Lake Mburo National Park, Mbarara

#4 of 26 in Nature in Western Region
Must see · National Park · Nature / Park
Head over to Lake Mburo National Park to observe native wildlife that includes zebras, hippos, leopards, and buffalos. The park's lake is of special interested for nature lovers, as it attracts herds of buffalos--especially numerous here during the dry season. At sunset, make you way to the Rubanga Forest, where a viewing platform provides photogenic views of the lake. PutLake Mburo National Park into our Mbarara trip itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • DO NOT use the UWA ranger called Damian to do your night safari (or any other one). He was completely unprofessional and finished our safari an hour early. It’s very dark and there’s only one light...  more »
  • It's one of the smaller parks of Uganda but my goodness, what a variety of wildlife there is ! Make sure to take a boatride on the lake. You'll see heaps of hippos and lots and lots of birds. 1 day....  more »
  • Fabulous small park. While it lacks the top predators it more than makes up for it in an abundance of game. I loved our bush walk with Ranger Jameson. We " herded" 17 beautiful Rothschild's Giraffes, passed a large group of Eland cows and calf's, and huge herd of buffaloes. A boat ride on the lake was a lovely way to end the day.
  • This national park is the one with the largest population of zebras in Uganda. There is also a large population of impalas. Obviously many other animals like elephants, antelopes, giraffes, buffaloes, hippos, leopards ... But there are no lions

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