2 Days Murchison Falls Safari

2 Days Murchison Falls Safari is a short adventurous safari that takes you to the most powerful waterfall in the world along River Nile in Uganda’s largest national park and one of the most visited park on a wildlife safari. Murchison falls National Park is situated in the north-western region of Uganda estimating 3 to 4 driving hours from Kampala the main city to the Main destination. The park boasts with wide range of wildlife species which can be viewed on your 2 days’ safari and such mammals include; elephants, buffaloes, lions, leopards, giraffes, waterbucks, hyenas, antelopes like Jackson heartbeats, Uganda kob, bushbucks, waterbucks, water species like hippos, crocodiles, water birds such as the rare shoe bill, goliath heron, secretary bird, yellow billed stork among others.

2 Days Murchison falls safari

Highlights of the 2 days Murchison falls safari

  • Day 1: pick up and transfer to Murchison falls national park
  • Day 2: Game drive and Return to Kampala

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls National park

  • Transfer to Murchison falls: You will wake early in the morning, have breakfast and our driver or guide will pick you up from the hotel in Kampala city at round 6:30 am, give you a short briefing about the 2 days Murchison falls safaris and after you will start your journey to Murchison falls national park while using Bombo road you will again connect to Gulu high way then to the park. Drive which lasts 3 to 4 hours, you will first cross the Victoria Nile with a ferry as you will be welcomed with many baboons meandering around the lodge you will spend in your night do check in to the lodge and then have lunch.
  • Boat Cruise: After lunch, you will go for an afternoon boat cruise along River Nile to the bottom of the falls where you will be rewarded with a stunning view of cauldron devil and powerful waterfall. As you will be cruising you will have exciting viewing of hippos, crocodiles, other animal on the banks of the River and such animals include elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, water birds like Bee-eaters, Herons, Kingfisher as the boat will continue to sail at the edge of the River get off from the boat and climb up at the bottom of the falls. At the bottom of the falls, you will be able to explore the powerful splashing waterfall, take pictures. Since you will be at the top of the fall, you will also enjoy the hike which takes 45 minutes and offers magnificent views of the landscape, River Nile, bird species as you listen to the sounds of the water. At the top, your driver or guide will be waiting for you to transfer you to the lodge for refreshment, dinner and overnight. Accommodation options include Paraa safari lodge, Pakuba Safari, and Red chill safari lodge.

Day 2: Morning Game Drive and Return to Kampala

  • Morning Game Drive: After early morning breakfast with delicious donuts, check out of the lodge and meet up with your drive or guide for your morning game drive across the open savannah grassland. Morning game drive in Murchison falls national park starts at 6:30 am, at this time you can be able to see hyenas going back to their hideouts, view others mammals like herds of elephants, buffaloes, lions, giraffes, warthogs, leopards, Jackson’s heartbeats, antelopes many more as well as spotting beautiful bird species along the Nile delta banks like the shoe bill stork, heron goliath among others. After the game drive, you will drive out of the park and head to the busy town of Masindi to have a stopover for lunch.
2 Days Murchison falls safari
2 Days Murchison falls safari – Game Drive in the Park
  • Return to Kampala: After lunch, you will proceed with your journey to Kampala and reach in the early evening. Your drive or guide will drop you off at the hotel in Kampala or a place of convenience or at the Entebbe International Airport to catch your next flight.

End of 2 Days Murchison falls safari

See also 3 Days Murchison Falls Tour

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