Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo National ParkLake Mburo national park is the smallest of Uganda’s Savannah national park but it is a compact gem.

It’s conveniently located close to the highway that connects Kampala to the parks of western Uganda.

Its underlain by Precambrian metamorphic rocks which date back 500million years.

Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo is a home to 350 bird species and also zebras, impala, buffalo, eland, leopard, hyena, hippo, oribi, defasa waterbuck, topi and reedbuck.

Lake Mburo is one of the few national parks in which visitors are allowed to walk, accompanied by a ranger.

Together with 13 other lakes in the area, Lake Mburo forms part of a 50km-long wetland system linked by a swamp.

Five of these lakes lie within the park’s borders. Once covered by open savanna, Lake Mburo National Park now contains much woodland as there are no elephants to tame the vegetation.

More information about Lake Mburo National Park can be found on the Ugandan Wildlife Authority website.

Suggested Itinerary

Lake Mburo is ideal for stopover on a journey from Kampala to other western parks or from the parks back to Kampala. It is also perfect for Business travellers looking for adventure as it is close to Kampala.

2 Days Luxury Game Safari

  • DAY 1: Kampala –Lake Mburo National Park

    Lake Mburo National ParkTravelling from either way, arrive at lake Mburo National Park in the Afternoon, check in in your accommodation .

    Take a tranquil evening ride along the eastern banks of Lake Mburo, view birds, crocodiles, hippos, against the setting sun.

  • DAY2: Lake Mburo –Kampala

    Lake Mburo National ParkTake a morning game drive, encounter zebras, buffalo, impala, elands, and a variety of birds.

    After lunch, walk with the guide across the wooden observation platform of salt lick area where wild life gathers to lick salty soil before heading back to Kampala.