Murchison Falls Safari

Three days safari to see Lions, Elephants, African Buffalo, Hippopotamus, Leopard and Birds.

You will stay at Paraa Safari Lodge, Pakuba lodge, or Fort Murchison lodge


The Murchison falls national park safari in Uganda.

Welcome to Murchison Falls national park Uganda's largest animal sanctuary covering 4834 sq km. The national park is home to the big herbivorous and carnivorous animals and birds. Reptiles are also present in the waters and Forest of Murchison Falls National Park.

The 3 Days Murchison Falls safari

Below is the itinerary that will guide the tourists in Murchison falls national park.

Day 1 Drive to Murchison Falls National park through Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.

Early in the morning, a safari guide from steady safaris limited will pick the travellers from their hotel in Kampala or Entebbe or Jinja. The focus will give the tourists travelling on a Murchison falls safari a briefing on what is to come. You will then get in the safari vehicle and drive to Murchison falls national park. Tourists will make a stopover at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, where they will take an excursion. Here visitors get an insight into the life of the southern white rhinoceros of Africa. Especially the white rhinos of Uganda and the bad history and power conservation practices. The rhinos were extinct in Uganda during the early 1980s.

Watching the Rhinoceros at the Ziwa rhino sanctuary

Visitors to the Ziwa rhino sanctuary will attend a 5minute briefing given by the ranger at the refuge. Then visitors will be asked to register and get in your vehicle, where a small drive will follow.

Ziwa rhino sanctuary


tracking rhinos at the ziwa rhino sanctuary


During this excursion, travellers will walk for about 15minutes to reach the southern white rhinoceros that will be feeding or resting.

You will spend 1 hour observing the rhinos while the ranger will be giving a talk about the entire journey of how this conservation has worked.

After seeing the rhinos at the Ziwa rhino sanctuary, we will continue on safari to Murchison Falls national park. You will also have lunch at the famous Kabalega resort, which serves hotel meals, coffee, tea, and other drinks.

Visit Murchison Falls

Travellers will visit Murchison Falls after they enter the national park. Here the visitors will marvel at the power of the Murchison Falls.

After you visit the falls, your guide will take you to your overnight lodge, where you will have dinner and stay overnight.

Day 2 Murchison Falls sunrise game safari and afternoon boat ride on the Victoria Nile.

Travellers must start the day early in the morning, as early as 6:00 am. The morning breakfast will be served before we take a game drive on the plains of Murchison falls national park. Driving out of the lodge compound, you will start seeing various animals such as Jackson's hartebeest, oribi, Uganda Kob, Warthog, African Buffalo, Elephants, Leopard and Lions.

Around the delta, we get to see hippopotami and various birds.

Your guide will return you to the lodge for lunch, and after lunch, you will be taken to the Victoria Nile for a boat safari.

Afterwards, you will be returned to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3 Drive back to Kampala

After breakfast, we depart and return to Kampala ending the Murchison falls safari by dropping you at your address.

What to do in Murchison Falls national park?

Many activities can be done, including chimpanzee tracking in Budongo forest and bird watching in several areas, including Pabidi forest, delta, and Victoria Nile. Walking safaris are also offered, fishing trips on the Victoria Nile and hunting safaris are also offered outside the park.

Where to stay?

Murchison falls many lodges where travellers can stay inside and outside the national park. From the premier spa to luxury camps, midrange, budget and camping. There are lodges inside and outside the park that will host any traveller.

How to get to Murchison falls national park.

Follow the map below to reach Murchison falls national park from Kampala to Luwero to Kafu and Masindi.


route map to murchison falls


route to Murchison Falls national park