Domestic flights from Entebbe to Pakuba airstrip – Murchison Falls National Park- Northern bank paraa
Domestic flights from Entebbe to Pakuba airstrip – Pakuba Airfield, 19km from North Paraa, can be reached using scheduled and chartered aircraft from Entebbe International Airport or Kajjansi airfield near Kampala. Other airfields in the park include: Chobe to the east, and Bugungu – near Murchison Falls – to the south.
Aerolink, Kampala executive aviation operate both scheduled and charter to Pakuba airstrip, Great Adventure Safaris can help you arrange the flights.
Airstrips: Pakuba/Bugungu/Chobe Airstrip
From Pakuba, Bugungu and Chobe passengers can fly to:-
- Kasese/Mweya (Queen Elizabeth National Park)
- Kihihi (Bwindi Impenetrable National Park)
- Kidepo (Kidepo Valley National Park)
Visit Murchison falls national park
Murchison falls National Park is the largest National Park among the ten we have, and it is situated in the Northwestern part of Uganda, it was started by John Speke and James Grant who were the first European to visit the present day Murchison Falls Conservation Area in the year 1862. Before it was renamed Kabalega National Park and it was Explored by Sir Samuel and his Wife Florence in early 1863 -4, the park was later named by Baker after Geologist Roderick and turned to be Murchison Falls National Park.
Activities in Murchison falls national park.
Murchison Falls National Park has inland waters which is surrounded by Victoria Nile, therefore boat cruise is an activity that can be done by the tourists and it takes three hours. Private boats on addition can also be hired to spot water animals such as hippos, crocodiles and many other animals which flop the river bank for drinking water.
Murchison Falls National Park is a nice place for game drives take a drive and try out look for wild animals including Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Giraffes, Uganda kobs, Waterbuck, Jackson’s hurtbeast, the visitors can also spot different species of birds over 450 in number.
The guided nature walk at Murchison Fall can be done at Budogo forest that normally takes two to four hours with number of different tree species including fig trees, mahogany trees, Albania trees, Alstonia Bonei, velvet monkeys, Black and white Columbus moneys, and the Chimpanzee as well.
Murchison Falls National Park is surrounded by number of tribes, the Alur, Acholi and the Banyoro here people who visit them, experience the original African culture by these tribes and also to know their different way of life, tourist can buy their locally craft made from local materials and go with them for remembrance.
The guided Chimpanzee trekking that can last two to three hours in Budongo forest is also another memorable experience the visitors can enjoy on their visit to the beautiful Murchison Falls National Park.
Murchison falls offers sport fishing experience on the Nile, take a chance to enjoy this adventure which is best done in months of December, march, June to October. Visitors are advised to take the fishing adventure with an expert experienced tourist guide who knows more about this activity.
Murchison Falls can be accessed from Kampala by road and the drive takes 5-6 hours and it passes through Budogo forest . Alternatively, a tourist can fly from Entebbe International Airport to Pakuba or Bugungu Airfields depending on which lodge you are booked on and this takes you one hour.
Murchison Falls National Park has many options of accommodations where tourist can stay and these include Paraa Safari Lodge, Budogo Eco Lodge, Chobe Safari Lodge, Red chill backpackers and many more other but it depends on the tourist budget.
Murchison Falls National Park is known of its famous activities in East Africa and worldwide which are best done by the tourist all round the year. Great Adventure Safaris can help you book domestic flights from Entebbe to Pakuba airstrip and arranging all activities in Murchison falls National Park.