Lake Mburo National Park is Uganda’s smallest national park, but it is also the closest to the country’s capital, Kampala. The park is a small gem reserve situated along the highway that links Kampala to Uganda’s western region.
Because of its location on the highway, it can be used to break up long drives from Kampala to other national parks in the western part of the country, such as Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Queen Elizabeth National Park, and others.
Lake Mburo National Park was established in 1933 as a controlled hunting area, and in 1963 it was converted to a game reserve. The Banyankore pastoralists (commonly known as Bahima) dominated the region, who continued to herd their cattle and other livestock in the reserve until the Obote regime granted it national park status in 1983.
Mbarara city, Lyandtonde, Isingiro North, and Kiruhura are the four major districts that surround the national park.
Lake Mburo National Park is also the closest national park in Uganda to the President’s home town of Kiruhura in the Kiruhura province.One can travel for about 2 hours from Lake Mburo to the president’s home in Nyabushozi-kiruhura district, a distance of about 99 kilometers.
Lake Mburo National Park has a variety of activities.
The park is one of the country’s smaller national parks, but it’s jam-packed with animal activity and adventure.
Guests may participate in a variety of events when in Uganda safari. Guests may participate in a variety of events when staying at the hotel. Guests may participate in a variety of activities when visiting this protected area.
Activities done in Lake Mburo national Park
Another fun walk is through the trees, and provides views of the birds that the forest supports; further walks through the woods include opportunities to see other mammals; and climbs to the hill provide views of the park’s 9 parts, which are capped off by 14 lakes.
Short safaris such as one day Uganda safaris, two day Uganda safaris, and others are common in Lake Mburo National Park. You should also enter the park as a side trip to Bwindi Forest National Park to shorten the journey.