Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park:

Lake Mburo National Park. The Park is located in southern Uganda, about 30 km from the border with Tanzania, about 35 km east of Mbarara.

This national park was established in 1983, although since 1959 it was a protected area as a Controlled Game Reserve. It has an area of ​​536 km² and is located at an altitude of between 1,200 and 1,800 meters above sea level.

It is composed of undulating open plains and swamps with hills in the west of the Park. It is surrounded in the east by Lake Kachira, in the west by the Ruiz River and in the south by a swampy area and a chain of 11 lakes, including Lake Mburo.

The fauna represents the rest of an abundant fauna that once covered the entire grasslands of Ankole and the park is the last area in western Uganda where the common zebra, horse antelope or roan antelope, impala and eland can be found.

The mammals of the Park are characteristic of the wide belt of high, but moderately dry and stony meadows that extend from northern Tanzania through eastern Ankole to southwest Toro and include topi, oribi, jump rocks, African wild boar or warthog, reedbuck, leopard, spotted hyena, buffalo, sitatunga, and hippopotamus. Many birds are attracted to lakes, and the Nose Trogon is found in wooded valleys.

The day trip to Lake Mburo National Park is perfect for visitors who wish to learn about Uganda’s flora and fauna in a single day.

Many excursions will take you directly from your hotel to the park to enjoy a boat safari, hiking, and another safari, offering you three ways to see animals such as giraffes, hippos and much more in the natural environment.

The savanna with acacias and grassland surround the lakes. The coasts are covered with extensive papyrus belts, reed, and water flowers. In the valleys of the western hills, there are some small acacia forests and there is some gallery forest.

Day trip to the Lake Mburo National Park from Kampala is a great way to visit the park economically.

If you plan on discovering Lake Mburo National Park and all it has to offer, plan because there are many attractions to visit.

Things to do:

– Bird watching

– Nature walks

– Horseback riding

– Night game drives

– Cruises on the lake

– Balloon rides

What are the attractions?

– Lake Mburo

– Rubanga forest

– Rwonyo rest camp

– Game tracks

How to access the place?

Lake Mburo National Park is located between Masaka and Mbarara in western Uganda which is 228 km from Kampala. There are 2 gates to enter in this park from the Mbarara road. The turning to Nshara Gate is 13 km past Lyantonde while the junction for Sanga Gate is at Sanga trading center, 27 km past Lyantonde.

Best time to visit:

The best time to visit Mburo National Park is in the dry season which falls from December to January and Jun to August, although it is highly recommended at any time of the year.

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1 Day (Half Day) Hiking Trail for 6 Hours
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1 Day (Half Day) Carnivore Feeding Tour
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1 Day Cheetah Feeding & Wildlife Game Drive
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1 Day (Half Day) San Tribe Cultural Tour
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1 Day (Half Day) Okapuka Game Range Drive
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2 DAY SOSSUSVLEI SAFARI TOUR NAMIBIA
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2 DAYS ETOSHA WILDLIFE SAFARI NAMIBIA
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2 DAYS SPITZKOPPE HIKING TOUR
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2 DAYS SWAKOPMUND ACTIVITY TOUR NAMIBIA
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2 DAYS SWAKOPMUND ACTIVITY TOUR (Accommodated/Lodging)
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2 DAY SAN TRIBE CULTURAL TOUR (Camping)
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2 DAY SOSSUSVLEI SAFARI TOUR (Camping)
fixed Rate 300.00 USD
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