Lake Mburo National Park
Lake Mburo National Park is the closest national park to Kampala, it also doubles as the smallest national park. Situated between Masaka and Mbarara district taking approximately 4 hours drive time to arrive. The park covers an area of 370km² including the lakes (5 lakes). Lake Mburo is endowed with several wildlife species to mention recently translocated giraffes, buffaloes, elands, waters bucks, antelopes, zebras, oribis, topis, warthogs as you take a boat cruise on lake Mburo you will be in position to observe hippos and crocodiles. In addition, the park also is home a wide a ray of birds amounting to 350 species some which include water birds, forest and savanna birds.
The most common tourism activities at Lake Mburo include: game drive in the park, boat cruise on Lake Mburo, birding/birdwatching, nature walks, the unique horse riding to view wildlife, fishing, cultural tours and cycling among others.