In addition, cultural music dance groups, swimming in the luxurious swimming pool, sunbathing and you cannot afford to miss the sunset on the water.
It is also a home to over 76 species of mammals and about 450 bird species. Animal species in the park include; giraffes locally known as "entugga" (Luganda word), hippopotamus, crocodiles, elephants, buffaloes, Wathogs, among others and some of these can be seen while on a boat ride along the river Nile
At the shores, crocodiles also rest to catch the warmth from the soil. In addition, you can’t fail to see the ever green vegetation surrounding the shores.
Murchison Falls National Park is located in the northern region of the Albertine Rift Valley. It is a about four to five hours’ drive from Kampala Uganda’s capital using the Gulu Highway route. You can then connect with Masindi Road to Karuma and eventually get to Pakwach in the western Region.
It takes an hour to reach Murchison falls National falls national park by Air.
The park was established in 1926 as a game reserve to shelter the savannah grassland; as pointed out by Winston Church chill in 1907 covering 3840 sq km.
Murchison Falls National Park is managed by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and receives over 20,000 visitors annually.
Sir Samuel Baker, an ancient European explorer named the falls Murchison Falls after the geologist Roderick Murchison, then president of the Royal Geographical Society