Lake Mburo national park is Uganda’s smallest national wildlife park with area coverage of 370 km2 with attractive rolling hills, forest galleries, rich acacia woodlands, seasonal and permanent wetlands and open grassy valleys that support the health of wildlife. The park is located in the south western part of Uganda in the district of Kiruhura conveniently close to the western highway that connects to western Uganda approximately 260km2 from Kampala.
Lake Mburo is also the only park in Uganda where you find the Impala and Eland. Lake Mburo national park is one the best birding sites in Uganda with more than 315 different bird species and 68 different mammals including Impala, buffalo, Leopards, Bushbucks, Topis, Uganda Kobs, Zebras, Oribi and Duikers. Hippos and Crocodiles also are permanent residents of the lake Mburo. The park attractions include: game viewing, boat ride safari, horseback riding safaris, nature walks, and bird watching. The park can only be accessed by road from Kampala by road via Masaka-Mbarara road taking about 3 to 4 hours’ drive on road.