3 Days Murchison Falls Flying Safari

3 days murchison falls flying safari

Air safari to Murchison Falls National Park departs every Friday morning. Murchison Falls National Park, gazetted in 1952 is 350 kms from Kampala. It is the largest park in Uganda covering on area of over 3,840 sq kms. The park derives its name from Murchison Falls where the mighty Nile explodes through a narrow gorge to become a placid river. Murchison Falls National Park is one of the most famous for its scenic beauty and high concentration of game.


  • Game Drives
  • Birding
  • Crocodile Paradise
  • Launch Cruise along River Nile
  • Visit to the Top of the Falls
  • Flight Kajjansi/ Entebbe to Murchison Falls

Detailed Trip Itinerary: – Three Days and Two Nights

Day 1: Friday Flight to Murchison Falls National Park

Pick up from your hotel in Kampala / Entebbe at 08:00 hours and drive to Kajjansi air filed. Depart at 09:00 hours flying in a northerly direction. Enjoy a picturesque aerial view of the majestic Murchison falls prior to landing as we fly through the Murchison falls National Park. Arrive at Pakuba airfield at 10:00 hours and then proceed to Paraa Safari Lodge reaching at 10:30 hours in time to check in, relax and have lunch.

In the afternoon take a launch trip on the River Nile to the bottom of Murchison falls. You will most likely encounter crocodiles, Hippos, monitor lizards, the rare shoebill stork, saddle bill stork, the hornbill, red throated bee – eater, the African skimmer, fulvous whistling ducks, wattled plover, Egyptian goose, Goliath heron, lesser Jacana and other Cormorants. Return to the lodge in time for dinner under the stars.

Day 2: Saturday Murchison Falls Safari

Wake up for a sumptuous breakfast served at 06:30 am. Set off for an early game drive in search of the early raisers and predators returning to their hideouts. Look out for Giraffes, Lions, Elephants and other big game.

In the afternoon set off for a truly magnificent trip to view the top of the Murchison falls. The earth literally trembles at Murchison Falls, one of the world’s most powerful flow of natural water.

Day 3: Sunday Murchison Falls flight to Kajjansi/ Entebbe

Wake up refreshed to a delicious breakfast. This is at leisure (taking it easy) /or simply enjoying a refreshing cock tail by the pool whilst admiring the meandering Nile visible in the distance. Prepare for your journey back from the wilderness. Depart Paraa Safari Lodge at 14:00 hours for Kajjansi from where you will be transferred back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport for your onward flight.

Places To Stay:

Paraa Safari Lodge