Safari to Lake Mburo National Park

This tour package can be extended to other destinations

2 Days Lake Mburo National Park Safari

This 2 days Uganda wildlife safari takes you to the Uganda’s smallest savannah National Park in Lake Mburo National Park found in western Uganda across the Equator imaginary line which divides the world in to 2 hemispheres. The park is situated approximately 240km (by road) which takes about 4 hours to drive to the Park from Kampala. Lake Mburo National Park is home to about 68 mammal species such as the newly introduced Giraffes, highest concentration of zebras, Caped buffaloes, Impalas, Elands, Topis, Hippopotamuses, Leopards, Spotted hyenas, Warthogs among others as well as various bird species. Lake Mburo national park also has the breathtaking sceneries that are made of rolling hills, seasonal swamps to lakes and the lush forests to the Savannah grasslands. Lake Mburo national Park sports a number of tourism activities such as boat cruise safari on Lake Mburo, wildlife sighting game drives, guided nature walks, horseback riding, bike riding safaris and bird watching safaris. This 2 Days Lake Mburo National Park Safari starts and ends in Entebbe / Kampala with the main highlights being wildlife sighting game drive, Boat cruise safari on Lake Mburo and Horseback riding.

Highlights of  2 Days Lake Mburo National Park Safari;

Day 1; Pick up from your Hotel / residence in Kampala – Drive to Lake Mburo national park – Afternoon boat safari – Night wildlife sighting game drive

Day 2; Morning horseback riding – Game drive – Return to Kampala / Entebbe

Detailed tour itinerary

Day 1: Pick up from Kampala / Entebbe – Transfer to Lake Mburo – Afternoon boat cruise – Evening and Night wildlife sighting game drive

On this day, you will be met by our safari guide at your hotel / resident in Kampala or Entebbe for meet and greet, be briefed on your 2 Days Lake Mburo National Park Safari and then embark on your drive to Lake Mburo at exactly 6am. You will have a stopover at the Kayabwe equator to experience the water experiments that carried out on both sides of the equator line (Northern and Southern hemispheres) and the line of equator which shows the difference in the movement forces on each side of the planet. After the experiment, take some memorial photos while at this international landmark, visit craft shops, have a cup of coffee to feel a nature aroma of the Ugandan locally made coffee and later proceed with your journey to Lake Mburo national park through the farms of Ankole Long-Horned Cattle also known as (inyambo).

On your arrival at the park, drive to check in at your booked lodge, have lunch and later drive to Lake Mburo for the afternoon boat cruise where you will an opportunity to spot several water mammals and birds such numerous Hippopotamuses, Nile Crocodiles and some other land mammals when they have come to drink water plus water bird species such as African fish eagles, king fishers, the rare African finfoot and hammerkops. Boat cruise in Lake Mburo national park is one of the most rewarding activity and highlight activities that shouldn’t be missed. After the boat cruise, embark on your evening wildlife sighting game drive to encounter mammals in the park such as the beautiful Zebras, Giraffes, Impalas, Elands, Topis, other species of Antelopes, some primates like Olive baboons, Warthogs, Caped buffaloes and many others. Your safari guide will help you to spot many species. Later late evening at 7 pm, go for another experience of the night wildlife sighting game which boosts chance of spot nocturnal species of the park such as the spotted hyenas, Leopards, Civet, African rock python, Porcupine, Bush babies among others,. The night game drive will also give you an opportunity to how other mammals like Buffaloes, Zebras among others spend their night.  Drive back to your accommodation to be served dinner and overnight.

Accommodation options; Mihingo safari Lodge (Luxury), Rwakobo Rock Lodge (Mid-range), Mpogo safari Lodge (Standard)

Meal plan; Lunch / Dinner

Day 2: Lake Mburo National Park – Morning horseback riding in the jungle – Game drive – Drive back to Kampala / Entebbe

Rise up very in the morning to be served breakfast, leave the lodge and go for 2 hours’ horseback riding safari in the wilderness.  Horseback riding safari in Lake Mburo national park is one of the most amazing activity which gives an outstanding experience to the visitors to view wildlife and do a nature walk while on top of a horse. During horseback riding safari in Lake Mburo national park, During horseback riding safari in Lake Mburo national park, you will get a chance to view animals like Zebras, Impalas from a close range without them running away, explore the entire animal hide out in the park even to the areas which are not accessible by the vehicles and it is the most eco-friendly way of exploring the park since horses do not cause noise and pollutions like an engine of a safari vehicle that will make you really feel part of nature. During horseback riding, you may have a chance to spot the shyest animals like Elands and others species like Warthog, Impala, Bushbuck, Buffaloes, Waterbuck and Zebras. After the lovely 2 hours’ horseback riding safari, do more game drive to fully explore the park and have a chance to spot more animals and then visit the Lake Mburo fishing community which is found inside the back to interact with local people to share with you how they stay in harmony with wildlife, carryout fishing activities and see some of the fish species from the lake. Then return to your accommodation to have lunch and check out of your room and drive back to your residence / hotel in Kampala or Entebbe. This will be the end of your of 2 Days Lake Mburo National Park Safari.

The 2 Days Lake Mburo National Park Safari includes;

Pick up from and drop off to your hotel / residence in Kampala or Entebbe

Professional English speaking safari guide for 2 days

Accommodation for 1 night

Full board meal plan (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

All en-route meals

Transport for 2 day in a well modified safari vehicle (4×4, air-conditioned and pop up roof)

Boat cruise on Lake Mburo national park

Evening game drive

Night game drive

Horseback riding

Visit Lake Mburo fishing village

All park activities and entrance fees

The tour excludes;

Accommodation in Entebbe/Kampala

Travel insurance

Domestic and international flights

Entry visa

Alcoholic and soft drinks like beers, sodas, wine, juice

This tour package can be extended to other destinations such as Bwindi and Mgahinga for gorilla trekking, Kibale forest for chimpanzee tracking and Queen Elizabeth national park for wildilife viewing and boat cruise on Kazinga channel

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