5 Days Lake Mburo National Park Safari

 Lake Mburo National Park Safari

Lake Mburo National Park Safari – 5 Days

Overview

The Lake Mburo National Park Safari will enable you to do game viewing, birding, nature walks and boat cruise at Lake Mburo National Park.  This attractive park of rolling hills and open grassy valleys interspersed with thickets woodlands and rich wetlands is the only place in Uganda where Impala still occur and is the best place to see large herds of Elands (African’s largest Antelopes). It is one of the only two of Ugandan National Parks where Burchell’s Zebra are found and where a guided game walk is possible. 

Ishenyi village cultural exposure  

Safari Highlights

  • Equator experience
  • Game drive
  • Boat ride on lake Mburo
  • Game walk

Lake Mburo National Park Safari Itinerary 

Day 1: Arrival in Uganda

Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport you will be met by our safari guide who will transfer you to Kampala to a hotel booked for you. In case you have had an early flight to Uganda, you will be taken on a brief tour of the city of Kampala. Next day the Lake Mburo National Park Safari adventure begins.

Day 2: Travel to Lake Mburo National Park

The Lake Mburo National Park Safari starts after breakfast then we travel west of Kampala to Lake Mburo National Park. The journey will take 3-4 hours with a stopover at the Equator where you will have an opportunity to stand in 2 hemispheres at the same time and take memorial photos. You will continue to Lake Mburo where you will have lunch at the lodge booked for you.

In the afternoon, you will go on a boat trip on the lake to see a variety of animals such as hippos and crocodiles and bird species such as Pelicans, Black Crake, Heron, Cormorant and Fish Eagle which can only be viewed clearly on a boat trip. You will retire to your lodge for dinner and overnight. 

  • Luxury: Mihingo Lodge/ Mantana Lake Mburo Camp/ Arcadia Cottages
  • Moderate: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge/ Rakobo Rock
  • Budget: Eagles Nest Camp
  • Meal Plan: Dinner

Leopards in Lake Mburo National Park Safari

Day 3: Exploration of the Mburo Park

You will have an early breakfast and set off for a sunrise game drive in the park where you can expect to see a variety of wildlife such as zebras, monkeys, impalas, waterbucks, elands, buffaloes, hippos, topi, Bohor reedbuck, sitatunga antelope, klipspringer, vervet monkey, olive baboon, side-striped Jackal, spotted-hyena, leopard, white-tailed mongoose, among others. You will return to your lodge for lunch and in the afternoon go for either horse riding around the park, or a Nature walk in the Rubanga Forest. This forest offers an excellent habitat for birds therefore a very attractive place for bird watching. Time allowing, you would participate in sports fishing at Lake Mburo before retiring to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

  • Luxury: Mihingo Lodge/ Mantana Lake Mburo Camp/ Arcadia Cottages
  • Moderate: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge/ Rakobo Rock
  • Budget: Eagles Nest Camp
  • Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Nshenyi cultural tour

You will breakfast and then set off for a cultural tour in the Nshenyi area. This is a cultural tour that rotates around cattle i.e. the keeping, grazing and the benefits. Highlights involve witnessing how milk is extracted from the udders of the cows and treated to become ghee. You also see how the Bahima community set up their homesteads, take a village walk and if it’s a market day we visit the market. In the evening, entertainment by the local community can be arranged.

  • Luxury: Mihingo Lodge/ Mantana Lake Mburo Camp/ Arcadia Cottages
  • Moderate: Lake Mburo Safari Lodge/ Rakobo Rock
  • Budget: Eagles Nest Camp
  • Meal Plan: Dinner

Day 5: Back to Kampala

You drive back to Kampala, arriving in the afternoon. No accommodation and meal will be provided.

This safari package includes;

  • Transportation (type of car ) 4WD min van with pop up roof for excellence safari
  • Boat cruise
  • All fuel for the trip.
  • Driver / guide.
  • Guide ranger fees.
  • Boat cruise
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary.
  • All activities are described in the itinerary.
  • Park fee is according to the program.
  • Meals are according to the program.
  • However, the package excludes:  Personal Expenses like:, tobacco, telephone, drinks, laundry, porter fee, personal insurance, Visa , and tips to guides

End of Lake Mburo National Park Safari

 

 

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