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

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      Also known as:Kabalega National Park
       
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      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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      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
       
      Ticket type:Cost:
      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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          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

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