Murchison Falls National Park – 3 Days
From Kampala, head North through the districts of Luwero and Masandi with their traditional farms and villages. After a re-fuelling stop in Masindi town, proceed to Sambiya River Lodge in Murchison Falls N.P. After lunch, tour the top of the Falls, where the Nile crashes through a 7 metre gorge to fall 45 metres. Numerous scenic viewpoints are the photographer’s delight! If hot, one can cool off in the Lodge pool. Dinner and overnight at picturesque Sambiya River Lodge.
Cross the Nile by ferry and set off on an early morning game drive. Look for elephant from the Nyamsika Plateau viewpoint. Your guide helps spot elephant, giraffe, Cape buffalo, Uganda kob, and lion. Butterflies are abundant. After a packed lunch you take a boat cruise to the base of the majestic Murchison Falls. Crocodiles bask in the sun and hippos yawn on the way. Spectacular bird life is found here including the rare shoe bill stork, and you are likely to see numerous animals. Return to the excellent service and comfort of Sambiya River Lodge.
An early morning forest walk in search of chimpanzees in Pabidi Forest. Birds, butterflies, and primates are plentiful. Return to Kampala after a packed lunch.
Extra nights at Sambiya River Lodge with excursions like fishing and bird watching are available upon request.