Standing as the smallest savannah park in Uganda, Lake Mburo has managed to beat the disadvantage of its size by diversity of what comprises it making it an ideal ground for safari in Uganda.
The park’s impressive savannah landscapes marked by great concentration
of acacia vegetation that adjoins the open plains marked by savannah
grassland that supports a range of grazers that make the Uganda safaris and tours to Lake Mburo National Park memorable.
Lake Mburo National Park is the only park among the ten (10) of them
that are found in Uganda that has population of Impala antelope, the
largest concentration of Burchells’s Zebra followed by Kidepo and a
population of eland antelope one of the largest antelope species which
only thrive in Lake Mburo park along with Kidepo and Pian Upe game
Reserve. This continues to make it a unique Uganda safari
destination. The park also boasts of populations of Rothschild
giraffes, Topis, Wart hogs, water bucks, bushbucks not forgetting a
range of nocturnal species including the aardvark.
National Park is the only National Park in Uganda which has the lake
fully in its boundaries. Lake Mburo supports counts of Hippopotamus and
Nile Crocodiles. The water birds like the African fish eagle tend to
perch on the shore trees targeting their prey. The African fin foot is
also a unique Species of birds which is found in Lake Mburo National
Park. In fact, the park contains 350 Species of birds with good
concentration of acacia associated Species which has made it a darling
for bird lovers prompting them to organize birding safaris to Uganda.
Lake Mburo National Park has got other impressive natural features
including the ancient Precambrian rocks that date back to 500 million
years ago. They are ideal habitats for rock dwelling species like
Klipspringer. The surrounding communities have diverse cultural
traditions that are centered on their traditional Ankole long horned
cattle which are beautiful unique breed of cattle that make the Uganda safari tour to Lake Mburo memorable.
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