Murchison falls National Park sits on the north-western Part of Uganda, one of the most thrilling Open Savannah destinations that gives hundreds of insights, from its tumbling Murchison falls feeding the game, existing with some of the well-known carnivores and herbivorous that love the mixed woodland-grassland ecosystem. For most of Savannahians on a Uganda Safari, this park ushers priceless gems with a whole picturesque utterly impervious to outside influence with its 3,893 square kilometers that are homes to over 76 species of mammals, the Nile Crocodiles, 450 bird species and other peculiar authentic true African wilderness unfully touched. Most Safaris set off from Kampala, the capital City of Uganda, with most tourists having a stopover at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary to indulge themselves with the on foot ziwa rhino trekking, later embarking on the 4-5 Road hour drive to cover 305 Kilometres.
There are of Murchison falls National Park gates that get you into this priceless gems, with most of the routes getting you to the Nile at Paraa, the heart of Murchison Falls Conservation Area.
Southern Entrance Gates
There are two Southerly gates that get you to Paraa from Masini town, the most loved that gets you via the home of Rhinos at Ziwa along the 4 hours road drive from Kampala.
This route sets you through the green Kaniyo Pabidi Forest that hosts a number of wildlife. The unbeaten Scenery ushers nature views to beautifully complete mother’s nature store to cover the 85 kilometres.
The route covers 135km from Masindi, one of the longest routes but worth the drive, getting through the mighty Budongo forest known for its mahogany trees as well the most visited residents-Chimpanzees. The drive gets you to an awe of abandoned rift Valley escarpments across Lake Albert with dead ends fading off your sight towards the voluminous Congo Mountains
Northern Entrance Gates
One can enter Murchison Falls National Park through the Tangi, Mubako, Chobe and Wankar gates north of the Nile. These are arrived at from the Kampala-Pakwach Road which crosses the beautiful Nile at Karuma Falls Bridge in the north-eastern part of the park 260km from Kampala. These gates are appropriate for visitors moving to/from Gulu town and Kidepo Valley National Park.
It is located 110 kilometres from Kara Bridge and is approachable for people going through Paara using a ferry to cross River Nile to arrive to Murchison Falls National Park.
It is reached at using Kampala-pakwach road which crosses the Nile River using Karuma falls bridge in the north-eastern part of Murchison Falls National Park.
It is approachable from Paara and Karuma falls near Pakwach just about 2 kilometres north of Karuma Bridge and is found in the northern sector of the park.
It is located near Purongo about 10 kilometres off the main road in the northern sector of the Murchison falls National Park.