This 2 day Murchison falls wildlife safari takes you to Murchison falls national park, the largest and oldest park in Uganda. It has the Nile rushing through a 7-meter narrow gorge causing the famous Murchison falls. While in the park – gaze in wonder at the herds of giraffes on your game drive, Elephants, pride of lions, antelopes. You have an opportunity of a launch trip on Victoria Nile where you will look out for the Nile crocodiles basking in the sun and Schools of Hippos.
- Game drive
- Boat cruise
Day 1: Transfer to Murchison falls NP – Boat Cruise on Victoria Nile
Today start the journey to Murchison Falls National Park as early as 6 am to be able to have ample time in the park. Your will drive direct to the park with a brief stopover at the top of the Murchison falls. After this experience you proceed for lunch and later for a boat Safari on River Nile from where you shall watch different animals along the shore both those that live in the water and those coming for watering.
The boat ride takes you to about ten meters from the bottom of Murchison falls – also known as the ‘Devils cauldron” before returning to the starting point. Your driver guide will pick you up and after a short evening game drive if you are staying at the northern bank of the river otherwise you transfer immediately to the southern bank because of ferry crossing times.
Journey time – 5 hours
Meal plan – Lunch & Dinner
- Up market – Bakers Lodge
- Mid-range – Pakuba Safari Lodge
- Budget – MRL Tents
Day 2: Game Drive and transfer back to Kampala
Today morning after an early breakfast, you check out of the room and leave for the morning game drive in the northern bank of River Nile. The highlight of the game drive is game viewing in our custom made safari vehicles with a pop up roof. Some of the animals you might be able to sight and capture on camera include the graceful Giraffes as they move through the grasslands, Hartebeest, herds of buffaloes and Elephants, Lions, Uganda Kobs, lonely elusive leopard, etc.
After the morning game drive, we shall start the journey back to Kampala.
Breakfast & Lunch
Quote per person in USD based on shared twin/double room
|Pakuba Safari Lodge||1030||662||506||466|
|MRL – Tents||876||579||429||370|
- Ground transport
- Park entrance
- Boat trip
- Bottled water in the safari vehicle
- Full board accommodation for two nights
- Service of an English-speaking driver guide
- All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
- Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
- Tips to porters and driver/ guide