2 Days Short Wildlife Safari to Murchison Falls
Our 2 Days Short Wildlife Safari to Murchison Falls National Park is indeed your best wildlife safari option in just 1 night, you will encounter the BIG Five including the Lions, Buffalos, Giraffes, Elephants, bush backs, warthogs, with countless birds such as the Blue Turacos, Black casques hornbills, Black and White Hornbills, Yellow Backed Weavers, Wagtails, Cuckoos, Woodland Kingfishers. You will also have the best opportunity to visit Rhino Sanctuary in Masindi, hike to the visit top of the falls, take game drive to spot the big four and other wildlife and birds, you will also have a boat cruise along the might River Nile to the bottom of the falls. Book Now
Day 1: Kampala-Murchison Falls (Travel Time +5hrs)
Our safari driver guide will pick you up from your hotel in Kampala then drive to North-west through famous Luwero Triangle and Masindi Town. Continue to Murchison Falls for lunch at your lodge, go for a boat safari upstream the calm Victoria Nile to the base of the falls stopping just tens of meters from the “Devil’s Cauldron”. En-route, marvel at the toothsome hippos, crocodiles and over this 17 km stretch you may see elephant, waterbuck and Uganda Kob crocodile. This is also a zone of many bird species like Goliath heron, Egyptian goose, pelican bee-eater, kingfisher, hornbill, cormorant and the rare shoebill stork. There you leave the boat and start your – quite heavy – hike to the Top of the Falls (approx. 1 hour). See where the world’s longest river explodes violently through a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley escarpment to plunge into a frothing pool 43m below. Your driver/guide will be waiting for you to bring you back to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Para Safari Lodge/ Nile safari lodge (High end), Murchison River lodge (Mid-range end) or Heritage Safari Lodge (Low end facility). Meal plan: Lunch & Dinner.
Day 2: Murchison Falls –Kampala (Travel time +5hrs)
After your cup of coffee, Your guide will help you spot Elephant, Lion, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s giraffe, hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, hyena and if you are lucky, the leopard. Cross the ferry and return to Kampala with a branch off for a visit to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for a guided Rhino walk and picnic lunch. Your guide will drop you at your hotel of residence in Kampala or at Entebbe airport to catch up with your flight back home. Meal plan: Half-Board.
End of the 2 Days Short Wildlife Safari to Murchison Falls.
This 2 Days Short Wildlife Safari to Murchison Falls package includes.
Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
Hike and visit to the top of the falls
Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
Services of English speaking driver/guide
Ziwa Rhino Tracking
The 2 Days Short Wildlife Safari to Murchison Falls package excludes expenses of personal nature like: Air fare, Visa, drinks, laundry, tips to local guides, telephone, porter fee while trekking, personal insurance, personal shopping bills and cigars.