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Murchison Falls National Park Tours

Murchison Falls National Park
This massive park in the countryside of Uganda is home to the famed Rabonga Forest, the Nile River and plenty of wildlife. Travelers will find hippos, chimps and plenty of crocodiles on a visit to this stunning natural wonderland. 

Travelers can take a boat cruise along the Nile and get up close to bathing elephants, water buffalo and massive hippos. Game drives through the vast savannah showcase the best of this country’s wildlife, including giraffes, warthogs, baboons, honey badgers and even an occasional lion! Some tour outfits offer birding adventures for those who want to check winged creatures off their Life List and chimp walks through the landscapes give visitors once-in-a-lifetime access to these incredible primates. Travelers can purchase handmade items and unique souvenirs at nearby Boomu Women’s Group and support this unique female-run collective. 

Practical Info

The park is beautiful to visit anytime of year, but travelers should be advised that rains occur most often between April and May and October and November. Visitors must hire their own car or driver to enter the park, as there is no public transportation. A one-day permit costs US$30, which is included in most tour prices.
Address: Lolim, Uganda
Hours: Open year round
Admission: A one-day permit costs US$30
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2 Days Safari to Murchison Falls National Park

2 Days Safari to Murchison Falls National Park

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The 2 Days Uganda wildlife safari to Murchison Falls National Park takes you to the magical tour to the top of the Murchison Falls – World’s most powerful waterfall, a memorable game drive in the open savannah landscapes of Murchison Falls National Park with sights of African elephants, the Cape Buffaloes, the Jackson’s Hartebeest, the lions, the Rothschild Giraffes, the Oribis, Uganda Kobs, the leopards among other species. The Safari also features the Nile Launch cruise which extends for several Kilometers to the bottom of the falls offering possible sights of Hippos, Nile Crocodiles & the birds like the Shoebill stork. It a magical short wildlife in Uganda featuring lots of game viewing, adventure and recreation.
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  • 2 days
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US$553.85
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US$553.85

3 Days 2 Nights Murchison Falls National Park Safari

3 Days 2 Nights Murchison Falls National Park Safari

Gain a comprehensive overview of Murchison Falls National Park in just three days on this all-inclusive tour from Kampala. Spot African wildlife such as lions, buffalo, and giraffes as you explore the park by safari vehicle, boat, and on foot, benefiting from the insider knowledge and undivided attention of your private guide, and enjoy an immersive park experience with overnight park lodge accommodation included.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$590.00
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US$590.00
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3-Day Safari in Murchison Falls National Park with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

3-Day Safari in Murchison Falls National Park with Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

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Travelling to Murchison falls National Park makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world, we usher you into different activities like game drives to spot at a number of beautiful wildlife species like the Lions, Antelopes like the Jackson's heart beasts, water bucks, warthogs, elephants, giraffes, among others, then hiking to the top of the falls and finally a great, memorable and unforgettable 3 hours boat ride experience on the Nile River to critically observe and hear the sounds of the falling waters of the Murchison falls.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$717.95
Price varies by group size
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US$717.95
Price varies by group size

3-Day Luxury Uganda Safari- Murchison Falls National Park

3-Day Luxury Uganda Safari- Murchison Falls National Park

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This tour will take you to Murchison Falls National Park where the waters of the Nile River squeeze through a narrow gorge. This is also home to a number of mammals and has Uganda's largest population of Nile crocodiles. Along the way, be prepared to meet rhinos as we make a stop at the Ziwa Rhino Santuary, a private, non-profit, animal sanctuary in Uganda. Throughout this tour, you will stay in luxury accommodation while our staff ensures that you get quality customer service at all times. All meals are included except for breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day. All accommodation are included except on the day before the tour departs and the last day of the tour.
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  • 3 days
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US$1,410.26
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US$1,410.26

3Day safari to murchison falls national park

3Day safari to murchison falls national park

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This 3 Day safari will take you to Uganda’s largest national park known as Murchison Falls National Park, on your way you shall have a stop over at ziwa rhino sanctuary for rhino trekking. here, you shall be able to see both black and white rhinos then there after, you proceed to the park which is situated in Northwestern Uganda on an area of 3,840 sq km, gazetted in 1926 as a game reserve. It is classified with Savannah grasslands, and the Victoria Nile that flows through separating it into two (the northern and southern bank). Murchison Falls is home to over 451 bird species such as the Great blue Turaco, Goliath heron, african fish eagles, the Shoe bill, and the dwarf kingfisher among others, 76 mammal species, a big number of Nile crocodiles and above all the magnificent and thunderous Murchison Falls squeezing their way through a gorge that is 8m wide. You will have an opportunity to enjoy both your game drives and the boat cruises along the Nile River.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$717.95
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US$717.95

