The Murchison falls national park is in the Murchison Falls Conservation area which is about 5.02 kilometres and it combined with Bugungu wildlife reserve, Karuma and Budongo forest in the southern part.
The Murchison conservation area in itself rounds up as the largest protected region in Uganda. The area has an elevation range which stretch from 619m at the delta on Lake Albert and at 1.292m at Rabongo hill. In the area, River Nile runs across from Lake Victoria and connects Lake Kyoga with Albert.
As in goes by name the Murchison national park is indeed a fully stocked game park. The park is identified after the miraculous falls on the river, which meets a constringe cleft in the Rift Valley Escarpment, then it is transmuted into a froth of thunderous whitewater, with no equivalence to any other site in East Africa.
The flora is defined by savanna, riverine forest and woodland.
Species: Murchison national park is rich with 76 mammal species. There a number of big animals like elephants, lions, leopard giraffes, spotted hyenas, kobs, bushbuck, waterbuck, oribi, and jackal. The list of birds counts 450 species.
The park is convenient for to trips to viewing game. Starting from Paraa by the Nile up to the Murchison Falls (17 km), you are able to spot elephants, buffaloes, waterbuck, hippos, crocodiles, water birds similar cormorants, pelicans, herons, fish eagle, shoebill stork. Hike to “top of the falls”, to see closer from the top the charging and spectacular Murchison Falls.
Game drives north of river Nile and at Lake Albert Delta (Buligi, Albert and Queen’s tracks).
Sport fishing (Nile Perch and tiger fish), in the river Uganda National Parks Nile above and down the falls. There is “Chimpanzee trekking” and birding in Budongo Forest and Kanyiyo Pabidi Forest Reserve.