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Murchison Falls NP

Murchison Falls National Park is the largest National Park in Uganda and it is the Giraffe paradise of Uganda. The park gets its name after the Murchison Falls that are within it, here the Nile is pushed through a 7 m gap down a 43 m fall. A visit to the top of the falls is an impressive experience. Murchison Fall’s is the giraffe paradise of Uganda, being one of three places they can be seen in Uganda.

A game drive will enable you see lots of wildlife including the Water bucks, Jackson Heartbeast, Impalas, The Uganda Kobs, Elephants, Giraffes, Warthogs, herds of Buffaloes, the Oribi, lots of Hippos, lions and many more. For bird lovers, there are over 360 species of birds recorded in Murchison Falls national park, a famous birding area being the royal mile. Rare shoebill storks can be spotted, The Fish Eagles, the crested cranes, the kingfisher, the great blue Turaco and lots more. Chimp tracking is possible in Budongo forest at Kaniyo Pabidi. A boat cruise on the Nile to the bottom of the falls will enable you get close to the Sun bathing Hippos, Lots of Crocodiles, birds, and other animals that get close to the water for quenching their thirst.

Fees: Uganda Wildlife Authority charges park entry per 24 hours. For adults it is 40 us dollar, children from 5 to 15 years pay 20 us dollar and children under 5 years enter for free.