3 Days Ultimate Big Five Budget Safari – Murchison Falls National Park

The 3 Days Ultimate Big-five Budget Safari – Murchison Falls National Park is one of the best Uganda wildlife safaris. It allows travelers to get an up-close encounter with the big five animals. The big five animals include; lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhinoceros. During this safari, you will get a chance to visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in Nakasongola. Additionally, you will visit the spectacular River Nile on a boat cruise. A hike to the top of the falls is a thrilling safari experience. During a game drive in the Murchison Falls National Park, you will see other wildlife species like warthogs, giraffes, antelopes, and many more. For bird lovers, this safari is yours to take. Murchison Falls National Park is home to over 200 bird species. Some of the birds are migratory and can be seen in particular seasons.

Below is a detailed itinerary for the 3 Days Ultimate Big-five Budget Safari. Just read on.

Safari Summary

  • Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
  • Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on River Nile
  • Day 3: Transfer to Kampala – Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park via Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Upon arrival at the Entebbe International Airport or after breakfast at your hotel in Kampala, meet our professional driver guide. The guide will brief you about the 3 Days Ultimate Big-five Budget Safari. You will then embark on the drive to Murchison Falls National Park. Along the way, you will stop at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking. Tracking these rhinos is supporting the conservation efforts of the organizations mandated to do so. Later on, you will proceed to Masindi town from where you will have a delicious lunch. After lunch, you will drive to Murchison Falls National Park. You will visit the top of the falls as soon as you enter the park. Take that memorable photo at the world’s strongest waterfalls. Later in the evening, you will check in to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Lunch and dinner

Day 2: Morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise on River Nile

After breakfast at your lodge, you will head out for a morning game drive. Murchison Falls National Park is home to many wildlife species. You will meet lions, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, and antelopes. The beauty that comes with spotting a leopard up the acacia trees is a moment turned into a memory. Return to your lodge for relaxation and lunch. In the afternoon, you will go to Paara for a boat ride on the world’s longest river. The boat will introduce you to many hippos, birds, and crocodiles. In the evening, you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 3: Transfer to Kampala – Departure

After breakfast, you will check out of the lodge and embark on the drive back to Kampala. You may take an optional morning game drive. Lunch will be along the way. Upon arrival at the Airport, you will board your outbound flight. This will mark the end of your 3 Days Ultimate Big-five Budget Safari.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch

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