3 days Murchison Falls National Park and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Mojhi (Uganda)
USD614
  • 3 days
    (Duration)
  • 4.9
    (Rating)

3 days Murchison Falls National Park and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary



Description

The Murchison Falls Tour takes you to the renowned Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s spectacular heritage, with breathtaking scenic allure, and landscapes. You will enjoy a game drive and a boat cruise along the Nile River and observe the squeezing of the Nile River in a 7 meter gorge before tumbling 40 meters down in a thunderous explosion and then flows down into a very peaceful river whose water banks are swarmed with a profusion of water and land animals as well as birds. Lastly the famous chimp tracking deep in the forest.


Itinerary

  • Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park

    You will be picked up around 8 am from your Hotel in Entebbe / Kampala and then start your drive to Murchison Falls National Park passing through beautiful woodlands and Savannah grasslands. This journey takes 6-7 hours with stopovers at interesting tourist attractions en route.
    You will have lunch en route.

    Dinner and overnight at:

    Accommodations
    Budget - Twiga Tales Lodge
    Midrange - Fort Murchison
    Luxury - Paara Safari Lodge

  • Day 2: Game drive and Launch cruise

    You will wake up very early and set off at 6.30am for a sunrise game drive in the Nyamsika plateau to see the Cape buffaloes, Rothschild’s giraffes, Uganda kob, hartebeest and waterbucks. You may also spot oribi, bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, shy sitatunga, bush duiker, warthog and bush pig plus large carnivores including lions, leopards and spotted hyenas. Crocodiles and hippos will be seen along the banks of the Nile. Some of the more common birds that can be seen include goliath heron, Egyptian geese, pelican, bee-eaters, kingfishers, hornbill, cormorant, saddle-bill stork and the rare shoebill stork.

    You will return to your lodge for a late breakfast and some relaxation before setting off in the afternoon for a boat cruise on the placid Victoria Nile, upstream, to the base of the falls. En route you will see hippos, crocodiles, water buck and a wide variety of birds including the unusual shoebill stork. The boat stops just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron” for pictures to be taken of the photogenic and majestic Murchison Falls.

    You will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at :

    Accommodations
    Budget - Twiga Tales Lodge
    Midrange - Fort Murchison
    Luxury - Paara Safari Lodge

  • Day 3: Visit Ziwa Rhino and travel back to Kampala

    After your breakfast drive to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, Rhino tracking takes about 2 hours in the company of well trained and knowledgeable local guides. After this great experience, you will head to the restaurant for your lunch, and later transfer to Kampala / Entebbe.


Inclusions

  • Airport transfer on Day 1 and Day 3
  • Transportation Charges
  • Game drive
  • Rhino Tracking Permit
  • Launch Cruise
  • Park entry fee
  • Guide fee
  • Full board accommodation
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • All meals

Exclusions

  • International flights.
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).
  • Tips.
  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).
  • Government imposed increase in Taxes, Gorilla trekking permits and or Park Fees.
  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.

Package Cost

All Costs mentioned are per person in USD : 

Vehicle Type Safari Van
Group Size Budget Mid Range
1 874 1003
2 614 708
3 555 619
4 519 615
5 497 586
6 483 579

 

Vehicle Type Land Cruiser
Group Size Budget Mid Range  Luxury
1 955 1086 1377
2 656 752 970
3 586 651 866
4 555 641 851
5 528 619 822
6 511 608 804

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Accommodations -

Entebbe:
All Costs mentioned are in USD.

Room type Secrets Guest House 2 Friends Beach Hotel Protea Hotel by Marriott
Single room 40 170 235
Double room 50 235 285

 

 

 



Kampala:
All Costs mentioned are in USD.

Room type Marie's Royale Hotel Cassia Lodge Speke Resort, Munyonyo
Single room 50 140 155
Double room 60 165 175

 


Refund Policy

  • Cancellations more than 60 days before the adventure date - No Cancellation fees 100% Refund.
  • Cancellations between 30-60 days before the adventure date - 75% Refund.
  • Cancellations between 8- 29 days before the adventure date - 50% Refund.
  • Cancellations between less than 7 Days before the adventure date - No Refund.
    - Gorilla and Chimp permits and flight tickets are excluded from the above percentages and are 100% non-refundable

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