2 Days Murchison Falls Safari and Trail the Big 5 Animals
Our 2 days Murchison Falls National Park safari is a must do for the African Big 5 experience. Its a whole round complete package
2 Days Murchison Falls National Park safari | Tailor-made safari | Anyday departure
Trailing through Africa’s Big 5 footsteps, 2 days through the mighty Murchison falls National Park guarantees spectacular sights of Africa’s Big 5 [Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Rhinos, & Buffalos] in their true natural habitats. Your also in position to sight more wildlife with bird species, Reptiles, primates, Antelopes etc…
View 2 days Murchison falls National Park Safari Highlights:
- Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary en route to Murchison Falls National Park
- Boat Ride to the bottom of the magnificent Murchison Fall
- Hiking to the Top of the magnificent Murchison falls
- Game Drive in Murchison Falls National Park
- The BIG 5 Savanna Game Animals
- Scenic road trip back to Kampala
2 Days Murchison falls Safari Overview
On this 2 days Murchison Falls National Park Safari you’ll most likely catch glimpse on the Africa Big Five. The Africa big 5 are among the most dangerous, yet most popular species for big-game hunters and the safari tourist – these include the African Lion, African Elephant, Cape Buffalo, African Leopard, and Rhinoceros.
Tracking down footprints of the African BIG FIVE always tops our list for this safari tour. From the King of the Jungle, the African Lions and the cunning rear Leopard to the largest land mammal the Elephants, the once extinct white Rhinos and the aggressive Buffaloes. Have your checklist ready, we will take you on the most sought after Safari in Africa. Your hunting gear is your camera with that trusted lens, lets plan this trip now!
What to Expect
The 2 days Murchison Falls National Park Safari begins and ends in your area of residence [Home, Hotel, Lodge, Guest House etc..] Our professional guide/driver will make your pick up early in the morning [6:00am] after having that morning brakefast or packed brakefast then back to our rout to the Murchison falls national park. Passing through the capital Kampala, head towards the north-west of the capital passing through the famous 80’s war town, Luwero Triangle and stop over at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to track the first member of the Africa big 5 family, the White Rhino for about 1.5 hours or less on foot. You’ll make it in time for lunch in Masindi, a town close to the entrance of Murchison Falls National Park where we will have an evening game drive then we shall spend a night in one of the lodges in the park.
The Morning of the second and the end day of our 2 days Murchison Falls Safari experience is our big Africa 5 hunt down day to catch the other 4 of the Africa big five game family. We head for an early morning game drive on the northern bank of the River Nile. Animals you may see include; Elephants, Lions, Cape buffalo, Rothchild’s Giraffe, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, Spotted Hyena and if you are lucky, the rear Leopard
Then have lunch and after it, we go for a Boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, an experience not to be missed!! Here you will see the River Nile said to be the Longest river in the world crush through a narrow gorge and forming the magnificent Murchison Falls.
While on the cruise you may see aquatic wildlife, Hippos, Crocodiles, Elephants, Waterbuck and Uganda Kobs among others. This is also the zone of many birds, with species like Goliath Heron, Egyptian Geese, Pelicans, Bee-eaters, Kingfishers, Hornbill, Cormorant and the rare Shoebill stork. We will head back to your area of residence and End of Safari.– what an adventure not to Miss
Hotel pickup and drop off within Entebbe/Kampala
DAY 01 :To Murchison Falls National Park
After an early breakfast or packed brakefast, we begin our panoramic drive northwards through the famous Luwero Triangle via Masindi. We shall have packed lunch from Masindi and thereafter proceed to the Murchison falls Main gate. Check in to the park and drive straight to the ferry area to catch up with the 2’oclock Boat cruise to the Bottom of the falls.
After lunch, go for a boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, an experience not to be missed!! Here you will see the River Nile said to be the Longest river in the world crush through a narrow gorge and forming the magnificent Murchison Falls. While on the cruise you may see Hippos, Crocodiles, Elephants, Waterbucks and Uganda Kobs among others. This is also the zone of many birds, with species like Goliath Heron, Egyptian Geese, Pelicans, Bee-eaters, Kingfishers, Hornbill, Cormorant and the rare Shoebill stork. Depening on accommodation facility, if we are staying at Pakuba lodge we have a chance of doing an evening game drive enroute to the lodge
Drive time: ±7 hours
Budget accommodation: Red Chilli Camp.
Mid Range accommodation: Fort Murchison, Heritage Safari Lodge
Luxury accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge, Kabalega Wilderness Lodge, Nile safari Lodge or Fort Murchison Lodge.
DAY 02 : In Murchison Falls National Park
Today we head for an early morning game drive on the northern bank of the River Nile. This is a beautiful drive across Borassus Palm Forest and grassland savanna down to Lake Albert where the Albert Nile heads north to the Sudan. Animals you may see include; Elephants, Lions, Cape buffalo, Rothschild’s Giraffe, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Waterbuck, Oribi, Bushbuck, Bohor reedbuck, Spotted Hyena and if you are lucky we can as well sight the rear Leopard in the park . Thereafter transfer to Kampala/Entebbe.
End of Safari and back to your area of residence
Scenic road drive of about 7+ hours back to Kampala.
Luxury/Midrage accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge, Nile safari Lodge or Fort Murchison Lodge, Pakuba safari Lodge.
The 2 days Murchison falls National Park Safari Cost Includes
- Airport Transfers
- Transportation – 4×4 Safari Cruiser/Van
- Accommodation – Budget/Luxury Lodging
- English Speaking Driver/Guide
- Park Fees & Guide Fees
- Bottled Drinking Water en-route
- Meals as specified in Itinerary
Our Safari cost exclude:
- For short trips accommodation on arrival and departure are not included, but can be arranged on request
- Visa fees (50 USD)
- Sodas, beers, wines and other drinks
- Medical Insurance
- And all kinds of personal nature