Lake Mburo National Park Safari
This one day tour takes you to Lake Mburo National Park for wildlife viewing, bird watching, boat ride and guided nature walk. The Park contains an extensive area of wetland and harbours several species of mammals including zebras, impalas, elands, topi and buffaloes. The bird population is also impressive including the rare Shoebill stork. Lake Mburo National Park is the only place in Uganda where Impala can be found and the best place to see large herds of Elands (African’s largest Antelopes). It is also the only park where a guided game walk is possible.
- Equator experience
- Game drive
- Boat ride on lake Mburo
- Nature walk
- Travel to Lake Mburo National Park
You will set off from Kampala at 6:30am and head to the western part of Uganda to Lake Mburo National Park. The drive takes 3-4 hours with a stopover at the Equator for an opportunity to stand in both the northern and southern hemispheres at the same time. You will continue through the savannah grasslands dotted with settlements, plantations and several herds of local long horned Ankole cattle endemic to this part of the country.
- Game drive and Boat launch on Lake Mburo
Immediately you get to Lake Mburo National Park you will for a game drive in search of plain game like zebra, hippos, crocodiles, eland, antelope, impala and a variety of birds. You will have a lunch break after which you will go for a 2 hour boat launch on Lake Mburo which is endowed with a variety of water animals such as hippos and crocodiles and several bird species.
- Nature walk In the Park
You will after the boat ride go for a guided nature walk. This walk takes you to the salt lick area which offers a chance to see at least four different species of animals at any one point while they lick the salty soil.