3 Days Lake Mburo Wildlife Tour

This 3 Days Lake Mburo Wildlife Tour offers an opportunity to visit Lake Mburo National Park. This is an attractive park with rolling hills and open grassy valleys, mixed with thickets, woodlands and rich wetlands and was made a national park in 1983; it’s the only place in Uganda where Impalas still move freely.

Lake Mburo National Park is a home to an amazing diversity of flora and fauna some of which are rare to other Uganda national parks, it hosts a wide variety of mammals such as impala (only living in this park), buffalo, Burchell’s zebra, giraffe, topi, common duiker, klipspringer, oribi among others besides this is the best place to see large herds of eland (Africa’s largest antelope). Over 300 bird species can be enjoyed in this park as it is said to be the best place for acacia associated birds in Uganda. Also of special interest to birders are the swamps, the place to see six papyrus endemics, including the striking papyrus Gonolek and the highly localized papyrus yellow warbler (recorded nowhere else in Uganda)

Day 1 – To Lake Mburo National Park

In the early morning after breakfast, the tour guide will pick you up from your hotel or guesthouse or residence around Entebbe / Kampala for a departure journey to Lake Mburo NP. The genesis of the journey will see you through Central Uganda where you will have short stop overs at the Buganda Royal Drum makers and the Equator for photo shoots before your arrival in Lake Mburo in time for lunch. You will stay at leisure enjoying the ambiance at the lodge and after your lunch; you will go for afternoon game drive. Lake Mburo is a small but a nice and interesting park. It is the only park in Uganda with Impalas! The park also has notable residents for example leopards, hyenas, elands, buffalos, giraffes, topi, and antelopes among others. In the park, you will also encounter more than 300 bird species.

Driving time: +/- 5 hrs

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock – Midrange

Accommodation: Mihingo Lodge – Luxury.

Day 2 – In Lake Mburo National Park

You will have an early morning tea / coffee with a bite prior to your morning nature walk where you will experience a face to face encounter with the residents of Mburo whilst on foot. After the nature walk, you will return to the Lodge for a fully-fledged breakfast and relaxation. After lunch, you will have an afternoon boat cruise on Lake Mburo where you will get to see various schools of hippos, the common African Fish Eagle and with luck, crocodiles lying by the banks of the Lake. You will have a simple game drive en-route as you return to the Lodge.

Accommodation: Rwakobo Rock – Midrange

Accommodation: Mihingo Lodge – Luxury

Day 3 – Transfer to Kampala / Entebbe:

After a late breakfast and together with our packed luggage, we will leave Lake Mburo NP for a return journey to the City. We will bring you directly to your hotel or guesthouse or residence within Kampala / Entebbe; or drop you to the Entebbe International Airport if you have an onward flight to catch.


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