Fly-in Safari to Murchison Falls National Park

Enjoy the game drives with a lot of animal sightings

3 Day Fly-in Safari To Murchison Falls National Park

This 3 Day Fly-in Safari to Murchison Falls National Park that is designed for people with less time but who want to explore the beauty of Murchison falls National park by flying to Murchison falls National Park, you will be able to avoid the long six to the seven-hour distance you would have driven from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park. There are 3 airstrips in Murchison falls national park where you can land and explore this wonderful park. These airstrips include Bugungu, Pakuba, and Chobe airstrip. Pakuba airstrip is recommended for visitors who opt to stay in the northern part of the park and Chobe sometimes used by luxurious visitors for Chobe safari lodge. For visitors staying and sleeping in the southern part of Murchison falls National Park, then the Bugungu airstrip is the best option.

3 Day Fly-in Safari to Murchison Falls National Park highlights

Day 1: Pick and drive to Entebbe international airport for your domestic flight to Murchison falls National Park and continue for an evening game drive

Day 2: Go for morning game drive and boat cruise up to bottom safaris

Day 3: Morning game drive and transfer to the airstrip for your domestic flights back to Entebbe

Safari expectations 

Enjoy the game drives with a lot of animal sightings

Hiking to the top of the falls

Experience guide for airport transfers

Boat cruise on river Nile

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Pick and drive to Entebbe international airport for your domestic flight to Murchison falls National Park and continue for an evening game drive

On this first day, our guide will pick you up and drive you to Entebbe international airport for your scheduled flight to Murchison falls National Park and it will land at Pakuba airstrip. While landing, our guide will be there waiting and transfer you by road in a comfortable vehicle to your booked lodge for lunch and short rest. After resting, you will be able to go to the game drives in search of the savannah grazer animals which include elephants, antelopes, buffaloes, and big cats such as lions, leopards on your lucky day and later return to your lodge and relax.

Main Destination: Murchison Falls National Park

Journey time: Approximately one and a half hours

Lodging options: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury), Pakuba Safari Lodge (midrange), and Hornbill Bush Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan: BreakfastLunch, and dinner

Day 2: Game drives and afternoon boat cruise on river Nile

Wake up early in the morning from your lodge and take breakfasts and drive to the park for the wonderful game drive views via the morning game drives. While driving through well-established trails within the Murchison falls National park, you will be rewarded with the interesting sightings of buffaloes, elephants, hartebeest, lions, buffaloes, elephants with unique bird species within the park and these include secretary birds, open billed stork, marabou stocks, Abyssinian, black-bellied bustards among others. After returning from the morning game drives, you will drive back to your lodge, relax and have lunch, and after lunch head for the boat cruise at the lodge that goes up to the bottom of the forest and experience the wonderful tranquil magnificence that is formed by the waterfalls with water squeezing through the narrow gorge which about 43 meters. The boat cruise safari will lead you close to various animals surrounding the River Nile such as the Hippopotamus, Nile crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants that come to the river for drinking water, and after all, you will get back to the lodge for relaxation dinner and overnight stay.

Lodging options: Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury), Pakuba Safari Lodge (midrange), and Hornbill Bush Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan: BreakfastLunch, and dinner

Day 3: Fly back to Entebbe International Airport

After having breakfast and your booked internal flight in the morning, your safari driver will transfer you to Pakuba airstrip for your flight to Entebbe and once you’re booked on the afternoon you can decide to continue and go for the morning game drive in Murchison falls National Park before you board your internal flight back to Entebbe to end your 3 Day Fly-in Safari to Murchison Falls National Park.

This trip can be extended to Kibale forest national park for chimpanzee tracking and habituation experiences. If you are a strong lover of primates, you can continue with your journey to either Bwindi forest national park or Mgahinga for gorilla trekking safaris

What is provided in this safari package include;

The park entrance fees

Accommodation facility

Masks and sanitizer

The service of the guide

The ground transportation including airport transfers

The domestic or internal air tickets

Bottled water

What is not provided include; 

International flights from your home country

visa and all expenses of personal nature just

Extras at the accommodation that is drinks, laundry, telephone, and additional accommodation outside the package

Tips for porters and the driver guides

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