This 2 days’ safari takes you Uganda’s spectacular heritage, with breath taking scenic landscapes. You will enjoy a morning game drive in northern part of the park and an afternoon boat cruise along the Nile River.
Observe the squeezing of the Nile River in a 7-meter gorge before tumbling force down in a booming explosion and then flows down into a very peaceful river whose water banks are swarmed with a profusion of land and water animals as well as birds.
Day 1: Travel to Murchison falls and a stopover in Ziwa rhino sanctuary
Travel to Murchison falls National Park using Kampala-Gulu highway as you vie different factories along the way and the road is well tarmacked. You will have the first stopover in Luwero to buy some refreshing fruits such as pineapples, watermelons, and apples among others.
Proceed to Nakasongola district and have a stopover at Ziwa rhino sanctuary to trek the rhinos. This is the only place in Uganda where you can find Rhinos in the wild after they have been poached in the Amin’s government.
Other attractions in this sanctuary are the crocodiles, hippos, antelopes like the oribis, bushbucks, Uganda kobs among others.
Proceed with the journey to Murchison as you view the Karuma falls, olive baboons, Vervet monkeys among others while on the way. This park is the largest national park in the country covering an area of 3893sq.km and famous for world’s powerful water Falls-Murchison falls and also at this point it’s where Uhuru falls join the mighty Murchison falls.
You will enjoy much wildlife in the northern sector such as antelopes like the oribis, Jackson hartebeests, bushbucks among others, elephants, leopards, buffalos, giraffes, hippos in Albert Nile among others. On the arrival in the park, check-in the accommodation that was booked for your dinner.
Day 2: Game drive, boat cruise and return to Kampala
You will participate in an early morning game drive in the northern sector that has abundant wildlife with beautiful scenery for that is covered with savannah plains making it easy for sporting several animals. You will have a stopover at the hippo pool where you will be served with the fruits you bought in Luweero district.
Later proceed to enjoy the beauty of the park as you spot animals like oribis, Jackson hartebeests, bushbucks among others, sported hyenas, elephants, leopards, buffalos, giraffes among others.
Head for a boat cruise on the Nile River to enjoy water-loving birds and animals such as the crocodiles, schools of hippos, buffalos, elephants, antelopes and warthogs at the banks. Hike to the top of the falls and if you’re lucky, you will see a rainbow that is formed when the water squeezes in the tunnel forming a thunderous sound.
In the evening, you will travel back to Kampala at the hotel or you will be dropped at the airport in Entebbe to catch up on your next flight. End of 2 days Murchison falls national park tour.