Getting There

Lake Mburo National Park is conveniently located in between Kampala – the capital city and Mbarara, the major stopover for those visiting other parks in the west and southwestern Uganda. The park is accessed mainly by road and it is 228 kilometers from the capital city – Kampala with and the drive takes about 3 and a half to four hours depending on the road conditions and whether or not you make some stopovers along the way which might include a visit to the Drum makers at Mpambire trading centre and the Equator at Kayabwe.

Driving from Kampala or Mbarara, the park is accessed by 2 Gates; from Mbarara, the first gate is Sanga gate accessed through Sanga trading centre while the next one is Nshara gate. It is about 2 kilometers from each of the gates to arrive Rwonyo where the park headquarters are found. There are currently no scheduled domestic flights to this park but it is possible to arrange a private charter through Aerolink or Fly Uganda; the only two domestic flight operators in the country.

If you are flying into Uganda, note that Entebbe airport will be your entry and it is 46 kilometers from the capital city – Kampala so keep it in mind to have your accommodation and pick up arrangements handled by your tour operator or if you wish to transfer directly to the park, keep note that early arrival is necessary.