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2 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari to Murchison Falls National Park

The 2 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison Falls National Park takes you to the magical tour to the top of the Murchison Falls – World’s most powerful waterfall, a memorable game drive in the open savannah landscapes of Murchison Falls National Park with sights of African elephants, the Cape Buffaloes, the Jackson’s Hartebeest, the lions, the Rothschild Giraffes, the Oribis, Uganda Kobs, the leopards among other species. The Safari also features the Nile Launch cruise which extends for several Kilometers to the bottom of the falls offering possible sights of Hippos, Nile Crocodiles & the birds like the Shoebill stork. It a magical short wildlife in Uganda featuring lots of game viewing, adventure and recreation.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $460 - $660
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 2 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Uganda Uganda
Parks visited: Murchison Falls
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Visit the top of the falls and afternoon Nile launch cruise Day 2: Do game drive and transfer to Kampala.

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Visit the top of the falls and afternoon Nile launch cruise

After breakfast, your tour guide will pick you from Kampala (or Entebbe) and you will embark on the drive (311Km from Kampala and approximately 5 hours) to Murchison Falls National Park. You drive along the notable landscapes of Nakasongola crossing the Kafu River and passing by the verdant Budongo Forest and upon arrival, you’ll drive to the top of the falls. You encounter the world’s longest Nile River as squeezes itself to pass through an 8m ravine forming a plume of spray marked by a thunderous roar and a trademark rainbow as it falls 43m below to the Devils Cauldron.  The site displays an extraordinary scene for photography. You retreat from the activity and connect to Paraa Jetty to catch up with the Nile launch cruise to the bottom of the falls departing at 2 pm. The Nile launch cruise offers you an opportunity to explore the calm waters of Nile River as they approach the delta gaining views of the aquatic Species like Nile crocodiles and Hippos not forgetting the lucky sights of the most sought-after shoebill stork.  The boat stops at the bottom of Murchison Falls – the world’s powerful waterfall enjoying one of the magical sceneries in Uganda. Retreat from the activity and connect to the lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Accommodation:

Luxury:  Paraa Safari Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Pakuba Safari Lodge

Budget / Basic: Heritage Safari Lodge

Day 2: Do game drive and transfer to Kampala.

 Do a game drive and transfer to Kampala.

At 7 Am you will connect to the continuing savannah landscapes of Murchison Falls National Park for an impressive morning game drive in the northern part of the park to catch up with the early wildlife before they disappear to graze and hunt. You follow the designated tracks including the Buligi, Albert, Queen, Pakuba among others stretching to the delta area gaining remarkable views of wildlife and the landscapes. The possible sights include Rothschild Giraffes, the Jackson’s Hartebeest, the lions, the leopards, the Cape Buffaloes, the Oribis, the elephants, 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.

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