Lake Mburo National Park is the second smallest park in Uganda and the closest park to Kampala – the capital of Uganda.This beautiful park offers abundant opportunities to view Impala, Buffaloes, Topi, and the largest herds of Zebras in Uganda alongside variety of birds. You have opportunities for walking activities with an armed ranger guide, horse riding, and squad biking opportunities.
- Game drive in Lake Mburo National Park
- Boat ride on Lake Mburo
- Photo session & shopping at the Equator
Day 1: Travel to Lake Mburo NP – Uganda Wildlife Safari
Today morning after an early breakfast we will leave for the Lake Mburo wildlife safari early morning after your breakfast. The tour will take you through Uganda’s countryside with our first stopover being the drum makers stalls along the highway. Here you will watch briefly the process of making drums and other crafts before proceeding to the Equator monument.
Our next stopover will be at the Equator monument, you will have an opportunity to take photos in both the southern and northern hemispheres on the monument. Later you will watch a small water experiment and shop for crafts from the various stalls some of which support vulnerable women and children.
We will then arrive at in the park in time for lunch. We shall have lunch at our lodge and prepared to leave for a boat trip on the stunning Lake Mburo located inside the park. The boat safari can take about an hour or more as you look out for the Crocodiles busking in the sun, schools of hippos, numerous birdlife like pelicans, malachite and pied kingfishers fishing, herons, cormorants, and the flamboyant fish eagle.
Journey time – 4 hours
Meal plan – lunch & Dinner
- Up market – Mihingo Lodge
- Mid-range – Rwakobo Rock
- Budget – Eagles Nest
Day 2: Morning Game drive &travel to Kampala – Wildlife Safari
Today morning after an early breakfast, we leave for a morning game drive in search of Impala, Buffaloes, Topi, and the largest herds of Zebras in Uganda, recently Giraffes added to the mammal list in Lake Mburo having become extinct in the years past. Enjoy the varying scenery in the national park.
We shall exit the park and have lunch at the Equator monument on the way back to Kampala or Entebbe International Airport.
Optional activities – horse ride and Squad bikes
- Ground transport
- Park entrance
- Boat trip
- Bottled water in the safari vehicle
- Full board accommodation for two nights
- Service of an English-speaking driver guide
- All mentioned activities except for the optional ones
- Extras at the accommodation i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
- Tips to porters and driver/ guide