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Lake Mburo National park is amazingly the closest national park to Kampala , it also doubles as the smallest national park. Situated between Masaka and Mbarara district   taking approximately 4 hours’ drive time to arrive. The park covers an area of 370km² including the lakes ( 5 lakes).  Lake Mburo  is endowed  with several  wildlife species  to mention  recently translocated giraffes,  buffaloes, elands, waters bucks, antelopes, zebras, oribis, topis , warthogs as you take a boat cruise on lake Mburo you will be in position to observe ,  hippos and crocodiles.  In addition, the park also is home a wide a ray of birds amounting to 350 species some which include water birds, forest and savanna birds.

 Lake Mburo national park has got thrilling activities that keep its visitors on the select safaris  always on the desire for more.  Some of the most common tourism activities at Lake Mburo include; Game drive in the park, boat cruise on Lake Mburo, birding/ bird watching, Nature walks, the unique horse riding to view wildlife, fishing , cultural tours and cycling among others.  Park Can be accessed in two gates,  namely Sanga gate accessible when one is driving from Kampala side and Nshara gate accessible when one is coming from Mbarara side. despite the small size of lake mburo national park, it  never ceases to amaze its visitors on safari  because of the so many activities that can take part in.

Activities & Attractions at lake Mburo National park

Game Drives

For any savannah African safari, its considered   safari or a rewarding one until a game drive is conducted.  Its therefore by all means that game drives are the prime activity one can.

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Boat Cruise

Another rewarding activity one ought to look for, when they are in Lake Mburo national park is a boat cruise. The cruise on the lake equally  guarantees one a view of the amazing flora and founa.

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Bird watching at Lake Mburo.  Birding has increasingly become an attraction at lake Mburo national park. With the huge bird species that frequently storm the park, birding clearly keeps on growing.

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Guided nature walks

Taking a guided nature walks at Lake Mburo national park is a highly welcome activity. The park is open to all visitors who intend to do guided nature walk and is usually conducted along with the ranger guide.

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Horse back riding

Another unique aspect of lake Mburo national park is the ability for one to carry out a game viewing exercise while riding a horse. The fascinating activity gives the park a distinction from the rest of the country’s

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Fishing safaris 

Fishing is yet another tourism activity carried at Lake Mburo national park.  The lake is endowed with 6 fish species, with the most commonly caught species being tilapia.

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Safari / Tour Packages

Pleasurable 3 days lake Mburo safari, sees you at of Uganda’s hidden wildlife havens, situated between Masaka and Mbarara. The park is the nearest to Kampala with

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Engage in a 5 Days lake Mburo and bwindi safari to Lake Mburo national park and to Bwindi forest national park. The safari is  quit an amazing one, as it  entails the view of the wildlife at Lake Mburo

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This 4 days Kibale chimpanzee trekking and Lake Mburo safari entails scenic a drive to the fort portal   town   with a view of its beautiful splendors such as the crater lake,the hills and many more, you will do chimpanzee.

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Want an Amazing experience to lake Mburo Park.

lake Mburo Safaris conducts safari experience to lake Mburo  National park , lake Mburo is considered the nearest national park to the capital Kampala. Our safari experience at  lake Mburo park  include wildlife safaris, birding , cultural encounters, nature walks,fishing safaris chimpanzee safari etc.

Location: old kira Road/Ntinda Kiwatule Road -Adjacent to Fraime Supermarket.

Phone: +256791217764