2 DAYS MURCHISON FALLS SAFARI – WILDLIFE VIEWING TOUR
2 Days Murchison Falls Safari – SAFARI OVERVIEW
This 2 days Murchison Falls safari is a 1 night/2 days safari to Murchison Falls National Park, offering Rhino tracking in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a tour to the top of the Murchison Falls which is considered the most powerful waterfall in the world, 2 game drives in the classic savannah landscape of Murchison with sights of Lions, African elephants, Cape Buffaloes, Rothschild Giraffes, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Oribi, Uganda Kobs, Leopards, Defassa waterbuck and much more as the checklist of mammals reach 76 species.
The 2 days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda also features a boat cruise along the Nile River to the bottom of Murchison Falls, offering fantastic sights of Hippos and Nile Crocodiles – plus (thanks to a bird list of over 450 species) amazing bird watching. This 2 days Murchison Falls safari offers is a great opportunity for those with little time yet they want to visit Murchison Falls national Park-Uganda`s largest national game park situated in the northwest of the country on an area of 3,840km2 .
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2 Days Murchison Falls Safari – PRIME SAFARI ACTIVITIES
Game drive in the scenic savannah plains of Murchison
Hiking to the top of the world’s most powerful waterfall, Murchison
Boat cruise along historic Nile River
Tracking wild white Rhinos in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on foot
2 Days Murchison Falls Safari – FEATURED SAFARI DESTINATIONS
Murchison Falls National Park
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
2 Days Murchison Falls Safari – SAFARI HIGHLIGHT
Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Visit the stop of the falls and afternoon Nile launch cruise.
Day 2: Enjoy a morning game drive & transfer back to Kampala with a stop at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking.
2 Days Murchison Falls Safari − DETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY
Day 1 of the 2 Days Murchison Falls Safari: Transfer To Murchison Falls National Park. Visit The Stop Of The Falls And Afternoon Nile Launch Cruise.
We will start our day with an early breakfast in the hotel at around 6.30 am and then embark on a 311km (5 hours) drive northwest to Murchison Falls National Park. We drive along the impressive landscapes of Nakasongola district crossing the Kafu River and passing by the verdant Budongo Forest. Upon arrival, you drive to the top of Murchison Falls and marvel at these world’s most powerful waterfalls.
The Murchison falls have been described as the most spectacular thing to happen to the Nile along its entire 6,650km length. The 50 metre wide river forces itself through a 7 meter wide cleft in the rift valley escarpment before falling 45 metres to what has been termed the “devil’s cauldron” below, forming a plume of spray marked by a thunderous roar and a permanent rainbow. It is a truly unforgettable experience! After this incredibly exciting activity we will connect to Paraa Jetty to catch up with the Nile launch cruise to the bottom of the falls.
The Nile launch cruise offers you an opportunity to explore the calm waters of Nile River as they approach the delta area gaining views of the aquatic species like Nile crocodiles and Hippos not forgetting the lucky sights of pre-historic looking shoebill storks, the most eagerly sought after of all African birds. The boat stops at the bottom of Murchison Falls we you will enjoy one of the magical sceneries in Uganda. Retreat from the activity and connect to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.
Highlight of the day: – Tracking in wild white Rhinos in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary on foot.
Upmarket/Luxury: – Paraa Safari lodge/Bakers Lodge
Midrange/Standard: – Pakuba Safari Lodge/Murchison River Lodge
Budget/Basic: – Hornbill Bush Lodge/Red Chilli Rest Camp
Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Drive Distance & time: – Approx. 311km or 5 hours
Activities & Services of the day:-
- Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park
- Visit the top of the falls
- Afternoon Nile launch cruise.
Day 2 of the 2 Days Murchison Falls Safari: Enjoy A Morning Game Drive & Transfer Back To Kampala With A Stop At Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary For Rhino Tracking.
