Murchison Falls National Park, Wildlife Tours in Uganda

Murchison Falls National Park is located in the North Western part of Uganda close to Pakwach District. It is prominently known to offer remarkable Wildlife Safaris to travelers from all over globe as they watch the various wildlife animals wandering around their natural Savannah vegetation habitat.

The Wildlife animals you watch the park include; four of the BIG Five animal species i.e the Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo, Uganda kobs, Small Antelope, bush bucks, duikers, Giraffes, Warthogs, hyenas, topis, waterbuck, etc.

When to Visit the Park

Murchison Falls National Park can be visited any time around the year although the Best time to Visit the Park is during the Short Rain and Dry Season since during this period there’s clear photography, grasses are short making navigation easy.

How to get there

Murchison Falls National Park can be accessed by both Road and Air depending on the preferences of the travellers.

By Road; Travellers can transfer by Road as they transfer from Kampala via the Gulu Highway for a period of 4-5 hours depending on the traffic Jam then later you reach the Park.

By Air; By Air travellers can board a domestic flight from the Entebbe International Airport/ Kajjansi Airstrip to Pakuba Airfield.

Things to do in the Park

Murchison Falls National Park has numerous safari activities travelers can do these include;

  • Game Drives
  • Boat Cruises
  • Chimpanzee Trekking
  • Bird Watching
  • Hiking and Nature Walks
  • Cultural Encounters