Reasons To Visit Lake Mburo National Park : Lake Mburo national park is located in the western region, it is situated within the Eastern region of Mbarara district, and it lies between the mountain Rwenzori and Lake Victoria. Lake Mburo National park is considered to be among the smallest national parks in the country, which covers a total surface area of about 370 square kilometers and stands at an elevated area of an altitude between 1,220 meters and 1,828 meters, and the interesting part about it is that it comprises around 20% of wetlands. This national park was first marked as a game reserve in 1963, it was later established as a national park in 1983, and it is being managed by the Uganda wildlife Authority who have their main responsibility of conserving and protecting all the national parks in the country.

Lake Mburo is commonly visited and famously known for being the destination where one could travel to for sport fishing activities because it is being surrounded by stunning waterbodies which are known to be seasonal and permanent, and it covered with a green lush vegetation, savannah woodlands among others and the following are some of the types of fish which can be caught such as; Tilapia, mudfish, haplochoromes, lungfish and many others. In addition, there more many interesting reasons why one could ever choose to travel to Lake Mburo National park while on their safari in Uganda and some of these include;

Reasons as to why one should visit Lake Mburo National park.

Exploring around Lake Mburo national park always blesses tourists with opportunities to do several activities where they create remarkable memories and have their best time during their safari.

Bird watching.

Lake Mburo National park is a perfect destination for bird lovers to visit because it seen as a birders paradise because it is a home to over 313 bird species which bring out the fact that tourists touring around this game park will be able to sight see at many beautiful bird species such as; the Nubian woodpecker, the rare red faced barbet, the brown parrot, the red shouldered cuckoo shrike, the emerald-spotted wood-dove, the red headed love bird, the crested francolin and many others.

 Game drives.

Game drives is ranked to be among the best ways on how individuals can explore well through many different parts of Lake Mburo National park within a short period. In addition, game drives activities are always done within different sessions such as; during in the morning and begin around 6:00am and in the evening at 6:00pm. More so, while on these game drives, tourists always get chances to overlook at many wildlife species such as; giraffes, zebras, buffalos, elands, warthogs and also spot nocturnal animals in the evening hours like; potto, bush babies, leopards and many others.

Reasons To Visit Lake Mburo National Park
Lake Mburo National Park

Boat cruise.

Boat cruise is one of the most exciting activities that is done on water which helps tourists to gain good experience most especially for those who have never are doing it for their first time. Boat cruise activities always go for about 2 hours and while on these launch trips individuals always get chances to sight see many mammal species such as; crocodiles, hippos among others.

Wildlife viewing.

Visiting in Lake Mburo National park 1 get to capture classic views of many wildlife species hence ranking it among the best destinations for game viewing activities. and this is because it is a home to over 69 mammal species such as; hyenas, zebras, African leopards, African buffalos, elands, Oribi, hippos, black and yellow papyrus hanalex, Defasa water bucks, antelopes, topi and other primate species like chimpanzees, baboons, monkeys among others.

More so, there are so many other things to do while in Lake Mburo national park and some of these include; horse back riding, guided nature walks where they always accompanied with park guides whose role is to lead them through different trails and ensure the top security of both the animals and people, Masha community wildlife forum, community visits where they get to interact with the local people, cultural encounters and get chances to learn more about the Banyankole people,  visit the Nahara community tourism group, Rubale fishing community,  hiking and many others.

Contact our trusted tour operators for more information about reasons as to why one should visit within Lake Mburo National park and Book with our tours and travel companies such as; Achieve Global safaris who offer the best tour packages while on your safari in Uganda.


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