The 3 day Murchison Falls National Park safari andTour

The 3 day Murchison Falls National Park safari andTour

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Appreciating Uganda’s unique natural landscape can be tricky for visitors to the capital on limited time. Take a break from the city and discover Murchison Falls National Park on a 3-day tour, maximizing your time with several sightseeing experiences included along the way. Search for native wildlife, cruise along the Nile, and absorb views of the Kabalega Falls, benefiting from insights provided by your guide.
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  • 3 days
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US$820.52
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US$820.52

2 Days Murchison Falls National Park

2 Days Murchison Falls National Park

The Murchison Falls, also referred to as the Kabarega Falls. It actually breaks the stunning Victoria Nile that flows across Uganda’s northern region from the vast Lake Victoria to the deep Lake Kyoga and continuing to the northern tip of Lake Albert within the western arm of the great East African Rift. This 2 days trip gives you an opportunity to explore Uganda’s largest and oldest conservation area, hosting over 76 animal species and 451 bird species.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$841.03
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US$841.03
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3 day Rhino Tracking & Murchison Falls National Park Safari

3 day Rhino Tracking & Murchison Falls National Park Safari

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Travellers will experience and enjoy the world greatest waterfall and view abundant wildlife through game drives, boat cruise and view the most endangered species of white Rhinos at Ziwa Sanctuary.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$669.00
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US$669.00
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2 Day Big Five Safari To Murchison Falls National Park

2 Day Big Five Safari To Murchison Falls National Park

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This trip gives travelers an opportunity to see all the Big Five of Africa in one place, plus the majestic waterfalls which squeeze through a 6m gap in the rock
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$780.00
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US$780.00

3-Day Mind Refreshing in Murchison Falls National Park

3-Day Mind Refreshing in Murchison Falls National Park

This 3-day safari takes you to the best of what Murchison Falls National Park has to offer. You will experience a boat cruise on the Nile, spotting animals on the banks such as Hippos, crocodiles, buffalo, elephants and many birds will be seen, as well as embark on two game-drives on the savanna and to the top of the impressive falls. You will also take part in an exciting trek for rhinos at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$700.00
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US$700.00

Three days murchison falls National park adventure

Three days murchison falls National park adventure

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Murchison falls national park has a river flowing through it and its not just a river but historic River Nile which is one of Africa's natural wonders and it has the most powerful waterfall in the world. Murchison falls national park offers more things to do and see and the tour will capture most of the African wild experience.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1,179.49
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US$1,179.49

3 Days Murchison falls National Park Safari

3 Days Murchison falls National Park Safari

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This 3-day safari will take you to Uganda’s largest park known as Murchison falls National Park, situated in Northwestern Uganda on an area of 3,840 sqkm, gazette in 1926 as a game reserve. It is classified with Savannah grasslands and the Victoria Nile that flows through separating it into two (The Northern and the Southern bank). Murchison falls is a home to over 451 bird species such as the Great blue Turaco, Goliath heron, the Shoebill, and the dwarf kingfisher among others, 76 mammal species, a big number of crocodiles and the above all the magnificent and thunderous Murchison Falls squeezing their way through a gorge that is 8m wide. All said, you will have an opportunity to enjoy the Game drives and the boat cruises while at the falls.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$840.00
Price varies by group size
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US$840.00
Price varies by group size
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Murchison Falls National Park - See the BIG 5

Murchison Falls National Park - See the BIG 5

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This is the perfect trip for people who don't have the time or budget to see the entire country, but like to see most populair National Park of Uganda.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$500.52
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US$500.52

Murchison Falls National Park Budget Safari - 2 DAYS

Murchison Falls National Park Budget Safari - 2 DAYS

Murchison Falls stands as the largest National Park in Uganda covering approximately 3,877 Sq. km and one of the most spectacular in Africa. At the Murchison Falls, the Nile River plunges through a narrow crevice and over a 40-meter drop. WHAT TO EXPECT; 1. Murchison Falls National Park Game drive 2. Launch River Cruise to the bottom of the Falls 3. Mild Bird watching at the River Banks 4. Hike to the Top of the Murchison Falls
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$769.24
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US$769.24

2 Day Murchison Falls National Park Safari

2 Day Murchison Falls National Park Safari

Explore Murchison falls National Park in Uganda! This 2 Day safari will take you to the wilderness in Murchison Falls National Parks. Enjoy the jungle to experience the wildlife, birds in Uganda.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1,031.80
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US$1,031.80

3 Days 2 Nights Murchison Falls National Park

3 Days 2 Nights Murchison Falls National Park

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This trip gives you a lot to experience in such a short time, Murchison Falls are the strongest falls in the world, and the animals, its a not to miss trip
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1,500.00
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US$1,500.00

2-Day Murchison Falls National Park Safari With Boat Cruise(Mid-range or Luxury)

2-Day Murchison Falls National Park Safari With Boat Cruise(Mid-range or Luxury)

