2 Days Murchison Falls National Park & Rhino Trekking

2 Days Murchison Falls National Park & Rhino Trekking

2 days Murchison falls National Park safari takes you to the largest tourist national park in Uganda. An ideal Private Mini-Safari for anyone with just a few days available to view of the different species of animals in this region including the Africa’s big 5 such as Elephants, Lions, Buffalos, Leopards, Hippos. Others include Giraffes, antelopes, Jackals, hyenas, Uganda Kob, waterbucks, Jacksons Hartebeests, Wildebeests, and many other.   The park is found in North-West part of Uganda and houses the biggest and most amazing falls in Uganda. The Murchison falls along the world’s longest river, the Nile River.

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day 1:  Travel to Murchison falls national park, Hike at Top of the Falls & Boat Cruise on the Nile

Have an early morning Breakfast from your hotel and get ready for your wonderful safari. At around 6:30am your tour guide will arrive and then set off for the journey. You will have a stopover at Masindi for an early Lunch/Packed lunch is Optional before heading into the park.

 

After clearance into the park, you will now be in the southern part of the park where you will spot quiet a number of animals alongside the road, such as Baboons, monkeys, warthogs and other species. You will then hike to the Top of the falls where you will marvel at the breath taking beauty of the mighty Nile River forced into a seven-meter crevice to thunder 43meter’s below in a series of cascades. The sight of the Nile River, the world’s longest river, winding its way through the park and plunging through a narrow gap is unforgettable.

 

You will then head to a magnificent boat cruise starting 2:30pm on  River Nile to the bottom of the falls, where you will find many animals, mention but a few hippopotamus, elephants, buffalos, birds like Shoebill stork and many other species of birds. This ride lasts for almost 3hours on water just relaxing and enjoying nature of water falls as you take your Photographs of the scenery. After the boat cruise, you will head strait to your booked lodge for relaxation and overnight stay.

Meal plan:

-Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)

-Drinking water

Accommodation: (Subject to room availability)

-Midrange: Murchison River Lodge / Fort Murchison Lodge / Pakuba Lodge

-Budget: Heritage Safari Lodge/ Twiga Tales Lodge

 

Day 2:

After an early morning breakfast at around 6:00am, sign out of the room and embark on a game drive on the northern banks of River Nile. Early game drive is a better time for great sighting for all animals before they return to their hideouts.

 

You will explore the northern part of the game park and have a spectacular view of the different species of animals in this region including the Africa’s big 5 such as Elephants, Lions, Buffalos, Leopards, Hippos. Others include Giraffes, antelopes, Jackals, hyenas, Uganda Kob, waterbucks, Jacksons Hartebeests, Wildebeests, and many others.

 

At Around 11:00am, we shall exit the park to Masindi and later have Lunch at Kabalega Dinners on our way to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. At Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, you will have a nature walk and Rhino tracking in the breeding home of the rhinos to encounter these endangered species. The Rhino sanctuary was opened to protect the White Rhino populations found in Uganda.

 

After your trek, we shall exit and begin the journey back to Kampala arriving in the evening.

 

Meal plan:

-Breakfast & Lunch

-Drinking water

Accommodation: No accommodation (end of tour)

Price Per Person:

 

Number of people 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Price per person

Mid-Range Lodge

  495 395 345 310 305 290 290
Price per person

Budget Lodge

720 360 330 280 260 240 225 205