Murchison Falls stands as the largest National Park in Uganda covering approximately 3,877 Sq. km and one of the most spectacular in Africa.
At the Murchison Falls, the Nile River plunges through a narrow crevice and over a 40-metre drop.
East of the Murchison Falls within the park, are the Karuma Falls, where the Nile River cascades over a breath-taking 23 km of rapids. The scene creates one of the most exciting white-water rafting opportunities in Africa.Your cruise upstream the Nile to the Falls is would definitely be an unforgettable experience. On the banks of the Nile River you will find prolific wildlife including elephant, crocodile, hippopotamus, lion, giraffe, buffalo, and countless antelopes and birds can be observed
Ground Transportation (4WD Vehicle)
2 nights’ accommodation as per options in the itinerary
Applicable hotel tax and VAT
Activities as stipulated on the safari program
Services of an English-speaking Havy Tours driver/guide
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (During the stay)
Bottled drinking water while on safari
All park fees and Entries except the optional ones
Entry permit/visas for Uganda if required.
International/domestic flight fares.
Souvenirs and items of a personal nature like telephone calls
First and last night’s accommodation in Kampala or Entebbe (This can be arranged on request at an extra fee)
Any personal insurance
WHAT TO EXPECT
Murchison Falls National Park Game drive
Launch Cruise to the bottom of the Falls
Mild Bird watching at the River Banks
Hike to the Top of the Murchison Falls
YOUR TRIP ITINERARY
DAY 1: TRANSFER TO MURCHISON FALLS.
START POINT: KAMPALA (from your Hotel)
We will pick you from your Hotel in Kampala in the morning hours after Breakfast; you will have a road trip through Mubende while you enjoy the beautiful Mother Nature green on the road side. You will stopover at Ziwa rhino sanctuary in Nakasongola to track rhinos at an extra fee of $60 per person. After a fun-filled ride of 5 hours, Havy Tours team will check you into your Hotel inside the National Park for an overnight.
Among the activities you will enjoy that evening; A relaxed memorable view of the Park, Camp fire, wild animal sounds and a few friendly wild animals that will visit the surrounding of the Hotel.
DAY 2: GAME DRIVE, BOAT CRUISE & HIKE
After your delicious early morning breakfast, Havy Tours will pick you from your Hotel for game drive in the pursuit for Lions, Giraffes, Elephants, Hyenas, Uganda Kobs, Buffaloes and waterbucks. The Hot Air Balloon safari can also be arranged on request at an extra charge of $400 per person (Optional). After a 2-4 Hours Game drive/ride in the wild, we will return to the Hotel for lunch. Then in the afternoon you will enjoy a 2 hours thrilling boat cruise upstream to the bottom of the famous Murchison falls. This offers a closer view of the East Africa’s biggest mighty waterfall on River Nile. Expect to see beautiful birds, hippopotamus and Nile crocodiles in the water as well as elephants, warthogs, and buffaloes along the shores. The boat will drop us at the bottom of the falls where we will take our 1 hour hike to the top. While you hike, you will witness the gorgeousness of the milky thunderous Murchison falls. This God given wonder is a gift to Mother Nature Uganda. The humble smooth mist from the falls will welcome you from the hike to the top.
You will then return to the Hotel for freshening up, dinner and overnight.
DAY 3: JOURNEY BACK TO KAMPALA.
After Breakfast, you will check out of your hotel and we will drive to Budongo Forest for chimpanzee tracking at an extra fee of $100 per person (Optional). Then drive back to Kampala and if time allows, you will go on a shopping bender at the craft market on Buganda road or National Theatre (Uganda National Cultural centre).
Reliant on your departure time Havy tours will escort you to Entebbe Airport; flag you goodbye as you catch your flight back home.
Confirmation will be received within 24 hours at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
Minimum drinking age is 18 years
A maximum of 12 people per group booking.
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing.
All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveller Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.