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one day Murchison falls safari

1 Day Murchison Falls Safari from Kampala

The one day Murchison falls safari trip to Murchison falls National park taken out of Kampala or Entebbe. Program features the top of the Murchison falls, cruise on the mighty Nile for crocodiles, Hippos and birds, plus a game viewing drive on the southern bank when applicable.

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1 day Murchison Falls Safari


This one day Murchison falls safari caters for a visitor with little time. Best for those wanting to see all or most of the attractions in a Single day. Available for pre or post conference meetings out of Kampala or Entebbe Hotels. One would be able to see the Top of the Murchison falls. Thereafter, sail to the base of the roaring rapids, see wildlife at the waterhole and have a game viewing safari. The Southern bank safari animals include; Cape Buffalo, Uganda Kob or Leopard may be spotted on game drive. Otherwise, visitors can consider a 3 day, 2 nights tour starting at USD478 per person at low priced accommodations. Inquire here

Itinerary in detail.

Day one:             Our one day Murchison falls safari begins at 06:00am with a departure from your overnight accommodation. Transfer to Masindi where at day break, we will have a stretch of legs then a coffee or tea.  Later, proceed to Murchison falls national park  and visit the top of the falls to .At 11:00am, visit the different Viewpoints featuring spectacular rapids will allow for good pictures. enjoy the spray from the power of the thundering falls.

Drive to paraa arriving in time for lunch. Later, taking the afternoon boat cruise to the base of the Murchison falls. Animals on the river would be taking a drink in the scorching sun. It is possible to see Elephant, Giraffe, Water Buck, Crocodile, Hippos and Cape buffalo. Birds on the boat include the Goliath Herons, Occasional Shoe Billed Stork. Also, Great White Egret, African Skimmer, Red throated bee eater and Pied King Fisher. Stop at a landing vantage point rock from which you will take pictures of the Murchison Falls. Later, sail back to the Paraa where your waiting vehicle will be ready to begin the return journey back . Drive through Masindi then return to Kampala arriving around 10:00pm.

Optional multi day safari tours to Murchison Falls National park:

Pricing or Tour cost for the one Day Murchison Falls Safari

Group of two

Per person in a safari Vehicle                                         USD385 per person


In a group of four

Price per person in a safari Vehicle                              USD275 per person


Group of six

Tour fee per person in a safari Vehicle                        USD240 per person


Number of eight in car

Price per person in a safari Vehicle                               USD220 per person


Price Includes:

  • Hotel pick up then drop off in Kampala
  • Private 4×4 vehicle with an English speaking driver guide.
  • Breakfast in Masindi
  • Park entrance fees
  • Excursion to the Top of the falls.
  • Lunch at the Red chilli camp site.
  • Cruise on The Nile to the base of the Falls

Packing list for the Murchison falls tour:

  • Bug spray then mosquito repellent required against tsetse flies.
  • A bird guide to wildlife, in addition to a pair of binoculars
  • Camera on the other hand, external digital storage for pictures
  • A sun hat or cap
  • Safari note book, at the same time alarm clock

Important Notes:

For payments on the day of departure, we can only take Uganda shillings at the time of pickup.

A walking trip to the top of the Murchison falls after the boat trip is possible. Additional charges apply for this optional experience.

For the safety of all travelers, we recommend keeping the windows rolled up towards the escarpment at the rift valley.

Beware of the slippery rocks at the top of the falls while taking pictures.

For any special dietary requirements, guests are welcome to notify us Contact Us