LARGE GROUP SAFARIS TO MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Large group safaris to Murchison Falls National Park explained. Murchison Falls National Park 3,840 km2 located average 300km north of Kampala is every adventurer’s dream destination. Murchison Falls National Park strength lies in large geographic area coverage, magnificent landscape and land features and a rich diversity of vegetation, tree and plant life. A steep escarpment splits the park with large part falling onto the floor of Albertine rift valley. The Nile with her thunderous strength bisects the park from east to west before roaring onto Lake Albert. The Nile and Lake Albert are the blood vessels that nourish a wide range of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and other wildlife species resident in the park. The Budongo rainforest covers large parts of her southern extremes giving way to woodland bush and thickets. Wetland vegetation; swamp, papyrus, water lilies and others cover the hem of the Nile. The scenery Murchison Falls National Park north of the Nile is breathtaking with open savannas dominated by borassus palms, acacias and grasslands extending into the skies. The Murchison Falls National park is an appealing travel destination that has something unique for everyone in large groups.
What is there to see in Murchison for Large group safaris?
The scenic landscape and land features;
Murchison Falls National Park is largely flat landscape sitting on the floor of the Albertine rift. The bed of the rift is magnificent savannas dotted with beautiful acacias, borassus palms and green carpet of grasslands that spread beyond the skies. The Nile at Murchison Falls crushes 45m down hard rock with thunderous vibrations audible a distance away. After the falls, the Nile loses all her strengths forming a handful of land features steep cliffs, meanders, sand dunes, deltas, before staggering home into Lake Albert. The breathtaking natural beauty attracts large groups on exploration and adventurous safaris.
A rich diversity of vegetation in Murchison Falls National Park offers conducive natural habitat to a variety of different mammal species. The park boasts of no less than 75 mammal species. The rainforest, woodland and bush and closed up thick vegetation host fruit eating birds, primate species and ground mammals that adapt to live solitary, small herd or highly secretive lifestyle. Open savannas and grasslands host mammal species that live in large herds, carnivores that procure food through chase hunting and scavenging birds and others flocking in large swarms. The Nile and Lake Albert host hippopotamus, crocodiles, fish, birds and other water species. Large group safaris have opportunities of exploring and getting satisfied of Murchison Falls National large collection of mammal species and population density.
Birds and bird watching safaris;
Murchison Falls National Park is a diverse habitat with a variety of vegetation species and home to more than 450 bird species. Murchison Falls National Park is blessed with the Nile and Lake Albert that host water birds. Budongo forest is home to rare forest birds while vast open woodlands, savannas, and grasslands are home to large collection of bird species. Birds of prey and scavenging follow large herds of mammals searching for small prey and predator mammal leftovers to feed on. The Albertine rift and plains of Murchison falls national park are crossing corridor and resting place for international migrating birds en route to and fro Europe. Murchison Falls National Park is an Important Birding Area in Uganda that hosts large group bird-watching expeditions.
Game viewing safaris:
The open savannah grasslands north of the Nile are full to the brim with a large collection of different mammal species in uncountable herds. Large herds of elephants and towers of giraffes browse the acacias while buffalos, hippopotamuses, waterbucks, Uganda kobs, Jackson’s hartebeest, bushbucks, warthogs, oribi and bushbucks graze the fresh grasslands to carpet levels. Predating carnivores; lions, leopards, hyenas, side stripped jackals lay behind the thickets in ambush waiting to strike anytime. Big swarms of beautiful birds give the wilderness a magnificent rainbow of colors. Early morning and late evening game viewing safaris on smooth dirt tracks give large group adventurers easy access close to mammals and other beautiful attractions. Night game viewing safaris with armed ranger escorts give adventurers an opportunity to spot nocturnal wildlife species with occasional sighting of porcupines, civets, hedgehogs and nightjars amongst others. Large group travelers with safari guides ably engage in game viewing safaris in overland trucks, buses, convoy of customized safari vans and land cruisers.
The Nile bisects Murchison Falls national park from east to west and is lifeline for all wildlife species in the park. Some wildlife species; hippos, crocodiles, fish, reptiles and water birds amongst others inhabit the Nile as permanent residence. Others stroll to the banks of the Nile for watering, cool off the heat of the day or lay ambush for prey. The Nile is a ideal place to spot some rare wildlife species, capture amazing photographs or relax and enjoy the beauty of Uganda wilderness safari. Scheduled boat cruises on the Nile give adventurers an opportunity to view the falls from the bottom elevation, spot rare wildlife species. An exclusive boat cruise to the Nile delta is an opportunity to spot beautiful water birds in particular the hard to spot Shoebill stork. The boat cruise sundowners is a special way to get away from the noise and life stresses of the world and harmonize all body, soul and mind, hold happiness in your own palms and wind up the day. Boat cruise on the Nile is an exciting way for large traveling groups to bond, network and build teams while exploring and adventuring.
the magnificent beauty of Murchison falls national park is beyond imagination. However travel in vehicles or boat cruise may not comb all attractions in hidden corners because of vegetation, rough terrain or other natural obstacles. Walking safaris is an ideal way of exploring unreachable areas and make individual discoveries. Large group walking safaris explore Budongo forest, top of the falls and make unbelievable discoveries. Walking in large groups make the journey fun, exciting and seem shorter. Group members boost morale of each other and share life experiences.
