Murchison falls national park tour

3 Days | Kampala, Uganda
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3-Day budget Murchison Falls National Park

Explore the terrific land with all the beauty it has to share with you in these Highlights;

Fun: Boat cruise, game drives

Optional activities: Hot Air Balloon Safari
Bragging Rights: Standing on top of the roaring Murchison Falls

Over View

Uganda is a land of contrasts. Uganda is alive with these contrasts the massive lumbering yet silent elephant, disappearing like a vapor behind the trees, the chimpanzees crashing about the forest canopy, the lugubrious gorilla, chewing thoughtfully, in the bamboo thicket. There is the Nile, twisting its way north like a shimmering ribbon, through arid semi desert scattered about with rocky copes, Snow-capped peaks, tropical, sandy, freshwater beaches and smiling faces everywhere.

Day 1: Welcome to Uganda,

Airport pick up to Kampala 

Your driver/guide will be at Entebbe Airport to pick you up and take you directly to the lodge in Kampala. Depending on the time of your arrival, you may be able to explore some of the sites in and around Kampala.
You will stay in a nice Hotel in the heart of Kampala. The hotel has cozy safari style furnished rooms, equipped with satellite TV, fridge bar, telephone, fan, and a comfortable bathroom.

Accommodation at Forest Cottages

Meals according to the time of arrival

Day 2: Game Drive at Murchison Falls National Park

Early in the morning our warm and friendly Safari Guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to Murchison falls National Park. The adventure will start with a game drive across the Savannah, along Lake Albert Delta, slowly through the wildlife. As you climb to the narrow gorge that makes the famous Murchison Falls, look out for;

The 76 species of mammals including four of the “Big Five”, with huge herds of buffaloes and elephants, well-camouflaged leopards and a healthy population of lions

Olive baboons are common along the roadsides – be sure to keep car windows and doors shut if you don’t want to lose your lunch! Blue and red-tailed monkeys and black-and-white colobus can be found in the forested sectors

Dinner and overnight stay at Murchison river lodge

Day 3: Boat cruise on the Nile

This interesting but more placid activity: the boat launch, will take you through the extensive papyrus delta through which the Victoria Nile flows into Lake Albert. Here again there are plenty of animals and birds to see with an excellent chance of seeing the rare Shoebill. The varied habitats of Uganda’s largest park make it home to a variety of birds with 451 species recorded. 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, and many more. This cruise takes four to five hours.

Dinner and overnight stay at Murchison river lodge

  

 Optional:

You could opt for an early morning Hot Air Balloon Safari lasting 45-60 mins, over this amazing park and enjoy beautiful breathtaking scenery at an extra cost.


Useful informations

Details

Minimun of 1 participants is required
Instants Bookings
Available Languages
English
Strict: Partial refund if cancellation is within 1 week of booking

Included

Good to know

Tour inclusions; All Meals and accommodation as per the itinerary, All ground transportation in a comfortable 4×4 vehicle, Park entrance fees, Services of a full-time English-speaking driver/guide, Drinking water while on safari, boat cruise fee,  All activities at stipulated in the itinerary

Tour exclusions; Activities not mentioned in the itinerary, Phone calls and bar bills, Personal insurance, Hot air balloon safari, All other Services of a personal nature, Driver/guide’s gratuity, hot air ballooning at $380

Meeting Point

Entebbe International Airport

Upcoming Availibilities

26 Nov 2020 - 07:00  |  29 Nov 2020 - 07:00
$1,380.00 per person · 8 spots left
27 Nov 2020 - 07:00  |  30 Nov 2020 - 07:00
$1,380.00 per person · 8 spots left
28 Nov 2020 - 07:00  |  01 Dec 2020 - 07:00
$1,380.00 per person · 8 spots left
29 Nov 2020 - 07:00  |  02 Dec 2020 - 07:00
$1,380.00 per person · 8 spots left
30 Nov 2020 - 07:00  |  03 Dec 2020 - 07:00
$1,380.00 per person · 8 spots left

Organized By

Bigfoot Adventures was founded by a group of passionate individuals, led by Eliot Osbert Kabangira who because of his love for travelling and opportunity to create and share experiences, initiated the idea to start Bigfoot Adventures.

We are a local Tour Operator in existence not only to offer you Authentic Wild African Safaris but also, create social experiences and lasting memories of the great land Africa, its people. We believe in going above-and-beyond because we know it makes all the difference to the moments and memories you'll treasure decades from today. It’s why we don’t sell one-size-fits-all tours or the cheapest deals in town. It’s why we provide 24-hour back up on every single day of your safari at no extra cost.

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