Activities in Murchison Falls National Park

Activities in Murchison Falls National Park: Murchison falls National Park is the largest national park in Uganda with a number of attractions that have attracted different tourists interested in taking part in a number of different activities in Murchison falls national park. The park is a home to 76 mammal species including four of the big five animals which include the elephant, lion, buffalo and the leopard  that you will get to see for a rewarding experience in the park. During your safari in the park you will also get the chance to see numerous bird species given the fact that the park is also a home to over 400 bird species including a number of bird species endemic of the albertine rift among other memorable attractions which make the park the perfect destination for tourists interested in having memorable wildlife safaris. The Park will offer the best adventure tours to its tourists because of the number of tourist attractions and activities that are able to meet their different needs and desires while on their Uganda safari. 

Activities in Murchison Falls National Park

Game drives

During the different activities in Murchison falls national park, don’t miss out on taking part in the different game drives in the park for an amazing time during your safari. The park is a home to 76 mammal species that you will get to see when you take part in the different game drives; you can take part in the morning, evening and the night game drives that will give you a chance to unlock a number of memorable experiences during your safari. During the morning game drives in the park, you will have the chance to see a number of early risers in the park catching their first bite of the day for example the hippopotami, elephants, water bucks, buffaloes, Kobs, Giraffes.  

During the evening game drives you will get to see the sun setting, as you watch the park coming to life as you watch herbivores having their last bite for the day before the go back to their hiding spots for overnight and during the night game drives with the help of the spot lights, you will get to to see the nocturnal animals like lions while they hunt for prey at night which is quite different from other game drives because many animals come out of hiding in the area.

Murchison falls national park

Hiking

Hiking is another activity in Murchison falls National Park that you can participate in for a rewarding experience during your Uganda safari.  By taking part in the top of the falls hike, will give you the opportunity to see a number of magnificent views of the national park during the 45 minutes hike you will see the white water of the falls running downstream which give you an amazing view watching the violent falls water running through the rocks which is quite impressing and unique.  You will also have the chance to see a number of rewarding views like numerous attractions like; a number of primate species like the chimpanzees which can be seen jumping in the tree branches, monkeys as they hike through the Kaniyo Pabidi Mahogany and Rabongo forests to get to the top of the falls.

Nature walks

Nature walks are rewarding activities in Murchison falls national park where you will get to have relaxing and rewarding guided walks in the park.  The guided nature walks are carried out through the Kaniyo Pabidi and Rabongo forests where you will get to experience a new environment in the park watching different animal species and primate species like the chimpanzees, baboons, black and white colobus monkey, dent’s monkey can be seen and different bird species like African fish eagle, Giant king fisher, yellow billed stork, great cormorant the  endangered shoe bill, saddle billed stork Goliath Heron and many others. You can also take part in short walks along  Sambiya River Lodge or Mubako junction where you can also see a number of primates like baboons and numerous bird species hence an amazing experience during your activity.

Birding 

Murchison falls national park is a home to over  400 bird species making the par the ultimate birding destination for tourists interested in taking part in the amazing birding experience in Uganda.  Among the different bird species that can be seen include a number of birds endemic to the albertine rift,  water birds along the bottom of the falls and migratory species. Some of the different bird species that can be seen include;  African fish eagle, Giant king fisher, yellow billed stork, great cormorant the  endangered shoe bill, saddle billed stork Goliath Heron and many other bird species that will make your safari quite memorable.

Murchison falls birds

Launch trips 

Among the different activities in Murchison falls national park In the park, you should not miss out on taking part in the two different launch trips that involve the cruise downstream and the upstream for a memorable experience while in the park. During the upstream boat cruise, you will have a cruise along the bottom of the falls which will give you exceptional views of the falls making their way through the rocks which is quite mesmerising to watch   and during the  downstream boat cruise/ launch trip it will take you along the  Victoria Nile delta that  stretches t the shores of Lake Albert where you will get to see a number of water birds like the  endangered shoe bill, saddle billed stork Goliath Heron and different animal species like; hippopotami, elephants, water bucks, buffaloes, Kobs, Giraffes grazing in the savannah plains and others quenching their thirst from the shores of the lakes for an amazing experience.

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