Murchison falls conservation Area covering 5,072 square kilometers is one of Uganda’s largest and oldest protected areas lying at the northern end of the Albertine Rift valley.
The altitude range from 619m at the delta on Lake Albert and 1.292 m at Rabongo hill It is named after the breath-taking spectacular water falls on the Great River Nile A boat launch to the bottom of the falls enables you to view the water falls as it thesaurus through a 7M wide rocky cleft dropping to 43M.
The park is named after the marvelous falls on the river, which encounters a narrow cleft in the Rift Valley Escarpment, and then it is transformed into a froth of thunderous white water, with no comparison to any other site in East Africa.
The vegetation is characterized by savannah, riverine forest and woodland. Game drive provides a game viewing opportunity at close quarters to see lions, leopards, giraffes, buffalos, Elephants, Uganda Kob and countless herds of impalas. Budongo forest is home to chimpanzees and other primates; chimpanzee also bird watching in Budongo Forest and Kanyiyo Pabidi Forest Reserve can be done here.
Accommodation in Murchison falls safari park
Paara Safari Lodge
It’s perched above the White Nile with breathtaking views over the falls. Enjoy different park views while sitting on the verandah of the Explorer’s bar, or relaxing at the White Nile pool bar and listening to the hippos only yards away.
Sambiya River Lodge
This is the perfect location for those who want to experience the unique ambiance of Africa. Sambiya river lodge has 20 thatched cottages, they include either one or two bed rooms with its own private bathroom facilities as well as a veranda from which guests can relax and enjoy the beauty of Africa.
Chobe Safari Lodge
Located in the Murchison Falls National Park, this Five Star lodge is undoubtedly the gem in Uganda’s crown of tourism destinations. The breathtaking panoramic views, coupled with the sounds of the River Nile’s magnificent rapids, sets the scene for an adventure that will impress even the most discerning of visitors. Chobe Safari Lodge offers a unique opportunity to sample the wildlife, birds, flora and fauna; all in an area of the park that has yet to be discovered. This area of Murchison Falls National Park is ideal for fishing, and will revive this newly.
Nile Safari Lodge
This lodge is suited on the southern banks of river Nile surrounded by the well-to-do papyrus forest Nile Safari Lodge is designed to with beautiful wooden chalets along with lavishness tents that are located in a perfect area to give an amazing view of the park along with the African wilderness. Nile safari lodge is well designed with ten spacious rooms, 5 wooden chalets as well as lavishness tents that are well equipped with en-suited washrooms along with air conditioned rooms that are comfortable. Luxury balconies that will give a perfect view of the area.
Facilities. The lodge has high quality facilities that include a full stocked bar, restaurant with both international and local foods, the lounge along with the beautiful wilderness. Camp fire in the evening accompanied with traditional dancing. The swimming tools help you to cool off the heat of the day and after the long day’s activities.