Fly Uganda Safaris to Murchison Falls National Park ; Murchison Falls National Park a home to bio diversity of wildlife species   and a famous location to world’s most powerful water fall ‘’Murchison Falls’’ where Nile water explodes through a narrow seven-meter gap in the rocks.

This Murchison Falls National Park were first written about by   Sir Samuel Baker where he described his reaction that ‘’ The falls of water was snow-white which had a superb effect and contrasted with the dark cliffs that walled the river while the graceful palms of the tropics still exist.

This National park is located in northwest Uganda regions approximately 4 to 5 hours’ drive and can be accessed by the domestic flight from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi airstrip to landing sites.

Airstrips; Pakuba –Bugungu and Chobe.

Detailed flight Schedule –Timetable by Aerolink transport; Domestic flights runs from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi Airstrip

Fly Uganda Safaris to Murchison Falls National Park
Fly Uganda Safaris to Murchison Falls National Park

From Entebbe to Pakuba –Bugungu –Chobe –Aerolink departs at 12:00 and Arrives at 13:00 marking 1-hour travel

From Pakuba –Bugungu –Chobe to Entebbe Airport –Departs 13:15 Pm and Arrives at 16:25 arrival to access main landing site within the park- Kasese -Mweya, Queen Elizabeth National Park.

 Fly to Kihihi –Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Fly to Kidepo –Kidepo Valley National Park.

There are also internal flights;

Therefore, from Pakuba, Bugungu and Chobe passengers –Aerolink continue to fly to regional air and Air Kenya.

A traveler can choose to combine a visit to Maasai Mara National Reserve with Murchison Falls National park.

The park was once named Kabalega National Park, of which is now named Murchison Falls national park which first gazette as a national park in 1927 and however, the park is the largest park in Uganda, covering an area of about 3840 square kilometers.  Murchison Fall national park is a popular destination to thousands of visitors who come to adventure wide range of wildlife species and boasts with its diverse safari activities;

Game drives

While on game drive adventure in Murchison Falls national park expect to encounter diversity of wildlife species such as Elephants, Giraffes, hippos, crocodiles, Jackson hartebeest, Oribis, Chimpanzee, warthogs among others. You will also have chances of viewing scenic landscape as well as savannah bird species.

 Nature walks

This is an amazing activity that allows you to discover the hidden treasures of the park which can be done in Kaniyo pabidi or Rabongo forest where tourists –nature lovers can be able to get close view of wildlife species such as primates like Chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, colobus monkeys, red tailed monkeys and lots of unique bird species many more.

Boat cruise to the bottom of the falls

This is one of the most done activity in Murchison Falls national park which can be conducted along Victoria Nile, where you can be able to cruise near to the school of hippos, crocodiles can be seen grazing early in the morning, enjoy a gainful view of bubbling waterfalls still enjoy waters of the Nile squeezing through a 7 meters gorge, scenic scenery around as get amazed to the crashing of the water.

Bird watching

This is one of the top done activity in Murchison Falls national park since it hosts over 450 bird species including the migratory birds, Albertine rift endemic bird, savannah bird and water bird species. Bird species to encounter on safari include; White-browed sparrow –weaver, Swamp flycatchers, Pia piac, Red-throated bee –eater, Palm-nut vulture, Malachite kingfisher, Eastern grey plantain-eater, Giant kingfisher ,Giant Kingfisher ,Silver bird ,Shoebill ,Squacco heron among others . the best birding time is during wet season when food is in abundance starts from April to May and August to October. Migratory birds are present from November to April.

Fly Uganda Safaris to Murchison Falls National Park
Pia piac

Chimpanzee tracking

Chimpanzee tracking starts early in the morning with a short briefing at the meet point and then after hike into the forest with the guide who leads you to their location and once you locate them one hour is given to spend with them learn about their life style, behaviors, feed play. In Murchison falls national park chimpanzee tracking experience can be done in Budongo forest.

Others activities to do include Forest walk in Budongo forest, Balloon safaris that give you a great chance to have spectacular aerial view of diversity of wildlife –mammals as the pilot flies you near to them just know the viewing memorable.

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