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1 Day Murchison Falls Safari Tour from Kampala is a 1 Day Murchison Falls National Park Safari Tour for travelers within Uganda who have less time but are interested in visiting Murchison Falls National Park. 1 Day Murchison Falls Safari Tour is one affordable way of visiting the popular park to have a game drive and boat cruise. The one-day trip starts and ends in Kampala-Uganda’s capital with early departures and late returns.
This 1 Day Murchison Falls Safari Tour from Kampala features a visit to the top of the falls, a boat cruise on the Nile River banks, and a game drive in search of wildlife. About 76 mammal species including Elephants, Buffaloes, Lions, and Leopards are found in the park. Almost 450 bird species, Aquatic species, butterflies, reptiles, and many more species can be seen in the park. Murchison Falls safaris are the most popular short safaris in Uganda undertaken on 3 days and 2 days safaris. Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s oldest and largest safari park covering 3,840 sq. km and home to the worlds’ most powerful waterfalls-Murchison Falls.
Here’s a sample itinerary for 1 Day Murchison Falls Safari Tour from Kampala:
5:00 AM: Departure from Kampala Start your journey early in the morning to maximize your time in Murchison Falls National Park. The drive from Kampala to the park takes approximately 4-5 hours, depending on traffic and road conditions.
9:00 AM: Arrive at Murchison Falls National Park Upon arrival at the park, you’ll proceed to the northern section, where most of the wildlife is concentrated. The park is renowned for its diverse wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, lions, buffaloes, hippos, and numerous bird species.
9:30 AM: Morning Game Drive Embark on a thrilling morning game drive in search of wildlife. Your experienced guide will navigate the park’s savannah grasslands and woodland areas, providing insights into the behavior and habitats of the animals you encounter.
12:00 PM: Lunch at a Lodge Take a break from the game drive and enjoy a delicious lunch at one of the lodges within the park. The lodges offer beautiful views and a serene atmosphere, allowing you to relax and rejuvenate.
1:30 PM: Boat Safari on the Nile After lunch, head to the riverine area of the park for a boat safari on the Nile River. This boat trip takes you close to the spectacular Murchison Falls, where the Nile forces its way through a narrow gorge, creating a thunderous display of water. Along the way, you’ll spot hippos, crocodiles, elephants, and a variety of birdlife.
3:30 PM: Hike to the Top of Murchison Falls Disembark from the boat and embark on a guided hike to the top of Murchison Falls. This short but exciting hike offers panoramic views of the falls and the surrounding landscapes. Be prepared for some steep sections and wear appropriate footwear.
5:00 PM: Departure from Murchison Falls National Park After experiencing the beauty of Murchison Falls, it’s time to head back to Kampala. The journey takes approximately 4-5 hours, so you can expect to arrive in Kampala late in the evening.
Detailed Itinerary of the 1 Day Murchison Falls National Park Safari
Your one-day trip starts with pick up from your place of residenc by 5:00 am. Your tour guide will introduce him/herself to you then ensure your drive to the park.
You will have a coffee break for a few minutes at Masindi. After a coffee break, you continue with the drive to the park where you have a short game drive to the top of the falls. After visiting the top of the falls, you continue with a drive to Paraa jetty. You have lunch and take the 2:00 pm boat cruise to the bottom of the falls.
The boat cruise takes about 2 hours as you spot several wildlife species like crocodiles, hippos, and many more. There is also a possibility of seeing bird species like the Goliath Herons, African Skimmer, and many more. Following the boat cruise, you then return to the Paraa jetty where you meet your safari guide for a transfer back to Kampala. You have the drive back to Kampala arriving in the evening marking the end of your trip. End of your 1 Day Murchison Falls Safari Tour from Kampala
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