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3 Day Trip to Murchison Falls National Park


3 Day Trip to Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park is the largest component of the greater Murchison Falls Conservation Area (MFCA) which incorporates the collectively managed 750 SQ kilometer Bugungu and720 Square Kilometer Karuma Wild life reserves to its south. The most important feature of Bugungu and Karuma is the Kaniyo Pibidi forest which harbors chimpanzee community habituated for tourists.

Day 2021


 Meal Plan

Day 1

Drive to Murchison Falls NP,

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Day 2

Game drive & Boat Launch, top of the falls


Day 3

Murchison Falls NP to Kampala/Entebbe


Day 01

Travel to Murchison Falls National Park. (4hr 50 mins 315Km)

Your Guide/ Driver will pick you from your location. After briefing you about the journey, you set off and drive northwest through the Luwero triangle and arive at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. On this 70 square Kilometer woodland south of Kafu River, you will undertake a rhino tracking activity. This is one of the most exciting wildlife activities on offer anywhere in Uganda, not to worry, white Rhinos are not generally aggressive to people. After this activity, you will drive to Kabalega resort for lunch and later continue to Murchison Falls National Park. Enter through Kichambanyobo or Tangi gate, check in at your Lodge, have dinner and rest, Meal Plan, Dinner.

Day 02

Murchison Falls National Park

Early Rise at the Lodge for breakfast. Your Guide will brief you about the activities of the day and cross the Nile by ferry to the northern bank of the park for the early morning Game drive, your guide will help you spot elephants, lions, buffalos, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeests, waterbuck, Oribi, Bohor reedbuck, hyena, if you are lucky leopard. Take a break for lunch and later go for a boat Safari upstream the Victoria Nile to the base of the falls a few meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron” En-route, Marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over this 17km stretch you may see elephants, waterbucks and Uganda Jobs. At the bottom of the falls, you leave the boat and start your quite heavy hike to the top of the falls (aprox 1hr) towards the top, you will see the world’s longest river explode violently through a narrow cleft in the rift valley escarpment to pluge into a frothing pool 43m below. Your guide will be waiting for you to bring u back to the lodge. Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 03

Travel Back to Entebbe. (4hr 50 mins 315Km)

Wake up early and have breakfast at the Lodge. Prepare and set off for Entebbe, your journey is about 260 kms and should take you approximately 5 hours. Arrival in Entebbe, end of our service


Tour price in US Dollars per person

Net & Non-Commissionable – Valid for 2019

Number of pax


Per person

Traveling with 1 pax (FNR)


USD 2,360

Traveling with 2 pax (FNR)


USD 1,780

Traveling with 3 pax (FNR)


USD 1,600

Traveling with 4 pax (FNR)


USD 1,500

 Traveling with 5 pax (FNR)


USD 1,450

Traveling with 6 pax (FNR)


USD 1,400


Included in the price:

  • Ground transport per private 4WD safari vehicle
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation in places mentioned in the itinerary, based on a twin/double room
  • Meals as described in the itinerary
  • Bottled mineral water in the safari vehicle
  • Entrance fees and ranger fees for national parks
  • Activities and excursions mentioned in the program
  • VAT for upcountry hotels and lodges


  • International flight
  • Visa application fees
  • Optional activities
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned above
  • Items of personal nature
  • Tips
  • Activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Phone calls and bar bills.
  • Personal/travel insurance.
  • Driver guide’s gratuity (recommended).
  • All Other Services of a personal nature.
  • All air/flight tickets.
  • Entry visa into Uganda.
  • All kinds of drinks except water.
  • Any activity stated as “OPTIONAL”

Terms and conditions:

* The rates are in US dollars and subject to change.

* Availability of accommodation, permits and activities is not guaranteed until confirmation by your contact person of Footprints Safaris. Permits are sold on ‘first come first serve’ basis.

Prices are subject to change. Availability of accommodations and activities is not guaranteed; reservations will be made after receiving confirmation of the final itinerary and the requested deposit. Should any of the included accommodations not be available, we reserve the right to substitute it with an alternative suitable accommodation, which might affect the final quoted price.

The budget option for this safari is based on very basic accommodation. Private bathrooms cannot be guaranteed which means showers and toilets (or pit latrines) have to be shared in some places.

The estimated travelling hours are based on the actual hours of driving, stops for lunch or photos not included.

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