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2 days Murchison Falls

This 2 days Murchison falls safari will ensure that you get the most out of your 1-night stay and experience all the best that Murchison Falls National Park has to offer. You will still be satisfied of being in one East Africa’s best wild lands with 77 mammals, over 400 species of birds, and the world’s strongest waterfall.

The game drives, a boat cruise from Paraa to the bottom of the falls are the perfect activities to sit back and experience the amazing landscape and Uganda’s wildlife. Elephants, buffaloes, Nubian giraffes, hippos, Nile crocodiles, waterbucks, Jackson’s hartebeests, Uganda kobs can be seen within the northern Paraa plains.

Detailed 2 days Murchison falls safari itinerary

Day 1: Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park

The best way to reach Murchison falls on time for the afternoon boat cruise at 2pm along the Nile is to set off from Kampala city at 6am early in the morning. Your guide will ensure a safe drive skipping some of the attractions enroute to manage time. At 2pm you will be at Paraa and board the double-decked boat and commence a 3-hour boat cruise from Paraa along the Victoria Nile to the bottom of the falls. This activity is considered one of the highlights of any trip to Murchison falls national park.

As you get the opportunity to get up close with fantastic birdlife, hippos, crocodiles, and of course the majestic herds of elephants and Cape buffaloes that make their way down to the river Nile for water. You will be accompanied by a local guide or ranger who will teach you about the flora and fauna of Murchison falls. After returning, you will then do a game drive staying on the main road en-route to your lodge. Relax at the end of the day with delicious dinner and good night sleep.

Day 2: Game drive and transfer back to Kampala city

You will aim to embark on an early morning game drive followed by a walk to the top of the falls on your way back to Kampala city. Enjoy the game viewing in a 4×4 vehicle with open rooftop allowing you to stand up and guarantee sightings of mammal species. From elephants, buffaloes, Nubian giraffes, to antelopes such as Uganda kobs, waterbucks, oribi, and Jackson’s hartebeests.

If lucky, you might spot lions and a leopard usually found near Pakuba. You will drive out of the park and make a stopover at the top of the falls after which you will continue to Kampala city. end of your 2 days Murchison falls safari

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