Top Safari Activities to do In Murchsion Falls National Park : Murchison falls national park is located in the North western region of Uganda and it is famously known as the largest national park in the country covering a total surface area of about 3840 square kilometers. Murchison falls national park was first gazette as a game reserve in 1926 and it was later officially established as a national park in 1952. In addition, it was first known as a Kabalega national park and it later derived its name from the Murchison falls, which act to be among the top tourist attractions that are found within the park. more so, this national park shares boarders with districts like; Nwoya, Buliisa, Kiryandongo and Masindi district. And other attractions that tourists can see while they explore within the park include; Karuma falls which are found within the northern part of the park, and stunning water bodies like; Lake kyoga, Lake Victoria, River Nile which is known to be the largest river in the country, Lake Albert, numerous numbers of wildlife animals such as; buffalos, hippos among others and the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary which is known to be the only place in Uganda where tourists can be able to spot Rhinos among others.

Top safari Activities done in Murchison Falls national park.

While touring around Murchison falls national park, there are so many activities that individuals can opt to do during their free time where they can create remarkable memories and enjoy the new experiences as they also have high chances of making new friends due to the interaction during the activities. Therefore, some of these activities include;

Game drives.

Game drives is one of the most commonly done activity in the park and it is best done in 4WD safari vehicles which help tourists to capture clear views of the park and its beautiful physical features. More so, this activity is normally done in different sessions such as; the morning game drives, afternoon and night game drives, which are done immediately after dinner. And during these drives tourists are rewarded with chances to see many wildlife animals such as; big cats like; lions, leopards, and other animals like; elephants, bush bucks, giraffes, Jacksons hartebeest,oribi, leopards, night jars, waterbucks, bush babies and many others.

 Boat cruises.

Boat cruises is one of the most exciting activity done within Murchison falls national park  and there are two boat cruises  such as; one of the boat cruise that goes from the upstream up to the bottom of the falls and also the boat cruise from the downstream and stretches from the Victoria Nile to the shores of Lake Albert. In addition, these launch trips normally go for about 2 to 3 hours and they are done in two sessions such as; the morning session which normally begins at 9:00am and the afternoon sessions, which begin at 2:00pm. More so, there is also a Nile delta boat cruise which always goes for about 4 to 5 hours and each launch trip is done in different sessions and while on the launch trips tourists get opportunities to enjoy the beautiful views of the Murchison falls and also get to sight see some animals in water like; hippos, waterbucks, warthogs, crocodiles, buffalos and also sight see at bird species in the sky like; African fish eagle, grey headed king fisher, footed king fisher among others.

Top Safari Activities to do In Murchsion Falls National Park
Murchison Falls

 Wildlife Viewing.

Murchison falls national park is a perfect destination to travel to while planning to go on an adventurous safari in Uganda because it is known to be a home to over 76 mammal species that are always available in the park for tourists to see such as; lions, African elephants, leopards, buffalos, cheetahs, hippos, Rhinos, chimpanzees, Uganda Kob, Zebras, giraffes, warthogs and many others.

Bird watching.

Murchison falls national park is also a perfect destination for bird lovers to visit because it has a recorded number of about 450 bird species which include; savannah birds, Albertine rift endemic birds, migratory birds among others. and these birds include; the giant king fisher, the rare shoebill stork, black headed lapwing, veracious dove, yellow fronted  tinker bird, black billed barbet, Abyssinian ground hornbill, pied king fisher, weaver birds, marital eagle, silver bird, yellow fronted tinker bird, grey crowned crane and many others.

Apart from the above-mentioned activities, there are more things that individuals can do while they explore within the park and some of these include; Chimpanzee trekking, hiking to the top of the falls, guided nature walks, sport fishing, cultural encounters and community visits, hot air balloon safaris and many others.

Contact our trusted tour operators for more information about the top activities done in the park and Book with our tours and travel companies such as; Achieve Global safaris who offer the best tour packages while on your safari in Murchison falls national park.

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