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5 Days Wildlife Safari in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 12 people
Destination(s): Uganda  
Specialty Categories: National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 853 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1800 US Dollar (USD)

The force of the water and the views of the falls are awe inspiring from the close up viewing points. Game viewing and bird watching along the banks of the river is excellent with many species coming to the waters edge to drink.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival/Entebbe.
On arrival at the Entebbe international airport, you are met by your driver/guide and then transferred to the Windsor Lake Victoria Hotel. This afternoon will be at leisure. You can decide to take a walk and visit the Botanical gardens or the Uganda Wildlife Education Center. Included: (D). Overnight Hotel Lake Victoria, Entebbe.

Day 2: Entebbe / Murchison Falls (Approximately 6 - 7 Hours)
This morning rise up early, breakfast, and travel North Kampala Suburbs, through Luwero, onto Masindi town. Stop over for lunch. You will arrive at Murchison Falls National Park later in the afternoon. This is the largest park in Uganda with an area of approximately 3,893 sq km. It protects a chunk of untamed African savannah bisected by the mighty river Nile. It is named for the dramatic Murchison Falls, where the worlds' longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43 m below. Game includes elephant, buffalo, giraffe and a variety of antelope. Included: (B), (L), (D). Overnight Paraa lodge

Day 3: Murchison Falls.
After breakfast you will go for an early morning game drive on the rolling plains where you can view lions, giraffe, hartebeest, Buffalo and elephant as well many other mammals of the park. For the birders, this area supports the secretary bird, black-chested snake eagle, tawny and marshal eagles and many others. This is a beautiful drive across the African savannah down to Lake Albert, where the Albert Nile heads north to Sudan.

Take an afternoon boat trip to the bottom of Murchison Falls. This is an experience not to be missed! The launch trip gives you a chance to get up close with Nile hippos and to see the huge Nile crocodiles and other wildlife that may come down to drink from the river. Included: (B), (L), (D). Overnight Paraa lodge

Day 4: Murchison Falls.
This morning after breakfast, take a boat ride down river to the delta where the Nile empties into Lake Albert, it provides a best chance in Africa of sighting the rare shoebill. Lunch at the lodge and then take another afternoon game drive returning to the lodge at dusk. Included: (B), (L), (D). Overnight Paraa lodge

Day 5: Murchison Falls / Entebbe (Approximately 6-7 Hours).
Early morning breakfast, game drive to the top of the Murchison Falls, where you can have a closer look at the gorge where the Nile squeezes into a 7 meter gorge dropping 43 m. The Falls are spectacular and thunderous with a beautiful rainbow displayed on sunny days. Later proceed towards Kampala having lunch en route. Transfer to Entebbe and later fly out depending on flight departure times. (Your flight should be late in the afternoon or in the evening otherwise, another night can be arranged for you in Entebbe). Included: (B), (L).

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Expert leadership
- Accommodations
- Meals as noted
- Airport transfers
- Park fee and sightseeing as noted in the itinerary
- Ground transportation.

Price Excludes:
- International airfare or flights of any kind
- Meals not noted on the itinerary
- Insurance of any kind
- Visas
- Excess baggage charges
- Airport taxes
- Items of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc).

About This Supplier
Location: Uganda
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2007

Our company is formed and run by indigenous Ugandans. Our staff have worked with the leading tour operators in Uganda and have extensive hands-on knowledge and experience in planning, coordinating and running itineraries. The company was formed with an objective of serving the traveling individuals, especially those...

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