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Murchison Falls National Park – Best Uganda Safari Destinations 2021/2022

Welcome to Murchison Falls National Park information the best Uganda safari destination in 2021/2022. This information will greatly assist you in your preparations to visit Murchison Falls, finding where to stay, Uganda safari companies, map, getting there and so much more.

Murchison Falls Conservation Area (MFCA) comprises Murchison Falls National Park, Bugungu, and Karuma Falls Wildlife Reserves. This is where the Nile explodes through a narrow gorge and cascades down to become a placid river whose banks are thronged with hippos and crocodiles, waterbucks, and buffaloes.

The vegetation is characterized by savannah, riverine forest, and woodland. Wildlife includes lions, leopards, elephants, giraffes, hartebeests, oribis, Uganda kobs, chimpanzees, and many bird species. Sample 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari

The Murchison Falls also referred to as the Kabarega Falls, is a waterfall found on the course of the great Nile. It actually breaks the stunning Victoria Nile, which flows across Uganda’s northern region from the vast Lake Victoria to the deep Lake Kyoga and continuing to the northern tip of Lake Albert within the western arm of the great East African Rift. right on the peak of the Murchison Falls.

The waters of the Nile force their way through a small slit within the rocks, which is just 7 meters or 23 feet wide, and topples to 43 meters or 141 feet below with a thunderous roar forming a residual water stray that forms a beautiful rainbow; the view is very breathtaking! From here it then continues its westward into the stunning Lake Albert.

The Lake Victoria outlet sends about 300 cubic meters per second or 11,000 ft³/s of water to these falls and all this volume squeezed through this gorge that is actually less than 10 meters or 30 feet wide.

These waterfalls are located within the Murchison Falls National Park which was actually named after these eye-catching waterfalls.

The park is located in the northern region of the Albertine Rift Valley. This is the area where the huge Bunyoro escarpment joins together into the vast Acholi plains.

The park is recognized as one of the best National parks in Uganda and as well it is well visited. When you visit Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park is a must-go for Uganda safaris.

In 1926, the park was a game reserve established to shelter the savannah grassland which was pointed out by Winston Church chill in the year 1907 as the grand Kew Gardens together with the wildlife combined on a confined land.

Most of the visitors to this great park often come from various destinations to trek the gorillas within this very country but in another park called Bwindi. If you have more days to visit East Africa, A Tanzania safari can be combined with a Rwanda safari & gorilla trekking.

Most Uganda safari companies offer packages that include various destinations within the great lakes East African region. Murchison Falls National Park is featured in African Tour Safaris, CNN, Huffington Post, New York Times and so much.