Murchison Falls National Park

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About Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda’s largest, is renowned for its spectacular waterfall where the Nile River forces its way through a narrow gorge. The park boasts diverse ecosystems, supporting abundant wildlife such as elephants, lions, and hippos. River Nile boat safaris, game drives, and birdwatching opportunities are highlights. Cultural encounters with the local communities add to the park’s charm, making it a comprehensive destination for nature and culture enthusiasts.


  • Relaxation at Paraa Safari Lodge
  • Bird Watching
  • Hot Air Balloon Safaris
  • Boat Safaris to the Murchison Falls
  • Nature Walks
  • Fishing on the Nile
  • Chimpanzee Tracking in Budongo Forest
  • Balloon Safaris
  • Cultural Encounters
  • Game Drives

Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons.

Understanding these seasons helps plan activities and wildlife encounters in the park.

Climate and Weather

Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda experiences a tropical climate. The dry season, from December to February and June to September, features warm temperatures and minimal rainfall, making it ideal for wildlife viewing. The wet season, from March to May and October to November, brings heavier rainfall, transforming the landscape into lush greenery. Understanding these seasonal variations is crucial for planning activities in this diverse and picturesque national park.

Dry Season (December to February, June to September)

  • Warm temperatures with minimal rainfall.
  • Ideal for wildlife viewing.

Wet Season (March to May, October to November)

  • Heavier rainfall, creating lush greenery.
  • Wildlife is still abundant, but some areas may be challenging to access.