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The Magnificent Murchison Falls National Park – Uganda Safaris & Tours

uganda tourist activitiesUganda safaris are on an increase due to the magnificent Murchison falls national park which is one of the largest National Park in Uganda. This is arguably, the hottest spot among Uganda’s tourism site. It is in this park that the magnificent Murchison falls are found.

These falls are a thing of beauty, a mixture of beauty and ferociousness that sees the river Nile plunge down 43 metres, in a narrow seven meter gap in a rift valley escarpment, splashing against itself in a show of steamy wildness. These falls have greatly attracted many visitors who have come for tour visits to have an adventure at the falls.

The park offers a sanctuary for giraffe, Buffalos, lion, hippopotamus, elephants, antelope, crocodile, shoebill- stork, water buck, the Uganda Kob, leopard in a list that simply cannot be exhausted here. This variety of wildlife in the national park has attracted many tourist to book safaris to Murchison falls national Park.

The park offers many activities which have are participated in during the safaris that are carried out by the visitors during the safaris and these include; waterfalls, game viewing, bird watching , boat trips to the lake Albert delta which provides best chances in Africa of sighting the shoebills, track chimps at Rabongo forest and Budongo forest as well. This park is also a good place for game drives in Uganda, bird watching, Launch trips on the Nile, spot fishing, Nature trails, top of the falls & Rabongo forest.

The falls which have always attracted many tourists are also known as kabalega falls and it is a water fall on the Nile. It breaks the Victoria Nile which flows across northern Uganda from Lake Victoria to L. Kyoga. At the top of the falls, the Nile forces its way through a gap in the rocks, only 7 metres wide, and tumbles 43 metres, then flows west ward into Lake Albert. The outlet of Lake Victoria sends around 300 metres per second of water over the falls, squeezed into a gorge less than ten metres wide. These falls have led to increase on the number of safaris that are carried out from Murchison Falls National Park.

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