Experience Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda

Lake Mburo National Park is the only park that contains impalas and the only one in western Uganda with Burchell’s zebra and eland. At only 370 sq km, it is the smallest park compared to many East African parks but  home to a surprising diversity of wildlife with 69 mammal species and 332 bird species.

A number of the park’s herbivores are rarely, if at all, found elsewhere in Uganda. Topi for instance, are only found  in Queen Elizabeth National Park other than Lake Mburo. Leopards and hyenas are also present and, after years of absence, lions are once more sighted. Hippos and crocodiles live in the park’s five lakes, while the fringing swamps hide secretive wetland creatures such as the sitatunga antelope. The bird list contains more ‘swamp specials’ such as the papyrus gonolek, papyrus yellow warbler, white-winged warbler and shoebill. Acacia woodland bird species are well represented around the rest camp at Rwonyo and in the lightly wooded grassland valleys east of the park.

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Recommended Tours Featuring Lake Mburo National Park

These sample tours will give you an idea of what to expect when either traveling to Lake Mburo National Park or how we incorporate Lake Mburo National Park with the other destinations Uganda. Please note that the following tours are meant to inspire you since your safari will be tailor-made by our travel experts to fit your needs and preferences within this destination. 

Uganda's Big Five Safari

10 Days

Uganda’s Big Five Safari
From $5,358 per person sharing

Destinations visited:
Entebbe, Murchison Falls, Budongo, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi & Lake Mburo

Exciting Uganda Safari

10 Days

Exciting Uganda Safari
From $2,890 per person sharing

Destinations visited:
Entebbe, Lake Mburo, Queen Elizabeth, Murchison Falls & Kidepo Valley

Discover Uganda Safari

10 Days

Discover Uganda Safari
From $3,185 per person sharing

Destinations visited:
Entebbe, Mbale, Kidepo, Murchison Falls, Kibale & Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth National Park

14 Days

Unrivalled Uganda Safari
From $5,658 per person sharing

Destinations visited:
Entebbe, Murchison Falls, Kibale, Queen Elizabeth, Bwindi & Diani

Map of Lake Mburo National Park

Places to Stay at Lake Mburo National Park

Below are some of our highly recommended places of stay at Kibale that have been tested and chosen by our travel specialists

Mihingo Lodge

Mihingo Lodge

Designed to blend in with its fragile surroundings, Mihingo is an environmentally friendly lodge that offers comfort, relaxation and the experience of being at one with nature.

Mantana Tented Camp

Mantana Tented Camp

Mantana Tented Camp is a small and intimate luxury camp, in a beautiful setting with a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of plains game, it is an ideal place to enjoy the African wilderness and to start or finish a safari to Uganda.

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