Non stop scheduled flights to Murchison Falls national park
Can i Non stop scheduled flights to Murchison Falls national park? Imagine yourself flying to Murchison falls national park one of the most visited and biggest national park in the northwestern part of Uganda. Well Africa adventure vacations organizes flights to Murchison falls national park which is one of the most beautiful national parks in Uganda. The park is blessed with so many attractions among which include 76 mammals, 451 bird species, and the chimpanzees at Budongo forest. Game viewing is the most done activity in the park and it introduces you to most of the park animals like lions, Jackson’s hartebeests, olive baboons, hyenas, elephants, buffaloes, warthogs, giraffes, Uganda kobs, leopards, giraffes, oribis, waterbucks. The other activities that are done in Murchison falls national park include birding, boat cruising to the bottom of the falls, sport fishing, hiking to the top of the falls, and chimpanzee trekking among others.
Can I book Non stop scheduled flights to Murchison Falls national park in Uganda?
Africa adventure vacations organizes flights to Murchison falls national park and the park has 3 main airstrips located in different sections of the park. One is Pakuba airstrip on the northern side of the park, the Chobe airstrip mostly used by luxury tourists to Chobe Safari Lodge and lastly, there is Bugungu that is found in the southern part of the park. Flights to Murchison falls national park begin from Entebbe international airport or Kajjansi airstrip and take you to either Chobe airstrip or Pakuba airstrip or Bugungu airstrip.
Different air companies operate flights to Murchison falls national park and these are Aerolink Uganda, Eagle Air, and Fly Uganda. Aero link Uganda organizes daily flights 3 times a day to Murchison falls national park Chobe airstrip, Bugungu airstrip, and Pakuba airstrip. If you want to travel to Murchison falls national park using domestic flights, you will have to contact Africa adventure vacations in advance so that they book for a flight to the park.
Activities to do when you land in Murchison falls national park
There are so many things one can do when they book Non stop scheduled flights to Murchison Falls national park for a safari in Uganda and these include;
Murchison falls national park gives the best game drives in the country being home to more than 76 different mammal species. The game drives in Murchison falls national park are mostly done on the northern side of the park and it’s through game drives that you get to see animals such as elephants, buffaloes, baboons, hyenas, warthogs, giraffes, Uganda kobs, leopards, giraffes, lions, Jackson’s hartebeests, oribis, waterbucks and much more. the game drives in the park are done in the morning and evening as well as night times which give you opportunities of seeing nocturnal animals such as lions, hyenas, civets, owls, hippos, leopards, porcupines, wild cats, owls, Uganda kobs, jackals, bush babies, and much more.
Boat cruise to the bottom of the falls on River Nile
The bottom of the falls boat cruise is one of the things you shouldn’t miss out on while in Murchison falls national park. it starts from Paraa and takes you all the way to the bottom of falls with stunning views of the water animals like the crocodiles, and hippos, water birds such as shoebill, papyrus gonolek, grey-headed kingfisher as well as park animals on the shores of the lake such as elephants, buffaloes, antelopes. The boat cruise takes you to the bottom of the falls where you get to witness the strongest waterfalls in the world making a thunderous sound as they go through the narrow gorge. You can decide to hike to the top of the falls from here or drive back to the starting point.
Spending 1 hour with chimpanzees in Budongo forest Murchison falls national park
Chimpanzee trekking is among the activities one can take part in while on a fly-in safari to Murchison falls national park. Chimpanzee trekking in Murchison falls national park is done in Budongo forest national park that is just next to the park. The trekking requires one to book permits in advance and these can be bought directly from the national forest authority or from a trusted tour operator. Trekking chimpanzees in this forest starts with a briefing early in the morning or in the afternoon where trekkers are taught about the dos and don’ts of the trekking activity. From here the trekkers are led into the jungle by ranger guides who take them through different trails of the forest with opportunities of seeing other primates, small mammals, and birds, on meeting the habituated chimpanzee family, the trekkers are given 1 hour to be around them as they tale photos, learn about their habits and watch them do daily activities.
Encounter different bird species in Murchison falls national park
Travelers interested in birding safaris, Murchison falls national park is one of the best place to see a number of different bird species. There are over 451 different bird species that have been so far recorded in the park and these can be seen on birding walks with well-trained birder guides. some of the bird species that can be seen in Murchison falls national park include Dark chanting goshawk, red-winged pytilia, black headed lapwing, Abyssinian ground hornbill, Jackson’s hornbill, Abyssinian scimitar bill, rufous chatter, black coucal, golden pipit, greater kestrel, widow bird, pygmy falcon, steel-blue whydah, northern carmine bee-eater, Abyssinian roller, secretary birds, red-throated bee-eater, giant kingfisher, shoebill stork, white-bellied go-away bird, fox kestrel, golden kestrel, pygmy falcon, black-breasted barbet, swamp flycatcher, Karamoja apalis, red-throated bee-eater, rufous chatterer, marabou stork, chestnut weaver, rose-ringed parakeet, blue-headed coucal, and scarlet chested sunbird among others.
Hot air balloon safari
Can you imagine seeing the wildlife when you are comfortable in the air? But how is this possible? Africa adventure vacations do conduct or organize the hot air balloon safaris in one of the most visited and biggest national parks in Uganda. Murchison falls national park is the spotlight for Uganda’s wildlife safaris encompassing several wild animals and bird species both natives and visitor birds. These wildlife species can either be seen via the game drive safaris or through the well-organized hot air safaris. Taking about the hot air balloon safaris you will get a chance to have the 2-hour encounter of wildlife while you are flying above in the air. Some of the animals to see on a hot air balloon in Murchison falls national park include lions, leopards, warthogs, baboons, elephants, giraffes, etc., birds, and different vegetation types.
Where to have a comfortable stay in Murchison falls national park
Murchison falls national park has so many accommodation facilities where tourists can stay while on a fly-in safari in the park. The accommodation facilities in Murchison falls national park range from budget to mid-range to luxury and there are also campsites in the park. Some of the park accommodation facilities include Chobe Safari Lodge, Bakers Lodge, Kabalega Wilderness Camp, Paraa Safari Lodge, Murchison River Lodge, Pakuba Safari Lodge, Pumba Safari Lodge, Red chili Hideaway Lodge, Budongo Eco Lodge, Murchison River Lodge, Nile Safari Lodge, Amakura Safari Lodge, Amuka Safari Lodge, Fort Murchison Lodge, Murchison Treehouse, and Heritage Safari Lodge among others
Why book with Africa Adventure Vacations?
Africa adventure vacations is a tour company based in Uganda licensed by the Uganda Tourism Board and a member of the Association of Uganda Tour Operators. Booking with Africa adventure vacations provides you safety and confidence during your safari courtesy of well-trained safari driver guides who are well conversant with all routes and tourism destinations in Africa. You can book with us any of the activities you want to do in Africa such as mountain gorilla trekking, mountain gorilla habituation, birding, game drives, hiking, nature walks, and community tours among others. Booking for non stop scheduled flights to Murchison Falls national park and other tourist safari activities in Uganda can be done at any time of the year.