This 2 Day Lake Mburo tour takes you to the closest Wildlife Savannah Park to Kampala. It is the perfect short Uganda Safari for those with few days to spare.
About The 2 day Lake Mburo Tour
This 2 Day Lake Mburo tour takes you to the closest Wildlife Savannah Park to Kampala. This is the perfect short Uganda Safari for someone who only has a few days to spare.
Are you looking to experience Africa Wildlife safari in Uganda? This 2 day Uganda Wildlife Safaris is the perfect solution.
The 2 day Lake Mburo tour gives you a memorable night at Lake Mburo National park. This is at the acclaimed Mihingo Safari Lodge to celebrate your stay in Uganda.
With the 2 day Lake Mburo tour get to see Leopards, Zebras, Jackals, Hyenas and Buffaloes. there are also Antelopes, Hippos, Crocodiles and over 300 kinds of birds.
2 Days Lake Mburo Tour Highlight
- Boat Cruise on Lake Mburo
- Game view
- Nature walk
- Great Scenery and landscape
- Amazing game drives
2 Days Lake Mburo Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Kampala – Lake Mburo National Park
Meet and greet with our local guide over breakfast and briefing on the 2 days Lake Mburo tour in Uganda. This will be followed by departure heading to southwestern Uganda.
En route, there is a local community popular for making local drums and crafts and a fruit market. On the stopover you will admire and buy yourself souvenirs.
Proceed to the Equator line taken as one beautiful scenery in Africa. This is the pathway of the sun and take photographs.
Early afternoon, arrive in Lake Mburo in time for a lunch in the park. This is as you marvel at the game and birds within the park. Take a boat ride on the lake Mburo in search of the water life.
There are lots of birds to be seen here. Later, embark on a game drive in the afternoon and look out for zebras. You will also find topis, buffalo, eland, impala, water hogs and waterbucks.
Return to Mihingo Lodge in time for dinner and overnight.
About Lake Mburo National Park
Lake Mburo National Park is among the smallest of Uganda national parks. extending over 260km² with 20% of the surface area as wetlands. The major of these is Lake Mburo which is part of the cluster of 14 lakes that feed River Rwizi.
The reminder of the park mainly consists of open Savannah and acacia woodland. In the western park, the savannah is interspersed with rocky ridges and forested lodges.
There are patches of papyrus swamp and narrow bands of lush riparian woodland. These are on the verges of the various lakes. The park is bypassed by the majority of Uganda safaris. We alos have independent travelers assuming Lake Mburo despite its relative accessibility.
lake Mburo offers some excellent game viewing. Here you are most likely to see a variety of different large mammals during day. This is in comparison to any another Uganda national park.
Some 315 bird species have been recorded in Lake Mburo National Park. It is the best place in Uganda to see acacia related species.
Day 2: Lake Mburo National Park – Kampala
You will wake up to the rhythm of nature, attend a briefing by a ranger-guide. Later, embark on a safari walk to a salt-lick area called Rwonyo.
Lake Mburo received 15 giraffes that were translocated from Murchison Falls National Park. This is in Nwoya District to Lake Mburo National Game Park in Kiruhura District.
After breakfast embark on another mid-morning game drive. You will be driving towards the Lake Mburo Rwonyo Park Headquarters. This has often been a good chance of seeing hyenas coming back to their dens. There are also hippos walking back to the water.
You will see buffalo, zebra, impala and topi. With a bit of luck maybe even a sitatunga, an antelope rarely seen living in the papyrus swamps.
Later check-out and proceed to Igongo for lunch with en-route game drive. =This is as you exit L. Mburo N.P. heading back to Kampala with drop off at your hotel or home.
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2 Day Lake Mburo Tour in Uganda Costs
The 2 Day Lake Mburo Tour cost includes
- Accommodation with meals as per program
- Bottled water
- Park entrance fees
- Private safari-vehicle
- An English speaking guide
- Boat Cruise on Lake Mburo
- Game drives as per program
- Park access fees
- Government taxes
- Lots of fun and African sunshine
The 2 Day Lake Mburo Tour cost does not include
- Items of personal use
- All drinks, beverages and alcohol other than what is served at breakfast
- Deviation from the Itinerary
- Tips and porterage
What you carry for your 2 Day Lake Mburo Tour
- Sun glasses
- Camera gear
- Sun Screen
- Insect Repelant
- Heavy and light clothes
- Sturdy hiking boots
Other related safaris to Lake Mburo National Park
The 2 days lake mburo tour goes to Lake Mburo National Park. This is the smallest of Uganda’s Savannah parks. The 2 days lake mburo tour goes to a Uganda park situated in the western part of the country in Kiruhura District.
Lake Mburo National Park has a number of different animal species. They include Zebra, Buffalo, Hippos, Warthogs, Giraffes, Baboons and Elands. There are also birds like African fish eagle, African kingfisher not to forget among others. Important to note, it is the only park with Impalas in Uganda.
The 2 day Lake mburo tour takes you approximately 240km by road west of Kampala. This Uganda safari will take you about 4 hours to drive to the Park. The park is home to over 68 mammal species such as buffaloes, bush pigs, leopards, and zebras as well as various bird species. It is famous for having large numbers of Zebras.
