A 3-day Murchison falls park safari and boat cruise

3-day Murchison Falls National Park safari, Affordable 3-day safari to Murchison Falls, Budget-friendly 3-day safari to Murchison Falls

Spend 3 amazing days on a 3-day Murchison falls park safari, this Ugandan safari is for those short on time, this itinerary gives you a short and sweet taste of an African safari! This safari is suitable for people on business trips, volunteering tours, student trips

A 3-day Murchison Falls safari is an incredible adventure that allows you to experience the stunning beauty of Uganda’s largest national park. Located in the north-western part of the country, Murchison Falls National Park is named after the powerful waterfall that cascades through a narrow gorge and creates a dramatic spectacle.

Day 1: Arrival and Game Drive

Upon arrival at the park, you will be greeted by the diverse wildlife that inhabits the area. Embark on an exhilarating game drive to explore the vast savannah plains and spot a wide range of animals, including elephants, lions, giraffes, buffalos, and many others. Your experienced guide will provide insightful commentary about the wildlife and their natural habitats.

Day 2: Boat Cruise and Hike to the Top of Murchison Falls

Start your day with a boat cruise along the Nile River, which offers a unique perspective of the park’s abundant wildlife and picturesque landscapes. Keep an eye out for hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of colourful bird species. The cruise will take you to the base of the majestic Murchison Falls, where the Nile River plunges through a narrow cleft, creating a thunderous roar and a magnificent sight.

After the boat cruise, embark on a thrilling hike to the top of the falls. As you ascend, you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the Nile River and the surrounding wilderness. The hike is relatively challenging but definitely worth the effort.

Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking and Departure

On the final day of your safari, venture into the lush forests of Murchison Falls National Park for an unforgettable chimpanzee tracking experience. With the guidance of expert trackers, you will have the chance to observe these intelligent and playful primates in their natural habitat. Listen to their calls, watch their entertaining behaviours, and learn about their conservation.

After the chimpanzee tracking, bid farewell to the enchanting Murchison Falls National Park and begin your journey back home, filled with memories of an extraordinary wildlife adventure.

Accommodation (Full board)

  • Luxury: Paara Safari Lodge / Chobe safari lodge
  • Mid-range: Pakuba Lodge, Murchison River Lodge, Fort Murchison River lodge
  • Budget:  Red Chili Rest Camp / Yebo safari camp/ Heritage Safari Lodge

The Best 3-day Murchison Falls safari packages package includes:

  • Return road transfers from Kampala in Msafir tours safari minibus or vans
  • Murchison falls park entrance and daily conservation fees
  • 2 Nights’ en-suite accommodation at Murchison falls park safari
  • Breakfasts/brunches and dinners
  • All game drives in an open safari vehicle
  • Accompanied by an expert guide
  • Limited refreshments, tea and coffee
  • Full Board (FB) accommodation as per each listed itinerary.
  • Full-time tour guide (English speaking)
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation (Full board)
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Boat cruise fees
  • Lunches en route


  • Flights, visas and airport tax
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Lunches/meals not specified
  • Alcoholic Drinks
  • Optional extras
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)

Important Notes:

This is our shortest Murchison falls park safari, ideal for those with very limited time, but who still want to experience the wonderful wildlife of one of Uganda’s most famous national parks.

Travelling by road from Kampala takes approx. 5 – 6 hours to Murchison falls Park Gate; return or one-way flights can be arranged if you prefer, at an additional cost

Extra/Optional activities;

  • Bird watching
  • Sportfishing
  • Trekking Chimpanzees in Budongo Forest -Kaniyo Pabidi Forests.


  • Family-friendly
  • An ideal choice for families
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Small-group tour

In conclusion, a 3-day Murchison Falls safari is an extraordinary opportunity to explore the wonders of Uganda’s largest national park. From exhilarating game drives to breathtaking boat cruises and chimpanzee tracking, this safari offers an unforgettable experience for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers alike. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Murchison Falls National Park and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Everything we do is tailor-made; our Murchison falls park safari itineraries are just suggestions to give you an idea of what is possible. Please contact us so we can tailor the perfect Uganda culture exclusively for you.