Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park

Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park

“Un Imagined Land Scapes”

Originally a Game Reserve of 800 sq. km Rumanyika-Karagwe was gazetted as Rumanyika-KaragweNational Park in July 2019. Its area had shrunk to 247 sq. km due to human encroachment, but it is also still a beautiful area with great potential for photographic tourism.

The temperature ranges between 130C to 410 C depending on the area elevation. The dry season is from July to October and for the remainder of the year, there can also be rain some of it very heavy with up to 1,300 mm in the western parts of the Park.

The essential core of the area is quite a deep valley with a slow winding river at its base which breaks up into lakes and swamps. The lower slopes of the valley are heavily vegetated by forest and thick bush. The higher slopes of the valley have Acacia tall grass woodlands which are spacious and attractive and are clearly kept relatively open by seasonal fires.

Getting there

Air. There are airports at Chato and Bukoba from which light aircraft can fly to Ithanda Village.

Road. From Bukoba to Murongo (220 km).From Chato to Murongo (327 km)

From the airstrip at Ibanda to Morongo (110 km)’

Road access is possible from Uganda via Morongo


The park has various places of interest that tourists can visit. Normally for its intrinsic or exhibited natural or cultural value, historical importance, and natural. Also, its beauty, offers leisure, adventure, and delight.

Wild Animals

One of the special attractions to Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park is a giraffe, and buffalo. There is also impala, waterbuck, leopard, zebra, bushbuck and also Baboons


It is difficult to visit this beautiful park and not like the number and variety of birds you see. The great cross-section of vegetation types and altitude help to also contribute to this.

Vegetation and land Scapes

The Rumanyika-Karagwe National Park has vast nice Vegetation to enjoy.

The Rumanyika-Karagwe National  Park has a lot of attractive landscapes to enjoy

Tourism Activities

When visiting Rumanyika National Park, a visitor can also enjoy various activities in the park. These include day and night game drive, Camping, bush meal, bird watching, and also nice land Scapes.

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