Lake Mburo national park is located in western Uganda between the towns of Masaka and Mbarara covering an area size of 370km² west of Uganda’s capital Kampala and 4 hours away, the park is rich in impalas, Elands and large herds of Buffalo and Zebras and the park is rich in diversity of animals and plant species and the mammal species recorded in the national park are 6 and The most common mammals in the park are ;  buffaloes, hyenas, impalas, zebras,  Topis, road antelopes, jackals and Eland.

The park has beautiful scenery with swamps, rolling hills giving it a great scenic view. The nocturnal game drives in the park offer memorable adventures to see animal creatures that feed at night like lions, porcupines and bush babies.

This national park is  smallest park in Uganda  has rocky outcrops, open wooded savannah forest, dry hillside,  bush thickets, lakes and swamps  that attract different kind of animals that use the different places as their bet habitats.

Lake Mburo has five lakes that is habitat for Water Birds, crocodiles, hippos, and the sitatungas Antelopes that are the papyrus swamps dwellers and the yellow papyrus ganalex among others.

The National park has great budget  lodging facilities at the rwonyo park headquarters with 3 public campsites a midrange  facility lodge called Mantana Luxury tented camp and the luxury  Mihingo Lodge.

The boat cruise on Lake Mburo that last for hours  gives you a chance to see the Hippopotamuses, crocodiles and birds species like the cormorant, pelicans, the fish eagle, shoebill stork and Black crake among others .

Lake Mburo national park has over 313 bird species registered giving you a great birding adventure in the national park ad some of the notable species include; the rare white winged warbler, the crested francolin, emerald spotted wood Dove, the brown parrot, the common Francolin,  barefaced go way bird ,the green wood hoopoe, the black billed barbet, the blue napped mouse bird,  the trilling cisticola, Nubian woodpecker and the  African grey hornbill among others .

Species common around the Rwonyo camp  include; the African watted lover Rufous naped, Coqui francolin,  red necked spur fowl, temminck’s coueser, yellow throated long claw and the southern Red Bishop among others.

The lakes fish species are mainly 8   but the major ones are  Tilapia, mud fish, lung fish and Haplochromes you can engage in a fishing trip on the lake shores on the fishing shades given in the national park .

Wildlife Safaris in Lake Mburo national park

The Guided game drives in Lake Mburo are thrilling they give you a chance to see various game and animals in the national park like Impalas, Eland, giraffes, leopards and lions and it’s the only park where you can find the Burchell Zebras in western Uganda and the other national park you can find them in north Eastern Uganda is Kidepo National Park.

How to get to Lake Mburo National Park.

The Park is 4 hours 30 minutes drive from Uganda’s capital Kampala through masaka Town.

Uganda safaris Tours

Gorilla Trekking Uganda Safaris

3 Day Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Impenetrable

2 Days Gorilla Tracking Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Day Uganda Safaris

1 Day Rhino Tracking Tour at Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

1 Day Jinja City Tour

1 day white water rafting adventure safari in Jinja on the Nile River

1 Day Kampala city tour

1 Day Lake Mburo national park tour – Wildlife safari.

Short Uganda Safari Tours

2 Days Jinja tour with White water rafting safari on the Nile River

2 Days Tree Climbing Lions Tour Queen Elizabeth National Park

2 Days Murchison Falls safari Murchison Falls National Park

2 Days Chimpanzee tracking Budongo Forest tour Murchison Falls national park

2 Days Chimpanzee tracking- Birding in Kibale national park Tour Bigodi swamp

3 days queen Elizabeth safari Uganda – Tree climbing lions, Boat Cruise

3 Days Big Five safari Rhino, Lions, Elephants, Leopards, Buffaloes.

2 Days Murchison Falls safari Murchison Falls National Park

3 Days Murchison Falls Big5 Safari & CHIMPANZEE TOUR

3 Days Murchison Falls Tour

2 Days Murchison Falls Wildlife Safari

3 Days Murchison Falls National Park

2 Days Queen Elizabeth National Park Safari trip

3 Days Flying Gorilla Trekking safari in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest national park.

3 Days Murchison Falls national park safari & Rhino tracking tour, Ziwa Rhino sanctuary

3 Days Lake Bunyonyi Tour – Kabale, Uganda

Long Uganda Safari Tours

5 Days Kidepo Safari Tour

5 Days Gorilla tracking Safari, Lake Mburo and Queen Elizabeth Trekking Tree climbing lions

5 days Lake Mburo& Queen Elizabeth National Park Tree climbing lions, Chimpanzee Tracking

11 Days Birding Uganda safari and Wildlife Safaris Uganda

6 Days wildlife and chimpanzee tour – Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest and Queen Elizabeth

16 Days Uganda safari tour wildlife and primates tour

5 Days Uganda Queen Elizabeth tour and Gorilla tracking Rwanda.

14 days wildlife culture safari in Uganda

8 Days Uganda wildlife and Rwanda Safari tour.

6 Days Queen Elizabeth and Murchison falls tour safari in Uganda

7 Days Kidepo & Murchison Falls Safari

6 Days Gorilla tracking, Lake Mburo National park, Lake Bunyonyi and Volcanoes

8 Days Uganda safaris for chimpanzees and wildlife tour

11 days Uganda safari Best of Uganda wildlife tour

Uganda Mountaineering & Hiking Safaris

3 days sabyinyo hiking safari

3 days Mgahinga hike