2 Days Lake Mburo Tour

2 Days Lake Mburo Tour: Affordable and Prime Short Wildlife

Experience 2 Days Lake Mburo Tour in Uganda. Witness zebras, giraffes, antelopes, diverse bird species, etc in the pristine Lake Mburo National Park, a compact safari park at a close proximity to Kampala capital city.

A Uganda safari trip to this 2nd smallest safari park in the pearl of Africa presents you opportunity to enjoy incredible sight its wealth of wildlife ranging from the Rothschild giraffes, zebras, Topis, impalas, hippos, crocodiles, buffaloes to birds. Your trip includes a game drive, boat cruise on Lake Mburo and it begins and ends in Kampala.

Game Drive in Lake Mburo

Highlights of the 2 Days Lake Mburo Tour

  • Extensive game drive through Lake Mburo’s diverse habitats.
  • Tranquil boat cruise on Lake Mburo.
  • Nature walk to experience the park’s flora and fauna up close.
  • Memorable photo opportunities at the iconic Uganda Equator crossing.

Brief itinerary of 2 Days Lake Mburo Tour:

  • Day 1: Leave Kampala for Lake Mburo National Park; go for afternoon boat cruise
  • Day 2: Game drive and get back to Kampala/Entebbe

Hippos in Lake Mburo

Detailed itinerary of your 2 Days Lake Mburo Tour

Day 1: Leave Kampala for Lake Mburo National Park; go for afternoon boat cruise

Morning:

Breakfast in Kampala: Start your day with a hearty breakfast in Kampala.

Departure: Post breakfast, set out for Lake Mburo National Park, a home to only 3 of the big five game and abundant impalas, topis, zebras, birds and endangered Rothschild giraffes.. As you traverse the scenic Masaka-Mbarara route in a 4×4 Safari Van or Land Cruiser, anticipate a day filled with nature’s wonders.

Along the Way: En-route, make a stopover at the Equator in Kayabwe for photography and water experiments that demonstrate the equator’s effects. 

Afternoon:

Arrival & Lunch: On reaching, check into your chosen lodge and savor a delicious lunch with views of the park.

Boat Cruise: Post lunch, embark on a boat cruise on Lake Mburo. This 2-hour aquatic journey promises sightings of hippos, crocodiles, and a diverse range of water birds including pelicans, fish eagles, and the rare shoebill stork.

Evening:

Nature Walk: As the sun begins its descent, set out on a guided nature walk. This is a chance to experience the park’s flora and fauna up close. Spot antelopes, warthogs, and if you’re lucky, a prowling leopard.

Nature Walk at Lake Mburo

Dinner & Overnight Stay: Return to your lodge for a sumptuous dinner. Share stories of the day’s adventures with fellow travelers as you dine.

Accommodation in Lake Mburo National Park

  • Mihingo Lodge (Luxury)
  • Rwakobo Rock/Lake Mburo Safari Lodge (Mid-range)
  • Eagles Nest Lodge (Budget)

Day 2: Game drive and get back to Kampala/Entebbe

Morning:

Breakfast at the Lodge: Fuel up for the day with a breakfast spread at your lodge.

Game Drive: After the breakfast, embark on an extensive game drive for about 3 hours. Traverse diverse habitats and spot a variety of animals including zebras, giraffes, elands, impalas, buffaloes, hyenas, and a plethora of birds.

2 Days Lake Mburo Tour

Afternoon:

Lunch: Return to the lodge for a well-deserved lunch.

Relaxation: Spend some time at leisure. You can choose to relax at the lodge or start your transfer back to Kampala or Entebbe immediately.

Evening:

Return to Kampala/Entebbe: After a day well spent, check out from the lodge and head towards the Kampala. Capture memories along the way at Mpambire Drum Makers Village before proceeding to Kampala/Entebbe.

End of your 2 days Lake Mburo tour

The 2 Days Lake Mburo Tour Cost Includes;

  • Park entry fees.
  • Boat cruise.
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Game drive.
  • Travel in 4×4 safari van or land cruiser with pop-up roof.
  • English-speaking driver guide.
  • All the listed activities except the optional ones.
  • 1 Night Accommodation.

2 Days Lake Mburo Wildlife Tour Excludes;

  • Tipping
  • Insurance
  • Laundry
  • Beverages
  • Telephone bills
  • Cigarettes
  • Visas
  • Airfares
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What to Carry on 2 Days Lake Mburo Tour?

  • A good camera should be a must-have for photography
  • Rain jacket
  • Daypack
  • Insect repellent
  • Safari clothes
  • Safari shoes
  • First aid kit
  • Safari hat
  • Sun glasses

Lake Mburo National Park Overview:

Lake Mburo National Park is one of Uganda’s most enchanting wildlife destinations. Located in the western part of the country, this compact park covers an area of about 370 square kilometers.

It’s characterized by its shimmering lake, rolling hills and diverse ecosystems that range from savannah to forest. The park is home to a variety of wildlife, including zebras, impalas, buffaloes, and over 300 bird species. 

FAQs:

  1. What is Lake Mburo National Park famous for?
    Lake Mburo National Park is renowned for its high populations of zebras and impalas. It’s also one of the few places in Uganda where you can see elands and topis. Additionally, the park is a birdwatcher’s paradise with over 300 recorded bird species.

  2. How much is Lake Mburo National Park entrance fee?
    Lake Mbro National Park entrance fees for foreign non-residents adults is $40, while foreign residents pay $30 and UGX 20,000 for East African residents.

  3. How far is Kampala from Lake Mburo National Park?
    Lake Mburo National Park is approximately 240 kilometers or a 3 to 4-hour drive from Kampala.

  4. Which district is Lake Mburo found?
    Lake Mburo National Park is located in the Kiruhura.

  5. Does Lake Mburo have lions?
    While Lake Mburo National Park has a diverse range of wildlife, it’s not particularly known for its lion population. However, there have been occasional sightings, but they are rare. If spotting lions is a priority, other Ugandan parks like Queen Elizabeth National Park might be more suitable.

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