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3 Day Hot Air Balloon & Wildlife Safari Murchison Falls National Park

We offer Hot Air Balloon Safaris over the Murchison Falls Park plains and at the Falls. The adventure begins just before dawn. Departure is from a perfect natural launch site near Paraa safari lodge, and flames from the hot air balloon burners light the darkness as the crews inflate their craft. The first, pink tongues of sunlight flicker across the skies as the hot air balloon fills, then rises. Suspended in a basket beneath the yellow-green canopy, you’re off for a wildlife viewing adventure with an entirely different perspective. What amazes most first-time balloonists is the absolute stillness: the silence as you float above the plains and the rivers of Murchison Falls National Park.

per adult from

$1,558

AUD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Entry/Admission - Rhino Fund Uganda ( Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary)
    • Entry/Admission - Murchison Falls
    • Entry/Admission - Budongo Forest Chimpanzee Tracking
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Day 1; Kampala – Rhino Trekking Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary – Murchison Falls National Park

      Stop At: Rhino Fund Uganda ( Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary), Gulu Highway Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Nakitoma Uganda
      Depart from Kampala after breakfast. Departure is at 07.00 am, head north through the districts of Luweero and Masindi through their traditional farms and villages, stopping at Ziwa Ranch Rhino Sanctuary for rhino viewing. Stop in Masindi town for lunch en-routes and re-fueling after proceed to Murchison falls National Park. Go straight to tour the top and bottom of Majestic Falls, where the Nile crashes through a 7 metres gorge to the falls 45 metres. Numerous scenic viewpoints are a photographer’s delight, and the most impressive view is of the foaming waters rushing into the gorge with a deafening roar
      Duration: 2 hours

      Meals included:
      • Lunch
      Accommodation included: overnight at Fort Murchison

      Day 2: Day 2; Hot Air Balloon & Wildlife Safari Murchison Falls National Park

      Stop At: Paraa Masindi, Murchison Falls National Park Uganda
      Wake up for a sumptuous breakfast served at 06.30 am so that Hot Air Baloon Safari begins over the peninsula between the Victoria and lake Albert Nile known as the Buligi circuit. Catch the highest concentration of animals in the wilds of Murchison falls, cross to the Northern bank by Ferry and set up for an early morning game drive. Your pilot will help you to spot elephants, lions, giraffes, buffalos and rare hyena, they hide and butterflies are abundant. The lush patches of forest along the waterways and the conspicuous borassus palms, dotting the ridges and valleys in between add to the attraction of the parks landscape. After the game drive, return for your lunch where you can relax. After lunch take a magnificent boat cruise to the base of the majestic Murchison falls. The earth literally trembles to the one of the world’s most powerful flows of natural water, while crocodiles soak up the sun with their vast jaws menacingly agape. Magically the air is torn apart by the unforgettable dueting of a pair of fish eagles asserting their status as the avian monarchs of African’s water ways and hippos yawn on the way. Spectacular bird life is found here including the rare shoebill stalk and you are likely to see numerous species of animals
      Duration: 10 hours

      Meals included:
      • Lunch: -Breakfast
      -Lunch &
      -Dinner
      Accommodation included: Overnight at Fort Murchison

      Day 3: Day 3; Murchison Falls National Park- Kampala/Entebbe

      Stop At: Budongo Forest Chimpanzee Tracking, Budongo Uganda
      After your breakfast head to Budongo forest for the general walks at KaniyoPabidi, where you can trek with chimpanzees, trekking is on the Masindi-paara road, 8kms from kichumbanyobo main gate. You will have a chance of spotting other primates like the red tail and blue monkeys with so many more species of birds, if you are a bird lover, you will enjoy bird watching as well. Afterwards proceed to Kampala then to Entebbe where you will board your flight back home after having a memorable experience.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Meals included:
      • Lunch
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
      • Entebbe Airport, Entebbe Uganda
      Departure Time :
      Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 9/4/2019 - 10/23/2021
      Monday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
      Tuesday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
      Wednesday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
      Thursday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
      Friday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
      Saturday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
      Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Infant seats available
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
      If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by Safari 2 Gorilla Tours

    Activity ID: V-192507P4

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