2 Days Murchison Falls National Park Safari Overview

An awesome 2 days Murchison Falls National Park safari offering a brief but rewarding Uganda Safari. Activities include a visit to the top of the falls, a launch cruise on the Nile, and a game drive in the park viewing several wildlife such as Nubian giraffes, lions, antelopes, hyenas, savannah elephants, leopards, common warthogs, and many more. You will also visit the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for a rhino tracking activity.

Boat Cruise on Murchison Falls National Park

Boat Cruise on the Nile

Brief itinerary

  • Day 1: Pickup from your hotel, airport pickup/Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park 
  • Day 2: Morning game drive and return to Kampala via Ziwa rhino sanctuary

Detailed itinerary

Day1: Kampala > Murchison Falls National Park – Afternoon boat cruise. You will have breakfast and shortly meet your driver guide at the lounge ready to pick you. He will brief you about your safari before you start the journey to Murchison Falls National Park-Uganda’s largest safari park with the world’s most powerful waterfall. Upon arrival in the park, you will drive to the top of the falls and later transfer to check-in at the hotel for hot lunch. Shortly after lunch, you will proceed for a boat cruise that will grant you an opportunity to an eccentric view of the Nile, amidst the encounter of the huge Nile crocodiles, hippos, and several other wildlife and waders like African skimmers on the lake shores. You will later return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: > Kampala via Ziwa rhino sanctuary. Have an early breakfast and head out for a game drive in the savannah in search of wildlife such as Nubian giraffes, Lake Chad buffaloes, lions, spotted hyenas, savannah elephants, Uganda kobs, lelwel’s hartebeest, common warthogs, oribi, bohor’s reedbuck and many birds like Black-headed Lapwing, Blue-headed Coucal, Giant kingfisher, Swamp flycatcher, Red-throated bee-eater, and Black-billed barbet among others. The game drive is conducted in the Northern sector of the park. 

After this experience, you will return to the lodge, check out and drive to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking where you will get an opportunity to watch the rhinos in their natural habitat. The activity can take between 1 – 2 hours and after proceed back to Kampala. Optional drop off at your hotel or the airport for your flight. 

Note: Accommodation in Kampala/Entebbe after the safari can be arranged at an extra cost.

Ziwa rhino sanctuary

Rhino in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Package includes

  • Pick-up and drop-off in Kampala
  • Transport in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Services of an English speaking driver-guide
  • All activity fees
  • Bottled water (2 bottles per day)
  • Meals included up to incl. lunch day 2

Package excludes

  • Activities not listed in the itinerary
  • Laundry services
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance 
  • Visa fees