Murchison Falls

Murchison Falls National Park


The Murchison falls National park is situated in the northern part of Albertine Rift Valley and A long day’s drive from Kampala, with a possible overnight break at Masindi. There is only public means of transport from Kampala to Masindi town. A place where the massive Bunyoro escarpment joins into the enormous plains of Acholi land. it was known as a game reserve set up to protect the savannah grassland and the park covers an area of about 3,893km2 .This area is an addition  to Murchison falls thus covering an area of about 5,072km2 including Bugungu  as well as Karuma wildlife reserves.

The Albert Nile corridor is on the low plains of about 612m at delta point. The temperatures tend to be hot with a maximum of 29Oc and the affected months are December,mid February, June as well as July. The rainy season is between April and November.
Rabongo and Kaniyo Pabidi forests
Trails through Kaniyo Pabidi forest for 8 kilometer inside Kichumbar Gate, offer the opportunity to track chimpanzee and primates below Uganda’s largest left mahogany. Bird watching is excellent with the opportunity of sighting rarities while the yellow-footed flycatcher, white hornbill and shoebill, red billed weaver, red headed weavers. Nature walks are as well offered at Rabongo forest.

Flora and Fauna
The Park is covered by woodland, wetland, savannah as well as tropical forest that is well known to be a habitant for over 76 mammal species and over 450 different bird species. Among the big mammals include hippo, Rothschild’s giraffe, warthlog, Cape buffalo, Uganda kob, hartebeest and elephants. The Nile corridor of the Murchison has a big collection of water birds such as rare shoebill stork and also has a large concentration of Nile crocodile.Kaniyo Pabidi forest is a home to primates, chimpanzees and over 360 species of different birds. And the accommodations include Paara Safari Lodge, Simbiya Safari Lodge, Nile Safari Lodge, Red Chili Rest Camp.



-Cultural Encounters

-Game Drives

-Hiking and Nature Walks

-Hot air balloons

-Launch Trips

-Sport Fishing

Accomodation facilities in Murchison falls


This facility was established in the year 1954 and it was set in a location overseeing the longest River of Nile in the northern section of the Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest National Park. Paara is a luxury lodge presenting all elements of a modern safari lodge.

The facility offers accommodation in the range of 54 rooms and these are distributed in terms of standard rooms found on the main block, standard safari tents, deluxe rooms, suite and Queen’s cottage. All rooms feature en-suite washrooms, flush toilets, with showers and a private terrace.


This is one of the luxury accommodation establishments that Murchison Falls National Park has. The Lodge has beautiful views to the dense Savannah woodland of Karuma wildlife reserve plus the fresh water flowing in the Nile River just perfect for the honey moon makers.

Chobe consists of 21 luxury tents, 36 well-designed rooms, four suites and a presidential cottage which makes the lodge a delight for all types of travelers on the Ugandan safari or trip.


This is a facility that stands along the Southern boundary of the Murchison Falls National Park and the facility offers luxury accommodation within its safari cabins that are spread across 7 acres of the African Savannah Wilderness up to the banks of River Nile. The accommodation are crafted out of wood and mud and the roof is thatched with locally collected grass, there are beautiful African décor great designs of the dinning and cabins which gives visitors better views of the wilderness.


On the Southern bank of River Nile overseeing the Murchison Falls National Park is where this lodge is positioned within beautiful surroundings and they offer comfortable mid-range accommodations to all the types of clients within their budgets of the trip.

The lodge has en-suite thatched cottages and thatched safari tents each one with private facilities already set up around the shaded campsite. Those who move with their own tents, they offer areas for self-catering with fire areas plus showers and toilet facilities.


Fort Murchison offers a variety of accommodation basing on mid-range clients to the low budget clients all offered within either the thatched tents or in the rooms, a client is sure of the value to his money. The lodge is located on the boundaries of Murchison Falls National Park on the banks of Albert Nile.

Their rooms are spacious with a private writing desk and a balcony plus modern en-suite showers, but within the thatched tents the bathrooms are shared.

red chilli

This amazing rest camp is beautifully located to explore Murchison Falls National Park on the Southern Bank of the River Nile in the Park of the Park. This camp is just 500 meters from the Paara Ferry from where all the Vehicles cross the Nile for the Game drives around the Nile Delta, boats start from here to go to the bottom of the falls or to the Delta at Lake Albert.

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