3 Days Murchison Falls Self Drive Safari

3 Day Murchison Falls Tour

The 3 Day / 2 Night Uganda tour to Murchison falls National Park (The biggest in Uganda) offers a great opportunity to see the African Big 5 animals namely; Buffalo, Elephants, Lion, Leopard, and Rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary in  Nakasongola.

Main Tour activities

Rhino tracking; is one of the exceptional activities to consider on your self-drive safari to Murchison falls. Rhinos are extinct in Uganda’s national parks. They can only be found at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary and Uganda wildlife conservation education center in Entebbe. Visiting the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary completes your quest for Africa’s big five in Murchison falls national park area.

Elephant Viewing; Murchison falls national park has a population of over 1600 elephants giving you almost 98% chances of spotting the world’s largest land mammal at any given day. However, you are often cautioned to keep your distance to avoid elephants sending you off from their territory.

Leopard Tracking;  is one of the activities that would require you a ranger or a professional guide to executing. They are some of the rarest animals to see in Murchison falls national park unless you know their whereabouts. To ensure the best big 5 experience, we recommend a game ranger or professional guide for this matter.

Buffalo Viewing; is another sure exciting activity to do in Murchison falls national park. Where the buffaloes are; there are likely to be some lions too since they sometimes prey on them.

Lion Tracking; is one of the animals that not everyone gets to see in Murchison falls national park. Just like the leopards, the help of a professional wildlife guide and game ranger should come in handy for your trip.

Antelope viewing; is often considered as the garnish on your Murchison falls safari since there is something that stands out more exceptionally; The boat cruise and Murchison falls hike

With the above activities, we often recommend a Land cruiser TX/TZ with a pop-up roof or Land cruiser V8 with a pop-up roof for excellent game viewing and photographing.


Murchison falls national park comes with a variety of accommodations ranging from Bandas, campsites, and what might be considered luxurious accommodation by many. You are assured of accommodation in and around Murchison falls national park for as low as US$35 per night and as much as US$500 per person per night. Below are some of the places to consider for your accommodation in Murchison falls National park.

  • Red chilli Hideaway
  • Yebo Safari camp
  • Uganda wildlife campsite
  • Kabalega Wilderness Lodge
  • Kalalo Cottage Inn
  • New Court View Hotel
  • Heritage Safari Lodge
  • Parkside Safari Lodge
  • Shoebill Campsite
  • Bakers Lodge
  • Fort Murchison Lodge
  • Boomu women’s camp Bandas
  • Bwana Tembo Safari Lodge
  • Global village guest House
  • Geo lodges Nile safari Lodge
  • Nile Safari Lodge
  • Murchison Tree House
  • Amuka Safari Lodge
  • Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Pakuba Safari Lodge