2 Days Murchison Falls Safari

2 Days Murchison Falls Safari

This 2 day trip to murchison falls national park allows visit the top of murchison falls, enjoy a boat cruise along the victoria nile and also do a game viewing drive. There is an optional visit to the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary on your way back to Kampala from the park.

2 Days Murchison Falls Safari –This 2 Days Murchison falls safari trip Uganda takes you to explore Uganda’s largest national park, the Murchison Falls national park. This tour package includes a game drive in which you will spot several wildlife including the Jackson’s heart beasts, oribis, giraffes, lions, buffaloes, kobs, warthogs, elephants, leopards, waterbucks and many more wildlife. You will also enjoy a boat cruise, taking you to the bottom of the murchison falls along river nile.

Day 1: pickup, and transfer to murchison falls national park, drive to the top of the falls and go for an evening launch cruise on river nile.

Day 2: Morning game drive to to see some of the wildlife in murchison falls and transfer back to Kampala

  • Hike to the top of the Murchison falls and see the River Nile force its way through a gorge only 8 meters wide
  •  3 hour boat ride on River Nile to the base of the falls along the Victoria Nile
  • Game viewing drives in which you will the members of the big five and other wildlife
  • Optional Rhino tracking at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Day 1
Depart from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park, Boat Trip

By 6:30am you should have finished breakfast to immediately start off your 2 day safari to Uganda’s biggest National Park driving along Kampala-Gulu highway stopping over in Luwero District briefly for refreshments such as oranges, pineapples, passion fruits etc. Once at Murchison Falls National Park drive to the top of the Murchison Falls where you get to have a view of the magnificent Nile squeeze through a narrow gorge of about only 7 meters wide and rapturing into violent waterfalls into a whirlpool about 43 meters below. This sight of the world’s most spectacular waterfall is panoramic and breathtaking.

Then set off for lunch, proceed for the 2:30pm wildlife Launch cruise on River Nile. Something one ought not to miss once at Murchison Falls National Park. Go ahead and take a relaxing ride of about three and a half hours where you get to enjoy up-close sightings of a number of wildlife that lie along the banks of River Nile such as hippos, crocodiles, buffalos,elephants,monitor lizards, warthogs, and a cocktail of birds such as African fish eagles, red throated bee eaters, skimmers, cattle egrets not forgetting the rare shoebill stork and others. The boat ride takes you to the bottom of the Murchison Falls for another quite remarkable sight of these wild falls. Return and transfer to your lodge for dinner and take a rest.

Return and transfer to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

*Accommodations:

Luxury :Paraa Safari Lodge OR Chobe Safari Lodge

Midrange: Murchison River Lodge OR Pakuba Safari Lodge

Budget: Heritage Safari Lodge Or Red Chilli Safari Lodge

Day 2
Game Drive, Travel to Kampala

Wake up for early morning breakfast at around 6:00am and set out for an early morning game drive by 6:30am. The timing is appropriate to catch the nocturnal and hunters before they retire to their hideouts. Explore the major game tracks, Queen and Albert for spectacular sightings of wildlife such as elephants, lions, giraffes,antelopes, Jackals, hyenas, Uganda kobs, oribis, buffalos, waterbucks, Jackson’s Hartebeests, bushbucks and hopefully the elusive leopards among others.

Four hours after the unforgettable wildlife experience, check out of the park and start off your return journey to Kampala. You may stop over at the Kabalega Dinner on the Kampala/Gulu highway for lunch.

*Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch

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