Murchison Falls National park - The world’s most powerful water
This is the largest and oldest park in Uganda and its existance has been determined by the famous Murchison falls. The rushing water of the river Nile being forced through narrow gorge has fascinated world for centuries. Murchison Falls National Park it’s one of the best wild destination that can offer an amazing Safari Experiences in Uganda. It’s steadily recovered from the bad old years of the 1960s. - From fishing the Nile for the huge Nile Perch to the viewing of elephants, giraffe, baboons, hippos, buffaloes, antelopes of various kinds, lions, warthogs, hyenas, leopards, hundreds of species of birds, including migratory ones, storks of various kinds such as the elusive shoebill stork, reptiles, butterflies and a savannah that is beautiful, forests that just make you want to take a hike, and then there are the falls, absolutely fantastic. On the way to Murchison falls National park you can either make a stop at the ziwa rhino sanctuary if its 3 day tour but it should not be consindered on a 2 days tour. At all you’re having little time in Uganda and your dream is to experience Uganda’s wilderness this 2 days to Murchison falls is the best choice.
Itinerary In Summary
Day 1: Transfer to Murchison Falls,afternoon Boatcruise.
Day 2: Morning Game Drive and Transfer back to Kampala.
Day 1: Transfer from Kampala To Murchison falls, Boat cruise.
Early morning after breakfast ultimate wild safaris driver guide will pick you for 2 day Uganda Safari tour. The driver will transfer you heading northward to Murchison Falls National Park through Masindi. Before Masindi there is an optional visit to the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, a large preserve where Rhinos are bred in an effort to restock Murchison Falls National Park with Rhinos (the last one was shot in 1982).It’s just to make you aware of it - but it’s not something to consider on this 2-day program as it may lead us miss out on other scheduled park activities.
On the arrival at the park entry you’ll be guided to top of the falls that make Murchison Falls National Park so famous. It’s a place for most memorable pictures and a taking in of the sounds and sights, not missing the rainbow that’s created by the mist of the falls.Murchison top of the fall is spectacular, being so close, hearing the roar and seeing the splendor from the top is such a wonderful experience. It’s “A sneak peek into Heaven”, you realize “the anger of the Nile”. A true master piece of nature. In a small space a million cubic meters of water from the Nile squeeze themselves through the Albertine gorge as they make their way towards Egypt. The great river is 50 meters wide and goes through a 7-meter-wide gorge plunging down 45 meters creating that roaring sound that will stay with you. Something you will never forget and there is something about standing alongside the mighty River Nile. There after you’ll be transferred to your booked lodge and check in.
Next Program of the day
After lunch you’ll be taken to one of the major highlights of the tour, motorized boat ride on the Nile River to the most powerful falls in the world, viewing crocodiles, the many hippos along the bank and in the river, the birds, monkeys, buffaloes, elephants and a lot not to be missed, finally off to bottom of the falls. Its marked one of the best activity in Murchison falls national park. You can also opt to do hiking from the water's edge up to the top of the falls if you missed it at the time of arrival into the park. This hiking activity can cost you some few dollars and its worth doing.A short evening game drive of (1 or 1½ hrs.) will depend on the time you’ll return from the boat cruise and how strong you are feeling. There after your driver guide will transfer you to the lodge for dinner and rest.
(Paraa Safari Lodge - Luxury option)
(Pakuba Safari Lodge - Midrange option)
(Red Chill Rest Camp - Budget option)
Day 2 : Morning Game Safari tour and Transfer back to Kampala
waking up early morning for breakfast and immediately after set off for a game drive across the savannah, along Lake Albert Delta, abundant wildlife as you move slowly as the sun rises. The sunrise will welcome you to Africa. Basing on what you’ll be sensing, feeling and seeing around it will not be replicated anywhere else in the world, the world has only one Murchison Falls with its birds, Lions, elephants, hippos, buffaloes, warthogs, giraffes, humorous appearing warthogs, you’ll be in Africa and in its heart of safari tours. After the incredible game drive, you’ll cross the Nile then set off to Masindi, where you’ll have a stopover for Lunch and then back on the road for a late afternoon arrival in Kampala. Finally end of Two days Murchison Falls National Park safari tour.
TOUR AND SAFARI TRANSPORT
STANDARD: 4X4 SAFARI VAN
Our standard mode of transport is by road and we use 4×4 Safari Vans customized for game viewing and photography. Each safari van comes with a professionally trained driver guide and fuel for the whole safari. Our Safari vans have viewing hatches and each client is entitled to a window seat. Our Vans can take up to eight people. We also have 4×4 Super Customs very comfortable and stable on the road. These carry up to 5 people with their luggage. We also have 4×4 RAV 4 for a group of two people
UPGRADE: 4X4 LUXURY SAFARI LANDCRUISER
We have luxury latest Land cruisers each driven by professionally trained driver guides and fuel. They have pop up roofs for proper game viewing and photography. They come with a small fridge for cooling your drinking water while on safari (which is always included while IN THE VEHICLE). They have inverters for charging small gadgets such as your smart phones and cameras. They can seat five to a maximum of seven people and each client is guaranteed of a window seat.
End of your tour!