Budongo rainforest largely covers entire south of Murchison Falls National Park. It is a natural barrier separating human settlements and wildlife. Large mammals resident in Budongo rainforest amongst others include forest elephants, forest buffalos, giant forest hogs, forest pigs, hippopotamus, duikers, a host of forest bird species, insects, reptiles, and many others. Most forest-ground mammals are shy, secretive, and very hard to spot. Primate species in Budongo rainforest include Black and White colobus, Red tailed monkey, olive baboons, velvet monkeys, blue monkeys, bush babies, and chimpanzees amongst others. Chimpanzee is humankind close relative in the wilderness sharing 98.7% genes with humankind. A few chimpanzee groups in Budongo rainforest are habituated and open to visitors for commercial tours. Chimpanzee tracking is a large group activity with an entourage of ranger escorts, porters, and visitors exploring into the rainforest walking in footsteps of feeding chimpanzees.
traveling in large group for Ugandan safari has multiple advantages. Individuals from different backgrounds explore together, make exciting discoveries, build strong bonds, and pool resources to bring safari costs down. Murchison Falls National Park has magnificent spots in quiet corners teeming with beautiful attractions, away from the public eye and ideal for large group camping safaris. Large group camping safaris in the wilderness give members unique experiences they would otherwise experience as individuals. The individuals in large group tame their fear and get extra courage in numbers to face any challenges in the wilderness; harsh weather, wild animals, combine efforts in tasks, roles, and assignments. Members on large group camping safari pass time in extracurricular camp games, sports, and entertainment that give group safaris unique experiences in huge proportions.
the Victoria Nile in Murchison Falls National Park is a mammal and other wildlife blood vessel. It is a major spot for watering mammals, cooling off and habitat for hippos, crocodiles, reptiles, birds, and other water species. The Nile is also a unique spot for sport fishing on an international scale. Hooking up a huge Nile perch standing in a canoe close to yawning hippos and crocodiles or elephants and buffalos cooling off on the shores gives adventure a whole new dimension. Participants in large groups descend on the Nile on schedule for the calendar year for an international sport fishing competition. Large group sport fishing expeditions are a viable option that gives members unique ways of exploring Murchison Falls National Park’s astounding beauty.
Hot air baron safaris
Murchison Falls National Park is an absolute beauty with astonishingly scenic landscapes, a large collection of mammals in huge herds, and multiple species. Beautiful birds in large swarms and various shapes, characters, and behaviors paint the horizons a galaxy of colors. Nevertheless, some attractions in Murchison Falls National Park are inaccessible on tracks or boats in strange hidden corners. Hot air baron safari is an extremely exciting and unique way of exploring the wilderness and getting happiness within easy reach. Members in floating baron just pinpoint particular exciting spots of interest to explore and the wish is granted. Hot air baron safaris cover a wider area in a limited time, hit target attractions easily, and explore virgin areas unknown to many other adventurers on land.
Educational research safaris:
Murchison Falls National Park is a wilderness laboratory and natural library for educational institutions. The wilderness gives large groups of scientific researchers, students on educational tours, large groups with particular expeditions,s and others a hands-on opportunity to put the classroom work into practice. The boardroom directors shake off the rigors of neckties, office desks,s, and rolling chairs and come face to face with the realities of nature with less human interference. Large group members from different backgrounds and settings with similar educational interests acquire correlating knowledge from the same wildlife experts in record time at relatively subsidized expenses. Large group members share life experiences, acquire similar interpretations of wilderness events, and get common solutions.
Murchison Falls National Park is a safari destination with various interests and catering for everyone. There are luxury safari camps for executive travelers, and mid-range and budget safari camps in different locations to offer travelers a wide range of choices and options. The student center at Para gives comfortable accommodation to large group students on educational tours or large group travelers. There is no restaurant at Student Centre and travelers prepare their own meals. Camping in Murchison Falls National Park is very possible in designated areas or places of adventurers’ choice at an extra charge. Whatever the choice of accommodation, Murchison Falls National Park accommodates everyone depending on travelers’ budgets and tastes.
Murchison Falls National Park is an average of 300km north of Kampala Capital City through Masindi town, an average of 80km close. Though a distance away from urban life, Murchison Falls National Park is possibly the easily accessible conservation area with Para; the park headquarters on the national tarmac road grid. Large overland trucks, buses, vans, or customized safari vehicles easily access the park and all wildlife attractions. Two airstrips one at Pakuba, north of the Nile and Bugungu, south of the Nile host light aircrafts with limited number of passengers.
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