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Murchison Falls is the ultimate wilderness get-away (no cities for miles) and there aren’t many other tourists. Enjoy an un-touristy, authentic, low-key experience and see four out of the Big Five: lions, elephants, leopards, and Cape buffalos. The only member of the Big Five you won’t see? Rhinos, but these are available to spot at the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, en-route to Murchison, for an additional 50$ for adults and 25$ for children. Choose between a mid-range or luxury vehicle and lodging options
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$625.00
Price varies by group size
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US$625.00
Price varies by group size
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5 Days Kidepo National Park, Rhino and Murchison Falls

5 Days Kidepo National Park, Rhino and Murchison Falls

You will visit the savannah national parks in Uganda with diversity of game animals. This safari takes you to Murchison Falls NP. Expect the roaring rapids of the Murchison, the rolling plains of Uganda’s largest National Park with abundance of wildlife and bird species including the elusive shoebill stork. From Murchison, proceed to Kidepo Valley NP. Kidepo is Uganda’s most pristine, unexplored game reserve teaming with abundance of wildlife. While in Kidepo, you get the true meaning of being in the African jungle.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$272.44
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US$272.44

3 Day Murchison Falls

3 Day Murchison Falls

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Murchison Falls is Uganda's biggest National park and also one of the most diverse. You can go for a game drive, hike, do a boat cruise all in one park. On this trip led by our experienced guide, you will have a chance to immerse yourself in nature while also being enchanted by African wildlife.
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  • 3 days
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US$613.34
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US$613.34
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6 Day Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls and Bwindi Impenetrable Park

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6 Day Uganda Safari in Murchison Falls and Bwindi Impenetrable Park

This 6 day safari combines gorilla trekking in Bwindi Forest with a wildlife safari in Murchison Falls National Park. The trip starts with a visit to Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest protected area home to a wide range of flora and fauna. Wild animals that can be seen in this park include some of the big five such as elephants, buffaloes and lions; as well as giraffes, antelopes, crocodiles, hippos etc. The trip takes you further through the Albertine Rift to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, home to more than half of the remaining total population of the mountain gorillas. The trip starts in Kampala and ends in Kampala Entebbe Airport.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$2,220.00
US$3,700.00
US$1,480.00 savings
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US$3,700.00
US$1,480.00 savings
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6 Days Gorillas, Chimps, Big 5 & Big Cats Safari

6 Days Gorillas, Chimps, Big 5 & Big Cats Safari

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Magical gorilla trekking Chimps trekking Spot the Big 5 & Big cats Track Rhinos on foot Enjoy a boat cruise on Nile River Relax at Lake Bunyonyi Travel with an expert guide rated excellent by past clients Stay at comfortable facilities rated excellent by past clients Pick up and drop off included
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  • 6 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$2,314.31
Price varies by group size
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US$2,314.31
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3 Days Murchison Falls Big 5 & Big Cats Tour

3 Days Murchison Falls Big 5 & Big Cats Tour

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• Spot some of Uganda’s rarest wildlife species on this multi-day safari expedition to Murchison Falls National Park and Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. • Get a first-hand peek at white and black rhinos, and hop a boat for an unforgettable river safari along the fabled Nile to the foot of Murchison Falls. • Look out for elephant herds, giraffes, lions, buffalo, and more. • See the Big 5 and Big Cats with an expert guide • Rhino tracking at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary • Multiple Game drives with expert guide • Boat cruise along the River Nile • Visit the top of the falls
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$816.22
Price varies by group size
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US$816.22
Price varies by group size
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3 days Murchison falls and Ziwa Rhinos safari

3 days Murchison falls and Ziwa Rhinos safari

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This awesome short wildlife safari takes you to the world’s most powerful waterfall where you can expect to encounter several large African wild animals like the Water buffalo, elephant, Crocodile, Lion, Leopard, Hippopotamus, Antelope, Giraffes, Uganda Kob, Oribi, among others while lots of water birds are so many along the Nile River that is within the park like the exceptional Shoe bill stork, Zziwa rhino sanctuary to meet the magnificent rhinos.The safari takes you to the peak of falls which is a fantastic spot for great photography. The game drive in this Uganda safari package is breath-taking.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$909.94
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US$909.94
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5 Day Nile River adventure and Murchison Falls park safari. (Immersive Tour)

5 Day Nile River adventure and Murchison Falls park safari. (Immersive Tour)

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We believe this package offers you the most interesting experiences in Uganda. One powerful way to experience it is off the tracks and highlights, where most ignore. That's why we offer immersive local garden and cultural visits along the (in between the tour highlights) with free recorded media to share with family and friends on the go.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$1,907.06
Price varies by group size
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US$1,907.06
Price varies by group size

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Murchison Falls National Park hours of operation?
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Murchison Falls National Park hours of operation: Open year round. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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