Ferry crossing time in Murchison Falls National Park:

The first ferry crossing time in Murchison falls national park is at 7 am, then 9 am, 11 am, 12 pm that is midday, 2 pm, 6 and the last one at 7:00 pm

Ferry Crossing Time in Murchison Falls National Park

Ferry crossing time in Murchison Falls National Park: As visitors gear up towards visiting Murchison falls national park, they must be reminded of using a ferry to have a wonderful vacation experience within the park. Visitors will unavoidably cross the river Nile to enjoy the best activities within the park.

Murchison falls National Park features seventy-six species of mammals which include big animals such as leopards, lions, elephants, and buffaloes. You can however bypass the Ziwa rhino sanctuary and enjoy the rhino tracking on your way to Murchison falls national park which will make a complete big 5 mammals of Africa. Murchison falls national park is the most visited national park and was declares as a national park in 1952 to protect the diverse wildlife species.

Murchison falls national park boosts other animal species such as giraffes, bushbucks, warthogs, waterbucks, crocodiles, hippopotamus, and primates including chimpanzees, white and black colobus monkeys, vervet monkeys,  red-tailed monkeys, and baboons which can be traced in Budongo forest.

Murchison falls national park boasts over 450 specifies of birds which you can identify as grey-headed kingfisher, black-headed lapwing, long-toed plover among others. With your continuation on your birding trips to Budongo Forest, you will be able to sport secretary birds, goliath heron among other unique forest birds.

Murchison Falls National park is divided into two parts the northern and southern parts. These two parts of the park are separated by the River Nile and this means that any visitors interested in enjoying one sector to another must use a ferry to cross the stunning Nile River which is the longest river on the African continent.

Visitors will have to cross the river Nile with a ferry which runs daily. Visitors will need to schedule themselves with that of a ferry not to be left out. The first ferry crossing time in Murchison falls national park is at 7 am, then 9 am, 11 am, 12 pm that is midday, 2 pm, 6 and the last one at 7:00 pm. The ferry carries 8 vehicles on each crossing trip which are charged differently depending on the size of the vehicle and the number of tones it does possess.

Some of the Murchison national park ferry charges include; passengers or visiting using a ferry are charged 5000 Uganda shillings per trip and all the vehicle with tones between 10 to 20 tones pay Uganda shillings 150,000 on a single trip or cross while those vehicles with weight ranging between 5 to 10 tones are required to pay Uganda shillings 80000 per trip /crossing and medium vehicles weighing below 5 and not less than 2  charged  Uganda shillings 40,000 per trip and small vehicles that weigh 2 tones and less are required to pay 20000 Uganda shillings. It is important to note that school vans and buses are not charged this fee when crossing using the ferry. Cars carrying school children especially van and buses are not charged any amount during the ferry crossing.

Of course, once you have crossed then you will be able to enjoy different tourist activities within the park which among others include both evening and morning game drives, chimpanzee trekking, bird watching safaris, boat cruise safaris, guided nature walks, cultural tours among others. Come and we lead you to explore the great ideals of the wildness in Murchison falls national park

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