Are you looking for a way to enjoy a Uganda wildlife safari in 1 day? We have got you covered with this 1-day Uganda safari in Murchison Falls National Park. this wildlife safari Uganda takes you to Murchison Falls National Park for a spectacular Uganda chimpanzee trekking safari as well as an evening game drive over the northern sector of the park.
Visit Murchison Falls National Park
Murchison Falls National Park is one of the prime destinations in the pearl of Africa – Uganda. Murchison Falls National Park is usually the beginning or ending point of many Uganda wildlife tours as it lies in the middle of both the southern Uganda safari circuit as well as the east and northeastern Uganda tour circuit. Murchison Falls National Park is positioned in the northwestern side of Uganda on the tip of the western arm of the great East African rift valley, it lies about 311km about 5 hours’ drive from Kampala, the Uganda s capital city 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. Together with Bugungu and Karuma Wildlife Reserves, Murchison Falls National Park forms the greater Murchison Falls Conservation Area covering 5,308km2.
The Mighty Nile
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. River Nile leaves a permanent natural landmark in the middle of the park named Murchison Falls which is the most powerful waterfall in the world that you will always encounter while undertaking your Uganda wildlife safaris. Murchison Falls is among the prime Uganda safaris tour products and it is an amazing encounter as you are amazed at splendid views of the Nile River as it squeezes itself to pass through an 8m ravine before tumbling 43m below to form what has been termed as the Devils Cauldron which is a plume of spray that is accompanied by a thunderous roar.
Highlights of the 1 Day Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda /1 Day Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls National Park.
Early morning pick up from your hotel in Masindi then drive to the Budongo forest for an encounter with the chimpanzees. Enjoy a Uganda tours evening game drive over the northern sector then embark on a transfer to Packwach.
Detailed itinerary of the 1 Day Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda /1 Day Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls National Park.
This 1 day Uganda wildlife safari to Queen Elizabeth National Park kicks off with an early morning freshly brewed cup of Ugandan coffee served with crunchy bites then ready yourself for a mesmerizing Uganda tours journey to Murchison Falls National Park. This is a rather a short journey but trust me its fully loaded with memorable experiences as you get many mind-blowing road sightings to see as you drive towards Murchison Falls National Park Uganda on this tour Uganda. These begin with green sceneries that cover most of Uganda’s land scape. If the school term is on, just look for a view of young Ugandan kids filled with big dreams of a bright future and a motive to make it big in life braving the rather chilly morning as the rush to school to work on their dreams and aspirations. Feel the gentle and fresh breeze that will blow all your sorrows away as you make your way to Budongo forest.
Encounter the magical chimps
On reaching Budongo Eco Lodge, brace yourself for an epic encounter with chimpanzees, endure a short briefing about the dos and the don’ts of this entire encounter for about 30 minutes then you will begin your journey to meet man’s closest relatives. On successfully locating a chimpanzee community, you will be given an hour to immerse yourself in observing these primates as they go about their daily routines without. After the lapse of the one hour, you will begin your trek back to the start off point. After this really rewarding encounter with the chimpanzees settle in for an amazing luncheon at Budongo eco lodge then transfer to the northern sector of the park for a truly rewarding wildlife tours in Uganda encounter which begins with a transfer to one of the numerous game drive tracks here 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 asthey 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. This safari to Uganda ends with a transfer to Pakwach.
You can decide to extend you Uganda safari tour to other destinations like Queen Elizabeth National Park Uganda, Kibale National Park Uganda, Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda, Lake Mburo National Park Uganda, Semuliki National Reserve Uganda, Mgahinga Gorilla National Park Uganda
Don’t miss out on the Rwanda gorilla treat!
You can decide to also do a Rwanda gorilla safari by visiting Volcanoes National Park Rwanda. Gorilla trekking safaris in Rwanda can be done on both short gorilla trekking safaris Rwanda and long gorilla safaris Rwanda these packages include
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