Murchison Falls National Park is named after the mighty Murchison falls where the Nile, the longest river in the world, is forced through a narrow gap in the rock (only 7 meters wide), before ferociously plunging down 43 meters.
The park has wildlife including crocodiles, buffaloes, hippos, Uganda kobs, waterbucks, birds like the rare shoebill, lions, chimpanzees etc
The launch trip on the Nile from Paraa to the foot of Murchison Falls to the substructure of the mighty Murchison falls where sinister water escapes from the narrow gorge, an opportunity to see the amazing hippos, crocodiles, water birds along the river banks enabling a wonderful birding safari in search for birds like the rare shoebill, fish eagles, cormorants, herons, bee-eaters and kingfishers.
View Elephants, Buffaloes, Bushbucks, Lions, Giraffes, elephants and a variety of bird species.
The walk at Kaniyo Pabidi in search for Chimpanzees is the most famous activity in the park. You will also see many forest birds, including the puvel’s illadopsis and the white-thigh hornbill found nowhere else in East Africa, the chocolate-backed kingfisher, cormorants, herons and many more.
The falls are a home to Nile Perch and tiger-fish, which provide an exciting and amazing experience to anglers.
Animals, birds and plants can be viewed and observed on foot, while enjoying the calmness of nature.
Top of the Fall Trail:
Guests can hike to the top of the falls, and experience the mighty Murchison falls.