Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park is a national park located in western Uganda. it is located in Kiruhura District in Western Uganda. The park is situated about 30 kilometers (19mi),by road, east of Mbarara,the largest city in the sub-region. This location is approximately 240 kilometers (150 mi), by road, west of Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city. The coordinates of the park are:00 36S, 30 57E (Latitude: 0.6000; Longitude: 30.9500).The park has a variety of animals such as zebras, impala, buffaloes, and over three hundred (300) birds pecies. At 260 square kilometers (100sqmi),the park is the smallest of Uganda’s Savannah national parks. The park has camp grounds and permanent tent facilities for visitors. Kimbla-Mantana African Safaris operate the only luxury tented camp inside the national park.In 2009, the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA), which manages the park announced plans to introduce balloon tourism in the park.

Activities In Lake Mburo National Park.

Birding – Lake Mburo National Park

Get a chance to experience birding in the swampy valleys and viewing platforms near the salt licks and in the forests.Species found at these locations include the Rufous-bellied Heron,Bateleur,coqui Francolin,Grey crowned crane,Black-bellied Bustard and brown-chested Lapwing.

Game Drive – Lake Mburo National Park

The game drives networks  in Lake Mburo national park pass through a variety of landscape features including acacia woodland,wetlands,grassy hillsides,rock outcrops and seasonally flooded valley floors.

Back Horse Riding Safaris in Lake Mburo National Park

Backhorse riding safaris in Lake mburo are so exciting when viewing the wildlife,animals that are often see on a close range include Eland and buffalos,warthogs,topi,Impala,duiker,bushbuck,waterbuck and zebras among others.

Launch Trips/Boat Cruise

Lake Mburo can be explored during a tranquil two hour boat voyage.keep an eye out for crocodiles,buffalos and hippos as well as colorful kingfishers,magnificent fish eagles and hammerkops with their enormous nests. On the other hand fishing is also another activity that is offered by this lake.Lake mburo contains around six species of fish,with tilapia being the most common.

 

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