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2 Day Murchison Falls Safari Tour

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2 Days
Entebbe International Airport
Murchison Falls National Park - Uganda Safaris
Min Age : 12+
Max People : 200
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2 Day Murchison Falls Safari Tour (MFNP)

Murchison Falls is the largest national park in the pearl of Africa, unlike others. The Park specifically lies at the northern end of the Albertine Rift Valley. Whereby sweeping Bunyoro escarpment and finally tumbles into vast and palm-dotted savanna. The park hosts evidently 76 species of mammals and 451 birds. Murchison Falls National Parks is one of the pearls generally most visited national parks. Furthermore providing you a rare opportunity to encounter four of the big fives.

Safari Highlights:

Rhino Tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Game drives in Murchison fall national park

Boat cruise on River Nile

 

Activity highlights:

Hike to the top of the Murchison falls and see the River Nile force its way through a gorge only 8 meters wide

3-hour boat ride on River Nile to the base of the falls along the Victoria Nile

Game viewing drives in which you will the members of the big five and other wildlife

Optional: Rhino Tracking at the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Detailed Itinerary for 2 Day Murchison Falls Safari Tour

Day 1: Travel to Murchison Falls National Park

After breakfast, you will be picked up by our guide to start the journey straight away from Kampala to Nakasongola.  Have a brief stopover for lunch meanwhile freshen up and embark to Murchison fall national park. At the park, you will drive to the top of the fall while enjoying wildlife sightings such as the oribi and various bird species. At the top of the falls, widely open your eyes to witness the w  hole Nile squeezing through an 8m narrow gorge and eventually pour its roaring waters into a whirlpool about 43 meters below.

In the afternoon, you will later set off for the evening launch trip. For about three and half hours, you will enjoy up-close sightings of numerous wildlife species that throng the banks of River Nile for instance hippos, crocodiles, buffalos, elephants, and a cocktail of birds such as African Trip fish eagles, red-throated bee-eaters, skimmers, cattle egrets, and among others. The river cruise ends at the base of the fall for yet another sight of these glamorous falls and returns to the pick-up point. While here, your guide will transfer you to the lodge in order to check in for the night.

Destination: Murchison Falls National park

Accommodation Option:

                     Super  Luxury                   Nile Safari Lodge
                      Luxury                   Paraa Safari Lodge
                      Comfort                   Pakuba Safari Lodge

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Drinking Water and Fruits throughout

 

Day 2:  Game drive and transfer back to Kampala

After the morning game drive. You will be picked up by the guide and head for yet another exciting wildlife sighting on the southern bank of the park. The drive will take shortly about 2 to 3 hrs. Thereafter you will proceed to the lodge for lunch and freshen up and meanwhile enjoy the paramount hospitality service of the lodge.

In the Afternoon, the journey back to Kampala will start off and lastly be dropped off at the agreed location or Airport.  Thus this brings the end of our 2 Day Murchison Falls Safari Tour. Thanks for choosing Paradise Adventure Vacations and we hope to see you again.

Location: Kampala (City)

Accommodation Option: No (End of tour)

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch

Drinking Water and fruits throughout

 

Tours Includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • 4×4 transport with English speaking local guide/driver for all road transport
  • Accommodation & all meals above
  • All park entrances fees
  • Drinking water in the vehicle
  • Mentioned activities

 

Tour Excludes:

  • International visas
  • Accommodation facilities while in Kampala
  • All expenses of personal nature such as tips and drinks

 

Murchison Falls National Park Uganda

Murchison Falls National Park is the largest park in Uganda, the Number one destination for wildlife and big game viewing safaris in Uganda. It is located along the Nile, covering 3,480 square kilometers of various habitats ranging from forest, grassland, riverine woodland, Borassus palms, acacia savanna, and water. The park protects a large concentration of wildlife including a remarkable 87 mammals and over 451 bird species. The park gets its name from the spectacular Murchison Falls located on the Nile.

These waterfalls also called the most important object of the entire course of the river are the centerpiece of the park, where they provide a spectacular view of the Nile squeezing through a tiny chasm of about 7 meters between rocks exploding into the pool 42 meters below. In the background, before the depression, the river is calm with a mirror-like smoothness. But a few metres in its course, turbulence in the water begins and it becomes the dramatic Murchison Falls.

Murchison is only 5 to 7 hours from Uganda’s capital, Kampala. The most popular activity of a Murchison Falls safari is the Game Drive when you go out driving through the established tracks looking out for some species of mammals that call this their home; Elephants, Giraffes, herds of Buffaloes, Uganda Kobs, Bushbucks, Waterbucks, Lions and Leopards to mentions only a few. Another popular activity is Bird Watching as the park is home to 450 species of birds, which include the elusive Shoebill, Swamp Flycatcher, Papyrus Gonolek, Goliath Heron etc.

Activities in Murchison Falls National Park

These are the main Tourist attractions of the park which is names after as well as the river Nile with crocodiles and hippos at the river banks. The view of the waterfalls is more magnificent at the top since the Nile is seen roaring through the wild.

Game Drives: The Park is not only composed of woodland, and wetland but also savannah as well as the tropical forest that is well known to be an habitant for different bird species and mammals. Among the mammals, many can be spotted for example lions, hippopotamuses, Rothschild’s giraffe, warthog, Cape buffalo, and Uganda kob among others.

Boat cruise: The Launch trip begins at the Paraa landing area at the point where river nile enters into Lake Albert and specifically takes you to the bottom of the falls. While on the cruise you will surely sight hippos, waterbucks, crocodiles, buffaloes, and elephants.

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