Game Viewing trails in MFNP
GAME DRIVES IN MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK
Murchison Falls National Park is situated in the Northwestern Uganda and covers an area of 3,840sq km, It’s approximately 5-6hours drive from Kampala to Murchison Falls National Park. It is the country’s oldest and largest national park and hence you can spot the Big 4, leaving out the Rhinos got extinct by 1983; good news is that they were re-introduced in Ziwa Rhino sanctuary by 2005.
The following are the major Game drive viewing trails in Murchison falls National Park:
The northern Bank – it’s the densely populated areas for wild animals and among them includes lions, elephants, bush backs, Giraffes, oribis, buffaloes and Antelopes among others.
Nyamsika gorge -is home to a big number of water animals which come to get water and Nyamsika cliffs have a higher concentration of buffaloes, lions as well as different birds like the Egyptian plover and the bee-eaters.
Buligi tracks - its is one of the best gaming tracks in the northern sector of Murchison falls national park, some of the animals to encounter during your game drive are; warthogs bush bucks, elephants, lions, giraffes, rothchilds, bush bucks, buffaloes, leopards, hyenas and many more and the most fantastic way of viewing this bird life is by taking a hot air ballooning safari, this will expose you many wildlife at the Nile Plains alongside being monitored by theirs predators.
Albert trail, Victoria and Buligi tracks. Taking all these tracks while on the game drive gives you a totally different experience since each is endowed with various eco-systems. The Buligi is a 7km track north of Paraa and is among the most commonly used tracks for game viewing.