Visit and Tour Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo national park has a lot of wildlife animals but it lacks elephants and lions and this making it easy for nature walks in the park.

Visit Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National Park is located in the South western areas of Uganda and is one of the best parks to visit due to a short driving distance from the capital city of the country. The park sits on an area of 370 km squared thus becoming the smallest park in the country of Uganda. However, it becoming the smallest park, it does not mean it has less adventure.

Lake Mburo is a surprising place with panoramic landscapes and striking sunsets. The park is also full of diversity ranging from woodland, savannah vegetation, permanent and seasonal swamp thus becoming a home of various wildlife and bird species.

Lake Mburo national park is the home to over 69 mammals that are seen in the savannah grounds of the park. Some of these animals include the buffaloes, impala, elands, zebras, warthogs, bush buck, hyenas, water buck, leopards, oribi, jackal, topi and among others.

Lake Mburo national park has a lot of wildlife animals but it lacks elephants and lions and this making it easy for nature walks in the park.

Lake Mburo national park also a good place for leopards. So visitors who are interested in watching leopards in Uganda Lake Mburo national park is there for you but these animals are usually seen during early morning or night game drive because they are shy to expose themselves during day.

There are almost 315 bird species in Lake Mburo national park and they include the shoebill stork, African fish eagles, Abyssinian ground hornbill, Carruthers Coat cola, African finfoot, brown parrot, white winged warbler, tabora cist cola great snip, papyrus yellow warbler, white headed barbets and among other bird species.

People and Cultural Experiences in Lake Mburo. Culture is what makes Lake Mburo your finest destination to visit and explore the amazing culture of Banyankore the cattle keepers. In the years before gazatting the park as a national park, Bahima used to graze their cows in the parks premises. As years continued to elapse they were resettled and subdivided the land which remained outside the park into small ranges and plot for subsistence farming. Visitors who come to Lake Mburo can join the local community and they encounter the unique culture by participating in activities like Animal grazing, hand milking, brushing animals, meat roasting, treating sick animals, cooking meals using cow butter without fire, and among other.

The best time you can visit the park is during the month of June – September and December- February. The park is close to the equator and it is such an amazing tourism destination for tourists because you will take photos from the equator stopover as your heading to the park. Lake Mburo is the only park in Uganda that offers horseback safaris and good for domestic tourist who want to do a one day tour.

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