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?shoebird?and is thought?to be?the most important?parkland?in?Uganda.
The 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.