A day off out of Kampala is an opportunity to explore the whispers of the wild in Lake Mburo National Park, the wildlife sanctuary that is located 239km west of Kampala, the capital of Uganda.
Lake Mburo National Park is home to a variety of wildlife and there has been introduction of giraffes. You will take the pleasure to explore the memorable experience of looking for wildlife on safari, boat cruise, bicycle or horseback ride, making it the closest you can be to wild animals of all Savannah parks in Uganda. On this three days trip, the memorable sundowner, boat safari on the chain of 14 lakes, trek to Kazuma and Kigarama hills. You will be looking for wildlife such as Orib, zebra, impalas, Topi, Eland, reedbuck, Leopard and many others on the list of approximately 70 mammal species that await you. Explore the extended wetland habitat stretching up to 50km that supports a chain of ecosystems.
Day 1: Kampala – Lake Mburo:
Drive from Kampala stopping at the equator for memorable moments as you take coffee, buy souvenirs or pictures at the center of the globe. Arrive at Lake Mburo National Park in the afternoon. You will spend the night in one of the scenic lodges located on the hills overlooking Lake Mburo plains. On arrival check in for dinner and overnight at Eagles nest. Todays optional activities include the cow watering experience, a visit to Igongo museum, the community traditional dance or relaxing as you take the beautiful views from the lodge Terrance.
Day 2: wildlife safaris:
Early morning breakfast and head to the park gate to start the morning game drive. Meet the ranger guide and drive to the park office as you look for herds of game grazing in the jungles. Start the game drive of your choice that may be horseback riding, cycling, walking or driving as you spot the Zebra, Giraffe and many of the 350 bird species in this park. After several hours with the game, head to the dock to participate in the boat cruise to explore the water ecosystem. Common site during the boat will be hippos, Otter, fish eagles, kingfishers and other mammal cooling off on the edges. With the help of a ranger guide, you will endlessly spot the unique wildlife in this park. After the two hours of the boat cruise, return to lunch on the lakeside restaurant. After lunch is good time to drive to Kazuma look out. Where you will take the panoramic view of Lake Mburo landscape as you watch the sunset and then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
In the morning, take a relaxed breakfast as you take the memorable views of the sunrise over Lake Mburo, from the lodge. Enjoy the cold breeze as you say bye to this beautiful locale. Transfer to the next destination or Return to Kampala.
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- Transport: Private Car with fuel and driver guide
- Meals: 4 breakfast, 2 dinners, 2 lunches
- Activities: All park entrance fees on safari, boat cruise, Kazuma lookout.
- Accommodation: Accommodation for 4 nights including Kampala
Upgrade available on demand:
- Visa costs (if required)
- Bar drinks
- Hotel extras
- Meals (Lunch and dinner) in Kampala
- Insurance cover (can be added on request)
- Single supplement
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