Murchison falls park is a must visit for any tourist planning to a take a holiday in Africa. The top of the falls and the launch cruise are the key attractions. The boat cruise on the Nile River a leads you to the bottom of the magnificent falls from where the falls can be hiked up to the top.
The Nile River stretch offers one of Uganda’s most famous wildlife spectacles. Popular residents of the riverbanks include buffaloes, giraffe and the huge elephants. Nile crocodiles, hippos and birds frequent the Place and are a must see while there.
Today many tourists have been inspired to visit the park as a result of its wildlife diversity. This has inspired tour operators in Uganda to revise safari packages by at least including a visit to Murchison falls with the key attractions. The shortest safari to Murchison falls covers 2 days / 1 night.
A morning game drive to see the early risers in the delta region is more rewarding while on safari at Murchison falls. Sometimes hippos graze around Paraa safari lodge and there are higher chances of seeing them. Paraa safari lodge is referred to as the Jewel of the Nile offering a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. The rooms on the second flow offer a clear view of the Nile River.
Installing a signage by the great- great grandson of the historical European explorer under the names of Sir. Samuel Baker has increased demand by tourists to visit Murchison falls.
Murchison falls celebrates 150th anniversary from the time it was honored as the number one world’s leading wildlife safari destination. Historical landmarks have been put in areas of Gulu, Masindi and Fort Portal to commemorate Explorer Baker’s discovery as well as tracing footsteps in those areas.
Murchison falls was named after the President of the Royal Geographical Society who had come for his expedition in Africa making the park famous and known all over the world.
The Uganda Wildlife Authority together with tour operators in Uganda have worked hand in hand to develop visitor trails leading to the top of the falls. It is now easy to access the falls right from the top to the bottom and from the bottom to the top. The newly added future in Murchison falls are the night game drives.