1-day Lake Mburo safari to the closest National Park near Kampala City, it’s about 3-4 hour drives. Lake Mburo National Park is located in western Uganda, the newest and smallest National Park, covering 370 km² in size. Based on the beauty of the Park, it contains an extensive area of wetland offering you a unique opportunity to spot species of mammals and birds around, a varied mosaic of habitats and landscapes filled with forests called Rubanga, rich with acacia tree valleys, and grasslands. The Park is an extension of Tanzania’s plain with wildlife such as; Zebra, Cape buffalo, Elands and antelopes, Schools of hippos which usually consist of 10 to 30 members, and crocodiles along the lake shores. Birds include cormorant, African fish eagle, pelican, heron, and many more.
An Itinerary for 1 Day Lake Mburo Safari Uganda
You will wake up early in the morning for coffee as you are waiting for pick up from your place of stay in Kampala to embark one day Lake Mburo safari, drive to Lake Mburo National Park located in the southwest of Uganda. Make a stopover at Uganda Equator for a cup of coffee and photography shoots before proceeding and passing through impressive countryside landscapes to arrive in Lake Mburo at mid-morning.
Upon arrival, you embark on a rewarding game drive exploring the Park’s Savannah environment to encounter wildlife animals. You will have the possibility of encountering Rothschild Giraffes, Topis, Warthogs, Cape Buffaloes, Elands, Waterbucks, Impala, and Burchell’s Zebra among others.
Lunch break then Boat ride on the Lake
Return from your activity and have lunch. In the afternoon, you embark on a boat cruise on Lake Mburo with its calm waters overlooking an extensive swamp system and the towering hills beyond on one side, and the forested shoreline on one side. You have the possibility of encountering a range of Hippos and Crocodiles.
Bird species like African Fish eagles might be seen perching on the shoreline trees targeting their prey. Retreat from the activity and embark on the transfer back to Kampala capital city arriving in the evening. Some of the Hotels and places to stay while in Lake Mburo National Park or Kampala
Lake Mburo Safari Uganda includes
- Transportation by a safari vehicle
- Park fees
- Game drive
- Boat cruise
- Services of English-speaking driver/guide
- En-route breakfast and lunches
Lake Mburo Safari Uganda excludes:
- Uganda Visa
- Luxury drinks
- tips to local guides
- personal insurance and tobacco
Other days tours
- 1-day Kigali city tour
- 1-day Sipi falls tour
- 1-day Mabamba Swamp birding
- 1-day Kampala city tour
- 1-day Entebbe and Ngamba Island