2 day murchison falls safari – 2 days murchison falls national park
The 2 days murchison falls national park safari will leave a remarkable experience in your life after encountering some of the areas beautiful game such as lions, oribis, Rothschild giraffes, buffaloes, elephants, patas monkeys and having a boat ride along the world’s longest river up to the magnificent waterfalls.
Detailed programme of the 2 day murchison falls safari
Day 1: Depart from Entebbe to Murchison Falls National Park, Boat Trip
By 6:30am you should have finished breakfast to immediately start off your 2 day murchison Falls Safari driving along Kampala-Gulu highway stopping over at Kabalega dinners in Masindi for a short coffee break and then proceed to the park.
You will eat your packed lunch from Kabalega Dinners or have your lunch at Red chilli Rest camp, then proceed for the 2:00pm 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. While at the bottom of the falls, disembark from the boat and hike to the top of the falls, a very exciting experience. At the top of the Murchison Falls you will 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 Enjoy the moment at the top, and take photos. The guide will then pick you from the top of the falls and take you to the ferry crossing point where you will cross to the northern banks. Transfer to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay, briefly watching the wildlife which thrives on the northern banks.
Accommodation: Heritage Safari Lodge or red chili rest camp (Budget) or Pakuba Safari Lodge (mid-range) or Paraa Safari Lodge (Luxury)
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.
After your wildlife experience, check out of the park and start off your return journey to Kampala. Stop over at Kabalega dinners for lunch enroute. Transfer back to Kampala
*Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch
*Travel Time: 6 Hours
End of tour
- Accommodation and meals
- Park entry fees
- 3 hour Boat cruise
- Game drive
- Transport in 4×4 open roof safari vans.
- An experienced guide.
- Box of water