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2 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda Tour | 2 Day Murchison Falls National Park Safari

2 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Tour – Overview

This 2 days Murchison Falls safari in Uganda Tour is a short 2 day Murchison Falls National Park safari trip. It offers Rhino tracking, game drives, a boat cruise to the bottom, and a tour to the top of Murchison Falls.

These falls are taken to be the world’s most powerful waterfalls. On this safari, you will enjoy 2 safari game drives in the typical Savannah landscape of Murchison Falls park.

Some of the animals that you will see include; Lions, African Elephants, Cape Buffaloes, Rothschild Giraffes, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Oribi, Uganda Kobs, Leopards, Defassa Waterbuck, etc. And, much more wildlife as the mammal checklist goes up to 144 mammal species.

This 2 days Murchison Falls safari Uganda wildlife trip also features a Murchison Falls Boat cruise. This boat cruise offers amazing sightings of Hippos and Nile Crocodiles with many bird species (thanks to a bird list of over 556 species).

This 2 days Uganda safari to Murchison Falls National Park gives excellent opportunities for those with little time who want to visit the park.

And, not forgetting that Murchison Falls National Park is the largest national park located in the northwest of the country with an area of 3,840 km2.

If you have got favorites or any personal requests about this 2-day Murchison Falls safari in Uganda tour. Feel free to contact us so that we can tailor the best Uganda safari for you.

2 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Tour — Prime Safari Activities

  • Game drive in the scenic Savannah plains of Murchison
  • Hiking to the top of Murchison Falls
  • Boat cruise along the significant Nile River
  • Rhino Tracking in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

2 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Tour – Featured Safari Destinations

  • Murchison Falls National Park
  • Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

2 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Tour – Highlights

  • Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park and have an afternoon Nile Launch Cruise.
  • Day 2: Enjoy a Morning game drive and transfer back to Kampala en route to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino tracking.

2 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Tour – Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer To Murchison Falls National Park. Visit The Stop Of The Falls And Afternoon Nile Launch Cruise

Have an early breakfast in your hotel at around 6:30 am and head on a 311km (5 hours) drive northwest to Murchison Falls National Park.

And, this drive takes you through the remarkable landscapes of the Nakasongola district crossing River Kafu and your fleet by Budongo Forest. Upon your arrival in the park, drive to the top of Murchison Falls and experience the world’s strongest waterfalls.

Murchison Falls is termed to be the most remarkable thing to happen to the Nile along its entire 6,650km stretch. The 50-meter wide river squeezes through a 7-meter cliff in the rift valley escarpment before dropping 45 meters into the devil’s cauldron.

During this course, a plume of water spray is formed and it is marked with a thunderous roar and a permanent rainbow. What an experience!

After this superb enticing activity, you will connect to Paraa Jetty to board the Nile launch cruise to the bottom of the falls. This cruise gives you opportunities of exploring the quiet waters of the Nile River.

It approaches the delta area giving you views of aquatic species like Nile Crocodiles and Hippos and not forgetting the sights of the rare Shoebill. This bird is the most sought-after among all African birds.

Eventually, the boat stops 100 meters towards the bottom of Murchison Falls where you will enjoy one of the most charming scenery in Uganda.

After, this breathtaking activity, return to your lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Day 2: Enjoy A Morning Game Drive And Transfer Back To Kampala With A Stop At Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary For Rhino Sanctuary

This day will start with an early morning breakfast and after you connect to the rolling Savannah landscapes of Murchison Falls National Park for an exciting morning game drive.

You will enjoy this game drive in the northern part of the park starting at 7 am taking you to the world of wild game and you see them before they scatter for grazing and hunting.

When on the game drive, you will follow designated tracks including the Buligi, Albert, Queen, Pakuba, and others running to the delta area. Along these tracks, you enjoy tremendous wildlife and landscape views of the park.

Some of the animals you will see include, Lions, Rothschild’s Giraffes, Elephants, Buffaloes, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Oribi, and Uganda Kobs among others.

This game drive will take around 3-4 hours and after you will drive back to Kampala.

However, on your return, en route to Nakitoma after driving 115km. This en-route from the main road is 7km to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary where you will track the White Rhinos on foot.

This is the only place in Uganda to be having the White Rhinos as they were reintroduced in 2005 following their extinction in the year 1982. This is the best opportunity for you to trek the 32 White Rhinos in their natural habitat.

When you are trekking the Rhinos, you will pass through thriving natural Savannah thickets and past other beautiful flora with amazing landscapes. You will see various bird species presenting truly rewarding trekking.

After this amazing activity, continue on your drive back to Kampala and this marks the end of your tour.

Safari Inclusions

  • Full-time English professional safari driver guide
  • 4×4 safari van/ 4×4 Safari land cruiser with poop up
  • roof for game viewing with functional A/C
  • Full board accommodation
  • Boat cruise fees
  • Wi-Fi Internet on board the safari vehicle
  • Bottled water

Safari Exclusions

  • International &domestic flight fees
  • Visa fees
  • Laundry services
  • Items of personal nature
  • Gratuities and tips
  • Other beverages/ drinks
  • Other extras not mentioned in the itinerary above

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