Game Viewing Adventure in Murchison Falls National Park – The shining greenery with varying vegetation and rolling landscapes will spice your adventure. The sheer diversity of experiences on offer here is incredibly unmatched. A single visit can combine game drives, boat cruises, chimp trekking, hikes to epic waterfalls and landscapes, and sundowners at boutique lodges overlooking the savannah, wow!! What a place to visit. The chance to see plains game sweeping across huge savannahs, rivers full of hippo and crocs, big night skies studded with stars, lions snoozing in the long grass and leopards lolling in trees is the ultimate wildlife experience that you should be looking up to. Acacia safaris Limited is the best tour operator to plan with you your safari for ultimate safari memories.
Murchison Falls National Park is the largest National Park in Uganda and one of the most famous in the country. The National Park covers an area of 1,503 square miles (3,893 sq km). The national park is part of the larger Murchison Falls Conservation Area which includes Bugungu Wildlife Reserve and Karuma Wildlife Reserve creating over 2,072 square miles (5,366 sq km) of protected wilderness. Safaris to Murchison falls national park never disappoint when it comes to gam viewing experiences. The large spans of protected area habituate up to 72 mammal species, and the only place where you can have a chance to see the African “Big Five” animals (Lions, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephant and Rhinos)
The primary turn here is the world’s strongest waterfalls, Murchison Falls. The other attractions found in the park include; Nile crocodiles, kobs, leopard, giraffe, baboons, waterbuck, hartebeest, monkeys, hippopotamus, and chimpanzee. There are about 800 chimpanzees living across the national park boundaries.
The best way to experience wildlife safaris in Murchison Falls National Park is through going on game drives. The experience will let you explore several places within the National Park and grant you opportunities to witness the variety of wildlife species that is resident in the Park. Game drives in Murchison Falls National Park are usually conducted early in the morning as it allows you to come across a variety of wild animals. On your Visit to Uganda’s Largest National Park, game viewing can be enjoyed while on a game drive in several designated game drive areas. The main areas are the Delta region where there are great chances of seeing the Lions in wait for prey as they go to drink, at the Buligi Peninsula and the southern sector famously known as the heart of Murchison.
Animals in the national park are spread all over the savannah grassland areas, as you will witness them grazing, hunting and resting. This makes the landscape of Murchison Falls a unique one. The area allows you to spot animals even at a long range due to its sweet rolling nature.
The National park can be accessed by both road and air. By road; Getting To Murchison Falls National Park from Kampala or can be by private means perhaps is a self-drive or pick up from Entebbe international airport upon your arrival by the tour company that organized your trip. It is a three (5 – 6) hours’ drive of 305 km distance to Masindi town.
By Air; The national park can also be accessed by air with the available scheduled flights from Entebbe International Air Port to Pakuba Airfield in Murchison Falls National Park. Plan your vacation with us and have everlasting memories of Africa.