Experiencing the strength and power of the Nile River can only be done in Murchison falls national park – the oldest and largest safari park in Uganda. This safari destination features the might River Nile which bisects Murchison Falls National Park to form the southern and northern sections. At the park’s spectacular waterfall, the Victoria River fires off violently forcing its way through a narrow gorge about 6-7 meters wide in the rift valley escarpment.
The banks of the Nile river attracts a huge number of stunning wildlife that comes to quench off its thirsty thus while on a boat cruise to experience the bottom of Murchison falls, grab a chance to sight many animals including herds of African buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, big number of hippos wallowing plus the Nile Crocodiles among others plus many colorful bird species.
When you reach a hiking point, you get off the boat and begin a hike to the top of the falls, here you groove on a perfect view of the eye catching waterfalls plus the river exploding violently with great noise below.
It is important to note that since Murchison falls national park is the biggest conservation area in Uganda, it covers an area of about 3,840 square kilometers. The park is famously known for hosting the magical Murchison waterfalls from which derives its name.
Wildlife in Murchison falls national park
There are about 76 mammal species and over 451 colorful birds species found in Murchison Falls National Park. It is important to note that most of the wildlife in Murchison falls national park dominates the northern section, on this note, game drive in the park is extremely rewarding in the north of the Nile river, here you enjoy sighting lots of African animal kingdom namely; buffaloes, lions, elephants, giraffes, different species of antelope among other plus many exciting bird species.
The Nile Delta
This is the point where the beautiful Victoria Nile joins lake Albert. If you are a bird lover, a Nile delta boat cruise to this place is a must, on the shores of the Nile, you catch glimpse of a variety of colorful bird species including the rare prehistoric shoebill stork among other hundreds of bird species.
The Fall of the water features white snow which has beautified the dark cliffs covering the water as the amazing palms of the tropics as well as wild plantation dominate thus giving the area a magnificent look. This is the might powerful waterfall of the Nile River in Uganda which attracts many tourists all over the world coming on a Uganda Safari.
For about 150 years of existence, the views of the Nile delta has remained magical, stunning update whilst the wildlife levels in the park’s environment are highly recovering after the reduction in the 1970s and 1980s due the political wars thus making the Murchison falls national park one of the top popular safari destination in Uganda.
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