Murchison Falls National Park

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National park:Murchison Falls National Park
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Top Descriptions

As far as safari experiences in go, Murchison Falls National Park has it all. Affordable tours run by operators such as zip in and out of the park daily, there’s a much more visible amount of wildlife here than in the more classic , there are giraffes(!), and the park boasts one of ’s most impressive waterfalls. The sense of wilderness here really is something, with close-call campsite encounters with hippopotamus and warthog that just wouldn’t be allowed in more popular electric-fence ridden . Murchison Falls NP is pretty far from though, so if you’re coming on one of those , be prepared to spend long days travelling to and from the park. Once here though, it’s difficult not to be impressed, especially during the or . – Daniel
 
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Top Tips

Expect Murchison Falls National Park to be busier (and more worthwhile for game viewing) than the smaller but more scenic .
Do make sure you get an early start (and the first ferry) for the and you may very well find yourself face to face with a pride of lions.
It’s not all game viewing in the park: the offers some pretty impressive views of one of the most impressive waterfalls in . And to see the falls from all angles, the is an excellent idea as it takes you to the base of the falls and offers some good safari experiences on the way ;).
 
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The Location

What should we know?

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Also known as:Kabalega National Park
 
Tour operator(s):,
 
Environment type:jungle, river, savannah, scrub, waterfall
Location type:national park, rural, village

What can we see or do there?

Activities:game cruises, game drives, viewpoints, waterfalls
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Services:bathrooms, ticket offices
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Animals:African elephant, buffalo, hippopotamus, Jackson’s hartebeest, lion, leopard, oribi, Rothschild’s giraffe, side-stripped jackal, Ugandan Kob, warthog,
Birds:African fish eagle, crested crane, maribou stork, pin-tailed waider

How much will it cost us?

Currency:Ugandan Shilling (UGX)
Average daily budget:UGX428,000
 
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24-hour adult (non-resident)UGX135,760 (USD40)
 
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When should we go there, and for how long?

Average time taken:2 nights
 
Day:Opens:Closes:
everyday6.30am7pm
 
High season:January to March, June to August
Low season:March to May
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Language(s):English, Swahili
Timezone:UTC+03:00
Country calling code:256

How can we get there?

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Geographical feature:Murchison Falls, Victoria Nile
 
Neighboring countries:N/A

The Directions

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The Directions

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The Directions

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What are the numbers and averages?

Number of attractions visited:4
 
Travel time to attractions:45 minutes
Travel time to next location:6 hours, 30 minutes
 
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Size:3,893km2

Local Availability

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Beer (multinational)500ml
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Beer (national)500ml
Fizzy drink1 litre
Fruit juice1 litre
Gin (multinational)1 litre
Gin (national)1 litre
Milk1 litre
Oil1 litre
Rum (multinational)1 litre
Rum (national)1 litre
Vodka (multinational)1 litre
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Water1 litre
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Whisky (national)1 litre
Wine1 bottle
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Almonds100g
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Apples1kg
Bananas1kg
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Bread1 loaf
Carrots1kg
Chillies1kg
Chocolate (multinational)1 bar
Chocolate (national)1 bar
Coconut milk1 can
Cucumber1kg
Eggs1 dozen
Garlic1kg
Ginger1kg
Honey1 jar
Ice cream1 unit
Jam1 jar
Onions1kg
Oranges1kg
Pasta1kg
Peanut butter1 jar
Peanuts100g
Potatoes1kg
Raisins100g
Rice1kg
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Batteries4-pack
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Chilli powder100g
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Turmeric100g
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