Best Time to Visit Lake Mburo National Park

June to August and December to February is the best time when to visit Lake Mburo National Park, because it is the dry season, though the best time for bird-watching safaris in Lake Mburo National Park is usually January, February, June and July, when there are lesser rains, and roads are passable.

Best Time to Visit Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo national Park can be visited at anytime, because it remains Open all year round. While June, July August, December, January & February are the dry months/season considered best time of the year to Visit Lake Mburo National Park, for an ultimate wildlife viewing as most animals wander to quench around water bodies. Yet wet months/season of March, April, May, September, October & November  when the park is breathtaking with pristine vegetation, is also suitable time to visit fir bird watching and discounted lodge rates.

Lake Mburo National Park has 14 lakes, which has helped to moderate its weather, making it perfect for visiting throughout the year. The temperatures remain at a variation range between 250C (77 F) and 270 C (80 F)  during the day and 130C (55 F) to 150C (59 F) at night.

While the hottest months of January, February, July, Aug and September showcase higher temperature variations of 27ºC (80 F) during the day and low temperature variations of 15 C (59 F) at night. The months of April, May, October and November are the coolest months whose temperatures range between 250C (77 F) high, during the day and 130C (55 F) low at night.

Otherwise, all other months maintain a stable temperature range of 260C (79 F) during the daytime and 140C (57 F) during night time.

Because of this, Aloyo Safaris advises each traveler to carry handy warm and appropriate gear for game drives both early mornings and in the evening.

Lake Mburo National Park, like all savannah parks (Queen Elizabety, Murchison Falls) experiences two wet seasons and two dry seasons. The long dry season begins in June and runs through July, August, September, and the short one in December, January, and February.  Whereas the  long wet season runs from  March through May, and the short one, in October to November

Visiting Lake Mburo National Park  From June to August and December to February (Dry seasons).

The dry season is the ideal season to visit Lake Mburo national Park because of its dry and cool weather, less/few mosquitoes, bugs and sparse vegetation growth for clear game viewing drives to spot numerous animals, as well as taking great photos. The  dry season also coincides with holidays seasons in Europe, North America, East Africa and the best time to go gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, as well as Chimpanzee tracking in  Kibale Forest national Park, and Wildebeest Migration in Maasai mara hence bringing in more travelers to visit Lake Mburo National Park for an enroute  game watching, among other activities in the Park.

Visiting Lake Mburo National Park during Rainy (Wet) Season.

The wet-rainy seasons is when roads become muddy, wet making it hard to navigate through the trails. Yet the air is clear, with green landscapes, an ideal time to see migratory birds in the Park. The migratory birds flock into the park in November and leave by April. The peak rainy season of April and November bring plenty of food that attracts numerous avian activities, although the roads are slippery, and also roads and airstrips can be challenging to navigate.

Fewer people tend to visit the park during these wet months each year, because of the occasional rainy storms which disorganize the game drives, although some visitors would prefer to visit the park due to the low rates of accommodations.