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Burigi-Chato National Park

Western Circuit - Tanzania


About the 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 opens up a new tourism circuit in the North Western parts of and Lake Zones of Tanzania.

Burigi-Chato National Park Attractions & Wildlife:

  • Wildlife mammals and a recent introduction of Lions.
  • High Number of bird species (Marabou stork Hornbills, Fish Eagle, Guniea fowls, and ducks)
  • Aquatic animals (fish crocodiles, hippos)
  • Scenic beauty encompassed by escarpments and unique round-topped hills and mountain ranges.
  • The scenic beauty of Kagera River and Lakes namely Burigi, NgomaKasinga/Nyarwambaire, Nyamalebe, and part of Lake Victoria
  • Miombo Acacia Woodlands and array catchment forests cover most of the park.

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