BURIGI-CHATO NATIONAL PARK
The Burigi – Chato National Park is situated adjacent to the border of Lake Victoria and a border of Rwanda. This is the fourth largest wildlife sanctuary in Tanzania after Ruaha Serengeti and Nyerere National Parks in terms of the size by having more than 4,707 sq km square kilometer. Burigi-Chato National park is surrounded by incredible waters of the Kagera River and Lake Burigi. The area forming Burigi-Chato National Park was formally (since the 1970’s) identified as game reserves. In addition to that, Burigi-Chato National Park comprises grassland areas of the African Savannah. This iconic destination is set among the symbolic beauty of the lakes and river side which is delight for the eyes of the tourist. It has plenty and varieties of wildlife ranging from carnivores, herbivores to rare species of birds and it is advised to be visited as part of the Tanzania Safari Tours. BurigiChato National Park location is thriving all year round and tourists are keen to see the wondrous beauty of the place.
Extending from Lake Victoria in the East to the Rwandan boundary in the West, Burigi-Chato is vast pieces of wild country encompassing freshwater lakes, long hills, rocky crags along escarpments, deeply set valleys lined with forest, open plains, swamps, rivers, flood plains and hundreds of square kilometres of medium and tall grass wooded savanna – mostly combretum and Terminalia known as Miombo.