Murchison Falls National Park
The Murchison Falls National Park covers a region of 3,840-sq kilometer with altitude of 619m at the delta and 1,292 at Rabongo Hill. The mean temperature is 29 and 21C-low C-high. The park may be a protected space where by theres bugungu and karuma wildlife reserves. Murchison Falls national park derives its name from the Murchison falls where the mighty stream Nile explodes through a slim gorge and flows right down to become a placid stream whose banks are crowded with hippos, crocodiles, waterbucks and buffaloes. The vegetation is defined by Savannah, riverine forest and woodland.
It has recorded seventy six vertebrate species e.g. lions, chimpanzees and 450 bird species e.g. the rare hoebird and is thought to be the most important parkland in Uganda.
The Murchison Falls National Park is accessed by either road or Air
By road: from capital of Uganda through Masindi (via Kichumbanyobo gate), Paraa may be a four and a half hours drive, two hours on tarmac and a couple of and half hours on Murram roads.
By Air: Bugungu airfield is located only a couple of kilometers from the park headquarters at Paraa on the Southern facet of the stream Nile to cater for the tourists staying at Nile campaign Camp, the Red Chili Rest Camp and Sambiya stream Lodge. Theres additionally Pakuba airfield which is located on the North bank providing access to Paraa Lodge.