Bugungu airfield is located only a few kilometers
from the park headquarters at Paraa on the Southern
side of the River Nile to cater for safari tourists visiting the
park and staying at Nile Safari Camp, the Red Chili Rest Camp
and Sambiya River Lodge. It is the second major field in the park after
Pakuba airfield, which is partly tarmacked located on the North bank providing
access to Paraa Lodge.
Kampala - Paraa via Kichumbanyobo gate 303km, via Bugungu gate 353km
Masindi - Paraa via Kichumbanyobo gate 86km
Masindi - Paraa via Bugungu gate 136km
Paraa - Top of Falls 35km
Paraa - Kichumbanyobo gate 65km
Paraa - Bugungu gate 13km (Rift valley)
Paraa - Tangi gate 25km (North bank)
Kampala to Masindi is a 3 hour drive
217 km on tarmac and 40 km on high grade murram.
The Masindi-Paraa road through Kichumbanyobo gate is
the direct road to Paraa Rest Camp. All the roads in Murchison Falls
National Park have been recently upgraded as have the park access roads.
The scenic approach from Masindi to the park is to use the escarpmen
t road along Lake Edward.
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