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The wilderness marathon in Lake Mburo national park – Uganda safari news

lake mburo -safaris in ugandaThe Uganda safari destination of Lake Mburo National Park which is positioned in the south west of Uganda 240km from Kampala the capital of Uganda is set to host the wilderness marathon which will be the first of its kind .
The UWA along with the Uganda Tourism Board and a private proprietor s have teamed up to arrange this marathon in a bid to boost domestic tourism in the country and encourage the citizens to undertake safaris in Uganda.
The marathon which is note to be the first of its kind in Uganda is set to take place on 19th July 2015 so as to gather some funds that will enhance environmental conservation and also as means of giving back to communities that are settling around the park.
The event which is expected to attract counts of participants for the region is seen as a positive move to boost domestic tourism. The event which is to always take place every year and the funds gathered would be contributing to national park conservation, something that will work to ensure the continuity of Uganda safaris and tours.
The Tourism Board sees this move as a strategy through which some of the parks that have not been functioning well face promotion and also become self-sustaining. At the moment, Uganda has ten (10) national parks and twelve (12) game reserves but amazingly six of these are the only ones generating income that in turn support others.
The marathon event will  feature impressive game drives, boat cruises of Lake Mburo, nature walk, remarkable foods and the fascinating people surrounding the park. This would prompt other world travelers to undertake safaris to Uganda to participate in this event.
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