Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda's largest national park, covering an area of 3,840 square kilometers (1,480 square miles)
What you need to know about this incredible park:
Location: Murchison Falls National Park is located in northwestern Uganda, approximately 300 kilometers (186 miles) northwest of Kampala, the capital city.
Wildlife: The park is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, giraffes, buffalos, hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of antelopes. It's also known for its primate population, including chimpanzees and baboons, and for rare species such as the shoebill stork.
Murchison Falls is named after the magnificent Murchison Falls, where the Nile River squeezes through a narrow gorge before plunging 43 meters (141 feet) down into the "Devil's Cauldron" below. The falls can be viewed from above or below, and visitors can take a boat ride to the base of the falls.
Activities: In addition to game drives and boat safaris, visitors to Murchison Falls National Park can also go hiking, birdwatching, and fishing. The park offers a variety of trails, including the popular "Top of the Falls" trail that offers stunning views of the Nile River.
Accommodations: There are a variety of accommodations options in and around Murchison Falls National Park, ranging from campsites and budget lodges to luxury lodges and tented camps. Many lodges and campsites offer guided safari activities and other amenities, such as swimming pools and restaurants.
Conservation: Murchison Falls National Park is a critical conservation area and is home to several important conservation projects, including efforts to protect endangered species and restore degraded habitats. The park also supports local communities through programs that promote sustainable tourism and livelihoods.
|Though Most of the lodges within the park are copying up with electronic payments we advise you not to depend on Visa Cards 100%, have a backup in case of any network failure.
|English, Swahili, Luo, and Bantu Language
|USD ($) and Shilling (UGX)
|3,840 square kilometers
event January - December
schedule 3 days