Nature walks/hike safaris in Murchison Falls National Park: Murchison Falls National Park is situated in the northwestern part of Uganda, the park is the largest national park in the country covering an area of approximately 3,840 square kilometers and one of the popular tourist destinations in east Africa. While most visitors come to Murchison Falls to experience the breathtaking waterfalls from which the park takes its name, the park also offers a wealth of opportunities for nature walks that allow visitors to immerse themselves in the unique ecosystem and diverse wildlife that call the park their dwell. Nature walks in Murchison Falls National Park are carried out on different trails such as Albert delta, hiking to the top of the falls, rabongo forest, kaniyo pabidi forest, and sambiya river lodge among others.

One of the most popular nature walks in Murchison Falls National Park is the delta walk along the banks of the Nile. the delta walks take visitors through wetlands and open savannah, providing visitors with a chance to spot a variety of bird species such as shoe bill, kingfishers, geese woodpeckers, francolin, grey herons, woodpecker, and ducks, among others, the delta walks also offer the chance to see hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes, lions and giraffes and others wildlife that inhabits the delta area.

Nature walks in kaniyo pabidi forest.

Kaniyo-pabidi forest is situated within the Budongo forest reserve in Murchison Falls National Park, offering nature walks and wildlife encounters. Nature walks here allow you to explore the hidden gems of the forest and nature walks in the forest are conducted in two sessions that’s to say, morning and evening which offers the visitors with wealth opportunities to encounter the rich biodiversity of the forest and its exceptional wonders up-close as well as exploring its woodlands and savannah terrain, while spotting primates like chimpanzees, colobus monkeys, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, blue monkeys animals species such monkeys as elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes among others, during a guided  nature walks in kaniyo-pabidi forest, you will also the chance of spotting different colorful birds such as  yellow footed fly catcher, white thighed horn bill, puvel’s illadopses, ituri batis,  little green sunbird, backed kingfisher, grey long bill, neatrpus among others

nature walks in Sambiya River Lodge

Sambiya River Lodge is situated within Murchison Falls National park, offers a great starting point for nature walks.  Nature walks here take you about 2- hours walk to the lodges along the southern banks of the river Nile and sometimes offer you with the chance to explore the northern sides of the park via Emmy River. These walks offer you with the scenic views and chances to connect with nature. During your guided walks here, you will be granted astonishing views of the stunning wildlife such as animals bushbucks, cape buffaloes, waterbucks, and even in a lucy trek you will able to see leopards, lions, and elephants, bird species such as bee-eaters, eagles, buzzards, kestrels, vultures, plovers, doves, shrikes, flycatchers, widowbirds nightjars, cuckoos and coucals among others. And nature walks here are only offered to visitors staying at sambiya river lodge.

Nature walks/hike safaris in Murchison Falls National Park
Nature walks in Sambiya River Lodge

Nature walks in Rabongo forest

Rabongo forest, nestled 8 kilometres inside the Kichumbanyobo gate of Murchison falls national park, is a hidden gem for nature enthusiasts, this lush forest offers captivating experiences from tracking primates to birding. Nature walks here are done either morning and afternoon walks where visitors are accompanied with experienced rangers through the forest to connect with nature. While on your guided nature walks here you will have the opportunity to spot variety of stunning wildlife species such as primates like   chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, blue monkeys, and baboons, birds some of which are   endemic. You can also enjoy keeping your eyes in few herds oof buffaloes as well as the astonishing views of the stunning forest vegetation that makes the forest.

Hiking to the top of the falls

This is another popular nature walks in Murchison falls national park is the hike to the top of the falls. this challenging hike takes visitors up a steep trail that offers stunning views of the Nile reiver as it cascades over the edge of the falls. Along the way, visitors may spot lions, elephants, Uganda Kobs, wart hog, hyenas and waterbucks and other wildlife that call the cliffs surrounding the falls home.

For those looking to get a closer look at the park’s wildlife, guided nature walks and   hikes are allowing available in Murchison falls national. these walks are led by experienced guides who can help visitors identify the various birds and animals’ species they encounter, as well as provide insight in to the park’s ecosystems and conservation efforts. Guided nature walks and hikes are a great way to learn about the park’s wildlife and get a deeper understanding of the importance of conservation in preserving the park for generations.

When to go for nature walk and hike in Murchison falls national park

 The best time to go for a nature walks and hike in Murchison falls national park is during the dry season, which typically runs from December to February and June to September. During this time, the weather is more pleasant with less rainfall, making it easier to explore the park on foot. Additionally, wildlife is more active during the dry season, giving you a better chance of spotting animals during your hike. Is ai also important to note that temperatures can be quite high during the dry seasons, so its is recommended to carry plenty of water and sunscreen.

Accommodation safari for visitors while on a nature walks and hikes in Murchison falls national park

Visitors while on a nature walks and hikes safari in Murchison falls national park shouldn’t worry about where to stay. the park has a got a variety of accommodation facilities to cater for all level of visitors while on their nature walk and hike safari in the park. These stunning facilities includes, Sambiya river lodge, paraa safari lodge, Murchison Safari Lodge, Chobe Safari Lodge, Murchison River Lodge, Nile Safari Lodge, Pakuba Safari Lodge, Murchison Tree House, and Geo Lodges. Nile Safari Lodge, Red Chilli Rest Camp, Yebo Safari Camp, Murchison Falls, Nile Breeze Bamboo Lodge, Fort Murchison Safari, Murchison Bush Lodge, Geo Lodge Nile Safari Lodge and more.

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