Murchison Falls National Park
Covering a total area of about 3893 square kilometers, Murchison Falls National Park is the largest park in Uganda.
When combined with Bugungu and Karuma Falls Wildlife Reserves, these three protected areas form the Murchison Falls Conservation Area.
The Park is known for the great falls. It differs itself with waters that gushes from the streaming River Nile and explodes through a narrow gorge cascading down to turn into a placid river. Its banks are roamed by hippos and crocodiles.
Murchison’s wetlands, savannah, riverine and tropical forests plays host to over 76 species of mammals and 450 species of birds.
Expect to see some big mammals like Warthogs, cape buffalos, kobs, elephants, hartebeest and more.
Kaniyo Pabidi forest is home to different primates including Chimpanzees and 360 bird species. The Nile corridor of Murchison invites a large collection of water bird species.
Travelling to Murchison Falls National Park isn’t a hustle. You can get there by road. It takes about 6-7 hours to drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park. The drive includes a stopover in Nakasongola for a visit to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary.
Apart from road transport, you can reach Murchison by air transport. Private charters are arranged on request from Entebbe to Pakuba airstrip.