Murchison falls National Park in Uganda is one of the most famous Uganda Safari destinations in Africa. Choosing to have a safari in Uganda at Murchison falls National Park is such a rewarding vacation for every visitor to Africa. This is the largest National park in Uganda covering an approximate space of 3893km2 and occupying existence in districts like Masindi, Nwoya, Bulisa, gulu, Packwachi, etc.
Murchison falls National is a unique destination in Uganda and peoples from around the whole world visit this park to meet the animals that dwell in the wild places of the park. There are a number of activities and attractions at the park including numerous game drives done at different hours of the day. One may choose to do the Game drive early in the morning or in the evening and some prefer doing the game drives at night to meet the wild cats that roam during the night.
Game drives can be done on various tracks in the park including the Albertine track, victoria track, research tracks, the delta track and many others. All these tracks are beautiful points to view the animals, and for those that are familiar with park, know very well which track is best of which particular animals. Some of the many animals to spot in Murchison Falls National Park include Giraffes, buffaloes, hippos, oribi, kobs, Sitatunga, Jackson’s heart beast, waterbucks, bushbucks, warthogs, leopards, lions, hyenas, elephants, bush rodents and so many more. Each of these animals has interesting facts about its way of life and association, you can choose to book a guide in Uganda or rent a driver in Uganda to guide you through the national park and gain fruitful knowledge about these residents.
Boat cruise or launch cruise is another main or important activity in the park. Yes you might have seen or been part of the world’s greatest and most luxurious cruises like the Caribbean cruise, Norwegian cruise, virgin Atlanta and so many more but a 3hrs launch cruise along the white Nile to the bottom of the Falls is none like other. Book a boat cruise while at the park and enjoy a great opportunities to sail on the white Nile towards the bottom of the falls, the breeze is extremely relaxing, there are many feature and animals to see like the birds including the yellow sun birds, African fish eagle, papyrus gonorek, white tailed lark, Martial eagle, eagle owl, the great egret, common stock, and so many others have made beautiful nest on the cliffs formed on the river banks.
Reptiles like the Crocodiles can be spotted relaxing on the swampy river banks and your boat cruise guides are good enough to move you very close to the lazy lying crocodiles to take pictures, be careful not to make noise to awaken the wild reptile. Hippos are commonly spotted floating on the shallow ends of the river also enjoying cool waters of the Nile. Most of the boat cruises lead to the bottom of the falls, you will not obviously make a stop at the exact bottom because no one can handle the pressure of the waterfall but you stop at the reasonable distance good enough to view the down pour of the falls. Many visitors especially those fit or strong enough prefer to take on a hike to the top of the falls which takes about 40minutes to 60 minutes depending on the space of those hiking. If you cannot hike to the top of the falls, then your driver will be nice enough to drive you to the top of the falls.
Murchison falls National park is one of the best destinations to go to when you hire a car in Uganda whether on self drive safari or a guided Uganda Safari. Send us an email today at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at +256700135510 to book a trip to Murchison falls National Park.