Murchison is one of the largest parks in Uganda split into two parts by
the famous River Nile.
As you enter the park, a view of Budongo forest, rugged terrain of the
western Rift valley and; the top of Murchison falls where water cascades
through a narrow gorge 45M deep forming continuous uproar with visible
rainbow through the day, all make your dreams come true.
The Northern part of the park comprises of open savannah and dotted woodland
that harbors a variety of animals and bird life. This is and area for
game viewing and photography
A three hour launch cruise down the bottom of the falls following River
Nile is special and enjoyable as visitors see hippos, crocodiles, elephant
waterbucks and many water birds.
watchers who love to hear and see different birds singing, swimming, eating,
playing, nesting and relaxing have to take a special boat towards the
associated swamps along the Albert delta and to Pakwach Bridge following
Paraa safari lodge, Nile Safari lodge and Sambiya River lodge offer descent,
classic accommodation. Budget travelers are accommodated at Red Chilli
The Safari begins from Kampala/Entebbe. Our driver/guide picks you at
8:00am from your Hotel of Residence, Drives you across several districts.
A stop over is made at Masindi for snacks at Masindi Hotel. Your trip
continues to Budongo forest and to the top of Murchison falls. See, feel
and photograph the beauty of the spot as you relax around. If you are
booked to Paraa, cross the Nile by ferry at 1:00pm or 2:00pm. A taste
of evening game drive for at least one hour is a lifetime experience as
you may encounter animals taking cover to avoid spots where lions are
common. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Begin your day with a cup of African coffee ready for a game drive, bird
watching and sight seeing across the open savannah dotted woodland and
riverine vegetation along the Nile and Albert delta. Here expect to meet
elephants, giraffes, buffalos, lions, leopards, waterbuck and a countless
population birds, return to the lodge for breakfast and lunch. After lunch,
a three hour boat trip along the Nile gives you assured chance to see
the falls from the bottom angle. Hippos, crocodiles, antelopes, and aquatic
birds can be seen along the shores of the River.
Wake up at 6:00am prepared to take a photograph of the African rising
sun in the morning and enjoy African breakfast. Visitors booked for Paraa
have to cross with the ferry back to Masindi using the same route for
lunch. Return to Kampala at leisure where you are dropped to a place of
ACTIVITIES DURING YOUR STAY IN MURCHSON
Bird watching and sight seeing along Albert Delta & Nile to look
for rare shoebill, African fish eagle, Egyptian goose, Hammakok, crested
crane, Pelicans, Ibis..S etc.
Sport fishing to catch the biggest Nile perch and other fish species
along the Nile river.
Forest walk to see the chimps and other primates.
Relaxing from Hotel.
NOTE: It’s advisable to spend extra day(s) if need arises to enable
you accomplish the above optional activities.
on your available number of days and budget, its possible to extend your
Itinerary to cover Kibale, Semiliki wild Reserve, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi,
Mgahinga, Rwanda, Lake Bunyonyi, Mburo, Ssese Islands and Jinga. Just
inquire and Nature Link Safaris will do it for you!
The safari package to include:
•Transportation by a 4 x 4 station wagon.
•Full board accommodation as per the itinerary
•Three hour boat trip along River Nile.
•Driver/guide subsistence allowance.
•Ranger guide fees
The package to exclude expenses of personal nature like: drinks, laundry,
tips, telephone, cigars, etc.
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