2 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari

Murchison Falls National Park is one of the best safari parks to visit in Uganda. This 2 days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari is crafted to offer you the most of this historical game park in just a span of two days. The package highlights a hike to the top of the falls, a morning game viewing drive and an afternoon boat trip to the bottom of the falls.

2 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari

2 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Tour Plan

Murchison Falls National Park can be accessed both by air and road. The park is just 1 and a half hours away by flight and 5 hours away by road. Opting for a flight will make it possible for you to carry out a morning game drive before carrying out the afternoon boat ride. Please note that your departure flight should have a late night schedule.

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

Wake up early morning and transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. If travelling by flight, you will leave Entebbe at 8:00 am, reach Murchison Falls by 9:00, carry out a morning game viewing drive and check in to your lodge as you wait for your afternoon flight. If travelling by road, you will spend 5 hours travelling including a stop over for lunch at Masindi Hotel (The Oldest Hotel in Uganda).

When you reach Murchison Falls, you will be welcomed by Baboons as you make your way to the top of the falls. At the top of the falls, you will see how the water of the Nile squeezes itself through a narrow gorge making its way down to the banks. After this exciting sight, you will carry out an evening game viewing drive and then transfer to your lodge for an overnight after.

Overnight at Paraa Safari Lodge for luxury stay, Murchison River Lodge for comfortable and Red Chilli Rest Camp for budget stay.

Optional Activity: Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Visit ($45)

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Time of travel: 5 hours by road, 1 hour by flight

Day 2: Game Drive, Boat Ride and Departure

This day you carry out a morning game viewing drive around the park. The drive usually lasts for about 3 hours. If you prefer to carry out a balloon ride, your ride will last somewhere between 45 minutes to 1 hour inclusive of breakfast and a toast of champagne after. Some of the animals you will see include Elephants, Giraffes, Warthogs, Buffaloes, Lions, Hyenas, Waterbucks and more species of wildlife.

In the afternoon, you will head for a boat cruise on the Nile till the bottom of the falls. You will spend close to an hour as you enjoy beautiful sights of the most explosive waterfalls in the world. As you cruise through through the Nile, you will see lots of crocodiles, hippopotamuses, birds like the ancient Shoebill stock.

Immediately after this afternoon boat ride, you will transfer to Kampala to catch up with your late night flight.

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Time of travel: 5 hours by road, 1 hour by flight

Optional Activity: Hot Air Ballooning

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