June 22, 2024

Top Reasons Why You Should Visit Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo national park is a small jewel found on the highway that leads to the various parks situated in Western Uganda. Kampala-Mbarara highway. Burchells Zebras which are only found in lake Mburo and Kidepo valley are quite  the star  attraction together with Impalas, giant bush rat and slender mongoose which can only found here in the country. It’s also a great place for sighting leopards, hyenas, eland and Topi.
With all that aside, here are the top reasons why you should book a safari in Lake Mburo park if you are looking for an affordable wildlife adventure in Uganda
Game drive
The game drive can take you through the hills and open grasslands to see zebras, impalas, leopards, buffalos, reedbuck and with luck you can also see the lion.
Boat trip along L. Mburo
A diverse range of animals, bird and plant species can be clearly seen while on a boat trip along the lake. Hippo, crocodiles, Defassa waterbuck and birds like Black Crake, Heron, Pelicans, Fish Eagle and Cormorant are some of the creatures that you will view.
Forest walk in Rubanga forest
This forest being a conducive habitat for birds, birders can have a fun day walking in this forest viewing birds as they are more than 40 bird species recorded in this forest.
Nature walks
Visitors can take the opportunity to admire nature by walking to the salt lick in the company of a ranger guide where they can see several animals that are drawn to the salty rocks. Morning walks to the western part of the lake can lead to encounters with hyenas as they return to their dens and hippopotamuses as they retreat to the lake. A walk to the top of the hill can reward you with an amazing view of the 9 lakes out 14 found in the region.
Sport fishing
The commonly found fish in Lake Mburo is the Tilapia but others like the mud fish, lung fish and Haplochromes can also be found in the lake. Visitors can enjoy catching fish with hooks as they relax under a shade provided at the campsite.
Some other activities that can attract you to visit Lake Mburo national park are quad biking and horseback riding. To book a safari to Lake Mburo park email to booking@tristarafricaskimmersafaris.com or call us now on +256-758 540071.