Murchison falls national park wildlife – Murchison falls national park is blessed to have a variety of animal’s species these has promoted a lot of activities around the park including Game Drives, Launch Cruise, Nature walks, Hike to the top of the falls. The park harbours many animals and its best known to be a home of four of the big five game which include the lions, Buffalos these are in a large number, Elephants these are the big giants of the game park, the Rhinos currently at Ziwa Rhino sanctuary enroute to Murchison falls national park. you are able to do Rhino tracking if one has interest it this activity. At the park, you can also sight species like the Uganda kob, oribi, Jacksons hartebeest, grey duiker, and the bushbuck, hyena and a lot more. The Victoria Nile offers you a great opportunity to sight water animals that you don’t want to miss at any point of your visit to Murchison falls national park, during the launch cruise along the River Nile, you will sight large herds of hippos in the water and along the river shores, crocodiles around the sandbanks enjoying the sun and a lot more water birds.
The other interesting activity you can engage in while at Murchison falls national park is chimpanzee trekking activity this is done at the Budongo forest in Murchison falls national park. The rare patas monkeys can by chance be spotted on the grassy plains.
The giraffes are scares and not in all national parks, the Rothschild giraffes are only found in Uganda the only national parks where you can sight this animal is in lake Mburo national park, kidepo valley national park
Murchison falls national park which has the largest number of giraffes in Uganda and its one of the best location to sight the giraffes.
Kidepo valley national park –Uganda
Kidepo valley is also the best location to sight these giraffes being sparsely populated by tourists and the vegetation is not very thick enables you to view the giraffes at a distance without any destruction from tall vegetation.
Lake- Mburo national park –Uganda
Lake mburo national park is one of the best home for the giraffes since its occupied by the many acacia shrubs which is best known to be the food on which the giraffes feed on. Following the recent relocation of giraffes from Murchison falls national park to lake mburo, there is now 15 giraffes found in lake mburo national park.
Best time for viewing the murchison falls national park wildlife
Murchison falls national park is Uganda largest national park harbouring a lot of animal’s species which has facilitated many activities like game drives, launch cruise along the river Nile, Hike to the falls and many more. This means that, Murchison falls national park can be visited throughout the year, but the recommended best time of the year is the dry seasons of December to February by this time, they gather around the River Nile which makes it an easy spot to sight the wild animals.