This is one of the small National Parks in Uganda covering 260 sq km but still special in its own way. It got the name from
the lake that has got an interesting story behind it. Ask your guide to tell you this story. Lake Mburo National Park is the
nearest National Park to the country's capital Kampala.
Lake Mburo National Park is made up of a variety of habitats like the euphobia/acacia trees being part of the savannah formation,
its got a forest within, swamps and water bodies among others. Lake Mburo National Park is home to 320 bird species and 68 mammal
species. The parks special birds include African Finfoot, Brown-cheasted Lapwing, Red-faced Barbet, Coqui Francolin and Long-tailed
Cisticola among others.
Here there are mammals like the Eland, Impala, Zebra, Topi, Oribi, Bohor Reedbuck among others. Here there are two tented camps, Mihingo
being the number one, then Kimbla Mantana Tented Camp. There is Arcadia cottages, Rwakobo Rock and the rustic Rwonyo Camp, among others,
Lake Mburo is a 240km drive from Kampala on the Kampala-Mbarara highway. Access the first gate by turning left 13 km after Lyantonde township
and it is 9 km after the turn off to the Nshara gate.