In an exclusive nature reserve next to Lake Mburo National Park, Mihingo Lodge is one of Uganda’s rich gems.
The lodge has twelve luxurious tented rooms, each with its own unique charms and décor. Each spacious canvas tent comes with en-suite bathrooms that feature hot and cold running water, showers, and flush toilets. The room incorporate the natural setting by including doorways framed by dead olive wood branches, natural colored pigments in the cement, and granite boulders in the design of some of the bathrooms. The tents also enjoy their own private veranda overlooking the waterhole, lake, forest, or rocky outcropping making it the ideal place to relax while enjoying a morning coffee delivered by a staff member.
The lodge is located in Lake Mburo National Park which encompasses an extensive area of wetland and several species of mammals and birds found nowhere else in Uganda. At 229-square miles, the Park is small yet has a rich variety of habitats including dry hillsides, rocky outcrops, bushy thickets, open and wooded savannah, forest, and lakes and swamps. The Park is the only place in Uganda where eland, impala, and klipspringer can be found and has the largest population of zebra in the country. It also has the highest concentration of leopards. Other wildlife living in the park include buffalo, waterbuck, topi, warthog, reedbuck, and oribi. Lake Mburo and fourteen other lakes are home to hippos, water fowl, and crocodiles.