The 2 Days Safari to Murchison Falls will start from Kampala along the Kampala – Gulu Highway Stopping over in Luweero DIstrict for Snacks and Refreshments.
Day 1: Depart from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park, Boat Trip and hiking top of the falls
By 6:30 am you should have finished breakfast to immediately start off your 2-day safari to Uganda’s biggest National Park driving along the Kampala-Gulu highway stopping over in Luwero District briefly for refreshments such as oranges, pineapples, passion fruits, etc. Once at Murchison Falls National Park drive to the top of the Murchison Falls for hiking, where you get to have a view of the magnificent Nile squeeze through a narrow gorge of about only 7 meters wide and rapturing into violent waterfalls into a whirlpool about 43 meters below. This sight of the world’s most spectacular waterfall is panoramic and breathtaking.
Then set off for lunch, proceed for the 2:30 pm wildlife Launch cruise on River Nile. Something one ought not to miss once at Murchison Falls National Park. Go ahead and take a relaxing ride of about three and a half hours where you get to enjoy up-close sightings of a number of wildlife that lie along the banks of River Nile such as hippos, crocodiles, buffalos, elephants, monitor lizards, warthogs, and a cocktail of birds such as African fish eagles, red-throated bee-eaters, skimmers, cattle egrets not forgetting the rare shoebill stork and others. The boat ride takes you to the bottom of the Murchison Falls for another quite remarkable sight of these wild falls. Return and transfer to your lodge for dinner and take a rest.
Return and transfer to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
- Accommodation; Murchison Tree House [triple Banda] or Fort Murchison lodge [triple Banda] or Parkside Lodge Murchison [triple]
- Meal Plan: Lunch & Dinner
- Travel Time: 5-6 Hours
Day 2: Game Drive, Travel to Kampala
Wake up for early morning breakfast at around 6:00 am and set out for an early morning game drive by 6:30 am. The timing is appropriate to catch the nocturnal and hunters before they retire to their hideouts. Explore the major game tracks, Queen and Albert for spectacular sightings of wildlife such as elephants, lions, giraffes, antelopes, Jackals, hyenas, Uganda kobs, oribis, buffalos, waterbucks, Jackson’s Hartebeests, bushbucks, and hopefully the elusive leopards among others.
Four hours after the unforgettable wildlife experience, check out of the park and start off your return journey to Kampala. You will stopover at Kampala/Gulu highway for lunch.
End of the tour
- Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch
- Travel Time: 6 Hours
Safari is inclusive of; park entry fees, boat cruise, accommodation, meals full board, transport, hiking fees, water, English speaking guide, and ferry crossing fees.