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Lake Mburo National Park is in Western Uganda.

Lake Mburo National Park




Flora and fauna[edit]

Fish Eagle, Topi, Impala, Warthog, Vervet Monkey, Plains Zebra, Crocodile, Hippo, Lion, Oribi, Lelwel Hartebeest, olive baboon, leopard


Get in[edit]

Private vehicle is the only reasonable way to reach the park. To reach your accommodation outside the park, you can take a matatu taxi or bus from Kampala to Sanga (40.000). Then a private hire will take you the rest of the way (50.000).

Fees and permits[edit]

Entrance fees are required and can only be paid electronically, i.e. either by online reservation or at the entry gate with credit card. Cash is not accepted any more since 2021.

See Uganda Wildlife Authority for more information.

Get around[edit]



Besides classical game drives, it is also possible to do safaris on foot or with a bicycle.



There are very few places to buy food. It would be wise to bring some supplies.




Some limited cabins and dorms exist. Try to book ahead.

Mhingo Lodge is a comfortable safari camp, built just on the edge of the park. Deluxe safari tents with thatched roofs, attached bathroom with shower and toilet. Central dining room and bar. Swimming pool. Horse-back safaris.

Hyena Hill Lodge has beautiful lodges overlooking the national park. They offer mountain bike tours inside and outside the park.


There are designated spots for camping


Trekking into the backcountry will require the hiring of a guide.

Stay safe[edit]

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