Are you looking for to spend your free day in Uganda? Worry no more because we have got what you exactly need to make this day an epic adventure that you forever be imprinted in your memories for a lifetime. This is a 1-day bird watching safari in Uganda in Murchison Falls National Park
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This 1 day Uganda birding safari to Murchison falls national park gives you the best of Murchison when it comes to birding as you get to put your birding passion to work as you search for numerous of the 350 bird species that are found here.
Murchison Falls National Park is one of the prime destinations in the pearl of Africa – Uganda. Murchison Falls National Park is usually the beginning or ending point of many Uganda wildlife tours as it lies in the middle of both the southern Uganda safari circuit as well as the east and northeastern Uganda tour circuit. Murchison Falls National Park lies Positioned in the northwestern side of Uganda on the tip of the western arm of the great East African rift valley, it lies is 311km about 5 hours’ drive from Kampala, the Uganda s capital city in the districts of Nwoya, Masindi, Kiryandongo and Buliisa. Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s biggest park spanning an area of about 3,893sq kilometers. Together with Bugungu and Karuma Wildlife Reserves, Murchison Falls National Park forms the greater Murchison Falls Conservation Area covering 5,308km2. This vast expanse of conservation land is dissected by the mighty river Nile on its coarse to the Mediterranean Sea where it pours its waters. River Nile leaves a permanent natural landmark in the middle of the park named Murchison Falls which is the most powerful waterfall in the world that you will always encounter while undertaking your Uganda wildlife safaris. Murchison Falls is among the prime Uganda safaris tour products and it is an amazing encounter as you are amazed by splendid views of the Nile River as it squeezes itself to pass through an 8m ravine before falling 43m below to what has been termed as the Devils Cauldron forming a plume of spray that is accompanied by a thunderous roar. During this 1 day short Uganda tour enjoy a classic birding adventure which puts you on a collision course with over 350 bird species found in this great paradise including specials like the elusive shoebill stork, goliath heron, Egyptian Vulture, Abyssinian Ground Hornbill, Black Headed Lapwing, African Jacana, Black Billed Barbet, Eastern Grey Plantain Eater, Swamp Fly Catcher, Blue Headed Coucal, Denham’s Bustard, Piapiac, Silverbird, Grey Crowned Crane
Highlights of the 1 Day Uganda Birding Safari in Murchison Falls / 1 Day Murchison Falls Safari In Uganda With Classic Boat Cruise
Kick-off this tour Uganda with an early morning pick up from your hotel in Masindi and Packwach then transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Engage in a morning birding session as you drive over northern sector then an afternoon boat ride over the Victoria Nile to the bottom of the falls to give you chance to site the water birds here don’t miss out on that spectacular hike to the top of the falls
Detailed Itinerary of the 1 Day Uganda Birding Safari in Murchison Falls / 1 Day Murchison Falls Safari In Uganda With Classic Boat Cruise
Wake up early and ready yourself for an early morning pick up from your hotel in Masindi and Packwach then transfer to Murchison Falls National Park. Have a nice cup of coffee to get you energized for the day head on this 1-day safari in Uganda. Pick up is done from your hotel in either Masindi or Packwach then embark on a wonderful safari to Uganda road adventure that lasts between 1.5-2.5- hours depending on the point of pick up. On arrival here, transfer to one of the numerous birding spots and start off your spectacular birding safari Uganda encounter as your search for several of the bird species that call this national park home. After enjoying a nice Uganda birding safari session for about 3-4 hours, retreat to one of the lodges found in this great paradise then enjoy a nicely crafted lunch that will tantalise your taste buds as a compliment on this 1tours in Uganda. Brace yourself for the second round of pure bliss as you transfer to the Paara jetty for a spectacular boat cruise that will give you a memorable encounter with numerous waterbird species such as the kingfishers, goliath herons and the shoebills. Enjoy a relaxing cruise over the Victorian Nile waters as you approach the gigantic and thunder roaring Murchison falls at their base formed after wrestling through an 8m ravine before fall tumbling 43m below and forms a plume of spray forming dramatic but beautiful scenery that has been ironically termed as the Devils Cauldron. Jump off the boat and embark on a memorable hike to the top of the falls that will reveal to you the true power of Murchison falls as you get to see the real battle of the water struggles to make out of the gorge and this creates the plume of spray that shower you as you draw close to the edge of the gorge as well as that spectacular rainbow colour reflection as a result of this tenacious struggle. The end of this birding session over the waters of the Nile ends this birding safari that has seen us explore Murchison falls national park. Climax this Uganda safari tour with a return journey to your lodge.
Where else in Uganda to do get a truly magical Uganda wildlife experience?
Uganda is known as the pearl of Africa and you can decide to extend your Uganda tour to other Uganda safari destinations like Murchison Falls National Park Uganda, Kidepo Valley National Park Uganda, Lake Mburo National Park Uganda, Semuliki National Reserve Uganda
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