2 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari

The 2 days Murchison Falls Naional Par is a memorable wildlife tour to Murchison Falls National Park. This is a special short Uganda wildlife tour, and it offers you a chance to get up close and personal with all the big 5 game with rhinos to be watched at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary during en route visit, and the rest live in Murchison Falls Park. You will engage in 2 rewarding activities; a game drive to see a variety of the park’s wildlife in a pop-up roof 4×4 drive vehicle and a boat tour to enjoy the sight of aquatic life like hippos, crocodiles, and bird species.

Murchison Falls N/Park sits in Northwestern Uganda, and it is the only park located in this part of the country. Established a park in 1952, Murchison Falls is an ideal spot to watch lions, elephants, hyenas, the Rothschild giraffes, warthogs, hippos, the Nile crocodiles, birds, buffaloes, leopards, and a variety of primates at Budongo Forest. This special game-viewing trip takes 1 night, 2 days starting and ending in Kampala/Entebbe.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls NP & Boat tour.

Leave Kampala/Entebbe for Murchison Falls National Park located in Northwestern Uganda, 6 hours’ drive on the Kampala-Gulu highway. Connect to the park via Masindi to Kichumbanyobo gate and drive to the Northern sector where you will settle for lunch at the lodge.

After, connect to the Paraa jetty for the 2:00 pm boat cruise estimated to run for 2-3 hours along the Victoria Nile to the bottom of Murchison Falls. Between the Paraa and the bottom of the falls, you will be spotting a huge concentration of hippos, the Nile crocodiles, aquatic birds like kingfishers, fish eagles, etc. When you reach the base of the falls, take pictures and then set off on a trek to the top to observe it as it forces itself into a narrow rock with a width of 8m.

Day 2: Murchison Falls game drive & Kampala/Entebbe

After breakfast early in the morning, begin your game drive with a guide taking the Northern game trails. This part of Murchison Falls N/Park will have you exposed to a variety of mammals, and birds. Your day game drive 2-3 hours along the Northern section of Murchison Falls Park comes with incredible views of buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, Uganda kobs, bushbucks, Jackson’s hartebeest, oribis, lions, leopards if lucky, hyenas, jackals, warthogs, and more.

Retreat from a game drive to check out and head to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for lunch and later take a brief walk to watch rhinos. From Ziwa, drive back to Kampala/Entebbe, arrive in the evening, and settle for relaxation, dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel.

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