1 Day Uganda safari in Murchison Falls National Park / 1 day Murchison Falls safari in Uganda
This 1 day Uganda safari in Murchison falls national park gives you the chance to visit the world’s most powerful waterfalls in Murchison falls national park as you engage in 2 epic boat cruise sessions to the bottom of falls as well as a nature hike to the top of the falls that reveals to you the sweeping and dramatic sceneries of these gigantic and magnificent falls.
Murchison Falls National Park is located in Uganda which is found in the East African region on the African continent on the geographical coordinates of 02o11’15”N 31o46’53”E. Murchison Falls National Park lies 305 kilometers or 5-hour drive away from Kampala capital city in northwestern Uganda in the districts of Nwoya, Masindi, Kiryandongo, and Buliisa. Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s biggest park spanning an area of about 3,893sq kilometers. This vast expanse of conservation land is dissected by the mighty river Nile on its coarse to the Mediterranean Sea where it pours its waters. This led to the creation of the northern and southern banks of this national park. The existence of the Nile river in this game park is pivotal to the existence of animals as it provides a constant water source for them and it also nourishes the grass along its banks hence providing an all year round source of grass for browsing animals.
Highlight of the 1 Day Uganda safari in Murchison Falls National Park / 1 day Murchison Falls safari in Uganda
The highlight of this 1 safari Uganda is 2 breathtaking boat cruises to the boat of the falls as well as a nature hike to the top of the falls that will definitely reveal to you why these falls are revered as the world’s most powerful waterfalls.
Detailed Itinerary of the 1 Day Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls National Park / 1 Day Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda
Wake up very early in the morning to the melodic chirping of some of the 1060 bird species that call the pearl of Africa their home. Enjoy breakfast to get you energized for the day head on this 1-day safari in Uganda. Pick up is done from your hotel in either Masindi or Packwach then embark on a wonderful safari to Uganda road adventure that lasts between 1.5-2.5- hours depending on the point of pick up. As you enjoy this tour in Uganda road trip to Murchison Falls National Park on a clear day, take time off to take a glance to the left side and marvel at that splendid sunrise that will definitely warm your spirit up. Keep your eyes in the window and glance at the lush green landscape that gives you a sneak pick what’s to come ahead. On reaching Murchison Falls National Park transfer to the Paara jetty and commence your morning boat cruise on this 1 day Uganda wildlife safari in Murchison falls national park. On boarding the boat, transfer to the upper deck and you will be in for a Uganda safari spectacle as you have access to over 360 degrees of amazing views that will leave you breathless. This puts you in a comfortable position to watch numerous of the wildlife biodiversity that exists here that ranges from the water birds to big water dwellers like the prehistoric crocodiles as well as the hippos. If you have phobia for heights, be comfortable in the lower deck seats as they also pose an advantage of their own which is a close up look at the water dwellers of the Victorian Nile waters On your approach to the bottom of the falls, you are greeted with a loud sound of the rushing water as it wrestles its way out of the 8m ravine as well as tumbling 46m below to create a dramatic landfall as you have never seen before. Due to this voracious forces of nature at play here, your boat cruise comes to an end a distance away from these tenacious white waters for your own safety. After this cruise embark on the memorable hike to the top of the falls and this reveals to you why these falls are truly the world’s most powerful falls as the roar of the water only gets louder as well as creating a plume of spray that rises above the gorge to baptize you from where you will be standing. A pick-up vehicle will be waiting for at the top of the falls and you will return to the Paara and retreat to one of the lodges here for an amazing lunch. In the afternoon, have a second round of this cruise but this time round follow the Nile as it meanders its way into the northern tip of Lake Albert on its way to its final destination the Mediterranean sea. The end of this second boat cruise leads to the end of what has been an awesome short Uganda safaris adventure to Murchison falls national park.
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