1 Day Safari to Lake Mburo National Park
The 1-Day Lake Mburo safari starts early morning from Kampala to Lake Mburo National Park in Western Uganda. Visitors are able to return in the evening after the day’s tour activities. A one-day Uganda safari to Lake Mburo is doable as this small park lies 245 kilometers from Kampala, a distance covered between 2 to 3 hours.
Detailed Itinerary for Lake Mburo 1 day Tour
Wake up early enough for breakfast and leave Kampala by 6:00 am. The drive takes between 2 to 3 hours to reach the park. On arrival at the park, straight away start a game drive into the park. As you explore the park in your safari vehicle, chances are that you will see several animals and birds. Look out for Zebras which prominently characterize this game park, one of Uganda’s 10 National Parks. Other Uganda wild animals at Lake Mburo you will watch are antelope, Oribis, Topis, Elands, Water-bucks, Duiker klipspringer and Bohor reed-buck, and many more. Leopards, hippos, bush pigs, several birds plus herds of buffaloes as well as Rothschild’s giraffe that were recently introduced in the park are all present at Lake Mburo National Park.
You will retire to any of the lodges found in the park for refreshment and later lunch after a game drive. Some of the Uganda Lodges at Lake Mburo include, Mburo Safari Lodge, Rwakobo Rock, Mihingo Lodge, Arcadia Lodge Mburo, Mburo Eagles Nest, and Kimbla Mantana Lake Mburo Camp among others. After lunch at the lodge, you will transfer to Lake Mburo for a boat ride on the calm waters.
During the boat cruise, views of crocodiles, lots of hippopotamuses plus a variety of several bird species are very vivid. A boat voyage on Lake Mburo waters is the highlight of this 1-day trip. Enjoy all the day’s safari activities during this Uganda short tour to Lake Mburo. Later, you will check out of the park to drive back to Kampala. You will drive via a magnificent hilly country and lush cultivation on an approximately four-hour journey.
On your way back, you will make a stop at the Uganda Equator for some relaxation for a coffee as well as stretching your legs. This spot is also a place for tourist stopovers going or returning to Kampala from safaris and tours in western Uganda. You will be in Kampala in the evening. Your driver guide will either drop you off at Entebbe Airport or at your booked hotel around the city, marking the end of a 1 Day Lake Mburo Safari.
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