Murchison Falls National Park Uganda




3 days


Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda's largest and oldest conservation area.  The park is bisected by the Victoria Nile, which plunges over what remains of the rift valley wall, creating the 45m Murchison Falls. The park was named after President of the Royal Geographical Society Sir Roderick Murchison by Samuel Baker in the 1860s. Its also known as Kabalega National Park


  • Game Drives
  • Boat Rides
  • Birding


DAY 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park

DAY 2: Game Drives & Boat rides

DAY 3: Departure


  • Entrance fees
  • Return Transport to Kampala/Entebbe
  • All activities (Unless labelled as optional)
  • Accommodation according to itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Bottled mineral water in the vehicle
  • International flights
  • Visa Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips
  • Personal Purchases (souvenirs, drinks )
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Covid-19 tests/Quarantine Costs

Day by Day

Our representative will pick you up from the hotel and proceed to Murchison Falls National Park.

Alternatively, fly on a scheduled (daily) flight to Chobe or Bugungu Airstrip. (1hr) upon arrival, you’ll be met by our representative and driven to the Lodge.

Note: We can include Ziwa Rhino Santuary on the itinerary today for a guided walk to view the rhinos walk followed by a lunch. Continue up to the Park, check in to your accommodation of choice.

Journey: +6 hrs

Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Budget: Red Chilli Hideaway Midrange: Pakuba Safari Lodge Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge

Embark on a morning game drive in search of herds of buffaloes and elephants, Rothschild Giraffes, leopards, lions, Jackson’s hartebeest, bushbucks, Uganda kob, waterbucks, warthogs and other wildlife. After lunch, embark on a launch trip to the base of the Falls. Cruise past huge hippo pods, crocodiles, bathing buffalo and numerous aquatic birds adorning the north bank on the way to the mighty waterfall. The list includes the Shoebill Stork, the Goliath Heron – the largest heron in the world – and pairs of elegant Grey Crowned Cranes - Uganda’s national bird. Also seen along the banks of the Nile are the Blue-headed Coucal, Swamp Flycatcher, Squacco Heron, African Jacana, Sandpipers, Denham’s Bustard, Abyssinian Ground-Hornbill, Black-billed Barbet, Black-headed Gonolek, Eastern Grey Plantain-eater, We then hike to the top of the falls and return back to lodge.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner

Accommodation: Budget: Red Chilli Rest Camp /Midrange: Pakuba Safari Lodge/ Midrange: Paraa Safari Lodge/

After breakfast, we head to Kampala/Entebbe. End of Tour.

Journey: 6+ hrs

Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

We can include additional days on this itinerary so as to experience attractions like

Hot Air balloon Safaris, Chimpanzee tracking in Budongo Forest, Birding the Royal Mile, Sport fishing, Culture & Heritage Tours.


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