Cultural encounters around Lake Mburo National Park Uganda
Cultural encounters around Lake Mburo National Park Uganda, Culture of People in Lake Mburo Park, people Living in Lake Mburo Park. The Banyankole community around Lake Mburo National Park have got rich heritage that can be encountered while on Uganda safaris. The cultural activities provide a ground for experiential tours allowing the tourists to immerse themselves with the community in their daily routine. The cultural activities include participating in traditional hand milking (Okukama), brushing the cows (Okuragaza), sick animal treating, setting out with the herds to the grazing land (Okusetura), grazing its self (Okurisa), playing grazing instruments like flutes (Omubanda), watering cows on soil made water troughs (Okwesherera aha bwato bw’ itaka), traditional meat roasting and grilling process (Okwotsya n’ okukara enyama), preparing the famous traditional sauce made from cow ghee without fire (Okurunga eshabwe), milk pot cleaning and smoking (Okwozya n’ okwitira ebyanzi) using handmade ceramic (Ekicunga) and specially selected grass and tree species (Obwitizo n’ ebiti by’ okwitira), crafting milk pot lids (Okurika emiheiha) not forgetting preparing a calf pen (Okweyera n’ okwarira ekihongore ky’ enyena).
The Banyankole also do crop farming and have banana plantations thus cultural encounters also extend to include such experiences. The encounters with banana plantations include; participating in weeding (Okukura omwaata), pruning (Okusharira), crop planting (Okubyara) or harvesting (Okusharura) depending on the season, the process of banana food preparation process from peeling to fire making using local fire wood up to serving.
The traditional performances are also thrilling to encounter and you are free to learn some lyrics and participate in playing of some instruments and learn about the dancing. The traditional architectural huts are also thrilling to encounter. These encounters can be dome in peoples’ homesteads and other organized cultural centers like the Enyemebwa cultural center located close to the entrance of Nshaara gate.
Safari activities in Lake Mburo Park Uganda
The Uganda safari destination of Lake Mburo National Park with 315 species of birds has positioned its self as a rich birding destination in Uganda. The swamps of Warukiri and Miriti along the Rwonyo area and the forest of Rubanga present rich birding grounds READ MORE
Lake Mburo National Park is increasingly explored on foot. Walking safaris are increasingly gaining ground in park. In fact they are taking over game drive as an activity. The nature walks follow the set trails and the guests are always in company of a ranger guide READ MORE
Lake Mburo of which the park derives its name from is positioned entirely within the national park boundaries. The lake has expansive calm waters overlooking an extensive swamp system that adjoins the adjacent lakes. Lake Mburo present the opportunity for boat cruse READ MORE
The quad biking is also another private tourist activity that is conducted in Lake Mburo National Park. Run by the Mantana Tented Camp, quad biking is one of the most exciting activities that can be allowed in the Uganda safari parks. This trilling experience and fantastic fun derives READ MORE
Tourist Attractions in Lake Mburo National Park Uganda
Positioned in the impressive Savannah landscapes in the traditional Ankole range lands where inhabitants minded less about wild meat, Lake Mburo National Park has good counts of wild life most of which incline to the antelope family. Lake Mburo National Park has populations of the famous Impala Antelope that are found nowhere else in Uganda READ MORE
The Uganda safari tour destination of Lake Mburo National Park has a range of 315 bird species and is the best place to view acacia associated bird species. The diverse ecological landscapes presented by the park offer varied habitats that support a range of bird species. The forest environs that stretch from Rwonyo to the jetty present sightings READ MORE
Located in the traditional rangelands of the Bahima Pastoralists who cherished the area for grazing their unique breed – the Ankole long horned cattle, Lake Mburo National Park has got rich cultural encounters both within and its environs. The geographical features inside the park like the ancient Precambrian rocks which date READ MORE
Lake Mburo National Park is the closest National Park to Kampala 240km about 3 – 4 hours’ drive and boasts of counts of biodiversity and amazing scenic landscapes. The park is situated in the traditional range lands of the Bahima pastoralist. READ MORE
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