Your 3 days Lake Mburo National Park Uganda wildlife safari is a perfect short wildlife safari in Uganda to a very calm, cool and beautiful savannah national park. For 3 days and 2 nights, you will spend a great time within the whispers of the wild and the closest safari park to Kampala. This short Uganda tour features an equator experience, a boat cruise, game drive, nature walk, cycling, horseback riding and quad biking. Lake Mburo National Park is conveniently located along the Masaka and Mbarara highway a 4hours drive from Kampala. Lake Mburo National Park is an incredible little park perfect for short Uganda wildlife safaris and popular for the zebra, Impalas, Defassa waterbucks, Common Eland, Warthogs, Buffalos and Hippos. The park has over 300 bird species including the Red-faced Barbet, Abyssinian ground hornbill, White-winged Warbler, Crested Francolin, African-wattled lapwing, Black-bellied Bustard, Saddle-billed stork and various Kingfishers. On good birding safaris, there’s a great opportunity to sight the sought-after shoebill stork (though sightings are rare) and the African Fin foot.
Pick up and Transfer to Lake Mburo National Park from Entebbe through the newly constructed state of the art Entebbe Express Highway.
Join the Kampala – Masaka Highway and stop over at the Equator line-Kayabwe for a zero-latitude experience and photography. This will last maximum one hour according to your interests and thereafter proceed to Lake Mburo National Park.
Upon arrival, you will check in to your accommodation facility, have lunch and then go for an afternoon game drive. -Expect to see several animals, birds and beautiful scenery on your game drive.
Diner and Overnight at your preferred Accommodation facility
Wake up early in the Morning, refresh and have breakfast 7:00am
Start your morning Game drive in search of early risers/morning feeders, search for the newly introduced Giraffes. Along the Game drive expect to watch several beautiful birds including the Woodland kingfisher, Malachite kingfisher, Red checked cordon bleu, grey backed Cameroptera.
The game drive will last about 2-4hours depending on how you want to customize your safari.
Have a short Break tea and then return to the Launch harbor for an afternoon boat cruise. During your boat cruise, you will sight crocodiles, hippos and water birds including; Fish Eagles, Pelicans, Black crake, Heron, Cormorant. You later return to your lodge in the evening, dinner and overnight.
Return from the Boat cruise by 4 or 5pm.
Move to your accommodation facility for refreshments and evening swimming for an hour
On this day you can decide to have a night game drive in search of the nocturnal wildlife species.
Diner and Overnight at your accommodation facility
Wake up early in the Morning, refresh and have breakfast.7:00am
On this last day several options are available; -You can choose to either do sport fishing, cycling or quad biking through the park.
Go for a morning Horse Back Riding as you view the beautiful Park Scenery.
An option for a Tour around Mbarara Town, Igongo Country Hotel & Cultural Center and Ankole Cultural sites is also available if time allows.