LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK
Lake Mburo is one of Uganda's smallest national parks, but you should not judge it by its size. It is ideally situated halfway between Kampala and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, making it an ideal stop over for those driving to see the gorillas instead of flying.
There are 14 interconnected lakes inside the park, which takes its name from the largest of the lakes. This wetland system helps to support a large variety of animals and especially birds. Lake Mburo is the only park in Uganda where you can find impala and is rumoured to be home to the largest population of zebra in Uganda. And with a little bit of luck, you might even be able to see a leopard here.
If you do stop here, don't miss out on the horse back safari experience, as there are not many places where you can approach game on horse back and it is absolutely fantastic.
WHERE TO STAY
From our visit to Lake Mburo, we have first-hand knowledge of the hotels and below you can find the ones we most commonly use, ordered from low key to deluxe. Open, close, then open each tab again to display the images of each lodge fully.
Rwakobo rock lodge
lake mburo tented camp