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2 Days Murchison Falls Safari

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2 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda

The 2 days Murchison Falls safari package involves you exploring Murchison Falls National Park Uganda’s largest safari park with abundant wildlife and off-the beaten sceneries. It covers a number of interesting tour activities especially a game drive to the Northern circuit of this vast and oldest Uganda safari park for you to sight buffaloes, leopards, lions, Rothschild giraffes, birds, antelopes and a lot more.

Your 2 days Murchison Falls safari tour also lets you engage in exciting boat cruise or launch trip towards the bottom of Murchison Falls. This allows you view hundreds of water birds, hippos, crocodiles as they bask along the river banks. Your Uganda tour to the pristine Murchison Falls National Park begins and ends in Kampala.

Boat Cruise to the bottom of tha falls 2 Days Murchison Falls Safari
Giraffes on a 2 Days Murchison Falls Safari

Trip activities to do on your 2 days Murchison Falls safari

  • A memorable game drive
  • Hike to the top of Murchison Falls
  • Boat cruise to the bottom of Murchison Falls
  • Bird sighting on a game drive/boat cruise

Summary of your 2 days Murchison Falls safari

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park; go for a boat cruise

Day 2: Game drive in Murchison Falls National Park and return to Kampala

This is the 2 days Murchison Falls Safari.

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park; go for a boat cruise

Pick up by your experienced Uganda safari guide and then head to your destination Murchison Falls National Park. Your journey covers between 5 and 6 hours depending on stopovers and mechanical conditions of your 4×4 Safari Van or 4×4 Safari Land Cruiser.

You will take the Kampala-Luwero-Masindi route. En-route, purchase some delicious fruits like pineapples, oranges and proceed via Nakasongola to Masindi Town then you access Murchison Falls National Park via Kichumbanyobo gate in the South.

Drive to the Northern section of the park but don’t miss to sight the playful baboons and other primates on the side of Budongo Forest. Lunch will be offered to you at Uganda safari lodge at the park then you join other visitors for the 2:00pm boat cruise to the bottom of Murchison Falls.

There is a lot to expect to spot on a launch/boat cruise ranging from hippos, crocodiles, waters to savanna wildlife species as they graze near the river banks. The varied water birds to expect to sight here include fish eagles, kingfishers, bee-eaters and as you get to the base of the falls, enjoy its mesmerizing view and take pictures.

You will hike to the top of Murchison Falls to enjoy witnessing this powerful waterfall as it squeezes itself in a narrow gorge of 7 meters before plunging 43 meters down. Return to the lodge by boat or in a 4×4 Safari Van/a 4×4 Land cruiser. Dinner and overnight at your preferred lodge you reserved.

Accommodation in Murchison Falls National Park

  • Luxury: Paraa Safari Lodge/Nile Safari Lodge
  • Mid-range: Pakuba Lodge/Murchison River Lodge
  • Budget: Heritage Safari Lodge/Red Chili Safari Lodge

Day 2: Game drive in Murchison Falls National Park and return to Kampala

Enjoy your early morning breakfast and after, leave the lodge for a 2-3 hours game drive through the Northern circuit filled with lush savannas. In your 4×4 Safari Van or 4×4 Safari Land Cruiser, get exposed to the Rothschild giraffes, buffaloes, elephants, lions, leopard, hartebeests, Uganda Kobs, abundant bird species, warthogs and many more.

Drive back to the lodge while sighting more wildlife species. Check out of the lodge and later, connect to Masindi Hotel for lunch stop. Your Uganda safari guide will drop you off to Kampala or Entebbe Airport. This marks the end of your 2 days Murchison Falls safari.

End of the 2 days Murchison Falls safari

The safari includes

  • Game drives
  • Boat cruise
  • Park entrance fees
  • All activities except optional ones
  • Fulltime English-speaking guide
  • Travel in a 4×4 Safari Van or a 4×4 Safari Land Cruiser
  • Relevant government taxes

The safari excludes

  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Telephone bills
  • Cigarettes
  • Optional activities
  • Other beverages/drinks
  • Personal insurance

Things to carry for the 2 days Murchison Falls safari

  • Good camera with charger and extra battery
  • Sun glasses
  • Sun hut
  • Safari shoes
  • Binoculars

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