Burigi-Chato National Park

The Burigi-Chato National Park is situated close to Lake Victoria, on the border with Rwanda, and is surrounded by the Kagera River and Lake Burigi. The national park was created by the government in the 1970s as a game reserve and in May, 2018 promoted and upgraded into fully fledged national parks together with other five to form National Parks to support the government’s initiative to increase revenues from the tourism sector.

The Burigi-Chato National Park open up a new tourism circuit in the North Western parts of and Lake Zone of Tanzania. The park is a home to a wide collection of wildlife, including elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, lions, leopards, zebras, giraffes, chimpanzees and gorillas.