A Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari: The Search of the Big 5

3 Days
From $735
Activity Level
4X4 Land cruiser
Comfort Level

Trip Overview

This tour by Arrive Africa Safaris opens to you the well-endowed fauna and flora Murchison Fall National Park has to offer. Seated on Uganda’s largest conservation area is the famous Murchison Falls for which Uganda can boast about being the “Pearl of Africa.

River Nile, the world’s longest river waters pass through the park dividing it into north and south sectors. A boat ride on the Nile river A short hike to the top of the rocks by the falls to take photos of the mighty falls is by far the most breathtaking site of Uganda’s unique natural beauty.



Upon being picked up from the airport in the morning by your safari guide, you will be driven through Entebbe town which has beaches and has open views of Lake Victoria waters along the shores to Kampala and the guide will head onto the Kampala- Gulu highway to where you will stop at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for rhino trekking and have lunch then head to Murchison falls national park. Check into your room at the lodge and we suggest a night game drive to let you see the nocturnal animals though this is only open to persons above 16 years.

Start your day with an early morning game drive through the park as you see animals like leopards, elephants, warthogs, buffalos, lions, giraffes among others awake to the different bird sounds in the air bringing the park to life with the rising sunset before your eyes. Have lunch at Paraa restaurant then enjoy a boat ride as you sail on the Great Nile River and take photos of animals like hippos, elephants, waterbucks, crocodiles as they drink and bathe at the shore. Take a hike to the top of the falls to see the beautiful rainbow from atop and see the Great Nile River flow away from you. White water rafting can be done while at the Nile upon prior request.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge

Awake for a nature walk along trails and pathways that will leave you appreciative of mother nature’s gift to us with the birds chirping, small animals like frogs, chameleons and the green vegetation before you to fully observe and take in.

Check out of the lodge. Start the drive back to Kampala or Entebbe upon your advisement to the safari guide/ driver. You can stop once to buy some items from vendors if necessary.

Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation: No accmmodation


This Safari is rated as light; travelers should be in good health and ready to sit for 4-5 hours. Excursions include safari drives in open vehicles on dusty, bumpy roads; Night game drive, a boat ride and an hour of hiking to the top of the falls. We will travel by  4×4 Land Cruiser safari vehicle

Throughout this trip, we stay in ideally located, high-end hotels and safari lodges.  We spend two nights in luxury safari Lodge.

What to Carry

  • First of all, do not carry blue clothes while visiting the top of the falls.
  • A hut
  • Have your camera to capture those adventure moments.
  • Insect repellant sprays
  • both light and warm clothes.
  • Open and closed shoes.
  • A good camera
  • Sunglasses.


Paraa Safari Lodge
Established in 1954, Paraa Safari Lodge is in Murchison Falls National Park. The lodge is located in the north west of Uganda over looking one of nature's best kept secrets, the River Nile, on its journey from its source at Lake Victoria to join Lake Albert – here it is suddenly channeled into a gorge only six meters wide, and cascades 43 meters below.

Availability and Prices

Jan 25 - 31, 2020
Double Occupancy
$ 735
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$ 1,264
Per Person
Feb 1, 2020 - Jan 31, 2021
Double Occupancy
$ 735
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$ 1,264
Per Person
  • Airport pickup
  • Transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • Park-entrance fees according to the program
  • English speaking driver/guide;
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  • Daily activities and excursions as indicated in the itinerary
  • 1 chimpanzee permit per person (a US$ 150 value)
  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • All gratuities
  • Airfare to and from destination
  • Trip cancellation insurance or any other travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Domestic flights
  • All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs cancellation insurance, or any other travel insurance)