3 Days Self Drive Safari To Murchison Falls Park

Murchison Falls National park is Uganda’s largest protected area or National Park and proudly stands as the most ancient gazette reserve among all parks in the country. Its palm studded grassland supports dense populations of lion, buffalo, Elephant, giraffe, the Uganda Kob, warthogs, together with localized patas monkey and chimpanzee families at Budongo Forest. Enjoy the best of this self drive trip in Uganda, just you with nature behind the wheels while discovering the hidden gem of the Pearl of Africa. A 3 days self drive trip to Murchison falls park also rewards you  an opportunity  to  encounter an immense concentration of hippos and birds that can be most sighted during the morning and afternoon launch trips along the Nile below the spectacular waterfall for which the park is named.
Detailed 3 days itinerary to Murchison Falls National Park
 
Day 1: Drive to Murchison Falls National park via Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary
Welcome to Uganda, and be ready to explore much about this beautiful country. Hoping that you received your rental car in time, remember it is very important and safe to hire a 4×4 vehicle for your self drive trip to all National parks. Make sure your car is in perfect condition and then get ready to  set off, many of the rental cars have GPS services to  help you  on the road, Murchison Falls National Park is approximately 7 hours from Kampala the capital City of Uganda. You are on self drive, you have enough time to stop and check various interesting points along the way, but do not miss out a stop at the Zziwa Rhino sanctuary. This sanctuary was established to save the endangered Rhino species from poachers at Murchison Falls National Park, it is so interesting to Track the Rhinos and so memorable, this can be a good spot for a lunch meal and thereafter proceed to the Park. Do not forget to capture the Karuma Falls and the baboons on the sides of the road. Enjoy the rest of your evening at the park lodge with dinner and Overnight.
Accommodation

  • Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury)
  • Nile River Lodge (Mid range)
  • Red Chili Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 2: Whole Adventure at the Park
Today is a full day at the park and there is so much adventure waiting on you. Have your early breakfast and get ready to join others for a morning game drive in the park. Meet the nocturnal animals returning to their dens to rest after a whole night of working and then also meet the early raisers waiting for the new sun. Lookout for the towering giraffes, warrior buffaloes, herds of elephants, lions, the kobs, antelopes, and many other small creatures and rodents. Various birds also celebrate morning singing in the trees, and interesting vegetation like the borous palm trees scattered all over the park.
Drive to the lodge for a lunch break, you  can decide to  check out the lounge or information center at your lodge as you  wait on lunch or just take a swim  as well in case it is quite hot. After a yummy lunch, embark on launch trip/ boat cruise along the Nile. Peel your eyes and get your camera ready to capture hippos relaxing in the waters, crocodiles on the river banks, buffaloes also on the muddy sides of the banks, various birds as well. Many of the launch trips destine to the bottom of the powerful waterfall, hence offering you an amazing of the whole Murchison Falls. Return to your lodge for rest of your evening at leisure, sit at the camp fire and make new friends, or just choose a private table with your loved one.
Accommodation

  • Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury)
  • Nile River Lodge (Mid range)
  • Red Chili Rest Camp (Budget)

Day 3: Drive to Kampala
It has been such an adventure with 2 nights in the park and today you complete the 3 days trip to Murchison Falls National Park. Before you drive out of the park, make a stop at the top of the falls, you need this memory to go with you all the way home, see how the clam River Nile squeezes through the Rocks and falls wildly over 45m deeps into the world’s most powerful waterfall. After a great moment at the top of the falls, you can either choose to visit the park headquarters on your way out and carry home some souvenirs at the craft shop or drive back to Kampala. Add more fun to your self drive trip with a stop on the road and purchase some roasted chicken for beef and a popular Ugandan Rolex.
To  book a self drive trip to Murchison Falls national park today ,simply  send in an email to booking@tristarafricaskimmersafaris.com or call us on +256-758540071 to speak with the reservations team.