal species and over 360 species of birds. The uniqueness of the park is the waterfall where the water goes through a narrow gorge of about 8neters creating an area where it rains through the whole year with 98% chance of observing a rainbow at a closer range. Highlights include, Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking, Top of the falls, game drives, View of Lake Albert, boat trips along the Nile to the bottom of the falls on River Nile.

Itinerary at a Glance

Days Morning Afternoon
01 Transfer to MFNP Ziwa Rhino SanctuaryTop of the Falls
02 Morning Game Drive in MFNP Boat cruise on the Nile
03 Transfer Entebbe Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Entebbe  , Murchison Falls National Park

You will be picked from the Airport or your hotel, drive south west through Nakasongola, drive to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track the white rhinos and lunch, Drive further towards MFNP, on reaching the park you will drive to the top of the falls to see how the calm Nile forces itself through a narrow gorge through which it explodes into the falls. After you will transfer to your lodge. Global Village/Red Chilli Camp: FB Basis

Day 02: Morning Game Drive and Afternoon Boat Cruise

Our morning safari of Murchison National park starts around 6:30am, with an early morning breakfast or packed breakfast. Drive to the Ferry crossing area to the northern bank for a thrilling game drive. Here we Expect to see the some of the big 5 (Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard) and other wildlife animals not forgetting the Giraffe; you will also have a panoramic view of Lake Albert. Later, return for breakfast and relax at the Lodge waiting for lunch. If lunch. In the afternoon, take a boat cruise to the bottom of the mighty falls; you will see Hippos, crocodiles, elephants and other animals, as well as a variety of bird species. Dinner and O/N Global Village Packwach/Red Chilli Camp: FB Basis

Day 03: Transfer to Entebbe

After breakfast, drive through the cool tropical rain forest of Budongo on your way to Entebbe. Expect to see, road site markets for fresh fruits interacting with the locals. Continue to Entebbe through Kampala arriving late in the afternoon. Transfer to the hotel or Airport. Lunch will be served on the way. HB Basis

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