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Murchison falls National Park Safari


Among Uganda's oldest preservation areas, it was firstly gazetted as a game reserve in 1926 for  protection of a savanna that Winston Churchill described as ‘Kew Gardens in 1907 and the zoo combined on an boundless scale'. Murchison safari tour Uganda 3 days Murchison Falls has acquired a number of notable foreign visitors. In 1907, Winston Churchill hiked up, boated & bicycled up the Nile corridor close to the Falls.In 1909 he was followed by Theodore Roosevelt during a hunting safari that cost, by now prices, a phenomenal US$1.8m!
Murchison Falls National Park Safari Uganda The Falls offered a background for Humphrey Bogart in John Huston's well known movie in 1951, The African vacation tours and safaris Queen filmed on the location along the Murchison Nile as well as on Lake Albert.Also the British royals have visited Murchison,In 1930 it was the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) and later on the Queen Mother in 1959.The minor happy famous person visitor was Ernest Hemingway that was in 1954 when he literally dropped in. His aim was simply to pass over the waterfall however his airplane clipped an old telegraph wire strung over the gorge & cartwheeled into the riverine forest. Hemingway with his wife were saved and taken to Butiaba where their rescue airplane crashed while taking off.The safari holiays park is bisected by Victoria Nile which first heads down 80km of white water rapids ahead f plunging 40m across the remnant rift valley barricade at Murchison Falls, the centerpiece of the park. This waterfall  got its name in 1864 by the wellknown explorer Samuel Baker who believed it as the most significant object all through African Safari Destinations

Murchison falls National Park Safari | National Park Tour

Day 1  -Depart For Murchison Falls National Park


After breakfast, depart early at 0700hrs to Murchison falls and drive through the beautiful country side. Drive through the famous Luwero triangle. Take a stop over at Masindi hotel for lunch. Continue through the park stopping at the top of the falls , where the longest river is forced through a narrow gap in the rock (only 7 meters wide), before ferociously plunging down 43 meters, and have  a game viewing experience on the way to view buffalos, hippos, elephants and many more.
Overnight at a Luxurious Paraa Safari Lodge/Midrange Sambiya River lodge/Budget Red Chili Camp (Full Board)


Day 2:-Game Drives and Boat Trips


This day,have anearly morning game drive through the park to view Giraffe, leopard,  hyenas, Oribi, Elephants, lions, Bushbuck and many more. Drive back to the lodge for lunch and then take a boat trip along the Nile with views of hippos, elephants, Nile crocodiles and allows you more bird watching of species like the shoebill, colored kingfishers and bee-eaters darting along the riverbanks.
Overnight at a Luxurious Paraa Safari Lodge/Midrange Sambiya River lodge/Budget Red Chili Camp (Full Board)


Day 3: Depart For Kampala

After break fast, we will depart to Kampala arriving in the early evening. Otherwise transfer to the airport to catch your flight back home.



 


   
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