We start our day with an early breakfast and then connect to the rolling savannah landscapes of Murchison Falls National Park for an impressive morning game drive in the northern part of the park. The activity which commences at 7.00 am takes you to the haven of the wild game catching up with them before they disperse off completely to graze and hunt. You follow the designated tracks including the Buligi, Albert, Queen, Pakuba among others stretching to the delta area gaining impressive views of wildlife and the landscapes. The possible sights include Lions, Rothschild’s giraffes, Elephants, Buffalos, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Oribi, Uganda Kobs among others. You retreat from the activity that lasts 3 – 4 hours and cross with the ferry at 11 am to embark on the drive to Kampala.
You will branch off at Nakitooma after 115km drive, diverting from the main road for 7km to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you are welcomed and taken to the wild on foot to track the white Rhinos. Here, you have the opportunity to encounter the white Rhinos only here in the whole of Uganda that was reintroduced in the year 2005 following their extinction in the year 1982.
Trekking the 22 southern white Rhinos that thrive in their natural savannah thicket as you walk past beautiful flora, amazing landscapes and birds presents a rewarding encounter that is worth undertaking. Retreat from the activity and continue on the drive to Kampala arriving to mark the end of the tour.
Highlight of the day: – The early morning game drive in Murchison and Rhino tracking in Ziwa Sanctuary.
Meal Plan: – Breakfast & Lunch
Drive Distance & time: – Approx. 311km or 5 hours
Activities & Services of the day:-
- Morning game drive
- Transfer to Kampala
End of the 2 Days Murchison Falls Safari
2 Days Murchison Falls Safari: – SAFARI INCLUSIONS
Full time English professional safari driver guide
4×4 safari van/ 4×4 Safari land cruiser with poop up roof for game viewing with functional A/C
Full board accommodation
Boat cruise fees
Wi-Fi Internet on board the safari vehicle
2 Days Murchison Falls Safari: – SAFARI EXCLUSIONS
International &domestic flight fees
Items of personal nature
Gratuities and tips
Other beverages/ drinks
Other extras not mentioned in the itinerary above
Getting there for your 2 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda | 2 Days Murchison Falls National Park Wildlife Tour.
Transport Means to Your 2 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda | 2 Days Murchison Falls National Park Wildlife Tour
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Accommodations/ Safari Lodges/ Safari Hotels for your 2 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda | 2 Days Murchison Falls National Park Wildlife Tour.
More lodging options in Murchison falls
Bwana Tembo Safari Camp is a midrange / standard accommodation establishment owned and operated by an Italian family that came to Uganda in the year 1986. Bwana Tembo Safari Camp is positioned at 10km from the Tangi gate to the north of Murchison Falls National Park.
More lodging options in Mburo
Mburo Safari Lodge is a midmarket inclined to Luxury accommodation on the border of Lake Mburo National Park. The lodge is positioned on a raised hill offering a panoramic view of the park.
More lodging options in Budongo
Budongo Eco Lodge is a midrange/ standard accommodation in the Kaniyo Pabidi forest an extension of Budongo Central Forest Reserve accessed through the Kichumbayobo gate in the south of Murchison Falls National Park.
Budongo Eco Lodge also has provision for the budget rooms that caters for the low cost travellers on safaris in Uganda.
More lodging options in Kibale
Papaya Lake Lodge is positioned at 350km from Kampala the Uganda’s Capital City on the boundary of Kibale National Park in the Ndali Kasenda Crater Field. The region in which it is located features twenty (20) extinct volcanic crater fields that present a range of lakes coming with unique shapes, color and size. The Papaya Lake Lodge also overlooks the magical Rwenzori Mountains that is snowcapped.
More lodging options in Kampala
Imperial Royale Hotel opened in 2007 offering Luxury / Upmarket accommodation to the Uganda safari undertakers and other guests in Uganda.
More lodging options in Bunyonyi
Bunyonyi Safari Resort is a midrange / standard accommodation on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi in the Kagalama village overlooking the lake.
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