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Hiking to the top of the Murchison falls National park on a Uganda safaris is a remarkable experience while on a boat cruise in Murchison falls National park. Heritage safaris will ensure to take you to this spectacular place as you enjoy your trip in Uganda. Murchison falls National park is the biggest of the 10 parks sitting on the land area of 3840sq.kms lying in the extreme North western side of Uganda.
Hiking to the top of the Murchison falls offers moderate trek unlike to the summits of the Rwenzori Mountain ranges. It is short hike and it isn’t very exhausting though it requires some level of fitness. The hike to the top of the falls takes the shortest time, about 45 minutes as you dock at Sir Samuel Rock. Areas of interest, capture the best pictures of the falls while at its base and finally at the top. At the top of falls, you will be observing how this powerful natural wonder forces itself in to a narrow rock, estimated to be 8m. You will see rainbow formed and this is a permanent feature here.
Murchison falls then plunges about 45 meters down, creating a powerful roar. On the other side of Murchison falls, there is Uhuru falls. This comes with breathtaking sceneries for you to enjoy.
Planning to go hiking to the top of falls on Uganda safaris in Murchison falls National park?
Here is the list of things you should have to make your hike memorable;
Comfortable walking or hiking shoes/boots, sunscreen, long-sleeved shirts, bottled water, insect repellents and many others.
Can I hike at the top of Murchison falls?
Hiking to the top of Murchison falls is an all year round experience, expect when there is increased water levels. As of 2021 water levels at Murchison falls kept increasing making it a little challenging to the top of the falls. The available alternative for guests who are interested experiencing the hike is embarking on a down slope walk till the bottom and then return to the to the top.