Lake Mburo National Park is a protected area in western Uganda, located approximately 240 kilometers from Kampala, the country’s capital city. The park covers an area of 370 square kilometers and is the smallest of Uganda’s savannah national parks. It was established in 1983 and is named after Lake Mburo, which lies within the park’s boundaries.
The park is known for its unique biodiversity, with over 350 bird species and 68 mammal species, including zebras, impalas, buffaloes, and elands. Lake Mburo National Park is also home to five lakes and several wetlands, making it a vital ecosystem for numerous aquatic species, including crocodiles and hippos. The park is also home to several species of primates, including vervet monkeys and olive baboons.
Lake Mburo National Park is also known for its stunning landscapes, with rolling hills, open savannah grasslands, and rocky outcrops. Visitors to the park can enjoy a range of activities, including game drives, boat trips, guided walks, and horseback safaris. The park is also an excellent place for bird watching, with several bird species endemic to the area. The park’s unique ecosystem and biodiversity make it an essential destination for tourists interested in wildlife conservation and natural beauty.