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How To Get To Murchison Falls National Park

Murhison Falls National Park can be accessed by road with a wonderful scenic journey from Kampala, the capital city through Luwero triangle and having a stopover at Zziwa Rhino Sanctuary before finally getting into the Park. The journey takes about 4-5hrs from Kampala.



  1. Kampala-Masindi-Kaniyo Pabidi forest-Murchison Falls National Park (305Km)

Many people prefer the 305km road from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park. The journey begins from Kampala then connects to the Northern route passing via Luwero Triangle with a stopover at Zziwa Sanctuary before connecting to Masindi and finally to the Park through Kichumbanyobo Gate.

  1. Kampala-Masindi-Budongo Forest-Murchison Falls National Park

Another option is from Kampala through Luwero triangle then connecting to Masindi and continue through Budongo forest and finally reaching the Park via Bungungu Gate. Though long journey, it’s more scenic viewing the rift valley escarpment with as well as Lake Albert together with the mountains of Congo.


  1. Kampala-Karuma-Pakwach to Chobe, Wankwar, Mubako and Tangi gates (260Km)

This route is most convenient to those coming/leaving the Park from/to Gulu, Kidepo National Park and other Northern attractions. The route links to four Park gates of Chobe, Wankwar, Mubako and Tangi gates north of the Nile. It takes Kampala-Karuma-Pakwach Road then links to the Park gates.


Other option of getting into the Park is by Air. Which involves booking a flight from either Entebbe Airport or Kajjansi Airfield and flying in to either Pakuba, Bugungu or Chobe Airfields.

Aero link is the Air line that arranges chartered flight to this destination.