2 days Uganda Wildlife safari to Murchison Falls National Park

2 days Uganda Wildlife safari to Murchison Falls National Park

Overview:

Murchison Falls National Park is the largest savannah park in Uganda with 3,840 Sq.km. It shelters a great deal of African game including the Big 5 of Land animals that include Rhinos in the adjacent Ziwa sanctuary, lions, elephants, buffaloes and leopard not forgetting the splendid giraffe and giant Hippos and Nile crocodiles that dwell in the soothing waters of the Nile. The powerful Murchison falls where the Nile River which is the longest in the whole world squeezes its self to pass through an 8m gorge before falling 43m below to what has been termed the Devils Cauldron characterized by a plume of spray marked by a trade mark rainbow has been marked as the most powerful natural feature to ever happen on the course of River Nile.

Safari Highlight:

Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park & visit Ziwa Rhino sanctuary en – route & Nile launch cruise on arrival.
Day 2: Do game drive, explore the top of the falls & transfer to Kampala.

The top of the falls

top-of-the-falls

Description:

Day 1:Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park & visit Ziwa Rhino sanctuary en - route & top of the falls on arrival.
After breakfast, you will transfer from your place of stay in the company of our guide heading to the north of Uganda to Murchison Falls National Park 311km about 5 hours’ drive. You will branch off at Nakitoma 115km from Kampala for other extra 7 km to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary where white rhinos can only be traced in Uganda. After trekking Rhinos in Ziwa, proceeded to Murchison Falls National Park to catch up with the afternoon Nile launch cruise. Gather at Paraa for the Nile launch cruise that departs at 2pm taking about 3 hours exploring the magical offerings of the Nile. The sights of Nile crocodiles, Hippos, rare shoe bill stork and a range of wild game drinking on the river side will give you company up to the bottom of falls. Retire for overnight.
Accommodation: Paraa Safari Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury) / Pakuba Safari Lodge (Midrange/Standard) or Heritage Safari Lodge (Budget/Basic).
Day 2: Do game drive, explore the top of the falls & transfer to Kampala.
Wake up for an early morning game drive. You will catch up with the ferry crossing at 7am at Paraa before embarking on the rewarding game drive in the northern bank of the Nile. Possible wildlife to see include; lions, elephants, buffaloes, Jackson hartebeest, giraffe, Kobs among other wildlife. The 3 -4 hour game drive will expose you to not only wild game but also birds and amazing rolling savannah combretum. Continue to cross the ferry at 11:00am to the south to visit the top of the falls to marvel at amazing scenery of the longest River in the world River Nile as it makes it squeezes its self to pass through the 8m ravine falling 43m below before forming a plume of spray and trademark rainbow. The roaring sound produced by these waters will leave you with a great taste of nature. After this endeavor, embark on the drive to Kampala arriving in the evening.
End of safari