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2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth & Murchison Falls National park

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2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth & Murchison Falls National park

Overview of the affordable 2 days Uganda wildlife safari tours

Affordable 2 days Uganda wildlife safari tours are the most popular short safaris in Uganda undertaken by tourists for close sighting of the country’s numerous wildlife. Uganda prides in her plethora of natural beauty seen in each corner of the country of which wildlife is a part. The big five wild animals (Buffaloes, Rhinos, Elephants, Lions and Leopards) are resident in Uganda along with other animals like hippopotamuses, waterbucks, Ugandan kobs, Zebras, Impalas and many more. All these animals found in different safari parks can be sighted on 2 days Uganda wildlife safari tours depending on your preference.

Queen Elizabeth National Park affordable 2 days Uganda wildlife safari

Have the best ever wildlife safari experiences in Uganda when you take on this 2 days Uganda wildlife safari during that short holiday break. Queen Elizabeth National park is a great and popular destination for wildlife viewing because of the huge wildlife numbers in this area. Within a geographical region of 1,978sqkm (764sqmi) are about 95 mammal species, 5,000 hippos, 2,500 elephants, 10,000 buffaloes and 10 primate species. For the activities you will do in 2 days, you have all the chances to see these species.

2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park itinerary highlights

Day 1: Go on a 384km road trip to western Uganda, stop at the equator and enjoy a cool breeze on the evening boat cruise. Departure from Kampala should be as early as 6:00am because the boat cruise starts at 2:00pm and the drive is approximately 7 hours.

Day 2: You will do an early morning game drive lasting about 3-4 hours, have lunch and return to Kampala.

2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park itinerary details

Day 1 of the 2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Affordable 2 days Uganda wildlife safariBefore dawn, your driver guide will already be waiting to drive you to Queen Elizabeth National park starting at around 6:00am. A stop is done at the equator line in Kayabwe as you experience a trans hemisphere experience, you can stand with one leg in the Northern hemisphere and the other in the southern hemisphere of the world. This experience will be very brief. You will have lunch in Mbarara then continues the drive to the park. Upon arrival at the park, you will do an evening boat cruise/launch cruise from 2:00- 4:00pm. As you transfer to your hotel, you will do and a short game drive as you drive. You have dinner and an overnight stay at a preferred accommodation in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Day 2 of the 2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park

Affordable 2 days Uganda wildlife safariIt’s your trip and you would love to see all that you expect so remember to wake up early for a morning game drive for what the luck of the day offers. The game drive starts at 7:00am for those who lodge outside the park since the gate is opened at this time and as early as 6:00am for those who spend the night within the park. The morning game drive lasts for about 3-4 hours with sightings of animals like the elephants, topis, baboons, elephants and the tree climbing lions. During the game drive, you will see several bird species like the African Broadbill, Martial Eagle, Chapin’s fly catcher, Verreaux’s Eagle owl, Black Bee-eater, White tailed lark and White Winged Warbler. You return to the lodge for lunch and refreshment then get to your safari vehicle for a drive back to Kampala.

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2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison Falls National Park

This 2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison Falls National park is the best trip taking you to the world’s most powerful waterfall created along the world’s longest river. The center piece of the park is created by the cascading waters that squeeze through an 8m gorge and freely dropping 45 meters down over a rift valley wall. The thunderous pour can be heard from meters away. This safari features great adventure, boat cruise, game drive, hike to the top of falls and rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary adjacent to the park.

Highlights of the 2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison Falls National Park

Day 1: Drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park, take an evening boat cruise and hike to the top of the falls.

Day 2: After an early morning breakfast, go for a game drive then transfer to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for Rhino tracking before you return to Kampala.

Details of the 2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison Falls National Park

Day 1 of your 2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison Falls National Park

Affordable 2 days Uganda wildlife safariYou will embark on a drive to Murchison falls national park from Kampala as early as 7:00am. Your driver guide will pick you up from your place of residence after an early breakfast and transfer to Murchison falls national park. Upon arrival, you will have lunch and head to the park headquarters for an evening boat cruise at 2:00pm starting from paraa jetty (the departure point for the boat and ferry crossing).  The boat cruise lasts about 3 hours to the bottom of the falls. The boat cruise offers amazing moments as you sight the aquatic species like the hippopotamus. The hike to the top of the falls starts at the bottom of the falls and lasts 40 memorable minutes of a walk on a rift valley wall. The top of the falls is a 43m (141ft) rift valley wall from the base. Your driver guide will be waiting for you at the top of the falls where he transfers you to your prior booked hotel for dinner and relaxation.

For those interested in Uganda bird watching tours, the boat that goes downstream is the best option since it offers more chances of sighting a shoebill.

Day 2 of your 2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison Falls National Park

Affordable 2 days Uganda wildlife safariBy 7:00am the park entrance is open just waiting for you to go and meet the beauties in there. From the southern gate entrance, there’s need to cross by ferry at 7:00am therefore the game drive starts a bit later. If a tourist is already inside the park for instance they spent a night inside the park at either Paraa safari lodge or Pakuba lodge, the game drive can start as early as 6:00am. The game drive lasts for about 3-4 hour with sightings of the buffaloes, lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes.

After the game drive you continue your Uganda wildlife tour to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you track rhinos on foot then return to Kampala.

End of 2 days Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison Falls National Park

Its every wildlife lovers dream to see all the big five wild animals in a single safari and this is exactly what this short and affordable trip offers. Plan today and have a memorable encounter.

By |September 19th, 2018|Safari News|

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