Lake mburo national park is situated in western Uganda and certainly the nearest in terms accessibility/ distance from the capital city (Kampala), a drive distance of approximately 228km and 3-4 hours’ drive time. The park is located in Kiruhuru District between Masaka and Mbarara district.
The Entebbe international airport is 46km distance from Kampala the capital city. The Airport server as your entry point to the country and you will be picked up by the representative of the travel company you booked with, they will also conduct a transfer you to hotel you booke prior to our travel. all this can be upon your request since some citty hotel offer airport pick up services.
The park is accessible in two ways. When you are getting the park from Kampala-Masaka, your access will be through the Sanga gate about 20km for lyantonde a asmall district close the park and if you are driving from Mbarara, your entry to the park will be from the Nshara game aproxiamaltey 50Kms from Mbarara.
Getting to the park on your own.
Before you think of any other thing when going to a national park, make sure you have a clear budget in place entailing transport, accommodation and activities. Since these national parks are far from the towns or city you need to plan or else the cost and price you will pay could be remarkably higher than the one of hiring a tour operator to conduct your safari.
Upon getting all other aspects such as booking of accommodation in place you need to gauge the movement in the park and make sure you have enough fuel to avoid getting stuck in places with could be deemed as remote and accessibility of rescues is difficult. Arrangements with your lodge has to be prior to avoid inconveniences and while in the park you may have to hire a game ranger to show you the tracks with wildlife and in case there is a wildlife species you seem much interested in an you can’t see they will be much of help to show you, given their experience.