Lake Mburo is one of the shortest wildlife excursions travelers on Uganda safaris can full enjoy. The famous lake Mburo National Park is a compact gem, situated in the three district of Kiruhura, Isingiro and Mbarara district in western part of Uganda close to the highway that links Kampala Capital city to the different Parks of western Uganda. The park is Uganda’s smallest remarkable savannah national parks and situated just 240 kilometers from Uganda’s Capital city Kampala and 30 km by road east of Mbarara town.
Lying in area mainly covered with expansive
acacia woodland, Mburo has remarkably diverse fauna compared to other
parks and reserves in Uganda and hence the park deserves visit by each
and every traveler planning for safaris in Uganda. Lake Mburo national park is the best protected area in the Uganda where visitor on Uganda safari tour
can easily see the gigantic eland antelope, stunning zebra, plus the
waterbuck animal species, Klipspringer and the rare topi, impala, and
distinguished acacia species of birds. Besides the wild life, the five
lakes located within the park attract large numbers of hippos,
crocodiles and a variety of water birds; all these can be enjoyed when
tourists on safari tour to Uganda
under takes boat ride in the calm tranquil water of the lakes. While
fringing swamps ac as best hiding ground for various papyrus specialists
such as the rare sitatunga, unique antelope plus the red, black and
yellow papyrus gonalek.
Lake Mburo is the nearest national park to
Kampala and can be explored by visitors on Uganda safaris but with less
time to spend in the country and the park also offers a refreshing
stopover for travelers on Uganda safaris to various parks in western parks and reserves.
Taking safaris to Uganda’s
Lake Mburo will enable visitors to travel and have stopover at Uganda
Equator crossing Center in Kayabwe, here they will enjoy marvelous water
experiences, visit the Africa art and craft shoes, do photo shooting,
afterwards they will embark on their drive to Lake Mburo national park
through the farmed hill sides and the wonderful range lands of Ankole
which can be viewed along the way.
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