Activities in Lake Mburo National Park

Activities in Lake Mburo National Park

Activities in Lake Mburo National Park

Activities in Lake Mburo National Park: Lake Mburo National Park is famous for its high numbers of herbivores like the oribi, reed bushbucks, common eland, African buffalo, hippopotamus, warthogs, and the most common herbivore the zebras but there is a lot to see if you’re interested in having a great time while in the park you can participate in some of the activities the park has to offer like; the boat rides which are carried out on lake Mburo which will not only offer amazing experiences on the water but also gives you the chance to see a number of rewarding attractions like bird species and animal species, birding with over 200 bird,  species that can be seen,  game drives, fishing among other memorable activities for a rewarding experience during your Uganda safari

BOAT RIDES

Boat rides are the most rewarding activities in lake Mburo national park which attract a number of tourists to visit the park. The boat rides are carried out on lake Mburo national park an amazing feature that will give you rewarding views of the park and its magnificent flora and fauna. During the  boat rides on the lake, you will get the chance to see a number of bird species including, Blue Quails, he Lesser and Great Swamp Warblers, Chubb’s and  Caruthers’s Cisticola Black Crake, Common Squacco, Striated, Black-headed,  Herons White-headed and Black-billed Barbet, Greenwood Hoopoe, Blue-breasted Shining-blue Kingfishers, Lilac-breasted Roller, Black-winged Bishop, Great White and Pink-backed Pelicans,  during the boat rides you will also see a number of other animal and amphibian species for instance the crocodiles can be seen sun basking. You can also have the chance to see a number of animal species in the plains of the park for instance the zebras, antelopes, bush bucks, buffaloes and other animal species feeding in the plains for an amazing experience and also you will also have the experience of watching the sun set for an amazing experience in the park.

BIRDING 

Birding in lake Mburo national park is quite rewarding because the park is a home to over 300 bird species which makes it the perfect birding destination for birders who will get the chance to see over 100 bird species during your birding experience in the park. Among the notable bird species that can be seen in the woodlands of the park include; Acacia woodland, woody gorges, which act as habitats for the numerous bird species like the long-crested eagle handsome Francolin, Rwenzori Batis Dusky turtle love, paradise flycatcher, archer’s ground robin, , double collared sunbird, marsh harrier, Ruwenzori turaco, common moorhen Ruwenzori night jar, grey throated tit, the dusky crimson wing, red-faced woodland warbler and during the boat rides you will also have the chance to see a number of water birds and other many bird species.

FISHING 

In the park, you will get to participate in a number of activities including fishing where you will get the chance to catch the different types of fish. In the park, Mazinga was set aside as a fishing spot and because it is safe for fishing given the fact it is free from crocodiles has enabled the activity to be carried out.  The fresh water lake is a home to a number of fish types but the tilapia is the most common type of fish that is caught.  Interesting about the activity is the fact that as a reward for your participation in the activity where you get o keep the fish caught and you can take it back home or to your hotel and prepare it. During fishing on the area you will get to see a number of water birds like the African king Fischer, the Grey crowned cranes, and Great cormorants among other bird species.

GAME DRIVES 

The park is home to 69 mammal species among which you can find herbivores like the different Antelope species, Common Duiker, Defassa Waterbuck, Impalas, Buffalos, Bush pigs, Giraffes, Eland, and Zebras. During the different game drives that can be carried out in the park like the morning game drive, you will see the early risers like the zebras, bushbucks, antelopes among other herbivores, additionally, you will you will also get to see a number of attractions like the different bird species and during the evening game drives, you will see some carnivores in the park like  hyenas and catching prey. There are different tracks in the park that can be embarked on like the zebra tracks where you will have the chance to see a number of zebras especially the Burchell’s zebra, Kazuma track, will give you the best opportunities to see a number scenic views within the park and Kigambira loop is another game drive track where you will go through the woods, where you will see a number of herbivores like the duikers, bushbucks among other tracks.

GUIDED NATURE WALKS         

During the different activities in lake Mburo national park, the guided nature walks will The park has a number of walking trails that you can embark on to lead you to a number of attractions. During the activity, you are accompanied by a guide and an armed ranger who will protect you from any attacks from the wild animals. You will embark on your journey along the different trails in the park which will lead you to a number of attractions and a number of rewarding views, through Rubanga forest where you can see numerous bird species, you will also get to see a number of rewarding animal species and exceptional views of the lake and other attractions.

HORSEBACK RIDING

The activity is arranged by Mihingo lodge for tourists interested in taking part in the activity, the activity will give you  a more of the up-close look at the animals more than during the game drives because during the activity you will get to get closer to the animals while they graze in the grasslands as you also have relaxing adventures for an amazing experience in the park.

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