Located at 240km about 3 - 4 hours transfer from Kampala, Lake Mburo National Park is among the popular destinations explored by travelers on Safaris in Uganda.
the South west of Kampala, Lake Mburo National Park covers remarkable
savannah landscapes that are marked with lush acacia woodland, open
savannah plains, the ancient Precambrian rocks that date back to 500
million years ago and a labyrinth of wetland system that stretch to join
the Lake Victoria Catchment marked by thirteen (13) lakes of which five
(5) are shared by the park boundaries making it an exciting Uganda Safari tour destination.
Lake Mburo National Park enjoys its position as the smallest savannah park in Uganda covering 260km2
and stands as the only park with the populations of Impala in Uganda,
the highest concentration of Burchell’s Zebra in Uganda and among the
three places where Elands can be explored on Uganda Safaris and tours.
park is a rich birders’ haven with 350 species of birds among which
include the endemic Red faced Barbet on Ugandan standards, African fin
foot and the rare shoebill stork but with a greater concentration being
acacia dwelling species which makes it a must visit destination for
birders on birding Safaris in Uganda.
exciting walking safaris in Lake Mburo National Park provide for the
possible sights of Elands, Defassa Waterbucks, Impala, Buffaloes,
Rothschild Giraffes, Oribi, Topi and Burchell’s Zebra among others in
the company of an armed ranger guide departing at Rwonyo Tourism Center at 7am.
Mburo National Park is the only wildlife park where a day excursion
from Kampala can be conducted considering its proximity providing for a
stop en route at Uganda Equator crossing Kayabwe, extensive game drive
in the park and a thrilling afternoon boat ride on Lake Mburo which the
park derives the name to gain possible sights of Hippos and Nile
The surrounding pastoralist community is greatly known
for their fascinating long horned cattle and it is not a surprise to
find these domestic animals mixed up with wild game grazing at the park
boundaries or even within. With all that combined, Lake Mburo National
Park truly stands as the whispers of the wild.