THE Burigi Chato National Park was established on July 9, 2019 inaugurated by the late President John Magufuli.
A number of travelers and other tourism stakeholders have been inquisitive in terms of its location and attractions that the third largest National Park has to offer. Its origin traces back to 1970’s where it acquired the status of a National Game Reserve covering Kimisi, Biharamulo and Burigi.
Administratively, Burigi – Chato National Park is located in Kagera region within Muleba, Ngara, Biharamulo districts while in Geita region, the Park is in Chato district.
The Burigi – Chato National Park has more than 2,200 square kilometer, and is now ranking the third National Park in Tanzania after Ruaha and Serengeti National Parks which ranks number one and two respectively in terms of the size.
What to expect at Burigi – Chato
National Park includes the natural landscape and magnificent mountainous sceneries; varieties of wildlife; preserved ecological system; amazing lakes; Things to do are · safari game drive · trekking · honeymoon safari · canoeing · photographic safari · hiking · cultural safari.
This National Park is set among the pictorial beauty of the lakes and the riverside which is a delight for the eyes of any tourist. The National Park has a wide collection of wildlife and some of them are elephants, buffaloes, antelopes, lions, leopards, zebras, giraffes, chimpanzees, gorillas and chimpanzees.
Some rare species of birds are also found in the Burigi-Biharamulo, Kimisi, Ibanda and Rumanyika National Park and some of them are fish eagles, papyrus ganolek, and bizarre shoebill stork.