Cultural Experiences in Murchison Falls National Park What Cultural Experiences can be sighted in Murchison Falls National Park? Cultures are a unique aspect all around Uganda each of which identifies itself with different norms, traditions, and customs, Murchison falls national park is placed in the northern part of Uganda in the Nwoya district, as Uganda is comprised of a mixture of tribes, more than one occupies the neighboring places of the Murchison falls national park some of which have formed community groups to entertain clients and selling art and crafts as souvenirs. The national park was the first protected area to be gazette in 1952 as a way of protecting the critically endangered species living here, it covers an area space of approximately 3800 square kilometers boosted with several plants and animal species. The park was initially called Kabalega National park by late Uganda president Idi Amin Dada, however, it later regained its name after his downfall. Cultural Experiences Victoria Nile in Murchison Falls National Park Murchison is beautifully bisected into two by the Victoria Nile making the North and southern banks, the delta region is popular for the population density of animals, and to the south are mostly the Kaniyo Pabidi forest home to the chimpanzee, other park animals include, leopards, lions, Jackson hartebeests, oribi, waterbucks, Roth child’s giraffes, warthogs to mention a few, an incredible bird list has been recorded to date. Some of the birds like the shoe bill stock have rare sightings in Uganda and can be seen here, major park feature is the great Murchison after which the park was named. the cultural experiences in the national park make Uganda safaris to the destination even much better as you will have time to share with the community, and they will perform traditional dances and something different from wildlife. Tree Climbing Lion in Murchison Falls Cultural Experiences in Murchison Falls National Park The diverse group of people around the park include Acholi living northeast, Banyoro living in the south and Alur in the northwestern part of Murchison falls, these live in communities however most performances for travelers happen in the Mubaku community this remote community lives in clusters of thatched houses, villagers gather around large trees during the day for shade while enjoying the cool breeze of the environment. They perform vibrant songs around campfires of local lodges while playing traditional instruments like Adungu which are normally made from cow hides attached with strings, the village has a small craft shop, and the Bomu women’s group by a team of women is a way of raising funds for their school going children, this has for years developed into a great tourism program around Murchison falls national park they have got traditional accommodation for travelers, an organized village tour expresses the insight of the African setup, several other activities like storytelling, visit the community blacksmith, visit local markets expresses the cultural setup and great experiences while in the parking area. What Else to Do in Murchison Falls National Park Besides Cultural Experiences Murchison falls encounters of culture can be combined with guided nature walks, Game drives, chimpanzee tracking, boat cruise to the bottom of the falls, and birding tours among others, it can be accessed from any point of the many park entrance gates, taking approximately 5 hour’s drive from Entebbe via the Kampala-Gulu Highway, charter flights can be organized to the Pakuba airstrip from Entebbe or Kajjansi. Hippos in Murchison Falls Proposed Uganda Safaris Tour Holidays \t3 Days Bwindi Gorilla Trek. \t3 Days Chimp Tracking Tour \t3 Days Chimpanzee Tracking Tour to Kibale. \t3 Days Gorilla Trekking Tour to Bwindi \t3 Days Uganda Wildlife Safari Tour. \t3 Days Uganda Wildlife Tour \t3 Days Wildlife Tour to Uganda. \t3 Days Wildlife Uganda Trip to Murchison. \t4 Day Gorilla Trekking Safari Tour \t4 Days Gorilla Trekking Bwindi Forest. \t5 Days Gorilla Trekking Safaris Uganda Trip \t5 Days Murchison Falls Safari Uganda Tour. \t5 Days Uganda Gorilla Trekking Trip \t6 Days Wildlife Safari Trip to Kidepo Valley. \t7 Days Best of Uganda Tour \t7 Days Uganda Rwanda Gorilla Safari. \t7 Days Uganda Wildlife & Gorilla Trip \t7 Days Wildlife & Gorilla Trekking Uganda. \t8 Days Uganda Mount Elgon Hiking Safari \t10 Days Uganda Birding & Wildlife Tour. \t11 Days Uganda Forest Birding Holiday Trip \t12 Days Wildlife Safaris Tour in Uganda. \t14 Days Best of Uganda Safari. \t14 Days Bird Watching Trip in Uganda.