Murchison Falls National Park, Kabalega National Park, is in northwest Uganda. Murchison Falls is located at the edge of the Albertine Rift Valley. The park contains woodland, savannah, and riverine forest and is divided by Victoria Nile.

Visitors from all over the world visit Uganda yearly to witness this largest safari destination in Uganda. The Murchison hosts over 400 species of birds and more than 70 mammal species.  

Before visiting the Queen Elizabeth National Park , Bwindi, Lake Mburi National Park, and Kibale National Park, you can see the Murchison Falls. 

Some of the big five live here in the buffaloes, lions, elephants, Leopards. Uganda kobs, grey duikers, hippos, waterbucks, warthogs, oribis, and hartebeests,

The Nile crocodiles are the best safari attraction in Murchison Falls National Park, as well as hyenas.

Alongside the wildlife safari in Uganda, you can also engage in a Chimpanzee trekking expedition in Murchison Falls National Park. Bundongo forests and Kaniyo Pabidi boast around 600 chimps. Blue, red-tailed, and black-and-white colobus monkeys inhabit the forests.

If you love bird safari, Murchison National Park is the best place to visit on your Uganda tour. Numberless birds species dot the park, such as Black-headed lapwing, Senegal thick-knee, Malachite kingfisher, Abyssinian ground hornbill, Black-billed barbet, Long-tailed nightjar, Swamp flycatcher, Red-throated bee-eater, Eastern plantain-eater, Black-headed gonolek, Silverbird, Red-throated bee-eater, Blue-headed coucal to mention a few. 

Boating safari in Murchison National Park is another unique way of exploring the rich biodiversity of Uganda’s safari destination. 

The best time to visit Murchison National Park is from December to mid-February and June to July during the dry season.

There is a different level of accommodation in Murchison Falls; whether you’re looking for budget, mid-range, or luxury accommodation, you will fit in somewhere.

Murchison Falls National Park
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Pakuba Safari Lodge, Murchison River Lodge, and Chobe Safari Lodge are luxury lodges around Murchison National Park.

Game Drives in Murchison National Park: this is the act of driving within the national park areas with a private Ugandan safari guide searching for wild animals such as giraffes, leopards, lions, hippos, antelopes, and buffaloes, to name a few. Usually, good game drives are conducted in the morning and evening hours when animals are more active.

In Murchison, the main areas for the best wildlife safaris are Buligi Peninsular, the delta, and the southern part of the park. Hot air balloon safari in Uganda is another epic adventure you would want to take advantage of; it is priced between $380 and $400 per person.

Nature lovers can also take short guided nature walks in Rabongo and Kaniyo Pabidi forests. 

Safari to Murchison can be combined with other best Ugandan safari destinations like Ssesse Island Beach Vacation or Gorilla Trekking Expedition in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.

Wildebeests Safari Migration in Serengeti can also be combined in one safari itinerary with Uganda Trekking Gorilla Tours.

Enjoying your African safari is worth booking with the best safari company, like the East Africa Safari Guides team, who will help you handle all your reservations.

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