This 2 days Lake Mburo Safari Uganda will take you to one of the smallest National Park in Uganda, it takes you about 4 hours to drive to the Park. The park is about 240 kilometres (150 mi), by road, west of Kampala, Uganda’s capital and largest city. The coordinates of the park are 00 36S, 30 57E (Latitude:0.6000; Longitude:30.9500).
Lake Mburo National Park is home to over 68 mammal species such as buffaloes, bush pigs, leopards, and zebras as well as various bird species. It is famous for having large numbers of Zebras. The park also has great sceneries starting from the rolling hills, the lush forests to the Savannah grasslands, and seasonal swamps to lakes.
There are 5 lakes in the park where by you can engage in sport fishing where you can catch a large tilapia and other fish species, also large numbers of hippos occupy the lakes. During your 2 days Lake Mburo Safari Uganda you might not miss out on seeing the leopards, hyenas, and side stripped jackals in the night.
The park has a variety of animals such as zebra, hippopotamus, impala, warthog, common eland, African buffalo, jackal, African leopard, and over three hundred (300) bird species. The Savannah lake also has two primate species including; the olive monkey and the vervet monkey. The Hyenas are sometimes spotted during the night as well as the leopard and the side stripped jackal.
Lake Mburo National Park is the only place where you can spot the impalas in Uganda, antelopes as well as the Elands. It is located southwest of Kampala and its the nearest and easiest park to access in Uganda. The park has variety of wildlife species including the Impalas, topis, oribis, the defassa water buck, bush bucks, the common duikers, zebras, bofor reed buck, giraffes, kobs, antelopes, birds and many more.
- Game Drives
- Forest walk – Rubanga Forest
- Boat trips
- Nature trail
- Horse back riding
Day 1: Kampala to Lake Mburo National Park (an evening Boat ride)
Have a morning breakfast at the hotel in Kampala after which you will be picked up by our driver guide, he will also brief you more about the 2 Days safari in Lake Mburo. You will later drive to towards the Western part of Uganda through towns like Lyantonde and Masaka.
On arrival in the park, continue for lunch at any hotel or lodge of your choice as you proceed along the park trails you will spot various animals such as the elands, warthogs, buffaloes, zebras, and waterbucks. In the evening you will have a boat ride along the lake where you will have a great time having a chance to see different animals like the crocodiles, hippos, topis and birds like the fish eagles. Later return to the lodge for diner and an overnight.
Day 2: Morning Game drive & Return to Kampala/Entebbe
Have an early morning breakfast and start off the game drive through the Park, it takes 3 hours. This will give you an amazing glimpse of the Savannah and the 5 lakes. You will also see various animals such as buffaloes, antelopes, zebras, hyenas, topis, hippos, also not forgetting the different bird species on the acacia trees and near the lake making beautiful sounds.
After the game drive check out and head to Kampala, having a stopover in Masaka for lunch and also at the Equator for photos as you proceed to Kampala reaching in the afternoon.
END OF LAKE MBURO SAFARI UGANDA
- An English speaking full-time professional guide/driver
- All park entry fees
- Accommodation- Full board while on safari
- Transport (in a 4 x 4 safari vehicle)
- Boat cruise fees
- Touring and Photography
- Lunches enroute
- Ranger guide
- Bottled drinking water
- Accommodation facilities while in Kampala hotels
- Any optional or extra activity not involved in the itinerary
- International flights
- Other personal expenses like buying of crafts, cigars, souvenirs, tips, laundry services, and drinks
- Please Note: Lake Mburo is also a great place for anyone in need of connecting to other National Parks such as Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable National Park.