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Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

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The Murchison Falls National Park is without doubt Uganda's true gem. In one word, it's STARTLING! You will be thrilled with some of the unforgettable scenes here;

The park lies in north western Uganda, spreading inland from the shores of lake Albert along the Victoria Nile.

River Nile plunges into a narrow gorge at Murchison falls surrounded by tropical green forest Murchison Falls - Photo by; Mark Jordahl

Tourist, travellers and professional photographers agree; this place is quite easily the most striking place and hugely popular in Uganda. Perhaps the largest of all national parks, Murchison Falls National Park is endowed with the mighty River Nile that cuts through it with breath taking scenes.

Herd of elephants feeding on grass in Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda Herd of elephants - Photo by; Mark Jordahl

The Nile plunges through a narrow gorge at high speed forming magnificent waterfalls (the Murchison falls) about 45m high before converting into an easy-flowing river whose banks are thronged with crocodiles, hippos, water bucks and buffaloes. The vegetation is the savannah, purely untouched river line forest and woodlands. Believe you, me, the scenery here is unrivalled.

The park has got such a collection of wildlife; you will catch a glimpse of elephants, lions, leopards, giraffes, chimpanzees and many bird species including the rare shoebill.

To get the most out of your visit to this park, you will need some bit of inside knowledge;

Here is a quick preview and facts about Murchison Falls National Park; the size, the location, climate, habitant and nature and more...

Nursery of Hippos in river Nile with papyrus in Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda Murchison Falls - Photo by; Mark Jordahl

And here is more Visitors' information - including; how to get to and around the park, accommodation facilities, camping, best times to visit and more ... All you need to know about this place.

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