This 1-day wildlife safari gives you a chance to explore the world’s most powerful falls Murchison Falls National Park as you engage in 2 spectacular game drives over the savanna plains of 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 1 day safari Uganda is the one in the world wild game drive that puts you in prime position to have an encounter with the wild game that freely roams the plains of Murchison falls national park and these include 4 out of 5 of Africa’s big five game which are lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes. Other wild game you will find here include the plain zebras, the Rothschild’s giraffes, Uganda kobs, oribi, bush backs, Jackson’s hartebeests and waterbucks. In the afternoon engage in a spectacular boat cruise to the bottom of the falls as you site numerous of the waterbird species that are found here
Highlights of the 1 Day Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls / 1 Day Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda.
Kick-off this tour with an early morning pick up from your hotel in Masindi and Packwach then transfer to Murchison Falls National Park, 1 day Uganda safari is the one in the world wild game drive that puts you in a prime position to have an encounter with the wild game that freely roams the plains of Murchison falls national park and these include 4 out of 5 of Africa’s big five game which are lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes. Engage in an afternoon boat cruise over the Kazinga channel and watch several birds that roam the skies over the waters of the Kazinga channel.
Detailed Itinerary of the 1 Day Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls / 1 Day Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda.
Wake up very early in the morning to the incessant but beautiful twittering of some of the 1060 bird species that call the pearl of Africa their home. Have a nice cup of coffee to get you energized for the day head on this 1 day safari in Uganda. Pick up is done from your hotel in either Masindi or Packwach then embark on a wonderful safari to Uganda road adventure that lasts between 1.5-2.5- hours depending on the point of pick up. As you enjoy this 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. Keep your eyes in the window and glance at the lush green landscape that gives you a sneak pick what’s to come ahead.
On arrival here, transfer to one of the numerous game drive tracks and begin your memorable short Uganda tour with a transfer to any one of the numerous game tracks like Pakuba, Buligi, Victoria, commonwealth for a spectacular Uganda wildlife safari encounter. As you do this gamed drive, have your eyes glued out as you might chance a site to the king of the jungle the lion as he goes about his daily rounds, also watch out for the spotted leopards that are usually found here. Don’t miss the site of the largest land mammals the African bush elephants as they browse the lands here, the stubborn cape buffaloes also traverse these plains so just keep an eye out for them, the tallest land mammals the giraffes are also just around the corner as well as the Burchell zebras and many more such as antelopes.
After 2-3 hours retreat to one of the lodges found in this great paradise then enjoy a nicely crafted lunch that will tantalise your taste buds as a compliment on this1 day Uganda safari tour. Brace yourself for the second round of pure bliss as you transfer to the Paara jetty for a spectacular boat cruise that will give you a memorable encounter with numerous waterbird species such as the kingfishers, goliath herons and the shoebills. Enjoy a relaxing cruise over the Victorian Nile waters as you approach the gigantic and thunder roaring Murchison falls at their base formed after wrestling through an 8m ravine before fall tumbling 43m below and forms a plume of spray forming dramatic but beautiful scenery that has been ironically termed as the Devils Cauldron. The end of this birding session over the waters of the Nile ends this birding safari that has seen us explore Murchison falls national park. Climax this Uganda safari tours with a return journey to your lodge.
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