How To Get To Murchison Falls National Park

Entry requirements; Information about entry requirements such as visas and passports can also be acquired from tour operators and travel agents.

Accommodation There are various accommodations facilities such as lodges and camp near the park and some hotels in Masindi. There is something everyone depending on your budget. Murchison Falls National park is the largest and oldest national park in Uganda. It was gazetted as a wildlife reserve in 1926. The park hosts about 77 species of mammals and 460 bird species, making it very rich with wildlife.

It is surrounded by a number of attractive physical features that together with the game reserve make it a very popular destination for tourists on Uganda safaris. Predator in action… There are several activities and sites to enjoy in this park. There is chimpanzee trekking that attracts a lot of tourists, there are guided walks through Rabongo and Kaniyo Pabidi forests, there are guided swamp walks, sport fishing on the banks of the River Nile, boating that offers good opportunities for bird watching, and of course game drives where you could get to see some of the “big five”.

Interesting things and places to visit and see include the Murchison falls, Karuma falls, The river Nile, the “big five”-lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and buffalo, and a number of rare bird species. A visit to this park will be a truly memorable adventure.