2 days Murchison falls safari
2 days Murchison falls safari
2 days Murchison falls safari to see lions, elephants, giraffes, hippopotamus, African buffalo, Uganda kobs, and olive baboon.
Murchison falls safari Itinerary
To clarify, at 5:30 am your drive takes you to Murchison falls national park to begin the 2 Days Murchison falls safari.
Most importantly, the drive will take you 5hr30 to reach the entry gate into the park.
In this case, we consider stops along the way before you enter Murchison falls national park.
Moreover, we drive over the bridge to cross the Victoria Nile river from the south to the northern bank area of Paraa.
Overnight lodge in Murchison Falls
So then you will head to Paraa lodge which is the luxury lodge on the northern bank of the river.
Thereafter, lunch will be served from 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm.
In the meantime, you will have lunch until 1:45 pm afterwards your driver will bring you down to the river.
Above all, you will board the African queen boat for a boat safari.
Victoria Nile Boat Safari starts at 2:00 pm to the bottom of the falls.
On the other hand, you will board the African Queen double-decker boat for a 3-hour boat ride.
Consequently, while on the boat ride along the Victoria Nile, you will get a chance to see several animal species.
Among the animals to see on this two-day Murchison falls tour include Nile crocodiles, big Nile perch fish, lots of birds, and elephants.
The River Nile is reduced from 100meters and squeezed into 7 meters through a narrow gorge, plunging almost 40 meters below.
Where to stay?
Murchison Falls Safari Lodges.
In the meantime, Fort Murchison lodge is set on the northern banks of the Victoria Nile 9kms where budget tourists will be staying tonight
On the eastern banks of the Albert Nile, Fort Murchison replicates the idea of a well-maintained isolated outpost similar to the slave trade.
Built-in the right spot and inspired by the historical background, Fort Murchison is unlike any other in Uganda.
The massive tower, the earth-coloured walls, with a touch of Swahili style… will impress any budget traveller.
Fort Murchison is situated in the former Aswa Lolim Game reserve, outside the northern park boundaries of Murchison Falls National Park.
It is set in beautiful surroundings and looks out on the majestic Albert Nile.
Pakuba Safari Lodge is located on the Eastern Bank of the Albert Nile in Murchison Falls National Park overlooking the spectacular Albert Nile.
The location of the Pakuba safari lodge is best in comparison to all the other lodges.
Travellers get the chance to sight Giraffes, Elephants, Antelopes, and occasionally Leopards that pay regular visits to the lodge.
Established in 1954, Paraa Safari Lodge is in Murchison Falls National Park.
The lodge is located in the northwest overlooking one of nature’s best-kept secrets, the River Nile.
Day 2: 2 days Murchison falls national park Morning game safari
6:00 am breakfast will be served before we checkout and go for a 4hour game drive on the savannah plains of Murchison Falls.
In conclusion, we search for lions, elephants, giraffes, hippos, African buffalo, Uganda kobs, oribi, bushbuck, and baboons.
At 11:00 am we shall exit the park stopping for lunch at Kabalega resort hotel before we continue to Kampala arriving at 4:30 pm.
To sum up, this marks the end of the 2-day safari to Murchison falls national park
Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary
You have the option of visiting the ziwa rhino sanctuary where southern white rhinoceros are undergoing a breeding program.
Uganda rhinoceros both white and black were extinct in the 1980s during the civil unrest which contributed to heavy poaching.
The Ziwa rhino sanctuary breeds southern white rhinoceros with a plan to release them into the wild once the numbers increase.
Rhino tracking costs $50 for adults, $30 for Children, and for East African residents, it is $40 for adults and $20 for children.
included in this price?
Transport using the customized vehicle and opening roof;
- passengers and public liability insurance;
- full board;
- Expert driver/guide and Uganda Wildlife Authority professional armed rangers in the park when required;
- all fees for the excursions – activities as stated in the day-by-day program;
- all park entrance fees;
- Accommodation as stated;
- Return airport transfers if required.