Murchison falls national park is perhaps the largest park in Uganda which is named after the Murchison falls where the mighty river Nile bangs through a narrow gorge flowing down to be converted into a placid river whose banks are thronged with hippos, water bucks, crocodiles, and buffaloes. The flora and Fauna at Murchison is characterized by Savannah, riverine forest and wood land. Uganda Wildlife Safari at Murchison falls national park includes, elephants, lions, leopard, giraffes, buffaloes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda kobs, chimpanzees, and many bird species including the rare shoebill. Several activities are carried out in this national park which include the following:
Chimpanzee trekking in Budongo forest is one amazing activity done at the outskirts of this park.this involves trecking two to three hours to finding these our closest ralatives.. this rainforest also is endowed with different bird species and diffrent types of monkeys
Ferry crossing in the wee hours of the morning and its at this time you get to cross for the morning game drive and spectacular sun rises can be seen..
Hiking the top of the falls, is a spectacular activity done after embarking off the boat cruise as an option to have a spectacular and full view of the falls right from the bottom to the top of the falls. This worth hike distance will leave you awing to this river nile folding itself in 6m gap 45m water fall creating a rainbow view.. you need to be here to prove these words
Bird watching, This Park murchsion falls national park is endowed with alot of birdspecies all over the park and for you the bird lovers, you are just at the right place..
Game drive, This biggest park in uganda is a wildlife rich park, talk of wild animals that you may not find anywhere in ugaanda but only here.. the Jacksons heartbeast and giraffe can be found here only...
Boat ride, The boat cruise at this Murchsion falls national park usually done in the afternoon hours is one spectacular chance to do at this river nile.. Schools of hippos, crocodiles, bathing elephants , bushbucks, fish eagles and many more bird species can be seen here..
Delta cruise, This delta cruise is one boat ride that will give you an amazing view of all wildlife to the river.. this takes you towards the delta point a place where the nile joins into the lake albert.. it will give you an amazing boat cruise.
Plant and tree species, For you that needs to know many plant species, then this park is as good as taking nature walks and realising what beaty of Uganda has to offer...
Murchison falls national park has a lot of accommodations that live an appreciation face on to every traveler and such facilities include;
Paraa Safari Lodge
Paraa Safari Lodge is in Murchison Falls National Park. The lodge is located in the north west of Uganda over looking one of nature's best kept secrets, the River Nile, on its journey from its source at Lake Victoria to join Lake Albert – here it is suddenly channeled into a gorge only six meters wide, and cascades 43 meters below.
Paraa Safari Lodge offers a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Each of the rooms is a haven of style and serenity, complete with balcony and private bathroom.
The safari décor of the lodge still reflects the bygone era of early explorers, enshrined with a modern touch. The luxurious pool overlooks the winding River Nile. Enjoy a variety of excursions and activities; from exhilarating Safari drives to boat trips along the River Nile, ending at the foot of Murchison Falls. For the more adventurous, one can trek up to the top of the falls and marvel at the views through the mist. A variety of ecosystems and an impressive 451 species of birds awaits you here.
Rest Chili Rest Camp
Red Chilli is superbly located in Murchison falls National Park. This camp offers a variety of services that lead to experience of nature to its guests. All rooms have facilities like in-built modern showers, well maintained toilets,en-suite bathrooms, fans and cooking areas.
Sambiya River Lodge
Sambiya River Lodge is situated only 15 minutes from the top of the magnificent Murchison Falls. It is the perfect location for those who want to experience the tranquility of unspoiled Africa, untouched by mass tourism. Sambiya River Lodge's unique charm is in the atmosphere of intimacy provided to the guests. Guests stay in any of the 26 double rooms designed as individual and family thatched cottages which have en suite bathrooms, fans, screened doors & windows, mosquito nets, and a veranda to relax and enjoy the commanding views of quintessential Africa. Ten basic bandas are also available for guest accommodation. This lodge allows you to relax in luxury whilst experiencing the sights and sounds of Africa.
Chobe Safari Lodge
Due to the fact that it is located in the Murchison Falls National Park, this Five Star lodge is undoubtedly the gem in Uganda's crown of tourism destinations. The breathtaking panoramic views, coupled with the sounds of the River Nile's magnificent rapids, sets the scene for an adventure that will impress even the most discerning of visitors.
Chobe Safari Lodge offers a unique opportunity to sample the wildlife, birds, flora and fauna; all in an area of the park that has yet to be discovered. This area of Murchison Falls National Park is ideal for fishing, and will revive this newly refurbished lodge to become one of the best fishing destinations in Africa. So you better stay here and experience the hidden gem of luxury in and amongst the wildest surroundings.
Murchison River Lodge
Murchison River Lodge sits on the southern bank of the River Nile overlooking Uganda’s Murchison Falls National Park. In beautiful surroundings Murchison river lodge offers comfortable and relaxing mid-range accommodation to suit all budgets in attractive thatched cottages, thatched safari tents and simple camping tents in our shaded and well positioned campsite.
Murchison Falls National Park is one of Uganda’s largest national parks and the location of such a diverse habitat means the wildlife, birdlife and activities available within the area are second to none. Whether you are keen for a safari, a boat trip along the Nile to Murchison Falls, or just time spent unwinding at the lodge with a pair of binoculars and guide book….. the choice is completely yours.
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