2 Days Murchison Falls Trip
Murchison falls National Park is the largest and biggest national park in Uganda and it was established in 1952. The 2 days Murchison falls safari is a rewarding safari which you should not miss in your visit to Uganda. Some of the activities done in Murchison falls national park incudes’ hiking top of the falls, game drive and launch cruise on Victoria Nile. When at Murchison falls national park expect to encounter the big four wildlife and they can become the big five wildlife if you visit ziwa rhino sanctuary on your en-routes to Murchison falls. Some of the animals include school of elephants, hippos, lions, giraffes, leopards, buffaloes, crocodiles, water-bucks, antelopes, hyenas, warthogs and plenty of bird species.
Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls, Hike top of the falls and Boat cruise
Wake up at 6:00am and prepare for your 2 days safari to Murchison falls national park. Our company guide will pick you from the hotel at 6:30am after your morning breakfast to start off with journey tom Murchison falls. Drive through Kampala-Gulu high way via Luwero town as our guide narrates to you the historical information about Luwero district.
Proceed to Masindi town where you will have a stopover to order for packed lunch. Drive through the dirty road to Murchison falls. It takes 30 minutes’ drive to reach the park’s gates where you will be cleared. You will have en-route game drive as you are ushered in by a line of playful monkeys and baboons waiting for fresh fruits from the guest.
You will then proceed to the top of the falls with a beautiful view of green savanna vegetation and you will spot some wildlife. You will have picnic lunch from the top of the falls and after lunch; you will than start the activities. When at the top of the falls you will be rewarded with a beautiful view of Nile water squeezing itself out of the tiny gorge while forming permanent rain bows.
Murchison falls is an awesome site, good for taking photos. Descend down and head for 3 hours boat cruise on the Nile with an opportunity of viewing several wildlife and water animals. Expect to see a school of hippos, huge Nile crocodiles, buffaloes and others. You will encounter more wildlife that slope to the River bank to drink water like a school of elephants, water-bucks, Uganda kobs, giraffes and many more. You will encounter plenty of bird species such as the herons, King Fisher, shore-bill and eagles to list but a few. Later in the evening have an en-route game drive as your heading to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
- Paraa safari lodge – Luxury
- Pakuba safari lodge – Midrange
- Heritage safari lodge – Budget
Day 2: Morning game drive and departure
Start the day with early morning cup of coffee before setting off for game drive. Our guide will pick you at 6:30am and drive for an early morning game drive to catch up with the early risers and hunters before they go back to their hide out. Murchison falls National Park has two part, southern part and Northern Park. Higher concentration of wildlife is found in the Northern part of the park than the southern part. For those clients lodging in the southern part of the park also head to the northern part by crossing with the ferry so as to catch up with abundance of wildlife. You should expect to see lions, zebras, hyenas, antelopes, elephants, buffaloes, warthogs, hippos, hartebeest, leopards, water-bucks and many others.
After the game drive, return to the lodge where you will check-out with packed lunch and set off for journey back to Kampala. You will be dropped either at the hotel or to Entebbe international airport to get your flight back home.
Safari is inclusive of,
- Park fees
- hiking fees
- boat cruise fees
- transport to and from
- meals full board
- English speaking guide.
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End of 2 days safari to Murchison.