MURCHISON FALLS TOUR- 1 DAY

Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s largest National Park and a favourite destination for safaris. The park is situated north of Masindi , approximately 100 kilometers from Gulu. Boat trips operate from Paraa to the foot of Murchison Falls and take approximately 3 hours. These enable you to see hippos, crocodiles and birdlife up close.  There are also nature walks to the Top of the falls and also  at Koniyo Pabidi Forest reserve  , where you can trek Chimpanzees. Koniyo Pabidi is on the Masindi -Paraa road,  8 kms from Kichumbanyobo ( main) park gate.
Accommodation within the park includes the budget accommodation at Red Chilie camp, Mid-range accommodation at Sambiya River Lodge and Luxury accommodation at Paraa Safari Lodge and Nile Safari Camp.
Accessibility to Murchison Falls from Gulu Town is quite simple and we access the Park via the Purongo , northern gate that takes approximately 2 hours drive from Gulu Town

Itinerary

Depart Gulu at 6.30am after an early morning cup of tea/coffee start the day with a  drive to the Murchison Falls NP. We access the park via the northern gate that is Tanga Gate. The game drive then begins as soon as we enter this gate, On the drive you may see different animals unique to the African Savannah vegetation. These include lions, leopards, giraffes, antelopes, elephants, and many warthogs. Go to the lodge for lunch and later take a launch cruise on the Nile River. The cruise which takes you to the bottom of the thundering falls involve a scenic view of schools of hippos, huge crocodiles, buffaloes, elephants and a variety of water birds such as the rare shoebill, cormorants, ducks, bee-eaters, skimmers, fish eagle, kingfishers and herons.
After the boat safari we head back to Gulu.

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