Lake Mburo National Park located in the western part of Uganda along the Masaka – Mbarara highway has got great attractions which will definitely interest even the most complicated person and once you get there, you can have a nature walks conducted on foot with the help of a guide who will be providing all the information that you may need to know about the park and its vegetation as well as wildlife and birds in it. There are other activities like the boat ride and horse riding.
Meanwhile those that are so much interested in taking pictures, this park offer spectacular views of the park’s terrain and wildlife especially during the game drive normally done in the morning or in the evening hours. During the game drive, you will be able to see the long horned Ankole cow grazing alongside animals like the burchellis zebras, buffalos, duikers, oribi, bush pigs and antelopes, there are jackals, vervet monkeys and olive baboon.
The boat ride is done on Lake Mburo and you need to be careful as there are huge crocodiles and hippopotamus, you may come across during the thrilling two-hour cruise. There are lots of bird species including the pelicans, herons, cormorant fish eagles and you may even be lucky and see the shoe bill storks.
A lot of game life is seen on the eastern side of Lake Mburo, variety of savannah animals and birds can be seen like the zebras that frequent the grassy valley floors that join to the Ruroko track that goes through rock kopjes, home to the elusive klipspringer. Meanwhile the south of the park, the lakeside track passes through dense woodland so when you go through that, you get the chance to see the bush buck and bush duiker as well as enjoy the panoramic view of the park.
The park has continuously supported tourist safaris that are carried out from there due to the presence of a wide range of wildlife and vegetation which have greatly attracted many visitors to come for safaris to Uganda.