Visit Queen Elizabeth National Park from Mbarara city

Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the prominent national parks in Uganda and the second biggest national park mostly visited by tourists in western Uganda

Tourism Activities To Do From Mbarara City

Are you looking for tourism activities to do from Mbarara city? Mbarara is one of the districts located in western Uganda and it the biggest town in the whole of western and southwestern Uganda. Mbarara town has been granted city status recently and it acts as the hub for travelers heading to various destinations in western and southwestern Uganda. At least all the people on the road trio heading for gorilla safaris in Bwindi Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks must pass via Mbarara city. This area is known majorly because of agriculture especially the cattle keepers and it one of the leading regions for milk production in Uganda. There are a lot of things and activities that you can do from Mbarara city and at Africa Adventure Vacations we do safari tours, excursions from Mbarara city to different sites and attractions in and around the city.  Visitors from Kampala will just reach Mbarara in just 5 hours and the town is full of different offices as well as universities and hospitals. From Mbarara city center, it will take between 4 to 5 hours for the visitors to reach the home of gorillas in Bwindi and Mgahinga National park. Because of several people, it is believed that most people would like to know more about the city by actively participating in activities that are within the city center and around activities.

There are so many tourism activities that one can do from Mbarara town including taking guided tours within and around Mbarara town, drive to lake Mburo National Nation which is the near park with boat cruise safaris, drive to Queen Elizabeth National park for game drives, and Kazinga channel boat cruise, the from Mbarara city, you can also do the primate tracking both in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla Park. In these parks, you will do gorilla habituation experience safaris and tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National park and also do gorilla trekking and golden monkey tracking in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. From Mbarara visitors can also visit lake Bunyonyi and tour the deepest lake in the whole of Africa.

Visit Lake Mburo National Park from Mbarara city

Among the activities that you can do from Mbarara city is to drive a few minutes and enter the Lake Mburo National Park for safari game drives and taking a boat cruise at Lake Mburo. You will need only 45 minutes to drive from Mbarara to reach Lake Mburo, National Park. This activity can be done in a day, two days, and even three days. Lake Mburo is popularly known for safari game drives and boat cruise safaris, while on game drives, you will be amazed by zebras, impalas, and on your lucky day, you can sport some leopard. The park is small but will a lot to offer and as you’re on your way to Lake Mburo National park, expect to see and take photos of long-horned cattle, as they either cross the highway or in the farms and ranches grazing. At Africa adventure Vacations, we organize for your transportation from Mbarara to lake Mburo National park and back in addition to all-inclusive in your safari package such as park entrance fees, game drives, horse riding, boat cruise among others just contact us for your best safaris from Mbarara to Lake Mburo National Park.

Visit Kibale National Park from Mbarara city

Whole in Mbarara city you can decide to visit Kibale Forest National Park for chimpanzee tracking. Kibale Forest National Park is located in southwestern Uganda and it can be accessed from Mbarara city via Ibanda and Kamwenge and then head to the park. Safari trips from Mbarara to Kibale forest national park will enable you to track chimpanzees and do bird-watching safari trips including the chimpanzee habituation process. At Africa adventure vacations, we shall handle all your travel demands and needs including transport, accommodation, chimpanzee habituation, and Chimpanzee trekking permits and therefore you can feel free to contact us for more details.

Visit Queen Elizabeth National Park from Mbarara city

Queen Elizabeth National Park is one of the prominent national parks in Uganda and the second biggest national park mostly visited by tourists in western Uganda. The park offers fascinating game drives, boat cruise cultural experience, and chimpanzee tracking being done in Kyambura gorge.  You will also be pleased to see the tree-climbing lions found in the Ishasha sector of Queen Elizabeth National Park. In case you book a safari from Mbarara city to Queen Elizabeth National Park with Africa Adventure Vacations, they will pick you in the morning from Mbarara, drive through Bushenyi  Kasese road as you make a stopover to Bunyaruguru for photography of plantations and several crater lakes, and then drive to park headquarter at Katunguru or at your lodge where you will base to drive to Mweya for boat cruises at Kazinga channel, head to  Ishasha popularly known for its tree-climbing lions, go for forest walks and if you have time, you can visit Kasoga community for the cultural experience.

Mbarara city to Mountain Ruwenzori for hiking safaris

The Rwenzori Mountains were formed as the result of faulting and are regarded as Block Mountains. Mountain Ruwenzori is the largest block mountain in Africa and the mountains are covered with snow on to, clients interested in high adventure activities, then mountain Rwenzori is the best and we shall arrange your transport from Mbarara city to the hiking point at Rwenzori mountain and then from here, you will be in hands of the Rwenzori trekking services or Rwenzori mountaineering services for your hike. Some of the visitors may choose to take short hikes while some are interested in hiking up to the top of the mountain. Just Contact Africa Adventure vacations for the best hiking safaris from Mbarara to the Rwenzori Mountains.

There are also other things that you can do from Mbarara city Center is to visit Mgahinga National Park for golden monkey trekking and gorilla trekking safari as well as volcano hiking since the Mgahinga has all 3 volcanoes that include Sabinyo, Muhavura, and Gahinga Volcanoes. You can also take an excursion to Mutanda for canoeing and sightseeing including Mbarara city tours especially the Igongo Cultural center, the university of Mbarara among others.

Gorilla trekking from Mbarara to Bwindi impenetrable Forest National Park

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi is one of the activities that you can do from the Mbarara city center. At Africa adventure vacations, we conduct gorilla safaris from Mbarara to Bwindi and you can do a three-day or two-day gorilla safari tour from Mbarara to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park. The moment you contact Africa adventure vacations that you want to take part in gorilla trekking in Bwindi and you are in Mbarara city, we shall check for the availability of the gorilla trekking permits, accommodation, and transportation for you from Mbarara to Bwindi and back to Mbarara. Once, we confirm that there is availability, we shall notify you and then advise on the steps that you are going to use to make payment for the services and after you have made the payment, then we shall secure your gorilla trekking permit and confirm to you by sending you a copy of receipts and the gorilla permits such that you can see through and keep it as well for records and accountability. The gorilla trekking permit will bear all your particulars.

Once, the date reaches for you to travel, you will be picked from Mbarara city center or anywhere at your lodge within and around Mbarara and then drive to Bwindi impenetrable National Park where you will spend around 3 days depending on your travel safari plan. You can decide to do both gorilla trekking and gorilla habituation experience. When you opt to do gorilla trekking, then you will be guaranteed one hour of seeing the gorillas in the wild as compared to gorilla habituation which is a four-hour encounter with gorillas in Bwindi. And after you have done all the activities, then your safari guide will bring you back to Mbarara city. The safaris to Bwindi from Mbarara city includes the gorilla permit prices which include the cost of park entrance fees, the cost of the guide, security, and the time to see gorillas. The safari also includes transportation from Mbarara city to Bwindi and come back as well as the accommodation facility in Bwindi. Contact Africa Adventure Vacations for more details.

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