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Murchison falls national park is part of the greater Murchison Falls conservation area and is registered as the largest & oldest national park in Uganda. Murchison national park was gazetted in 1952 and derives its name from the Murchison Falls which act as the major tourist attraction within the park. Magnificent view of the greatest waterfalls through a 7m wide gorge where the Nile river squeezes its way out and plunges with a thunderous roar “devil’s cauldron” creating a trademark rainbow has left many people sharing a memorable story with friends and family.

Murchison falls national park has offered a lot on safari such as the view of the karuma falls which explodes into the tinny gorge to form the powerful Murchison Falls, stunning water bodies Lake Kyoga, Albert, and Victoria which is known as the largest lake in Uganda, and the source of the like Nile. The Nile River leaves Murchison falls national park into two sectors, the northern and southern sectors. Tourists visiting the park are blessed with a number of activities to do at their choice and these include, Game drives on the northern sector of the park(Murchison falls national park is one of the leading national parks with vast biodiversity and therefore offers a vast wildlife encounter such as elephants antelopes, hippos lions leopards, giraffes, kobs, Jackson hartebeest and many others), boat cruise on the victoria Nile, sport fishing, chimpanzee tracking in budongo forest the southern sector of the park, hiking to the top of falls, bird watching and lots of experience.

Whereas the best time to visit Murchison falls national park would be in the dry months of December to February, June to September, it can also be visited any time of the year. The average humidity is 31 degrees and cools up to 18 degrees at night. Visitors are encouraged to carry more light clothes than warm clothes and sun prove gears

The park has many entry gates i.e. kichumbanyobo gate from the Masindi route, mubako gate from Bulisa and Hoima, and Tangi, wangkwar, Chobe can be accessed from Karuma to Packwach district and by air Murchison Falls national park is served by pakuba, Chobe and bugungu airstrips. Flights to these respective airstrips from Entebbe take an hour. Close to Murchison falls national park, Kidepo valley national park, Kibale national park, pain upe wildlife reserve, and Ziwa rhino sanctuary can be easily accessed for more safari options

There is a variety of accommodations inside and outside the park and can book according to your budget.

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