The park also has great sceneries starting from the rolling hills, the lush forests to the Savannah grasslands, and seasonal swamps to lakes.
There are 5 lakes in the park where by you can engage in sport fishing where you can catch a large tilapia and other fish species, also large numbers of hippos occupy the lakes. 2 Day Lake mburo tour in the park you might not miss out on seeing the leopards, hyenas, and side stripped jackals in the night.
Lake Mburo Tour Destination
Lake Mburo National Park
The two days lake mburo tour takes you to a very special place. The Lake Mburo National Park has every part of its alive with variety, interest and colour. It contains an extensive area of wetland and also harbors several species of mammals and birds. Some of these wildlife is found nowhere else in Uganda.
Lake Mburo National park has a sculptured landscape, with rolling hills and idyllic lake shores. It has a varied mosaic of habitats; forest galleries, seasonal and permanent swamps, rich acacia-woodland and grassy valleys which all support a wealth of wildlife.
At 370 square km, Lake Mburo National Park is small in comparison with many other East African parks. However this size is compensated with its rich variety of habitats. The habitat includes dry hillsides, rocky outcrops, bushy thickets, open and wooded savannah, forest, lakes and swamps. This is home to a surprising diversity of plants and animals.
Lake Mburo is the only park in Uganda with eland, impala and klipspringer. It is also home to the largest population of zebra in Uganda estimated at about 5,000.
It is also believed that Lake Mburo probably contains the highest concentration of leopard found anywhere in Uganda. Buffalo, waterbuck, topi and warthog are also very common.
Reedbuck and oribi can also be spotted in the open valleys. Hyena, genet, bush pigs and white tailed mongoose are often seen on night game drives.
At the centre of the Park is Lake Mburo, which together with 14 other lakes in the area, forms part of a wetland system. This system is linked by a swamp some 50 km long, fed by the Ruizi River on the western side. Five lakes, of which the largest is Lake Mburo, occur within the Park’s boundary.
Accommodation on the 2 Day Lake Mburo Tour
There are various accommodation options for this 2 day Lake mburo tour. They include:
Rwakobo Rock Lodge
The 3 day Lake mburo tour to Rwakobo Rock takes you to a peaceful and secluded retreat. Here you can breathe in the essence of wild Uganda. The 8 comfortable and spacious cottages are dotted around the hill. This allows those on 3 day Lake mburo tour a very private and offering great sunset views.
The main dining area overlooks an expanse of rock that adjoins the park. It is set in the pristine Ankole ranchlands surrounding Lake Mburo National Park. Whether you want to sit back, sip on an ice-cold drink in a hammock or head out into Lake Mburo National Park for a day of exciting exploration, there is something for everyone here.
Rwakobo is nestled on a scenic outcrop with breathtaking views. Animals such as zebra, warthog, impala and bushbuck abound around the lodge and often congregate at the water hole beneath the dining area. At night the sounds of bush come to life and allow your imagination to run wild.
This idyllic spot is situated just over 1Km from the Nshara Gate of Lake Mburo National Park. The drive from the main road passes through the lovely Nshara government ranch, where the magnificent Ankole cattle graze peacefully alongside herds of Zebra.
The Bahima pastoralists of the area still live traditional lives and are excellent custodians of the natural landscape and its biodiversity.
Mburo Safari Lodge
2 days Lake mburo tour to Mburo Safari Lodge takes you to a luxury and eco-friendly lodge in Lake Mburo National Park.
This allows you to relax in one of the luxurious cottages, all raised on a wooden platform and covered by a grass-thatched roof. It is a perfect blending with the natural environment, stylishly and thoughtfully designed for your absolute comfort, convenience, and pleasure.
All cottages have a private balcony with a great view and chances to see the wildlife of Lake Mburo.
The luxury cottages are spacious, very comfortable and equipped with a clean private bathroom with hot shower and flushing toilet. Comfortable king-sized beds with mosquito nets will make sure you have a perfect night.
Mburo Safari Lodge boasts of its excellent accommodations for those on the 2 day Lake mburo tour. The accommodation comprises the main Lodge, cottages and honeymoon house. They are all raised on a wooden platform.
These rooms are covered by a grass-thatched roof, perfectly blending with the natural environment, stylishly and thoughtfully designed for your absolute comfort, convenience, and pleasure.
Each of the room is equipped with clean private bathrooms with hot showers and toilets and private balconies. There are handcrafted wooden furniture, comfortable king-sized beds, mosquito nets and wardrobes all opening out to their private balconies.
Some cottages have a full kitchen. All rooms are privately situated, making it an ideal place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds you on your 2 day Lake mburo tour.
2 Day Lake Mburo Tour Itinerary in Brief
Day 1: Pick up from Kampala or Entebbe International Airport in the morning and transfer to Lake Mburo. After lunch enjoy a boat ride and an late evening game drive.
Day 2: Early morning nature walk before late breakfast and after checkout, enjoy a game drive before departure back to Kampala.