3 days Murchison falls flying option

Trip Summary

3 days Murchison falls flying option : A 3 days Murchison falls national park is an ideal way to spot the wildlife of Uganda. Take on the flying option if you prefer to have less time on the road. The domestic flight is an hour transfer from Entebbe International airport to the Pakuba airstrip.

Get to take on a night game drive and the morning game drive for a chance to spot the wildlife of the park and also take on a boat cruise on the Nile for a chance to spot the water life of the Murchison falls national park and spend some time at the top of falls.

Trip Highlights

  • Day 1: Domestic flight from Pakuba airstrip
  • Day 2: Murchison falls morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise
  • Day 3: Hike to the top of the falls and drive back to Kampala

Trip Description

Day 1: Domestic flight from Pakuba airstrip

In the mid-morning, there is a scheduled domestic flight from the Entebbe International airport to the Pakuba airstrip. This is a scheduled domestic flight operated by the aero link leaving EBB at 1200 and arriving at the Pakuba/Chobe airstrip at 1300.

You will arrive at your hotel for check in and settle in as lunch is prepared. Enjoy your lunch and thereafter in the evening set out for your first chance with the wild animal. You will drive for a night game drive in the Murchison falls national park. You will get a chance to spot the Big 4 animals living in this park that is the lions, leopards, elephants as well as the buffaloes, the beautiful giraffes and also the smaller game such as the Uganda kobs, the wild pigs, impalas to mention but a few.

3 days Murchison falls flying option
Elephants in Murchison Falls National Park

Return to the lodge early enough to freshen up and have dinner. The night in the Murchison falls will be spent at lodge of preference

Hotel options in Murchison falls national park

  • Heritage Safari lodge for budget option
  • Pakuba Safari lodge for midrange option
  • Para Safari lodge for luxury option

Day 2: Murchison falls morning game drive and afternoon boat cruise

Wake up to a tasty breakfast in the Murchison falls national park and set out for another eventful day. Your driver guide will be waiting for you to get ready and set to embark on the second game drive in the Murchison falls national park. You will follow a different trail for a different experience and a chance to spot more wildlife.

This park is a home to a big number of birds so if you are interested in the birds, this morning game drive is a great chance to spot a number of those. Right after the 4 hour morning game drive, you will head back to the accommodation to escape the hot scorching midday sun.

Lunch will be served and relax at the lodge terrace or in your room waiting for the next activity. In the later afternoon when the sun has calmed down abit, you will make your way to the River Nile banks where you will have your boat trip.

This boat trip gives the ultimate feel of the Murchison falls and their strength the closer you get. You also get to spot the aquatic life of the park and these are the crocodiles and the hippopotami that stay at the river banks. After this thrilling experience, you will connect back to the hotel to refresh and enjoy dinner. Spend another night in the Murchison falls national park at the hotel of preference.

3 days Murchison falls flying option
Boat Cruise Safaris

Day 3: Hike to the top of the falls and drive back to Kampala

Enjoy breakfast at the lodge and get ready to exit the park. You will check out of your hotel and drive to connect to the top of the falls for the breathtaking views at the top of Murchison falls national park. This is a great chance to do some birding and take beautiful photos.

Leave the top of the falls and head back to the Pakuba/ Chobe airstrip for the domestic flight back at 1315 and arrive back to Entebbe at around 1615.

End of safari

Trip Quote to include

  • Activity permits
  • Park entrance fees
  • Vehicle with fuel
  • English speaking driver guide
  • Accommodation as planned in itinerary
  • Meals all safari
  • Bottled water on safariTrip Quote to exclude
    • Visas and Flights
    • Extra activities not on itinerary
    • Personal effects such as airtime, laundry, tips and gratuities
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