One day we left Red Chilli Kampala and took a five-hour van to Murchinson Falls National Park in Uganda. By the time we got there it was around dinner time. We ordered late and our dinner came at eight, one hour after we had scheduled.
That night a hippo walked into our camp. That was so cool! She grazed and grazed, blocking tents. When my father and I were in our tent, the hippo completely circled our tent. Then she grazed in front of our next door friends’ tent.
In the morning we were woken up early to go on a game drive. We saw hippos, warthogs, elephants, buffalo, Uganda Kobs, Jackson’s Hartebeests, and lions. When we got back, there were giant warthogs in camp! There was also a baboon on a picnic table. A couple hours later we went on a boat safari. We saw many hippos. We saw birds, too. When we got back Mom put in our orders for dinner and our packed breakfast. We stayed up late and chatted with our friends from England, Italy, Germany, and the US. The next morning, we woke up early, drove a mini game drive, then left.
Murchinson Falls Park is awesome!
4 thoughts on “Epic Murchison Falls Park”
Great post. Love the photos. Where was your mom when the hippo trapped you in the tent? Why do you think the call the animal watching tours game drives?
Very nice post! I was lucky to go to Tanzania for safari two years ago and LOVED it! Loved all the animals, the people, the scenery. Very happy you go to go!
Thanks. Really? That’s cool! Kenya is very similar to Tanzania, I’ve heard. If you like Tanzania, then you will like Kenya, I think.
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