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Murchison Falls National Park

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Address: Murchison Falls | P.O.Box 455, Masindi, Uganda
Phone Number: 41 4355000
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Amazing visit

We have visited the park on 4th feb . I have seen many animals like deer,giraffs, wild beasts, elephants and lions in their natural habitate. The location of murchison falls in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We have visited the park on 4th feb . I have seen many animals like deer,giraffs, wild beasts, elephants and lions in their natural habitate. The location of murchison falls in the park is also a good site for tourists. The victoria nile deminishes its span up to seven meters building a very strong water force. The flora and fauna... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

the road is in poor condition. about 80 kms is dusty and very bumpy.. i would advise any interested travellers to come mentally prepared to sacrifice abit of their comfort on the road. though the experience is definately worth it at the end of it all

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Murchison is Uganda's only National Park which has all "big five". Buffalos, elephants, lions, leopards are best to be seen in the northern part (above the Nile)Rhinos were sadly extinguished but are now being bred again in the rhino sanctuary south of the park. Activities include birding, chimpanzee treking in budongo Forest,safari drive, nature walk, visiting the murchison falls,fishing,boat trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Beauty is best at this place, Wild and Wild, Elephant trumping, Lion roaming around, Tall giraffes, verity of deers all around. Lovely our tour was successful we saw every animal in the jungle accept panther.

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The park is bisected by the Nile, giving the option of two very different wildlife viewing experiences, river viewing and savannah viewing. And of course, fall viewing! I highly recommend that you avail yourself of some history of the exploration of the area, if not before, then during your visit. I learned the history later and so missed the signifigance... More 

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Osthammar, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Easy to drive around on your own, not many other cars. Presented lots of different kind of animals, moneys, elephants, giraffs, hippos, hyena etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lots of animals but few predators. Jacksons Hartebeest, Savannah monkeys and Oribi are all good to see. The bird list is extensive. But.... if you are looking for lions, leopards and cheetah you will be dissapointed.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I loved our visit to Murchison Falls. Seeing the falls is worth the trip alone but there's much more to see and the scenery is outstanding. We saw a great many giraffe and lots of other animals, but I enjoyed the scenery almost as much as the animal sightings.

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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We took a boat ( which in Uganda there can be a lot of down time and waiting but if you know this in advance it is easy to be patient) down the River Nile to the falls area, got off for the hiking tour and had the most amazing hike up this beautiful trail to the top of the... More 

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Jonkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Started from Kampala; Rhino-tracking 1rst day, 1/2 day game drive (lots of animals!), Nile cruise and hike to Murchison falls 2nd day. Chimp-tracking 3rd day. Excellent hotel 1rst night: Paraa Safari Lodge. Basic but nice accomodation 2nd night: Budongo Eco-Lodge. Don't go with 'Travel 256 Ltd' / 'Go Uganda Tours' though, choose a more reliable tour operator!

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