This 2 days Uganda safari in Murchison Falls National Park gives you the chance to visit the world’s most powerful waterfalls in Murchison Falls National Park as you engage in 2 epic boat cruise sessions to the bottom of falls as well as a nature hike to the top of the falls that reveals to you the sweeping and dramatic sceneries of these gigantic and magnificent falls.
Murchison Falls National Park is located in Uganda which is found in the East African region on the African continent on the geographical coordinates of 02o11’15”N 31o46’53”E. Murchison Falls National Park lies 305 kilometers or 5-hour drive away from Kampala capital city in northwestern Uganda in the districts of Nwoya, Masindi, Kiryandongo and Buliisa. Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s biggest park spanning an area of about 3,893sq kilometers. This vast expanse of conservation land is dissected by the mighty river Nile on its coarse to the Mediterranean Sea where it pours its waters. This led to the creation of the northern and southern banks of this national park. The existence of the Nile river in this game park is pivotal to the existence of animals as it provides a constant water source for them and it also nourishes the grass along its banks hence providing an all-year-round source of grass for browsing animals.
Highlights of the 2 Days Uganda safari in Murchison Falls National Park / 2 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda
The highlight of this 2 days safari Uganda is 2 breathtaking boat cruises to the boat of the falls as well as a nature hike to the top of the falls that will definitely reveal to you why these falls are revered as the world’s most powerful water falls.
Detailed Itinerary of the 2 Days Uganda safari in Murchison Falls National Park / 2 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda
Day 1 of the 2 Days Uganda safari in Murchison Falls National Park / 2 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda
Ready yourself for an early morning pick up from your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe as one of the professional guide will pick you up using any of our wide fleet of car hires including a 4×4 safari vans, 4×4 super customs, 4×4 land cruisers that will take you on a wonderful safari to Uganda road adventure that lasts between 5-6- hours. Although this is a long Uganda safari tour drive, it rather filled with amazing roadside. These rather unique experiences begin with tour in Uganda road trip to Murchison Falls National Park on a clear day, take time off to take a glance to the left side and marvel at that splendid sunrise that will definitely warm your spirit up. These rather unique experiences begin with a tour in Uganda road trip to Murchison Falls National Park on a clear day, take time off to take a glance to the left side and marvel at that splendid sunrise that will definitely warm your spirit up. Keep your eyes in the window and glance at the lush green landscape that gives you a sneak pick what’s to come ahead.
The Exciting Roadside Stops
Your first stop is in Kasana at a roadside market place, while here you will get a chance to meet the natives selling an array of purely organic Ugandan fruits that will definitely tantalise your taste buds to get you energized for the Uganda tours experience that awaits. If you don’t mind trying out new foods, make a second stop at Kafu junction roadside market and enjoy the taste of Uganda’s version of KFC which is roasted chicken on sticks as well roasted cassava which is a delicacy in this part of Uganda. Your final stop comes around at Kabalega Dinners for an amazing Ugandan lunch with an exotic touch to match your preferred taste to complement your tour Uganda experience. Your journey ends with your arrival at you already pre-booked lodge where you are welcomed by the friendly staff here that ensures that you are fully comfortable.
The First Round of Boat cruise
In the evening, check out of the lodge and transfer to the jetty to enjoy a boat cruise to the bottom of the Murchison falls this cruise gives you a chance to sight some of the numerous bird species that are found here such as the kingfisher elusive shoebill stork, goliath heron, black-headed lapwing, African jacana, black-billed barbet. On reaching the bottom of the falls glance at the mind-blowing mighty Murchison falls and wonder at how millions of gallons of water struggle to push through an 8meter ravine. Capture imagines of this struggle and then embark on the return journey back to the pier to sum up the first round of boat cruise to the bottom of the falls. After this short Uganda wildlife tour, return to the lodge to freshen up as you wait for dinner to be served. Relax in the cozy lounge of the lodge as chit chat away with other lodgers here and reminisce on the highlights of this amazing Uganda wildlife safaris.
Day 2 of the 2 Days Uganda safari in Murchison Falls National Park / 2 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda
Wake up early in the morning and listen to the birds as they twitter to the new day break, this is coupled with loud interjections from other mammals that exist here. Make your way to the lounge’s restaurant where you will definitely be welcomed by an assortment of African tea as well as crunchy bites. Check out of the lodge and strap in for a second round of a boat cruise to give you a chance to site some of those highlights that you would love to see again and also another opportunity to see some of the waters dwellers you could have missed out on the first boat cruise. On your approach to the bottom of the falls, you are greeted with a loud sound of the rushing water as it wrestles its way out of the 8m ravine as well as tumbling 46m below to create a dramatic landfall as you have never seen before. Due to this tenacious force of nature at play here, you boat cruise comes to an end a distance away from these tenacious white waters for your own safety. After this cruise, embark on the memorable hike to the top of the falls and this reveals to you why these falls are truly the world’s most powerful falls as the roar of the water only gets louder as well as creating a plume of spray that rises above the gorge to baptize you in case you stand near. This brings your short Uganda wildlife tour to an end with a return journey to Kampala with a lunch stop in Kabalega Dinners.
Where else in Uganda to do get a truly magical Uganda wildlife experience?
Uganda is known as the pearl of Africa and you can decide to extend your Uganda tour to other Uganda safari destinations like Murchison Falls National Park Uganda, Kibale National Park Uganda, Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda, Lake Mburo National Park Uganda, Semuliki National Reserve Uganda, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda and all this can be done by buying any of our safari Uganda packages like
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