Uganda Safaris

Murchison Falls (Kabalega Falls)

January 19, 2018
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Murchison Falls (Kabalega Falls)

Visit Murchison Falls, previously known as Kabalega falls tumbling down the hillside in the Murchison Falls National Park forming a bridge to the Uganda Western lakes of Kyoga and Albert on the bliss-pool White Nile River in Uganda. On the Murchison falls top summit, It thunders down into a pool like a gigantic water spout squeezing its self through a rocky 7 metres narrow gorge making it way out to lake Albert westwards.

This magical iconic Mediterranean-blue Murchison water fall swishing over the rocks joyfully was honored by the great explorers ie. Florence Baker and Sir Samuel, where Baker had to step in the gushing water falls and thought of naming it Sir Roderick Murchison as he felt the all alone wilderness experience and the pleasing nature around, Of recent, the falls gives an experience sighting back at Uganda’s beauty just as it was 50 years back.

The honory scenery was inviting to all and sundry, it’s on record the former regime of Idi Amin in the late 1970’s was also thrilled to leave a historical mark to this feature, the name was changed to Kabalega Falls following the dynasty of the by then King Kabalega of Bunyoro titled as “Omukama”, the label was however short-lived, the falls were named to “Murchison falls”

Murchison Falls National Park is Uganda’s largest national park that has attracted many tourists from across countries due to its unique magnificent features spanning to cover about 3,893 square kilometres in the districts of Buliisa, Masindi and Kiryandongo

Murchison Falls National Parks

Historical thesis of “Murchison Falls”

It is good to note that also lake Victoria flows in here a volume around 300 cubic meters per second of water over the falls, squeezing into a gorge less than ten metres wide. Historically, its recorded that, Sir Samuel and Florence Baker were the first Europeans to discover Murchison falls as we had earlier said.

: Supported by these falls exists in the northern end of the Albertine Rift Valley, where the sweeping Bunyoro escarpment tumbles into vast, palm-dotted savanna. The park was first gazetted as a game reserve in 1926, it is Uganda’s largest and oldest conservation area, hosting 76 species of mammals and 451 birds.

In Search of magical Authentic Africa on Safari in Uganda, the Murchison falls Vicinity renders an environment that explains the age of modern Tourism, We customise and prepare Murchison Safaris to feel the wrath felt by the famous explorers in the late 60’s. The safari includes numerous activities like Game drives, Boat rides, Birding Murchison falls, Nature walks, Visiting the near by Karuma falls, Murchison falls National park wildlife e.g lions, crocodiles, antelopes, hyenas, leopards, monkeys, hippos etc.