Lake Mburo National Park is the smallest of Uganda’s Savannah national parks found in Western Uganda in Kiruhura District its approximately 240 kilometres by road from Kampala the capital city of Uganda and 30 kilometres east of Mbarara the largest city in the sub-region.
Lake Mburo National Park is about 260 square kilometres with an altitude ranging between 1220m to 1828m above sea level. 20% of the park’s surface area is wetland and the annual rainfall is about 800mm.
Lake Mburo National Park has different kinds of animals which include:  zebras, buffaloes, impala, antelopes, topi, bushbuck, common duiker, Defassa waterbuck, Oribi, bohor reedbuck, Buffaloes, bush pigs, monkeys, warthogs, hippopotamus and about 300 different bird species.   
Of the five Lakes which lie within the boundaries of the park Lake Mburo is the largest and part of the cluster 14 lakes which are fed by the Rwizi River and connected with different permanent and seasonal swamps. And the rest of Lake Mburo National Park is comprised of the open savanna and acacia woodland.
Besides the mammals and different bird species, Lake Mburo National Park also has different tree species like: Acacia polycantha, Acacia hockii, Acacia sieberiana and Acacia gerrardii.
History of Lake Mburo National Park
In 1933 Lake Mburo National Park was gazetted as a Controlled Hunting zone and then was upgraded to the Game Reserve in 1963 but people continued grazing their cattle in the Reserve upto 1983 when it was upgraded to the status of the National Park.

Accomodation in Bwindi National Park
  • Mihingo Lodge - Luxury

  • Mantana Tented Camp - Luxury
  • Rwoboko Rock - Medium
  • Lake Mburo Safari Lodge - Medium
  • Arcadia Cottages - Medium
  • Rwonyo Bandas - Budget