Murchison Falls National Park Uganda

Welcome to Murchison Falls National Park Guide

Welcome to Murchison National Park information. This information will greatly assist you in your preparations tomurchison visit Murchison Falls, finding where to stay, safari companies, map, getting there and so much more.

Murchison Falls Conservation Area ( MFCA ) comprises of Murchison Falls National Park, Bugungu and Karuma Falls Wildlife Reserves. This is where the Nile explodes through a narrow gorge and cascades down to become a placid river whose banks are thronged with hippos and crocodiles, waterbucks and buffaloes. The vegetation is characterised by savannah, riverine forest and woodland. Wildlife includes lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda kobs, chimpanzees, and many bird species. Sample 3 day Murchison Falls Safari

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Attractions in Murchison National Park Uganda, what to see

The Nile and Murchison Falls When the park was established in 1952, the Game Department enthused, ‘The main tourist attractions of this park was definitely the unique Murchison Falls as
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Accommodation in Murchison Falls National Park

SAFARI ACCOMMODATION IN MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK Accommodation ranges from campsites, lodges, hotels and guesthouse. Some of these are built on top of the falls. They have better facilities that
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How to get to Murchison Falls National Park, Transport, bus and Car Hire Uganda

HOW TO GET THERE: Some of you may be wondering how to get to the park. But by means of road or car, it will take you around 5hours from
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Nile Cruise in Uganda, Murchison Falls

  RIVER NILE River Nile is famous to as the longest river in the entire world  with its source beginning in Jinja found in Uganda. Its name was derived from
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Visit Karuma Falls

These roaring waterfalls foundon the beautiful Victoria Nile are among the most impressive and leading tourist attractions in Uganda. Locally called the Karuma Falls, the name was derived from a
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Hot Air Balloon Safari Tour Uganda

Balloon safaris in Uganda are a not so-common activity that has recently been introduced by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). Hot air ballooning can only be found at the Murchison
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Uganda Safari, Where To Go, What To See, Reviews, Packages and Cost

Updated 21st February 2018.  Highlights of Uganda safari tours include the 400 mountain gorillas in Bwindi, 10 National Parks, over 1000 bird species, 330 mammals and different primate species.  This
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Fishing At Murchison Falls Uganda

Fishing Safaris at Murchison Falls National Park Fishing in Murchison falls is done mainly as a sport and is among the main activities along the Nile. It involves catching fish
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Hiking and Nature Walk safaris in Murchison Falls Uganda

Hiking and Nature walk safaris in Murchison Falls Positioned in Northwestern Uganda covering an area of 3,840sq km, Murchison falls has varied sceneries and vast landscapes starting from the savannah

Game drives in Murchison Falls National Park

Game drives in Murchison Falls National Park Murchison falls is a home to different wildlife species; over 76 mammal and 451 bird species including the Buffaloes, Jackson hartebeests, Antelopes, Lions,

The Murchison Falls, also referred to as the Kabarega Falls, is a waterfall found on the course of the great Nile. It actually breaks the stunning Victoria Nile, that flows across Uganda’s northern region from the vast Lake Victoria to the deep Lake Kyoga and continuing to the northern tip of Lake Albert within the western arm of the great East African Rift. right on the peak of the Murchison Falls, the waters of the Nile force their way through a small slit within the rocks, which is just 7 meters or 23 feet wide, and topples to 43 meters or 141 feet below with a thunderous roar forming a residual water stray that forms a beautiful rainbow; the view is very breathtaking! From here it then continues its westward into the stunning Lake Albert.

The Lake Victoria outlet sends about 300 cubic meters per second or 11,000 ft³/s of water to these falls and all this volumes squeezed through this gorge that is actually less than 10 meters or 30 feet wide.These waterfalls are located within the Murchison National park which was actually named after these eye- catching waterfalls. The park is located in the northern region of the Albertine Rift Valley. This is the area where the huge Bunyoro escarpment joins together into the vast Acholi plains. The park is recognized as one of the best National parks in Uganda and as well it is well visited. When you visit Uganda, MFNP is a must go for Uganda safaris.  In 1926, the park was a game reserve established to shelter the savannah grassland which was pointed out by Winston Church chill in the year 1907 as the grand Kew Gardens together with the wildlife combined on an confined land.

Most of the visitors to this great park often come from various destinations to trek the gorillas within this very country but in another park called Bwindi. If you have more days to visit East Africa, A Tanzania safari can be combined with Rwanda safari & gorilla trekking. Most safari companies offer packages that include various destinations within the great lakes East African region. Murchison Falls National Park is featured in African Tour Safaris, CNN, Huffington Post, Newyork Times and so much.