This 2 Days Uganda safari to Murchison falls national park takes on a Uganda safaris exploration journey of this unique ecosystem of Murchison Falls National Park as you enjoy an epic boat cruise experience over the Victoria Nile as well as a captivating cultural encounter with the native dwellers of these wildlands.
Overview of the 2 Days Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls Safari / 2 Days Uganda Cultural Safari Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls National Park is located in Uganda which is found in the East African region on the African continent on the geographical coordinates of 02o11’15”N 31o46’53”E. Murchison Falls National Park lies 305 kilometers or 5-hour drive away from Kampala capital city in northwestern Uganda in the districts of Nwoya, Masindi, Kiryandongo and Buliisa. Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s biggest park spanning an area of about 3,893sq kilometers. This vast expanse of conservation land is dissected by the mighty river Nile on its coarse to the Mediterranean Sea where it pours its waters. This led to the creation of the northern and southern banks of this national park. The existence of the Nile river in this game park is pivotal to the existence of animals as it provides a constant water source for them and it also nourishes the grass along its banks hence providing an all-year-round source of grass for browsing animals.
The highlight of this 2 days Uganda tour is an epic cultural encounter with the natives that reside here as well as a breathtaking boat cruise to the boat of the falls as well as a nature hike to the top of the falls that will definitely reveal to you why these falls are revered as the world’s most powerful waterfalls.
Highlights of the 2 Days Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls Safari / 2 Days Uganda Cultural Safari Murchison Falls National Park
Start off this 2 days Uganda safari tour to Murchison Falls with a short Uganda wildlife safaris transfer from Kampala to Murchison falls. This journey lasts between 5-6 hours but this shouldn’t get you to second guess about engaging in this spectacular Uganda wildlife safari as this Uganda wildlife safaris journey is filled with a multitude of epic road sightings that will keep your eyes glued on the in your window and all this is crowned up with well-thought road stops. In the evening engage in a cultural fusion as you get to meet and greet some of the local residents that are found here.
Wake up early on day 2 of Uganda wildlife safari and enjoy a nicely rafted breakfast then check out of the lodge and transfer to the Paara jetty where you will be welcomed aboard the boat for a spectacular maiden voyage to the bottom of the falls. After this start your short hike to the top of the falls.
Detailed itinerary of the 2 Days Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls Safari / 2 Days Uganda Cultural Safari Murchison Falls National Park
Day 1 of the 2 Days Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls Safari / 2 Days Uganda Cultural Safari Murchison Falls National Park
Ready yourself for an early morning pick up from your hotel in Kampala or Entebbe as one of the professional guides will pick you up using any of our wide fleet of car hires including a 4×4 safari vans, 4×4 super customs, 4×4 land cruisers that will take you on a wonderful safari to Uganda road adventure that lasts between 5-6- hours. Although this is a long Uganda safari tour drive, it rather filled with amazing roadside. These rather unique experiences begin with tour in Uganda road trip to Murchison Falls National Park on a clear day, take time off to take a glance to the left side and marvel at that splendid sunrise that will definitely warm your spirit up. These rather unique experiences on this Uganda safari tour road trip to Murchison Falls National Park on a clear day, take time off to take a glance to the left side and marvel at that splendid sunrise that will definitely warm your spirit up. Keep your eyes in the window and glance at the lush green landscape that gives you a sneak pick what’s to come ahead.
Enjoy those Nice Stopovers
Your first stop is in Kasana at a roadside market place, while here you will get a chance to meet the natives selling an array of purely organic Ugandan fruits that will definitely tantalize your taste buds to get you energised for this short Uganda safari experience that awaits. If you don’t mind trying out new foods, make a second stop at Kafu junction roadside market and enjoy the taste of Uganda’s version of KFC which is roasted chicken on sticks as well roasted cassava which is a delicacy in this part of Uganda. Your final stop comes around at Kabalega Dinners for an amazing Ugandan lunch with an exotic touch to match your preferred taste to complement your tour Uganda experience. Your journey ends with your arrival at you already pre-booked lodge where you are welcomed by the friendly staff here that ensures that you are fully comfortable.
After freshening up, transfer to one of the local communities that reside here for a cultural safari in Uganda. On arrival here you will receive an emphatic welcome that comes with sounding music of African traditional songs and cultural dances and when the rhythm gets to your inner core, feel free to join the dancers and groove to this African rhythm. You will be given lessons by African craft masters on how to craft some of the traditional art and craft items on display like weaving baskets and also listen to the ever-present challenges they face as they share space with these great untamed beasts that are found here. After this truly rewarding cultural fusion, strap yourself in for a return journey back to your lodge. Relax in the cozy lounge of the lodge as chit chat away with other lodgers here and reminisce on the highlights of this amazing short Uganda wildlife tour
Day 2 of the 2 Days Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls Safari / 2 Days Uganda Cultural Safari Murchison Falls National Park
Wake up early in the morning and listen to the birds as they twitter to the new daybreak, this is coupled with loud interjections from other mammals that exist here. Make your way to the lounge’s restaurant where you will definitely be welcomed by an assortment of African tea as well as crunchy bites. Check out of the lodge and strap yourself for an adventurous boat cruise to the bottom of the falls which gives a magical opportunity to sight some of the dwellers here like the large schools of hippos and the prehistoric Nile crocodiles. This cruise also comes with a sight of numerous bird species that are found here such as the kingfisher elusive shoebill stork, goliath heron, black-headed Lapwing, African jacana, black-billed barbet.
The spectacle of Murchison Falls
On reaching the bottom of the falls glance at the mind-blowing mighty Murchison falls and wonder at how millions of gallons of water struggle to push through an 8meter ravine. Capture imagines of this struggle you are greeted with a loud sound of the rushing water as it wrestles its way out of the 8m ravine as well as tumbling 46m below to create a dramatic landfall as you have never seen before. Due to this tenacious force of nature at play here, your boat cruise comes to an end a distance away from these tenacious white waters for your own safety. After this cruise, embark on the memorable hike to the top of the falls and this reveals to you why these falls are truly the world’s most powerful falls as the roar of the water only gets louder as well as creating a plume of spray that rises above the gorge to baptize you in case you stand near. The of this completes your Uganda safaris tours to Murchison falls as you transfer back to Kampala via Masindi -Kafu – Luwero road with a lunch stop in Masindi.
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