This 2 Days Murchison falls safari trip Uganda tranfers you to Uganda's biggest national park which is the Murchison Falls national park. With this 2 day safari tour you will be entitled to a memorable game drive to that sights you to the Jackson's heart beasts, oribis, Rothschild giraffes, lions, buffaloes, kobs, warthogs, elephants, leopards, hyenas, hippos, patas monkeys, baboons, waterbucks and many more wildlife.
2 Days Murchison Falls
Hotel pickup - Your also returned back to your hotel.
|Budget lodging-Heritage lodge||2 - $385 pp||3 - $326 pp||4 - $284 pp||5 - $265 pp||6 - $248 pp||7 - $238 pp||8 - $230 pp||9 - $230 pp|
|Mid-range lodging-Pakuba lodge / Murchison River Lodge||2 - $510 pp||3 - $405 pp||4 - $350 pp||5 - $320 pp||6 - $310 pp||7 - $300 pp||8 - $300 pp||9 - $300 pp|
You will also be entitled to a boat ride on River Nile to see animals like buffaloes, elephants on the water banks and crocodiles. Separated into by the world's longest river (the Nile), and named after the iconic Murchison Falls. Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda's largest game park. This park spans vast sprawling savanna grasslands concentrated with a diversity of both animals and bird species.
With the 2 days Murchison falls trip, you will hike to the top of the breath-taking Murchison Falls and then do an afternoon launch cruise on the Nile River. The Nile River is a home to several water animals and pulls lots of animals to drink refresh and cool off the scorching heat. You start the safari with an early morning game drive for a great chance of beautiful wildlife spotting.
Our driver guide picks you up from your hotel / residence or any place of convenience at 7:00am. The driver / guide shall brief you on the 2 days Murchison falls safari program shortly before the start of a 6 hours’ drive to Murchison Falls National Park.
In Luwero District, your guide shall point out the historical implication this place has on Uganda. We could make a stopover to pick some fruits like the pineapples, jackfruits, passion fruits to mention but a few, then continue with our journey to Masindi town for early lunch at Masindi Hotel / Court View Hotel.
After lunch, we embark on our journey and drive out of town to a dirt road for 25 minutes and get to the Murchison Falls National Park. After the clearing at the park gate, you are ushered into the Murchison by a congress of playful anticipating baboons in the road.
They grapple about in anticipation as some shy away into the thick Budongo Forest. This is the start of some great picture moments, then continue the drive as you savour the beautiful grassy landscape to the start of the hike to the top of the Murchison Falls.
At the top you are treated to the breath taking sight of the falls. About 300 - 400 cubic meters per second of Nile waters force through a tiny gorge of about 7 meters to plunge into a violent tempest about 42 meters below. It is such a beautiful sight and incredible picture moments are enjoyed here.
Afterwards we proceed to catch the 2:30pm Launch Cruise on the Nile River (Victoria Nile). This relaxing ride of about 3 hours, treats you to such beautiful and a variety of wildlife sightings. There are also lots of water animals like the hippos and Nile crocodiles, lots of other animals come to the river to drink water, cool off the scorching heat and for others to feed on the fresh grass along the river banks.
Expect spotting of elephants, buffaloes, antelopes and a cocktail of bird species including among others kingfisher, herons, and fish eagles. The ride also takes you to the base of the Murchison Falls National Park for yet another angle to savour these beautiful falls. Later at about 5:30pm, drive to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan: Full Board (lunch and dinner)
Travel time: 6 hours’ drive (Kampala to Murchison)
After your early morning breakfast at about 6:00am, our driver picks you up and along with a game ranger ready for a game drive by 7:00am. Early morning is a great time to catch the early risers, nocturnal and the hunters before returning to their hideouts.
The Nile River bisects the park into the northern and southern sections. The northern side has a higher concentration of game than the southern side. If your accommodation is on the southern side you will drive to the ferry crossing to get to the northern side. You explore the major game trails especially around Paraa and expect great and beautiful wildlife spotting including giraffes, lions, elephants, spotted hyenas, warthogs, Uganda kobs, Jackson's Hartebeests, waterbucks, leopards and among others.
At about 11:00am you return to the hotel and check out, then drive to Masindi town for lunch at Masindi Hotel/Court View Hotel and later proceed to Kampala or your preferred drop-off place or destination.
Meal Plan: Full Board (breakfast and lunch)
Travel time: 6 hours’ drive (Murchison to Kampala)
NOTE: Avoid dressing in blue, white and black clothes as they may attract tsetse flies.
With this 2 days Murchison falls safari tour package, you will be entitled to a game drive that sights you to the Jackson heart beasts, oribis, giraffes, lions, buffalos, kobs, warthogs, elephants, leopards, waterbucks. Boat ride on the Nile River to see, animals like buffalos, elephants on the water banks and crocodiles.
— Ssenyonga Moses
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