2 Days Murchison falls park wildlife safari: 2 days Murchison falls park wildlife safari starts from Kampala to Murchison falls national park with a stopover at Ziwa White rhino sanctuary for white rhino trekking in order to sum up with big 5 game since Murchison falls national park is the biggest national park in Uganda and yet the oldest park that thrills with a good number of wildlife species worth a visit. The park also harbors the most powerful waterfall not only in Uganda but also the whole world and this waterfall led to the name of the park. Murchison falls national park is the largest and yet the oldest national park in Uganda and is also the only park where one is sure of encountering the big 5 game on one safari after visiting rhinos at Ziwa white rhino sanctuary. This 2 days Murchison falls park wildlife safari includes 2 days and 1 night in Uganda the pearl of Africa.
Highlights of 2 days Murchison falls park wildlife safari
- Day 1: White Rhino trekking and transfer to Murchison falls national park for boat cruise
- Day 2: Morning game drive and transfer back to Kampala
Detailed Safari Iitinerary
Day 1: White rhino trekking and transfer to Murchison falls national park for boat cruise
White Rhino trekking and transfer to Murchison falls national park: Early in the morning on day 1 of 2 days Murchison falls park wildlife safari, you will be met by our company representative who is your safari drive that will introduce you to this 2 days Uganda safari as you set off from your hotel in Kampala/ Entebbe and drive to Masindi which is approximately 3 hours’ drive. Upon arrival in Masindi, you will visit Ziwa Rhino sanctuary for white rhino trekking which will bring you closer to one of the African big 5 games. Spend about 2 hours trekking the white Rhinos while sighting other wildlife species such as mammals, birds, and many more. After trekking Rhinos, you will be driven to the hotel in Masindi for an early lunch and a brief relaxation then embark on a journey direct to Murchison falls national park via budongo forest and proceed direct to your lodge for check in.
Boat cruise in Murchison falls national park: After hotel check in, you will be transferred for an afternoon boat cruise along the Nile River where you will sail upstream to the magnificent waterfalls while overlooking different wildlife species such as Hippos, crocodiles and other mammals that flock the river in search of water without forgetting plenty of water birds among others. After boat cruise, those intending to hike up the top of falls (Optional activity) have an opportunity to get off the boat and meet the rangers to start up a 45minutes ascension to summit the top of falls. This activity requires that the hiker is physically fit and mentally stable. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Meal plan: Lunch and dinner
Day 2: Morning game drive and transfer back to Kampala
Morning game drive: On day 2 of 2 days Murchison falls park wildlife safari, arise for an early breakfast at your lodge then meet your safari driver for a fascinating game drive that will bring you closer to the wildlife species in their natural habitats. You will get an opportunity to watch the nocturnal mammals and hunters as they return to their heading places, watch other mammals that arise early in the morning to feed on fresh vegetation cover. These wildlife species seen while on a game in Murchison falls national park include mammals such Big 5 game such as Elephants, Buffaloes, Lions and Giraffes since the white rhinos were seen the previous day in Ziwa rhino sanctuary. Other mammals to lookout for include Zebras, impalas, warthogs, water bucks, topis, Uganda kob and many others that thrill in the savanna grassland of Murchison falls national park.
Return to Kampala for departure: After the game drive in the biggest and oldest national park in Uganda, you will return to your lodge for lunch, check out and embark on the journey straight from Murchison falls national park to Kampala for a drop off either at your hotel or direct to Entebbe international airport for a flight back home or to the next travel destination.
Meal plan: Breakfast, and Lunch
END OF 2 DAYS MURCHISON FALLS PARK WILDLIFE SAFARI
Inclusive in 2 days Murchison safari
- Park entrance fees
- White rhino trekking
- Game drive
- Nile boat cruise
- A 4×4 safari vehicle for ground transportation
- Pick up and drop off
- An English speaking guide
- All meals as per itinerary
- Accommodation for one night in Murchison falls national park
- All mentioned activities
Exclusive in 2 days Murchison safari
- International visa and air ticket
- Optional activities such as top of falls hike
- Additional accommodation
- Alcoholic drinks and beverages
- Life insurance
- Laundry fees