Lake Mburo National Park is a Ugandan National Park located in western Uganda an area made up of extensive wetlands.
Its sculptured landscape, rolling hills and pleasant lake shores has a varied mosaic of habitats that comprises of the following forest galleries, seasonal and permanent swamps,rich acacia-woodland, lush valleys that sustain a wealth of wildlife.
Lake Mburo and the surrounding wetlands eventually drain into the Lake Victoria.
Lake Mburo National Park: What Game
- Uganda's only population of impala, and one of only three populations of Burchell's zebra.
- The shy, rare sitatunga antelope, gigantic eland antelope, zebra, topi and impala hippos and crocodiles
- Water birds, Lakeshore and papyrus swamp birds, seasonal swamp birds, woodland birds, grassland birds and Forest birds as wee as diverse wetland birds.
- Open Water Birds include; Pink-backed pelican, Darter, White pelican, Yellow-billed duck, Long-tailed cormorant, White winged black tern and Greater cormorant
- Over 26 species of lakeshore and papyrus swamp birds recorded here such as Fish eagle, Pied kingfisher, African finfoot, Great white egret, Night heron.
Lake Mburo National Park: What Activities.
- Game Viewing, game walks or a boat trip on the Lake Mburo.
- Guided Walks
- The nature trail offers the visitor a chance to admire nature insitu.
- Salt Lick -strategically located wooden hide (Observation point)
Lake Mburo National Park: Best time to visit
- The park has a semi-arid climate with just one rainy season per year (April-September) and rainfall is light.
- The best time to visit is October to March, when wildlife congregates around the few remaining water holes.
Lake Mburo National Park: Where to stay
- 3 public campsites Luxurious accommodation
- Agip Motel Mbarara,
- Mihingo Lodge
- Hotel Classic Ltd,