This 2 day safari takes you to one of the smallest National Parks in Uganda– Lake Mburo National Park which is located approximately 240km (by road) west of Kampala; it takes 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. While in the park you might not miss out on seeing the leopards, hyenas, and side stripped jackals in the night.
Day 1: Depart for Lake Mburo National Park, an evening Boat ride
Have a morning breakfast at the hotel in Kampala after which you will be picked up by our driver guide, he will also brief you more about the 2 Days safari in Lake Mburo. You will later drive to towards the Western part of Uganda through towns like Lyantonde and Masaka. You will have a stopover at Mpambire drum makers village where you will observe and also get to know how the locals make the drums.
On arrival in the park, continue for lunch at any hotel or lodge of your choice as you proceed along the park trails you will spot various animals such as the elands, warthogs, buffaloes, zebras, and waterbucks. In the evening you will have a boat ride along the lake where you will have a great time having a chance to see different animals like the crocodiles, hippos, topis and birds like the fish eagles.
Later return to the lodge for diner and an overnight.
Accommodation options; Mihingo Lodge(Luxury), Lake Mburo Safari Lodge/Rwakobo Rock(Mid-range), Eagle’s Nest Lodge(Budget)
Day 2: Morning Game drive
Have an early morning breakfast and start off the game drive through the Park, it takes 3 hours. This will give you an amazing glimpse of the Savannah and the 5 lakes. You will also see various animals such as buffaloes, antelopes, zebras, hyenas, topis, hippos, also not forgetting the different bird species on the acacia trees and near the lake making beautiful sounds.
After the game drive check out and head to Kampala, having a stopover in Masaka for lunch and also at the Equator for photos as you proceed to Kampala reaching in the afternoon.
END OF SAFARI
Rate per person
No of persons Budget Mid-range Luxury
1 Person $875 $1065 $2200
2 Persons $785 $865 $1500
4 Persons $646 $795 $1450
6 Persons $495 $565 $1225
Ground transport in a 4 x 4 vehicle
Fuel for the entire tour
English speaking Ugandan driver/guide
Park entrance fees
Water in the car throughout the tour
Accommodation as listed in the program
Services of Park rangers and Gorilla guides
Airfares into Uganda
Entry Visa fees
Gorilla trekking permits
Tips for guides and lodge staff
Airport departure taxes
Food and alcoholic beverages
All expenses of a personal nature e.g. laundry, souvenirs etc.
Uganda Safaris Packages
- 2 Days to Lake Mburo national park
- 10 Days Uganda Super Safari
- 12 Rwenzori Mountain hiking & Queen Elizabeth tour
- 15 Days Bird Watching Safari
- 3 Days tour to Murchison Falls National park
- 10 Day gorilla, game & birding safari
- 5 Days Gorillas & Lake Bunyonyi Tour
- 6 Days Gorillas & Chimpanzee Tour
- 6 Day Gorillas & Queen Elizabeth N.P