1 day Murchison falls safari in Uganda

This 1 day Murchison falls safari in Uganda will take you to the Northwestern Uganda for an exceptional wildlife adventure-you will visit Murchison falls national park for a boat cruise and a game drive. Murchison falls national park is famous for a boat cruise around the Murchison falls. In addition there is abundance of wildlife in the park- several wildlife species are noticeable within the park. The famous big 5 can easily been seen. Other popular species within the park include the famous Uganda kob, giraffes, waterbucks, warthogs, oribis, hippopotamus, crocodiles and many more.

Our tour guides are certified and have enough experience in offering tours to Murchison falls national park. We have excellent reservation managers who shall explain every little detail about the itinerary. This safari is highly customizable and should you want to extend it to 2,3 days or more; we shall willing to adjust according to your needs.

This safari shall start in Masindi, the nearest town to Murchison falls national park. For those that are coming from Kampala, the capital city of Uganda or Entebbe International airport, an extra day is necessary to reach Masindi. Early in the morning, our tour guide shall come to your hotel in Masindi and after the formal greeting, you will be driven to Murchison falls national park. The distance from Masindi to the park is approximately 72 kilometers and it normally takes  1 hour and 30 minutes to reach the park. Upon arrival, you will drive to the park entrance and later, start with the game drive on the top of the falls.

Murchison falls national park was named after the Murchison falls. The falls is about 42 meters and it is always interesting to spot water forcing its way past the gorge which is about 7 meters. The game drive will last until lunch. At lunch time, you will have lunch in one of the nearby lodges and later, at about 2:30pm you will proceed with the boat cruise. The boat cruise along the River Nile is breathtaking.  During the boat cruise, you will get so close to hippopotamus, crocodiles and other aquatic creatures. On the banks of the river, you will spot several wildlife that come to sip water. Various species of birds are seen along the banks making several chanting. After this great day, you will be driven back to Masindi to mark the end of the tour.

If you prefer to be dropped off in any location within Uganda, several arrangements can be made.

The tour includes:

Food, transportation, tour guide, bottled mineral water, park entrance, boat cruise fee

The tour excludes:

Visa fees, accommodation, Travel insurance, tipping, souvenirs, personal items, flight ticket

Frequently asked questions for 1 day murchison falls in Uganda

Does a 1 day murchison falls safari tour begin in  Kampala or Entebbe International airport?

Yes, this tour can start from Kampala or Entebbe International airport however you will be required to travel from Kampala to Masindi on the first day and then the following day, you will visit the park.

What to wear during the one day Murchison falls trip?

It is always better to carry safari clothes, camera, hiking boots

What car do you use for 1 day Murchison falls safari?

We use 4×4 safari cars that are equipped with an air conditioner, cooler/fridge, and a popup roof for easy game viewing.

Can the one day murchison falls national park tour be arranged for many people?

Yes, this tour can be a solo or group tour.