By admin | May 10, 2008
Lake Mburo Uganda National Parks
LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK (LMNP)
This park, 260 kms, is found in Mbarara District, with an altitude range from up to 1828m above sea level. The Lake Mburo National Park is named after the lake which falls in this territory.
Species . This little park hosts a variety of animals, that is to say 68 mammal species, including a large number of impalas (the antelope from which “Kampala” is named after), zebras Uganda kobs, duikers bushbucks, Ankole cattle topis, buffaloes, leopards, spotted hyenas, waterbucks, warthogs, oribi. There are 315 bird species, including , shoebill stork, red faced barbet, crested crane, papyrus yellow warbler. The vegetation is mainly open Savannah of Acacia trees, Olea and Boscia.
Activities. Launch trip on lake Mburo, to see hippos, crocodiles, cormorants, herons, fish eagle, pelicans, and many birds species. Game drives along the Park to see the animals (following the , Zebra , Impala, Lakeside tracks or Kazuma). Nature walk and bird watching.