Are you a lover of parks, beautiful sceneries and a fan of nature? Then here are a few awesome facts that you need to know about Mbarara, Uganda.
Mbarara town is a region commonly known as “the land of milk and honey” located in Uganda, one of the Eastern African countries. It’s in Mbarara district and it’s the largest urban centre, main business capital of Western Uganda and one of the fastest growing towns in Uganda.
Being one of the vast tourist attractions in Uganda, the town is located about 290 kilometers, south of Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city.
Mbarara is blessed with beautiful natural sceneries including four national parks which can be accessed from Mbarara town within minutes and some a few hours’ drive depending on their location. Some of these beautiful Mother Nature’s are as follows:
- LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK:
Its Within Mbarara district and it will take you around 35minutes to drive from Mbarara town; Game viewing being the main tourist attraction due to its biodiversity.
- QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK
It will take you like 1 and a half hours to drive from Mbarara town. It’s said that this park has the highest biodiversity ratings of any game reserve in the world.
- LAKE BUNYONYI
“Bunyonyi” literally means birds. This can only signify that there are several bird species on the Islands of Lake Bunyonyi.
Situated in Kabale district and it will take you approximately 2hours to drive from Mbarara town.
- MGAHINGA NATIONAL PARK
To get to this beautiful park it will take you up to approximately 3 hours while driving from Mbarara town.
This park is well known to have gorillas since its one of the main habitats of mountain gorillas.
If you have always wanted to go for a gorilla jungle tracking then this is the place to be!
You don’t have to be “all business” when you visit Mbarara in Uganda, create some time to visit some of the Uganda’s finest and if you think that you have had the most fascinating thing about Mbarara then you are wrong, here is what you also need to know.
We as Modern Coast Express Limited can easily get you to this beautiful town in Uganda. All you have to do is book a date to travel with us.
We have a bus that always leaves at 5pm going to Mbarara from Nairobi and if you are coming from Kigali you can also board one at 8pm on a daily basis.
We have different types of seats according to your style and they also vary in charges apart from their sizes and comfort.
You can as well pay either in Kenyan, Ugandan or Rwandan currency. Our prices are affordable and you will also get the comfort that you need in our luxurious buses.
Always travel in style courtesy of Modern Coast Express Limited!!!
– Betty Mugo