Lake Mburo National Park reviews


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Lake Mburo National Park is located in the west of Uganda, in the Kiruhura district, 240 kilometers (150 miles) west of the capital, Kampala, and 30 kilometers (19 miles) from the region’s biggest city, Mbarara. At 260 kilometers² (100 miles²), this is a relatively small park, but it harbors some animal and plant species that cannot be found anywhere else in Uganda... ...

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(5/5 stars) Written on: Jan 20, 2016   |   Visited: Aug 2015.
Lake Mburo National Park is well-located between Entebbe and Bwindi and makes a good stop to avoid a really long drive. The park has no lions or elephants so it is perhaps not as exciting in a large animal aspect. It does have giraffes, Burchell's zebra and impala, which are not seen in many places in Uganda.

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(3/5 stars) Written on: Feb 04, 2015   |   Visited: Nov 2013.
Lake Mburo National Park is the smallest of Uganda’s savannah park. It is named after a Lake which lies in the park. It offers some of the best experiences of wild Uganda – recommended that you stay longer than two days. The vegetation ranges from Savannah, woodland, rock ridges, acacia, wetlands which provide different activities to the visitors. You have opportun... read more
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(5/5 stars) Written on: Jan 06, 2015   |   Visited: Nov 2014.
While in Lake Mburo National Park, try out horseback game viewing! it is extremely beautiful. It can be a ride or a walk on a horse depending on one’s riding experience, either way it is the most unique way to view game with greater chances of getting really up-close with the animals. For experienced riders, the ride takes about 4 - 5 hours in the Warukiri plain o... read more
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(4/5 stars) Written on: Dec 29, 2014   |   Visited: Jul 2014.
Lake Mburo (370sq km) is one of Uganda's smallest but bio-packed with zebras, elands, shoe-bill storks, crocodiles and African Finfoot that cant be missed! read more
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(4/5 stars) Written on: Feb 08, 2014   |   Visited: Jan 2014.
One of Uganda's smallest savannah parks but with lots of wonders and adventure, the amazing Lake Mburo National Park is located in Kiruhura District in Western Uganda,East-Africa

The park's well developed Acacia woodland harbors a number of wildlife species and it is the best place in the country to see the gigantic eland antelope,topi, impala, buffaloes and va... read more
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Safari suitability: 6 / 10
Scenic, small park of important biodiversity. No elephants or rhinos.
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